Boonton Main Street Business Owners' Update
November 19, 2020
In This Issue:
  • MSNJ COVID 19 Relief Grant
  • BMS Holiday Gift Guide, get your submissions in by Noon 11/23
  • Virtual Business Owners Meeting summary
  • Holiday Storefront Window Lights-please fill out google form to receive lights
  • BMS Board of Trustee Vacancies
MSNJ COVID 19 Relief Grant
BMS is the proud recipient of a grant in the amount of $585,712! Nearly $300,000 will be distributed to businesses who's applications were approved by the Department of Community Affairs, all business recipients have been notified. Please note, applications for these funds can no longer be accepted. In addition to supporting businesses, several exciting projects will be funded by this grant as well. See the PowerPoint presented to the Board of Aldermen at the public 11/16 meeting for details.


Holiday Gift Guide
BMS is putting together what we hope will be an annual holiday gift guide. It will feature products, food, and services you send in. Please submit up to 5 images. Each image should be a high quality image with a price and brief description. Based on items submitted, they will be divided into categories such as gifts for him/her, someone special, kids, giftable experiences, etc. Please send in your submissions via the google form NO LATER THAN NOON TUESDAY 11/24. The gift guide will go on our website and begin circulating on SM thanksgiving day. This is a wonderful way to promote your business, don't miss out. A draft version of the guide is in the link, squares will be filled with the images you provide, backgrounds are samples and can be changed.

2020 BMS Gift Guide Draft
Virtual BMS Business Owners' Meeting
Summary
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Holiday Lights for Every Storefront
As part of the MSNJ COVID 19 Recovery Grant, BMS will be supplying each storefront with old-fashioned white lights to outline each window along Main Street. PLEASE RESPOND WITH YOUR WINDOW MEASUREMENTS TODAY in the form below. Lights will be distributed to each store ASAP with instructions, business owners will be responsible for installing lights and supplying electricity. These unifying lights, in addition to the beautiful holiday light displays that will be installed along Main Street, will create a holiday attraction for the greater Boonton area for years to come.
BMS Board of Trustees Vacancies for 2021

Two of our Trustees are resigning at the end of this year. We are looking for enthusiastic business owners to join the Board and help shape the future of BMS. The Board currently meets virtually every month, with each Board member typically taking on an active role on overseeing a project or actively participating in a committee. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, please email the BMS President, Steve Kampschmidt, at Steve@freedomfoundfinancial.com