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About Rehoboth Beach Main Street (RBMS)


Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Inc. a nonprofit organization comprised of our wonderful merchants and supportive residents who love downtown Rehoboth Beach and are dedicated to keeping it a real hometown and a thriving resort community. Rehoboth Beach Main Street celebrates our amazing community, our commitment to support local and our passion for our unique breathtaking downtown. Beach Main Street works to promote downtown Rehoboth Beach as a year-round beach town with a vibrant commercial area, attractive signage and storefronts, a full calendar of events, and economic programs benefiting the business and residential community.

Mission Statement

Rehoboth Beach Main Street is a not-for-profit, volunteer-driven organization. Our mission is to foster and promote a vibrant, year-round, in-town experience for businesses, residents, and visitors alike.

Rehoboth Beach Main Street Executive Director, Dan Slagle

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Dan Slagle has 30 years’ small business experience and a skill set to successfully collaborate with downtown Rehoboth Beach business owners, merchants, residents and community leaders to promote the positive image of downtown Rehoboth Beach as a great place to visit, shop, dine and invest.

Our Board of Directors

Dick Byrne


Jerry Filbin


Blake Carey

General Counsel

Bob Golden

Board Member

Cindy Lovett

Board Member

Peter Pizzolongo

Board Member

Steve Scheffer

Board Member

Edward Chrzanowski

Ex Officio

Carolyn Diefenderfer

Ex Officio

James Mease

Ex Officio

Suzie Martin

Vice President

Jill Dunham


Jen Carroll

Board Member

Terry Kistler

Board Member

Rachel Macha

Board Member

Sandra Skidmore

Board Member

Mike Venanzi

Board Member

Rick Perry

Ex Officio

Paul Swiderski

Ex Officio

Our Four Point Approach and Committees

ECONOMIC VITALITY focuses on capital, incentives, and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs & innovators that drive our local economy.


DESIGN & BEAUTIFICATION support our downtown community by enhancing the physical and visual assets that set our commercial district apart.


PROMOTION positions our downtown as the center of the community and hub of economic activity, while creating a positive image that showcases our unique characteristics.


ORGANIZATION involves creating a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for downtown Rehoboth Beach.



Meetings of the RBMS Board are held on the 3rd
Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.


January 18, 2024

February 15, 2024

March 21, 2024

April 18, 2024

May 16, 2024

June 20, 2024

July 18, 2024

August 15, 2024

September 19, 2024

October 17, 2024

November 21, 2024

December 19, 2024



Members of the public are welcome to attend the meetings via Zoom.  Please contact the RBMS Office at (302) 227-2772 to register for the Zoom link information.

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