Wednesday, March 3, 2021

April 1 FDP General Meeting

It's no April Fool's joke, our next FDP General Meeting is on April 1 at 8:30 a.m. Small business owners, in particular, are encouraged to join us to hear our featured speakers:

Speakers include:

• Kaitlyn Pintarich from Berry Insurance will present "How to Market your Business in a Post-Pandemic Economy"

Dawn Porthouse from Liberty Tax will present "How to Navigate the New Small Business Tax Changes"

See the Agenda Here

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Spring Beautification May 22

Spring is in the air at the Franklin Downtown Partnership! The FDP and Franklin Garden Club is seeking volunteers for its spring beautification project. The volunteers will plant fresh flowers throughout the downtown area on Saturday, May 22. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for beautification. Please email Eileen Mason at if you are available to volunteer or Lisa Piana at to sponsor beautification.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Summary of General Meeting Information

 If you didn't get a chance to join our general meeting, you can still get all the important COVID-19 information that was shared by local and state leaders during that meeting by reading our update here:

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

General Meeting Feb. 4, 2021

The first FDP general meeting of 2021 is scheduled for Thurs., Feb. 4, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. on Zoom. The meeting will focus on small business loans/assistance and vaccine distribution. Email the FDP office for the Zoom link. See the agenda here.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

$284 Billion Small Business Relief Bill

The U.S. Congress has approved a $900 billion bill that includes an extension of last spring’s Paycheck Protection Program, allowing another $284 billion or so in forgivable, federally backed loans for ailing small businesses. Read the details here.

Monday, November 23, 2020

All Dressed Up for the Holidays

Franklin Downtown Partnership extends a big thank you to Eileen Mason, volunteers and the DPW for decking out our downtown for the holidays!

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Look for Keep It Local Signs

As part of its Keep It Local - Support Franklin Businesses campaign, the Franklin Downtown Partnership is distributing these signs to local businesses. Please look for these signs on businesses doors or windows and support our local establishments!