Membership Newsletter
May 30, 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
May 30, 2017
Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum
Seth Hopkins is the Executive Director of the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, a position he has held since 2000.  Since 2003, he has also served as the Executive Director of Georgia Museums, Inc., which operates the Booth Museum, Bartow History Museum and Tellus – Northwest Georgia Science Museum.  Prior to entering the museum profession Hopkins worked in the fields of journalism, public relations, and telecommunications management. 
Under his guidance the Booth Museum grew from an initial vision of a 30,000 square regional art center, to a world class, 120,000 square foot Smithson Affiliated museum.  The Booth is now the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country.  Similarly, Hopkins led the team that transformed the 10,000 square foot Weinman Mineral Museum into the 125,000 square foot Tellus Science Museum, also a Smithsonian Affiliate.  Southwest Art Magazine included Hopkins on its’ list of 10 prominent people who are “making noteworthy contributions to the art world.”
Hopkins holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Syracuse University.  While in college he participated in the Army ROTC program and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant upon graduation.   Hopkins then attended the Infantry Officer Basic Course at Ft. Benning, Georgia and follow on special weapons courses. He has completed courses in art history at Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University and the University of Wyoming, as well as museum studies courses at West Georgia State University.  He received a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from the University of Oklahoma.  While at OU he completed his Master’s Thesis: Andy Warhol Played Cowboys and Indians, under the direction of faculty advisor Byron Price.  Among the nearly 100 exhibitions Hopkins has curated or co-curated are Ansel Adams: Before and After, Blazing the Trail: 50 Years of the Cowboy Artists of America, Selling the Sizzle: The Art of Movie Posters and American Spirit Remembered: The Art of Mort Kuntsler
Hopkins twice served as a juror for the annual Arts for the Parks exhibition in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and has also judged the annual Cowboy Artists of America Show and Sale in Phoenix, Arizona and the Coors Western Art Sale in Denver, Colorado.  He has had articles published in American Art Review, Western Art Collector, and Persimmon Hill.  In 2010 he was honored with the prestigious Flourish Award, given annually to a leader who has helped the arts flourish in Georgia.  He recently served a two year term as President of the Museums West Consortium, a group including the 15 largest and most important Western museums. 
Hopkins resides in Cartersville, Georgia with his wife Joyce and four children.

INVOCATION:  Clay Prickett



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Upcoming Events
Interclub - Northside
Second - Ponce de Leon Baptist Church
May 25, 2017
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Intraclub - Atlanta Satellite Breakfast
Landmark Diner
Jun 06, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:45 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!
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
Kevin Isakson is a Principal with Isakson Living the developer and manager of Park Springs and Peachtree Hills Place, a corporate member of our club.  Kevin’s responsibilities include site selection, acquisition and zoning as well as overseeing the Marketing and Sales of their communities.
Phillip Rogers is a founding employee and senior vice president of Capital Markets with Atlantic Capital Bank, a publicly traded, multi-state community bank offering superior financing solutions and treasury services to mid-market and emerging growth companies.  He can be reached at
Clay Prickett is an engineering design & manufacturing consultant for the consumer goods industry, helping corporations and individuals alike bring their ideas for new products to market. He can be reached at 404-326-0229 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
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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
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