We recognized a need for connection during the current COVID-19 situation and introduced virtual programming to great success. Now, Main Street is proud to offer a virtual membership for summer 2020 with programs and events up to 6 days a week. These events emulate the programming we will offer when our community center opens. From social game days and mindfulness practice to member-led clubs and an exciting culture series, Main Street’s Virtual Summer Membership has something for everyone. Learn more about our programming below and check out the calendar here!
The first 50 to enroll in Virtual Summer Membership will receive a FREE Main Street coffee mug!
If you recently enrolled, we invite you to watch a recorded session of our orientation here.
Dates and Fees
Virtual Summer Membership enrollment opens on June 5, 2020, with programming beginning on June 14, 2020. Membership is valid until August 16, 2020.
Summer membership is $120 for one person. Additional family members may be added to your membership for $20 per person. Every member of the family who enrolls will be able to register for any program using the Member ID you receive when your enrollment is confirmed. Some special events have an additional fee.
We don’t want membership fees to prevent anyone from joining our inclusive Main Street community; contact us at email@example.com to request financial assistance if needed.
At Main Street, we believe in offering a wide variety of programs to pique everyone’s interests. Members will be able to engage in events in the following categories: culture, personal development, social and wellness and participate in member-led clubs. Some programs will meet weekly while others will be a special, one-time event. Here is a list of some of the many programs you can expect this summer:
- Bake with Sharon
- Beer Tasting with True Respite
- Culture Series
- The Entrepreneur Project
- Game Days (Bingo, Trivia and more)
- Member-led Clubs!
- Moms Connect
- Move with Kim
- Special Events (Summer Kickoff Party, Talent Show)
- Travel Series
- Yoga and Mindfulness
We invite you to check out the calendar to see what is already on the schedule!
We recognize that the use of a virtual platform such as Zoom brings with it opportunities and challenges. We want to work with you to ensure you feel included in all programming. While we cover the basics of using Zoom during our Virtual Membership Orientation, we understand some individuals may need specific accommodations relating to how they best communicate. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Main Street Your Opinion Counts!
Main Street is always looking for ways to improve and ensure that its offerings are of the highest quality in meeting member needs. We encourage and appreciate comments and suggestions, which can be shared with Main Street Management by submitting a form at www.mainstreetconnect.org/feedback. This form can be completed anonymously, if preferred.
In addition, Main Street systematically collects programming and satisfaction data. Event surveys are common practice to gather periodic feedback from our community. At times, we may also reach out to our community with offers to participate in interviews and/or focus groups to capture more in-depth feedback on our approach.
The information that our members share provide Main Street with important, real time feedback which we use to continually improve our membership programs and services. Over time, these results will also generate knowledge about membership program effectiveness and will allow Main Street Connect to help us better understand and share the most impactful components of our model.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should enroll in Main Street’s Virtual Summer Membership?
Virtual membership with Main Street will offer you the opportunity to engage in activities, gather virtually with friends (other members), try new things, smile, laugh and feel connected.
What is included in Main Street’s Virtual Summer Membership?
Membership with Main Street will offer you unlimited access to all virtual events for a two month period. A variety of event categories will include social, cultural, educational, wellness and more. Events will be offered almost every day of the week. You will also have access to a library of resources and recorded events to experience at your convenience.
I thought I recently renewed my membership with Main Street. Do I have to renew again?
Yes. Members were notified that previous memberships would expire on April 1st, 2020 as we prepared for the opening of the community center with new and robust programming and membership levels to match. With the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, we shifted from our regular programming, offering 2 events per month, to regular virtual programs. From mid-March, to mid-May, we offered about 3 programs each week at no additional charge. After evaluating the virtual programming and the positive response from the Main Street community, we decided to expand and are now offering Virtual Summer Membership.
Will I have priority access to Main Street’s new membership when it launches later this year?
Participation in Main Street’s Virtual Summer Membership does not guarantee acceptance or give priority access to Main Street’s new membership launching later in 2020.
I am interested in becoming a Professional Member of Main Street. What should I do?
Please email us at email@example.com to discuss Professional Membership options.
Terms & Conditions
All members are expected to abide by the Main Street Connect Terms and Conditions with include the Code of Conduct and policies. Violations of the code may result in immediate termination of membership.