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Welcome to Downtown Parsons Inc's. Website!

If you have any suggestions or any updates or upcoming events about your business and you are a member of the Downtown Parsons Inc., We would love to share that information with the rest of the Downtown members. Please feel free to send us a message or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

We help promote local businesses, hold several promotional events each year, and can provide loans with a 0% interest.


IWW project loans

1.) Projects to acquire or rehabilitate downtown properties using private investment.

2.) Projects that can be shown to lead directly to private investment, developing or strengthening new or existing businesses, providing services and products, creating new jobs or saving existing ones, providing a stronger tax base or restoring historic architectural features.

Loans are from $1,500 to $20,000, are no-interest, and must be matched at least three-to-one private to IWW funds. These require Downtown Parsons Board approval.

Small (locally-funded) project loans

1.) Paint up/fix up projects on front facade, back or side buildings.

2.) Paint up/fix up or design and installation of signage.

3.) Installation or repair of awnings on front facades.

Loans are from $500 to $2,000. They are no-interest and there is typically a small match requirement.

Who is eligible. Building owners or landlords and business owners in Downtown Parsons Inc area (Clark to Belmont, 22nd to 13th street) or eligible to apply for these loans.

Revolving-fund loans may be applied for at any time, based on availability.

How Downtown Parsons Inc is involved Parsons. Downtown Parsons solicits projects, evaluates them, and selects projects to submit to the Board. The Downtown Parsons office can provide you with program information, eligibility requirements, and assistance in processing your application.

Loan money stays here. As loans are repaid, Downtown Parsons Inc retains the funds in a local revolving loan pool, thus ensuring that this program continues to benefit downtown Parsons for years to come.

You can call the office 421-4760 for more information.  

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Thank you for your interest in Downtown Parsons and remember to Shop Local!

Sandra Stephens
Executive Director

Check with local store hours may vary   

Retail Address Phone          Saturday Hours
A-Blossom for Every Occasion 2631 Main St  421-1900 8:00am-12:00pm
All Season Floral 2503 Main St 421-1427 9:00am -12:00pm
Bleacher Gear 1730 Main St 421-6771 9:00am-5:00pm
Country Mart 2100 Main St 421-6560 6:00am-10:00pm 
Framing Memories 315 N. 16th  421-6533 10:00am-2:00pm
George's Gifts & Cards 1716 Main St 421-5930 9:30am-5:00pm
Herrman Lumber Company  801 S 16th St 421-5050 8:00am-12:00pm
Jock's Nitch  1814 Main St. 421-5540 9:30am-5:00pm
Lavender Landscapes 14076 US Hwy 59 784-9985 10:00am-6:00pm 
Olson's Ace Hardware 200 N 18th 421-2210 8:00am-5:30pm
Parsons Fine Jewelry 1722 Main St 421-2180 10:00am-3:00pm 
The Mustard Seed 119 S 18th 421-6454 10:00am-3:00pm
Upscale Country 1628 Broadway Ave 423-0450 9:00am-5:00pm
Restaurants Address Phone Saturday Hours
Ernesto's 200 N Central 421-2930 11:00am-1:30pm-4:30pm-9:00pm
Kitchen Pass 1711 Parsons 421-1907 11:00am-10:00pm