Oxford Mainstreet, Inc. (OMI) – a nonprofit with a mission to promote and foster economic growth and stability within the Oxford area – has been named an affiliate Main Street America program by the National Main Street Center, according to a report in the Daily Local News.
The National Main Street Center and its program partners announce the list of nationally recognized Main Street America affiliate programs each year in recognition of their commitment to achieving meaningful improvements in downtown areas and commercial districts using the Main Street Approach.
This year, 299 Main Street America affiliate programs were recognized.
In 2017, Main Street America programs generated $4.48 billion in local reinvestment, helped open more than 6,000 net new businesses, generated 30,294 net new jobs, and spurred the rehabilitation of 8,737 historic buildings.
OMI was organized in 1999 by a group of Oxford-area business leaders, merchants, local officials, and volunteers. It’s committed to improving the quality of life for residents and visitors alike by making Downtown Oxford a more attractive and enjoyable place to live, work, play, and shop.
Read more about Oxford Mainstreet, Inc. in the Daily Local News by clicking here.