March 2, 2020

ADDA 2020 Event Schedule

Due to the Corona Virus the April 11 Easter Eggstravaganza has been cancelled.

We have a lot of great events in store for the upcoming year. Get the schedule and mark your calendars!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 8:00-9:00 am

ADDA Membership Meeting

In our recent survey some members said they would prefer morning membership meetings.  We will be holding our next ADDA Membership Meeting on February 19th at the Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce, 4536 Main Avenue, Ashtabula.  Please join us- hear what the ADDA is working on and share news about your business or organization.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 5:30-8:00 pm

ADDA Holiday Party

Food, Fun, Raffles and Silent Auction!  Join fellow merchants and ADDA members as we celebrate the upcoming holidays.

Chalk Box, 5521 Main Avenue, Ashtabula

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 6:00 pm

ADDA Annual Meeting

Please join the ADDA for their Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 5th at the Park Avenue Winery.  At the meeting you can catch up on what the ADDA has been working on. 

We welcome you to join us for:

  • Annual Review

  • Network with other ADDA Members & Friends

  • Learn about upcoming projects & events


There are no elections this year, but the membership will be voting to approve updated Bylaws. To see the proposed Bylaws click the button below.


Light refreshments will be provided.


RSVP is not required, but helpful for planning.  Click here to RSVP

Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 6:00 pm

ADDA Meet & Greet

The ADDA will be hosting Larry Frimerman, Executive Director of the Ashtabula County Metroparks.  Learn all about what's happening in the Metroparks on Tuesday, August 27, 6:00 pm at the Ashtabula County District Library, 4335 Park Avenue, Ashtabula.  Hear about ADDA plans and progress in Downtown while networking with fellow merchants!

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Now Taking Applications for Vendors!

March 2, 2020

The weather is getting warmer and our new ADDA season of events will soon be starting.  We are now taking applications for vendors... complete an application to secure your spot!

ADDA Facade Improvement Program Returns!

January 25, 2020

The ADDA is once again offering Facade Improvement Program grants for 2020.  This program is available to property owners or business owners, with property owner’s approval, on Main Avenue between Lake Avenue and W. 58th St.  The purpose is to enhance the appearance of our Downtown properties, to preserve buildings, create safe street environments and re-establish pride in Downtown Ashtabula.

People's Choice Winners!

December 2019

The People's Choice winners are: 1st Place- Ashtabula Juvenile Court and 2nd Place- Christian Faith Academy.  Congratulations!  Thank you to all of the organizations and businesses who sponsored trees and helped to make our holiday season brighter!

The Judge's Choice Christmas Tree Winners Are In!

November 24, 2019

The sparkles and twinkles of the Christmas Trees in Cornelius Park have become the cornerstone of the ADDA Christmas Festivities in the park.  Local businesses and organizations come together to brighten Downtown for the holiday season.  The winners of the "Judge's Choice" Christmas Tree Competition are:

1st Place- The Ashtabula Area Interact Club

2nd Place- Christian Faith Academy

You can help decide the "People's Choice" winner... there are ballots at the gazebo in the park.  Stop down, see the beautiful trees, and cast your vote (one per person please).  Deadline for voting is December 4th.

ADDA Window Decorating Contest Winners!

November 24, 2019

Congratulations to Framed On Main- 1st Place, Ultimate Appearance- 2nd Place, and Head Start- Ashtabula County Community Action Agency- 3rd Place!  Thank you to all of the merchants and organizations who decorated their windows for the holiday season!

Annual Meeting Held at Park Avenue Winery

November 22, 2019

Many members of the ADDA gathered on Tuesday, November 5th.  Accomplishments this past year were reviewed and the updated Bylaws were approved.  Networking followed the business meeting.

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