WHO ARE WE? We are partners—individuals, businesses, and community organizations working together to create a vibrant, resilient and prosperous community for all who live, learn, play, work, shop and invest in Oberlin.
OUR VISION: Oberlin is a center of community and economic development. The downtown has an inviting appearance highlighted by historic architecture and enhances the civic, cultural and economic vitality of the entire community. Oberlin is a strong center for business as well as an entertainment and learning destination.
OUR MISSION: To advance and promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin community.
HOW DO WE PROMOTE GROWTH AND PROSPERITY? Many ways including the following:
WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO? We want to ensure that Oberlin remains a desirable and vibrant community—one where families are respected and nourished; businesses are profitable and sustainable; people of every race and socio-economic status are welcomed and encouraged.
HOW CAN YOU BECOME A PARTNER? Find out on the PARTNER WITH US page.
You can fill out and print a partner application and return it with your donation, or donate online through PayPal and send your application in to our office. If you prefer, you can send a check to our office with your application, or pay by credit card in our office, 23 East College Street.
OBP is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and your donation may be tax deductible. Check with your financial advisor.
President: Larry Funk, Northshore Properties
Vice President: Rick Flood, Solutions in Sustainability, LLC
Secretary: Kathy Perales, Perales Law
Treasurer: Leo Braido, Oberlin IGA
Dominique Michal, Buckeye and The Frog Bed and Breakfast
Jonathan Rice, Oberlin Resident
Carrie Handy, Planning Director City of Oberlin
Lois Pozega, Executive Director, Family Promise of Lorain County
Sylvan Long, Associate, Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc.
OBP Executive Director
Janet K. Haar
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