Shelburne Falls Village Summit

Follow-up to Shelburne Falls Village Summit

As recommended in the Village of Shelburne Falls Rapid Recovery Plan created last fall, the Shelburne Falls Village Summit was held on February 1st over Zoom. The purpose of the Summit was to discuss ideas to help sustain a vibrant Shelburne Falls Village Center with a thriving business community. The current focus is on what can be achieved within the next 12-18 months regarding communication, events & activities, and the potential for creating a volunteer Village Task Force to move things forward in the short term. The presentation slides from the Summit can be viewed at:

Moving forward, if you would like to be engaged in discussions about developing the Task Force and the tasks they will be undertaking, please complete the following survey to sign up for the email list and/or let us know your willingness to participate in some of the actions discussed. Please be sure to include your name and email address. Survey to sign-up:

This project is supported by Amy Shapiro of the Franklin County Community Development Corporation, and Jessica Atwood and Keith Barnicle of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments, with project partners Andrew Baker, Heather Butler, John Taylor and Whit Sanford.

Please note that during the Summit, it was also mentioned that if anyone was interested in knowing more about or getting involved with Memorial Hall they should contact Jim Kessler at or with the Bridge of Flowers they should contact Annette Szpila at