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History is all around us on the Divide.

Photos by Marty Mendenhall

The Cool Hall --> Established in 1948

The Cool Community Association, Inc--The Cool Hall is an all volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to the Divide Community.

Upcoming Cool Hall Events

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June 7th and 8th .... Funding Proposal Development Workshop for Non Profit Organizations. Taught by leading Fundraising expert Harvey Chess. 

Bring your project to get real time help during this two day hands-on grant writing workshop conducted by renowned instructor, Harvey Chess.  Harvey shares his practical knowledge and experience of more than 30 years of program planning, grant writing and project implementation in the nonprofit, public sector and corporate worlds.

Breakfast and Lunch are provided both days courtesy of the El Dorado Community Foundation.

Workshop materials are provided and includes Harvey’s newest book “Functional & Funded”. Please note:  This workshop is limited to 20 participants to provide a superior learning experience.

In order to serve those placed on our waiting list, cancellation requests must be received no later than June 1st to receive a full refund.  No show and cancellation requests after June 1st are non-refundable.

Sponsored by the Cool Community Association, Inc.

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Hunter Education Program
May 20 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM &
May 21 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
For more information on this course, click the "more details" button below.


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Cool Summer Poker Tournament, June 3rd.

Registration at 1 PM, Cards fly at 2 PM

Free Dinner, No host bar, Free Door Prizes Top 10 Finishers get paid with Gift Cards

$25 Buy-in 20 minute Blinds 5K Stack

$5 Dealer Add-on 2K chips

$25 Re-Buys, $25 Add-on at the Break for 25K in chips


New Features

We have many interesting and talented people in our Cool Community Association. Spotlight on Members will be a article on our site featuring one of our members. First Member Spotlight is on Ken Deibert, Local author and community supporter.

The Divide community is home to many talented artists and authors. Spotlight on Artists will highlight local authors and their craft.

Interesting Links

Donate to the Cool Hall

Donations are tax deductable

Bingo every 2nd and 4th Tuesday

Doors open at 5 PM, games start at 6 PM. Low buy in, great cash prizes.

Monthly Business meeting & Pot Luck Every 3rd Monday

Business meeting and Pot Luck every Third Monday. Pot Luck starts at 6:30 PM, meeting at 7PM.

Rent The Cool Hall

Rent the hall, full Kitchen, great venue for weddings, graduation, parties, all in a historic setting reflecting our Pioneer heritage.

June 7 and 8

Funding Proposal Development Workshop Workshop with Harvey Chess

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Past events at the Cool Hall

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March 25th, 11 AM to 3 PM

Annual Cub Scout Pack 781 Pine Wood Derby.

Our Third Anniversary Bingo Birthday Blowout.

Our first $250 Grand Prize Super Blackout Jackpot.

Special Prizes and some Early Bird games. Get there early, will be packed.
Doors Open at 5pm games Start at 6 PM


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Mike Ranalli Town Hall meeting. March 9th, 6:30 PM

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Tickets for the Crab Feed Benefit are available at the Cool Feed & Ranch Supply or

Crab Feed Tickets on line............


Keith Little New Year's Eve Party at the Cool Hall. 7pm to ???? Ring in the new year with fantastic MUSIC by Keith Little and Friends.

Free. Bring your favorite fingers food to share. Water and soft drinks, chili and sides provided. Family Friendly.

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The Christmas Dinner for the Divide was a great giving event, lots of folks and great food. Thanks to all the volunteers who worked to make this a fun, enjoyable and a giving event for all.

Pictures from our Christmas Dinner for the Divide, last Friday, Dec 23rd. Santa, gifts for kids, great food, face painting and lots of great folks.

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Renew your membership in the Cool Community Association-->The Cool Hall now! Dues for 2017 membership are due by Dec 15th, 2016.

Help us support the Cool Hall, serve our community!!

Great discounts from Local Merchants are available to All Members in good standing. Buy LOCAL!

Or........Mail your payment to


PO Box 171

Cool Ca, 95614

About Us

The Cool Community Association is an organization dedicated to serving the Divide Community through maintenance of the The Cool Hall, supporting Youth Groups, supporting the historic character of the area and working with all members of our community to improve and enrich our Divide experience.

CCA also supports Farm to Fork, local growers, Home Farming and other pursuits to increase sustainability and renewable growing in our community.

This organization is not associated with the National Grange

Our Services

The Cool Community Association is proud to offer the Historic Cool Hall as a safe and clean venue for the local community to meet, learn, share, grow and thrive.

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