Picture Pittsfield group aims to move city forward

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There is a new group in Pike County called Picture Pittsfield.

The group came together to discuss and plan ways to move Pittsfield forward and consists of city leaders, students and community members.

The group’s goals are to make Pike County a destination for recreation, promote the historical sites, encourage business development and create a vibrant retail and dining sector.

“We try to get a variety of people of all different ages, all different backgrounds to really come together and work on you know what is important to Pittsfield and what do we want Pittsfield to look like for our kids and our grand kids and future generations,” Pittsfield Economic Development Director Megan Newman said.

The group helped bring in a new disc golf course to town– as they work with different committees in town. Newman said the group’s next community event is February 28th at 5:30 in the evening at the Crossroads Center in Pittsfield.

 

Kara Biernat

Kara Biernat

Kara Biernat is a MultiMedia Journalist for WGEM News.

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