Category: News

WinterFest – December 8th, 11am-5pm

Thrive is excited to sponsor a brand-new event in Doylestown - WinterFest! This year's theme is 'A New Tradition'. We invite you to join us in making WinterFest a part of your holiday memories and traditions! WinterFest will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Saturday, December 8th.  December 1st kicks off our downtown window decorating contest and new this year, our residential holiday decorating contest. Other activities will be going on in the downtown area, including Visit with Santa and Village Square Tree Lighting at 5:15. Join us on December 8th for a day full of fun events and activities. Start your day with the Cub Scouts’ pancake breakfast with Santa. Do some holiday shopping at the Holiday Art & Crafts Market. You’ll find children’s activities, ice-carving demonstrations, an opportunity to meet sled dogs and learn about sled dog racing and much more! Various music groups will be performing holiday music at the bandstand. When it’s time to eat, stop in at the Lutheran…

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Shop Local Saturday – October 27, 11am-2pm

Come downtown on October 27  from 11:00am to 2:00pm and support all of the local businesses in Doylestown! Some stores will have expanded hours, and there will be voting for the Scarecrow contest at this time. Come pick your favorite store's decorations. The village trick or treat will begin shortly after at 2:00pm and end at 3:30pm. The Snollyghoster parade from the gazebo starts at 3:30pm and will end at the square at 3:45pm. Following that will be a costume contest at 4:00pm. Come downtown for an exciting night to support the businesses with this wonderful event! Link to the flier below: Growth Initiatives Shop Local Poster

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Public Catered Dinner with Guest Speaker and School Tour – September 26th, 6:30 pm

Presentation by Pam Frazier “Where Do I Begin” Corporate Director, International Programs, Northrup Grumman Former State Department Officer and National Security Council Staff Doylestown High School Graduate 1971 Following the dinner and speaker will be a tour of the new Jr & Sr High School Dinner Tickets $20.00 each - - - sales close September 21st - - - seats are limited Use Form Below to Order Tickets - - -  Pre-sale ONLY - - - No door sales Download the Flyer Here!

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2017 Holiday Window Decorating Contest

The Holidays are here and our businesses downtown are decorated in the spirit of the Season! Share in the fun by voting for your favorite window. Each participating business has this flyer in their window. Vote at one of the three ballot boxes in town, or on our Facebook page at Doylestown Area Growth Initiatives. On Instagram? Take a selfie by your favorite window and post it with the hashtag #chippwindows2017 - most likes wins a gift card to the Doylestown Coffee House! Winner will be announced December 20th!Window Participant 2017 -2

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Projects Announced!

We are excited to introduce our community projects! Click here to review the projects

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Community Meeting – Sept 14, 2017

September 14, 2016 marked major changes in store for Doylestown.  At a community-wide meeting, the question was asked: “What can be done to…

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Important BWC Update

The below message was sent out from the BWC earlier today. We have reposted it here for your quick reference. Immediate Action Required…

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Streamlining Office Operations

(featured image by Cody Vinson) Board member Terri Neely shares her office management insight after nine years of rapid growth with Nagy’s Collision…

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BAH Success!

Jan 14, 2015 was indeed a great day. We held our second Business After Hours (BAH) event at PNC Bank in Doylestown, Ohio.…

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The New DABA

Doylestown Area Business Association (or DABA) has been around for decades, but there have been more changes recently than you would probably think.…

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