Greater Prairie City Community Association

GPCCA


Serving

Prairie City, Oregon

The GPCCA

The Greater Prairie City Community Association (GPCCA) was born as a non-profit 501(c)(3) out of the need to have a non-profit organization receive the generous donation of the iconic Methodist Church at the south end of the City Park. The church is now referred to as the Community Center. The GPPCA also committed to serving the needs of the community beyond just managing the Community Center building.

Recently, after a few years hiatus, the GPCCA is again active with a new crop of volunteers and purpose. We’re calling it GPCCA 2.0. The new websites and new streaming a/v equipment at the Community Center are just a couple improvements already available for the community.

COMING EVENTS!


SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Christmas on the Prairie

    November 19th

    On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, we will celebrate the Christmas Season.


FUTURE ANNUAL EVENTS

  • Community Yard Sale

    May 2023

    A coordinated event with the Senior Center and the Baptist Church, a town-wide Yard Sale.

  • Fourth of July

    July 4th, 2023

    Events coordinated with the city.

  • Community Play

    Summer 2023

    Drama class presents a summer play

  • Potluck

    Labor Day 2023

    Join us for a picnic potluck on the green.

  • Other possible events

    • sit and chat afternoons
    • open mic. nights
    • a town dance night
    • music or dance lessons
    • community choir
    • karaokie nights;
    • bazaars
    • Arts and Crafts Sessions
    • movie nights
    • cookie decorating
    • chilli cook-off
    • Got any ideas for the Community Center? Let us know!

Community Center

Prarie City Community Center

The GPCCA owns and maintains the former Methodist Church as a Community Center. Residents and others are encouraged to make use of the building for meetings and events.

We recently installed about $1,000 of upgrades to the audio/visual (A/V) system which already had a large projector and giant screen. We can stream content from the internet using a phone, laptop, or computer, via bluetooth or wifi. Play a DVD movie or an audio CD , and use the wireless microphonesi to MC your event through the jumbo speakers at the front of the assembly hall.

FEE SCHEDULE

  • Private Events: $60/day for Grant County residents; $100/day for everyone else.
  • Open to Public Events: Donations Appreciated.
  • Meetings and Classes: Donations Appreciated.
  • Extra day(s) for setup beforehand and cleanup afterwards will be charged as well (i.e. a wdding that needs a day to setup and a day afterwards for cleanup would be charged for three days.)
  • Cleaning Deposit (Refundable): $75. Waived for returning events or users with satisfactory rental history.
  • Cancellation Policy: No refund if event is cancelled after two weeks prior to the event data.

Community Center Use Agreement

  1. You can download the Community Center Use Agreement, print it, fill it out and mail it back.

    Mail to
    GPCCA Use Agreement PO Box 758 Prairie City, Oregon 97869

  2. Alternatively, you may call (541) 306-2334 and leave a message. We will call you back and make arrangements for you to drop your form and payment at the Community Center in Prairie City.
Inside the Community Center

Meetings

The GPCCA board meets the First Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm at the Community Center. The public can attend to learn about of GPCCA activities and to give input.

Events

Now Available

GPCCA's event & booking calendar.

Volunteering

We have need of folks to do

  • cleaning
  • repairs and improvements (plumbing, carpentry, electrical)
  • landscaping
  • tech support/geeky stuff (A/V, networking, SYSOP, IOT, webmastery)
  • editing, graphics
  • accounting

Please reach out and/or attend our next monthly meeting (1st Wed each month 6:30pm)

Contact

Greater Prairie City Community Association
PO Box 758
211 6th
Prairie City, OR 97869
(541) 306-2334
gpccaor@gmail.com

Board Members

Sharon Fritsch
Cindy Brusch
Trish Lindman
Nancy Nickel

Officers

Sharon Frisch: President
Trish Lindaman: Secretary
David Kebler: Treasurer

Volunteers

Dennis Lynch
Jerry Galland
Karen Jacobs
Dan Duey
Jef & Marie Bryant