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Miss GA Carly Mathis speaks to DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Miss Georgia, Carly Mathis, poses with longtime friend Marilyn McClelland following the Kiwanis DoCo program.

Tweet Written by David Shivers It’s hard to look at Carly Mathis now and picture her as once being an overweight, insecure teenager. On January 20, the Leesburg native and reigning “Miss Georgia” told the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County the story of her transformation and her “Miss America” pageant experience and platforms.

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DoCo Kiwanis learns about Darton Servant Leadership Program

By   /  January 2, 2014  /  Community  /   Comments

Blake Cook, director of the Servant Leadership program, discusses his efforts with Kiwanian Sharon Gross after the Dec. 30 meeting.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany – A growing program at Darton State College is combining education with leadership and community service. Darton’s Dean of Institutional Advancement and Public Relations Tracy Goode and Director of Servant Leadership and Continuing Education Blake Cook spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County about the Servant Leadership program [...]

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Lee County School Superintendent Dr. Larry Walters speaks to DoCo Kiwanis Club

By   /  December 17, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Lee County School Superintendent Dr, Larry Walters briefs Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members on the school system and recent developments there.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany -Lee County School Superintendent Dr. Larry Walters told the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty on December 16 that community support and parental involvement are “truly a hallmark of our school system. We are blessed, and we know we are blessed, and we don’t want to take it for granted either.”

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Doco Kiwanis honor area clergy

By   /  November 25, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Larry Price

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany -  Approximately 20 area clergy and lay-persons were special guests of the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County at the club’s annual Clergy Appreciation Luncheon on November 25. The keynote speaker, Kiwanis DoCo’s own Larry Price, commended the pastors for the role they play in bringing God’s Word and offering [...]

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Allergy program at DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Dr. Tracy Bridges, 4.15.13

Tweet While Spring brings more favorable temperatures, it can also be season of misery for allergy-sufferers due to high pollen counts and resurgence of other allergens. Dr. Tracy Bridges of Allergy & Asthma Clinics of Georgia spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County on April 15 about common seasonal and food allergies and ways [...]

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DCA programs help troubled mortgage borrowers

By   /  April 11, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Dr. Doug Lorber and the DCA’s Beth Spears talk over aspects of programs to assist mortgage borrowers following the April 8 DoCo Kiwanis meeting.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga – In the wake of the national economic crisis that started in 2008, many people have found themselves suddenly unemployed or underemployed, unable to meet existing home mortgage payments, or to be approved for a mortgage due to more stringent credit requirements.

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Plant program at DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  April 5, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

George Paul, Albany Tech’s horticulture director, reviews highlights of some common vegetable and landscape plants for the garden.
Kiwanis of Dougherty County members (from left) Alan Greer, Jeaneen Cowart, and Dr. Gray Fountain choose plants to take home after George Paul’s program.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga. – Spring is the time for vegetable garden and landscape planting, and Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County members got a little inside scoop on things to plant during their April 1 meeting.

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Teen smoking intervention program at DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  March 19, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia education director Kimberly Scott (center) discusses the youth smoking issue after the meeting with Dougherty County club Kiwanians Linda Cole and Dr. Gene Clark.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga – The best way to prevent cancer from smoking is to intervene when smokers are young or even before they start, and Cancer Coalition of South Georgia is on a mission to do just that.

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Mayor Hubbard speaks to DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  March 12, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard (far left) shows great pleasure in meeting Kiwanis of Dougherty County members after her March 11 program to club. From second left are Kiwanians Betts Smith, Larry Price, and Carolyn Gay.

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga. – Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard challenged members of the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County to be “cheerleaders for our city” during remarks at the club’s March 11 lunch meeting.

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2013 Kiwanis of Dougherty Student Art Competition & Exhibits

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Written by David Shivers Albany, Ga – The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County has announced the schedule for awards and displays in its 2013 Student Art Competition & Exhibit.

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