Future Omro Chamber | Main Street: Accomplishments
Country Villa, CBRF awarded Newsmaker of the Year by the Omro Herald (2017) Placemaking 3 phase project, OADC helped fund, includes Cross Walking Flags, Dog Wast Receptacles, Little 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 (2015) Best Creative Fund Raising Effort for Masonic Brick Art Gala (2015) 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) 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) Omro is accepted into the Wisconsin Main Street Program (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.