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New officers, directors for Destination Downtown

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Top, New officers on the Board of Directors of Destination Downtown South Boston are, from left, Gene Haugh, president, Andy Newland, vice-president, Wayne Fuller, decretary and Les Powell, treasurer. Above, Brandee Sharpe Lloyd of Team Nurse and Clint Johnson of Southside Virginia Community College are new members of the Destination Downtown board.
SoVaNow.com / March 24, 2014
\Destination Downtown South Boston, Inc. (DDSB) is a non profit volunteer-based Virginia Main Street Organization dedicated to the economic and cultural revitalization of downtown South Boston.

South Boston is a designated Virginia Main Street Community, where DDSB follows the Main Street Four Point Approach developed by the National Main Street Center.

Leadership of DDSB is provided by a volunteer Board of Directors, an active committee structure, as well as one full time Executive Director. Activities are focused in the areas of organization, economic restructuring, design, and promotion. DDSB’s work plan items are based on these areas.

New Destination Downtown South Boston board members include Brandee Sharpe Lloyd, who originally hails from Stuart, Va. and has resided in South Boston since 2004. She is currently employed by Team Nurse Inc. as the Marketing Manager and is passionate about giving back to her community and volunteers her time whenever possible with various events.

Clint Johnson is an employee of Southside Virginia Community College, serving as the Instructor for the Product Design and Development Program, located at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Innovation Center. Clint and his wife Kristy relocated to Halifax County in 2008, and reside in the Town of Halifax, with their two sons.

Each year, DDSB volunteers contribute hours of service and expertise to make Downtown South Boston a better place. There are opportunities for members of the community with varying interests and amounts of time to dedicate. Whether you only have an hour to give or would like to take a more active role, you can get involved by contacting the Main Street Office at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 434-575-4209.

















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