Started in 2015, Coffeeville One Community, a subsidiary of the Clarke County Development Foundation, is a certified 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to promoting community involvement and improving existing programs in Coffeeville, Alabama. It is a committee of organized citizens coming together with representation from across the spectrum of race, religion, and socioeconomic backgrounds for the purpose of community development.
In February 2015, a group of concerned citizens met to initiate discussions about what we could do to generate growth in our small rural community. It was decided at that time that like many of the communities in Clarke County we would begin with a Celebration of pride and support for Coffeeville, in the form of a Coffeeville Day Celebration. During the planning of the 2nd Annual Coffeeville Day the committee concluded that more needed to be done, our purpose needed to be better defined, hence the establishment of Coffeeville One Community Committee (COCC). COCC is a committee of organized citizens with representation from across the spectrum of race, religion, and socioeconomic backgrounds intending to work together for the purpose of community development.
The impact of the Coffeeville One Community Committee has been realized through fund-raising. These efforts on our community as a whole have far exceeded our expectations. Cooperative efforts to rebuild our community are welcomed. As a unified community we are in support of the council’s efforts to bring industry to Coffeeville. At a minimum this includes an elementary school, a career training program, a financial institution, (credit union or bank), a grocery store, a pharmacy as well as some type of manufacturing company to enhance employment opportunities within the Coffeeville community. While our primary focus is presently on the access to the education system for children we are confident that the long-term effect will ensure improved quality of life within Clarke County and the Coffeeville Community.
Coffeeville One Community: Together We Can Make A Difference
To promote and acquire resources through economic development strategies that will enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Coffeeville and the surrounding communities.
To work in the initiation, promotion, as well as participation in the identification and acquisition of community improvement and community development opportunities with the mayor and town council of Coffeeville. Serving as an organization of committed individuals dedicated to community improvements for an enhanced quality of life in the town of Coffeville and surrounding communities.