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5 on 5 with Diane Raymond
HMA executive director Diane Bentley Raymond discusses all the exciting things going on in the Metro Medford business district.
HMA Annual Meeting Rescheduled
We regret that we have to cancel the Annual Meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, May 1st. We have rescheduled it for the first Wednesday in June and please note that we have had to change the location as well.
HEART OF MEDFORD ANNUAL MEETING
JUNE 5, 2013 AT 8:00 AM
HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
CORNER OF 8TH & BARTLETT
MULTIPURPOSE ROOM 129
Hurry ... Promote your business and the new Metro Medford brand as part of our Day Banner Program and we'll pay half the cost. This matching grant is in a first come basis.
Economic Improvement District
The Heart of Medford Association (HMA) is dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Medford. It has been almost a year since we began researching and discussing the idea of a proposed EID (Economic Improvement District). In that time we have witnessed changes taking place in the downtown area that reaffirm our belief that an EID is the right next step to achieve the kind of thriving downtown business district that we all want to see.
An EID is a funding mechanism to raise sustainable revenue directed to a specific geographical area. Over 1200 cities nationwide, including many in Oregon – Baker City, Bend, Canby, Corvallis, Gresham, McMinnville, Portland and Salem – have established EID’s, because it is one of the most equitable ways to fund improvements. An EID enables stakeholders to decide which services to provide in order to meet the district’s unique needs, such as marketing and promotion activities, beautification and property improvements, business development, recruitment and retention efforts.
The Heart of Medford Association Board of Directors and staff wish to meet with all downtown property owners or their representatives, as well as all downtown business owners, to determine and discuss the EID's scope of work, budget, project area, and duration. We invite you to participate in this process by joining us on May 29, 2013 at noon at the Higher Education Center, 101 South Bartlett in Medford.
Medford Rising to Blue Sky Challenge to
Become Renewable Energy Bright Spot
MEDFORD, Ore. — Sunny Medford is heating up support for renewable energy through Pacific Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy program. By proclamation on April 4, the city council affirmed its own commitment to “rise to the challenge” and urged fellow citizens to choose Blue Sky now. (Read Press Release)
Third Fridays in Metro Medford
June 21, from 5 - 8 PM