Membership Newsletter
Feb 16, 2021

Cookout for the Kids at Hillside
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta first annual  meeting in 1919
Camp Kiwanis in Danielsville, GA
Upcoming Speakers
Feb 16, 2021 11:45 AM
Impact of the Pandemic on the Arts
Impact of the Pandemic on the Arts

This is a Virtual Club Meeting.  CLICK HERE to Register.

Susan V. Booth is the  Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, Alliance Theatre, and joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, and the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, as well as commercial partnerships on such projects as  The Prom;  Tuck Everlasting;  Ghost Brothers of Darkland County;  The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away;  Sister Act: The Musical;  Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk; and  Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. She has directed nationally at The Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern, DePaul and Emory universities and is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field. Booth’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by the Pussycat Foundation. She is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University and a Georgia Peace Officer Certification, alumnus, Chris McCord, returned to Moving in the Spirit to found and direct the boy’s program, Men in Motion. With over a decade of groundbreaking youth development experience, Chris works with youth both locally and internationally. He is an accomplished orator who shares his childhood story of triumph over hardship with an array of audiences, including: Emory University, University of Georgia, Leadership Atlanta and the Georgia Healthcare Foundation and TEDx Peachtree. Chris’ story of perseverance has been featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Dance Studio Life Magazine. As an artist, Chris has performed with several Atlanta-based companies and choreographers, including Beacon Dance, CityDance Ensemble-Atlanta and various Emory-based artists.  Chris is passionate about leadership and mentorship within his community. He motivates his students to discover their self-worth by creating a positive, safe environment.  

This session will be moderated by Dr. Rachanice Candy Tate, an Art Historian and Arts Administrator currently serving as Asst Dir of Emory University’s Center for Creativity & Arts. Dr. Tate is also an adjunct professor at Clark Atlanta Univ in the Art and Fashion Department. She is an alumna of Emory University (B.A.), Georgia State University (M.P.A.), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (M.A.), and Clark Atlanta University (D.A.H.). Her research interests include cultural politics of the Black Arts Movement, African American photographers, veterans’ history, and African Diaspora historic preservation. She has published in the Black Power Movement encyclopedia and her dissertation is on Atlanta’s Neighborhood Arts Center and the Black Arts Movement. Tate also leads the non-profit and its efforts to catalyze historic preservation of African Diaspora corridors of memory through oral history and the creation of culture centersmuseums, art galleries, and special event spaces in historic bank vaults, fire stations, military bases and more. She has raised more than $2M in preservation funds for Wheat Street Baptist Church and Morris Brown College; serves on the Boards of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and Historic Atlanta. 

INTRODUCTION: Margaret Reiser
INVOCATION: Michael Butkus
Feb 23, 2021 11:45 AM
Longleaf Pine: Investment in Our Future
Mar 02, 2021 11:45 AM
Mar 09, 2021 11:45 AM
Tales From Beyond the Gator Swamp
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Club Information
Learn. Serve. Connect.
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
The Loudermilk Center
40 Courtland St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States of America
(404) 521-1443
We are currently meeting via Zoom during the pandemic - email the office for more information and register on our website at!
Venue Map
Breakfast Satellite Location
When we resume in person meetings:
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30 am
Landmark Diner
3652 Roswell Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA  30352
Club Officers
President Elect
Vice President
Past President
Upcoming Events
USO Airport Greeting
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Feb 13, 2021
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Membership Growth Committee
Feb 16, 2021
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
Boardroom, Loudermilk Center
Mar 02, 2021
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
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Past KCA  Zoom! Virtual Club Meetings for You to Watch!
We have had great speakers during our Kiwanis Club of Atlanta Zoom meetings!  If you couldn't participate, we have saved all of them to Dropbox, but the most recent ones are available through the live link of the speaker name listed below!  Click more to see the list of the most recent speakers and send an email to to let us know which meetings you would like to have. laugh  Remember, you can always check out past speakers by viewing the past bulletins archived on our web site.
KCA Tuesday Zoom Meetings Feature Social Breakout Rooms!
Have you missed your Kiwanis friends at our regular Tuesday meetings?   If so, you can join them on our Zoom Virtual Meetings, each Tuesday at 11:45 am - Just bring your own lunch!
Let's Get Social with KCA Social Media
Welcome to Jennifer Pearson, our newest member and Social Media Guru!  Jennifer, along with our Public Relations team chaired by Thornton Kennedy wants you to connect, friend and like the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta on all of our social media!
KCA Office is Looking for a New Home!
The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta needs to find a new office next spring!  Our sublease is up in April, so we need to find a new office space.  If you, or someone you know, has about 150 - 200 sf of office space that we can use or get for a great price smiley please let us know.  We need to make arrangements in the next few months to coordinate our move.  Email Karen at
KCA Communications and Bulletins - We Want to Talk to You!
Are you having trouble receiving the KCA Bulletins and other email communications?  It appears that computer systems/servers who use Symantec are having trouble getting communications from our ClubRunner system delivered to their inboxes.  While we work on this issue with ClubRunner, I have an email list serve set up through Outlook to send the bulletins out each week to those who need it.  And if you are  having trouble receiving your quarterly bills, I can send them to you through QuickBooks.  Just email me at and I will add you to the list!
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