Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

 Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

 Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

 Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

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First Saturday in August is Back to the Books!

Posted on July 10, 2024 by Christine Myers

As summer winds down, Mainspring of Ephrata is excited to announce our Second Annual "First Saturday Back to the Books" event on August 3rd from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. If you've been enjoying our First Saturday events downtown this summer, you know how they bring our community together and create a vibrant hub of activity. Now, as the lazy days of summer begin to wane we're channeling that energy into a fun and practical community-driven initiative that promises a unique blend of literature, local business engagement, and back-to-school preparation. Let us know you're coming!

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Mainspring of Ephrata Wins Townie Award for Creation of Ephrata Unleashed Dog Park!

Posted on June 25, 2024 by Christine Myers

We are thrilled to announce that Mainspring of Ephrata has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Downtown Center with the 2024 Townie Award for Organizational Excellence for Community Partnership! This prestigious award honors the collaborative effort that brought the Ephrata Unleashed Dog Park to life, a testament to what a community can achieve when it works together.

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First Saturday – Chalk the Walk

Posted on June 12, 2024 by Christine Myers

Get ready to unleash your inner artist and join us for Mainspring of Ephrata's First Saturday - Chalk the Walk on July 6, 2024, from 11 am to 4:30 pm. This free community event is your chance to help transform Main Street into a vibrant sidewalk gallery, where Concrete Canvases come alive with colorful designs from our own Pavement Picassos.

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Community Building through Community Banking at Ephrata National Bank

Posted on March 11, 2024 by Christine Myers

When most people think of community banks, they envision smiling tellers who know every customer by name. While this is true at Ephrata National Bank (ENB), the 143 year old institution represents much more. It actively strengthens the Ephrata area through a variety of initiatives that support residents, spur business growth, and invest in the future. In short, ENB is a community bank that builds community.

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Supporting Local Businesses Through the Revolving Loan Fund Program

Posted on January 30, 2024 by Christine Myers

A strong local economy depends on the success of small businesses and entrepreneurs. That's why we’re excited to announce the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program - an important tool for sustaining economic growth in communities like Ephrata. The RLF provides critical financing to both existing businesses looking to expand and new entrepreneurs ready to launch.

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Shop Small Saturday November 25

Posted on November 9, 2023 by Christine Myers

Discover the heart and soul of Ephrata by shopping small on Saturday, November 25! Explore the one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, and eateries that make our downtown so special.

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