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Columbia again enters contest for $25,000 prize

Mayor Pam Hoots encourages everyone to vote now to advance Columbia Public Square to the next round of a contest toward a $25,000 prize in the program recognizing America's Main Streets and their "Road to Recovery."

Independent We Stand, a national small business movement, has kicked-off its sixth annual America's Main Streets contest, a three-month long web-driven contest to help consumers, small business owners and Main Street organizations.

"We urge everyone to vote for Columbia," said Mayor Pamela Hoots. "We are proud of our community." Voting is done on the website which also provides sponsor information.

Important dates in the contest:
* Sept. 13 to Nov. 7: Nominations and quarterfinalist voting
* Nov. 15 to Dec. 12: Semifinalist voting
* Dec. 20: America's Main Streets "Road to Recovery" winner announced
* Feb. 14: "Show Your Main Streets Some Love" event; America's Main Streets "Road to Recovery" winner announces plans for $25,000 grand prize.

Call 270-384-2501 for more details from the City of Columbia, or email .

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