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KIWANIS CLUB OF SOUTHSIDE NORFOLK VA
Formally South Norfolk
Organized October 14 1927 Chartered November 25 1927
Key #01698 47th District Club
Sponsors Norfolk | Portsmouth
Divisions 04 13
Name changed 1963 to Chesapeake

1936
Division 04
President Daniel C. George, Secretary Guy R. Beale
Membership Jan 1 - 22, Attendance 65%

The club had programs on Boy Scout Work, Boys' Club Work, The Soldiers' Bonus, The Townsend Act, and The Community Fund. Held a Ladies Night.

Visited Norfolk twice, one of these visits carrying the Golden Rule to Norfolk.

It had two Programs on Kiwanis Education, entertained the LG and celebrated US - Canada Week.

1937
President J. R. Sears, Secretary Guy W. Beale
Membership Jan 1 - 24, Attendance 82%

Program on Underprivileged Child Work. Had a program on the Boy Scouts, and gave financial assistance to baseball team of the Boys Club and to the high school annual.

Host to Hampton and visited Norfolk.

Entertained the District Governor and the LTG, was represented at the District Convention and had one 100% meeting.

1938
(Volume 5)
President H. G. Privott, Secretary Guy R. Peale
Membership Jan 1 - 29, Attendance 79%

Sponsored a show to raise funds each member attended. The club was entertained by one of its members on two occasions, and the inone v saved bv this means was donated to tile Norfolk Joy Fund. Contributed $10 to the Community Fund, $50 to the Camp Milk Fund and sent 20 boys and girls to 6-week Camp and at Christmas each member filled a Kiddy bag and delivered it.

Donated a typewriter to one of the schools for the use of pupils. The club worked on the project of having the Berkeley Bridge made a toll-free bridge.

Entertained the LG and was represented at the MidWinter Conference and District Convention.

1939
President, C. Fairfield Whitley, Secretary Guy R. Beale
Membership Jan 1 – 33, Attendance 80%

Contributed $50 to Camp Kiwanis, the camp for underprivileged children which is run annually by the Norfolk club, and furnished through the generosity of 2 members milk and ice to the camp during its 2 month session. It omitted 2 dinner meetings and gave the price of the dinners to the Norfolk Joy Fund. Contributed $25 to the local Scout troop.

Sent a delegation to an interclub at Hampton and was host to the Hopewell club on which occasion Hopewell put on the program.

The club was visited by the LG and the International Secretary. Some programs on Kiwanis Education, and the club was represented at the District Convention.

1940
President D. Straughn Mann, Secretary Guy R. Beale
Membership Jan 1 - 30, Attendance 78%

Selected 7 boys and 7 girls, gave them medical examinations, and sent them to camp for a two week period each at a cost of $150.

On Boys' Night each member invited a boy as guest for dinner. Twenty five boys were present and each was given a prize. Contributed $33 to the Norfolk joy Fund, and distributed 30 Kiddie Bags for Christmas.

Sponsored a Boy Scout troop for a number of years, and this year contributed $25.

A delegation from Hopewell brought the plaque, which the club later delivered to Newport News. For sociability and recreation the club held a Ladies' Night, an old time spelling bee, and a dance. Lieutenant Governor visited the club, which was represented at the Mid Winter Conference, the District Convention, and the Training School for Club Officers.

1941
President W. B. Dawley, Secretary Guy R. Beale
Membership Jan 1 - 29, Attendance 80%

A Boy Scout program was held at which Troop 54 was entertained for dinner On the occasion of the annual presentation of their charter, and a contribution of $25.00 was made to the Troop.

Sent a large delegation to the inter club meeting of the clubs in the immediate neighborhood. Was visited by the District Governor and LG, and was represented at the District Convention.

1942
President Herman G. Phillips, Secretary Guy R. Beale
Membership Jan 1 – 24, Attendance 82%

Contributed $34 to the Norfolk joy Fund. It had two programs devoted to Scouting, one of which was put on by the Scout Troop. Gave $25 to the Troop.

Two programs on Vocational Guidance were given.

Realizing the need for a casualty and first aid station on the Southside, raised $2,000, bought an ambulance, equipped a casualty station, complete with operating equipment, first aid and beds for 50 patients, also equipped two first aid stations in adjoining communities, and in addition to the above, purchased a piece of equipment for one of the local hospitals at a cost of $500 to be used in the clinic for the underprivileged.

Host to a delegation from Hampton on the occasion of the visit of the LG. The president and his wife represented the club at the Norfolk Ladies' Night. Was represented at the Mid Winter Conference, the District Convention, and the Training School for Club Officers.

1943
President Clarence J. Sykes, Secretary Flagg P. Corner
Membership Jan 1 - 22, Attendance 82%

Contributed $15 to the South Norfolk Joy Fund, and the same amount to the Norfolk Joy Fund. Continued to sponsor the Boy Scout Troop, contributing $23 to its support. Two programs were given by the Scout leader and the boys at the times the troop was entertained, and at one of those meetings four Eagle Scouts were in attendance. The club contributed $20 towards the Berkley PTA Mayground.

Two pure bred Hampshire hogs were presented to two boys for breeding purposes and they raised a litter of 16 pigs.

The casualty station equipped by the club (luring the last year was continued in operation, expenses being borne by the club. Contributed $30 to the United War Fund and $25 to the Red Cross. Members were encouraged to have Victory Gardens.

Four members made their attendance at the meetings of other clubs and a number of visiting Kiwanians made their attendance at our regular meeting.

Was visited by the LG, and was represented at the Mid Winter Conference, the District Convention, and the Training School for Club Officers.

1944
(Volume 6)
President Guy R. Beale, Secretary Flagg P. Corner
Membership Jan 1 - 25, Attendance 89%

1945
President Malcolm H. Todd, Secretary Flagg P. Corner
Membership Jan 1 - 22, Attendance 80%

1946
President J. C. Chamblin, Secretary E. Clyde Savage Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 24, Attendance 78%

1947
President Flagg P. Corner, Secretary E. Clyde Savage Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 22, Attendance 89%

1948
President Pemroke D. Barlow Jr, Secretary E. Clyde Savage Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 21, Attendance 84%

1949
President Jerry G. Bray Jr, Secretary E. Clyde Savage Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 21, Attendance 85%

1950
President M. M. Gregory, Secretary E. Clyde Savage Jr
Membership Jan 1 - 15, Attendance 87%

1951
(Volume 7)
President John M. Crowder, Secretary Raymond M. Morgan
Membership Jan 1 - 27, Attendance 91%

1952
Division 13
President Frank M. Wood, Secretary Raymond M. Morgan
Membership Jan 1 - 27, Attendance 91%

1953
Division 13
President Harvey M. Williams, Secretary Raymond M. Morgan
Membership Jan 1 - 27, Attendance 89%

LG P. D. Barlow Jr

1954
President Paul Kagey, Secretary Raymond M. Morgan
Membership Jan 1 - 54, Attendance 88%

1955
President Harry Moore, Secretary Raymond M. Morgan
Membership Jan 1 - 23, Attendance 91%

1956
President ?, Secretary ?

1957
President Raymond M. Morgan, Secretary Harvey M. Williams

1958
President Harvey M. Williams, Secretary E. Clyde Savage Jr

1959
President Arnold Yates, Secretary Raymond M. Morgan

1960
President Daniel W. Lindsey Jr, Secretary Harvey McD Williams

1961
President Ernest L. Sutton, Secretary Harvey McD. Williams

1962
President Monford M. Gregory Jr.

1963
President Cameron L. Cantrell, Secretary Harvey William
Changed to Chesapeake