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2015-16 Carolinas District Outstanding Lt. Governors

Pictured from left to right: 2015-16 Governor Dawn Puderbaugh Hodges, Chris Billups, Chris White, Charles Kay, Phil Kiser and Mary Winfree

Congratulations to everyone who earned an award for the 2015-16 Kiwanis Year!
 
Outstanding Lt. Governors 2015-16
Division Lt. Governor
5 Chris Billups
12 Chris White
18 Charles Kay
21 Phil Kiser
26 Mary Winfree

 

Distinguished Clubs 2015-2016

 Asheboro  Onslow County
 Boone  Pawleys Island
 Cape Fear, Fayetteville  Southport Oak Island
 Florence  Waynesville
 Greensboro  Wilmington
 North Wilkesboro  

 

Distinguished Kiwanians 2015-2016

Boone Leah Moretz, John Thomas
Cape Fear, Fayetteville Lynn Grates
Charlotte Alec Macaulay
Florence Richard Ryan, Julian Young
Hendersonville Anderson Ellis, Don Holder
Holly Springs Ron Evans, Kevin Little, Gwen Petrella
Moncks Corner Nicole Bradley
Onslow County Charles Kay, Jr., Jeffery Serbus
Raleigh Allan From, Jefferson Griffin, Gray Pendleton, David Worth
Topsail Island Area, Surf City Rick Benton, Les King, Natalie Rouleau
Waynesville Jack Surfus, Donna Wilkins

 

ANNA MAE SMITH AWARD
Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area, Division 11

The club that had the most service hours per member for the year receives this award.  Numbers are taken from the summary of monthly reports.  Anna Mae Smith was a member of the John Barden Golden K in Boone, NC and mother to Past Governor Bill Wirth.  She inspired Bill to do service for his community, thus his joining Kiwanis. One truly makes a difference.  Hope Mills Area gave 6,000 service hours in the 2015-16 year, with a starting membership of 28.  They gave an average of 217 service hours per member for the year.

Herb Hennig Award
Barbara Gilhuly, Southport Oak Island Kiwanis Secretary, Division 26
The Herb Hennig Award is given to an outstanding club secretary. Clubs can nominate an outstanding secretary by sending a written explanation why they feel the secretary is deserving of the award. 

INTERCLUB AWARD 
Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area, Division 11

The Kiwanis Club in the Carolinas District having the best interclub visitation record during each administrative year will be recognized with the interclub award. An interclub visit is one held by two or more Kiwanis clubs or by a Kiwanis Club and any Service Leadership Program.   The Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area made visits to each of the Kiwanis clubs in their division as well as doing interclubs with their Service Leadership Programs.

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH (EAGLE) AWARD
     Pembroke, Division 26
     Net Growth of 14 and 175% Growth

This award is given to a club based on end of year numbers from Kiwanis International.  For example, if a club had 50 members on October 1, 2014 and 55 members on September 30, 2015, then the club would be +5 members with 10% growth.  This award is normally given to two clubs: the one with the highest number in net growth and the one with the highest percentage of net growth. This year, the award winner achieved both the highest percentage and net growth.

Newsletter Award
Southport Oak Island Kiwanis

This award is given to the club with the best newsletter for the year.  Criteria include:  overall appearance, Kiwanis news, frequency of distribution and the use of member information as a way for members to connect.

25% Net Growth
T
he following clubs that are current with their dues payments and have achieved 25% net growth for the 2015-2016 Kiwanis Year will be reimbursed the dues for those members above and beyond their September 30, 2015 membership #.  This reimbursement is done every year a club achieves 25% net growth and is based on Kiwanis International’s official membership numbers.

