The Thomasville City Beautification Commission is a group of dedicated volunteers commissioned by the Thomasville City Council to beautify and enhance our community and to inspire others to do likewise. Through the commission's efforts and through awareness, Thomasville benefits in terms of Economic Development and recruitment, as well as a sense of pride in a clean and beautiful community.
The commission is responsible for the planting of the flower beds at the entrance signs, the Big Chair, fountain, and mini-park downtown. The commission oversees the downtown Christmas decorations and sponsors annual events such as "Spring Daze" and "Light Up the Holidays."
The commission is also responsible for a monthly Thomasville litter sweep. The litter sweeps are always the 2nd Saturday of the month (weather permitting) at 8:00 a.m. Everyone meets at the Clock Tower in downtown. Bring gloves, tools, appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes. We'll provide bags and safety vests. Groups are welcome, please contact Nathan Smith 336.870.3084 to schedule your group or for more information about the sweeps.
Members are appointed to three-year terms, with unlimited re-appointments.
The Committee also maintains a Facebook page with information about their activities, scroll down to see the latest.
Phone: (336) 475-4219
Guidelines for Business of the Month
The City Beautification Committee supports the enhancement of buildings and grounds through the Business of the Month program. This program recognizes businesses that work to improve the interior, exterior and grounds of the business.
Business eligibility includes:
- New construction or existing.
- Improvements must be made and documented within the current calendar year.
- Companies may self nominate or may be nominated by another business or individual.
Businesses selected will receive a letter from the Mayor and a sign outside of their business.
Criteria for achieving this honor:
- Internal improvements may include but are not limited to:
Window displays, new paint, furnishings, lighting or walls moved to enhance internal environment.
- External improvements may include but are not limited to:
Addition of awnings or other structures to enhance the beauty of the building, new paint or new facade.
- Grounds improvements may include but are not limited to:
New landscaping, addition of container gardens, planters, flowers, etc...
Commission Meeting Date/Time & Membership
Carol Brown - Chairperson
Crystal Hodges - Secretary
Denise Barnes- Adopt-A-Street Captain
Nathan Smith- Litter Sweep Captain
Todd Sechrist - Ex – officio member
David Bovender – Volunteer Representative – Ex-officio member
Lt. Raymond Widener – Ex-officio member
Jane Murphy - Council Liaison
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Here is our Mr. Geppetto and he is in the process of restoring the beloved mechanical figurines that were in the downtown Belk’s Department store windows at Christmas. This extensive restoration project is underway and we need YOUR help. Mr. Lou Nasti is internationally known for his mechanical displays. He has a magical vision for Thomasville that will be experienced for decades to come. The cost for this project is $50,000. Mr. Nasti’s displays will fill three windows where they once mesmerized children and adults alike. Please make your tax deductible donation to the City of Thomasville and note Christmas project or reserve account. Our next payment comes at the end of June. 🎅🏻🤶🏻🎄