Everly Commercial Club looks to disband
Group has existed for 107 years
March 4, 2021
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...