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Welcome to the website of Downtown Organizations Investing Together (D.O.I.T.) of Shippensburg, PA. 

Members of D.O.I.T. include local downtown business owners, residents, school district representatives, Shippensburg University representatives and other key stakeholders interested in the mission. 

Our Mission

Downtown Organizations Investing Together of Shippensburg is a community-based non-profit organization devoted to enhancing the appearance and economic vitality of the central business district of the Shippensburg area.

D.O.I.T. works to make the community of Shippensburg a safe and productive place to live, work, and play.  To accomplish this goal, the Shippensburg downtown area must be maintained as a viable and vibrant place to shop, meet friends, and neighbors, and to be entertained.

Past Events/Sponsorships

- Christmas Parade, formerly Dickens' Days (proceeds pay for all celebration events including decorations​ in the downtown)

- Adopt a Pole Program (to replace holiday garland on street lights)

- ShipShape (Spring Clean-up)

- First Fridays (merchant specials and live entertainment)

- Garden Club (hanging flower baskets in downtown Shippensburg

- Sidewalk Chalk Contest (Bloom Fest)

- ArtShip

- Historic mural in downtown Shippensburg

- Golf Tournament

- Bean Soup Cook-off (proceeds given to Boys & Girls Club)

-Farm to Table

- Beer and Wine Festival

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