A local organization hopes to attract more people to Downtown St. Joseph with an Instagram scavenger hunt. "We saw an opportunity to utilize social media and get people Downtown," Dana Massin, a business owner and Downtown First member, said.
Downtown St. Joseph has seen a significant revitalization over the last years thanks to efforts by a number of organizations and entities. Four entities are primarily concerned with the betterment of Downtown: the Downtown Community Improvement District (CID), the Downtown Partnership, the Downtown Association and Downtown First.
The Downtown Marketing Subcommittee revealed its Downtown identity, brand, website and marketing plan Thursday morning at Room 108. The subcommittee was formed from the Strategic Planning Committee, a collaboration between the Downtown community, the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and Missouri Western State University. The committee consists of members of Downtown First, the St.
If one of your new year's resolutions was to shop local and be more connected to your community, this Saturday is a good place to start. Entering its fifth year, First Saturdays continues to highlight local businesses with special events, discounts and experiences in Downtown St. Joseph.
Downtown area holds a lighting ceremony kicking off holiday a season of events for the area.
The holidays might still be a couple of months away, but a group of community members is already busy preparing to make Downtown St. Joseph glow like never before. Owner of Manic Snail Dana Massin felt the area could use more lights to capture the holiday spirit and approached the St.
The group that brings First Saturdays to Downtown St. Joseph has a new name - Downtown First. "As an organization led by business owners, our focus has been on promoting the Downtown community," said Cris Coffman, president of Downtown First. "We started with First Saturdays and are excited to expand our scope beyond that one day per month."