CAPITAL DISTRICT KIWANIS HISTORY

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KIWANIS CLUB OF ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
Organized May 17, 1950. Chartered Jul. 10, 1950.
Sponsor Bethesda, MD
was Division 1, 17 now Division 3
was Potomac, now National Capital Region
Key #03500
108th District Club
Population (1950) 2,047

1950
President J. Somervell Dawson Jr, Secretary Geoger W. McClain Jr.
Membership July 10 - 45, Attendance 77%

1951
(Volume 7)
President James L. Flaherty, Secretary Louis T. Grossman
Membership Jan 1 - 42, Attendance 79%

Kiwanis Administration made 5 visits to other Kiwanis clubs with 14 members traveling a distance of 1049 miles one way. In return, visited by 7 other Kiwanis clubs with 36 members traveling a distance of 109 miles one way. The following social events were enjoyed: Father and Son night, Agriculture Center Dance, Rockcreek Shelter dance, Christmas country club dance, and various ladies nights.

Seven new members were inducted but we suffered a10% decrease in membership. Sixty committee meetings were held during the year.

Boys and Girls Work made it possible for swimming lessons to a group of boys. Fifteen parkas at a cost of $185 were purchased for the Rockville High School football team. We provided home, food, and clothing for a burned out family. Sponsored a boy's football team and a Boy Scout Athletic Banquet.

Underprivileged Child committee provided transportation for 32 children to circus; pledged two pair of glasses per month to the eye clinic; sent $25 to Maryland School for the Blind; presented 15 layettes to Montgomery County Lay Council at a cost of $75; donated 15 Christmas baskets to needy families; presented food, clothes, and some housing to 63 families; paid bill for morning milk for needy children at the Potomac Elementary School for the past year and donated a wheel chair to the Rockville Public Health department.

Public and Business Affairs helped in forming of the Citizenship Planning Committee. We also conducted a campaign on "Get out the Vote." We purchased an adult-sized whirlpool bath for Psychotherapy patients of the Christ Child Home. Its initial cost is $1000.00.

Agriculture and Conservation raised $500 to underprivileged children from a dance at the Gaithersburg Agriculture center.

Support of Churches in Their Spiritual Aims assisted in St. Mary's Church Carnival and assisted in the production of a Christmas play at Potomac Methodist church.

1952
President Stephen M. Jones MD, Secretary Louis L. Grossman
Membership Jan 1 - 39, Attendance 84%

1953
President Alvin I. Kay MD, Secretary James H. Jones
Membership Jan 1 - 37, Attendance 92%

1954
President William K. Copenhaver, SecretaryAlvin F. X. Dunham
Membership Jan 1 - 44, Attendance 99%

1955
President Peyton (Doc) Mannar, Secretary Jack Worsham
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 79%

1956
President ?, Secretary ?

1957
President Charles R. Durbin, Secretary Lewis R. Roberts

1958
PresidentWilliam J. Talbott, Secretary Louis L. Grossman

1959
President Robert K. Maddox, Secretary ?

1960
President Lewis Ross Roberts, Secretary ?

1961
President Louis L. Groosman, Secretary Lewis Ross Roberts

1962
President Wlater J. O' Connor, Secretary Louis L. Grossman

1963
President Vernon H. Miller, Secretary Jack Drew

1964
President James N. Kinsel, Secretaty John O. Drew

1965
President John O. Drew, Secretary Thomas J. Walker

1966
President Raymond C. LeBlanc, Secretary richard L. Allen

1967
No listing in KI Directory

1968
PresidentJack Lloyd, Secretary Willis H. Briddell

1969
President Lester B. Dutton, Secretary Willis H. Briddell

1969 - 1970
President Willis H. Briddell, Secretary Roger W. Anderson

1970 - 1971
President Arthur J. Fresman, Secretary Roger L. Anderson

1971 - 1972
President Charles W. North Jr, Secretary FRancis E. Gobes

1972 - 1973
President Francis E. Gobes, Secretary Douglas A. Nemier

1973 - 1974
President John A. O'Brian, Secretary Richard S. Ehrlich

1974 - 1975
President Arthur L. Thomas, Secretary G. Edward Hemby
Co Sponsor Montgomery Village Gaithersburg Club

1975 - 1976
President Douglas A. Nemier, Secretary James C. Lee

1976 - 1977
Division 1 West
President Richard S. Ehrlich, Secretary Stanley F. Miller

1977 - 1978
Division 17
President Stanley F. Miller Jr, Secretary Eldon Durscher

1978 - 1979
President William I. Gouker Jr, Secretary Michael S. Parent

1979 - 1980
President Robert M. Stewart, Secretary Preston E. McNall

1980 - 1981
President Michael S. Parent, Secretary Maurice S. Ward

1981 - 1982
President Maurice S. Ward, Secretary George N. Lipscomb
Co-Sponsor Olney Club
LG Stanley F. Miller Jr

1982 - 1983
President Donald A. Kettlestrings, Secretary Karl K. King

1983 - 1984
President Kertner K. King, Secreary Larry Cunnick

1984 - 1985
President Eldon Durschler, Secretary Richard H. Kehr
LG Douglas A. Nemier

