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CIVITAN INTERNATIONAL

 

CIVITANS IN ACTION

 

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JUNIOR CIVITAN PROGRAM

Meeting Time & Dates: 1:00 p.m. First & Third Monday each month The Poinsett Club
807 E. Washington Street.

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On March 17, 1917 a group of business and professional leaders in Birmingham, Alabama formed an independent service organization. They settled on the name Civitan, from the Latin word civitas, meaning "citizenship". The club was local during World War I, and early projects were supporting soldiers.

The dream of an international organization began with Dr. Courtney Shropshire, a local surgeion and the club's third president. Civitan International was chartered on April 15, 1920.

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