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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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Greenville Civitan Projects

Civitan House Christmas Party
The Civitan Community Residence on Ridge Road in Greenville is a group home for individuals with special needs or related conditions that provide individualized training, which includes recreation and leisure training, self-care, daily living, and psychosocial development. Each resident is the beneficiary of Christmas gifts provided by Civitan during their annual party. Each resident is indivually shopped for by club members. Gifts are specific to their requested needs or wants.



Clergy Day Appreciation
During the WW II, four clergymen made the ultimate sacrife witnessed by their fellow soldiers. Their sacrifice inspired Civitan International to establish Clergy Appreciation Day in honor of clergy of all faiths. The time of the observance was selected to coincide with the sinking of their ship, the USS Dorchester, on February 3, 1943. This day is observed annually by Civitan Clubs throughout Canada and the United States. (See Photo Gallery )
Debbie Hiller Scholarship
A $1,000.00 scholarship is offered to a graduating senior Junior Civitan Club member of a club in the Greenville area. The criteria for selection includes being a continuous one full year member of a club in good standing; a senior in high school and planning to attend an accredited public or private college/university in the U.S. as a fulltime student; minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipients are selected on academic merit; commitment to Junior Civitan goals; exemplary service to community and potential to succed in the student's chosen field.