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April forum: Transportation Planning Today For Tomorrow’s Technology

Will the chicken be crossing the road by foot, in a driverless car or peddling a bike?

The future of transportation is changing. From autonomous vehicles to investing in “great streets,” we can shape the […]


Elected Mayor Option on the May 15 Ballot

Bend residents have the opportunity to change things up (or not!) in Bend’s city government due to the efforts of a collaboration between Bend 2030, Bend Chamber of Commerce, and the […]

City Club of Announces Winner of Conversation of the Year Award

Bend, OR (October 24, 2017) The City Club of Central Oregon announced Tuesday, at an evening reception for its members and guests, that the “Westside Transect” is the winner of its […]

Membership Drive Provides Incentives for Both New and Renewing Members

Bend, OR (October 10, 2017) City Club of Central Oregon is excited to announce the kick-off of their 2017 membership drive. New memberships and membership renewals are discounted through the end of December and may […]

City Club of Announces Finalists for Conversation of the Year Award

Bend, OR (September 29, 2017) At its September forum, City Club of Central Oregon announced the four finalists for the newly minted “Conversation of the Year” award.

Unlike most awards, which recognize individual achievement, the Conversation […]

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