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Our City. Our Future.

DWC exists to assist and advocate for revitalization in our Main Street area through building community support, encouraging investment, improving the reputation and appearance of downtown, and increasing economic growth through the retention and recruitment of the arts, culture, business, and tourism.


About DWC

DWC is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteer board members dedicated to improving and promoting downtown Woonsocket. We aspire to make Woonsocket a world-renown destination by utilizing our city's rich history, culture and architecture. We are inspired and dedicated to bringing attention, appreciation and excitement to our community. We want people to visit, work, shop, dine, drink, live and love Woonsocket.

If you would like to join our organization or volunteer to help out at our events, please fill out this form.

Board of Directors


Chairperson and
Interim Executive Director
Garrett Mancieri

Melissa Murray

Emily Laramee

Michael Balint


Karen Barbosa

Irene Blais

Adam Brunetti

Sarah Carr

Oscar Hancock

Tammy Irwin

Tom Keith

Susan Kirwan

Alex Kithes

Alan M. Leclaire

Matt Moylan

Wendy Pires

Jessica Roy

Members By Virtue of Office

City of Woonsocket
Mayor: Lisa Baldelli-Hunt

Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
President/CEO:  John C. Gregory
Designee: Paul Ouellette

Neighborworks® Blackstone River Valley
Executive Director: Joseph Garlick
Designee: Margaux Morisseau

Blackstone River Valley Tourism Council
President: Robert Billington
Designee: Geraldine Barclay-King


We are pleased to be affiliated with the following organizations: