Independent We Stand, powered by STIHL, is drawing attention to “Main Streets” across America while promoting the importance and strong economic benefits of small businesses that help them thrive and prosper through the third annual “America’s Main Streets” contest. The winning Main Street will receive $25,000 in cash and additional sponsor-related prizes. The contest’s timeline is as follows:
- Nominations & Quarterfinalist voting: Feb. 26 through April 22
- Semifinalist voting: April 30 through May 27
- Winner Announcement: June 4
- Winner “Main Streets Make Us Better” event: July 4
Consumers, small business owners and Main Street organizations can nominate and vote for a deserving Main Street online at MainStreetContest.com beginning Feb. 26.