About Quakertown Alive!
Founded in 1998, then certified in 1999, our mission is to create strong broad-based partnerships that provide the leadership and resources necessary for a successful revitalization effort in downtown Quakertown, PA, resulting in an enhanced quality of life for all in and around the Borough.
Volunteers are at the core of our activities which are managed through our standing committees.
The Design Committee provides Former Main Street Manager, Jeremy Wells (center) presents awards to Past Presidents Lynda Ulrich and Doug Mohreducation, design/planning advice, and motivation to help maintain and enhance the physical aesthetics of downtown Quakertown as a place that is attractive to shoppers, investors, and business owners.
The Economic Restructuring Committee identifies economic development strategies for downtown Quakertown, performs market research, promotes QA! Open Houses, and encourages investment in downtown properties and businesses.
The Events Committee’s focus is on creating, planning, and implementing events that promote downtown Quakertown. Currently there are six annual and 2 bi-annual events:
Arts Alive, an arts and crafts festival that happens in May.
Properties of Merit is a program to recognise and reward property owners for their exceptional property care & maintenance.
Autumn Alive, a heritage-themed festival that happens in October.
Grapes & Hops Brewfest occuring during and after Autumn Alive in October.
The Pumpkin Ball is the Premiere Black-Tie, bi-annual Gala.
The Tree Lighting Festival is an old-fashioned, downtown event the first weekend in December.
The Christmas House tour is a bi-annual showcase of resident's homes and holiday decor.
Garden Affaires is a tour of some of the best residential and public outdoor spaces in June.
The Organization Committee promotes the health of the organization through communications, fund-raising, strategic planning and volunteer-recruitment.
Our offices are at 312 W. Broad Street, (215) 536-2273.
Jann Paulovitz, President
Mike Cygan, Vice President
Michele Scarborough, Secretary
Mary Ann Smith, Treasurer
Doug Mohr, Immediate Past President
Madelyn (Missy) Rose
Main Street Manager