Genoa Main Street
Genoa is an award winning Illinois Main Street Community located in the heart of the historic and scenic Kishwaukee River Valley. We are at approximately the midpoint on the historic Chicago to Galena Stagecoach Trail. Located 60 miles west of Chicago on State Route 72, Genoa is the gateway to scenic northwest Illinois.
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OPEN AIR MARKETS START MAY 24
MEET OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Genoa Main Street, Inc. is proud to announce Jen Bristow as our new Executive Director. For more information, click on this link to her in the Daily Chronicle.
THANKS TO OUR TOP TIER 2013 PARTNERS
SPRINGBOARD2 WELCOMES CROWN EXTERIORS
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies welcomed Crown Exteriors to Genoa. Located at 113-D North Genoa Street, the former home-based business joins J/Studio/Zumba Fitness and North Pines Climate Control in Genoa Main Street's Small Business Incubator , Springboard2. From left are Mayor-elect Mark Vicary, Genoa Main Street Executive Director Mim Evans and Crown Exteriors President Chad Poegel. Also participating were Chamber President Doug Guard, and
Kristie Mulso, Chamber Executive Director.
We invite you to patronize these newest Genoa businesses.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
Please call our main number 815-784-6961 or email us at email@example.com to schedule an appointment or meeting. Our offices are on the 2nd floor of Heartland Bank and Trust Company
April 9 - 8:35 a.m. -- Board of Directors Meeting (New date)
April 15--Char Mill Scholarship Voting Ebds
April 25 --Red Hats Day
ANNUAL REPORT ONLINE
2013 Annual Appreciation Report & Dinner
Click below for printable copies:
RED HAT DAY
Genoa's 8th Annual Red Hat Day!
Friday, April 25
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
at the Genoa Library-10am
Ellie from "Ellie Presents"
as heard on public radio!
Red Hat Schedule
9:30-Meet and greet at the Genoa Public Library, enjoying treats.
10:00-Ellie Presents her Lecture:
Informative and Great Fun!
11:00-Red Hat Parade with Genoa Gentlemen to escort you.
Pictures and prizes to follow.
12:00-SHOP and DINE with specials from your Genoa Main Street Goody Bag.
April 15 is the last day to VOTE or DONATE for votes in the Char Miller
Scholarship Competition. Stay tuned for info on which high school senior was awarded this $1000 Scholarship from Genoa Main Street. THANKS to all who participated!
MARKET DAYS ARE COMING!
Come join us for open air shopping in downtown Genoa.
Markets are open 9-2
May 24, June28, July26,
August 23, September 27
Contact Jen Bristow for more info
COME SPEND THE DAY
Enjoy a day of dining, golfing or shopping with friends. Or take some time to discover the rich history of Genoa by visiting the museum. Join us in one of our community events or celebrations. There is always something exciting to do in Genoa.
PUT GMS ON YOUR LIST....
As 2014 opens, think of us for a donation. Your support enables us to carry out our mission of
preserving Genoa's historic heritage and small town wholesomeness while promoting economic development and downtown improvements.
Click here for the request to donate, the brochure of benefits, and the coupon to complete and return to us, or just click on the donate button the left side of this page and make your donation.
Thanks for Your Support of Genoa Main Street, Inc.
"We Can" Cans Available
Got loose change? Let us put it to work!
Stop at the Genoa Main Street office on the top floor of Heartland Bank downtown and pick up one of these handy cans.
Fill it up and return it. We can put your change to work on our projects.
Click here for a list of donors.
NOVEMBER NEWS FLASH
Monthly update on business developments for downtown Genoa merchants, businesses and building owners.....
Click here for printable copy
Genoa Main Street in cooperation with downtown businesses has developed and accessibility guide for those with special needs to when visiting downtown. Click here for the press release, and here to view a copy of the guide.