Master Planning Add Your Voice to Southbridges Future Plans

Other - Information Session

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Southbridge Town Hall
41 Elm St.
Southbridge, MA 01550
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The town of Southbridge wants to hear from all residents and business owners about what is working in Southbridge and what can be improved upon. Your feedback will be used in setting priorities for the town and developing creative solutions to address them as part of the Master Plan. The more people that contribute, the better our plan will be.

Come and add your voice on Wednesday, December 12th at 6:30 pm at Town Hall.
We really want you to join us, so here are some of the things were doing to encourage you:
 FREE pizza for all
 RAFFLE of $25 gift certificates
 FREE childcare
 Spanish language interpreters
 Transportation upon request  just call: Economic Development and Planning Department 508-764-5402

Here are just a few examples of the burning questions and creative solutions that have emerged from our conversation with the community so far...

BURNING QUESTIONS
1. How can we attract new businesses to town and create new jobs?
2. How can we improve the school district's reputation?
3. How can Southbridge best leverage its ethnic diversity in positive and mutually beneficial ways?
4. What can we do to make Southbridge a healthier and safer place to live?

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS
1. Attract outlet stores to our downtown
2. Create an education center for teacher training, help with homework, adult ed and lifelong learning
3. Create a unique festival that capitalizes on multi-cultural heritage
4. Develop a tournament quality multi-sports complex
5. Develop an agriculture & equestrian center
6. Expand on Class 4 rapids whitewater rafting potential

We need your help to address these and other issues and come up with more creative solutions! Please - add your voice. Join us on Wednesday, December 12, at 6:30 pm at the town hall. Be heard! Contribute! Be part of the future of Southbridge!

Sincerely,
The Southbridge Master Plan Steering and Subcommittees,
and the Friends of the Master Plan Volunteers

Cost: FREE - Pizza will be served as well!

Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders

E-mail: cacly@southbridgemass.org
Phone: 508-764-5402

Last Modified: December 6, 2012 at 5:08 PM

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