        Pembroke - 175%                   Holly Springs  -  100%                  Socastee, St. James  -  30%                    Spring Lake, Cumberland County - 42%

TOP IMPACT CIRCLE AWARD WINNERS
A thriving Kiwanis club is a collaborative achievement, and clubs with increasing net membership can make a bigger difference in their communities. The Formula honors members’ collective impact by making their club a part of the impact circle. This award is cumulative and rewards achievements reached from Oct. 1, 2013–Sept. 30, 2016 based on information reported to Kiwanis International through the Kiwanis One system.

Raleigh - Net 40 Florence - Net 12
North Brunswick - Net 24 Florence Pee Dee - Net 12
Holly Springs -  Net 22 Pembroke - Net 12
Sandhills, Moore County - Net 13 Lincoln County - Net 12
Greensboro Nat Greene - Net 12 Simpsonville - Net 10
Hope Mills Area - Net 12 Wilmington - Net 10

 

TOP GIFT OF KIWANIS AWARD WINNERS
The average Kiwanian gives 37 service hours each year.  Give the gift of service to children by sponsoring a new member - and give that member the gift of the Kiwanis experience. The following are our district's top sponsors for 2015-16.  The # in parenthesis is the # of members sponsored.

Gold Level
Lemark Harris, Pembroke (14)
Gwen Petrella, Holly Springs (14)
Silver Level
Alec Macaulay, Charlotte (9)
Elizabeth Tezza, East Cooper, Mt. Pleasant (9)
James Burgio, Gate City Greensboro (6)
Les King, Topsail Island Area Surf City (6)
Jack Wilson, Hilton Head Island (6)
Bronze Level
Terri Bruns, Triange - The Next Generation (4)
Paula Crocker, Sandhills Moore County (4)
Lynne Deese, Black Mountain Swannanoa (4)
Lynne Grates, Cape Fear Fayetteville (4)
Phil Kiser, Hilton Head Palmetto (4)
Kevin Little, Holly Springs (4)
Jeffery Serbus, Onlsow County (4)
Charlotte Smith, Elizabethtown (4)
Donna Wilkins, Waynesville (4)

 

Distinguished Clubs 2014-2015

Asheboro Henderson Salisbury
Black Mountain Swannanoa High Point The Sandhills, Moore County
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Hope Mills Area Sanford
Columbia North Brunswick Southport-Oak Island
Florence Onslow County Wake Forest Kiwanis
Golden K - Greenville, NC Pawleys Island Wilmington
Greater Greenville Raleigh  
Hampstead Raleigh Highwoods  

 

Distinguished Kiwanians 2014-2015

Boone Richard Rupp
Golden K, Greenville James Hooker,   Robert Joyner
Hendersonville Darla Lindeman
Golden K, Greenville Charles W Moore
Hope Mills Area Jan Spell,   Veronica Fisher
Raleigh Highwoods Blake Phillips
Salisbury Jerry Lawson
Southport-Oak Island Michael Clune,   William Allen, III
Wilmington Douglas Smith,   Robert Wallen,   Ronald Sizemore,   Martin Levy

 

2014-2015 Awards:

ANNA MAE SMITH AWARD
Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area, Division 11

The club that had the most service hours per member for the year receives this award.  Numbers are taken from the summary of monthly reports.  Anna Mae Smith was a member of the John Barden Golden K in Boone, NC and mother to Past Governor Bill Wirth.  She inspired Bill to do service for his community, thus his joining Kiwanis. One truly makes a difference.  Hope Mills Area gave 5,260 service hours in the 2014-15 year, with a starting membership of 20.  They gave an average of 172 service hours per member for the year.

INTERCLUB AWARD 
Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area, Division 11

The Kiwanis Club in the Carolinas District having the best interclub visitation record during each administrative year will be recognized with the interclub award. An interclub visit is one held by two or more Kiwanis clubs or by a Kiwanis Club and any Service Leadership Program.   The Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area made 82 interclubs to Kiwanis clubs during the year.  They visited the other 9 clubs in their division travelling over 5,000 miles total.

