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  • Student (enrolled in high school or post-secondary institution) $15

    Tote bag, Downtown Discount Program (launch in Feb 2019)

  • Senior (65+)   $15

       Tote bag, Downtown Discount Program (launch in Feb 2019)

  • Individual    $35                                                                                

       Tote bag, Downtown Discount Program (launch in Feb 2019)

  • Family (2 adults in same household, any children under 18)   $50

       Tote bag, Downtown Discount Program (launch in Feb 2019), 2 free passes to DFI ticketed events*

  • Friend      $75  (and up)

    Tote bag, Downtown Discount Program (launch in Feb 2019), 4 free passes to DFI ticketed events*

  • Monthly (over $75/year)

    Tote bag, Downtown Discount Program (launch in Feb 2019), 6 free passes to DFI ticketed events*

*Any ticketed event is eligible except for the Downtown Celebration

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*Business members enjoy special ticket benefits at the 2018 Downtown Celebration*

email courtney@downtownframinghaminc.org

  • Contributor $150   

Website and newsletter recognition, 1 ticket to the Downtown Celebration

  • Patron   $275   

Website recognition, 2 tickets to the Downtown Celebration, 7 days of boosted Facebook social media marketing

  • Partner $500  

Website recognition, 4 tickets to the Downtown Celebration, 7 days of boosted Facebook social media marketing, free Oktoberfest vendor registration

 Deborah Blumer

Deborah Blumer


Harvey Eisenberg Trust in memory of Deborah Blumer

>> Meet our 2019 Business Partners

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Welcome to Alta Union House, where eye-catching design meets urban vibes. Located in burgeoning downtown Framingham, we'll offer one, two, and three bedroom apartments unlike any other in the area. With sleek, modern interiors and an unparalleled collection of community amenities, Alta Union House will have the home you’ve been searching for.


Since 1871, Brookline Bank has built a legacy of consistent financial strength, trust, outstanding banking services, and strong customer relationships. Today, we deliver an expanding array of valuable banking and financial services geared to helping individuals and businesses manage their finances. With 25 offices, we make it easy for customers in Greater Boston to access our services in person or via our Mobile, Online and Telephone Banking systems, as well as virtually any ATM worldwide. As a trusted financial resource to our customers, it's our everyday commitment to do more, deliver more, and exceed expectations.

>> Meet our 2019 Business Contributors

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Congress Insurance Agency has been building successful client relationships for over 70 years, spanning several generations. Congress Insurance Agency offers professional insurance services to suit your individual, family, or business needs. Customer service excellence continues to be the Agency’s #1 goal, a market of success witnessed through their dedicated client base.


Founded in 1976, Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects (GRLA) is a multidisciplinary firm offering a full range of architecture, master planning, and interior design services, as well as building envelope consulting and forensic services. We are client-focused, technical problem solvers.

> Meet our 2018 Platinum Business Members

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The 1854 Cycling Company is a premium bicycle and apparel brand inspired by the burning of the US Constitution by abolitionists in protest of the Fugitive Slave Act in 1854. Proceeds from each item will be contributed to programs that will help end cycles of poverty among the formerly incarcerated.

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Alira Health is a global advisory firm providing strategy, execution and innovation services for healthcare and life science companies.


Atlantis Dental in Framingham, MA provides a wide range of dental treatments. Dr. Sumbul Naqvi focuses on helping patients achieve healthy teeth and gums for life.


Avidia Bank is committed to the concept of community banking. We proudly accept and fulfill our responsibilities as a corporate citizen by contributing to the well-being of the people and organizations around us. 


Sure, you could say we’re best known for our audio products. But our true passion? Discovering new and better solutions than anything that’s come before. We “always dream of things that are better, and think of ways to reach those things.” From the first noise cancelling headphones for consumers to a revolutionary seat suspension system for long-haul drivers, we invite you to experience the first 50 years of innovation of Bose.

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BPI Construction is a locally-managed construction company prepared to meet your needs and match your vision, no matter how grandiose or wonderfully simple.  


Since 1871, Brookline Bank has built a legacy of consistent financial strength, trust, outstanding banking services, and strong customer relationships. Today, we deliver an expanding array of valuable banking and financial services geared to helping individuals and businesses manage their finances. With 25 offices, we make it easy for customers in Greater Boston to access our services in person or via our Mobile, Online and Telephone Banking systems, as well as virtually any ATM worldwide. As a trusted financial resource to our customers, it's our everyday commitment to do more, deliver more, and exceed expectations.


