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Uptown Westerville is more than a place. It is the lifeblood of Westerville.

Be part of that life.

Serve on the Uptown Westerville Main Street Board.

It won’t be an easy task. But, it is important.

Important to how Westerville continues to grow. Important to how it manages change. Important to how it adjusts to the future.

Be important to Westerville. Be on the Uptown Westerville Main Street Board.

Application Form and Board Member Job Description (PDF)


Main Street Westerville and Uptown Westerville is looking for a Board of Directors for a new organization that will be an advocate for every resident, business, and organization with a vested interest in the continued success of Uptown Westerville.

Working to fulfill the mission of “Enhancing lives by strengthening the Heart of  Westerville” we have reached the final phase of the development process.

The first and most crucial step will be to establish a dedicated and energetic Board of Directors. An application for board membership may downloaded and completed offline.

  1. Please familiarize yourself with the board responsibilities and requirements.
  2. Main Street Westerville is asking two things:

If you feel your talents, experience, and accessibility bring exceptional value to the organization, please complete the application.

Forward the application form to any high-caliber leaders you feel would be an asset to lead Main Street Westerville forward. The formation of a talented, energetic, and dedicated Board of Directors is the most critical step in this process.

  • All applications must be received by June 30.
  • Return all applications to WUMA Treasurer Debbie Bennati,  20 North State Street, Westerville, OH, 43081 or email to

Application Form and Board Member Job Description (PDF)


The Uptown Westerville Merchant’s Blog

South to the finals

The Westerville South High School boys basketball team earned a return trip to the Division I state final with an 87-78 win over Garfield Heights in a semifinal March 18 at Ohio State.

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Pretending is the best playtime

Brothers pretend they are a car with each kid displaying one of the antique Ohio license plates their mother bought at Pure Roots in Uptown Westerville.

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Ice Sculptures populate Uptown

Although the weather has been to warm for snow and ice, this weekend certainly loos like it is a perfect time to bring out the annual presentation of ice sculptures in Uptown Westerville.

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Westerville dominates Readers Choice Awards

Congratulations Westerville Westerville, especially Uptown Westerville, dominated in This Week News public opinion polling to select the Readers Choice for the Columbus metro area. Westerville is the best in everything from doughnuts, pizza, burritos, vintage clothes,... read more

Midnight Madness 2015 – Update

There’s never enough time to make sure you get all the information you need about Midnight Madness in Uptown. Always on the Fourth Friday in October and the last Fourth Friday celebration of the year, this years Midnight Madness adds more space with the closing of East College where there will be food vendors and easier access to events planned at merchants and businesses along that section of the street.

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Midnight Madness 2015

A long-time Uptown tradition, the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association presents Midnight Madness on October 23, 2015 from 6 p.m. to Midnight.

Midnight Madness is an annual showcase event for the Uptown Westerville merchants. With decorated shops, treats, surprises, and scary good deals, it’s a fun opportunity to visit Uptown Westerville. This is the night for visitors to check out their favorite haunts and dare to venture where they’ve never been before!

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Changes proposed for Uptown street corners

The changes known as bumpouts are intended to add width to the sidewalks at the intersection so pedestrians will have a shorter path across State Street making the crossing more safe and create a traffic calming effect for vehicles making turns and approaching the intersection.

“Luckiest man alive”

The main attraction on the annual metro-wide tour is his Disneyland model railroad featuring the monorail, Cinderella’s Castle, Tomorrowland, and a cast of Disney characters.

Wet Wednesday at the farmers market

Summer’s fury allowed no respite from wind and rain making it difficult for everyone to have a dry afternoon shopping at the Uptown Westerville Farmers Market. Sugar B Bakery’s Angela empties water from the folds of her shelter after a rain squall dumped...

City Council Moments

Early moments in city council’s first meeting after a break honored two “Westerville Champions,” swore in three fire fighters and a new fire marshal, and presented a certificate of appreciation to the city police department.

City Hall Parking Lot – Update -September

The everything above ground phase began Monday after inspectors approved the soil underlayer for gravel, concrete, and brick that will be the newest section of parking behind city hall. Next step is laying six inches of 57 gravel, about the size of a quarter, as the...

8 State sign approved

Kevin Campbell, the owner of 8 State Bistro restaurant, poses with a mockup of the sign planned for the top of the State Theater marquee when the restaurant opens.
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Holmes Hotel Finial Returns

Workers install an upgraded acorn finial to the peak of the Holmes Hotel building in Uptown Westerville.
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Facade upgrades brighten Uptown

You’ll be pleased to see that the scaffolding in front of Talbot’s Flowers and A Gal Named Cinda Lou are gone.
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Uptown Gift Card

The Uptown Gift Card is a debit card sponsored by the Uptown Westerville Merchants Association to make shopping at its members easier for you and your family, friends, and business associates. With no fixed amount you can buy a card with just a few dollars or put as much as you want in any denomination. You can tailor your budget and fiscal needs and still provide a unique shopping experience to the person receiving your gift.
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Find us on Facebook

Make sure to visit our Facebook page to see almost hourly reports on what’s happening in the Original 1848 Town Center. Use hashtag #uptownwesterville for the most recent information.

Use your Uptown Gift Card

Have an Uptown Westerville Gift Card? If you do it’s the perfect time to use it at any one of the Uptown Merchants on this list. There’s clothing, food, drink, coffee, and treats waiting for you. Use your gift card.

Imagine Community Workshop

The city of Westerville plans a series of workshops and community gatherings to help imagine a long-term plan for development. Make your voice part of the decision. Attend one of the meetings.


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