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH (EAGLE) AWARD
     Banner Elk, Division 3
     Net Growth of 26 and 76% Growth

This award is given to a club based on end of year numbers from Kiwanis International.  For example, if a club had 50 members on October 1, 2014 and 55 members on September 30, 2015, then the club would be +5 members with 10% growth.  This award is normally given to two clubs: the one with the highest number in net growth and the one with the highest percentage of net growth. This year, the award winner achieved both the highest percentage and net growth.

Newsletter Award
Southport Oak Island Kiwanis

This award is given to the club with the best newsletter for the year.  Criteria include:  overall appearance, Kiwanis news, frequency of distribution and the use of member information as a way for members to connect.

25% Net Growth
The following clubs that are current with their dues payments and have achieved 25% net growth for the 2014-2015 Kiwanis Year will be reimbursed the dues for those members above and beyond their September 30, 2014 membership #.  This reimbursement is done every year a club achieves 25% net growth and is based on Kiwanis International’s official membership numbers.

     Banner Elk—76%
     Oxford—66%
     Youngsville—66%
     Charlotte at University City—50%
     Wake Forest—44%
 
     Greer—44%

     Hope Mills Area—40%
     Mount Airy—40%
     Holly Springs—30%
     Florence Pee Dee—28%

KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION PRESIDENT'S CHALLENGE
The president challenges Lt. Governors to be our foundation advocates and to actively promote the foundation within their division by increasing the division's cumulative giving (from individuals, clubs and other entities) to the annual fund by 10% (based on an average of the previous three administrative years) reaching a minimum of $750.00.
     John M. Aneralla, Division 7
     William C. Shelton, Division 12
     Michael H. Brafford, Division 13
     Timothy M. Clarke, Division 24
     Gregory J. McDonald, Division 26

THE IMPACT CIRCLE AWARD
A thriving Kiwanis club is a collaborative achievement, and clubs with increasing net membership can make a bigger difference in their communities. The Formula honors members’ collective impact by making their club a part of the impact circle. This award is cumulative and rewards achievements reached from Oct. 1, 2013–Sept. 30, 2015 based on information reported to Kiwanis International through the Kiwanis One system.

Platinum Level (Net + 20 or more members)
          Banner Elk  
          Raleigh

 

Gold Level (Net + 10-19 members)
          Florence Pee Dee Hope Mills Area North Brunswick Wake Forest
          Greensboro-Nat Greene Lincoln County The Sandhills, Moore County  

 

Silver Level (Net + 5 - 9 members)
          Black Mountain Greater Greenville Lee County Simpsonville
          Florence Holly Springs Mount Airy Southport - Oak Island
          Goldsboro Golden K Lake Marion Oxford Wilmington

 

Bronze Level (net + 1 - 4 members)
         Aiken-Palmetto Fuquay Varina Hilton Head Island Onslow County Tarboro Golden K
         Asheboro Golden K, Greenville Hilton Head Palmetto Pawleys Island Waynesville
         Boiling Springs Greenville, NC Lake Norman - Cornelius Raleigh Highwoods Western Catawba Co.
         Charlotte at University City Greenville, SC Marion Salisbury Wilson - Wide Awake City
         Clinton, NC Greer Marion County Sanford Winterville
         Clinton, SC Hampstead Matthews Seven Lakes  
         Friendly City, Durham Hartsville Northwest Guilford Sunrise, Goldsboro  

 

 

2013-2014 Awards:

ANNA MAE SMITH AWARD
Kiwanis Club of Hope Mills Area, Division 11

Hope Mills Area gave 3,516 service hours in the 2013-14 year, with a starting membership of 16.  They gave an average of 220 service hours per member for the year.

