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The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!

We’re Settling in to our New Location Have you heard the news? The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development (SRPED) has moved their office location right in the heart of the city in beautiful downtown Canton. The Canton Chamber, along with SRPED used to be located in the […]

Posted: June 29, 2021 | View More »

Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!

Vintage Nesbitt’s soda pop machine from Miller’s Bottling Works and the Canton Hotel There’s a new display at the Canton Area Heritage Center with ties to two former family-owned Canton businesses.  It’s a bright orange Nesbitt’s soda pop machine that dates back to the early 1940’s.  Nesbitt’s was known nationally throughout the 20th century for […]

Posted: July 20, 2021 | View More »

Canton Farmer’s Market is open!

Farmer’s Market is open June thru September Canton Main Street’s Farmer’s Market’s opening day was Saturday, June 5th, in conjunction with the Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival. The Farmer’s Market will be open every Saturday until September 25th. On select weekends the market will feature food demonstrations or live local music! The Canton […]

Posted: June 14, 2021 | View More »

July Spotlight – MidAmerica National Bank!

July 2021 Spotlight of the Month Oldest, for profit, business started in Canton that is still in existence! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce MidAmerica National Bank as the July Spotlight of the Month. MidAmerica National Bank located at 100 West Elm Street is the oldest, for profit, business which started in Canton and […]

Posted: July 14, 2021 | View More »

Helping Hands Resale Shoppe donates to Canton Main Street

$8,606 total donated to 4 Organizations! In the month of June, Helping Hands Resale Shoppe gave away $8,606 to some wonderful groups in CANTON! Pictured left to right: Brenda Shawgo representing ST. JUDE RUNS, Wendy Mayall – store manager, Patty Hoffman representing BACK TO SCHOOL BOOK BASH, Amanda Woodruff representing CANTON MAIN STREET & John […]

Posted: July 14, 2021 | View More »

CMS – Fundraiser, Business Micro Grant Program

Digital Raffle Fundraiser! Raising funds for the downtown business micro grant program Canton Main Street wants to help entrepreneurs take steps towards new businesses in our downtown and to help new owners improve or expand existing businesses they’ve purchased. To this end, Canton Main Street will provide as many $1,500 grants as possible, based on […]

Posted: July 12, 2021 | View More »