Here are community improvement projects that need a local champion
If you want to learn more, contact Steve Maher at Our Valley, Our Future: firstname.lastname@example.org
Several actions have “Opportunity available” listed as the lead partner. This means the action is available to a business, public agency, nonprofit or community group interested in championing the project and seeing it to fruition. For more information on a specific action, contact the Our Valley project coordinator at email@example.com.
Expanded Medical Sector
Expand Our Valley’s medical sector and facilities, including a new teaching hospital, related businesses and ancillary support services in the region.
Pangborn Airport Bus Service
Coordinate public transportation to Pangborn Airport to better match flight times and scheduling.
Promote the continued viability and bucolic nature of Our Valley’s agricultural lands.
Trailhead Parking and Restrooms
Develop more trailheads with restrooms and adequate parking at the base of the Wenatchee Foothills.
Develop dedicated dog parks in several Our Valley communities, where pets and their owners are welcome and can play safely and responsibly.
Place Names Honoring Latino Culture
Encourage the use of Latino place names on public buildings, schools, parks, streets, trails, as a way to show respect toward and instill pride in Our Valley’s Latino culture.
Develop a large sports complex for use by local and visiting soccer teams for matches and tournaments.
Water Park and Indoor/Outdoor Aquatics Facility
Plan and develop a water park, with slides and other activities, along with a large indoor/outdoor aquatics facility, to serve local youth and family activities as well as visitors and tourists.
Activities for Young Adults
Support and encourage increasing entertainment options, events and nightlife to attract and retain young adults.
Alternative to Violence
Promote alternative solutions to violence-related incidents and issues in Our Valley, enhancing available mental health services.
Reducing Drug Use
Reduce the incidence of methamphetamine, opioid and other drug use in the area, focusing on treatment and counseling.
Begin a conversation on educational quality
Expand conversation about educational quality and equality.
Arts, Music, Food and Cultural Festivals and Events
Expand arts, food and music festivals in the region – including incorporating multicultural components in existing celebrations — to complement the growing number of outdoor sports events.
Market and expand Our Valley’s theatrical performances as a way to increase entertainment options for locals and visitors.
Establish a children’s museum focused on Our Valley.
Youth Driven Ideas, Projects & Initiatives
Support youth driven ideas, projects and initiatives with coordination and funding and scholarships.
Support and promote the pursuit of U.S. citizenship among immigrants in the region, encouraging their pursuit of civic education and active participation in local democracy.