‘Downtown Thursdays’ Coming Back to Owatonna
The Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism (OACCT) is pleased to announce that 'Downtown Thursdays' are back in Owatonna this summer. In the March 17 edition of the Tuesday Talk e-newsletter proclaims, "Downtown Thursdays - a monthly summer evening of fun, friends, music, food, and shopping in downtown Owatonna - is back for 2021! Event dates are June 3, July 1, and August 5."
"Downtown Thursdays will take place at Central Park and the 100 and 200 blocks of Cedar Avenue. Live music will be playing throughout the evening at Central Park and the green space on the 200 block of Cedar Avenue. Food trucks will be lined up around Central Park and vendors selling handmade goods."
Contact Mainstreet Owatonna at the chamber for sponsorship opportunities.
Tuesday Talk also included the following stories.
- Steele County announced the recipients of grant money related to pandemic relief. The county had $715,000 to distribute and received requests for much more than that. See the list of which businesses and non-profits received money.
- Owatonna Chamber President Brad Meier writes, "Businesses are now asking, where's the plan for the next steps of reopening?" in a letter addressed to Governor Walz. Meier continues, "Businesses have made the economic sacrifices you've asked of them: shutting their doors, limiting customers and enduring incredible financial losses."
- Hear from the owner of Hamilton Real Estate Mac Hamilton on the upcoming construction of the Marriott Courtyard in downtown Owatonna.