Captial District Kiwanis History

CLUBS, Divisions, Regions, Links, Leadership, People

KIWANIS CLUB OF TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND
Organized April 19, 1939. Chartered May 24, 1939.
Sponsor Westminster, MD
was Division 6 now Division 9
Mason Dixon Region
Key #02291
65th District Club
Population (1939) 938
Resigned Charter 2006 - 2007

1939
(Volume 5)
Division 6
President Georg E. Dodrer, Secretary Rev. Irvin N. Morris
Membership April 19 - 26, Attendance 71%

Joined with other Kiwanis clubs in the neighborhood sponsoring tile Salvation Army Camp. It sent a boy to camp for 10 days for needed dental work for underprivileged children. Gave a Christmas dinner turkey and everything to 25 underprivileged children, gave each a present, and took them to the movies after that.

Contribution cash to the community playground which had been organized to take care of approximatelv 75 children. It is the intention of the club to see that the playground is continued through the year.

Set up road signs on the highways leading into the town. Naturally a large number of the programs were given over to instruction in Kiwanis, chiefly under the sponsorship of nearby clubs..

The Westminster club put on several illustrative programs and the club went twice to Westminster to see how that club carried on its own work. Received the plaque from Towson and delivered it to Salisbury. The Charter Night on May 24 was an inter club Ladies' Night at which the neighboring clubs presented banners, flags, and so on.

For entertainment the club had a stunt night and a Ladies' Night. It was visited bY the Lieutenant Governor, the District Governor, a Field Representative from the International office, and had representatives at theTraining School for Club Officers.

1940
President E. Elwood Baunigardner, Secretary Alfred T. Sutcliffe
Membership Jan 1 – 23, Attendance 81%

The club aided in locating children who had not been ini'llunized to diplitheria, took care of dental work where needed, gave $12 to the Save a Child Committee for Foreign Children, sent several boys to Camp Misty Mount, and gave a Christmas supper to 50 children with qifts and entertainment.

The club gave a program on Scouting and interested the Scouts in gathering and repairing broken toys to be given to underprivileged at Christmas time. Contributed $5 to the playground. The club took part in organizing 4 H clubs.

Sent delegations to Annapolis, Baltimore, to Westminster on the celebration of Maryland Day, to the Charter Night of Ellicott City, and took the plaque to North Baltimore, Host to an interclub meeting at which 8 other clubs were represented on the anniversary of its Charter Night. Had a joint meeting with Rotary, and a Ladies' Night with ladies in charge of the program. Had several Kiwanis Education meetings. Was represented at International or District meetings.

1941
President Harry Moliney, Secretary Alfred T. Sutcliffe
Membership Jan 1 - 28, Attendance 80%

The club put on a Minstrel Show to make nionev for its coninmuitN, work. It invited the other civic clubs to join with it in making the trip to a nearby Orphanage and giving a party to the children. It also gave a Christmas partv for underprivileged children at Christmas time.

The club was represented at the Charter Night Anniversary inter club meeting of the Westminster club, visited Westminster three times, Reisterstown once, and entertained visiting Kiwanians froin six clubs in the not too distant area.

It had two outings with Westminster, a Halloween party, a Valentine party, and two other Ladies' Nights, at one of which the ladies were in charge of the program. It also invited the local teachers to one irleeting.

The club was represented at the International and District Conventions, and the Training School for Club Officers.

1942
President Robert Smith, Secretary Alfred T. Sutcliffc
Membership Jan 1 – 29, Attendance 89%

The club arranged a special program at the Orphanage. Financed dental work for underprivileged children, gave a Christmas party, and distributed baskets of food to indigent families.

Sponsored Boy Scout work, had a program by Scouts illustrating some of their activities, and worked for getting a county supervisor for Scout work.

At a Farmers' program a well known speaker was brought to discuss farm problems, and a chicken raising project was started with members of the 4 H club. This, however, could not be continued because of Selective Service taking so many 4 H boys.

The club visited Westminster, Pikesville, and Baltimore. Members of other clubs were ifl attendance at a number of the regular meetings of the club but no record of them was kept.

