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Fresh Start Restaurant Contest Now Open


Could $40,000 help you open your dream restaurant?

Market on Main, the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation, and the Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation have teamed up with local businesses to host the Ottumwa FreshStart Restaurant Contest. We’re searching for the next great restaurateur, and we want to help them open their dream restaurant in the front space of the Market on Main – Ottumwa’s innovative and exciting new year-round market now under construction. One lucky entrepreneur will have 2,100 square feet to transform into the restaurant of their dreams, as well as access to a 2,000 square foot outdoor green space. Applications are due by March 22, 2014. For full details on the prize package and contest details, logon to: or visit the Fresh Start Ottumwa Facebook page and don’t forget to “like” and “share” it