BEND, OR -- The Downtown Bend Business Association (DBBA) is vying for a $25,000 prize from a contest recognizing America’s Main Streets, created by a national small business movement. If Bend wins the “Independent We Stand” competition, the DBBA plans to put the money toward developing downtown into a holiday destination.
The first round of the contest involves online public voting, which is now underway. Click HERE to vote for downtown Bend. Independent We Stand expects to announce the winner in early June.