Thanks to support from Hight Family of Dealerships, Kyes Carpenter Insurance, and 91 other businesses and individuals, we reached our $10,000 fundraising goal! The total amount raised is $11,165.

In 10 years we have:

  • Upgraded pocket parks, sidewalks, crosswalks, lamp posts, gardens, parking areas, street trees, business facades, and connections to nearby trails

  • Restored the Bernard Langlais Skowhegan Indian sculpture through partnership with the Chamber

  • Organized community building events like Holiday Stroll, River Fest, and the Maple Festival

  • Supported local farms at the downtown market and led wellness initiatives for small businesses

  • Connected Skowhegan to statewide promotional networks to attract visitors

To start the next decade, we will:

  • Attract and develop new business and support existing ones with new incentive programs

  • Create and promote a downtown trail of Bernard Langlais sculptures

  • Renew the business facade improvement program

  • Plant an educational garden at the Skowhegan Indian sculpture viewing area

  • Organize vibrant annual events, gardening efforts, and other ongoing projects


Our Decade of Development campaign supporters:

Hight Family of Dealerships, Somerset Bar Association, Butler’s Car Wash, Dr. Gust Stringos, Belmont Motel, Bill and Louise Townsend, Ann Dorney, David Axelman, Kathy LaPlante, North Country Rivers, Grassland Farm, Kel-Mat Cafe, Kyes Carpenter Insurance, Foe Meader, Carol Leonard, Al’s Pizza, Paul Hollick, Gailian Magruder, Pleasant Street Daycare, Drs. Jack and Gail Gibson, Bruce and Elizabeth Haynes, Bob and Gloria Nicholson, Chris and Claire Perkins, Higgins & Bolduc Agency, Taconnet Federal Credit Union, Dr. Oto and Petra Prokop, Violet Ferland, Warren’s Office Supplies / The Paper Klip, Strawberry Hill Farms, William and Margaret Reid, Hammond Lumber, Linda Haith, John Doucette, Bob and Mary Burr, Mark’s Complete Automotive Service, Dr. Ganna Chugay, Linda Cipriano, Dr. Robert and Mrs. Marianne Steinhacker, Peter Mills, Sarah Workneh, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Country Crow Primitives, Maine Wood Heat, Lakewood Golf Course, Bangor Savings Bank, Scott Price, Maine Center for Dental Medicine, Hurricane Cleaners, Cherylene Seavey, Sarah Davis, Anne Roosevelt, Dr. Alexander and Mrs. Mary Turbyne, GFWC Women’s Clubs, Happyknits, Norm and Pat Dickey, Jeanne and Warren Shay, Paavo and Mary Titherington-Carey, John Kimbell, Maja’s Body Arts, Allison Kimball-Mantor, Midwest Run, Gerald and Cidalia Thibault, Steve Dionne, Amber Lambke, Motor Supply Company, Gina Gomez, John Wentworth, Dorothea Beeuwkes, LaCasse Bats, Old Mill Pub, Dale Watson, Anna L. Court, John and Karol Youney, Maililani Bailey and Iver Lofving, Paul and Irene Sylvain, Lisa Landry, Lynette’s Cards & Gifts, Hilltop Antiques, Matt DuBois, Scott and Jean Pillsbury, Russakoff Jewelers, Towne Motel, Susan Cochran, Bill and Debra Primmerman, Allied Realty, Sally and Richard Boardman, Natalie Jones and Joseph Dembeck IV, Crystal Deck, Dr. Gerald Vermette, Emerson & Associates, and 4 anonymous donors.

Recent Press:

Skowhegan board ok’s applying for $150,000 state facade grant
In Skowhegan, store closures, expansions, openings highlight a busy year Skowhegan changes called decade of growth
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Downtown Skowhegan Holiday Stroll Friday, Saturday
Skowhegan Holiday Stroll to feature Santa, field hock team, lots of food

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