Seeking New Board Member

vacancy-iconSterling Main Street currently has a vacancy on its Board of Directors.  We are seeking an individual who has a passion for their community, and would like to take an active role in making Sterling, Illinois a great place to live, work and play!   This is a volunteer position, and would be filling an unexpired 3 year term ending August 2019.

Sterling Main Street’s focus lies on the Central Business District of Sterling – keeping its storefronts full and vibrant, along with downtown beautification projects.   Main Street also coordinates a number of community-wide events, including, but not limited to:  Movies at Grandon, the Twin City Farmers Market, Hot Dog Day, Main Street’s annual Car Show and Music Fest, Seasonal Sights & Sounds, as well as a variety of other activities.

Time commitment – The Main Street board meets once per month (8 AM meeting time).  Subcommittees for its various events meet at different times throughout the year, as needed. A willingness to take an active role in at least 2 event/activity committees is encouraged.

Fundraising is also a part of our board’s role – as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, Main Street relies on its annual Partnership Campaign and Sponsorship contributions for funding of its events and activities.

If you would be interested in serving as a Board Member for Sterling Main Street, please submit your statement of interest to or deliver to the Sterling Main Street office at 318 First Avenue, PO Box 261, Sterling, Illinois.  All information received will be kept confidential.

Should you have any questions, or like additional information about the position, please contact Janna Groharing, Executive Director, or Brian Grummert, Board President.


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