Greetings & Welcome to the DNA!

About The DNA

The Downtown Newark Association has been a formal non-political and non-secular organization since May 2006. Our membership includes a variety of large and small business owners/managers, municipal and county officials, educators, church officials, media representatives, non-profit organizations, entertainers, and numerous others.  DNA’s goal and purposes are to improve and promote Downtown Newark as a sponsor and participant in many Downtown events. 

For more information about joining the Downtown Newark Association, please email us at or visit “Join” on this website to fill out an application!

Mission Statement

The Purpose and Mission of the Downtown Newark Association shall be to develop programs and events that promote and enhance Downtown Newark as great place to live, do business and visit.

  • Create memorable events.
  • Drive awareness for the downtown community.
  • Connect community through meetings and programs.

The Downtown Newark Association is your hub for finding where to eat, shop, and live locally. Please click on an image below for a list of DNA members in that category.


Below are highlights from the Downtown Newark Association Facebook page. Follow us to stay on top of events and news.

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Get to Know the Downtown Newark Association:
Board of Directors/ Executive Committee

Trish Newcomb
Granville Gourmet Whoopie Pies

Diana Spain

Interim Vice President
Diana Spain
Kicks Mix Bookstore

(740) 345-9800

Mary Spain

Mary Spain
Kicks, LLC




Volunteer Committee
Membership Committee
Steering Committee
Advertising Committee
Finance Committee

Social Media &
Administrative Services

Ali Olasin Scott

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