Clemmons Civic Club
Serving the Community Since 1944
First meeting of the year:
Our new President, Brett Nelson invites everyone to our January meeting on 1/22/15
Nancy Miller will explain why the YMCA is not just for kids.
Meeting at the Club at 6:30. Dinner by Little Richards.
Board of Directors will meet following our business meeting.
Our new President, Brett Nelson invites everyone to our February meeting has been moved to March 5 due to the snow and ice on February 26.
John Cain an Endocrinology Specialist will share with us some of the mysteries of Type II Diabetes. Meeting at the Club at 6:30. Dinner prepared by PDQ.
WIVES are invited.
Thursday, 8/27/15 at 6:30
At the Club
Speaker: Dan Santarelli
Topic: New features/options on the 2016 cars &
Honky Tonk Smokehouse
Board of Directors meet after regular
Topic: A vision of Clemmons in year 2020
Appreciation Dinner will be Thursday night Oct 22 at 6:30.
Last meeting of the year & election of officers.
Topic: Civic Club in 2016
The Plan for the future
Election of Officers
Food: Honky Tonk
Board Meeting at 6:00
We started off the year by hearing the history of the Forsyth County Broncos. Dr. Doug Gardner, one of the founders and a past president of the Broncos, shared with us exciting stories of football and cheer-leading by kids in the 5 - 15 year old age bracket.
Are Charter Schools the “best” solution for obtaining a good education for our children or grandchildren? Al Dillon and Dottie Heath, a consultant with the State Department of Public Instruction, shared with us the current progress of our local Charter Schools.
We had a special evening with the wives! It included a fantastic dinner at Centenary United Methodist Church and then a tour of the new Clemmons Medical Center.
Our speaker was Dave Goren. Dave is best known for his 20 years as the WXII-TV Sports Director. He also spent 2 years as the Wake Forest football sideline reporter. He currently serves as Executive Director of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association & Hall of Fame.
Our theme for the meeting was "Crime in Clemmons". Our speaker was Sheriff Bill Shatzman and Chief Deputy Brad Stanley from the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department. It was a great chance to talk frankly with our Sheriff and his Chief of Staff. The meeting was held at the Clemmons Moravian Church and the meal was incredible.
Dash Game! Our annual membership night visit to the W-S Dash ballgame was a huge success. The weather was great and the Dash treated us to a victory.
We had a virtual tour (a slide show) of the new Baptist Hospital on 801. Heather Hayes from Wake Forest Baptist Health provided the program. The facility will open in October.
Wives Indoor Summer Picnic (with picnic type food) was held at Centenary United Methodist Church on Hampton Road. Dr. Mark Hess from the Emergency Room at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital shared some of his experiences at the ER.
Our September meeting had two parts. Our dinner and business meeting were at Centenary United Methodist Church on Hampton Road at 6:30 and then we reconvened the meeting for a tour of Golding Farms Foods at 7:30. We also had a brief explanation of Operation Christmas Child by Diane Pledger.
Wives' Appreciation Night was held at the Civic Club. The “Shades of Blue Duo” entertained us with 60’s & 70’s pop music along with some blues and jazz mixed in.
Last meeting of the year. Year end review. Election of Officers for 2014. The meeting will be held at the Civic Club. Remember the meeting is the third Thursday instead of the fourth Thursday.
Pat Ingle, Certified Master Gardner, talked to us about growing beautiful green grass and new varieties of flowers that grow well in the Clemmons area.
Wives and girl friends joined us for our inside summer picnic. "Take me out to the ball game!" Our meeting was held at the Dash vs Carolina game.
Richard Carver, Area Supervisor for Fidelity Bank, provided us with his view of our current economic conditions and the current banking environment.
Our annual Civic Club Wives’ Appreciation Dinner was held in the Civic Center. The Alan Conrad Trio entertained us with favorite songs from the 60's and 70's.
We celebrated our last Civic Club meeting of the year by inviting friends to join us. Lonnie Ashby, co-owner of Pro Shots Range in Rural Hall, shared with us how to protect our home, family and business. Lonnie was the weapons instructor for the Winston-Salem Police Force SWAT team for many years.