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Education Coordinator Job Opening

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Education Coordinator Position Description Position Objectives The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) is seeking a professional who is passionate, organized with complex logistics, energetic, a superb communicator to a wide variety of audiences for the position of Education Coordinator.  The Education Coordinator will be responsible for growing, planning, and administering the […]

Job Posting: Program Assistant at Red Wing Downtown Main Street

Job Summary Provides administrative support, assistance with special projects and events, fundraising initiatives, volunteer management activities, and any other responsibilities deemed appropriate. Serves as an advocate for the downtown area. Organization Relationships Reports to Red Wing Downtown Main Street Executive Director Other: This position entails regular contact with downtown property and business owners, city department […]

Holiday Shopping and Celebrating

Are you shopping small this year with Small Business Saturday?  Perhaps Plaid Friday is more your style. Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Well, if you’re keeping it local, keeping it festive, here are ways to get out and explore Minnesota’s Main Streets this holiday season: Willmar Holidaze 2014, Nov. 22, 2014 Black/Plaid Friday, November 28, 2014 New […]

2014 Upper Mississippi Main Street Conference

October 21-23, 2014 Convention Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin Conference Hotel: Downtown Radisson Register Online DRAFT Conference Agenda October 21st 8 – 10 PM: Evening Reception with cash bar, snacks October 22nd 8:30 AM: Welcome & Opening Remarks – LaCrosse Mayor Tim Kabat 8:45-9:45 AM: Keynote Speaker – PPS, Cynthia Nikitin 9:45-10:00 AM: Break 10:00-11:00: Session […]

Downtown Business Showcases Historic Renovation…and Motorcycle Accessories!

August 19, 2014 Shakopee, Minnesota – A new downtown destination is open for businesses in a newly renovated building after hosting their Grand Opening celebration earlier this month. Inessa Hansen, owner of OneSexyBikerChick’s For the Journey Emporium, committed a lot of thought and energy into the restoration of the former Auto Parts service store at […]

Preservation Month Celebration May 20th at Pioneer Endicott

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Preservation Month Celebration at Pioneer Endicott Planned for May 20, 2014 The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota hosts a gathering with sneak-peek tours of the newly transformed Pioneer Endicott apartment complex, partnering with local businesses and the Minnesota Museum of American Art to celebrate the renovation of these beautiful buildings and all things […]

Red Stag Heritage Menus in Honor of Preservation Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Red Stag Supper Club and The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Partner to Celebrate Preservation Month in May St. Paul, MN – April 16, 2014 – The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) and The Red Stag Supper Club have teamed up to honor Preservation Month in May with specialty Heritage Menus. Each […]

Red Wing Restaurant Challenge

Excerpted from Red Wing Downtown Main Street and their Restaurant Challenge Do you or someone you know want to open or expand a restaurant to historic Downtown Red Wing? Based on local business survey results, and backed with Market Research Data – there is a need for additional restaurants in Downtown Red Wing. The Business […]

Call for Nominations Issued for 2014 Minnesota Preservation Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ramona Haines, Development Coordinator rhaines@mnpreservation.org, 612.987.7880 (c) Call for Nominations Issued for 2014 Minnesota Preservation Awards  30th annual awards program highlights top preservation achievements Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Minnesota Preservation Awards, a program run by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM). The Awards recognize outstanding projects, groups […]

MainStreet Owatonna Becomes Newest Program of Minnesota Main Street

For Immediate Release For more information: Melanie Sunnarborg MainStreet Owatonna Director, Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism 507-451-7920 x105 msunnarborg@owatonna.org or Emily Northey Minnesota Main Street Coordinator, Preservation Alliance of Minnesota 651-262-8770 enorthey@mnpreservation.org MainStreet Owatonna Becomes Newest Program of Minnesota Main Street Owatonna is the sixth and newest Designated Main Street community with Minnesota […]