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA IMPACT AWARD
     Greenville- University City
     Robeson-Lumberton
     Rock Hill

DIVISION SERVICE PROJECT AWARD
     Division 26
     Stop Hunger Now
     Charlie Bowie, 2012-13 Lt. Governor
     Greg McDonald, 2013-15 Lt. Governor

The District designed this award to promote cooperation on service within a division with hopes that these projects will spark a club's interest to have close communications with the entire division throughout the year. One division will be chosen as the winner. An award will be presented to the Lt. Governor with certificates given to each club that participated. The division will have the option to provide a feature article for the Carolina Kiwanian. Division 26 furnished funds to purchase food stuffs as well as volunteers to package meals with the goal of contributing to the eradication of hunger worldwide by distributing meals to malnourished areas of developing countries.  With 20 Kiwanians and 10 Key Clubbers furnishing “hands-on” activity in the well-organized process, a total of 285,000 meals were packaged.  The clubs that participated were: Columbus County, Southport - Oak Island and Wilmington.

HERB HENNIG AWARD
Betty Manning, Kiwanis Club of Coats

The Herb Hennig Award can only be received once in a lifetime. Clubs nominate an outstanding secretary by sending a written explanation to their Lt. Governor.  The explanation should include substantiating letters from Kiwanis leaders, such as past club presidents, and should also have letters from others in the community who could substantiate the secretary's service to the community and to Kiwanis.  The Lt. Gov then selects one out of all the nominations received and sends it to the District Office by October 31st of the next year.

INTERCLUB AWARD 
Kiwanis Club of Coats, Division 11

The Kiwanis Club of Coats made 19 interclubs to Kiwanis clubs during the year.  They visited the other 10 clubs in their division travelling over 2,000 miles total.

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH (EAGLE) AWARD
     Net Growth of 17 -  Raleigh, Division 11
     150% Growth -  Holly Springs, Division 12

This award is given to two clubs: the one with the highest number in net growth and the one with the highest percentage of net growth.

Newsletter Award
North Brunswick Kiwanis

25% Net Growth
The following clubs that are current with their dues payments and have achieved 25% net growth for the 2013-2014 Kiwanis Year will be reimbursed the dues for those members above and beyond their September 30, 2013 membership #.  This reimbursement is done every year a club achieves 25% net growth and is based on Kiwanis International’s official membership numbers.

     Holly Springs—150%
     North Brunswick—72%
     Lake Marion—65%
     Lincoln County—50%
     Hope Mills Area—5%   

Distinguished Clubs 2013-2014

Asheville Greater Greenville Onslow County
Black Mountain Swannanoa Greenville Pawleys Island
Boone Hendersonville, NC Raleigh
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Hilton Head-Palmetto Sandhills
Clemmons Hope Mills Area Seven Lakes
Coats Kernersville Southport-Oak Island
Columbia Lillington Sunrise, Goldsboro
Fayetteville Matthews Topsail Island Area
Forest City Moncks Corner Waynesville
Gate City  North Brunswick Western Catawba County

 

Distinguished Kiwanians 2013-2014

Asheville Ernest A Miller
Cape Fear, Fayetteville James M Thornton
Coats Jennifer Flowers
Golden K, Greenville Charles W Moore
Greenwood Dawn Puderbaugh Hodges
Hope Mills Area Jan D Spell
Kernersville Thomas R Comer
Kernersville Violet S Smith
North Brunswick Eric Mens
North Brunswick Karen Rodenheiser
North Brunswick Addie Rossi
Raleigh Christopher L White

 

Distinguished Clubs 2012-2013

Aiken SC Franklin Macon County Raleigh
Apex  Greensboro Salisbury
Asheboro  Greenville Golden K The Sandhills Moore County
Asheville, NC  Greenwood Seven Lakes
Beaufort, SC Hendersonville, NC Southport-Oak Island
Cape Fear High Point Spring Lake
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Hope Mills Area Topsail Island Area
Charleston Hampstead Twin City Winston Salem
Clinton Jacksonville Wake Forest
Coats  Key2Kiwanis  Waynesville
Edenton-Chowan  Lillington Western Catawba County 
Fayetteville  Matthews Wilmington, NC
Forest City North Brunswick