Get Involved with Main Street Martinsburg efforts to revitalize the downtown and our community are largely dependent upon our tireless corps of volunteers. Our volunteers serve in any number of capacities, from offering professional services to serving on our various committees to helping us manage events to helping with projects. Whatever you’d like to contribute to our efforts, we’re thrilled to have your help! Main Street Martinsburg depends largely on its volunteers to achieve its goals of downtown revitalization. By volunteering your time and energy, you’ll be making a positive difference in your community, connect with others who care about your community, and have a great time doing it. If you’re interested in learning more about how you can get involved, check out our Areas of Focus to learn what project, committee or event fits you best. Check back in a few days to submit your contact information to our office so we can add you to our list of volunteers!
Promotion committee meets second Tuesday of each Month @ 5:00pm At Newberry Executive Center-142 N. Queen Street downtown Martinsburg. Our Promotion committee is a strong committee and working for a positive image with events. Below are a few of the events that this committee tackles. We look forward in seeing you and working with you on this committee…
Co-Chairman’s: Doreane Mosser and Nancy Ferner
Working to create a positive image that will renew the community pride and perception of downtown through special events, advertising, retail promotions and festivals…
- Easter Celebrations
- West Virginia Day Celebrations
- Fridays @ Five Summer Concert Series
- Promote downtown businesses
- Chili Cook-Off
- Christmas Celebrations
Economic Restructuring committee meets the Fourth Wednesday of each month @ 12:00pm At Peking Restaurant-139 S. Queen Street downtown Martinsburg. Our Economic Restructuring committee is a strong committee and working for a positive image with economic development. Below are a few of the events that this committee tackles. We look forward in seeing you and working with you on this committee.
Chairman: Mary Lewis
ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING COMMITTEE
Strengthen the community’s existing economic assets while diversifying its economic base. Create retention and expand successful businesses to provide a balanced commercial mix, sharpening the competitiveness of business owners, and attracting new businesses to unused space into productive property.
- Target & Recruit businesses
- Maintain Building inventory
- Business mixers
- Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
- Farmers Market
- Brownfields Projects
- Merchant meetings
Design Committee meets the Fourth Monday of each month @ 5:00pm at Newberry Executive Center-142 N. Queen Street downtown Martinsburg. Our Design committee is a strong committee and working for a positive image with beautification and creating attention. Below are a few of the events/projects that this committee tackles. We look forward in seeing you and working with you on this committee..
Chairman: MaryAnn Ferro
Design means getting Main Street into top physical shape and creating attention to all of its physical elements: public and private buildings, storefronts, signs, public spaces, parking areas, street furniture, public art, landscaping, merchandising, window displays, and promotional materials.
- Beautification Projects
- Image Campaign
- Martinsburg in Bloom project
- Festival of Banners
- Public Art Projects in Store Fronts
- Snowman Spectacular Project
- Doors to Christmas Event
Organization committee meets with sub-committee on fundraisers. Our next scheduled meeting For Chocolate Fest/Book Faire and Bike Night 2015 committee Street. Our Organization committee is a strong sub-committees and working for a positive image with fundraisers and networking . Below are a few of the events that this committee tackles. We look forward in seeing you and working with you on this committee.
Chairman: Becky Linton
Organization establishes consensus and cooperation by building partnerships among the various groups that have a stake in downtown, everyone working toward the same goal.
- Expand Membership Base
- Expand Volunteer Base
- Chocolate Fest/Book Faire
- Bike Night Event
- Communication Strategies