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Volunteer of The Month: Myra Lawson

Myra Lawson was recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteer of the Month for October 2022. Bandon City Councilor and Greater Bandon Association Board President Peter Braun and Harv Schubothe, Greater Bandon Association executive director, visited Myra at her home on October 20th to present her the award. Myra was presented the award […]

Volunteer of the Month: Donna Mason

Donna Mason was recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteer of the Month at the September12th meeting of Bandon’s City Council. GBA presents this award to one of the many outstanding individuals that contribute to making Bandon a better community to live in. Donna was presented the award in the form of a […]

Volunteer of the Month: Dave Hisel

David Hisel was recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteer of the Month at the August 1st meeting of Bandon’s City Council. GBA presents this award to one of the many outstanding individuals that contribute to making Bandon a better community to live in. Dave was presented the award in the form of […]

Night of 10,000 Lights Saturday

The Night of 10,000 Lights returns to Old Town Bandon on Saturday, November 27th. Most of the usual activities associated with the event will be happening again this year with adjustments to deal with COVID. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Picnic Shelter on the Waterfront for kids who want to drop their […]

August Alive After Five Cancelled

The Greater Bandon Association has canceled its planned Alive After Five event for August. We had shared previously our concern about the health and safety of not only those participating in the event but especially the employees and owners of Old Town Bandon’s businesses and shops. The guidance from Coos Health and Wellness make clear […]

Bilderbacks Volunteers of the Month

Diane and Dave Bilderback were recognized by the Greater Bandon Association as Bandon’s Volunteers of the Month for July at the July 12th 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 and Dave were presented the […]

Bandon Bunny Hop Winners Announced

The Greater Bandon Association announced the winners of the three Easter baskets from the Bandon Bunny Hop: Shelley Sands, Braelynn Simons and Jane Johnson. GBA Promotion Committee members Sharron Schmidt and Donna Hutchison drew the winners on Saturday. Thanks again to the following participating businesses: · Bandon Bicycle Works  (across from McKay’s) · Bandon Card […]

Design/Beautification Volunteers Needed

Two of the Greater Bandon Association’s major obligations as a Main Street organization are the preservation of our historical assets and the physical appearance of our town. Regarding economic development, we will attract visitors and new businesses only if our town is in top physical shape. This is the work of the volunteers on our […]

GBA offers holiday activities for the whole family

BANDON – It’s the holidays and while many events have been canceled, the Greater Bandon Association has planned some fun activities designed for safety and social distancing and encourages everyone to participate. On Saturday, Dec. 19, load up the kids and motor over to say hi to Santa and Mrs. Claus in a drive-by style […]

Community Health Needs Assessment

Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is in the midst of conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment. A Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is a systematic process involving the community to identify and analyze community health needs. The process provides a way for communities to prioritize health needs, and to plan and act upon unmet […]