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KIWANIS CLUB OF SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND
New Name Wheaton-Silver Spring
Organized March 13, 1948. Chartered May 25, 1948.
Sponsor Bethesda, MD
was Division 1 now Division 17
Potomac Region
Key #03118
97th District Club
Population (1948) 7,500
New Name Wheaton-Silver Spring 2005 - 2006

1948
(Volume 6)
President Jesse F. Nicholson, Secretary Newell B. McDevitt
Membership Jan 1 - 47, Attendance 85%

1949
President Charles M. Marsteller, Secretary Ted Wisner
Membership Jan 1 - 39, Attendance 76%

1950
President Edwin V. Fineran, Secretary Ted Wisner
Membership Jan 1 - , Attendance %

1951
(Volume 7)
President Phillip C. Edwards. Secretary Stephen J. Ryan
Membership January 1 - 47; Attendance 85%

Kiwanis Administration participated in 18 inter-club visits to other Kiwanis clubs with 117 members traveling 1320 miles one way. Visited by 6 Kiwanis clubs with 39 members traveling 42 miles one way. Social events: Anniversary dinner Square dance, Father and Daughter day, beach party, family night, Father and Son day, ladies day, and Christmas party. 7 new members were inducted with a 9% increase and held 90 committee meetings.

Boys and Girls work equipped and sponsored a 100 lb. football team. Sent 300 picture books to the children’s hospital, and had a representative at each monthly meeting of the Juvenile Court meeting. Presented a scholarship to Montgomery junior college for a deserving girl.

Underprivileged Child provided funds for the operation oil the eye of a Chinese boy, delivered clothing to needy families, paid 2 weeks housing for a family found living in a car, sent infant clothing to 6 babies, and provided a boy with defective eye sight the proper treatment.

Public and Business Affairs participated in the blood donor campaign, helped organize a community camera club and participated in clothing for Korea drive.

1952
President Peter M. Lombard M.D, Secretary Stephen J. Ryan
Membership Jan 1 - 69, Attendance 81%

Sponsor Takoma Langley Park Club

1953
President George I. Shefts, Secretary C. E. Browning Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 61, Attendance 91%

LG Peter N. Lombard

1954 (No entry in Volume 7)
President ?, Secretary ?

1955
President Clarence E. Browning Jr, Secretary John A. Spinelli
Membership Jan 1 - 74, Attendance 86%

1956
President ?, Secretary ?

1957
President James R. King, Secretary Clarence E. Browning, Jr.

1958
President Plummer M. Shearin, Secretary Clarence E. Browning, Jr.
Governor Dr. Peter N. Lombard

1959
President Dr. John A. Spinell, Secretary John P. Hewitt

1960
President Carl Fredricks, Secretary Robert T. Mangum
LG Clarence E. Browning

1961
President Harland F. Brownfield, Secretary Clarence E. Browning, Jr.

1962
President John P. Hewitt, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1963
President Thomas G. Owen, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1964
President A. Wayne Braden, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1965
President L. Kennard Rhodes, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1966
President Tom B. Thatcher, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1967
President Jerome S. Barry, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1968
President Marvin A. Gardner, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1969
President Robert C. Cassidy, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1969 - 1970
President William E. Coyle, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1970 - 1971
President Edwin Collier, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield
LG William E. Coyle

1971 - 1972
President James D. Newton, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1972 - 1973
President R. Bruce Thompson, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1973 - 1974
President Rev Robert E. Marston, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1974 - 1975
President John D. Ruffcorn, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1975 - 1976
President Robert C. Maddox, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1976 - 1977
Division 1 West
President Alfred M. Schrider, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield
District Secretary Ellis H. Stroup

1977 - 1978
Division 17
President William E. Thompson, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1978 - 1979
President Joseph E. Zeis, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1979 - 1980
President John A. Dean, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1980 - 1981
President Philip R. Lamb, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield
LG Joseph E. Zeis

1981 - 1982
President Robert A. Medbery, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield
District Chair Fund Raising Joseph E. Zeis

1982 - 1983
President Samuel L. Myers, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1983 - 1984
President Dr. Thomas G. Robinson, Secretary Harland F. Brownfield

1984 - 1985
President Richard W. Stroup, Secretary Clarence E. Browning

1985 - 1986
President James D. Newton, Secretary Neil A. Crichton

1986 - 1987
President R A Kippatrick, Secretary Neil A. Crichton

1987 - 1988
President Oscar W. Agee, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1988 - 1989
President Jerome S. Barry, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1989 - 1990
President Steven E. Robinson, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1990 - 1991
President Steven E. Robinson, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1991 - 1992
President Joesph E. Zeis, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1992 - 1993
President Gary L. Robinson, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1993 - 1994
President Douglas Henne, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1994 - 1995
President Douglas Henne, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1995 - 1996
President Philip D.. Rinaldi, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1996 - 1997
President Philip D. Rinaldi, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1997 - 1998
President Robert A. Medbery, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1998 - 1999
President ? Secretary Joseph A. Smith

1999 - 2000
President Joseph E. Zeis, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

2000 - 2001
President Joseph E. Zeis, Secretary Joseph A. Smith

2001 - 2002
President Joseph E. Zeis, Secretary Joseph A. Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 17, Attendance 86%

Year End: 43 Completed Projects, 2 Sevice Hours, $4221 Spent, 2 Interclubs.

2002 - 2003
President Joseph E. Zeis, Secretary Joseph A. Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 16, Attendance 88%

Year End: 40 Completed Projects, 5 Service Hours, $3316 Spent, 2 Interclubs

2003 - 2004
President Joseph Zeis, Secretary Joseph A. Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 16, Attendance 84%
Meet TU 12:15 PM Knights of Columbus Hall

Year End: 31 Projects Completed, 2 Service Hours, $4493 Spent, 0 Interclubs

2004 - 2005
President Robert Medberry, Secretary Joseph A. Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 14, Attendance 87%
Meet TU 12:15 PM Knights of Columbus Hall

Year End: 32 Projects Completed, 36 Service Hours, $2,793 Spent, 12 Interclubs

2005 - 2006
Potomac Region
President Robert A. Medberry, Secretary Joseph A. Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 15, Attendance 71%
Meet TU 12:15 PM Knights of Columbus Hall
Resign Charter 2005-06
New Name Wheaton-Silver Spring

Year End: 6 Projects Completed, 0 Service Hours, $371 Spent, 2 Interclubs