Carolyn Richar (Emory University), 1981-82 Governor
July 1981 – Circle K Convention Aug 16-19: “’The Philly Feeling’ will be ringing throughout Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as more than 1,000 Circle K’ers, Kiwanians, and friends are expected to attend the 26th Annual Circle K International Convention, August 16-19.
“Representatives from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean will stay in the Philadelphia Marriott Hotel, where four days of education, entertainment, and fellowship will be awaiting them.
“Kiwanis International President-Elect E. B. ‘Mac’ McKitrick will be a featured speaker at the convention along with 1977-78 Circle K President Neil Giuliano. The 1981-82 Key Club International President who will be elected at Key Club’s convention, July 5-8 in New Orleans, will also address the Circle K’ers.
“A wide range of workshops and seminars relating to the topics of club and district administration, membership development, K-family relations, public relations, and service project planning will be offered to the Circle K’ers and their Kiwanis administrators throughout the convention.
“Delegates will also discuss and vote on proposed amendments and resolutions as well as elect a new slate of officers for the 1981-82 year.
August 1981 – The Emory University Circle K Club wins the International Single Service Award at the 26th Annual Circle K Convention in Philadelphia. George “Dad” Gray wins another Douglas Wasson Award; the District wins the District Membership Achievement Award, Silver Division; and Ginny Erskine (Treasurer) and Carolyn Richar (Secretary) both win Reg P. Merridew Outstanding District Secretary/Treasurer Awards.
September 1981 – Congratulations to the Peachtree Kiwanis Kiwanis Club on their sponsorship of a new Circle K Club at Morris Brown College.
November 1981 – Georgian wins high post: “Lynne Morelock was elected Secretary of Circle K International at their International Convention in August. She is a member of the Circle K Club of Emory University which is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Druid Hills.
“Lynne has been a member of Circle K at Emory for 3 years. Following a successful year as Club Projects Chairman, the Emory Club won first place in International Single Service competition as well as first place in the District Awards, Lynne was elected Lieutenant Governor of Circle K’s Metro (Atlanta area) Division in 1980.
“During her term as Lieutenant Governor, the Circle K Club of Georgia State was reactivated and new clubs were established at Morehouse and Agnes Scott Colleges. Lynne was recognized as the outstanding member of the District board by her fellow members in April 1981. In August 1981, she received the Jay N. Emerson Award at the International Convention which is presented to outstanding Lieutenant Governors.
“The duties of International Secretary will involve counseling the Alabama, New Jersey and West Virginia Circle K districts as well as keeping the official records of the meetings of Circle K’s International Board.
“Lynne is presently working toward a graduate degree in Business at Emory. She received a BA degree in English Literature in June 1981.
“Lynne is the first International officer in Circle K for the Georgia District since 1959 when Len Powell, presently Lieutenant Governor of Division III and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Thomasville, served as an international trustee. Len was a member of the Circle K Club at the University of Georgia at that time.** (The Georgia Kiwanian)
** Other Georgia Circle Kers served on the Circle K International Board after Len Powell.