Selinsgrove Projects, Inc.

Selinsgrove Projects, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose primary focus is on community revitalization. The board of directors is presently made up of various volunteers with a wide range of expertise. Board members and non-board members comprise our several committees.


Selinsgrove Projects’ Mission:

Working with diverse partners and resources, Selinsgrove Projects, Inc. promotes the economic growth, cultural vibrancy, natural resources, and unique character and heritage of downtown Selinsgrove.


Also a part of Selinsgrove Projects, Inc.’s endeavors is the coordination of several annual events held in Downtown Selinsgrove. They are:

There are several committees that operate under Selinsgrove Projects with very diverse interests in helping to enhance the community.

Board of DirectorsNameTerm Expiration
PresidentMark Derk2024
Vice PresidentCarol Handlan2026
TreasurerBrian Ross2024
SecretaryHeather McNabb2025
MemberSara Lauver2022
MemberJohn Lazur2023
MemberNina Mandel2024
MemberBill Bucher2025
Administrative SupportFrances Czeponis

Selinsgrove Projects Financial Disclosure

Design Committee

The Design Committee is responsible for the streetscape of Downtown Selinsgrove. Through facade grants awarded to Selinsgrove as part of the Main Street Manager Program, the Design Committee has been able to assist downtown businesses and property owners to update the facades of our historical buildings. These improvements help to enhance the aesthetics of our lovely downtown. This assistance is available by application submitted to our Main Street Managers, which is reviewed and implemented by the Design Committee. Examples of such improvements are: A. Dustin Kline Salon, 30-32 S. Market St. (the former Iva Jean Shipe residence), Isabella, Bella’s Pizza, to name a few. More recently, Selinsgrove Projects has teamed up with Uniquely Sakura to restore the Snyder County Trust clock located outside of First National Bank.

Economic Revitalization Committee

The Economic Revitalization Committee is responsible for bringing business to downtown that would be a good fit for both the business owner and the business district and promoting sustainability in those ventures.

Discovery Trails Committee

The Discovery Trails Committee focuses more on the river and outdoor activities that can be done in the borough. Their major project right now is to develop water trails that can be utilized on the river to see the various plants and wildlife as well as the river’s distinct nuances in general.

Promotions Committee

The Promotions Committee assists with marketing and promotional endeavors.

If you are interested in more information about Selinsgrove Projects, Inc. please call Frances Czeponis at 570-541-9117.

Clock Restoration Committee

The Clock Restoration Committee is working on a celebration to welcome the clock back to Selinsgrove in style! Naming of the clock and a special unveiling celebration is in the works. More details will be available in the weeks to come.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Click below for the latest Selinsgrove Projects, Inc. Board of Directors meeting minutes.

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