Main Street Momence relies on a professional staff to ensure that the program best serves downtown business investors and community stakeholders, while meeting the Board of Directors' ambitious annual program goals and overseeing committees' action plan implementation.
Janine Gubbins Loftus serves as Main Street Momence Executive Director. A 20 year resident of Momence, Janine is a former Je Neir Elementary School teacher with a Master's in Education in Teaching and Leadership. She has 3 children, and her hobbies include: birdwatching, hiking, driving pony carts, dancing and karaoke. Her favorite Main Street projects are the Christmas Gathering and the Facade Grant Program. Janine spearheaded our downtown revitalization program in 2001, which would subsequently earn a Main Street designation. Her favorite quotes: "People are about as happy as they make their minds up to be" -Abraham Lincoln and "As long as you live, keep learning how to live" -Seneca