How Can Social Media Benefit Your Business?

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Are you interested in how social media can benefit your business?  Learn how on Monday, July 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Jefferson Telecom.  Five local college students want to help you learn how to connect with your customers through popular and free social media sites: Facebook, Trip Advisor, and Yelp.  After an overview presentation, you will be able to sign up for an individual session this summer to get your business started.  Social media makes a difference – come and learn how it can make a difference for YOU!  Thanks to Kate Larson, Westley Long, Konnor Wilkins, Beth Teusch and Jasmine Mobley for offering this wonderful opportunity for all of our businesses.

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Courthouse Lawn Garage Sale on July 11

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Jefferson Matters: Main Street is hosting a garage sale on the Greene County Courthouse Lawn on Saturday, July 11 from 7:30 a.m. – noon.  Participants will set up and staff their own tables and keep their profits – all the benefits of a garage sale without having to clean the garage!  This event is free but it does require registration by July 8 so we can help promote your plans.

Registration forms are available on our Facebook page, at the public library and at Homestead Coffee and can be left at the Main Street office at 110 W. Lincoln Way or mailed to P.O. Box 13.  Also see link below.

Residents, vendors, direct sales are all invited to set up on the lawn.  Merchants are invited set up in front of their businesses on their sidewalk.  No tents are allowed and electricity will not be available.  Check in that morning from 6 – 7 a.m. by the Lincoln Statue.  In case of rain, the event will be cancelled.

Registration Form:  garage sale poster FINAL in pdf


Rooftop Art Installed

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There is now another reason to go to the top of the Mahanay Bell Tower – to see the first rooftop art installation!  The art design of Stephanie Hammond was attached to the rooftop of her parent’s business, Skeeter Creek Fabricators in downtown Jefferson.  This was a long term project of the Tower View Team, a committee from Jefferson Matters: Main Street.

A reception was held on Saturday, June 6 from 2-4 p.m. on the Bell Tower Plaza.  Don Van Gilder explained the project and introduced the artist to the large group attending.  Stephanie explained her work called “Renewed Dreams” and thanked Kathy Hankel and the late Diane Foster for encouraging her.  The red ribbon was cut, pictures were taken, and over 140 people rode the elevator to the top of the Bell Tower to view the installation.

The Tower View Team is led by Debra McGinn who has been instrumental in many other projects bringing people to Jefferson Main Street.  This group welcomes those interested to join their group to have fun and bring ideas like rooftop art to fruition.