The N.C. Department of Commerce honored the 2020 N.C. Main Street Award Winners at the recent NC Main Street virtual conference. Nine communities received awards for excellence in categories that include economic vitality, design, promotion and organization for downtown revitalization.
In the organization category, Belmont brought home the Best Public-Private Partnership in Downtown Revitalization award for TechWorks Gaston as well as Best Economic Recovery Initiative for the "Keep The Lights On In Belmont" campaign.
In the promotion category, our organization won Best Retail Promotion for the Al Fresco Dining series that was held in the summer of 2020.
Ron Foulk was also recognized as the 2020 Belmont Main Street Champion.
Thank you to everyone that donated their time, contributed financial support, and participated in any of these projects - it truly takes a village.