About Us

Photo by Scott Dommin
Main Street Vermilion
Main Street Vermilion, Inc. is an Ohio Main Street Program dedicated to the preservation and promotion of our historic downtown business and residential district.

Our Mission: To  create, develop and maintain a unique and thriving community with thoughtful preservation of the historic atmosphere and a progressive approach toward beautification.

Our VisionTo stimulate and promote economic development and neighborhood improvements while maintaining the maritime heritage and historic character and features found throughout the City of Vermilion.

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that utilizes the efforts of hundreds of volunteers to:
  • Host festivals and events
  • Plant and maintain flowers in season
  • Stimulate local development
  • Work with the City on strategic planning and design
  • Market Vermilion, Ohio as a destination
  • Support local artists through Arts Guild
  • Host local business forums
  • Maintain and improve our "small town on a great lake!"

We invite you to discover the charm of our town. Stay for a day, maybe two, take home a memory that will last forever.

2017 Board of Directors
President: Judy Kernell
Vice President: Fred Miggins
Secretary: Libby Davis Williams
Treasurer: Gerald Schaefer

Elaine Carlin
Ron Cicerchi
Larry Dickerhoff
Beth Eberhard
Dave Hoffman
Judy Klucas
Dan Martin
Peg Needham
Reenie Rak
Pam Reese
Suzanne Zadell

Executive Director: Marilou Suszko

Main Street Vermilion and Harbour Town