Main Street America holds patriotic photo contest

Published 3:05 pm Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Middlesboro Main Street Director Emily Ayers is encouraging the community to show their patriotic spirit and enter for a chance to win the Main Street America Photo Contest.

“While enjoying our parade and event to honor our Veterans on July 6, please share your photos with Main Street America by entering their photo contest,” Ayers said.

Whether it is fireworks, parades, barbecues, live music, block parties, street fairs or any other special activity, they want to see all the red, white, and blue.

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Details on how you can enter the contest are as follows:

1) Follow @NatlMainStreet on Instagram;

2) Tag your photo or video with #MainStreetFourth and #WeAreMainStreet.

According to Main Street America’s website, in honor of the Fourth of July, they want to celebrate the patriotic spirit of your Main Street.

They encourage to also tag your snapshots on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. They will re-share the photos and videos that truly stand out and celebrate Patriotic Main Streets.

“We seek to improve the physical appearance of the downtown while maintaining its historic integrity,” Ayers explained. “We want to make downtown Middlesboro the center of the economic, civic and social life of the tri-state area.”

Main Street America helps revitalize older and historic commercial districts. Middlesboro Main Street is a non-profit organization that encourages citizen participation in the revitalization of Cumberland Avenue between 10th and 24th Street.