1970 - 1979 Highlights

v      In 1973, women are formally allowed to join Circle K.

 

v      Gregory Faulkner of New York is the first African-American to be elected Circle K International President in 1975.

 

v      George “Dad” Gray receives the prestigious Circle K International Circle of Service Award at the 1977 International Convention in Kansas City, Missouri

 

v      Emory University re-charters with 86 members on May 9, 1978.

 

v      The first Y’all Conference is held in January 1979 at Rock Eagle.

 

v      The 1979 International Convention negotiates a special $26 per day room rate for a single room with the Chicago Marriott Hotel. The convention registration fee is $31.

 

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