Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Twin City, Winston-Salem
Serving the Children of the World


1956  ---  Through the efforts of the Winston-Salem Kiwanis Club, the Twin City Kiwanis Club is chartered
                by Kiwanis International with 41 members on July 26, 1956

1956  ---  Jack Trotman elected as the club's first President

1958  ---  Club holds first Pancake Jamboree at Augsburg Lutheran Church

1970  ---  John Eller becomes first club member member elected Lt. Governor of the Carolinas District,
                followed by Wade Clayton (1976); Tom Post (1980 and 1987); Bill Roberts (1986); Max Stoney
(1991 and 1995); Sue Hendricks (2008); and Don Nielsen (2016)

1990  ---  Bill Roberts becomes first club member elected Governor of the Carolinas District

1992  ---  Bill Roberts becomes first club member elected a Kiwanis International Trustee and serves on the
               International Board of Directors (1992-1995)

1995  ---  Sue Hendricks becomes the first woman elected President of Twin City Kiwanis Club

1996  ---  Twin City Kiwanis Club raises $75,000 for the Kiwanis International / UNICEF Iodine Deficiency
                Disorder (IDD) Project (right photo), chaired by
                Steve Harper

2006  ---  Club makes its single largest donation ever ($7,560)
                to Hall-Woodward Elementary School's
                playground project, as part of the club's 50th

2009  ---  Sue Hendricks appointed a Trustee of the
               Carolinas District for a 5-year term (2009-2014)

2011  ---  Club agrees to be a "Model Club" and pledge to donate $55,500 to Kiwanis International's
                Eliminate Project, which has a worldwide goal of raising $110 million to help eliminate maternal /
                neonatal tetanus from the face of the earth

2012  ---  Modern Automotive becomes the primary sponsor of the Club's annual Pancake Jamboree

2013  ---  Club establishes a partnership with the Winston-Salem Foundation through a $100,000 bequest
                from the late Harold Southern, a long-time club member who passed away in 2016

2014  ---  Jesse Hymes becomes the first African American elected President of the club

2016  ---  Twin City Kiwanis celebrates the club's 60th Anniversary with Woody Clinard and Bob Godwin
as the only two charter members (41) still on the club's membership rolls