Volunteers Our organization would not be possible without the help of wonderful volunteers! Please fill out the form HERE to become a LGMSD volunteer!
ECONOMIC VITALITY COMMITTEE Our goal: is to work with existing businesses, property owners, and partners to strengthen the local economic base. This committee is currently working closely with the La Grande Urban Renewal Agency. Committee Chair: Timothy Bishop
DESIGN COMMITTEE Our goal is : to enhance downtown’s physical appearance and preserve the community identity and sense of place. This includes public art, streetscapes, and activating public spaces through place-making, Some of the projects this committee is currently working on is:
Community Pocket Parks
Flower Baskets and Christmas Decor
Committee Chair: Cassie Hibbert and Evie Stacey
OUTREACH COMMITTEE Our goal is : to bring the community together by recruiting volunteers, developing partnerships, and adding resources. Our current projects include:
Eastern Oregon Beer Festival (EOBF)
Community Clean Up
Town Hall meetings
Committee Chair: Nicole Felty
PROMOTION COMMITTEE Our goal: is to position downtown as a center of community activity, promote its positive image, and market its unique assets. Marketing also includes the events.
St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl
Shamrock Shuffle 5k and 10k
Safe Downtown Trick or Treating
Community Harvest Festival (more info coming soon!)