It is time to vote for Independence for America's Main Streets contest. Quarterfinalist voting wraps up Sunday with semifinalist voting from April 30 through May 27 and the winner announcement June 4. The winner receives $25,000 in cash, a certificate of $1,000 worth of STIHL equipment, a $500 shopping spree with Do It Best Corp., a $500 shopping spree at PPG Paints as well as recognition and a special plaque. The goal of the America's Main Streets contest is to promote the importance and economic benefits of Main Streets and the small businesses within them. 

You can vote once per day for Independence by visiting to be sent directly the the Independence page. The 25 submissions with the most votes will be deemed quarterfinalists. Look for the photo of downtown Independence with the Neewollah flags flying against a vibrant blue sky. 

There are more than 200 other contestants, so be sure to vote daily and share the website to help Independence win funds to help rejuvenate downtown Indy. Visit