Dear Bend Community,
What interesting times we live in? The COVID-19 pandemic has really thrown all of us for a whirl. In a world full of uncertainty we all rely heavily on our families, our friends, and our community. Though, we can’t physically hold hands through these chaotic times we will be here to support our community the best we can through this challenging situation.
We have proudly been apart of the Bend Community for 20 years and we couldn’t have done that without you, and we do mean all of you. If anything is to come out of this, we can all find comfort in knowing that our community can survive and thrive if we come together to help one another.
Helping out the community can look different for everyone but even the smallest amounts of support can make big waves in the sea of change. Please do everything you can to support your corner of the world, your home.
Help an elderly neighbor get groceries, practice safe social distancing, reach out to friends and family you haven’t spoken to for a while, donate what you can to shelters and hospitals, work with your employer or employees to find a solution for your financial situations, and whenever applicable shop locally to help support small businesses. We are all doing everything we can to get to the other side of this.
If you are feeling sick (fever, sore throat, body aches, cough… etc.), have been sick or been around someone sick in the last 14 days please shop with us at a later date.
Our hours are Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 9am-5pm.
We are available for in store shopping primarily by appointment. Drop-ins are welcome when staff is available and safety can be maintained. We ask that you wear a mask at all times when you are in the store and wash your hands upon entry. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we find our stride during these times.
Rentals for Kayaks, SUPs, and Canoes are available by reservation only. We will be launching small groups individually every half hour. This allows us to minimize lines and ensure a safe social distance can be maintained during your time here at Tumalo Creek. Please call the shop at 541-317-9407 to reserve your spot. Take away rentals are also an option for those of you who want to go check out one of our beautiful Cascade Lakes.
Classes and Tours are currently unavailable at this time but we will be sure to update you as soon as we can about what we can offer and when.
TUBES FOR RIVER FLOATING ARE UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME! I know this one stings, but we are avidly seeking solutions to this highly sought after activity. Once we find a solution that allows us to safely proceed with this offering we will be sure to communicate this.
Please note that these are challenging times for everyone including businesses. Refunds on returns can be delayed. If at all possible we would be happy to issue credit to be applied towards exchanges or classes once we have been cleared to return to normal operations. We appreciate your understanding and support, we love you BEND!
This entry was posted on April 15, 2020.
Categorized under Community.