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Livermore Falls Downtown Betterment Group

Address:  c/o Androscoggin Bank
6 Androscoggin Lane
Jay, ME 04239
Location:  PO Box 225
Livermore Falls, ME 04254
Phone:  (207) 897-6752
E-mail:  [email protected]
Website: Website
Contact:  Phil Poirier
Clients:  Local business people and citizens
Services:  The Livermore Falls Betterment Group (LFBG), a non-profit organization, seeks to revitalize the downtown village area both economically and esthetically.

Acting in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan of 2002 approved by the town, and the Pierce Atwood Planning Study and Revitalization Plan, approved by the Board of Selectmen in 2004, LFBG wishes to create an inviting atmosphere in the downtown village area which will draw in new sources of retail and services. In the process, LFBG will help Livermore Falls develop a more diversified economy, while retaining a small-town/village feel. Recently, with Livermore Falls' acceptance into the Square One Program of the Maine Downtown Center, we also have agreed to organize ourselves according to the four-point principles of the Maine Street Maine Program.

Fees: No. of Employees Annual Dues
1 - 5 $ 40.00
6 - 10 $ 75.00
11 + $100.00
Individual Membership $ 40.00
Volunteer Opportunities: The Betterment Group has paired with and supported many local organizations for on-the-ground citizen initiatives including:

The Tower Clock Restoration Project (Jay-Livermore Livermore Falls Rotary)
Adopt-a-Spot (Volunteers working with the town to care for selected highly visible areas)
The Apple Pumpkin Festival (Jay-Livermore Livermore Falls Rotary, Jay-Livermore-Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce and Municipal Government)
" Frantasia "Out" Music Festival (Fran Szostek- alternative music, private citizen initiative)
Gazebo Weekly Music Series (Gazebo Committee)
VIP Program (Voluntary Improvement Project-Rental property owners working with Code Enforcement to improve and upgrade properties for safety, longevity and aesthetics)
Skate Park Stewardship Program (Organizing park users to manage the skate park)
Green and Gorgeous (a new garden club who donates time and plants to the VIP program in an effort to increase curb-appeal in Livermore Falls and Jay)
Support of the Western Maine Paper and Heritage Museum initiative
Advocated for Union Park upgrade including new flag pole and landscaping
Supported creation of Fitness Park - new green space created by Fitness Styles owner
Please come to one of our meetings, the last Tuesday of the month. Appointments at the Androscoggin Bank must be scheduled in advance.
Hours:  The Betterment Group generally holds its monthly meetings at 5:30 PM on the second tuesday of the month at the LF Town Office

Healthy Community Coalition

Founded in 1989, Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) is an affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network with a mission of promoting health and well-being in Franklin County and neighboring towns, including Livermore Falls.