WE ARE DOWNTOWN HAYS
Downtown Hay Development Corporation (DHDC) is a 501c3 created in 2001. We strive to be the binding force and catalyst for organizations impacting Historic Downtown Hays. DHDC represents Downtown Hays through open communication and strategic planning which enhances and secures the quality of life in the community. Our organization fosters awareness by recognizing, communicating and celebrating the accomplishments of Downtown Hays.
The mission of DHDC is to foster awareness and promote Downtown Hays as a vibrant center of commerce, recreation, arts, government and history that serves the people of Hays, the surrounding region and visitors from around the world. DHDC will work to prevent the deterioration and enhance the viability of the community’s cultural centers, historical landmarks and public infrastructure important to the community’s economic and cultural well-being.
2019 Board of Directors
Megan Ball | Sunflower Electric Corporation; Joslyn Brungardt | Define Design and Remodel; Sarah Cearley | Simply Charmed; Alaina Cunningham | Community Member; Karen Dreiling | The Furniture Look; David Herl | Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball; Mike Holliday | Eagle Radio; Elodie Jones | Fort Hays State University; Sandy Keller | Regeena's Flowers; Justin McClung | Nex-Tech; Patrick McGinnis | Breathe Coffee House; Brett Ottley | Commercial Builders; Dustin Roths | Diamond R Jewelry
Emeritus Members: Stacey Smith and Sandy Jacobs