O’Mara and Palmesano: Keep Voting for Downtown Corning in ‘America's Main Streets’ competition

April 13, 2018

"It’s a chance to express our pride in one of the great downtowns anywhere, as well as to share our appreciation for all of the hard work that so many civic leaders and business owners have put into making the Gaffer District such an outstanding regional and statewide attraction,” said Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Palmesano.

Let’s all keep voting, once a day every day, for the Gaffer District.

Corning, N.Y., April 13—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) today reminded area residents to keep voting online for Corning’s Gaffer District, which is among the nearly 200 Main Streets nationwide taking part in the “America’s Main Streets” competition sponsored by Independent We Stand.

The Gaffer District is seeking to advance to the quarterfinals in the current round of voting underway until Sunday, April 22.  

In a joint statement, O’Mara and Palmesano said, “Let’s all keep voting, once a day every day, for the Gaffer District.  It’s another opportunity to help put our region on the national map.  It’s a chance to express our pride in one of the great downtowns anywhere, as well as to share our appreciation for all of the hard work that so many civic leaders and business owners have put into making the Gaffer District such an outstanding regional and statewide attraction.”

The winning downtown will receive $25,000 to help revitalization initiatives and to promote buying local.

Voters can submit votes online once every 24 hours. 

To vote for Corning’s Gaffer District in the “America’s Main Streets” contest, go to https://www.mainstreetcontest.com/profile/175.