When the George Community Hall was built back in 1964, it was built on land that had been donated by town founder, Charlie Brown. It was built with donated materials and equipment by area farmers who were donating their time and efforts to create a place that could be enjoyed by the George community, and would strengthen community ties for years to come.
What no one could have foreseen, was that 60 years later, the GCH roof would be on the verge of collapse, with badly cracked and failing trusses and rafters.
This unfortunate news was received in late 2017 by the GCH Board of Directors, when it was realized that the upstairs concert room ceiling had actually DROPPED 9 inches! Emergency support poles have been put into place, averting disaster for now... However, the entire roof will have to be replaced as soon as possible. This will include the removal and replacement of all trusses, rafters, and even the ceiling and light fixtures of the upstairs concert room. The rough estimate received by the Board of Directors is approximately $72,000. Insurance will not pay for this massive project, because the problem is due to aging, and is not due to an accident or natural disaster.
The George Community Hall is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that exists for the benefit and enjoyment of George, WA residents, as well as the Quincy Valley at large. Our continued efforts are attributable to our generous supporters and donors who have safeguarded the GCH and its mission these past 60 years. If the roof continues to deteriorate, the George Community Hall will cease to exist. We need your help!
If you have enjoyed and benefited from the events, celebrations, and festivals at the George Community Hall , and have appreciated the efforts of the GCH Board of Directors, the Georgettes , and community sponsors and volunteers these past 60 years, please consider donating as soon and as generously as possible. All donations are tax-deductible and will only be used to repair the roof and to support the George Community Hall . We appreciate any contribution that you can provide. Thank you so much for your continued support! The GCH looks forward to providing another 60 years of community service.