The large meeting room at the Double Mountain Brewpub on S.E. Woodstock Boulevard was filled with members and guests of the Woodstock Community Business Association (WCBA), as they held their Annual Meeting on Tuesday evening, February 11.
"Tonight, we'll have a short presentation, and we'll provide dinner for those who came, do lots of networking, and give away a lot of raffle prizes," announced WCBA President Thad Davis, owner of Payroll On Time, Inc.
Additionally, the organization held their annual election for Board Members. The members running for re-election for the staggered two-year terms were all re-elected.
"We're celebrating the success of our ongoing annual signature event, 'Woodstock Gives Back', which last September raised a total of $17,000, at individual businesses, for the charities of their choice," Davis told THE BEE.
"Among our other civic projects, the WCBA pays for the trash pickup from receptacles along the Boulevard, and also does a lot of the cleanup. Along with business and property owners, and volunteers with the Woodstock Neighborhood Association, we do 'street clean-ups' to tidy up the business district."
The WCBA is also partnering with the Woodstock Stakeholders Group to create a more welcoming business environment in the business district, with the help of a city grant.
He volunteers for the WCBA, Davis said, "Because we're in it altogether; it's a natural thing to pitch in and help our community."
The WCBA also is the official business association for the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood, too – and representatives from the BDNA were on hand to show off and distribute their new "Community Resource Guide" for neighborhood residents.
Learn more about the WCBA online – http://www.woodstockbiz.com
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