Organization Committee

Primary Areas of Focus:

  • Funding – Develops budgets, fund drives and creates controls of inventories and promotional merchandise
  • Public Relations – Promotes positive identity of MSKI through newsletter, speaker’s bureau, media appearances, updates to city and county government, and regular media releases
  • Internal Communication – Oversees completion of meeting minutes, committee reports, annual reports and meetings and compiles program’s “Action Plans”
  • Volunteer Development – Maintains an educated and enthusiastic volunteer work base through recruitment, orientation and retention programs

Monthly Meeting Time: 1st Thursday of the month, 4:00 P.M.

Program of Work

Internal & External Communication

  • Website
  • District News Monthly Newsletter
  • City Council Meetings
  • Monthly Radio Program
  • Monthly Newspaper Articles
  • Merchant/Property Owner Visits
  • Facebook and Twitter Posts
  • Storyboards


  • Summer Fun & Fund Raiser
  • Pledge Drive
  • Wine Over Water Brews on the Bridge
  • Film Festival
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Mystery Event

Training / Continuing Education

  • MSKI New Volunteers’ Training
  • 3 Main Street Iowa Trainings
  • Iowa Downtown Conference
  • Main Street America Conference