National patriotism was the theme on display in the logo for our local pride with upcoming Bicentennial celebrations in 2016. After nearly three dozen locals designed an entry in the Southbridge Bicentennial Logo Contest, sponsored by Southbridge Savings Bank, votes were cast for the top entries before a panel of area artists carefully weighed each one. Ultimately, local resident Charlene Erazo’s logo — which garnered the greatest number of votes on the Southbridge Bicentennial Facebook page — was the unanimous selection as the official primary logo of the town’s upcoming 200th birthday.
The “Southbridge 200th Anniversary Committee” was made official at the Town Council meeting of April 29, 2013.
Come on out to the "Dance Through Time" on Saturday, February 21 at the Knights of Columbus as the Southbridge Bicentennial kicks off and gets you ready for next year's big slate of events!
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200th Anniversary of Southbridge in 2016
Committee forming to make a town Quilt
The Southbridge Bicentennial Committee is already hard at work in planning the big plans for 2016! You can be part of this special once-in-a-lifetime event by stopping by any of our regular monthly meetings at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at Southbridge Town Hall!