The best reason to join Friends of Midtown is to be part of a vibrant community dedicated to improving Midtown Harrisburg.
Among other things, your membership dues would help support the following goals:
- Continue to clean up Midtown, including the Verbeke Street median and public playgrounds
- Continue weekly Foot Patrols to improve safety and crime awareness in Midtown
- Coordinate another National Night Out Event with other organizations
- Host additional socials at Midtown establishments
- Host more family-friendly events in the summer and near Halloween and Christmas
- Facilitate an improved climate for Midtown businesses
- Organize additional community yard sales
While the past achievements and future goals of Friends of Midtown are enough for many to join, FOM wants its members to receive something special in exchange for their dues. Friends of Midtown has partnered with other entities to offer the following to our current members:
- Free admission to Friends of Midtown social events
- $3 off Friends of Midtown t-shirt or tank top
- $2 off #ShopMidtown coupon book
- 10% off all books, except consignment items, at the Midtown Scholar
- 10% off purchases above $20, excluding Thanksgiving turkeys, at Green Ridge Acres
- 10% off membership at the East Shore YMCA
- 10% off at Alyce & Tre’sures Hair Gallery
- Group rate (20-25% off) at the Harrisburg JCC Fitness Center
- 10% off at Paul V Photogaphy
- 10% off food purchases Sunday through Thursday at note. Bistro & Wine Bar.
- 10% off at Vie Chevre – Goat Life Soap
- 10% off purchases, except alcohol and daily features, at Ted’s Midtown
- 15% off massages at the Zynski Massage Co.
- 15% off at Central Pennsylvania Buy & Sell
- 10% off first week’s childcare tuition at the Neighborhood Center of the UMC
- 20% off ticket purchase or class at Open Stage of Harrisburg
- 10% off at Conestoga Cafe
- Buy one get one free day of daycare, 10% off grooming appointment, and 10% off boarding (one of each discount per member) at Keystone K9
- 10% off at Fudge-O-Lutely
- 10% off at Phyllo
- 10% off food at Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center
- 10% off night’s stay or $50 off event reservation at City House B&B
- 15% off at Shining Light Thrift Shop
- $1 off any purchase at Urban Churn
- Free panini with purchase of panini at Pastorante
- 10% off freshly brewed beverages at Capital Joe
- 5% off at Passage to India and Flavors of India
- 10% off at Fasta & Ravioli Co.
- 15% off installation and free activation from Knight Security Systems Designer Michael Williams
- 10% off at Peiffer Auto Repair
- 10% off a purchase of $15 or more at Boo-Boo’s Barbecue (coming soon to N. 3rd St.)
Remember, these membership perks are valid only for current members, so hold onto that membership card once you join. Friends of Midtown is continually looking to expand this list, so check back frequently for changes.
If your business or organization would like to offer something to Friends of Midtown members, contact the Business Committee.
Now that you know the benefits of being a Friends of Midtown member, you’ll see that it’s worth the annual dues of $10 for an individual or $15 for a household.