The Old Town Civic Association

theoldtowncivicassociation.org

Together we can have a voice that matters

Save the Date!

The Old Town Civic Association’s Annual Fall Membership Drive and Social Event

Saturday, September 28, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

At the residence of Yvonne Callahan: 735 South Lee Street

Light food and beverages will be served

Please reach out to a neighbor and encourage them to join OTCA and attend the party!

Tickets for the social event are $35 each. Annual membership fees to join Old Town Civic Association are $30.00 for a one-year membership.

OTCA is a collective voice for residents of Old Town on important local issues. The OTCA’s mission since our founding in 1951 has been to preserve the historic and residential character of Old Town, something we can only accomplish with the informed and active participation and support our members.

OTCA needs your support and your assistance, as there are critical issues facing Old Town and OTCA’s continued emphasis on our historical roots and our preservation goals. Old Town is threatened in many ways, but mostly now by a lack of genuine interest on the part of our government in preserving and enhancing the wonderful historical and residential characteristics of Old Town that make it such a special place to visit and call home. We must strengthen our commitment to speaking out, and that is why we need YOU! We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you in September!

If you are able to attend the party, and renew your membership, please click here. Depending on your browser, you may then have to click on a link to a Google form.

If you are not able to attend the party but you will renew your membership ending June 2020 online or make a contribution in addition to your membership dues, please click here. Depending on your browser, you may then have to click on a link to our Wave payment app.


Next members' meeting

The Lyceum, 201 S Washington Street

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.: Socializing with neighbors

7:30 p.m.: Program

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Join the Old Town Civic Association

Whether you are new to Alexandria, Virginia or have been in the community for years, we invite you to join us. OTCA has a special status in a city without ward politics; we are a collective voice for residents of Old Town on important local issues, and one respected by city government. The OTCA’s mission since our founding in 1951 has been to preserve the historic and residential character of Old Town, something we can only accomplish with the informed and active participation and support of resident members. OTCA is governed by Officers and a Board of Directors elected by the membership. The board and committees stay abreast of City issues that directly and indirectly affect Old Town and its neighbors, and communicate through our website, monthly newsletter, and emails to keep members informed of up-coming events. Board members represent Old Town residents' interests before City Council, the Planning Commission, the Board of Architectural Review, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and other policy-making bodies. OTCA representatives also sit on City commissions, committees, and boards. To contact us, see: Officers & Board

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Annual Membership fees are due in September each year

You may make a safe online payment by clicking this link. You will see a forwarding link to Wave, our accounting company, which you will have to click on also.

You may also pay the $30 annual membership fee by check, payable to OTCA. Mail to: OTCA, P.O. Box 1213, Alexandria, VA, 22313. Please include your email address.

New members welcome. For renewing members, if you are not sure you are already paid up, email treasurer@theoldtowncivicassociation.org

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Our meetings:

OTCA membership meets on the second Wednesday of each month in October and November, and January through June at the Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street. A half hour of socializing with neighbors starts at 7:00 pm. followed by the evening program and discussion at 7:30 pm. Programs cover a wide variety topics including presentations by City officials and other professionals on development and land use issues in Old Town, traffic and parking, City policies, and historic preservation.

Our volunteer organization needs your help with all of its efforts. If you have the time, energy and interest to help OTCA's work to preserve and advance our quality of life in Old Town, please contact us - To contact us, see: Officers & Board.

If you find our new web site does not look or work right on your computer, especially with respect to the online payment features, please contact us - Robert Ray, treasurer@theoldtowncivicassociation.org.