Does Yakima have an award winning main street? Yakima Avenue in Downtown Yakima is one of more than 100 nominees seeking a $25,000 grand prize in the nationwide “America’s Main Street Contest" by the STIHL equipment company.
Votes are being cast now through Sunday, April 22nd. Vote for Yakima Avenue/Downtown Yakima by going to the website mainstreetcontest.com
After voting concludes on April 22nd, entries will be whittled to a field of semifinalists. Semi-final voting will happen from April 30th to May 27th, with the winner announced June 4th.
The winning “Main Street” will receive $25,000 in cash and related prizes to help revitalize it. Those related prizes include a $1,000 certificate for STIHL equipment, a $500 shopping spree with Do it Best Corp., a plaque for display, and a $500 shopping spree with PPG Paints.