Congratulations to Main Street Maple Shade!

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Check out the businesses on Main Street in Maple Shade!  There is a good chance you’ll be able to find what you need in just a few short blocks.

The Main Street Maple Shade Inc.(MSMS) team and President, Ellen McDowell, have been working hard to revitalize Main Street, support long time businesses and bring new ones to downtown.  MSMS’s hard work has paid off both with new businesses coming to town and national recognition.

The group recently earned recognition from the National Main Street Center.  In order to receive this annual accreditation, MSMS team worked hard to meet 10 standards of performance related to  commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The evaluation criteria includes developing and implementing comprehensive and sustainable revitalization efforts, as well as meeting standards including fostering strong public-private partnerships, securing an operating budget, tracking programmatic progress and actively preserving historic buildings.

For more information, see the article on SouthJerseyLocalNews.com “Main Street group awarded accreditation in Maple Shade”