CAPITAL DISTRICT KIWANIS HISTORY

CLUBS, Divisions, Regions, Links, Leadership, People

KIWANIS CLUB OF OLD DOMINION, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
(Formally Fairlington Arlington, VA)
Organized August 11, 1947. Chartered Oct. 17, 1947.
Sponsor Arlington, VA
Division 10
Key #03013
1968 Changed name to South Arlington VA

1955
President John R. Willett, Secretary John Messina
Membership Jan 1 - 25
Governor Everett L. Butler

(Vol 7, History of the Capital District)
Kiwanis Administration - Six 100% meetings were held during the year and 10 new members were inducted into the club. All Kiwanis week, club anniversary, Kiwanis anniversary week and US Canada Goodwill week were observed during the year. 7 Interclub visitations were made to othe Kiwanis clubs and 4 visitations by other Kiwanis clubs were enjoyed. Roadsigns are being maintained and a weekly club bulletin was issued. The prisdent, vice president, secretary elect and 5 other members attended the Divisional Organization Conference. 2 were registered at the International Convention and 6 members attended the District Convention.

Boys and Girls Work - At a cost of $150 we sponsored a Little League Baseball team. We contributed $100 to the Club Scout Pack 604 that our club sponsors. An annual scholarship award was presented to Wakefield High School students. We participated in Kiwanis national Kids' Day. 7,000 people were entertained at the Holloween Block Party.

Public and Buisness Affairs - 2 Kiwanis roadsigns were erected. A road was widened and sidewalks laid as a result of our club's effort. A clean-up campaign was inaugurated.

Support of Churches - An All-Kiwanis Sunday was held at one of the local churches. Members sponsored the interfaith service meetings. We sponsored a program of Christmas music by local choirs. All club meetings open with prayer.

Underprivileged Child - 3 children were sent to the Salvation Army Camp at a cost of $100. $125 was spent to alleviate a cleft palate condition in a needy girl. A $1200 trust fund was set up. Food baskets were distributed at Christmas time. A washing machine was donated to a needy family.

Vocational Guidance - A Key Club was sponsored by our club. Part time employment was given to 5 students. A meeting was held to familiarize studenat with what they might expect from their vocation after graduation.

1957
President Hiram Witt, Secretary Bradley Hanson

1958
President Edward J. Bernot, Secretary James Pride

1959
President James M. Pride, Secretary Joseph W. Shannon

1960
President Jesse T. Dluguid, Secretary Joseph M. Connors

1961
President James L. Hawk, Secretary Joseph M. Connors

1962
President Ernest B. Studebaker, Secretary James E. Morgan

1963
President L. M. Connor, Secretary Raleigh E. Baldwin

1964
President James E. Morgan, Secretary Raleigh E. Baldwin

1965
President Robert V. Moore, Secretary Lawrence W. Connor

1966
President Joseph M. Connors, Secretary Fredrick H. Felton

1967
President James H. Stallings, James E. Morgan

1968
President Edward Clifford, Secretary John Messina
Changed name to South Arlington VA