COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Downtown Association will be holding its annual membership and networking meeting 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Black Market Gourmet, 495 Central Ave. downtown Coos Bay.
The Bay Area community is invited to attend this important open-event to learn about the Association, membership benefits and the past year’s accomplishments.
This year’s event will feature guest speakers, Roger Craddock, Coos Bay city manager, Timm Slater, Executive Director of the Coos Bay/North Bend Chamber of Commerce and Coos Bay Mayor, Joe Benetti. The theme of this years meeting is “The Sweeter side of Membership” and will showcase a few of the businesses that feature sweet treats.
Awards presentations of the Volunteer Award, Years of Service and Partnership Award will also take place. Members who are current on their membership dues will be able to cast their vote for 4 board positions that are open.
Coos Bay Downtown Association participates in the National Main Street Program that aids in obtaining investments for new business, creating jobs and rehabilitating downtown areas. The Association’s involvement in the Main Street Program is supported by a Board of Directors, an Executive Director and four committees; Promotions, Organization, Design, and Economic Vitality. The CBDA works closely with it’s members and local civic organizations to improve Coos Bay’s downtown vitality, strengthen existing commerce and expand opportunities for new businesses.
Plan to attend "Celebrate Downtown!" for more details or information about the CBDA, visit their website, www.coosbaydowntown.org or call our Executive Director, Holly Boardman at 541-266-9706.