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Help make Ripon one of the Coolest Small Towns in America

Ripon, WI is currently in 6th place in the Coolest Small Town in America competition with 5,590 votes, but Newtown Borough, PA is close behind in 7th place with 5,554. Please keep voting and help them climb back into the top 5!!

To participate in the contest, go to the Budget Travel website and click on the Ripon star located in the center of the Wisconsin map. You can vote once every 5 hours until the poll closes on February 11, 2011.

The top winners will be featured in the September 2011 issue of Budget Travel magazine which would create national exposure for Ripon.

Vote often and help make Ripon the Coolest Small Town in America!!


Nominate Your Downtown as a Distinctive Destination Today!

Does your community deserve recognition for the character of its downtown, or its commitment to historic preservation, sustainability, and revitalization? If it does, then think about nominating your community as one of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations. Each year the National Trust for Historical Preservation honors twelve communities that strive to create a unique sense of place for their residents and visitors.

To learn more about this program and nominate a town or city, visit the website or contact Joelle Schatz at Applications are due by September 10th.