Line Creek Civitan Club installs new officers, directors

Line Creek Civitan Club installs new officers, directors

The Line Creek Civitan Club installed its new officers and directors at The Gathering Place in Peachtree City on Sept. 16. The new officers and directors for the 2010 – 2011 are: Doug Ivey, President, David Joslin, President-Elect, Karen Bradley, Immediate Past President, Nancy Joslin, Secretary, Nell Howell, Treasurer, Rick Howell, Director, Steve Kiser, Director, Anita Odell, Director and Mary Skene, Director

The Line Creek Civitan Club joins other Georgia Civitan Clubs throughout Georgia in helping our communities by helping others in numerous community projects. Civitan’s statewide projects include Camp Big Heart which offers a very special camp program for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Through local fundraising efforts such as the annual Civitan Great Chili Challenge (October 23, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Shakerag Knoll) and “Leave No One Behind” Golf Tournament in Peachtree City; placement of candy boxes; and the sale of Claxton Fruitcakes, Vidalia Onions and Georgia Pecans, the Fayette County Civitans support numerous local charitable organizations including the Sams School, Special Olympics, Relay for Life, Southwest Christian Hospice, and many others. Georgia Civitans also strongly support the Civitan International Research Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham which brings together top scientific minds and the latest technology to create innovative therapies and treatments for people with developmental disabilities.

For further information on the Civitan International Research Center please visit its website at  www.circ.uab.edu. All funds raised by the club are donated to local community charities and the Civitan International Research Center primarily for support of adults and children with developmental disabilities.

Civitan is an international association of local community service clubs, each one meeting specific needs in their communities. Started in Birmingham, Ala., in 1917, Civitan International has become one of the world’s leading volunteer service organizations with more than 40,000 men, women and teenagers in 32 nations working together in local clubs to help others.

For more information, visit the Line Creek Civitan Club website at  www.linecreekcivitan.org, the Civitan International Georgia District website at /www.georgiacivitan.org, or the Civitan International website at www.civitan.org or call 1-800-CIVITAN.

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