Virden Boost Committee

On October 24th 2017, the Town of Virden hosted consultants from National Trust for a Main Street Boost Community Consultation. The National Trust Consultants engaged the community for two days generating ideas not only for the boost of the main street but in economic development, tourism and community development. 

The final report of this consultation can be found here: Main Street Boost Report

This report has been instrumental in moving forward with the creation of the Virden Boost Committee 

Current Virden Boost Committee Members include:

- Tiffany Cameron
- Lance Mclean
- Christa Milne
- Paula Brazil
- Clayton Murray
- Councillor Grant Gardiner
- EDM Liza Park

Virden Boost Projects to date include:

- Refocused job description of Economic Development Manager
- Community Expo
- Photo Contest
- Replaced Business map sign on King Street
- Community Tourism Workshop and Tourism Strategic Planning
- Created Terms of Reference and implementation of joint Tourism Board between Town & RM of Wallace-Woodworth
- Wrote a RFP to hire consultants for a Development and Concept Design Revitalization Plan - HTFC was hired January 2020 - project will evolve during 2020/2021
- Placemaking and brainstorm ideas for "hole" in downtown