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KIWANIS CLUB OF PULASKI VA
Organized April 5, 1946. Chartered May 16, 1946.
Sponsor Radford VA
Division 3
Southwest Virginia Region
Key #02709
76th District Club
Population (1946) 8,792
Charter Revoked 2006

1946
President Rev. Francis H. Scott, Secretary H. Watts Steger Jr
Membership April 10 - 37, Attendance 78%

1947
President Francis H. Scott, Secretary H. Watts Steger Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 93%

1948
President Fred L. Carrico, Secretary H. Watts Steger Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 43, Attendance 96%

1949
President William H. Murray, Secretary H. Watts Steger Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 41, Attendance 94%

1950
President Jim D. Gray, Secretary H. Watts Steger Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 37, Attendance 94%

1951
(Volume 7)
President 1. F. Holt, Secretary Trinkle Davis
Membership Jan 1 - 36; Attendance 87%
LG Carl W. Haner

The club sponsored a baseball game between the high school teams of Pulaski and Dublin clearing $350 which was given to the local high school team for uniforms and other necessities; entertained the high school football squad and the coaches at a regular luncheon, and then had six members of the squad to attend the luncheons of the club for the tell weeks of the football season, (these boys were entertained in rotation); joined with two other civic clubs in giving each member of the team a gold football, at a cost of $100 started a movement to have student driving lessons given in the county high schools; laid the ground work for establishing a Key Club in the local high school; took an active part in organizing a Chamber of Commerce; sponsored a special Baseball Night, with added features, foot races, baseball throwing contests and the like, drawing the largest crowd of the season; took care of the expenses of a deaf boy in school, fitted two children with glasses, and donated $20 to the school milk fund; raised money by concerts, a circus and a scrap metal drive, and in other ways so that, starting the year in debt $1,400 it closed the year with a bank balance of $1,500; contributed $100 to a "Memorial Fund" for the widow of a minister; and sponsored a "Go to Church" month.

1952
President Mason A. Vaughan, Secretary Trimble Davis
Membership Jan 1 - 45, Attendance 90%

1953
President T. James Gemmell, Secretary Trimble Davis
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 87%

1954
President Billy B. Flint, Secretary Trimble W. Davis
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 85%

1955
President Garnett S. Moore, Secretary Trimble W. Davis
Membership Jan 1 - 38, Attendance 72%

1956
President ?, Secretary ?

1957
President Bernard B. Shutt, Secretary William D. Steger
LG F. "Jack" Holt

1958
President John A. Columbus, Secretary Wiliam J. Whorrell

1959
President Edward C. Givson, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1960
President William J. Whorrell, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1961
President Issy Lepchitz, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1962
President Claude S. Price, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1963
President John R. Garnett, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1964
President Neil McKinnon, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1965
President Thomas C. Andrews, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1966
President Paul C. Roop, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1967
President Garnett C. Byrd, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1968
President George Galloway Jr, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1969
President James E. Burton, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1969 - 1970
President T. C. Andrews, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1970 - 1971
President John A. Columbus, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1971 - 1972
President Willis G. Rimer, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1972 - 1973
President Willis G Rimmer, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1973 - 1974
President W. T. Collins, Secretary Frank Gilbert

1974 - 1975
President Robert A. Hudson, Secretary John C. McElroy

1975 - 1976
President M. Eugene Stuart, Secretary John C. McElroy

1976 - 1977
President David E. Edmonds, Secretary John C. McElroy

1977 - 1978
President Reese M. Ratiff, Secretary John C. McElroy

1978 - 1979
President William B. Sanders Jr, Secretary John C. McElroy

1979 - 1980
President C. Maynard Powell, Secretary John C. McElroy

1980 - 1981
President Charles Shomo, Secretary John C. McElroy

1981 - 1982
President John J. Gill, Secretary John C. McElroy

1982 - 1983
President Robert B. Kilgore, Secretary John C. McElroy

1983 - 1984
President Dennis Turnman, Secretary John C. McElroy

1984 - 1985
President Chris Harrison, Secretary John C. McElroy

1985 - 1986
President Roy D. Warburton, Secretary John C. McElroy

1986 - 1987
President J. Wayne McGlothlin, Secretary John C. McElroy

1987 - 1988
President Jack Nunley, Secretary John C. McElroy

1988 - 1989
President Dwaine K. Beck, Secretary John C. McElroy
LG Charles Shomo

1989 - 1990
President Robert E. Wallace, Secretary John C. McElroy

1990 - 1991
President Peggy S. Holden, Secretary John C. McElroy

1991 - 1992
President Harry N. Foglesong, Secretary John C. McElroy

1992 - 1993
President Harry N. Foglesong, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 22

1993 - 1994
President Charles G. Shomo, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 17

1994 - 1995
President Peter M. Huber, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 17

1995 - 1996
President Peter M. Huber, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 18

1996 - 1997
President John C. McElroy, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 20

1997 - 1998
President Dayna W. Smythers, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 22

1998 - 1999
President Pamela M. Surber, Secretary John C. McElroy
Membership Oct 1 - 19

1999 - 2000
President Pamela M. Surber, Secretary Judy C. Ison
Membership Oct 1 - 15

2000 - 2001
President Cecil Wayne Sink, Secretary Judy C. Ison
Membership Oct 1 - 17

2001 - 2002
President T. J. Witten, Secretary Judy C. Ison
Membership Oct 1 - 21, Attendance 69%

Year End: 58 Projects Completed, 223 Service Hours, $1,600 Spent, 4 Interclubs

2002 - 2003
President Holly Welty, Secretary Amy E. Lewis
Membership Oct 1 - 15, Attendance 70%
Distinguished Club, Service and Growth Banner

Year End:56 Projects Completed, 577 Service Hours, $3,173 Spent, 14 Interclubs

2003 - 2004
President John McElroy, Secretary Amy E. Lewis
Membership Oct 1 - 18, Attendance 67%
Meet Thursday 12 Noon Thornspring Golf Club

Year End:15 Projects Completed, 146 Service Hours, $601 Spent, 3 Interclubs

2004 - 2005
President John McElroy, Secretary Amy E. Lewis
Membership Oct 1 - 19, Attendance 70%
Meet Thursday 12 Noon Thornspring Golf Club

Contributed $380 to Tsunami Relief Effort.

Year End: 12 Projects Completed, 191 Service Hours, $1,650 Spent, 2 Interclubs

2005 - 2006
Southwest Virginia
President Tim Kirtner, Secretary Amy E. Lewis
Membership Oct 1 - 17, Attendance 29%
Meet Thursday 12 Noon Thornspring Golf Club

Year End: 9 Projects Completed, 54 Service Hours, $1,800 Spent, 0 Interclub

2006 - 2007
President Tim Kirtner, Secretary Amy E. Lewis
Membership Oct 1 - 17
Meet Thursday 12 Noon Thornspring Golf Club
Charter Revoked