Main Street Enterprise: it’s a pretty big deal. That’s why it’s the subject of our latest local spotlight! Learn more about this amazing organization and how it continues to help our town, year after year after year.
What is Main Street Enterprise?
Main Street Enterprise seeks to economically empower our local Main Street. Because Main Street in Enterprise features many local businesses, its success can impact the vitality of our whole town. So, when it thrives, our whole city enjoys that economic success.
This organization is also a subset of Main Street Alabama! Learn more about it—and its goals—below.
What is Main Street Alabama?
Since 2010, Main Street Alabama has helped local Main Streets from all over the state. This nonprofit organization knows that a strong Main Street means:
- More local jobs;
- More resources;
- A stronger local economy;
- A stronger state economy; and
- A more successful town.
Main Street Alabama is also a part of a wider project! It uses ideas and strategies from the National Main Street Approach.
How does Main Street Enterprise help our town?
If you’ve ever been to Main Street in Enterprise, you know that it hosts wide array of successful small businesses. These businesses and employees have benefited from the help of Main Street Alabama, which seeks to fortify our local economy through one of its most unique ports: its Main Street location. Main Street Alabama tackles four subjects, all of them outlined by the National Main Street Approach. They are:
- Organization; and
- Economic vitality.
Together, these four cornerstones are some of the “main” things that help a local economy thrive. Well, there’s actually one more thing: you! Main Street Alabama—and Main Street Enterprise—understand that a town’s residents are extremely important. They want to make sure that each Main Street is well-connected with its residents, allowing both people and the local economy to succeed.
What can I find at Main Street in Enterprise?
Our local Main Street really does have something for everybody. There are amazing local businesses like:
- Yoga studios;
- Nail care salons;
- Dinner theater;
- Antiques shops;
- Music shops;
- Clothing shops;
- Printing shops;
- Hair salons; and
- So much more.
How can I help support Main Street Enterprise right now?
Many of us are staying home. That doesn’t mean that you cannot support the cause of Main Street Enterprise—and the businesses in our town—right from your living room! Some ways to help out this local spot include:
- Spreading word-of-mouth or great reviews;
- Ordering gift cards for later use;
- Sending tips or paying for services or appointments that you normally attend, like hair styling or nail appointments;
- Becoming a member of the Downtown Enterprise Business Association;
- Talking about Main Street Enterprise or its businesses on social media (this is a good time to finally post those pics to Instagram and tag the places you visited); and
- Ordering delivery.
Each town has something special—in fact, it has a whole lot of special somethings. One of the many great things about our city is our Main Street, which has enjoyed the support of Main Street Enterprise. Though it may be a bit longer until we can safely visit it, you can still help out this incredible place, right from your home.
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