History

Back in 1988 a teacher, an attorney, a newspaper reporter, a contractor/carpenter, a community activist/landscaper, and a bookkeeper/house painter/therapist living on Chappaquiddick decided their community needed a gathering place. The generous donation of land was part of the dream. In the meantime, the community met and discussed how to make the community center a reality. This group of folks, known as the founders today, were appointed to represent the community and sign the founding documents. Their dream became a reality when the building we now know as the Chappy Community Center, built with volunteer and paid labor, was ready for occupancy in the summer of 1992.

Our Founders…

Counter-clockwise from top left: Woody Filley, Daryl Knight, Allen Slater, Julie MacRae, Joe Cressy, Sidney Morris, Dick Knight.

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Left to Right: Sidney Morris, Allen Slater, Daryl Knight, Dick Knight and Woody Filley.

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Photo below: Bill and Ann Brine. Without their generous donation of land there would be no Chappaquiddick Community Center and no tennis & basketball courts

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Community gathering for the Groundbreaking…

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The Beginning…

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The Community Center Today…

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