OLDE TOWN GROVE CITY is a non-profit organization committed to creating a better downtown Grove City through economic initiatives, promotional efforts and physical improvements. We are currently one of two projects (or “councils” under Grow Grove City).
Our MISSION: to promote and maintain a successful, attractive, and vibrant downtown community.
Our VISION: to be a central organizing and resourcing organization supporting the economic stability of a thriving downtown through intentional partnerships, cultural and social events, and beautification projects.
Olde Town Grove City is an accredited National Main Street Program, a prestigious designation that indicates the fulfillment of 10 rigorous standards determined by The Main Street Program. Accreditation is an annual award and Olde Town Grove City has maintained this status consistently for the past six years. This means that Olde Town Grove City
Olde Town Grove City works with the following three distinct but cooperative non-profit organizations at the national and state levels:
We are one of two distinct organizations (the other organization being the Grove City Arts Council) that operate under the direction of the Board of Directors for Grow Grove City (GCRI) and it’s 501c3 status.
We operate using the National Main Street’s Four-Point Approach. The Four-Point Approach revitalizes and stabilizes a downtown business district via the cooperative efforts of four volunteer-driven committees:
Chairperson: Melinda Steigerwald
Focus: organizing the financial and volunteer support necessary to implement the four-point approach; supports the manager and oversees the work of the other three committees
Chairperson: Dave Valenza
Focus: the implementation of a unified, consistent plan for marketing OldeTown including the general image, special events and retail promotions.
Chairperson: Tom Burdick
Focus: the improvement and enhancement of the physical environment of OldeTown
Chairperson: Mike Peck
Focus: cultivating a business environment that directs investment in OldeTown by supporting existing businesses, recruiting new businesses and providing entrepreneurial opportunities
Our Manager, Julia Anderson, is responsible for the development, conduct, presentation and documentation of Olde Town Grove City. As the principal on-site staff person, she is responsible for coordinating all project activities locally as well as for representing the community regionally and state-wide as is appropriate.
Please check out our updated website at www.oldetowngrovecity.com.
You can also find us on Facebook (facebook.com/OldeTownGroveCity) and follow us on Twitter (OldeTownGCPA)!
OLDE TOWN GROVE CITY is a non-profit organization committed to creating a better downtown Grove City through economic initiatives, promotional efforts and physical improvements. We are currently one of two projects (or “councils” under…