Destination Campbellville Community Association (DCCA)
This Association was formed as a result of several community meetings held in late 2006. Support for some type of community-based organization was significant and quickly led to the formation of an organization identified as the Destination Campbellville Community Association (DCCA).
A Board consisting of interested supporters was created and both a Constitution and Business Plan were written. A schedule of monthly meetings was established and a structure consisting of an Executive and Committee Chairs was developed.
Income was determined to come from two sources: internal events organized and executed by the DCCA and through external fundraising from sponsors or donors.
In 2009, the DCCA became an Incorporated Non-Profit organization and the newly created By-laws then succeeded the original Constitution.
The Association adopted three mandates:
To improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the area.
To increase tourism and visitors to Campbellville and the Nassagaweya area.
To act as a liaison between Agricultural, Recreational. Residential, Commerce and Government interests with the intent to enrich the community through direct activity, cooperation and communication.
The Board of Directors consists of 8 members each holding a Committee Chair position. This Board may select, appoint or elect an Executive consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer from within or external to the Board members. All Directors and the Executive must be prepared to commit time, skill and effort to their position.
Eight Committees were established to ensure the Association was organized to represent all segments of the community. Each Committee is directed by a Chair and Vice Chair, and individual members as volunteered from the general membership.
The Committees are comprised of:
AGRICULTURE (including equine, farms, farm service businesses, flower growers) represents that sector.
BEAUTIFICATION plans and manages related activities and projects.
COMMERCE (non-agriculture businesses) represents the interests of non-agriculture businesses.
EVENTS develops, organizes and executes member-generated events for either promotional or for fundraising purposes.
FINANCE maintains financial integrity of the Association and supervises all monetary-related activities.
MARKETING (including tourism) develops and executes marketing strategies and promotional-related activities including web site development and maintenance.
MEMBERSHIP develops and maintains programs to solicit and retain members.
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT undertakes short- and long-term planning, liaises with Town, Region and Conservation authorities on planning issues.
In addition, the Association may establish ad-hoc committees to undertake specific tasks as determined by the Board.
If you would like to find out more about these committees, or volunteer on a committee, please contact us.
The Association continues to plan, organize and operate a range of annual activities that have included, but are not limited to:
Family Skating Party (February)
Jeans ‘n Jewels Dinner/Dance and Fundraising (February)
Celebrate Campbellville Community Day (June)
Golf Tournament (September)
Oktoberfest Dance (October)
Events at the Gazebo including Food, Music, Art, Entertainment
Membership & Meetings
Membership is open to anyone 18 years of age or older.
Annual membership is $10.00 with the fiscal year - April 1 through March 31st.
The Board meets monthly with the General Membership meetings announced annually at the AGM and are usually held semi-annually.
The Annual General Meeting is pre-advertised as required by the Association By-laws and is held in the spring (in March or April).
Members are notified of all general meeting dates by email at least 5 days in advance of a scheduled meeting.
Membership is always welcome as is the involvement in Committee activities. If you have even 1 hour of time to provide to the community, please join us. For further information, contact the Membership Committee Chair at Membership@Campbellville.net or contact us through our web site www.campbellville.net, or by writing to us at P.O. Box 123 Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0.