EDA, What is it Good For?

Written by: 

Greg Parker, EDA Board Member, Iron Horse Brewery 

If you know about the Ellensburg Downtown Association, chances are you have some misconceptions about what we do and what we don’t do. If you have no idea what the EDA is, well, what a great opportunity I have here in informing you before you develop misconceptions.

RevitalizeWA Rewind

Written by:

Molly Jones, Assistant Director of the EDA 

Downtown Ellensburg was this year’s host location for the RevitalizeWA conference (more on the conference HERE). If you noticed about 280 people with green lanyards walking around downtown earlier this week, that was RevitalizeWA.

Fulfill Your Civic Duty at the Local Level

Written By:

Greg Parker, EDA Board Member, Iron Horse Brewery

Everyone has their own introduction to the EDA. I would assume that most introductions come through what I would call the front end; seeing the lighting projects, trash cans, bike racks, flowers etc. and at some point connect the dots that the Ellensburg Downtown Association is responsible for them. That was not my experience.

Blooming Friendships at the Farmers Market

Written by:

Jonnie Crossland, Account Supervisor for Central Communication Agency at CWU

My job is one that makes me feel fulfilled.  Even though there are the days where it’s been a drag out week of school and I am running my internal gas gauge at zero, there’s a certain high I get from my work that keeps me going and restores my faith in the world.

Carolyn Honeycutt, Executive Director

I love this photo of me and my husband, Lee. It was taken last year at a workshop at Gallery One. I appreciate art, and I’m certainly not an artistic person, but this class came with no experience necessary (perfect!) and Lee and I had a blast. The opportunities in downtown to share, create and experience life in an environment that embraces and enlightens are just some of what I appreciate about downtown Ellensburg.