Was not represented at any District or International meetings. At the end of the year 3 members of the club were in rmlitary service.

1943
President Thomas H. Legg, Secretary Alfred T. Sutcliffe
Mernbership Jan 1 – 30, Attendance 78%

The club arranged to have an outstanding student from some high school in the county to attend the rneetings, the club for one month, rotating this feature to include all the schools. The club had several programs on Scouting, and entertained Scouts on two occasions. On one occasion, two troops were present.

Individual members of the clulb on various occasions visited Westminster, Hagerstown, and Baltimore clubs.

The club had three Ladies' Nights and one Novelty Night.

A number of programs on Kiwanis Education were given, Kiwanis Anniversary was celebrated, and the club was represented at the District Convention. At the close of the year five of its members were in the armed forces.

1944
(Volume 6)
President Clyde Hesson, Secretary Samuel E. Breth
Membership Jan 1 - 33, Attendance 87%

1945
President Raymond K. Wright, Secretary Guy P. Bready
Membership Jan 1 - 30, Attendance 100%

1946
President E. H. Essig, Secretary Guy P. Bready
Membership Jan 1 - 36, Attendance 89%

1947
President Samuel E. Breth, Secretary Guy P. Bready
Membership Jan 1 - 38, Attendance 87%

1948
Division 9
President George L. Harner, Secretary Robert W. Smith
Membership Jan 1 - 36, Attendance 92%

1949
President John H. Skiles, Secretary Robert W. Smith
Membership Jan 1 - 38, Attendance 95%

1950
President L. E. Crumpacker, Secretary Miles S. Reifsnyder
Membership Jan 1 - 38, Attendance 93%

1951
(Volume 7)
President David Smith, Secretary Miles S. Reifsnyder
Membership Jan 1 - 36, Attendance 91%
District Historian Miles S. Reifsnyder

1952
President Howell B. Boyer, Secretary Miles S. Reifsnyder
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 83%

District Historian Miles S. Reifsnyder

1953
President J. Norman Graham, Secretary Miles S. Reifsnyder
Membership Jan 1 - 40, Attendance 90%

District Historian Miles S. Reifsnyder

1954
President Edward Reid, Secretary Miles S. Reifsnyder
Membership Jan 1 - 39, Attendance 84%

District Historian Miles S. Reifsnyder

1955
President Harman Albaugh, Secretary Miles S. Reifsnyder
Membership Jan 1 - 39, Attendance 85%

District Historian Miles S. Reifsnyder

1956
President ?, Secretary Rev. Miles S. Reifsnyder
LG J. Norman Graham

1957
President Edward Howarth, Secretary Rev. Miles S. Reifsnyder

1958
President Ned C. Musser, Secretary Rev. Miles S. Reifsnyder

1959
President Geroge W. Crouse, Secretary Rev. Miles S. Reifsnyder

1960
President Thomas Albaugh, Secretary Rev. Miles S. Reifsnyder

1961
President Robert C. Neal, Secretary J. Norman Graham

1962
President Leonard Reifsnider, Secretary J. Norman Graham

1963
President Poliver Leakins, Secretary J. Norman Graham

1964
President Paul M. Morelock, Secretary J. Norman Graham

1965
President Edmund J. Nusbaum, Secretary Oliver T. Leakins

1966
President J. Norman Graham, Secretary Oliver T. Leakins

1967
President

1968
President Stuart C. Peterson, Secretary Oliver T. Leakins

1969
President Paul E. Myers, Secretary D. Leanoard Reifsnider

1969 - 1970
President Paul E Myers, Secretary D. Leonard Reifsnider

1970 - 1971
President Kenneth B. Repass, Secretary D. Leonard Reifsnider

1971 - 1972
President Robert Peters, Secretary D. Leonard Reifsnider

1972 - 1973
President Richard G. Feeser, Secretary John H. Skiles
Sponsor Walkersville Club

1973 - 1974
President Kenneth Fields Jr, Secretary John H. Skiles
Sponsor Thurmont Club

1974 - 1975
President Ellsworth R. Feeser, Secretary John H. Skiles
LG Richard G. Feeser

