CAPITAL DISTRICT KIWANIS HISTORY

CLUBS, Old-Divisions-New, Regions, Links, Leadership, People

KIWANIS CLUB OF EASTERN BRANCH WASHINGTON, DC
Organized January 27, 1949. Chartered Mar. 8, 1949
Sponsor Washington, DC
Old Division 1, Now Division 1
Region was Potomac Now National Capital
Key #03259
100th District Club
Population (1949) 160,000

1949
President Adelbert W. Lee, Secretary John D. Koontz
Membership Feb 1 - 29, Attendance 89%

1950
President Leslie L. Altman, Secretary Woodrow Miller
Membership Jan 1 - 44, Attendance 94%

1951
(Volume 7)
President Dr. Addison Duval, Secretary Dr Otis R. Farley
Membership Jan 1 - 48, Attendance 88%

Kiwanis Administration 24 other Kiwanis clubs were visited with a total attendance of 188, traveling 302 miles. We visited 6 other Kiwanis clubs with 44 visiting Kiwanians traveling a distance of 36 miles one way.

Education and Fellowship promoted and conducted member ceremonies and horseplay for birthdays, anniversaries, illness, death, promotions, notoriety, etc. We conduct a weekly "Chinese Auction" and an attendance prize drawing at each luncheon meeting.

Boys and Girls Work organized an 18 team baseball league with teams sponsored by club members. 120 boys were furnished $800 for uniforms and equipment. Trophies were awarded. We organized a central committee of all civic groups in community and prepared graphic charts of community school facility needs. We also sponsored "Kids Day."

Key Clubs - A Key Club was sponsored in the local High School. We invited two Key club members to Kiwanis meetings and arranged and donated annual award to Key Club member. We furnished transportation and chaperoned 8 Key Club members to Key Club International Convention in Miami, Florida. Our members secured summer jobs for 4 Key Club members.

Underprivileged Child refraction and eyeglasses were provided for a junior High school girl. Our hospital bed was loaned to the Woodbridge, Va., club and our wheelchair was loaned to student health section local High School. We built and installed a Balkan Bed frame for an invalid boy. Training and rehabilitation interviews were held with juvenile delinquents. We paid $200 for dental restorations for a junior High school girl. We distributed food, toys and clothing to needy children.

Public and Business Affairs obtained time over local station and broadcast "Its Fun To Live In America" series. The outstanding man of the year was awarded a plaque. Kiwanis road signs were placed.

Support of Churches in Their Spiritual Aims published articles in newspaper and broadcast over radio station on the subject "Go To The Church of Your Choice On Sunday." We made recordings of Sunday church services and played them to shut-ins.

1952
President Clarence McCune, Secretary Neill P. Raab
Membership Jan 1 - 49, Attendance 94%

1953
President Otis R. Farley MD, Secretary Samuel B. Wilson
Membership Jan 1 - 47, Attendance 91%

1954
President Allie C. Thompson, Secretary John B. Collins
Membership Jan 1 - 47, Attendance 88%

1955
President Clinton C. Rickard, Secretary James L. Moist
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 85%

1956
President ?, Secretary James L. Moist

1957
President Dr. Philip A. E. Stebbing, Secretary James L. Moist
LG C. Cliff Rickard

1958
President David M. Crouch, Secretary James L. Moist

1959
President John D. Holland, Secretary John B. Collins

1960
President Woodrow W. Miller, Secretary Charles W. Price

1961
President John B. Collins, Secretary Ellsworth F. Seaman

1962
President Charles W. Price, Secretary Richard E. Chappell
LG John D. Holland

1963
President Ellsworth F. Seaman, Secretary Charles W. Price
Co Sponsor Capitol Hill Club

1964
President Otis R. Farley, Secretary Charles W. Price

1965
PresidentWilliam T. Murphy, Secretary Charles W. Price

1966
President Richard E. Chappell, Secretary Charles W. Price

1967
President Richard E. Chappell, Secretary Charles W. Price

1968
President Edward P. Gray,, Secretary Charles W. Price

1969
President Edward P. Gray, Secretary Charles W. Price

1969 - 1970
President Fred Monroe, Secretary Charles W. Price

1970 - 1971
President ?, Secretary ?

1971 - 1972
President Hazle R. Crawford, Secretary Edward L. Nelson

1972 - 1973
President James H. Smith, Secretary Fred D. Hucheson

1973 - 1974
President Joe R. McCray, Secretary Frank Benson

1974 - 1975
President Fred D. Hutcheson, Secretary Frank Benson

1975 - 1976
President James B. Walker, Secretary R. Carrington Paulette
Sponsor Bonnie Blink Golden K Club

1976 - 1977
Division 1 East
President Milford A. Vaughn, Secretary Richard C. Paulette

1977 - 1978
Division 1
President Clovis Loso, Secretary Stephen E. Ricks

1978 - 1979
President Buffington E. Falls, Secretary Stephen E. Ricks

1979 - 1980
President Peter T. McGaliara, Secretary Stephen E. Ricks

1980 - 1981
President Stephen E. Ricks, Secretary Daniel L. Brown

1981 - 1982
President Haskell Shackelford, Secreaty Daniel L. Brown

1982 - 1983
President Daniel L. Brown, Secretary Howard Robinson
Co-Sponsor Far East Washington and Northeast Washington clubs

1983 - 1984
President Luther D. Robinson, Secretary Howard I. Robinson

1984 - 1985
President John E. Amery, Secretary Harold Watson

1985 - 1986
President Bill Bailey, Secretary Harold A. Watson

1986 - 1987
President Harold A. Watson, Secretary Jeffery Bowden
Sponsor Lamond-Riggs Club
LG Haskell Shackelford

1987 - 1988
President Davis R. Anderson, Secretary Sterling C. Fitzbugh

1988 - 1989
President Edward C. Stewart, Secretary ?

