PHOTO: President Scott Lloyd with September speaker Susan Hincy from Assisted Living in Cherokee County.
CHEROKEE COUNTY - The Cherokee County Civitan Club had its monthly meeting on Thursday, September 15 at the COVE – Smorgasboard in Cedar Bluff. Susan Hincy from Assisted Living in Cherokee County was their monthly speaker for September.
The Civitan officers that were elected in the August meeting are:
President: Scott Lloyd
President-Elect: Norman Burton
Secretary: Frankie Trammell
Treasurer: Bob Pickerel
Sergeant at Arms: Sarah Trammell
Inspirational Leader/Chaplain: Sue Love
The Cherokee County Civitan Club will be ordering Claxton Fruitcakes soon to distribute to different businesses. So, be on the lookout for them. This is one of the Civitan Club's big fundraisers. Another fundraiser is the Civitan Club's Flag Fundraiser, it is their biggest fundraiser that helps with all the amazing donations and scholarships they do throughout the year. For $50 a year per business, the Cherokee County Civitan Club will display a United States flag at a business during five different holidays, if your business is interested in having a flag displayed all while supporting a great community organization like the Civitan Club you can contact either President Scott Lloyd at 256-557-3564 or Secretary Frankie Trammell at 256-490-7652.
The Civitans also have a “Civitan International Research Center” at UAB in Birmingham. The Civitans mission is to improve the well-being and quality of life of individuals and families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Cherokee County Civitan Club members are scheduled to be touring the facility on October 25.
The Civitan Clubs' new fiscal year begins on Oct. 1, 2022. Presently they have 24 members in the Cherokee County Civitan Club. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like to know more about the Civitans they meet every third Thursday of the month at The Cove - Smorgasboard in Cedar Bluff the meeting begins at 6 pm but if you would like to order from the menu, they ask you to arrive 30 min early at 5:30 pm. Membership dues are $25 per 3-month (quarter) or $100 per year to join.