Forum Reflections & Resources

What is on the Horizon for Oregon Election Reforms

UPDATES: Campaign to open Oregon primaries suspends signature gathering February 15, 2024 It’s an election year and come fall Oregonians may be asked to cast their ballot on election reforms. Jim Moore, joining via Zoom due to winter weather, shared [...]

Belonging in Bend: How lonely are we?

Recap coming soon! At the request of one of our presenters, this forum was not recorded for public distribution. Stay tuned for more info on our August 2024 Part Two presentation on Happiness! Upcoming Event from Community Conversations: Community Conversation on Thursday, February [...]

The Future of E-Bikes in Bend?

UPDATE: November 16, 2023 Panelists: Emerson Levy, District 53 State Representative Brian Potwin, Executive Director at Commute Options Bill Lynch, Board President with the Central Oregon Trails Alliance Moderated by Anna Kaminski, City and County Reporter at The Bulletin [...]


Your Role in Suicide Prevention

In April 2017, City Club hosted a forum called “Zero Suicide – A Community’s Call to Action.” As National Suicide Prevention Month ends, we revisit this important topic in our community with a true account from City Club Member Lisa Dobey, Executive Director [...]

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 Central Oregon. On May 15, in the primary elections, [...]