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Downtown Blog

Monthly Business Updates - September 2018

In this newsletter:

  • Grants available for Sidewalk Dining and storefront improvements
  • Trainings: Google's GYBO Holiday Prep Webinar at LaUNCh
  • Valet is a convenient way to park on the West End 
  • Upcoming Events: Family Weekend, FestiFall, and Art Walk

Grants for Business Improvments

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is happy to offer grants to Downtown Chapel Hill businesses to help cover the cost of storefront improvements, sidewalk dining furniture, or paint to touch up unsightly graffiti. 

A new one-pager has Dates and Dollars with details on how to apply for these three grants. That document can be found on our website at: http://bit.ly/CHDPGrants

Recent grant-funded projects have included: 
  • Bike fix-it station at The Bicycle Chain, 210 W. Franklin St.
  • Sidewalk dining furniture for Benny Cappella's, 122 E. Franklin St.

Webinar: Prepare for the Holidays with Google

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is has joined Google's Get Your Business Online Partner Community.  As part of this community, CHDP will host webinars and trainings on how to improve your business' presence online.  Sign up for this webinar about driving holiday sales. Join us: http://bit.ly/HolidayLivestream

Drive a Holiday Shopping Rush for your Business
October 17th at 12:00 p.m. at Launch

Valet on the West End!

Tell your customers!
Enjoy Downtown Chapel Hill with the ease of FREE valet parking from several participating Franklin Street businesses! All other West End visitors are welcome to use the valet service for a $8.00 charge.
More info: http://bit.ly/CHDPValet
Valet is free for customers at participating businesses!

Promote Your Downtown Business

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership recently commissioned two guides with tips and suggestions for your business. Have you seen them yet? 

  1. Promotional Opportunities for Downtown Businesses 
  2. New Business Welcome Guide

Upcoming Events


Carolina Family Weekend
  • Friday, September 21, 2018 - Sunday, September 23, 2018
2nd Friday ArtWalk 
  • Friday, October 12
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