News in Prosser

News in Prosser
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2nd Saturday Artisan Showcase

2nd Saturday Artisan Showcase is an opportunity to visit our Historic Downtown Prosser Businesses that will host a variety of artists/artisans! Every month from May to October the 2nd Saturday from 1 pm – 5 pm, shoppers can see a new variety of artists and artisans that will have a display located in these businesses.…

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Project Plans at the Depot

We are in the planning stages of a large-scale project that will enhance the train depot campus and allow for more use of the public, outdoor space by community members and visitors to Prosser as well as interior alterations that will make better use of the building as the visitor’s center. Our overarching project goals…

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Opportunity for Businesses!

Are you a business that likes what Historic Downtown Prosser does within our community? Do you pay B&O taxes? Are you looking to make a year-end donation? This year, the legislature increased the available funds from 2.5 million to 5 million state-wide, so we are actively seeking participants. Our goal is to get an additional…

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Small Business Saturday Success

What a fabulous day of community support! We can account for over $26,000 being spent in our local businesses on Saturday, November 27th. This is the 4th year we have intentionally promoted and marketed the national movement with phenomenal engagement and growth each year. It really keeps getting bigger and better because of Prosser showing…

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Now accepting nominations!

Each year, Historic Downtown Prosser has elections for open positions on the Board of Directors. Members are volunteers from our community that want to make a difference in cultivating downtown. Our job is to tell Prosser’s story, historical and current, help to preserve the culture and look, and drive business to our local establishments, helping to…

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B&O Tax Incentive Updates

Since 2005, the Main Street Tax Credit Incentive Program has provided Business & Occupation (B&O) tax or Public Utility Tax (PUT) credits for contributions given to eligible downtown revitalization initiatives in the state of Washington. After receiving approval from the Department of Revenue, a business may receive a credit for 75% of the value of…

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Spring Clean Up this Saturday!

Calling all volunteers! On Saturday, April 17 we’ll be cleaning up the downtown. Work will happen between 9am and 1pm. We’ll have information and supplies down at the clock on the corner of Meade and 6th Street. There are jobs for all ages and levels of expertise. Grab your work gloves and bring the whole…

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Façade Improvement Grants

Applications now being accepted! Historic Downtown Prosser’s Design committee is now receiving applications from business/property owners for façade assistance. The purpose of the program is to help restore and update building façades. This can include painting, doors, windows, awnings, signage and other design aspects on the front of buildings. We budget $25,000 annually to this…

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Prosser Farmers Market News

Prosser Farmers Market is entering a new season! Linda Hall, long-time manager and Market board treasurer has made the decision to step out of these roles. This difficult decision was a long time in the making and with it came much thought into what the future of the market would look like. The Prosser Farmers…

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Now Accepting Community Cash

Community Cash is available for purchase at the Chamber and Historic Downtown Prosser office at 1230 Bennett Avenue. The businesses listed below are currently accepting Community Cash. Please check back as we update the list and get this program going. We are excited to offer this within the community and appreciate your support of local…

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Community Cash Program

We are excited to be working with the Prosser Chamber of Commerce on a new program that will benefit our business community. Just in time for Small Business Saturday and the holidays we are launching a Community Cash program! Anyone will be able to purchase Community Cash from our offices and utilize them at ANY…

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Countdown to Change

The mural on Meade is about to change! Well, part of it anyway. Have you had your photo with the downtown wings yet? You have just days left to make it happen! We have loved having Mikaila Bardessono’s vibrant, colorful art on the wall for the past year. The original idea behind the mural was…