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  • Downtown Business Association

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  • New Castle Downtown Business Association
    325 East Washington Street, New Castle, PA 16101

    President - Pasquale "Pat" Amabile, III

    What other positions should be here? Need to take and add photo of Pat, Alex, Angie, and Amy for the web page! 30 sec video of Pat to come later as well.

  • Mission

    "The Downtown Business Association of New Castle is a collection of stakeholders who actively collaborate to create a vibrant and thriving community in our urban core."


    "The association serves as a networking opportunity, source of education, united voice for advocacy, and shared marketing. It engages in activities which promote a health retail and service climate, as well as, a downtown that is clean, green, and safe."

    • Speakers from other downtowns who are thriving (for example: Youngstown, Ohio)
    • Representatives from DBA attend City council/County Commissioners meetings
    • Meet and Greet events
    • Lunch on the road - host meetings at downtown businesses
    • Business spotlights - invite non-attendees to attend and offer 5-10 minutes to give information about their downtown business
    • Social media presence - Facebook group/page
    • Point person to serve as 'marketing gate keeper' (for example: Volant, PA)
    • Host family-friendly events
    • Work closer with Duquesne Small Business Development Center
    • Support beautification efforts downtown (light pole banners, flowers, place-making initiatives, etc.)
  • Meetings

    The New Castle DBA meetings take place monthly on the second Tuesday of each month. Check the Chamber's Calendar of Events for upcoming meetings and events.

    Past Meeting Minutes
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