By 1812Blockhouse; Special to 1812Blockhouse

In an episode of the television show The West Wing, the following comment was made by the President: “Numbers, Mrs. Landingham, . . . if you want to convince me of something, show me numbers.”

This week, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. did just that when it shared its Downtown Update for Mid-Year 2023. The statistics demonstrate, according to DMI, the positive trajectory of Mansfield’s downtown area:

5 New Business Openings

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Downtown Mansfield, with five new businesses adding their unique flair to our dynamic community.

159 Events

From lively street festivals to engaging cultural showcases, downtown Mansfield has been a hotbed of activity, hosting a remarkable 159 events that have drawn residents and visitors alike.

750+ Volunteer Hours

The dedication of our volunteers is awe-inspiring. More than 750 hours of selfless service have been contributed to various projects and initiatives, highlighting the deep commitment to revitalizing downtown Mansfield.

2200 Flowers Planted

The beauty of our downtown area has been enhanced with the planting of over 2000 vibrant flowers. Their presence not only delights the eye but also signifies the growth and renewal taking place within our community.

600,000+ Social Media Reach

Our collective voice is being heard far and wide, thanks to the impressive reach of over 600,000 through social media platforms. By engaging with our online community, we’re attracting attention and spreading the word about the exciting developments in downtown Mansfield.

$35,000 in Grants Awarded Leveraging $299,000 in Private Investment

Through strategic partnerships and diligent efforts, we’ve awarded $35,000 in grants for building renovations in downtown, which have been leveraged to attract $299,000 in private investments. These funds are instrumental in fueling the ongoing transformation of our downtown area.

Another number is in order — one. You can join DMI today and help make a difference for Mansfield’s central business district. More information is available here.

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