Membership Newsletter
June 6, 2017

Kids Cultural Challenge with Boys and Girls Clubs
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta first annual  meeting in 1919
Camp Kiwanis in Danielsville, GA
Upcoming Speakers
Jun 06, 2017
Thoughts from the Supreme Court
Thoughts from the Supreme Court

Chief Justice P. Harris Hines was appointed to the Supreme Court of Georgia on July 26, 1995, by Governor Zell Miller to succeed Willis B. Hunt, Jr., former Chief Justice.  He was sworn in by Governor Nathan Deal on January 6, 2017.  Prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court, he served as a Superior Court judge in the Cobb Judicial Circuit and a State Court judge for Cobb County.

An Atlanta native, Hines graduated from Henry W. Grady High School, and received his bachelor's and J.D. degrees from Emory University.  He was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia and is a member of the American Bar Association and the Cobb Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He is also Second Vice President of the Old War Horse Lawyers Club, an Emeritus Master of the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court, which is associated with the University of Georgia School of Law, a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Georgia School of Law, and a fellow of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia.  He is a graduate of the National Judicial College.

After graduation from law school, Hines clerked for Judge E. A. Wright, Senior Judge of the Civil Court of Fulton County, for one year. He then joined the firm of Edwards, Bentley, Awtrey & Parker of Marietta, Georgia as an associate and later became a partner.  Hines was appointed to the State Court of Cobb County by Governor Jimmy Carter and was later elected to the Superior Court of the Cobb Judicial Circuit.  He serves as Chair of the Supreme Court’s Justice for Children Committee. He is the Court’s liaison to the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, the General Assembly, and the Office of Bar Admissions. He is Vice Chair of the Judicial Council and Chair of its Policy and Legislative Committee. He was appointed in 2015 as a member of the Judicial, District Attorney, and Circuit Public Defender Compensation Commission.

Hines is a former Trustee of the Kennesaw State University Foundation, a member and Past Distinguished President of the Kiwanis Club of Marietta and a Past Distinguished Lt. Governor of the Georgia District of Kiwanis International. He served on the inaugural Board of Directors of the Cobb-Marietta Girls Club and is a Past President of the Cobb County Y.M.C.A. He has participated in the Leadership Georgia and Leadership Atlanta programs and was selected as Cobb County's Most Admired Community Leader for 1993. Chief Justice Hines is an elder in the First Presbyterian Church of Marietta and has served as Clerk of Session. He is an Eagle Scout.  He and his wife Helen reside in Marietta and have two children.

INVOCATION: Carol Wesley
Jun 13, 2017
Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Poverty
Jun 20, 2017
Public Service Commission
Jun 27, 2017
4th of July Program
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Upcoming Events
Intraclub - Atlanta Satellite Breakfast
Landmark Diner
Jun 06, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Dean Rusk Reading
Dean Rusk Academy
Jun 06, 2017
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Board of Directors Meeting
Boardroom, Loudermilk Center
Jun 06, 2017
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
USO Airport Greeting
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Jun 09, 2017
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Program Committee Meeting
Loudermilk Conference Center
Jun 13, 2017
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Interclub - Druid Hills
Petite Viollette Restaurant
Jun 19, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Club Information
Learn. Serve. Connect.
We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
The Loudermilk Center
40 Courtland St. NE
Atlanta, GA  30303
United States
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Breakfast Satellite Location
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30 am
Landmark Diner
3652 Roswell Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA  30352
Club Officers
President Elect
Vice President
Past President
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta New Office Information
Hello Kiwanians!
Please note that the Kiwanis office will move on June 7, 2017 to the Harris Tower in Peachtree Center.
Please make a note of our new mailing address, effective immediately:
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta
PO Box 14104
Atlanta, GA  30324
Our next billing cycle is June 10, 2017.  If you have automatic bank drafts set up, please be sure to change the address in your online banking!
Our email will remain the same:
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta Car Decals
Don't get the BOOT!  Be sure your car has a Kiwanis Club of Atlanta car decal properly displayed on your vehicle.
The security company contracted by Lanier Parking will be booting all cars that are parked in the reserved parking places and that do not have a valid decal on their car identifying them as attending the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta luncheon.  So if you arrive prior to 11:45 am on Tuesday, please make sure you have a parking decal on your car.  You can get a decal from Karen at the luncheon meeting, and then place it on the right back window (passenger side) from inside your car.  They are static cling, so easy to put on and take off!
Member Spotlights
Just in case you missed the last couple Member Spotlights at the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta luncheon meeting, we have listed the last few below.  The next time you need someone with their expertise, please, "Do Business with a Kiwanian!"
"Do Business" with these Kiwanians!
John Fenton, is founder/CEO of JFHealthyLiving, executive coach and Vistage Chair. He helps CEOs and leaders achieve greater success with fewer hours and improved relationships through 1-to-1 coaching, private advisory boards, seminars and workshops. If you want to think differently, make better decisions, take bold action and create meaningful results, contact John at
Elizabeth Fullerton is the Communications Specialist for the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (CORE), public private nonprofit that promotes higher quality, better organized and more cost effective cancer care for Georgians. Among its many initiatives are the online resource, and the Cancer Survivorship Connection (  Elizabeth can be reached at or 404-273-6297.
Allen Harris focuses his law practice exclusively on issues relating to family law and divorce, including the division of complex assets, alimony, prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements.  He can be reached at 404.239.0026, or
Member Networking - Have a Spotlight Shine on You!
Do you want to let the members of our club know more about you and your business?  Do you want to network and cultivate more business contacts?  If you answered yes, then you need to sign up to do a "Member Spotlight" at one of our club meetings!
Spotlights are done every 2nd and 4th Tuesday luncheon meeting (and the occasional 5th) each month.  You have two minutes to showcase your business and tell the other members how you can benefit them!  To get on the schedule, just email Karen at
Donate to the Foundation through Amazon SMILE!
Do you shop at Amazon?  Then SMILE smiley and go to Amazon Smile for your next purchase and help our club's Foundation!
AMAZON SMILE - Shop at the Amazon Smile website and .5% of your purchases can be donated to the Kiwanis Foundation of Atlanta!  Just go to CLICK HERE TO START SHOPPING and let your fingers do the donating!
2016-17 Committee Interest Forms
Have you filled out your 2016-17 Committee Interest Form?
Don't forget to fill out your Committee Interest Form for next year to choose the committees on which you would like to serve!
You can download one from the homepage of our website or contact the office at
Happy Birthday!
Member Birthdays
Dennis Withers
June 1
Eve Powell
June 6
Mark Smith
June 7
Tiffany Coakley
June 7
Julius Lee
June 9
Adina Erwin
June 10
Bill Nefsky
June 10
Walt Boden
June 10
Kathy Bremer
June 13
Dick Teters
June 14
Chuck Bruce
June 17
Susan Eckert
June 19
David Hauseman
June 21
Joel Cowan
June 23
Alan Harrison
June 24
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