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

Robert Lincoln, The General Francis Marion Hotel/The Black Rooster/27 Lions

Avery Cornett, Council Member, Town of Marion

Lori Deel, Smyth County

Kristin Untiedt-Barnett, 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: LoriDeel

Promotions: Robert Lincoln

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