CAPITAL DISTRICT KIWANIS HISTORY

CLUBS, Divisions, Regions, Links, Leadership, People

KIWANIS CLUB OF MERRIMAC PORTSMOUTH, VA
Organized September 2, 1958. Chartered Nov. 14, 1958.
Sponsor Portsmouth VA
was Division 13 then Division 21
Hampton Roads Region
Key #05011
Population (1958) 90,000
Resigned Charter 2005 - 2006

1959
President Jack P. Barnes, Secretary Les Fry

Established a dental clinic which treated 55 needy children. Identified Kirk-Cone center for children as its primary charity target. Sponsored a jazz festival at Bide-A-Wee and worked in support of a free library system for Norfolk county.

1960
President Joseph S. Bell Jr, Secretary Less Fry

1961
President Bruce S. Tant, Secretary Less Fry

1962
President Dr. Robert W. Adams, Secretary Less Fry

1963
President Art B. Coberly, Secretary David C. Whitener

1964
Division 16
President Ben H. West, Secretary David C. Whitener

1965
President Glenn Yates Jr, Secretary David C. Whitener

1966
President Arthur J. Lancaster Jr, Secretary David C. Whitener

1967
President James A. O'Keefe Jr, Secretary Art B. Coberly Jr

1968
President William Morlino, Secretary Robert E. Griffin

1969
President John T. Jackson III, Secretary Robert E. Griffin

1969 - 1970
President Thomas K. Lewis Jr, Secretary Robert E. Griffin

1970 - 1971
President Augustus A. Armstrong Jr, Secretary Robert E. Griffin

Established Nursing Scholarship Foundation - which continues as the Merrimac Kiwanis Fondation.

1971 - 1972
President George K. Eberwine Jr, Secretary Robert E. Griffin

1972 - 1973
President Commodore D. Elliot Jr, Secretary Robert E. Griffin

1973 - 1974
President Carilton S. Stublen Jr, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

First City Employee of the Year Award

1974 - 1975
President Robert L. Holley, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1975 - 1976
President Willard C. Gulbreath, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
LG Arthur J. Lancaster Jr

1976 - 1977
President Calvert L. Warren, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1977 - 1978
President Howard D. Fashbaugh Jr, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1978 - 1979
President Donald C. Campbell,Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1979 - 1980
Division 21
President James A. Henkel, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1980 - 1981
President Gerald E. Segner, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1981 - 1982
President Saul H. Lowe, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1982 - 1983
President John J. Lyons, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1983 - 1984
President Howard Hathaway III, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1984 - 1985
President D. Bruce Costner, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1985 - 1986
President Thomas A. Barnard, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
LG John J. Lyons

1986 - 1987
President Donald H. Sandle, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1987 - 1988
President Capt. William D. Markle Jr, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1988 - 1989
President R. Steven Jordan, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1989 - 1990
President David C. Holley, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1990 - 1991
President Robert W. Phillips, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

1991 - 1992
President Robert J. Reilly, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr

Club welcomes first female member

1992 - 1993
President Shirley Mellilo, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
Membership Oct 1 - 49
LG Robert W. Phillips

1993 - 1994
President Peter M. Janson, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
Membership Oct 1 - 50

1994 - 1995
President Robert T. Bradford, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
Membership Oct 1 - 46
LG Robert J. Reilly

1995 - 1996
President Mary Ann Thrasher, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
Membership Oct 1 - 45

1996 - 1997
President Augustus H. Halden IV, Secretary C. D. Elliott Jr
Membership Oct 1 - 42

1997 - 1998
President Howard H. Jordan, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct 1 - 34

1998 - 1999
President William B. Harrell III, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct 1 - 36

1999 - 2000
President John J. Lyons, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct 1 - 39
LG C. D. Elliott Jr

2000 - 2001
President Arthur C. Mayo, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct 1 - 40

2001 - 2002
President Francis J. Stenicka, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct. 1 - 41, Attendance 80%
LG William B. Harrell III

Year End: 58 Completed Projects, 555 Service Hours, $6943 Spent, 42 Interclubs

2002 - 2003
President Vincent Lascara, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct. 1 - 41, Attendance 61%
LG Robert J. Reilly

Year End: 47 Completed Projects, 323 Service Hours, $4547 Spent, 34 Interclubs

2003 - 2004
President Cyril Hollinden, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct. 1 - 39, Attendance 64%
Meet Tuesday 6:00 PM Coleman's Nursery

Year End: 57 Projects Completed, 301 Service Hours, $5,764 Spent, 29 Interclubs

2004 - 2005
President Mary Ann Harrell, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct. 1 - 30, Attendance 69%
Meet Tuesday 6:00 PM Coleman's Nursery

Contributed $200 to Tsunami Relief Effort.

Year End: 38 Projects Completed, 148 Service Hours, $5,934 Spent, 31Interclubs

2005 - 2006
Hampton Roads Region
President Mary Ann Harrell, Secretary Robert J. Reilly
Membership Oct. 1 - 30, Attendance 66 %
Meet Tuesday 6:00 PM Tall Cedars
Resign Charter

Year End: 55 Projects Completed, 131 Service Hours, $9,503 Spent, 25 Interclub