Kiwanis Club of Springtime City Celebrates 54th Charter Night
Christy Flees was recently installed as President of the Kiwanis Club of Springtime City in Clearwater. The installation was performed by Lt. Governor of Upper Pinellas Brendan O'Connor during the club's 54th Annual Charter Night Dinner on Thursday, September 30, at the Clearwater Country Club. Also installed were President Elect Frank LaMagna, Vice President David Browder, Treasurer Kay Skelton, and Secretary Jim Ewbank.
In addition, the following members will serve on the club's board of directors: Brad Badger, Tom Hanley, Cindy Isaac, Daryl Waterman, Doug Williams, and Naomi Williams.
The immediate past president is Dale Tindall. He will continue to serve on the club board for the next year. The following members received their Legion of Honor Award: Pete Taylor - 30 Years, Dr. Nolan Allen - 35 years, and Calvin Wyatt - 50 Years.
Kay Skelton was awarded the club's 2009-10 Kiwanian of the Year for her Leadership within Club Administration and numerous Community Service, Youth Services & Young Children - Priority One service projects.
Joe Turner, the only remaining Charter member, received the club's framed charter document from Dale Tindall and then passed it to Christy Flees. Joe stated, "54 Years in Kiwanis was not ill spent. I am appreciative of all the friends I have accumulated over the years and participation in the projects of Springtime City Kiwanis in our community." The club service activities have included the 17th annual free Children's Health Fair, college scholarships for CHS graduating seniors, many school programs from Headstart through High School, 48th Annual Ed Wells, Jr. Kiwanis Invitational Track Meet, and holiday gifts to children identified by Isaiah's Inn. In addition, volunteer support and direct donations to organizations that benefit children and youth in the Clearwater area.
For more information, visit the club's website at www.kiwanis.org/club/springtimecity.
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