Nominees Announced for 2019 Main Street Awards

The 2019 Main Street Award nominees were narrowed down through a process that started with public nomination across five of six nomination categories.

The choices were tallied, the nominees were notified, and on Thursday, April 18th during our Downtown Celebration, we will gather together to recognize the accomplishments of each nominee, as well as name this year's official winners of the 2019 Main Street Awards.

Each nominee is incredibly worthy of praise, and our final list is certainly reflective of the quality of leadership in our community. Join us in uplifting this year's nominees, and purchase your tickets to also join us at The Adelphia Music Hall on the evening of Thursday, April 18th to celebrate the winners.


2019 Main Street Award Nominees

Building Improvement Award

To be awarded to a building owner who's building's facade was improved in a way that increases the value of the property and uplifts quality design.

Nominees are: American Flags & Poles, IncSwell / Ketter Block Building, and Townhouse

Outstanding Collaboration Award

To be awarded to the event, project, or initiative that showcased a strong collaboration of local organizations to make a positive impact on downtown Marietta.

Nominees are: Hometown Holidays, Cash Mob Mondays, MOV Rebound for Kids, Main Street West, and the Epicenter / Makerspace

Overachiever of the Year Award

To be awarded to an individual who has gone above and beyond in championing the Main Street mission.

Nominees are: Debbie Cline, Denyse Fordham, Jackson Patterson, Tanner Huffman, Tim Glover

Best Neighbor Award

To be awarded to a downtown neighbor (business owner, property owner, employee, or otherwise) who is always willing to offer a helping hand, contributes to the quality of life downtown, and actively works to uplift our community.

Nominees are: Andrew Lisk (Lisk Lawn Care), Bill Mannix (Merrill Lynch), Caroline Waller (Passiflora Studio), Jennifer Sturgill (Green Acres of Marietta), and Karen Henthorn (Jeremiah’s Coffee House)

Community Builder Award

To be awarded to an individual who has facilitated the development of our community and unified people for the betterment of downtown Marietta.

Nominees are: Charlie Clay, Geoff Schenkel, Heather Allender, Tyson Whistler

Main Street Mission Award

To be awarded to an individual, decided upon solely by the Marietta Main Street Board of Directors, who has had a significant impact on the operations, leadership, and vision of Marietta Main Street.

Winner to be announced at our Downtown Celebration. All finalist receive one free ticket to the Downtown Celebration - email Sam@mariettamainstreet.org for your discount code!