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Monmouth is a beautiful town located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. We are home to Western Oregon University and have many beautiful parks, biking trails and local shops for you to come and enjoy!

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We have over 100 businesses located in Monmouth, many of them along centrally located along Main Street. Come shop at our local businesses and relax at Main Street Park when you're done.

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Are you a business owner looking to join a group of awesome individuals ready to support you on your journey?

Who We Are

The Monmouth Business Association is a group of passionate business representatives, leaders, and representatives in the beautiful town of Monmouth, Oregon. Together they promote local businesses, organizations, and community activities in an effort to create a unified community.

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The Mission

MBA is a networking association of Monmouth Businesses established to pool resources and talents, to increase prosperity at/and knowledge of each business in the community to create a unified business community.

Join Us!

All are welcome! Come to our Monthly meetings, the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 – 9:00am.

Become a Member

Dear valued member,
Monmouth Business Association (MBA) has been growing and expanding. We are proud of the work our business association is doing. MBA is here to assist and promote the businesses that make our city thrive. The MBA website promotes the business association and its members and events making it a valuable advertising tool that brings people to our great downtown. The MBA facebook page is a vibrant active page with promotions of events and special business offerings as they happen. Not to mention the events we assist with yearly – Music in the Park – a mainstay, a traffic draw to our businesses. The Halloween Spooktacular, the Welcome to Monmouth and Independence event, which introduces new Western students to the local businesses, Making Spirits Bright, and more.

As you know the cost of doing business has increased for most of us. We want to make you aware of our increase in membership fees beginning Sept. 15, 2023. Membership dues for the coming year will be $75.00. This helps offset the cost of website usage, printing costs, increases in advertising, and event promotion as well as incendiary items that occasionally come up that are not anticipated.

Please use this link to connect to the registration form. Just fill out the form, and choose how you would like to pay your dues and you will be an official member! Here are your choices:

  1. Check: Mail a check to Monmouth Business Association, 151 Main Street W, Monmouth, OR 97361
  2. Cash: Put the cash in an envelope and deliver to our treasurer, Kevin Raschko at Umpqua Bank.
  3. Credit Card: We will send you an online invoice and you can pay securely online. A $3 fee is added for this option.

If you have any questions or ideas regarding improvement to our association please reach out to any of our MBA board members.

Thank you again!

MBA Board

Get Involved!

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Attend a Meeting

The first Wednesday of every month from 8:00-9:00am. Anyone who wants to support local businesses and the community is encouraged to attend.

Host a Meeting

We love getting to spend time in our local businesses! So, if you’re interested in hosting an MBA meeting, let us know! You will have the opportunity to be the “spotlight” business and show off your beautiful establishment.

Ready to Join?!

New members are always welcome! Contact us today to find out how you can get more involved.

Volunteer

Volunteer at an Event

The MBA sponsored many events throughout the year including (but certainly not limited to):

+ Music in the Park
+ WOU New Student Feed
+ Halloween Spooktaculor – Downtown Trick or Treating event
+ Making Spirits Bright/downtown holiday activities

Support through Social Media

We believe the fastest and most effective way to build a strong, sustainable, community is together. Please consider helping to promote our events and members through your social media. And follow us on ours!

Donate

The MBA is a non-profit so consider donating to us! Don’t want to donate money, that’s cool, we always need people to help volunteer.

Leadership Team

Tori Stutzman

Tori Stutzman

President

Owner of Sparklet Designs

Miriam Haugen

Miriam Haugen

Vice-President

Owner of Haugen’s Galleri

Phyllis Boleman

Phyllis Boleman

Secretary

City of Monmouth Representative

PJ Armstrong

PJ Armstrong

Treasurer

MINET Representative

 Raeann Salchenberg

Raeann Salchenberg

Communications Officer

WOU Representative

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We keep business representatives updated on local events, news, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the MBA meet?

The first Wednesday of every month from 8:00-9:00am.

Who can attend?
Anyone who wants to support local businesses and our community.
What events/ activities does the MBA sponsor?
  • Music in the Park
  • WOU New Student Feed
  • Halloween Spooktaculor – Downtown Trick or Treating event
  • Making Spirits Bright/downtown holiday activities
Why should you get involved?
  • Promote your business
  • Network with others
  • Support community events/activities
How can you get involved?
  • Attend an upcoming MBA meeting
  • Host an upcoming MBA meeting. You will have the opportunity to be the “spotlight” business!
  • Support MBA events – volunteer, donate, help promothe through your networks