July 2020 Champions of Service

July 2020 Champions of Service

Hendersonville Civitan Club | North Carolina West Hendersonville Civitan Club added a little beauty and charm to their city when they participated in the Hendersonville Bearfootin’ Bears event. Each bear is thoughtfully painted and decorated by different organizations...
Today’s Civitan Women

Today’s Civitan Women

There is no set definition of what it means to be a woman in Civitan. Our female members represent all races, colors, and creeds. They are pioneers. They are leaders. They are builders of good citizenship in their communities. Some joined because friends and family...
Daring to be Different

Daring to be Different

Polly Mooney Forestier was merely a spectator when she accompanied her husband to the Civitan International Convention in Boston in 1974. What she witnessed there became history, as the membership barely passed an amendment to the organization’s bylaws. Civitan would...
Member Spotlight: Peter Giftos

Member Spotlight: Peter Giftos

Timing is everything in life. It was the summer of 1956. Western Grizzard, a field secretary for Civitan International, had traveled to Pittsfield, Massachusetts, looking to build a new club. He walked into the bank across the street from his hotel and asked the Vice...