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.