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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:

  • Adeline Savy
  • April Peers
  • Bea Norton
  • Clayton Murray
  • Councillor Jessie Cruickshank
  • Kelsey Gerrand
  • Laranda Bailey
  • Tiffany Cameron
  • EDM Candace Murray

Virden Boost Committee would like to acknowledge past committee members for their hard work and contributions! We are always looking for new committee members and if you are interested, please email:

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 the Town & RM of Wallace-Woodworth
  • Wrote an RFP to hire consultants for a Development and Concept Design Revitalization Plan - HTFC was hired in January 2020 - the project will evolve beginning in 2020/2021
  • Placemaking and brainstorming ideas for "hole" in downtown
  • Creation of the local Very Virden Christmas marketing campaign

Virden Boost Committee Facebook Group