Civic Organizations

  • Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013 6:11 p.m.
    UPDATED: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:53 a.m.

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CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS



CIVITAN



Faith Civitan

7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Faith Legion Building; meal served. Guests welcome. For anyone 18 years+ with application and approval by board of directors • • To serve the community, provide opportunities for fellowship, increase members’ knowledge. Civitans seek experiences that build character, provide life direction, foster leadership development, recognition • • Wayne Mosher 704-279-6333.

Granite Quarry Civitan

7 p.m. first and third Thursdays dinner meeting held at the Legion Building in Granite Quarry • • 704-636-1467, gqcivitan@bellsouth.net • • www.facebook.com/GQCivitan

Rockwell Civitan

7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays. Immanuel Lutheran Church fellowship hall, dinner served by Sue Choat and other Civitan Members, followed by speakers • • Kim Sheeks, president, 704-642-2776, hatwoman@charlotte. twcbc.com

Salisbury Civitan

12:10 p.m buffet lunch; 12:45 p.m. program/speaker, Thursdays, Country Club of Salisbury • • Jennings Nelson, president, 704-637-6011, 704-798-0373, jennings@cfparks.com, www.civitans.com, facebook

Spencer Civitan

Membership meeting 7 p.m. third Thursdays, educational building, Spencer Presbyterian Church, 111 First St. • • Board of directors meeting and lunch 11:45 a.m. second Tuesdays (location announced at membership meeting and in newsletter) • • Joe Wilburn, president, 704-637-0693 • Buddy Gettys, vice president, bgettys468@aol.com

Summit Civitan

6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, Blue Bay, Statesville Blvd. • • Dutch treat dinner, program/ speaker. Club involved in many projects • • Wayne Mullis, w.smullis@yahoo.com or 704-633-1081.

Woodleaf Civitan

7 p.m. first Thursdays, Unity Presbyterian Church • • Dinner precedes the program • • Rev. Phil Hagen, president, 704-326-5108.

JAYCEES



Spencer Jaycees

First and third Wednesdays, clubhouse behind 8th Street ballpark in Spencer • • Must be between 21 and 40 and interested in community service work • • Melissa Johnston, 704-433-0439.

KIWANIS



Salisbury Kiwanis

Noon-1 p.m. Fridays, Salisbury Country Club • • Jerry Lawson, secretary, 704-633-0607, www.kiwanisclubofsalisburync.org

LIONS



Cleveland Lions

7 p.m. dinner meeting first and third Mondays, Lions Den, Cemetery St. • • Ongoing: Providing service and assistance to the blind, visually impaired, deaf; collecting eye glasses and hearing aids for recycling; selling brooms; assisting with VAMC bingo; conducting community Christmas parade; providing scholarships to two West Rowan seniors • • Locke Steele, president, 704-278-2828.

Franklin-Ellis Lions

7 p.m. business meeting second Tuesdays, dinner meeting fourth Tuesdays, Franklin-Ellis Lions Den, Community Center Service Road, behind Rowan Memorial Park, Highway 601 North • • Ongoing: Collecting eyeglasses and hearing aids for recycling; brooms delivered to homes • • Earl Sides, 704-636-7979.

Gold Hill Lions

7 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Russell-Rufty Shelter, Gold Hill Park, St. Stephens Church Road, Historic Gold Hill • • Ongoing: Morgan Elementary School Citizen of the Quarter Awards, eye glasses and hearing aid recycling, provide a week of camping for visually impaired at Camp Dogwood at Lake Norman, assist with bingo party for Hefner VA Medical Center veterans • • Elizabeth Rummage, president, 704-634-8003, eandmrummage @msn.com

Landis Lions

6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, dinner meeting, War Memorial, N. Central Ave., Landis • • W.R. Ramseur, 704-857-2883, 1207 Poplar St., Landis 28088.

