Downtown Kittanning Inc. is a non-profit organization made up of local businesses and individuals devoted to enhancing, promoting, and developing their community. DKI’s goal is to foster a positive local economy through community impact projects, offer their members resources to grow their businesses, create new jobs, and attract new businesses and homeowners.
DKI strives to help Kittanning continue to grow through events and activities for families. The best-known event is Light Up Kittanning Night. They also host Movies in the Park and responsible for the care and maintenance of the American Flags and Christmas Lights that line the streets. Visit them on Facebook or www.downtownkittanning.com for more information.
CANDLE, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization devoted to preventing substance abuse. CANDLE, Inc. created the substance abuse prevention program called, The Reality Tour. This program has won numerous awards and has received great acclaim by professionals in the field. In 2011 it was added to the National Registry of Evidence- based Programs and Practices (NREPP) listing of programs. CANDLE, Inc. and The Reality Tour have a rich and interesting history. The Reality Tour is growing in popularity with many locations in various states. To learn more about Candle, Inc, please visit www.candleinc.org.