Sliman's knows that every customer is unique, and wants something different in a car. That is why at Sliman's Sales & Service they have an extensive new car inventory consisting of new 2014 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM vehicles! Whatever you may be interested in there is a car on their lot that is perfect for your unique lifestyle. 


Come on down to their dealership at 7498 Leavitt Road in Amherst and their staff will assist you in the  buying process of your next Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or RAM car!


Thank you to Sliman's Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram for being this year's Miracle on Main Street sponsor.


Lighthouse Insurance

Located in historic downtown Amherst, Lighthouse Insurance Agency is a full-service independent insurance firm. Lighthouse has the flexibility to work with many different companies to meet the individual needs of our customers and get them the best competitive rates available.


They can assist you with all your insurance needs including Home, Auto, Life and Business.  As your trusted insurance adviser, Lighthouse Insurance is constantly looking for ways to reduce rates and save you money.  At Lighthouse Insurance Agency, you'll receive top-notch service while building a lifelong and trustworthy relationship with their customers.


Thank you to Lighthouse Insurance for being the 2014 Lolly the Trolley Sponsor.




Come Help us Grow!

Come to Amherst and experience the quaint, small town feeling of a charming community with a distinctive business district, unique architecture, and a historic downtown that characterizes nineteenth century America.

Main Street Amherst has been designed to promote all aspects of the downtown business district by improving economic management, strengthening public participation, recruiting new businesses, rehabilitating buildings, and making downtown a fun place to visit.

Volunteers are always needed to help reach our goals! No amount of time or energy is too small. There are many different ways for you or business to be involved. Check out the Community Calendar for various committee meetings and events to learn more.


Amherst After HoursAmherst After Hours Networking


Our next Amherst Hours will be held Wednesday, January 21 from 5 to 7pm at Ziggy's.  This event is open to the public and is a great way to meet MSA members and to learn more about how your business can benefit from being a member.


Thank you to this month's sponsors: The Caco Agency, Kiedrowski's Simply Delicious Bakery, ERA Rath - Andrea Neal, Studio Q Photography and James A. Yorks & Associates, Architects.


General Membership Meeting


Our next regularly scheduled General Membership Meeting will be on Thursday, February 5 at 9:00am at the MSA Community Center.  You do not need to be a member to attend; just come and meet fellow business owners.   Our January meeting will not be held due to the New Years holiday.


Smart Start WorkshopSmart Start Workshops


Start the new year off right by attending our upcoming Smart Start Workshop on Tuesday, February 10 from 8-10am!  This workshop will be discussing "The Ins and Outs of Quickbooks." Kathy Coffman will be sharing her vast knowledge of what this accounting system can do for your business as well as the hard-to-answer questions for those who are already using the system.  A continental breakfast will be provided by 5 Corners Bed & Breakfast.  Attendance is just $5 for MSA Members and $15 for non-members. Online registration is now available.


in addition, Christine Smailys from AtoZDatabases will be providing information on how you can create mailing lists and other marketing materials for your business.  The business portion of our March meeting will be shortened to allow for this informative presentation.  You do need to have an Amherst Public Library card to access the database. This presentation is open to everyone free of charge.