THE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION
OF COLUMBIA COUNTY
The Merchants Association of Columbia County (MACC), GA is a NON-PROFIT 501(c)(3) organization. We are an independent, civic minded, non-governmental group, established in 1962.
We are committed volunteers. Our goal is to sponsor and preserve many local family traditions by creating a safe, fun environment for events that will help our community grow together. We are local active and retired business owners and many other community associates.
What We Do
THE FALL & SPRING COUNTY FAIRS
The Fall and Spring County Fairs are our biggest fundraisers and main focus. The first fair was held more than five decades ago and has grown to become one of the finest fairs held in East Georgia. In 1994, the Merchants Association purchased property for a permanent Columbia County Fairgrounds on Columbia Road
Fair Fun Day is a day of free rides and lunch for handicapped, special needs, and disabled kids in our community and their families.
Fair Fun Day
The Columbia County Christmas Parade is organized and sponsored by the Merchants as an annual community holiday fun and togetherness.
The Lane-Davis Golf Tournament funds ten college scholarships each year. Over the years the Tournament has awarded over $250,000 in college scholarships.
The Lane - Davis Golf Tournament
Other Annual Activies
Fair Beauty Pageant; Child Enrichment, College Scholarships; A Day with a Deputy; The Lydia Project; The Ft. Gordon Christmas House; Restart Augusta; The RECing Crew…just to mention a few!
Want To Join MACC?
How to become a member of MACC:
- While at the fair or any Merchants event, ask any member wearing a green merchants vest about MACC and how to join.
- Contact our President or Secretary for more information and a membership application.