Board of Directors

Fran Le Beau, President
Ameritech Business Advocate - Retired

Fran LeBeauFran is a lifelong resident of Momence, and is married to Hernan Maldonado. She is retired from AT&T and has a Master's in Business Administration from Governors State University. She has been with the program from the beginning, and is one of the original Board directors and Design Committee members. Main Street has allowed her to meet so many great people, and to learn about preservation, historical significance in buildings, and their design. Fran's favorite quote: "Always look for the positive."

227 W. 3rd St.
Momence, IL.  60954
815.472.4661  H
815.325.0993 C

Rick Seemann, Treasurer
Rick Seemann




Nicole Ford
Independent Consultant - Ambit Energy

Nicole Ford Nicole was born and raised in Momence, and has lived in Bloomington and Chicago. She is happy to be back here raising her family.  Nicole is married to Matt Ford and they have two children, Jackson 5 and Josie 3. 

Nicole has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources from Illinois State University, and recently resigned as Director of Recruitment at Kankakee Community College allowing her more time with her family and to get involved with great organizations such as MainStreet. 

She and her husband are independent contractors for Ambit Energy and are focusing their time and attention on building their business. Nicole coaches t-ball, loves taking her daughter to dance, judges a few beauty pageants here and there, and tries to keep up with her 1½ year old Great Dane, Georgia! Her favorite quotes are: "All your dreams can come true - if you have the courage to pursue them" -Walt Disney and "To get something you never had, you have to do something you have never done" -Unknown.

12197 Metcalf Ave.
Momence, IL 60954

Marilou Martin
Program Manager, US Environmental Protection Agency - retired
Marilou Martin Marilou has called Momence her home since she moved here in the mid 70's. She graduated from University of Illinois and received a Masters Degree in Environmental Science from Governors State University. She worked for the Forest Preserve District of Will County and then joined the US EPA as a Program Manager for Special Projects. Projects included innovation with states and industry, community-based environmental and public health projects, and urban redevelopment initiatives. She recently retired and looks forward to being more involved in Momence.

13514 E. Six Mile Grove Rd.
Momence, IL 60954

Scott Snavely (Ex-Officio)
Market President - Midland States Bank

Scott Snavely Scott was born and raised in Kankakee County. As a Bank Executive, he previously lived in Bloomington, IL, New Albany, IN and Carbondale, IL. Scott is married to Lori and resides in Bourbonnais, IL. Scott has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Illinois. He is working towards his MBA. Scott enjoys all types of music, writing and auto racing. He has worked as a Technical Inspector for the Indy Car series and has driven race cars around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. Scott looks forward to serving the Momence community with his active involvement in Main Street Momence. His favorite quote: "Those who are the happiest are those who do the most for others."

1690 N State Rte 50
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
618.305.4367 C


Recent Events

Carolers performing at the Graham House
December 2nd

Christmas Gathering

This annual Holiday event features the downtown brimming with Holiday Cheer - with special guest Santa and his reindeer, camel rides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, craft shows, and lots more activities for young and old alike. Beautifully decorated store windows in the theme "Christmas Blessings" and the community Christmas Tree warmly welcome visitors to this Momence Holiday Tradition.

Bordertown Haunting Hayride
October 28th

Bordertown Hauntings

The annual downtown trick-or-treating event saw hundreds of visitors brave the cold in order to participate in activities such as cookie decorating, pumpkin decorating, and the haunted house.

Cruise Night on Washington Street
May - August

Cruise Nights

Washington Street Downtown once again came alive with antique and unique "Cool Cars under the Stars" throughout the summer. The public came out to browse, listen to the music, eat some great food, and take a chance on the split the pot drawings held at each event.


Auctioneer Bill Phelps

Annual Community Auction

Sunday, April 29th

Next up - Main Street's Annual Community Auction features a wide variety of items, including furniture, household items and decor, plants for your garden, and much more, which will be awarded to the highest bidder. Items for the auction can either be donated or consigned - so it's a great time to clean out your attic and basement. Auctioneers Bill Phelps and Danny Loftus from River Valley Auctions lead a professional auction - your chance to go home with treasures you didn't know you needed. So come on over to St. Pat's Gym for a day of fun!