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Who We Are

The OVCA is a nonprofit organization of local residents, staffed by volunteers, working together to improve life in Ocean View. Join us! 


Hover over The Community Center tab to explore our calendar of upcoming events. Masks and proof of vaccination are no longer required at the Community Center.

Our library is now open Mondays through Saturdays, 9am-12pm.

The monthly OVCA Pancake Breakfast is the 2nd Saturday each month, 8am – 11

 April 2023 Board Meeting Minutes

Board members present    Chris Garske, Liz Parsley, Marilynn Rose, Dave Anderson, Suzanne Reiter, Claudia Bird, Ron Buzzetti, Linda Frank via phone


Members and guestsDavid Mckee


Treasurer’s report :  Board members accepted and approved report submitted by Marilynn


Committee Reports

Topic: Building Use : The new South Hawaii Symphony will start rehearsals on Sundays from 2:00-3:30 pm.


Topic: Building Maintenance: Painting of the outside of the building is finished. New ceramic tile has been installed under the stove after thorough cleaning behind the griddle and back splash.


Topic: Fundraising: Yard sale will be May 20th from 9am until 12 pm. Next Dinner Dance will be on July 22.  The theme will be “Let’s Fiesta”, food will be prepared by volunteer Evie Gonzales. We are applying for a liquor license to sell Margaritas, beer and wine. Tickets for the dinner dance or just the dance will be presold. Committee is considering T shirt sales for O.V.C.C. and asking the Boys and Girls Club to do the artwork.


New Business:

Replacement of Board Vacancy: Chris nominated Jenny Sorensen to fill Gary Bailey’s vacant position. Ron seconded it and the board unanimously approved.


Public Wi Fi Use Issues. Wifi will only be available to the public from 8 am until 9 pm. 


Leftover tires at HOVE Road Maintenance Ron and David Mckee will be removing the tires from the last community clean-up from road maintenance and putting them in the lower lot below the community center. We will give away what we can and dispose of the rest.


Old Business

TopicSolar Installation: Site visit has been conducted and $5000 paid for permitting, solar design and drawings. Marilynn is working on the USDA grant and credit union loan applications.


Topic:  AED Machine follow up: Have not made any progress in connecting with the company to buy new batteries


Topic Administrative duties: Revised copies were passed out, reviewed and accepted.


Topic Piano Tuning:  Marilynn will contact Big island Piano Tuning in Kona and coordinate with other customers needing their pianos  tuned in Ocean View.


Adjourned:  9:59 am


Submitted by:  Claudia Bird, Secretary


Serving the community with a wide range of activities and services

  • Space Rentals for Private and Public events
  • OV Library
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • AdvoCats spay service
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Telehealth
  • Classic Car and Bike Shows
  • Pancake Breakfasts (best deal in town)
  • Food and Medicine distributions
  • Classes – yoga, ballet, drivers ed, and more
  • Lots more!

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