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Volunteer of The Month: Juanita and Bob Graville

The Greater Bandon Association has named the July recipient of its Volunteer of the Month award. Juanita and Bob Graville becomes the ninth winner of the award. They were presented the award by BBA Board Member Gina Daerth in form of a plaque and a gift certificate donated by Tony’s Crab Shack at the July […]

Two Army Band Appearances In Bandon

“Oregon’s Own” 234th Army Band will be presenting two musical concerts in Bandon honoring our veteran and current service members and their families. These are free events open to the public sponsored by the Greater Bandon Association and the City of Bandon Parks and Recreation Commission. The 234th Army Band is comprised of 4 major […]

Introducing Julie Luu

The Greater Bandon Association is pleased to announce a new addition to its staff. Julie Luu comes to GBA through AmeriCorps via the RARE (Resource Assistance for Rural Environments). She will be coordinating and staffing the organization’s economic development activities during the next year. Julie hails from California where she received her Bachelor of Arts […]

Main Street Revitalization Grant Program Passes Through Legislature

In its final days, the Oregon Legislature has passed the Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant Program. The vote on HB 3526 was an overwhelming 57-2 in the House of Representatives and 29-1 in the Senate. An accompanying bill, HB 5005, provides $2.5 million in lottery funds to carry out the grant program. HB 3526 establishes […]