Established in September, 2008 the Lyons Main Street Program (LMSP) is one of three Erie Canal communities designated as a National Trust Main Street™ community and is within the Western Erie Canal Main Street Program (WECMSP). The LMSP is proud to be selected as one of the first communities in the only regional National Trust Main Street™ in New York State. The Lyons Main Street Program is a community based organization supported by community members. The LMSP is funded through business and industry pledges, private donations, and fund raisers as well as contributions from local government and Industrial Development Agencies. The LMSP is a 501(c) 6 organization. Contributions & donations are tax deductible for businesses as a business expense.