AMARILLO -- Center City of Amarillo, Inc., received state and national recognition for its successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community.
The Texas Historical Commissions (THC) Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) made the announcement at the winter gathering of Texas Main Street managers.
Sixty-three designated Main Street programs in Texas were recognized. Other Main Street cities in the area receiving recognition included Canyon, Levelland and Plainview.
"Being part of the Main Street network brings valuable resources to Center City," said Beth Duke, executive director of Center City. "National recognition means that we meet or exceed all standards."
"This recognition places us in the top Main Street cities across the nation. We are all working toward common goals of preserving our downtown history and helping our downtowns thrive in the future," she said. "This prestigious national and state recognition is a tribute to the hundreds of Center City volunteers who make our special events a success and to our loyal businesses that call downtown home."
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