By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Everly Commercial Club looks to disband

Group has existed for 107 years

 

March 4, 2021

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Chris Dodd, Everly Commercial Club president.

A lack of members and community interest has a local club staring down its final days.

The Everly Commercial Club will hold a meeting on March 9 to vote on disbanding. President Chris Dodd broached the topic with members last month, and most signaled a desire to dissolve the group.

Dodd estimated only 20 people are currently members of the Commercial Club, which has existed in Everly since 1914.

"It was predominantly business-oriented and focused on promoting our businesses here," he explained. "As more and more businesses closed, more community members started coming on board, and that's h...



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