Category: About the EDA

Hardly a Set-Back

Written by:

Breanne Durham, Washington Main Street State Coordinator

I have been a regular attendee at the National Main Street Conference since 2011. Each year, I sit in a beautiful auditorium and hear the short, prestigious list of semi-finalists announced during the Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA). In 2019, for my first time, I’ll have the distinct privilege of hearing a Washington community announced.

Misconceptions About Non-Profits

Written by: Molly Jones, Director

Photos by: Hayley Harrell 

Throughout my nearly 3 years working for a non-profit, I have noticed that there can be some confusion about how we function. Often times, when I explain to a new friend that I work for a non-profit it is followed by a mini question and answer session so we can be on the same page. Below are four misconceptions regarding non-profits that I have come across and would like to set straight.

What’s up with the EDA?

Written By: Faith Mehal, PR Coordinator 

Summer is coming to a close and fall is creeping up on us.  The excitement and chaos of Labor Day has passed, kids are back in school, and we are quickly moving into September. For the EDA, this means event season is about to be in full swing!

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.