Charlevoix Main Street DDA Receives National Accreditation

Main Street Charlevoix is getting some national recognition.

Main Street America’s National Main Street Center has given the city’s Downtown Development Authority a national accreditation.

The organization evaluates main street community’s performance every year. They look to identify local programs that meet performance standards.

“We’re functioning at our max capacity,” said Lindsey Dotson, Executive Director of Charlevoix Main Street Downtown Development Authority.

“We have a strong budget, we have a great community engagement and we’re having effective programming and business assistance programs that are essentially moving our economy forward in a really positive way,” said Dotson.

This is the second year Charlevoix has received the accreditation.