City Club of Central Oregon exists to be the top-of-mind hub for citizens and community leaders. We intentionally shape our community and influence public policy while preserving our uniquely warm and connected culture. We champion “passionately non-partisan” discussion between diverse perspectives.
The mission of the City Club of Central Oregon is “to build a conscious and civic minded community through dialog, education and research that results in responsible civic engagement.”
Your attendance and involvement in City Club forums gives you a seat at the table of important community dialogue and the potential to create positive change in Central Oregon.
PS. Work or family commitments have you too busy to get involved City Club? Please join anyway. Your dues will make it possible for others be involved in the the civic-life of Central Oregon. City Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and your dues are eligible as a charitable tax deduction.
Having the opportunity to be a member and sit on two committees in City Club, I can say one thing is constant; Every time I walk away from an event or meeting I always find myself more inspired to get involved and more informed about great community topics.
City Club offers a great opportunity to learn more about the issues affecting both Central Oregon and our state. Programs are consistently excellent and stimulate vibrant discussion. I greatly enjoy meeting newcomers to our community and applaud including the members of Leadership Bend to participate in our lively discussions.
City Club provides a platform that allows our great community to come together and draw strength from diversity. The monthly forums provide education on relevant topics focused on maintaining growth and stability in Central Oregon. In coming together, we have unlimited potential to maintain a bright future!
We each play a role in creating Bend’s dynamic environment and City Club is a great catalyst for conversations and education in our vibrant city. Community conversation drives engagement, understanding and change.
The City Club of Central Oregon offers citizens a way to learn about and discuss critical issues of the day in a spirit of discovery and cordiality. We thanks City Club for filling such an important role in our community.
I’ve learned to trust City Club to put on consistently well-conceived and well-presented forums. I can count on having at least one “ah-ha!” moment every month.
I value the work of the City Club of Central Oregon because it fosters thoughtful, educated conversations about the pressing issues which will shape our community for generations to come. Through these conversations, we can work together toward the continued success of this place I love!
I meet new people in my community and foster connections with local groups and organizations. I gain valuable knowledge on a variety of topics that is relevant not only to myself as a young college student but to the growth of the community I live and learn in.
City Club draws experts, leaders, decision makers and influencers together to brilliantly explore divers and vital topics. I’ve never left a forum without learning something new!
As a millennial, I know that civic engagement may not be at the top of our lists right now, but we must remember that we are the next generation of leaders for Central Oregon and our involvement is key to the future of this community. City Club provides a platform that brings all generations together to engage in meaningful dialog on a variety of topics pertaining to all Central Oregonians.