Transcript of "RELEASE: Bill Pollom elected Heart of Danville President"
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP Heart of Danville Media ReleaseFor Immediate release Heart of Danville announces Pollom as new PresidentDanville, KY— Heart of Danville Main Street Program is pleased to announce Bill Pollom, VicePresident, and Business Development at Farmers National Bank, as the new president of theorganization.The current HOD slate of officers reads as follows: President, Bill Pollom, Farmers National Bank Vice-President: Paige Stevens, Jessamine County Schools Treasurer: Don Linville, Danville Office Equipment Secretary: Mary Beth Touchstone, Community Arts Center Past-President: Vicki Darnell, Ephraim McDowell Health“It will be my pleasure to work in the capacity of Heart of Danville President for the year ahead.Vicki Darnell has done an outstanding job setting a course and leading the organization during aperiod of exceptional change. We are very grateful for the work she has done in the capacity ofpresident,” said Pollom.“The Heart of Danville will continue to provide help and guidance for the entire membership andactively work with all of our Economic Development Partners for the betterment of Danville andBoyle County.”Heart of Danville Interim Executive Director Brenda Willoughby said, “Bill understands theimportance of the Main Street Program and the Heart’s role to preserve the quality of life of ourdowntown community.”Since 1980, the National Main Street Center has been working with communities across the nationto revitalize their historic or traditional commercial areas. Based in historic preservation, the MainStreet approach was developed to save historic commercial architecture and the fabric of Americancommunities built environment, but has become a powerful economic development tool aswell. Main Street programs are designed to improve all aspects of the downtown or central businessdistrict, producing both tangible and intangible benefitsThe Heart of Danville and National Main Street approach consists of four points: Design Organization Promotion Economic Restructuring ###