As independent insurance agents, the professionals at BRZ Insurance are ready to help you protect your part of The American Dream. We're eager to show you the benefits you realize when you shop local and work with a local, independent            insurance agency.


The Bullard Building, LLC.  A historic brownstone located at the intersections of Routes 135 Waverly St and 126 Irving St in Downtown Framingham across from the MBTA Station. Lease Space Now. 


As a lifetime MetroWest area resident with 35 years of experience selling real estate, Charlene is uniquely qualified to advise real estate purchases and advocate for homes in the West-of-Boston area. As an agent who can speak from personal experience, Charlene demonstrates how a wide range of local amenities is an asset to both the seller (who needs to promote not just their home but also their neighborhood and community) as well as the buyer (who needs guidance selecting the home and location that will fit their needs today and in the future).  




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China Gourmet is an upscale restaurant accompanied by a full bar that serves a wide assortment of Japanese, Thai and Chinese dishes.  They also support take-out orders and offer fun weekend entertainment.

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Depot 417 (formerly Deluxe Depot Diner) springs to life the historic H.H. Richardson Train Station Depot.  Enjoy awesome favorites here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Thursday through Sunday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday).  

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Dulce D Leche offers specialty gelator and sorbeto, cakes and pies, chocolab, sandwiches and more desserts in Framingham Centre since 2016.

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Framingham State University is a place where inquisitive, career-focused students thrive. New ideas and discoveries are a daily occurrence on campus. 


 IK Images captures your very best, enabling you to present a professional, enduring personal reflection to the world - whether potential connections on LinkedIn or that all-important image for your business flyer or conference presentation.


IPL & Equipment Inc. located in Framingham, Massachusetts has grown since 1998 from a specialty Irrigation Supply business to a wide selection of Power Equipment, Landscape Lighting, and Pond Supplies. 


Founded in 2011 by three brothers, Jack, Eric, and Sam Hendler, Jack’s Abby has become a mainstay of the craft brewing scene in the Northeast and nationwide.  Jack’s Abby brews lagers, and only lagers.  



LaRueBoweRs Photography is unique and YOU. We strive to make sure every photo is one of a kind. I love watching my couples grow - from engagement to family and beyond. It's such a thrill to be able to capture each step of a client's life cycle.

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It's no ORDINARY night when the Lavish Band is on the scene! Exploding with energy, their goal is to make your night one to remember!!!

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We provide high quality and cost effective translations, interpreter services and multilingual voice overs for public schools, academic institutions, law firms, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, medical personnel, multinational companies, and individuals.


MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, Framingham, MA. The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, located in Framingham, Massachusetts is a not-for-profit business networking, advocacy, community and economic development organization


MetroWest Commercial Real Estate company provides you with the highest level of service for your commercial real estate needs. 


MetroWest Community Federal Credit Union is committed to helping individuals and eligible business in our communities to manage their financial needs by offering a wide range of affordable products.

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MetroWest Medical Care, Inc. is a medical practice group serving the downtown community. MetroWest Medical Care is located at 61 Lincoln Street Suite 701.


Perfecting the art and science of payments. Michael P. Cannon & Associates provides specialized multi-disciplinary advisory and consulting services to multiple facets of    the payments industry:  acquirers, ISOs and the merchant community.             

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MutualOne Charitable Foundation Dedicated to enhancing the qualify of life in the Bank's market area through its ongoing support of charitable, educational, and civic initiatives that contribute to the overall well-being of the people and communities it    serves.



n+1 cyclery is a bicycle shop in Framingham, MA 01702 that sells and repairs new and used bicycles and also restores old bikes.

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Papa Wheelies in Natick is MetroWest's expert source for everything cycling. Our full-service shop offers professional repairs and maintenance on all makes and styles of bikes. We promise great, knowledgeable service for riders of all levels, without attitude or condescension. 

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Philip Ottaviani has 20 years of experience in real estate & construction.

He knows what the Seller needs and what the Buyer wants. "I Make Deals Happen!"


RR6 Kitchen & Bar is a Family Restaurant offering the wonderful flavors of North, Central and South American cuisine with quality and great pricing. RR6 is best known for its delicious tacos, burritos and soups.


SMOC Financial Services (SFS) was established in 2015 to build upon this mission by providing microloans and technical assistance to low- and moderate-income (LMI) entrepreneurs in the MetroWest and Worcester areas as well as to build partnerships with and organize other organizations and institutions to build a network of services available to businesses in these often overlooked communities.

