And the Winner of the First Ever America's Main Streets Contest is...
Independent We Stand and STIHL are pleased to recognize Downtown Lynden in Lynden, Washington, as the grand prize winner of the first ever "America's Main Streets" contest. As a top ten finalist, Downtown Lynden stood out among its fellow Main Streets with the most votes, after more than 280,000 total votes were cast, nationwide, for 253 nominees.
"Winning this contest is huge," said Ken Stap, independent business owner and president of the Lynden Downtown Business Association. "This award will play a major role in helping re-establish Lynden's downtown as the heart and soul of our community, for residents and visitors alike."
For more information, visit: America's Main Streets Website
Downtown Lynden, Washington: This town was recognized as the grand prize winner of the first ever “America’s Main Streets” contest.
Farmers Day Parade: This parade is one of the many events that make this community unique.
Windmill: Already well-known as the world’s largest producer of raspberries, Lynden is also known for its Dutch heritage.