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Celebrating 100 Years of Service

Duane Capps
We have a new International President, Duane Capps from Greensboro, North Carolina. Duane joined Civitan in 1983. Since then, he has been an officer at every level of the organization. He has served as the president of the Southeast Guilford Civitan Club several times; served as lieutenant governor, director, and junior chair of the North Carolina District East; and most recently as senior director on the Civitan International Board. He has also been a geographical trainer for Civitan, leading officer training sessions across the United States since 2004. Duane is a graduate of Southeast Guilford High School, and has worked for 35 years for Pella Carolina, Inc., where he is a production manager. He and his wife Lisa have two children, Melissa and Jacob; and three grandchildren, Kyra, Breanna, and Aleah. Lisa is also a member of the Southeast Guilford Civitan Club. Please join me in welcoming our International President.

Denise Phelps has been working for a community bank in Maryland for the last 13 years as a Marketing Manager, Branch Manager, and Mortgage Loan Officer.  She is interested in learning how finance and business skills can apply in the non-profit/development realm, so she returned to school in 2009 to American University to pursue a dual MBA/MA in International Development degree.  She also serves as Treasurer for the Maryland School for the Deaf Foundation and the Civitan Club of Frederick.  She enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and hiking.

Denise Phelps
Dear Chesapeake District Civitan,

The time is now to register for the first online District meeting being held on November 12, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM! Registration is limited to the first 100 registrations, so register today. Therefore, we recommend that you plan on watching on a computer with your club if possible so we can have as many members participating as possible.

In order to register for the Chesapeake District Winter Meeting, please send the email addresses you would like us to send the login information to Denise Phelps, no later than November 8.

We really hope you will join Chesapeake District's Centennial Leadership Team for the Winter Business Meeting. This interactive webinar will include committee updates, a centennial update from President Duane Capps, along with some educational sessions around planning a successful new project, using social media to recruit members and build community awareness, and more!

If you are local and want to attend in person, we would love to have you. However, space is also limited at Service Source in Oakton, VA, so we need to know ASAP. Please register here if you would like to join us in person.

Looking forward to 'seeing' you on the 12th!

Current Newsletter
(November 2016)



Upcoming Items:

District Meeting - webinar
November 12, 2016

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