Programs and Projects

Business After Hours
  • After hours event sponsored by local businesses every three months.
  • Business provides meeting space and refreshments from 5pm to 7pm
Shop Local Program
  • Weekly $100.00 bonus bucks drawing
  • Business cover $25.00/week advertising
Island Days
  • Father’s Day Weekend (Wednesday to Sunday)
  • Wednesday: Block Parties
  • Thursday: Ice Cream Social – Our Savior’s, Movie, Community Park Worship
  • Friday: Crazy Days, MN Mini-Rods Pull, Classic Cars, Alley Dance
  • Saturday: City Park Events, Volleyball, Regatta Parade, Street Dance in the Park, Garage Sales
  • Committees: Island Days Events, Regatta
Old Fashioned Christmas
  • First Friday in December
  • Funhouse Decorate Cookies
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Santa at the Bank
  • Reindeer Dash Promotion | $300 Drawing
BOLD Teacher Appreciation Picnic
  • Alternate with the City of Olivia (Hometown Bank, Sponser), the week before school starts
Bird Island Welcome Wagon
  • Welcome Packets given to town newcomers at City Hall when water is turned on.
  • Businesses can choose to add gift certificate etc to the gift basket
New Business Ribbon Cutting
  • First Dollar of Profit Plaque
  • Free C&C Membership for 1 year
Coordinate Downtown Sidewalk Snow Removal
  • Downtown Businesses billed at the end of snow season
Bird Island Bonus Bucks
  • Redeemable at the C&C Member Businesses