About Us

main street community center edwardsville illinois

Main Street Community Center is located at 1003 N. Main Street in Edwardsville. Main Street Community Center has been serving the greater Edwardsville area since 1974. The Center is committed to serving those 50+ years of age to keep them healthy, active and engaged.

Volunteers help through such activities as participant fund raising efforts, public relations, participant recruitment programs, advocacy for clients, and provision of direct service. Most programs at the Center operate with some volunteer assistance.


May 19, 2022
July 21, 2022

September 29, 2022
December 1, 2022

January 26, 2023
March 30, 2023


Jessica Johnson, Executive Director
Carissa Hess, Assistant Director
Valerie Morrisey, Business Manager

Jennifer Jackstadt, Program Coordinator
Lori Johnessee, Office Assistant

Sherri Cox, Driver
Lewis Giles, Driver

Board of Directors

Bev Meyer, President
Ethel Henke, Vice President
Rich Hampton, Treasurer
Barb Crowder, Co-Secretary
Pam Moore, Co-Secretary

Susan Bautsch
Jack Burns
Susan Coffey
Natasha Howard

Elsie Jackson
Marge Ogle
Dave Schwind
David Werner

Advisory Council Members

Kevin Babb, Esq.
Kathie Duame
Duane Jones

Carol Keene
John McCracken

Gina McNabnay
Greg Mefford


Mayor Art Risavy, City of Edwardsville

Mayor Bob Marcus, Village of Glen Carbon

Supervisor Kevin Hall, Edwardsville Township

Pastor John Roberts, Eden Church