1989 - 1990
President Edward C. Stewart, Secretary Doris Bunot

1990 - 1991
President John W. Burchette, Secretary Debra Evans

1991 - 1992
President George William Nelsn Jr, Secetary Olivia D. Stewart

1992 - 1993
President Johnnie N. Ferguson, Secretary Ethelyn H. Baker
Membership Oct 1 - 38

1993 - 1994
President Mordacai Williams, Secretary Ethelyn H. Baker
Membership Oct 1 - 33

1994 - 1995
President Loretta Watson, Secretary Ethelyn H. Baker
Membership Oct 1 - 38

1995 - 1996
President Doris Brunot, Secretary Ethelyn H. Baker
Membership Oct 1 - 43

1996 - 1997
President Olivia D. Stewart, Secretary Gloria J. Williams
Membership Oct 1 - 45

1997 - 1998
President Milford Alfonso Vaughn Jr, Secretary Elana T. Gardner
Membership Oct 1 - 33

1998 - 1999
President Gloria Jean Williams, Secretary Elana T. Garnder
Membership Oct 1 - 32

1999 - 2000
President Afrika Brice, Secretary Sheree A. Bruce
Membership Oct 1 - 27
LG Joe Richard McCray

2000 - 2001
President Loretta M. Watson, Secretary Kenneth W. Branch
Membership Oct 1 - 28

2001 - 2002
President ?
Membership Oct 1 - 27

2002 - 2003
President Elana T. Gardner, Secretary Joe R. McCray
Membership Oct 1 - 28, Attendence 91%

Year End Statistics: 119 Projects completed, 1558 Service Hours, $3416 Spent, 27 Interclubs

2003 - 2004
President Warren Lawson, Secretary ?
Membership Oct 1 - 25, Attendence 91%
MO 7:00 PM Kelly's Ellis Island Restaurant

Year End Statistics: 115 Projects completed, 1320 Service Hours, $3783 Spent, 26 Interclubs

2004 - 2005
President Warren Lawson, Secretary Joe McCray
Membership Oct 1 - 22, Attendence 94%
MO 7:00 PM Kelly's Ellis Island Restaurant

Contributed $110 to Tsunami Relief Effort.

Year End Statistics: 80 Projects completed, 626 Service Hours, $4,898 Spent, 18 Interclubs

2005 - 2006
Potomac Region
President Warren Lawson, Secretary Joe McCray
Membership Oct 1 - 24, Attendence 91%
MO 7:00 PM Kelly's Ellis Island Restaurant
Distinguished Club Award

Year End Statistics: 142 Projects completed, 515 Service Hours, $4,301 Spent, 29 Interclubs

2006 - 2007
President Rhonda N. Muse, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct. 1 - 29, Attendence 60%
MO 7:00 PM Kelly's Ellis Island Restaurant

Year End Statistics: 109 Projects completed, 1635 Service Hours, $3438 Spent, 18 Interclubs

2007 - 2008
President Marcell Robinson, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 34, Attendence 72%
MO 7:00 PM IHOP

Year End Statistics: 55 Projects completed, 660 Service Hours, $2,636 Spent, 20 Interclubs

2008 - 2009
President Shirley Pendergast, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 30, Attendence 69%
MO 7:00 PM IHOP
LG Elana Gardner

Year End: 130 Projects completed, 1796 Service Hours, $1,599 Spent, 17 Interclub, 0$ District Foundation

2009 - 2010
President Sylvia Hogue, Secretary Lesli Greene
Membership Oct 1 - 36, Attendence 28%
Meet 2nd, 3rd, 4th MO 7:00 PM IHOP

Year End: 55 Projects, 826 Service Hours, $403 Spent, 2 Interclub, $0 CD Foundation

2010 - 2011
President Elana Gardner, Secretary Lesli Greene
Membership Oct 1 - 29
Meet 2nd, 3rd, 4th MO 7:00 PM IHOP

Year End: 11 Projects,125 Service Hours, $2167 Spent, 5 Interclub, $0 CD Foundation

2011 - 2012
President Warren Maurice Lawson, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 29
Meet 3rd, 4th, 5th MO 7:00 PM IHOP

2012 - 2013
President Warren Maurice Lawson, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 27
Meet 3rd, 4th, 5th MO 7:00 PM Denny's

2013 - 2014
New Division 1, New National Capital Region
President Warren Maurice Lawson, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 23
Meet 3rd, 4th, 5th MO 7:00 PM Denny's

2014 - 2015
President Warren Maurice Lawson, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct. 1 - 20
Meet 3rd, 4th, 5th MO 7:00 PM Denny's

Distinguished Club Award

2015 - 2016
President , Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 24

Meet 3rd, 4th, 5th MO 7:00 PM Denny's

2016 - 2017
President Warren Lawson, Secretary John A. Adams
Membership Oct 1 - 24
Meet 3rd, 4th, 5th MO 7:00 PM Denny's