Downtown Janesville Inc

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Goals

Revitalize the Downtown through business retention, business expansion, building renovation, historic rehabilitation, and redevelopment and maintain this organization to promote and facilitate those efforts. This effort includes communicating with and supporting when necessary, our partners in the areas adjacent and throughout the City of Janesville.

Vision Statement

Revitalize downtown Janesville while preserving its historical character and buildings as a friendly, entertaining, unique and vibrant place to be, that is bustling and prosperous throughout the year: serving as the community’s center for financial, office, government, retail, business service, entertainment, and cultural events and activities. This effort includes communicating with and supporting when necessary, our partners in the areas adjacent and throughout the City of Janesville.

Mission Statement

Downtown Janesville Inc will provide the leadership role in the Downtown to promote economic development, encourage the preservation of its historic buildings, enhance the quality of life, increase opportunities for activities, improve the aesthetic integrity and coordinate the efforts of various groups toward these common goals.

Bylaws

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Experience Downtown Janesville

Made up of local business people who in conjunction with key team members within the City of Janesville, and other local agencies, Downtown Janesville Inc provides direction and organization for the continued growth and development of Janesville’s historic downtown.

Downtownjanesville.com is dedicated to providing sponsored event advertising and various levels of information on each and every business located in Downtown Janesville. For those interested in more than a free, standard listing (which includes the business name, address and phone number), premium listings are available for $100 annually.

Additional local sponsorships are available including our $500 annual Anchor Sponsors which dynamically rotate to be shown on every page of the website.

Our Business Spotlight offers unlimited 30 day placement in our five featured home page rotating banners.

Resources for Downtown Businesses

Add Your Business

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Downtown Janesville Inc 2018 Executive Committee

  • Deb Dongarra (President)
  • Lucy Newell-Anderson(Vice-President)
  • Jen DeGarmo (Secretary)
  • Maddie Adams (Treasurer)
  • Britten Langfoss (Past President)

Downtown Janesville Inc Committees

  • Promotions & Marketing (Jen DeGarmo, Chair)
  • Design (Britten Langfoss, Chair)
  • Economic Vitality (Dave Marshick, Chair)
  • Events (Jennie Krajeck, Chair)

BID Board of Directors

Three-year term:

  • Bekki Kennedy
  • Shawn Reents
  • James Grafft

Two-year term:

  • Mick Gilbertson
  • Joe Quaerna
  • Mike Faust

One-year term:

  • Jim Alverson
  • Pat McDonald
  • Dave Marshick

Anchor Sponsors

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Calendar of Events

Sep
21
Fri
8:00 pm JPAC Improv Comedy Troupe
JPAC Improv Comedy Troupe
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Janesville’s Improv Comedy Troupe is a comical, unscripted theatrical improv show. Local improvisers will pick suggestions from the audience and turn around and create a spontaneous show filled with humor and music backed by live[...]
Sep
22
Sat
1:00 pm Fall Rock River Wine Walk
Fall Rock River Wine Walk
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall Rock River Wine Walk
This year the Fall Rock River Wine Walk is presented by: Blackhawk Community Credit Union. Pick up your commemorative wine glass and taste 14 different wines (and 1 mystery pour!) at your favorite downtown businesses![...]
1:30 pm Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with...
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with...
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this[...]
4:30 pm Pack the Patio with Zac Matthews
Pack the Patio with Zac Matthews
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Head downtown for the Fall Wine Walk and make your last stop the Bodacious Shops! You’ll end your evening with great music by Zac Matthews with great views of the river. Beverages and appetizers available.[...]
7:00 pm 2nd Annual Pirate Party
2nd Annual Pirate Party
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
Cheap Beer Costume Contest Piratey Stuff All ages Arrrrrgh!

Contact Us

Downtown Janesville Inc
PO Box 8081
Janesville, WI 53547
Email:
info@downtownjanesville.com

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Downtown Janesville Inc

Download the Downtown Owners Manual

Goals

Revitalize the Downtown through business retention, business expansion, building renovation, historic rehabilitation, and redevelopment and maintain this organization to promote and facilitate those efforts. This effort includes communicating with and supporting when necessary, our partners in the areas adjacent and throughout the City of Janesville.

Vision Statement

Revitalize downtown Janesville while preserving its historical character and buildings as a friendly, entertaining, unique and vibrant place to be, that is bustling and prosperous throughout the year: serving as the community’s center for financial, office, government, retail, business service, entertainment, and cultural events and activities. This effort includes communicating with and supporting when necessary, our partners in the areas adjacent and throughout the City of Janesville.

Mission Statement

Downtown Janesville Inc will provide the leadership role in the Downtown to promote economic development, encourage the preservation of its historic buildings, enhance the quality of life, increase opportunities for activities, improve the aesthetic integrity and coordinate the efforts of various groups toward these common goals.

Bylaws

Click to Download the Downtown Janesville Inc. Bylaws

Experience Downtown Janesville

Made up of local business people who in conjunction with key team members within the City of Janesville, and other local agencies, Downtown Janesville Inc provides direction and organization for the continued growth and development of Janesville’s historic downtown.

Downtownjanesville.com is dedicated to providing sponsored event advertising and various levels of information on each and every business located in Downtown Janesville. For those interested in more than a free, standard listing (which includes the business name, address and phone number), premium listings are available for $100 annually.

Additional local sponsorships are available including our $500 annual Anchor Sponsors which dynamically rotate to be shown on every page of the website.

Our Business Spotlight offers unlimited 30 day placement in our five featured home page rotating banners.

Resources for Downtown Businesses

Add Your Business

View our Newsletter

Downtown Janesville Inc 2018 Executive Committee

  • Deb Dongarra (President)
  • Lucy Newell-Anderson(Vice-President)
  • Jen DeGarmo (Secretary)
  • Maddie Adams (Treasurer)
  • Britten Langfoss (Past President)

Downtown Janesville Inc Committees

  • Promotions & Marketing (Jen DeGarmo, Chair)
  • Design (Britten Langfoss, Chair)
  • Economic Vitality (Dave Marshick, Chair)
  • Events (Jennie Krajeck, Chair)

BID Board of Directors

Three-year term:

  • Bekki Kennedy
  • Shawn Reents
  • James Grafft

Two-year term:

  • Mick Gilbertson
  • Joe Quaerna
  • Mike Faust

One-year term:

  • Jim Alverson
  • Pat McDonald
  • Dave Marshick

Anchor Sponsors