Downtown Vitality Committee seeks member 

Published: 6/18/2019 9:00:20 PM

ATHOL – The Town of Athol is seeking downtown business owners, property owners, community leaders and/or interested residents to join the Downtown Vitality Committee to fill a vacancy.

The Downtown Vitality Committee was established as a committee of Athol residents interested in promoting and advocating on behalf of downtown revitalization and aesthetics and overseeing the Massachusetts Downtown Initiative grant implementation efforts.

The mission is to further revitalize Athol’s downtown area as an appealing and vivacious focal point for residents and visitors. The DVC is focused on encompassing Athol’s unique character by enhancing the image of downtown, helping to promote economic vitality and design, and organizing downtown elements to achieve the committee’s goals.

Current members are: Ann Willhite, Holly Young, Paula Robinson, Mary Holtorf, Althea Bramhall, Diane DiPietro, Clerk; David Small, Associate; and Shelley Small, Associate.

For more information, contact Eric R. Smith, AICP, Director of Planning and Community Development at 978-575-0301 ext. 300 or email

It is asked that letter of interest be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday, July 1 to: Eric R. Smith, AICP, Director of Planning & Community Development, Town of Athol, 584 Main St., Room 29, Athol, MA 01331, or send by email.

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