Sesquicentennial Steering Committee

Maynard’s 50th Anniversary in 1921

The Sesquicentennial Steering Committee is an ad-hoc committee formed by the Town Administrator for the purposes of planning the 150th Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Maynard in 2021.

This is a newly formed committee as of September 2017 and generally meets on the first Monday of the month.  The Steering Committee provides quarterly updates to the Board of Selectmen.


Slogan Contest

Submit your idea for the Sesquicentennial slogan!  The winner’s slogan will be used in all of our marketing materials for the anniversary and may even become part of the anniversary celebration logo. Become part of our history.

Slogans should be short and sweet and will ideally make the reader know that Maynard is proud to be celebrating 150 years as a town.


Participate in Maynard’s 150th Anniversary

The Sesquicentennial Steering Committee is seeking help from residents and businesses to help make our celebration is a success.  We are actively seeking people to help out in the following areas:

  • Anniversary Parade (tentatively scheduled for late September 2021): we are seeking people interested in helping us organize the parade: getting organizations and businesses to participate with floats, etc., organizing marching bands and other musical entertainment, coordinating with public safety.
  • Celebration Concert (tentatively schedule for September 18 or 25, 2021): we are seeking individuals who can help book artist(s) for a concert (probably at Alumni Field), advertising, coordinating refreshments, restrooms and public safety.

We are organizing a few subcommittees to help bring all the pieces together for a great celebration.  If you would like to become part of the planning teams, please fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you on when/how you can help.


Steering Committee Members

  • Molly Bergin – Chair
  • Benjamin DeMott – Vice-chair
  • Lisa Dahill – Clerk
  • Paula Copley
  • John Houchin
  • Donald James
  • David Mark
  • Lisa Simm
  • Charles Caragianes – Maynard Public Schools
  • David Griffin – Maynard Historical Society

Meeting Agendas and Minutes