Main Street Signage Workshop

Tim Reinders, Main Street Iowa,

Main Street Signage Workshop

Main Street Iowa Design Specialist Tim Reinders will present a Signage Workshop hosted by the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) Design Committee. The event has been tailored specifically to the needs of Mount Vernon Design Committee volunteers, but all are welcome to attend.

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Reinders plans to offer an overview of signage challenges and best practices and, at the request of the Design Committee, will focus on these three areas:

  1. Wayfinding/Branding
  2. Administrative and Regulation Signage (parking etc.)
  3. Business Signage

“We are thrilled that Tim has agreed to come over from Des Moines to offer us his much-needed signage expertise,” said CDG Design Chair Joe Dieker. “We are hopeful that this workshop will inspire us to build a volunteer subcommittee made up of both City employees and residents. The goal is, ultimately, to create a well-thought-out signage plan for the City of Mount Vernon.”

A catered luncheon will be offered. All who plan to come must RSVP to take part through CDG Director Joe Jennison at 319-210-9935, or through email at [email protected]

About the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group
The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group exists to improve the social and economic well-being of Mount Vernon and Lisbon by capitalizing on their unique identity, assets and character. Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community in 2008, and practices economic development within the context of historic preservation.

About Main Street
The Main Street Approach is a copyrighted process of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Program has been used in Iowa since 1986 with a total of 56 communities having participated. Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community on March 4, 2008 by the State of Iowa, after submitting a comprehensive application and presenting to a select board of reviewers.

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Apr 13 2016


11:00 am - 2:00 pm



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First Street Community Center Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa
221 First Street NE


Joe Jennison
(319) 210-9935
[email protected]