Picayune Main St, Inc

200 Highway 11, South
P.O. Box 1656
Picayune, MS  39466
Phone: 601-799-3070
Fax:  601-749-3319
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Main Street Accomplishments

P.O. Box 1656 Picayune MS 39466   601-799-3070-phone    www.picayunemainstreet.com

Picayune A Great Place to Live, Work and Play

2020 Picayune Main Street, Inc. Accomplishments

Applying the National Main Street 4-Point Approach
Design; Organization; Promotion & Economic Vitality
 to Achieve Downtown Beautification & Historic Preservation  Projects

 Design
  • Mural- Rester Street & Williams Avenue on Wilson Printing Building
  • Mural on Picayune Drug Building
  •  Mural on Stewart Insurance Building – Original Bank of Picayune Building
  • Awarded Funds to complete 7 Façade Projects in Downtown Picayune
Organization
  •  2 General Membership Meetings with Elected & Appointed Officials as Speakers
  • Shared Local Community Events via Social Media Facebook, Instagram, and Email
  •  Shared Grant Opportunities  through Social Media for Local Small Businesses
  • Awarded a Payroll Protection Program Grant  to secure staff during Pandemic
Promotion
  • Listed as 1 of 20 Premier Programs in the 2020 MS State Tour Guide
  • Sponsored 52nd Bi-Annual Fall Street Festival November 7&8 
  • Co-Sponsor with City of Picayune the Annual Christmas on the Rails and Shop by Candlelight Event First Friday in December 
  • Partnered with City to provide essential service support of Street Festival.
  • Updated 16-page booklet with Picayune History, Facts and Trivia, Downtown & Local points of interest, nearby attractions, a Downtown Walking map, and a local resource list
  • Support Picayune Main Street, Inc. Annual events through paid advertising in our local Media-WRJW & Picayune Item
  • 2020 Collectible Christmas Ornament Honoring Jack Read Park Pavilion
  • Restructured 13th Annual Rockin Blues Event to be the most successful to date
Economic Vitality
  • Awarded MS Main Street- 2020 Outstanding Façade Improvement Project- Making Downtown More Lovable Campaign
  • Recognized 2nd Place State Civic/Non-Profit Organization by Keep Mississippi Beautiful
  • Received $55,000.00 in  Grants for Downtown Revitalization Purpose
  • Received $10,500.00 Grants from Visit MS to promote Picayune MS
  • Received $ 6,500.00 Grant to for2021 Alley Projects
  • Received $1,000.00 Grant Downtown Beautification Grant from Wal-Mart
  • Awarded $61,000.00 in Grants for to  Downtown Business Owners
  • Secured Funding from MS Heritage Area Program to Preserve trunk filled with personal material, papers and drawings of Wilfred Lockyer that was donated to the Lower Pearl River Valley Transportation Museum by Mark and Lourie Formby through the Picayune Main Street program. Contents of trunk were examined, catalogued, and scanned under the direction of Rhonda Jenkins Price with the MS Heritage Area Program.
Community Development Precedes Economic Development

Board of Directors

President:
- Tom Milar
Vice President:
- Jessica Tebo
Secretary:
- Suzan Wilson
Treasurer:
- Tim Hart
Emeritus:
- Bill Edwards
Members:
- Gidget O'Daniels
- Norman Howell
- Eric Morris
- Byron Hill
- Ted Barze'
- Raquel Theriot

Staff

Director:
-
Reba Beebe

Assistant:
-
Jo Scheel

 

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