In early 2009, the Meyersdale Borough Council created a task force to address economic issues in the community. The initial group included business leaders, Borough representatives, and concerned citizens. They held brain-storming sessions to address the needs of the community and to identify ways to improve Meyersdale, including public meetings to gain input from citizens. For nearly a year, the group met weekly, before formally organizing as the Meyersdale Area Merchants’ Association.
One of the first association projects was formation
of the Maple City Farmers Market. In the summer of 2009, the Maple City Farmers Market opened for its first season, and continues today in modified form, with great success.
Ronald F. Yutzy was an influential and respected accountant and businessman in Somerset County. His passion for civic and service organizations was well-known. The Yutzy Memorial is one way Ron's charitable legacy continues. To learn more about our annual golf scramble and to download the application, please CLICK HERE!
The vision of the Meyersdale Area Merchants’ Association is to promote and nurture an environment of goodwill and prosperity among businesses, citizens, and community organizations; Meyersdale Area Merchants’ Association will strive to foster, protect, and promote the commercial, industrial, civic, agricultural, tourism, and general interests of the Meyersdale area by providing progressive leadership and effective communication.
The Meyersdale Area Merchants' Association works for you by providing progressive leadership; strengthening the ties between our business community and the people who live, shop and work here; and, enhancing the quality of life in the Meyersdale area. By becoming a member, you invest in the future of your business and community!
Benefits of the $25 annual dues include:
Building relationships with our business leaders through our sponsored events
Demographic information for business planning and small business counseling to assist your business
Legislative representation at the local, state, and federal level
E-Dispatch – to keep you abreast of what’s happening through email
Involvement and representation in many local and regional organizations
Recognition as a business that is committed to the community
The opportunity to participate on committees and special projects
And, so much more!
Attend a Meeting
The Meyersdale Area Merchants’ Association meets at 6pm on the third Wednesday of each month at the Elks (327 Dale Street, Meyersdale). Meetings are open to the public, and residents are encouraged to attend.
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