Heart and Soul Statement No. 1

Arts, Culture, Heritage

We celebrate the arts through cultural events and activities capturing the spirit of the community and providing opportunities for socializing, expressing creativity, and supporting local businesses that revitalize our city and enrich our lives. We treasure our rich history and culture reflected in the quality and diversity of our architecture, Little League Baseball, and our lumber heritage, that we preserve for the next generation instilling pride in our community.

Heart and Soul Statement No. 3

Diverse Community

We value the diversity of Williamsport and its people by recognizing the variety of arts, entertainment, restaurants, employment, and worship opportunities maintained within the quaint small-town community that practices kindness, acceptance, respect, and inclusivity.

Heart and Soul Statement No. 4

Educational; Assets, Activities, and Events

Participation in learning opportunities

We value the diverse educational opportunities and programs provided by our schools, colleges, libraries, and organizational collaborations that offer mentors and activities for everyone, promoting a strong sense of community pride.

Heart and Soul Statement No. 6

Opportunities and Economic Growth

We value the positive change and entrepreneurial spirit that creates an abundance of privately-owned, small businesses revitalizing our downtown area and neighborhoods within Williamsport. We appreciate strong economic growth, diverse job opportunities, and low-cost of living that raises the quality of life for more people, which encourages young people to stay in the community.

Heart and Soul Statement No. 7

Small-Town Feel

We treasure the character and friendliness of our small-town that allows the compassionate members of this community to connect with one another. We appreciate the size of our town because of its accessibility to the local shops, restaurants, attractions, destinations, and nature around the city.

Heart and Soul Statement No. 8

Urban Amenities and Recreation

We appreciate our vibrant center city, with easy access and public transportation to a wide variety of destinations, including restaurants, bars, specialty shops, theaters, sports, and recreation… creating a distinctive urban atmosphere where people live, work and play.