Dayton won a “grand slam” at the Oregon Main Street conference on October 3rd and 4th, 2012, winning four awards for its revitalization efforts!
The Dayton Community Development Association won an “Outstanding Design Program” award for its facade improvement effort downtown. The city of Dayton received a “Special Project” award for its redevelopment of the old Masonic Lodge into the Palmer Creek Lodge Community Center. DCDA Program Coordinator Kelly Haverkate was named “Transforming Downtown Coordinator of the Year”, and Ann-Marie Anderson and John Collins won “Volunteer Couple of the Year” for their volunteer efforts with the DCDA.
The awards were presented at the Excellence in Downtown Revitalization Awards Ceremony, Oct. 3, 2012 in Corvallis, during the annual Oregon Main Street Conference.
The News Register has a nice write-up about the awards.