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Kiwanis installs new slate of officers

Pete Hoogendonk and Bobby Kilgo

Lt. Gov. Pete Hoogendonk inducts Bobby Kilgo as President of the Darlington Kiwanis Club for the 2019-2020 Kiwanis year. Kilgo served as president of the Club in 2014-2015.


During the annual meeting on Thursday, the Darlington Kiwanis Club had a special guest, Lt. Gov. Pete Hoogendonk, to induct the new slate of officers for the 2019-2020 Kiwanis Year.

Bill Moore and Bobby Kilgo

Incoming President Bobby Kilgo presents Immediate Past President Bill Moore Jr. will a plaque honoring his service to the Darlington Kiwanis Club. During his tenure, Moore has improved both the oyster roast and pancake supper fundraisers to be more enjoyable and more profitable events.

The Board of Directors includes President Bobby Kilgo, President Elect Charles Bailey, Secretary John Segars, Treasurer Linwood Epps, Past President Bill Moore Jr., Spiritual Aims Chris Byrd, Membership Robby Kilgo, Attendance David Vaughan, Sponsored Youth Jane Lloyd, Public Relations Lisa Rock, Fundraising Bill Moore Jr., and Youth Services Diane Sigmon.  

Darlington's Club, one of the oldest in the area and founded in 1921, meets every other Thursday at 1 p.m. at Darlington Country Club for a buffet lunch and program.

The group sponsors a variety of projects focused on children in the community including Terrific Kids, other academic awards, and scholarships for Darlington Key Club members among other community projects.

The next fundraiser will be the Kiwanis Pancake & Sausage Supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 126 Pearl St. Eat-in, take-out, or drive-thru plates are $7 each.

The next club meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3, will feature a presentation by Mr. Frank Stoda about his search and rescue missions at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

Find the Club online at www.facebook.com/DarlingtonKiwanis.

President Elect Charles Bailey and Mr. Kilgo


Incoming President Bobby Kilgo inducts Assistant Fire Chief Charles Bailey as President-Elect for the Kiwanis 2019-2020 year. Bailey will serve as President for the 2020-2021 Kiwanis year.