1975 - 1976
President Robert M. Peters, Secretary John H. Skiles

1976 - 1977
Division 9 East
President Richard G. Feeser, Secretary Jorhn H. Skiles

1977 - 1978
President William T. Boyd, Secretary Jorhn H. Skiles

1978 - 1979
Division 9
President Wayne G. Gracey, Secretary Jorhn H. Skiles

1979 - 1980
President William Archibald, Secretary Jorhn H. Skiles

1980 - 1981
President David B. reasner III, Secretary Jorhn H. Skiles

1981 - 1982
President David B. Reasner III, Secretary Richard G. Feeser

1982 - 1983
President Thomas W. Harford, Secretary Richard G. Feeser
LG William T. Boyd

1983 - 1984
President Edward M. Brown, Secretary Thomas W. Harford

1984 - 1985
President Ellsworth R. Feeser, Secretary Thomas W. Harford

1985 - 1986
President John G. Olyarnik, Secretary Thomas W. Harford

1986 - 1987
President Henry H. Alexander, Secretary Thomas W. Harford
Governor Richard G. Feeser

1987 - 1988
President John Kirk, Secretary Thomas W. Harford

1988 - 1989
President Richard G. Feeser, Secretary Thomas W. Harford

1989 - 1990
President Roger A. Diehl, Secretary Thomas W. Harford

1990 - 1991
President Gary S. Ehlers, Secretary Richard G. Feeser

1991 - 1992
President Robert M. Peters, Secretary Tina M. Waldridge

1992 - 1993
President Joseph Everly, Secretary Pat A. Feeser
Membership Oct 1 - 20

1993 - 1994
President Gary C. Smith, Secretary Pat A. Feeser
Membership Oct 1 - 18
LG Roger A. Diehl

1994 - 1995
President Gary C. Smith, Secretary Pat A. Feeser
Membership Oct 1 - 22

1995 - 1996
President Norman J. Graham, Secretary Reda Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 22

1996 - 1997
President David E. Wantz, Secretary Reda L. Smith
Membership Oct 1 - 24

1997 - 1998
President M. Virginia Fair, Secretary Russel Henry Lockerbill Jr
Membership Oct 1 - 21

1998 - 1999
President Donald Shantz, Secretary ?
Membership Oct 1 - 26

1999 - 2000
President Roger A. Diehl, Secretary Joe Everly
Membership Oct 1 - 23

2000 - 2001
President Roger A. Diehl, Secretary Virginia M. Fair
Membership Oct 1 - 26

2001 - 2002
President Marty Fair, Secretary Virginia M. Fair
Membership Oct. 1 - 20, Attendance 61%

Year End: 82 Projects Completed, 289 Service Hours, $3161 Spent, 13 Interclubs

2002 - 2003
President Charles S. Diehl Jr, Secretary Virginia M. Fair
Membership Oct 1 - 19, Attendance 18%
LG M. Virginia Fair

Year End: 30 Projects Completed, 90 Service Hours, $2100 Spent, 4 Interclubs

2003 - 2004
President Joe Everly, Secretary M. Virginia Fair
Membership Oct 1 - 19, Attendance 60%
Meet TH 6:30 PM Thunderhead Bowling Alley

Year End: 16 Projects Completed, 179 Service Hours, $3,819 Spent, 10 Interclubs

2004 - 2005
President Joe Everly, Secretary M. Virginia Fair
Membership Oct 1 - 13, Attendance 73%
Meet TH 6:30 PM Thunderhead Bowling Alley

Contributed $300 to Tsunami Relief Effort.

Year End: 10 Projects Completed, 903 Service Hours, $1,540 Spent, 7 Interclubs

2005 - 2006
Mason Dixon Region
President Donna Ohler, Secretary M. Virginia Fair
Membership Oct 1 - 12, Attendance 54%
Meet TH 6:30 PM Taneytown Senior Center
Distinquished Club Award

Year End: 16 Projects Completed, 275 Service Hours, $3,415 Spent, 13 Interclubs

2006 - 2007
President Donna Ohler, Secretary Joe Everly
Membership Oct 1 - 18, Attendance %
Meet TH 6:30 PM Taneytown Senior Center
Resigned Charter