1985 - 1986
President Lawrence E. Cunnick, Secretary Richard C. Harrison

1986 - 1987
President Richard C. Harrison, Secretary James R. Clifford

1987 - 1988
President John G. Tyner II, Secretary Michael J. Honig

1988 - 1989
President Donald W. Biscoe, Secretary Richard H. Kehr

1989 - 1990
President Michael J. Honig, Secretary Dona Beane

1990 - 1991
President Dana Beane, Secretary Carol T. Cohen
LG Richard C. Harrison

1991 - 1992
President Coleman L. White, Secretary Howard Silberstein

1992 - 1993
President Carol T. Chohen, Secretary Lois W. Steinc
LG John G. Tyner II

1993 - 1994
President Howard Silberstein, Secretary Lois W. Steine

1994 - 1995
President Bernice G. Grossman, Secretary Steve Palance

1995 - 1996
President Sheldon Sacks, Secretary Steven M. Palance

1996 - 1997
President H. Paul Sheets, Secrtary Lois W. Steinc
LG Bernice G. Grossman

1997 - 1998
President Ruth Hanessian, Secretary Lois W. Steinc

1998 - 1999
President Alban T. Mclsaac, Secretary Leonard Schreiber

1999 - 2000
President Bill Stabler, Secretary Charles H. Wilkinson Jr
LG H. Paul Sheets

2000 - 2001
President Cornelius L. Mhley, Secretary Lois W. Steinc
Governor John G. Tyner II

2001 - 2002
President Charles R. Wilkinson Jr, Secretary Lois W. Steinc
Membership Oct 1 - 33, Attendance 65%

Year End: 148 Projects, 1535 Service Hours, $ 9 Spent, 43 Interclubs.

2002 - 2003
President Leonard Schrieber, Secretary George E. Sauer
Membership Oct 1 - 35, Attendance 58%
Governor John G. Tyner II (filled unexpired term)
LG Bill Stabler
Co Sponsor Montgomery Village Club

Year End: 79 Projects, 213 Service Hours, $940 Spent, 18 Interclubs

2003 - 2004
President Sheldon Sacks, Secretary Lois W. Steinc
Membership Oct 1 - 37, Attendance 45%
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: 159 Projects, 1139 Service Hours, $1080 Spent, 23 Interclubs

2004 - 2005
President John Gilfritch, Secretary Lois W. Steinc
Membership Oct 1 - 41, Attendance 46%
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center
Distinguished Club Award
Website Contest Award

(From E-Builder, Nov 2004) First chartered on Dec. 11, 1955 (and rechartered 3 times since), the Richard Montgomery High School Key Club held its charter presentation the way the Key Clubbers wanted to - with an ice cream social on October 26, 2004. Sponsoring Rockville Kiwanians John Gilfrich, Tom McIasaac, Bill Stabler, Phyllis Marcuccio, Ruth Hanessian, George Sauer, John Tyner, and Maury Ward attending the celebration to congratuale the 39 charter members and to be sure that the ice cream met Kiwanis standards.

Contributed $500 to Tsunami Relief Effort.

Year End: 102 Projects, 952 Service Hours, $1,843 Spent, 12 Interclubs

2005 - 2006
Potomac Region
President Tracy Bush, Secretary Barbara J. Leurig
Membership Oct 1 - 42, Attendance 43%
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: 74 Projects, 483 Service Hours, $1,049 Spent, 9 Interclubs

2006 - 2007
President Elizabeth Homan, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 37, Attendance 41%
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: 105 Projects, 180 Service Hours, $1068 Spent, 17 Interclubs

2007 - 2008
President Barbara Leurig, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 35, Attendance %
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: Projects, Service Hours, $ Spent, Interclubs

2008 - 2009
President John Tyner II, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 32, Attendance 44%
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: 58 Projects, 293 Service Hours, $25 Spent, 15 Interclubs

2009 - 2010
President John Tyner II, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 37, Attendance 38%
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: 39 Projects, 307 Service Hours, $575 Spent, 10 Interclubs, $2483 CD Foundation

2010 - 2011
President Stacey D. Miller, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 38
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center

Year End: 40 Projects, 328 Service Hours, $1115 Spent, 14 Interclubs, $276 CD Foundation

2011 - 2012
President Stacy D. Miller, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 45
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Rockville Campus Center
District Trustee John Tyner II

2012 - 2013
President Georgia Eaves, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 46
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Campus Center
District Trustee John Tyner II

2013 - 2014
New Division 3, National Capital Region

President Georgia Eaves, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 47
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Campus Center
District Trustee John Tyner II

2014 - 2015
President Stacey D. Miller, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 39
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Campus Center

2015 - 2016
President Kenneth J. Watter, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 28
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Campus Center

LG Stacey D. Miller

2016 - 2017
President Kenneth Watter, Secretary Miriam Gandell
Membership Oct 1 - 27
Meet TH 7:30 AM Montgomery College Campus Center

LG Stacey D. Miller