Cristie Thomas

Eric Dowler: At the Helm of RTA

This year’s 7th Annual Rivers, Trails, and Ales Festival doesn’t appear in Marietta overnight! It takes the steadfast planning, coordination, and tireless dedic...

Marietta is for Murals

Marietta is not only home to adventurers and shoppers, but our arts community is strong and growing. With a handful of art galleries, full-time working studios,...

Business is Blossoming in Downtown Marietta

Downtown Marietta is home to a wide array of retail shops and local restaurants. Ranging from boutiques to antiques to craft beer, pizza, and fine cuisines, the commercial district of Marietta’s downtown is the place tourists love to explore, locals ...

Build Up Marietta

Marietta Main Street, a local nonprofit in downtown Marietta, officially announced the launch of Build Up Marietta, a new facade improvement grant program offer...

Main Street Musings

Have you heard of Marietta Main Street? If you’re active on social media, you might have seen us pop up in your feed from time to time, and if you’ve ever come to downtown Marietta for an event, it’s more than likely you’ve experienced a piece of wha...

The Price of Owning History

Historic homes and historic districts bring with them a special kind of charm; whether that charm comes from a connection to a significant historic event, havin...

A Community of Strength

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federally-recognized holiday to mark the birth of one the most prominent leaders of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Last year, this national day of volunteerism brought millions of Americans out of thei...

Helping the Homeless

The Mid-Ohio Valley is a special place. Not only is it home to the beautiful, historic town of Marietta, OH, but it also features the gorgeous landscape of the ...
Cristie Thomas

Cristie Thomas

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Cristie L. Thomas is the Executive Director of Marietta Main Street, a local nonprofit focused on revitalizing downtown Marietta, OH. Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Cristie now lives in the MOV with her husband and two sons. She spends her free time listening to musical theatre, dancing in the streets, and watching Food Network.

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