The La Pine Chamber of Commerce and Sunriver Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to learn what’s being done by community leaders to plan for the future of South Deschutes County.

The annual State of South Deschutes County breakfast is 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 at SHARC. Doors open at 7 a.m., and breakfast is served 7 to 7:30 a.m. The presentations begin at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $25 per person.

Guest speakers are:

  • Deschutes County Commissioners Patti Adair, Phil Chang and Tony DeBone
  • La Pine City Manager Geoff Wullschlager who will present on the La Pine visioning process and comprehensive plan update, “La Pine 2045.”
  • Newberry Regional Partnership representatives Julia Baumgartner and Kathy DeBone who share the work done by community members to approach growth and change in South Deschutes County
  • SLED Executive Director Patricia Lucas will provide an overview of what SLED does to support businesses in South Deschutes County, and she will highlight the exciting projects underway!
  • Sunriver Owners Association General Manager James Lewis will discuss the development of the 2030 Strategic Plan to guide the long-term direction for Sunriver.

“Knowing what’s being envisioned for the future of South Deschutes County assists businesses, community leaders and citizens in making their own plans and decisions for their future,” La Pine Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ann Gawith said.

Community participation is key in ensuring the successful planning for the long-term direction of South Deschutes County.

“By learning what is happening from each of our guest speakers, it also provides all community members an opportunity to provide input of their vision for South Deschutes County and discover ways to participate and lend a voice to the planning process,” Sunriver Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kristine Thomas said.

Please register for the breakfast by Feb. 20 by clicking 2024 Annual State of South Deschutes County Breakfast Tickets, Tue, Feb 27, 2024 at 7:00 AM | Eventbrite or emailing or