1,000 Friends Friends Bend Again | The Beacon | Bend | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon
The Source Weekly’s reporting is made possible by the power of your support. Be a part of it!
Pin It

1,000 Friends Friends Bend Again 

Environmentalists rejoice! Oregon's pre-eminent statewide conservation group 1,000 Friends of Oregon is kicking of its renewed commitment to Central Oregon with an open house this evening at its new regional office, conveniently located above the Summit Saloon and Stage. Festivities begin at 7 p.m at the Summit where light refreshment will be served, according to the group. Executive Director Jason Miner will be on hand to talk about the organization's statewide plans as well as its plans for Central Oregon where the group has hired two staff members, local land use attorney Pam Hardy (formerly of Central Oregon Landwatch) and Ben Gordon, formerly of OLCV, to advocate for conservation causes in our backyard. The event concludes with a tour of the new offices which will be newly furnished with works from local artist Genessa Goodman Campbell (who also happens to work for the Oregon Natural Desert Association) and photographer Jim Davis. The event is free and open to the public.

"We want to bring the community together to know we're here, engage in some dialogue and get used to the idea of coming to our office," Gordon said.

For more info, ben@friends.org

Pin It

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

Today | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
Outdoor Yoga Flow Classes

Outdoor Yoga Flow Classes - Free Spirit Yoga + Fitness + Play

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Continues through Sept. 11
Submitting an event is free and easy.

Newsletter Signup

Get Central Oregon daily news
directly in your inbox

Get Social

Latest in The Beacon

  • Winter Fest Gets Road Trip Props

    • Jan 14, 2011
    A national online magazine/blog has given Bend’s WinterFest a nod as one of the Top 10 winter festival destinations for road tripping families. Road Trip For Families published a piece this week identifying WinterFest among the nation’s must-see winter celebrations alongside such well known festivals as St. More »
  • Chris Horner To Host Mass Road Bike Tour in Bend

    • Jan 14, 2011
    Bend native and Tour de France star Chris Horner has teamed up with Visit Bend on a new charity bike event to be held in August this year. The event, which will be hosted by Horner and organized in part by Visit Bend, the city’s tourism bureau, is dubbed the Cascade Gran Fondo, and modeled on similar mass participation rides that are popular in Italy. More »
  • The Big Cheese: Appointing or electing Bend's mayor

    • Jan 6, 2011
    Before heading off into the City Council retirement sunset, former councilor and mayor Oran Teater yet again brought up the question of why Bend doesn’t have an elected rather than an appointed Mayor. Teater is absolutely spot on with his question, which is essentially pertinent this week, considering Jeff Eager was sworn in as mayor at last night's city council meeting. More »
  • More »

More by The Source Staff

Want to advertise with us?

For info on print and digital advertising, >> Click Here

© 2022 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA AVE, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation