Here are some federal programs that can assist small business that have been adversely affected by COVID-19 and associated business restrictions. Economic Injury Disaster Loans The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.[For more information or to apply for an EID Loan, follow this link: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance ] The…

Who we are and what we stand for: The Main Street Advisory Committee is an advisory committee of the City of Temple. Its members are appointed by the Temple City Council Our Vision Statement  The Temple Main Street Program envisions a thriving future in which downtown Temple bridges the past and future. We aspire for…

         2020 Architectural Appreciation Photography Contest    in observance of National Preservation Month – May   The Temple Main Street Program is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Temple Architectural Appreciation Photography Contest. We are conducting this contest as part of Temple’s observance of National Preservation Month, which is May. The purpose of the contest…

The City of Temple is proud to welcome Dan Kelleher as the new Main Street Manager. Dan joined the Discover Downtown Temple Team in October and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.   Dan started his career in downtown improvement in his 20s working for a family company that restored and operated…

The Discover Downtown Temple has developed a “Shop Local Campaign” for November. This year’s theme is Destination Downtown. From November 1 through December 7, a select group of local merchants will give a ticket to everyone who makes a purchase of $10 or more. Tickets will be collected on Friday, December 7, and a drawing…