Columbia City recently garnered its Indiana Main Street Association designation. Pictured are two of the initiativeâ€™s volunteers, Liane Minier (left) and Lindsey Hively, who recently shared the associationâ€™s success with Columbia City Rotarians.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s focus on downtown revitalization and improvement has paid off.
The city was recently informed that it had met the stateâ€™s requirements to be designated as a Main Street Association.
Indiana Main Street encourages the revitalization and restoration of downtown areas in Indiana cities and towns.
The program provides technical assistance and educational opportunities to participating communities. Indiana Main Street is the stateâ€™s coordinating program to the National Main Street Center.
Liane Minier, operations coordinator for the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation and volunteer with the group, recently educated Columbia City Rotarians about the new group whose mission is: â€śTo make downtown Columbia City a viable place to operate a business, a rewarding place to live and a fun place to visit.â€ť
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