In 1909 residents
of Chevy Chase DC established a citizens
association to work together on matters of
public interest. We've been doing it ever since.
meetings, which are open to the public, are
regularly held on the third Tuesday of each
month from October through May, at 7:30 pm, at
the Chevy Chase Community Center (5601
Connecticut Avenue, NW), unless otherwise noted.
our 2014-15 year, the CCCA held the following
In September: Chevy
Chase DC Day. Even in the rain, more than 400
people enjoyed free ice cream, face painting,
balloon art, a moon ounce, and many other fun
activities. They also had a chance to meet our
business members to find out about what they do.
The Metropolitan Police Department collected
out-of-date prescription drugs so that they
could be disposed of properly. Throughout
businesses along Connecticut Avenue, children
ran a scavenger race looking for pictures of
Zorro the Dog. Upon completion of the race, they
received goodie bags filled with fun toys, foods
and other items donated by our business members.
A good time was had by all.
In October: We
sponsored two candidates forums for Attorney
General and At-Large Council Member,
respectively. On both occasions, we had huge
In November: We
hosted a pre-school fair with more than ten
In December: We
held our first cookie decorating and ice cream
social for the whole family. Several Council
Members joined us along with the the
In February: We
hosted local photography artist Francesca Scott
for a showing of her recent photos of Cuba.
Mayor Bowser was our special guest.
In March: We
co-sponsored with Northwest Neighbors Village a
program entitled City Of Age-Friendly
Resources and Villages. We also
co-sponsored with Sheperd Park Citizens
Association a candidates forum for the Ward 4
Council seat. More than 300 people attended the
In April: We
learned about Creative Green Spaces
around the city and how to create one in our
community. This began a discussion about green
roofs and water run-off prevention.
In May: Our Public
Safety and Neighborhood Watch meeting
concentrated on Fire Safety In The Home.
Our newly-hired fire chief and assistant fire
chiefs shared easy household fire safety tips as
well as demonstrated the proper use of a fire
year, our garden club met. We produced Monthly
Newsletters as well as a weekly column in the
getting more involved in our organization by
coming to meetings, volunteering in one of our
committees, and contributing to our our
Newsletter or our weekly column.
Map of Chevy Chase
Chase Block Captains
Articles of Association (pdf)
The CCCA revised history 100+ Years of
Service is available on THIS