With Meet LGMSD, we take you behind the scenes to introduce you to the folks who make us who we are—the Board, the Committees, the volunteers, and the staff. Each week, we plan to introduce you to one of the many individuals who contribute so much to La Grande Main Street, ultimately making La Grande a vibrant, stable, and beautiful place to gather, shop, eat, work, live, and play
This week, we continue our introductions with Carolyn Dooley, a member of the Shop Local Subcommittee and Crazy Days Committee.
Carolyn Dooley, a member of the Shop Local Subcommittee and Crazy Days Committee, was born in New York and raised in Colorado, where she attended a private Amish school. After being in the newspaper industry for approximately 17 years, she branched out into logistics, where she fell in love with the challenge of getting products from Point A to Point B, even when things seemed impossible.
Carolyn and her husband, Rob, currently own Rob’s Speedy Delivery and Let ‘R Wrap. Rob’s Speedy Delivery embodies Carolyn’s fulfilling the challenge of moving products, and her desire to make things happen for each client.
When Carolyn moved to the area in 2011, she wanted to be involved with the community and LGMSD was a great way for her to do that. She left for a bit to focus on her businesses, but recently came back to serve on the Shop Local subcommittee because she loves being a part of LGMSD. Carolyn enjoys seeing see businesses thrive and thinks the people she interacts with through LGMSD are “amazing.” She thinks that every aspect of LGMSD helps our community to succeed.
Carolyn enjoys cars, fine wine, and good food. She and her husband, Rob, adore spending time and playing with their dogs, Perry, Benzy, Blaze, Baby Willow, Scout, and Yoda. Their fur babies (see picture) are their world. They also try to take advantage of all of the great things Eastern Oregon has to offer and love being part of this community.
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