Downtown Jonesboro Association receives accreditation

Downtown Jonesboro Association receives accreditation
The Downtown Jonesboro Association received a national accreditation. (Source: KAIT-TV)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Downtown Jonesboro Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program.

According to a release from Downtown Jonesboro Association Executive Director Lindsey Wingo, the accreditation recognizes the commitment of economic development and community revitalization of Main Street America programs.

Every year, the Downtown Jonesboro Association is evaluated by Main Street Arkansas.

The release states that evaluation criteria include standards like fostering strong public-private partnerships, documenting programmatic progress, and actively preserving historic business.

Being an accredited program allows downtown Jonesboro businesses to have access to services from Main Street Arkansas that include small business consultations along with interior and exterior design consultations.

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