NEWS AND UPDATES

UPDATES
Georgetown Main Street's Georgetown Take Out Tuesday receives recognition by American Express & Main Street America
- Main Street America 4-22-21
"New Small Business Grants From Georgetown Main Street"
 -The Georgetowner 3-14-21 
Georgetown Main Street 2020 (virtual) Annual Meeting 
View the recording here from March 11, 2021.
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Georgetown Main Street Is Helping the Wisconsin Ave. Corridor Thrive 
The Georgetowner wrote an update on new GMS leadership in September 2020. Click here to read the story.
GMS Holiday Takeover of the Rose Park Winter Market
Peltier Productions shined a spotlight on our efforts to encourage neighbors to shop small safely at our Holiday Market on Small Business Saturday 2020. Click here to watch the video.
CHICKEN POT PIE-ATHON
Georgetown Dish featured the Chicken Pot Pie-Athon campaign, a partnership between GMS and 1310 Kitchen & Bar. Click here to read the story.
Phase 1 - Emergency Fund Allocation
Click here to see the list of recipients of the Georgetown Main Street Emergency Bridge-the-Gap Grant.
COVID-19 Small Business Spotlights
Click here to see the archives of each Small Business Spotlight newsletter we've sent.
2019 SBTA Grant Announcement 
Georgetown Main Street is pleased to announce that 13 businesses along the GMS corridor have been selected to receive a total of $32,000 in Small Business grants. Click here to view the full press release. 
Group Technical Assistance Programs 
We are providing training and workshops to business owners through our Group Technical Assistance Programs (GTAPs) in a small group format. More info here.
City-Wide Updates
Our Last Straw
In an effort to reduce plastic waste and litter in the District, Mayor Bowser recently announced her full support of Our Last Straw, joining the coalition of businesses, environmental organizations, and residents seeking to eliminate the use of single-use plastic straws. Effective January 1, 2019.

Shut the Front Door

The DC Department of Energy & Environment (DDOE) will be enforcing a new law requiring commercial properties to keep their windows and doors closed when running the air conditioner. Businesses can be fined up to $800. More information can be found online. Enforcement for 2019 began May 15, 2019.

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