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Looking for great ideas and solutions? Learn from your peers through the best practices showcased in our Sample Documents. Get answers to your questions about commercial district revitalization and the Main Street Approach®.

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Select from one of 13 main topic categories in the pull-down menu or browse the most recent submissions in the table below. We encourage you to submit new documents, videos, and other materials to share your successes and best practices with other members. Please send an email with the attached document or pdf or links to video and audio files to

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Title Contributed By Date Added
Promotion Planning Checklist October 18, 2012
Evaluating Main Street Promotions National Trust Main Street Center October 18, 2012
Market-Driven Event Planning Worksheet National Trust Main Street Center October 18, 2012
Façade Design Guidelines—DC−Barracks Row Barracks Row Main Street October 11, 2012
SAMPLE_Festival Visitors Survey National Trust Main Street Center October 11, 2012
Sample_Panhandling Ordinance October 4, 2012
Business Improvement Revolving Loan Fund #1 Main Street Gardnerville September 20, 2012
Signs of a Successful Main Street Training Presentation National Trust Main Street Center September 20, 2012
SAMPLE_Employee Handbook Heritage Ohio, Inc. September 13, 2012
Main Street Means Business Training Presentation National Trust Main Street Center September 13, 2012
CDBG Program: Preserving America U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development September 7, 2012
Social Media Policy Guidelines-Florence, S.C. City of Florence September 7, 2012
Event Sponsorship Brochure Waterville Main Street August 29, 2012
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