Wayne Main Street Junior Committee

Wayne Main Street recently formed a junior committee consisting of local high school students, who ready to leave their marks on Wayne and make a change. The junior committee will be working on projects throughout the summer with plans to continue on in the fall.

During the brainstorming session, the junior committee created a list of the things in Wayne they like and the things they would like to improve on.

What they like about wayne

Places: State Wayne Theater, the Library and Wayne Memorial High School

Activities: Farmers Market and Great After School Programs

The Vibe: Quiet, Small city with community pride, Cultural diverse,

The City: Almost everything is in walking distance, A lot of nice parks and local businesses, historic background, Unique storefronts/architecture and buildings with potential.

What they like about wayne-2

Community improvements: 

  • reduce crime
  • increase in community awareness
  • bring positivity to the city and create a closer community

Things for Teens: 

  • create fun events for teens such as a city-wide field day.

Businesses:

  • turn abandoned/vacant buildings into places people want to shop/hangout
  • help businesses become more community friendly
  • improve local business offerings by adding new businesses
  • get better ice cream shops in community
  • host a street fair promoting businesses

Appearance:

  • cleaner roads
  • increased amount of historical markers
  • Make Wayne look more appealing and colorful

Other Improvements:

  • improve the quality of the parks
  • improve the library
  • improve sidewalks to help increase foot traffic
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