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The Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance celebrated our 25-year anniversary.  We have seen a lot of changes that would not have happened without the vision and hard work of those that began the program.  We thank each of you for loving our town and finding solutions to keep our town viable.


Photo Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Debra Drescher, Coordinator of the Main Street programs for the Texas Historical Commission, center, presents a certificate recognizing the Mount Vernon Main Street founders and members for 25 years of service to the community.

Those honored were front row, Laurie Ramsay, Ken Greer, Frankie Cooper, back row, Anne Edwards, Mike Edwards, and Kitty Ramsay.


The Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance seeks to develop, and promote as a premier regional destination, the Plaza District which is the heart of the community where business thrives, history is preserved and celebrated, and both citizens and visitors enjoy dining, shopping, the arts, and entertainment.