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GBA Delays Alive After Five in 2020

The Greater Bandon Association has cancelled the June 2020 the special 4th of July edition of Alive After Five for 2020 as Bandon reopens after the shutdown for COVID-19. Old Town shops are reopening under Phase Two guidelines of the Governor’s recovery plan. Alive After Five will be returning when it is safe to do […]

Coos County Moves to Phase Two Reopening

Coos County will move to Phase Two of the Governor’s Reopening Plan on Saturday. Here is some guidance on the impact of that move. Missing Phase 2 guidance is now on-line: https://govstatus.egov.com/or-covid-19 Venues & Event Operators Guidance: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2351D.pdf Gatherings / General Guidance: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2351G.pdf [cap for venues is 250] Baseline guidance for zoos/museums/gardens is up as well: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2351H.pdf New exec order […]

GBA Seeks Volunteers for Design Committee

The Greater Bandon Association is seeking volunteers for its Design Committee. The Design Committee’s work in a nutshell is to improve the visual and physical impression of our downtown and improve the overall maintenance of the area. Our strategic plan includes the following initiatives for this committee this year: community wide cleanup; review and make […]

Volunteer of the Month: Sharron Schmidt and Pat Sherwood

Sharron Schmidt and Pat Sherwood were recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteers of the Month for March at the March 2nd meeting of Bandon’s City Council. GBA presents this award to one the many outstanding individuals that contribute to making Bandon a better community to live in. Sharron and Pat were presented […]

Volunteer of the Month: Christine Roberts

Christine Roberts was recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteer of the Month for February at the February 3rd meeting of Bandon’s City Council. GBA presents this award to one the many outstanding individuals that contribute to making Bandon a better community to live in. Christine was presented the award in the form […]

Volunteers of the Month: Jim Seeley and Becky Armistead

Becky Armistead and Jim Seeley were recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteers of the Month at the January 7th meeting of Bandon’s City Council. GBA presents this award to one the many outstanding individuals that contribute to making Bandon a better community to live in. Becky was presented the award for November […]

Volunteer of the Month: Diane Kimes

Diane Kimes was announced by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteer of the Month at the December 2nd meeting of Bandon’s City Council. GBA presents this award to one the many outstanding individuals that contribute to making Bandon a better community to live in. Diane has presented the award in form of a plaque […]

Bandon Christmas Lights Parade

The Greater Bandon Association wants to thank those that braved the cold and rainy weather to participate in the fourth annual Bandon Christmas Lights Parade. Coastal Mist won the first-place award for best decorated entry and is donating their cash prize for the purchase of a trophy that will recognize the top prize winner in […]

Night of 10,000 Lights Saturday

The Night of 10,000 Lights returns to Old Town Bandon for its eighth year this Saturday, November 30th. Many of the traditional Christmas activities of the Night of 10,000 Lights will be continued that afternoon and evening. Santa and Mrs. Claus will appear at Washed Ashore from 3 to 5 PM for pictures with the […]

Night of 10,000 Lights

The Night of 10,000 Lights returns to Old Town Bandon for its eighth year on Saturday, November 30th. Many of the traditional Christmas activities of the Night of 10,000 Lights will be continued that afternoon and evening. Santa and Mrs. Claus will appear at Washed Ashore from 3 to 5 PM for pictures with the […]