Harriston has been coined the community “where fun things are happening” and to build on this, Harriston Rising will focus efforts around “Cool Cones and Colour Zones” in several key areas: Events & Programming, Beautification, Fundraising and Promotion.
The Harriston Rising Committee is guided on the following principles:
- A commitment to enhancing the downtown experience for residents, businesses and tourists.
- A commitment to collaboration and communication to achieve common objectives
The mandate of the Harriston Rising Steering Committee
- Marketing and promotion of downtown Harriston as a fun, family friendly destination.
- Engaging, Communicating and collaborating with as many stakeholders as possible to implement the annual action plans.
- Creation of events and activities to draw people downtown and keep them downtown longer.
- Coordinating seasonal décor for the downtown core, public spaces and businesses.
The Harriston Rising Committee is seeking members for the following sub-committees
- Events Committee
- Beautification Committee
- Promotions Committee
- Fundraising Committee