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Holden Economic Development Committee

Contact Information: 
  • Village Office, Chairperson: 780-688-3928
  • Mailing Address: Box 357, Holden, AB T0B 2C0
Description: 

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from September to June at 7 pm in the Village Office.

Purpose:

  • To maintain & enhance what we have
  • To improve our economic base
  • To improve the perception of our community
  • Promote the theme "Share the Charm of Country Living"
  • Encourage residents and businesses to keep properties clean and well kept
  • Keep the community viable by providing a good quality of life
  • Promote tourism

Annual Activities:

  • Host two markets: Farmer's Day (second Saturday in June) and Christmas (third Saturday in November)
  • Sponsor Communities in Bloom
  • Sponsor annual Planting Day
  • Focus on Main Street and Gazebo Park improvements

This committee was formed by a bylaw of Council, and is governed by the EDC Bylaw (Bylaw No. 7-2015).