Clemmons Civic Club
Serving the Community Since 1944

2015 PROGRAMS

January

22

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.

March

5

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.

March

26

Fire Department Eat & Tour

 

 

 

April

23

Home Defense, Fire Arms & Government

 

 

 

May

28

Dash Game

 





June

25

Small Business, Local Proprietor, Chamber

 

 



July

23

Wives Picnic @ the Club

 

 



August

27

             

Thursday, 8/27/15 at 6:30

At the Club

Speaker:  Dan Santarelli

Topic:  New features/options on the 2016 cars & trucks

Food:  Honky Tonk Smokehouse

Board of Directors meet after regular meeting

                       
September

24

            Thursday, 9/24/15 at 6:30 at the Club

Larry Kirby
Topic:  A vision of Clemmons in year 2020            
Food:  PDQ

            







October

22

Wives Appreciation Dinner will be Thursday night Oct 22 at 6:30.

 





November

19

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


           

2014 Programs (In Review)

January
24

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.


February
28

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.


March
28

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. 


April
25

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.


May
23

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.


June
27

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.


July
25

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.


August
22

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.


September
26

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.  


October
24

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.


November
21

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.


2013 Programs (in Review)

Jun 2012
28

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.


Jul 2012
26

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.


Aug 2012
23

Our speaker was Tim Whicker the Forsyth County Deputy Fire Marshal. He reviewed the history of the area fire departments.


Sep 2012
27

Richard Carver, Area Supervisor for Fidelity Bank, provided us with his view of our current economic conditions and the current banking environment.


Oct 2012
25

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.


Nov 2012
15

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.