Collaborated with the Omro Care Center to bring the Cycling Without Age trishaw program to Omro, raising over $11,000 for two units (July 4, 2018-December 31, 2018) with $1000 funding from a Farm to Table featuring the Thursday Night Market (September 12,2018)
Annual student scholarship created to be awarded to a student who is community focused and over-all an honorable citizen of Omro (2018-19)
Led the handicap accessible ramp project which included 103, 109 and 115 E. Main Street with over $75,000 in donations, services or materials towards the project (2017-18)
Honorable Mention Image Campaign/Item/Event for the Omro Historic Walking Tour and Open House Event (2017)
Jill Pernaski was recognized as the Volunteer of the Year (2017)
Country Villa, CBRF awarded Newsmaker of the Year by the Omro Herald (2017)
Placemaking 3 phase project, OADC contributed towards funding, includes 6 cross walking flag locations on two major highways, 8 dog wast receptacles, a dog watering station and a "Little Library" with collaboration from the Carter Memorial Library (2017)
Compassion Grant created for Future Omro Partners needing assistance (2017)
Vacant Sites/Building Repository created digital and on-line (2016)
Welcome Bag Program created, OADC providing funds as a CVB effort (2016)
Renovated the Information Booth, OADC providing funds as a CVB effort (2016)
Best Historic Restoration for Masonic Temple Window Restoration from Wisconsin Main Street Awards (2015)
Best Creative Fund Raising Effort for Masonic Brick Art Gala from Wisconsin Main Street Awards (2015)
John and Melanie Steen were recognized as the Volunteer of the Year (2017)
Masonic Temple awarded Newsmaker of the Year by the Omro Herald with nod to Future Omro (2015)
Over $3,000 raised during the Masonic Brick Art Gala: An Out of Mortar Experience, thus completing the Window Project Funding (2015)
Assisted with Masonic Temple Window Renovation Project (2015)
$20,000 Community Grant for the Window Restoration Projects from Oshkosh Area Community Foundation (2015)
Garvens Bus Company awarded Newsmaker of the Year by the Omro Herald with help from Future Omro (2015)
Best Image Item/Campaign/Event for "Omro: A Great Place" Campaign from Wisconsin Main Street Awards (2014)
$13,333 CDI Grant Window Restoration Projects from WEDC and Wisconsin Main Street (2014)
Assisted with Old City Hall Clock Tower Window Renovation Project (2014)
Painted Old City Hall and Masonic Temple (2014)
Spearheaded and implemented "Omro: A Great Place" Campaign (2014)
Coordinated Shop Local newspaper articles (2014)
Led effort to keep Garvens Busing Company in Omro (2014)
Organized community branding and logo development project (2013)
Redevelopment of Omro Area Chamber of Commerce and Omro Main Street Program into Future Omro Chamber-Main Street (2013)
Omro Main Street Program is accepted into the Wisconsin Main Street Program (late 2011-2012)
Organization & Collaboration Future Omro works in concert with property owners, merchants, residents, bankers, public officials, business associations and civic groups to enhance the city of Omro.
Promotion & Marketing We promote Omro's vibrant, positive image – bolstering community excitement, tourism and business commerce. Downtown festivals, concerts, farmers' markets, events and celebrations are publicized through Future Omro's public relations and marketing efforts.
Downtown Aesthetics & Design Future Omro carefully attends to all visual elements of downtown Omro, from building and sidewalk aesthetics to storefront renovations, landscaping, window displays, seasonal decorations and graphic signage and banners.
Business Development Future Omro strives to build a balanced retail mix downtown. We work to strengthen the existing Omro downtown business district; draw in new stores and offerings; and convert available space into housing or craved entertainment and cultural venues.
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