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Announcing a New Junior Civitan Club!

Posted on January 20, 2016 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (1456)


Civitan International, Valley District Governor Steve Teasley, Junior Civitan Governor Preston Albertia, Junior Civitan Chair Gena Albertia and Clarksville Civitan Club President Joan Gater are happy to announce a new club:


Kenwood Middle School Junior Civitan Club

Charter Number 2739


Charter Date: January 12, 2016

Celebration Date: January 19, 2016


Kenwood Middle School Library

241 East Pine Mountain Road

Clarksville, Tennessee 37042


Please send congratulatory messages and donations to:

TBD , President

Kenwood Middle School Junior Civitan Club

Joan Gater, President

Clarksville Civitan Club

2582 Hedgerow Lane

Clarksville, Tennessee 37043



The Clarksville Civitan Club is sponsoring this enthusiastic new club. The club builders are Gena Albertia and Jay Albertia*.

Anyone needing more information about this new club should contact Peggy Davis at peggy.davis[at ]cmcss[dot]net or (931) 553-2080.


Please announce this information at your next club meeting and in your club bulletin. This is the 15th new Junior Civitan club announcement for the Junior Civitan International 2015-16 fiscal year.

Note: One asterisk indicates the club builder has built two clubs, two asterisks indicate three clubs and three asterisks indicate four clubs. MCB indicates the club builder is a Master Club Builder who has built five or more Junior Civitan Clubs.)


Civitan International is a non-profit, volunteer service organization based in Birmingham, Alabama dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping persons with developmental disabilities. Civitan International is comprised of member clubs organized in communities across the United States and in over 35 countries worldwide all working to assist those affected by developmental disabilities through direct financial support and hands on projects. Visit us online at .


Civitan bids farewell to Gary Benmark

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (126)

From the obituary:

Gary Benmark, age 75, of Joelton, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, December 29th.

Gary was a member of Civitan International for 15 years, President of two Civitan clubs (Joelton Civitan Club and North Cheatham Civitan Club in Pleasant View). He was Valley District Area Director and Civitan International Foundation’s Valley District Liaison. He was the first inductee in Civitan International’s newly-formed Major Gifts Society.

Funeral Service is scheduled Monday, Jan 04, 2016 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church Joelton.