Main Street Amherst would like to thank Lighthouse Insurance for being a sponsor of this year's Lolly the Trolley Light Tour.
Lighthouse Insurance Agency is a full-service independent insurance firm. Their independent status is a great advantage for their customers. They have the flexibility to work with many different companies to meet the individual needs of their customers and get them the best competitive rates available. For more information, please call (440) 984-3463 or visit www.lighthouseinsranceamnerst.com
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.
Lolly the Trolley Rides
Lolly the Trolley tickets are now available! Trolley rides will be Wednesday, December 18th. The rides are $5 per person and are available for: 6:00pm, 7:30pm & 8:15pm (the 6:45pm ride is already sold out). Get your tickets now by calling Main Street Amherst between 9am-3pm at 984-6709. Voice mails will be returned in the order they call. Seats are limited!! A big thank you to our sponsors of this event - CenturyLink and Lighthouse Insurance!
Shop Local this Holiday Season
Support your local businesses this holiday season by shopping local! Spend a few house wondering around our wonderful, historic district while sipping a hot chocolate or fresh brewed coffee. Take in all the holiday lights and delicious smells coming from our restaurants. Find that unique gift you have been looking for. Amherst is a great place to be this holiday season!
January General Supportership Meeting
The next General Supportership Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 2 at the Main Street Community Center. The meeting begins at 9:00am and last one hour. All are welcome to attend! Come and learn what's happening in Amherst! Minutes from the December General Meeting are now available online.
Miracle on Main Street
Special Thanks to all of our wonderful Miracle on Main Street Parade and Santa's Helper Sponsors: Amherst Fire Department, Amherst Public Library, Chris Schiefer Insurance, Dovin & Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, Jenkins & Bevan Insurance, EMH Regional Healthcare System, First Federal Savings of Lorain, First Merit Bank, Hot Dog Heaven, KeyBank, McArthur & Sons, Peck & Peck Accountants, Premier Toyota Scion, Rehabilitation Consultants, Peter Stamatis, Thome Farms and Zilch Florists.
Smart Start Workshop
Join us on Tuesday, January 7 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Main Street Community Center to gain some expertise on Human Resource issues as well as a general understanding of Obamacare and how it effects your business. Registration is available online and is only $5 for MSA members and $15 for non-members. Late registration is $20. This workshop is brought to you by Main Street Amherst and LCCC's Small Business Development Center.
Amherst After Hours Networking
The next Amherst After Hours Networking will be held on Wednesday, January 22 from 5-7pm at Cork's & Stubby's -- please note new location for all of 2014!