May 2020

Staying Connected by John Sofley, North Carolina District West Governor 

As confirmed cases of COVID-19 started to emerge in North Carolina just nine days before the North Carolina District West spring district meeting, Governor Sofley brainstormed how to carry out the meeting virtually. With the support of Civitan International staff, Sofley and other district leaders adopted a virtual approach. Learn more about how North Carolina District West shifted to an online meeting to conduct their spring district meeting. Click here to read more.

Q&A with Dr. Craig Powell, Director of the Civitan International Research Center

Concerned about the impact COVID-19 is having on our flagship project, the Civitan International Research Center? Dr. Powell, Director of the CIRC, answered questions about transitions researchers and clinicians have made to keep everyone safe. Click here to read more.

Champions of Service: Club News

From donating meals to sending heartwarming notes of encouragement, Civitans have  found ways to support their communities during this difficult and unprecedented time. Whether organizing as a club or acting on their own, one thing unites these Civitans – they are Champions of Service. Learn more about these unique projects. Click here to read more.

More from the May 2020 issue of Civitan Magazine

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