CHAMBER COMMUNITY EVENTS
JULY 11, 2015
Join us for Hermiston's Funfest, held annually on the second weekend of July. The fun-filled event takes place on Main Street and McKenzie Park. The festival includes children's activities, OMSI Exhibits, a breakfast, vendor booths, and live music from local entertainers. The Hermiston Classic Car Club has their annual show at McKenzie park.
If that's not enough, stop by The Purple Lavendar Ridge Festival and experience beautiful display of lavendar fields, art, wine tasting and music. A shuttle will be available to take people to and from the downtown area to the Lavendar Festival.
COLUMBIA RIVER POWER ULTRA MARATHON
SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
The Columbia River Power Half Marathon, 8K and Relay fitness festival for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities: Half Marathon, 8K Walk/Run, and Half Marathon Relay. From the start in Umatilla, participants descend to the waterfront and traverse the Columbia River into Washington via McNary Dam. This is the only time each year that the dam is open to the public. This race is a powerful experience from the surging waters of the mighty Columbia to the peaceful voice of the desert vista.
FARM FAIR AG & TRADESHOW
DECEMBER 2-4, 2015
Farm Fair is Hermiston's annual agriculture tradeshow. Farm Fair brings in vendors from all over the Pacific Northwest to present innovative ag products and services both inside and outside the Hermiston Conference Center. Ag-related seminars are offered all three days for continuing education credits.
PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANT'S DAY LUNCHEON
April 28, 2015
Show your staff just how much you appreciate what they do at the Professional Assistant's Day Luncheon. The luncheon features a keynote speaker, fun entertainment and door prizes. Businesses are also able to nominate office personnel for the Professional Assistant of the Year, who is crowned at the luncheon. Because we take pride in recognizing all of the assistants out there, each attendee leaves with a special gift!
DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS AWARDS
The Greater Hermiston Chamber of Commerce's annual Distinguished Citizens Awards honors special citizens in the following categories: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year and Rotary Business of the Year and Firefighter/EMT of the Year. Other award categories for the night are: Hermiston Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award, Altrusa Young Citizen Award, Mayor’s Award, and Educator of the Year. These winners will be selected within their own organization.