Marion, Virginia

Marion Downtown

Mission Statement

Marion Downtown's Mission is to advance, encourage and sustain new and established businesses, as well as create a vibrant downtown experience for our community and visitors.

Vision Statement

Marion Downtown will energetic main street with a rich heritage and appreciation of family. Setting the standard for a high quality of living and endless opportunities, we are ready to embrace the future.

Department Staff:

Olivia Hall McDonald, Executive Director




2015-2016 Board Members

President: Allan Long, Prosim Engineering

Vice President: Ann Saufley, Weddings Plus

Secretary: Olivia McDonald

Treasurer: John Saunders, Slemp Brant Saunders and Associates

Rex Anders, Anders Properties, LLC

Julius Winebarger, Downtown Outfitters

Avery Cornett, Council Member, Town of Marion

Lori Deel, Smyth County

Brian Tibbs, The Lincoln Theatre

Dana Chamberlin, D.D.S

Brian Reed, Mount Rogers Planning District Commision


Committee Chairs

Design: Ann Hull

Organization: Olivia McDonald

Economic Restructuring: Lori Deel

Promotions: Ann Saufley

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