Cristie Thomas

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,...

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 offered by Marietta Main Street with the support of the Marietta Community Foundation intended ...

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 ...

Building Community by Preserving Community

Building a strong community isn’t always about what we create outwardly and add to our community to make it more vibrant and experiential; much of the time, strong communities are built around creating a consensus about what is important to take care...

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 Stat...

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 Ohio River, rolling mountains, vast farmscapes, access to small-town living and country li...

Bloom Together

It’s been said that great minds discuss ideas, and that’s exactly what happened at April 2nd’s #BloomTogether party, a celebration for the launch of a Kickstart...
Cristie Thomas

Cristie Thomas

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Cristie Thomas is currently the Executive Director for Marietta Main Street. With a background in Organizational Management, Marketing & Communications, and Civic Engagement, Cristie strives to help local businesses and nonprofits increase their capacity to better serve their mission and their communities. Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Cristie now lives in Marietta with her husband and two sons.

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