Downtown Smithfield needs your help to win Independent We Stand's America’s Main Streets Contest! The winning Main Street will receive $25,000 in cash and related prizes to help revitalize that Main Street, and that money would go a long way!
Please click here and click on vote to vote for Smithfield, and please share it with everyone you can. You can vote once every twenty-four hours until April 21, and we'll send you a daily reminder if you sign up here.  If we make it to the quarterfinals (Top 25), we'll move through another round of voting to get to the semifinals (Top 10).  If we're one of the ten communities with the most votes, a panel of judges will select the grand prize winner.   That community will receive receive more than $25,000 in cash and prizes.
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.
Smithfield is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency. 
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