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Springdale is the experimental offshoot of Jack's Abby Brewing. The Barrel Room is where we let the ancient alchemy between beer and oak work its slow magic.

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Together with our 2800 members and 200 volunteers, we... Conserve and care for over 4300 acres of fields, forests, and farms in the 36 communities surrounding the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord Rivers. Maintain more than 55 miles of hiking trails.


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We make business simple. Trustfulness, efficiency, and a personal approach drives our work. We act toward our client's objectives, focusing on producing the best possible results.


Welcome to TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. Visit now to learn about all our personal banking products like accounts, loans, cards & more.

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Tesoro Supermarket has been a downtown mainstay for 12 years, boasting more than 10,000 products.  The newly redesigned interior makes shopping for fresh produce, meat cuts, bakery, dairy, and grocery products an easy and enjoyable experience.  


WSV is proud to be redeveloping the historic Bancroft building into 258 class A apartment units to be delivered in spring 2020. WSV is a vertically integrated Real Estate Investment Management and Development firm with offices in Boston and New York City.



Provides cable tv, internet and voice/phone services available in Framingham. You can sign up for services, pay bills, exchange equipment and other services at this location 


> Meet our Platinum Citizen Members

Kathryn Anbinder

Dave Anderson

Bob Berman

SaRah LaRue BoweRs

Adam Blumer and Sarah Guernsey

James Bossange

Nilzadete Ganley

Hendler Family

Jim Kelly

Naqvi Family

O'Connell Family

Valerie and Phil Ottaviani

Randolph Family

Christopher Slammer

Richard Tizard

Darlene Umina

> Meet our Gold Business Members

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Amazing Things is a live music venue that produces nationally known performers as well as local musicians. We also host two art galleries.

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Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company is focused on brewing amazing beer in Framingham, MA. Come visit our brewery, have a pint or grab some cans or growlers to go!

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Leadership MetroWest is a respected nonprofit community leadership development organization serving the region and now recognizing 30 years of impact of our nearly 800 alumni of the signature program, the Leadership Academy'


SKYBOKX 109 is a Sports Bar and Grill located in Natick, Massachusetts offering wings, pizza, burgers, craft beers and creative cocktails for the entire family.

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Serving the MetroWest area since 1946, Tommy’s Taxi provides reliable, safe, and on-time service with the largest taxi fleet in the area.


> Meet our Gold Citizen Members

Coyne Family

Stephanie Deeley and Jim Pillsbury

Grove Family

> Meet our Silver Business Members

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Beyond Your Smile is owned and operated by leading orthodontic innovator, Dr. Sue Lee. With over 25 years of experience, she and her staff aim to provide patients with their best smile! 


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Whether you are an entrepreneur with a great idea or a CEO looking for a creative and educated workforce, Framingham has extraordinary options for growing businesses



The mission of Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (Kennedy CHC) is to “help people live healthier lives.” We believe that everyone has a right to accessible,                                                           high quality, comprehensive, integrated and compassionate health care.




Visit the Framingham History Center website at framinghamhistory.org for current exhibits, membership info or sign up form, or to contact the History Center staff. The Framingham History Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1888 for the purpose of preserving and understanding Framingham's rich and varied past.

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The FPL provides an open, unbiased environment and upholds the public’s right of equal access to information and services. We encourage and contribute to the civic, intellectual, and cultural pursuits of the community.  Through guidance, resources, and programs, we meet the diverse needs of individuals and groups using traditional and innovative technologies.



Framingham SOURCE is an independent, community news site. Source is a 365-day a year, 24-hour a day news organization.  Framingham Source is the best way to reach customers in Framingham (and MetroWest).


Massachusetts Bay Community College (MassBay) is a two-year, multi-campus community college in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Founded in 1961, MassBay currently serves more than 8,000 full-time and part-time students on its three locations


The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) is a regional public transit authority in the state of Massachusetts providing bus and paratransit service to eleven communities in the Boston MetroWest. 

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Discover the great things to see, do, eat and experience in MetroWest, Massachusetts. Halfway between Boston and Worcester, there is MORE to explore in MetroWest.


> Meet our Silver Citizen Members

Phil Altman

Cherry Manuel Baram

Janet Drummey

Mary Kate Feeney

Gatlin Family

Julie Ginn

Dennis Giombetti

Audrey Hall

Dale Hamel

Leslie White Harvey

Bob Schecter

Nicole Siswick

Adam Steiner

John Stefanini

Cheryl Tully Stoll & Ed Stoll

Glenda Thomas

Amy Weader