Mocksville Lions

First and third Thursdays, St. Francis of Assisi, 862 Yadkinville Road. 6 p.m. board, 7 p.m. general meeting, open to public • • Monthly project: free diabetes screening and blood pressure checks, Foster Drug Co., 4954 Valley Road, Mocksville, Lucille Phifer, 336-284-2748 • • Ongoing: collecting eyeglasses, eyeglass cases, lenses, hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, and computer printer cartridges from companies, small businesses, individuals • • To donate, call 336-284-2748. Jonathan Wishon, 336-909-8385, mlclub@lycos. com, www.mocksvillelions.org

Rockwell Lions

7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, basement of East Branch of Rowan Public Library. Guests welcome • • To provide services and assistance to the blind, deaf and hard-of-hearing; diabetes awareness; community service; youth activities • • Projects: “Recycle For Sight” collections: eyeglasses, sunglasses, safety glasses, hearing aids, cell phones, printer ink cartridges and toners, entire Campbell’s soup labels, drink cans/ provide eyeglasses and exams /Camp Dogwood raffle fundraiser /Broom and mop sales year round /”Lend-A-Paw” Equipment Loan Service (to donate used medical equipment and for recycling donations/pick-up, contact Donna Mikles 704-279-9533 • • Wayne Taylor, 704-637-7401.

Salisbury Lions

12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Ryan’s Steakhouse, Jake Alexander Blvd. • • To provide services, assistance to the blind, visually impaired and deaf, and to support community projects • • Jerry Austin, 704-279-5061.

OPTIMIST



Salisbury Optimist

7a.m. first and third Tuesdays; Farm House Restaurant, Jake Alexander Blvd. • • To serve the youth of Rowan County • • Ongoing: Little League girls’ softball, March of Dimes Walk America (premature births), Respect for Law breakfast, Lake Waccamaw children’s home and oratorical contest • • Karl Hales-704-636-9525.

Landis-South Rowan Optimist

7:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Pat’s Catering, Kannapolis • • Ongoing: sponsor Young Men’s Club with coordinator Ruth Johnson attending monthly meeting and other club members helping with activities. Support South Mountain Children’s Home, Lake Waccamaw Children’s Home, contribute to Dime a Day and Half and Half to help club treasury and children’s cancer program • • Ruth Johnson, reporter, 704-932-7494.

PILOT



Pilot of China Grove-Landis

7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, South Rowan Public Library • • Goals: Friendship and service, focusing on brain-related disorders and disabilities. Local club honors deserving individuals with the annual Jean Jordan Memorial Scholarship • • Sharon Saxon, 704-857-4843.

Pilot of Salisbury

6 p.m. fourth Thursdays • • Community service organization, gives scholarships for outstanding Anchor at North Rowan High School and annual all-county scholarship for Rowan-Salisbury Schools • • Sarah Byerly, 704-633-0976.

Pilot of Kannapolis

5:45 p.m. second Thursdays, Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Building • • Innovative volunteer service organization to promote awareness of brain-related disorders, intellectual disabilities through education, financial support, taking active part in improving community. Locally: sponsor the Anchor Club at A.L. Brown High School, teach young children about brain safety through Kamp Brain Train • • pckannapolis@yahoo.com

ROTARY



China Grove Rotary

6 p. m. Tuesdays, Gary’s BBQ, China Grove • • Visiting Rotarians welcome • • Michael Hanzlik 704-857-5454.

Rowan Rotary

7 a.m. Thursdays, Holiday Inn on Jake Alexander Blvd. • • Jackie Harris, membership chair, 704-633-1802.

Salisbury Rotary

1-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rotary Hut, 300 W. Liberty St. • • Membership: secretary Jayne Helms, 704-798-5726, Salisbury Rotary, POBox 4092, Salisbury NC 28144.

RURITAN



Millbridge Ruritan Club

7:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, 490 Sloan Road.or local churches. Meal served • • For anyone 18 + with application and approval by board of directors • • To serve the community, assist families in need, provide scholarships • • Doug Patterson, 704-639-1541, doug@pattersonfarminc. com

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