Association seeking new board members

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is seeking new board members. Nominations are being accepted for directors’ positions with terms running from January 2010 to December 2012.

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is seeking new board members. Nominations are being accepted for directors’ positions with terms running from January 2010 to December 2012. The Downtown Business Association board meets monthly, with directors also expected to attend an annual general meeting and organizational events. They also have committee responsibilities. The association promotes Red Deer’s downtown, which has been designated a business revitalization zone. It is funded through a levy paid by businesses there. Only those who operate or are employed by a business that pays the levy are eligible to serve as Downtown Business Association directors. Nominations forms are at the association office at 111A, 4818 Gaetz Ave., and online at www.downtownreddeer.com. Nominees are encouraged to review the association’s 2008 annual report and strategic plan, which can also be obtained from its office or accessed online. The deadline for nominations is Monday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. These should include a 50- to 100-word outline with the nominee’s name, business, position, reason for seeking election and anticipated contributions. They can be submitted at or mailed to the DBA office, faxed to 403-340-8699, or emailed to info@downtownreddeer.com.

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