A sincere THANK YOU to Lorain National Bank for being this year's Wine & Chocolate Walk Bag Sponsor.
Lorain National Bank is a full-service community bank providing lending, deposit, investment and trust services to individuals and small-to medium sized businesses. Lorain National Bank and its Morgan Bank division have 20 retail-banking locations and 28 ATMs in Lorain, eastern Erie, western Cuyahoga and Summit counties.
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 us reach our goals! No amount of time or energy is too small. There are many different ways for you and your family or business to be involved. Check out the Community Calendar for various committee meetings and events to learn more.
Main Street Amherst, along with the City of Amherst, will be hosting the annual “Pride Day” on Saturday, May 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the clean-up along the downtown Amherst business district, Maude Neiding Park, etc. Bring a broom, dustpan, clippers, and/or a rake. Trash bags will be provided. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Main Street Community Center, 255 Park Avenue at 9:00 a.m. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, call 440-984-6709.
Wine & Chocolate Walk
Stroll downtown Amherst on Sunday, May 19 and be treated to a sample of wine or chocolate from all of our local businesses. You'll be sure to learn a new tidbit of info about our city while finding a new favorite shop or business. One of Main Street Amherst's most popular events!
General admission tickets are SOLD OUT! A big thank you to Lorain National Bank for being this year's bag sponsor.
Interested in promoting your business during this awesome event? Download our registration form to learn more.
Walkin' on Wednesdays
MSA is currently looking for local entertainers to volunteer their services during our summer entertainment series, Walkin' on Wednesdays. Held the second Wednesday of June, July and August, It is a great way to promote your talent to families, couples and community members. For more information, please call Teresa at (440) 984-6709 or download our registration form.
If your business would like to host an entertainer during Walkin' on Wednesdays, please complete our business participation form.
Amherst After Hours Networking
Our next quarterly networking will be Wednesday, July 24 at Ziggy's Pub & Restaurant from 5:00-7:00pm. Meet other professionals in the Amherst community while learning more about how MSA can help you build your business. Get to know MSA members socially as well as on a professional level. Snacks are provided along with a cash bar.
The City of Amherst will be conducting infrastructure improvements througout the downtown this fall and into 2013. All downtown businesses will remain open during this contruction period.