St. Cloud Main Street honored with three awards at state ceremony

Above are representatives from St. Cloud Main Street at the Florida Main Street Awards program.

St. Cloud Main Street was honored with three awards at the recent 2019 Florida Main Street Awards.

Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announced the winners at the annual awards program that showcases the innovative practices and projects that contribute to the success of local Main Street programs.

St. Cloud Main Street won the following awards:

 •Outstanding Florida Main Street Public Improvement Honor Award: Merit Award – New York Avenue Improvement, St. Cloud Main Street.

 •Outstanding Florida Main Street Sign/Display Project Honor Award –  Merit Award: Welcome Mural, St. Cloud Main Street.

 •Outstanding Florida Main Street Business of the Year Honor Award: Merit Award – Brews ‘N’ Blues, St. Cloud Main Street.

“I am proud to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of the Main Street organizations, team members, local governments and associates that help make the Florida Main Street program so impactful,” said Lee. “Their commitment to economic development and historic preservation has been essential to the revitalization of Florida’s historic downtowns.”

Twenty-six honor and merit awards were presented on July 25 Florida Main Street Annual Conference in Orlando’s Church Street District.