The first Cherryville Community Hall was built in 1934; this marked the beginning of the Cherryville Community Club, which became a registered society in May 1961. The founding directors were Joseph Myers, Charlie Sihlis, Joyce Sihlis, Sid Draper and Ruth Sihlis.
The objects of the society were and are (as reproduced, in part, from the society's bylaws):
a.To maintain, operate and conduct a community centre and to promote the best interests of the community and people of
Cherryville and environs.
b.To acquire buildings or lands for the purpose of creating facilities for entertainment, meetings or sports. c.To receive and hold gifts, donations, legacies and devices. d.To build up community spirit and to engage in work of a moral, benevolent, charitable, philanthropic and community service nature. e.To engage in work of an educational, cultural and recreational nature.
Since 1961, too many people to name have carried on and maintained the Cherryville Community Club. It has run without disruption since it began - quite an achievement for a small community. The Club is caretaker of the wonderful Cherryville Community Hall and community park, Hanson Park, both of which would make any community, large or small, proud to have in their community or town.
Cherryville remains a very strongly-knit community with residents displaying endless amounts of enthusiasm and willingness to get involved. The Club hosts the annual Cherryville Days, a community fundraising celebration. Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Cherryville Community Hall, which is at the corner of North Fork & Specht Roads. A nominal annual membership fee of $1.00 is required, and every member of the community is invited and welcomed to meetings.
The executive 2017-18
President: Lynne Frerichs
Vice President: John Vigrass
Treasurer: Julie McLean
Secretary: Susan Webster
Directors: Connie Vosper, Neil Kennedy, Sharon Harvey
Hall Bookings: Lynne Frerichs 1-250-547-6540
Park Bookings: John Vigrass 1-250-547-6679
Hall Telephone: 1-250-547-6107
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The Community Club meets
on the second Tuesday of the
month at 7:00pm at the
Cherryville Community Hall.
Meetings are not held during Summer.
Cherryville Community Hall
& Hanson Park
Hall Bookings: Lynne Frerichs 250-547-6540
Hall Telephone: 250-547-6107
Park Bookings: John Vigrass 250-547-6679
Cherryville Outdoor Rink:
The stage in Hanson Park was built in 2003.
Tradesmen: Dave Robertson and Travis Viret.
Cherryville Community Club
Old sign made by Kevin Mooney,
replaced in 2016.
Sign made by Lee Laviolette in 2016