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Flower Baskets on Main Street


VDA’s flower basket program, one of the happiest signs of spring and summer in our downtown will be back this year. The flower basket program is managed by volunteers (ordering, distributing, and take down)

This is the time when fundraising is critical. Will you help? This beloved program is heavily funded by donations. We will be hanging 120 baskets throughout our downtown and will be maintaining them from May-September including regular watering and bug treatments. Gifts large and small all add together to cover costs. Your support is more important than ever! Baskets must be watered daily. One days that exceed 80 degrees, they must be watered twice. VDA will be hiring a special crew to tend to the care of the baskets, making sure that they are happy and healthy and spreading cheer with their showy blooms.

This photo was taken by downtown resident Gerald Bartlett.

This year, we added baskets along Evergreen to link the library to Main Street and to continue down to the new port development VDA knows that reinforcing connections from one busy spot to another will create bonds and interest.  The flower baskets along with public art, street trees and lights all work together to unify our downtown.

Make a donation to our flower basket program and keep downtown blooming.

Thank you 2016 Donors!


Gifts For Our Community Hilton Vancouver
Hoesly Eco Automotive MJ Murdock Charitable Trust
Reick LLC Sacha Amundson
Julie Arenz- iQ Credit Union Megan Arredondo – Vancouver Energy
Robert Aschieris – Schofield Properties Jan Bader – City of Vancouver
Nancy Baker Kim Bennett – Visit Vancouver USA
Brot Bishop – Uptown Village Association Heidi Bixby – Johnson Bixby & Associates, LLC
Robin Bradford – Realvest Corporation Michelle Brinning – Cellar 55 Wine Storage
Tomi Anne Bush – Bella Cavallo Training Robert Byrd
Scott Campbell Robert Carroll – Uptown Attic
John Caton Bruce & Rebecca Copeland
Lee & Patricia Coulthard Charlene Dahlen – Community Housing Resource Center
Pat Dulin – Dulins Cafe Mara Fox – Love Potion Magikal Perfumerie
Jay & Linda Glover Jeff & Sandy Grubb
Jeff Harvey – Burgerville Adam Hegewald
Nick Jatos & Joanne Fitzwilson Dina Kalmbach – Sigma Design
Lance KIllian – Broadway Investors Joyce Kilpatrick
Phoebe Krueger – Pacific Continental Bank Robert & Susan Marssdorf
Sharon McCameron Whyte – Sharon’s Paint and Pour John Metcalf
Virginia Metcalf Brenda & Alan Mitchell
Daniel Mitchell – Sporting Systems Joe Morrison – Main Street Trader
Delaine Nored Josh Oliva – Hi-School Pharmacy, Inc.
Steve & Jan Oliva Olson Engineering
Tommy Owens – Tommy O’s  Michael Panlensky – Couve Cycle
Bob – Boomer’s Sports Bar and Grill Linda Reid
Dale Rice – Dale Q Rice Investment Management Jaynie Roberts
Celinda Rupert – Salon Moxie Lyndsey Schofield – Yogurt Time
Heidi Schultz Amy & Chris Simons – I Like Comics
Sarah Spooner – Simple Solitude Hand and Foot Spa Elizabeth Steinbaugh – Aurora Gallery
Sandra Swaan Susan K. Vanlaanen & Michael A. Koon
Nancy Vartanian Kevin Weaver – Art on the Boulevard
Kevin & Kristy Weaver George Welsh
Patrick Werbowski – Harry’s Key Service  Debra & Bill Whitcomb
Gene Wigglesworth  Holly Williams
Shane Work – Pacific House Dan Wyatt – Kiggins Properties
Halo Designs