MOORESVILLE CIVITAN CLUB
Builders of Good Civitanship
Have you ever wanted to make a difference? The Mooresville Civitan, a local club of Civitan International, we are make a lasting impact on the people around us. Our local club comes together to help people right here in Mooresville, face to face. At the same time, Civitan International empowers us to make a lasting difference through international projects. Civitan offers fun volunteer opportunities for nearly every schedule and level of commitment. Club members also receive excellent leadership opportunities. Officers can take part in leadership training, and everyday Civitans hold office at the local, regional and even international levels! Across the globe, Civitan's have a great time making the world a better place and building good citizenship.
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month for a luncheon meeting at the Charles Mack Center at 215 N. Main Street in Mooresville NC. We start with a meet and greet at 11:45am followed by a buffet lunch at noon. We always have interesting speakers. Guest are always welcome. RSVP 704.799.6409.
Mooresville Civitan is a local club that dates back to 1977and part of the North Carolina West District of Civitan Clubs. All these clubs are part of the larger Civitan International. Civitan's are made up of volunteer service clubs around the world, dedicated to helping people in their own communities. Civitans have been helping people since the organization’s founding in 1917, by a group of businessmen determined to make a difference in their community.
In the 1950’s, Civitan adopted a special emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities. Civitan was one of the major supporters of Special Olympics International, and thousands of Civitans still support these local events. Civitan clubs also fund and organize special camps and events for people with developmental disabilities.
The Mooresville Civitan Club has certainly adopted this special emphasis as well as Mooresville Civitan's are out in the Mooresville and Lake Norman communities raising funds and sponsoring service projects.
To learn more about how to join Civitan, click below and a member will contact you directly.
THE CIVITAN CREED - TELLS IT ALL!
I AM CIVITAN: as old as life, as young as the rainbow, as endless as time.
MY HANDS do the work of the world and reach out in service to others.
MY EARS hear the cry of children and the call throughout the world for
peace, guidance, progress, and unity.
MY EYES search for others to join in the fellowship and service of Civitan.
MY MOUTH utters the call to daily duty and speaks prayers in every tongue.
MY MIND teaches me respect for law and the flag of my country.
MY HEART beats for every friend, bleeds for every injury to humanity, and
throbs with joy at every triumph of truth.
MY SOUL knows no fear but its own unworthiness.
MY HOPE is for a better world through Civitan.
MY MOTTO: builders of good citizenship.
MY BELIEF: do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
MY PLEDGE: to practice the Golden Rule and to build upon it a better and nobler citizenship.
WHO WE HELP
People with Developmental Disabilities
Civitans host special events, support developmental disability camps and group homes, and raise funds for the Civitan International Research Center. This amazing facility, founded by Civitan, produces groundbreaking research into cognitive disorders, and brings hope to countless families around the world.
Civitan members have a great time helping local people in need. We hold fundraisers, volunteer at the soup kitchens, and conduct food drives for those who need it most Mooresville Civitans know they make a difference in people’s lives.
People with Physical Disabilities
Civitans work to see that people with physical disabilities have the opportunities they deserve. We have constructed wheelchair ramps, loan out assistive devices, and fund accessible playground equipment for children of all abilities.
Mooreville Civitans have an awesome time working with our local youth! Civitans run after-school programs, sponsor youth sports teams, and hold joint service projects with young people through our sponsored Mooresville Junior Civitan Clubs.
Mooresville Civitan Clubs are among the most visible groups in our community. Civitans organize special events such as the Election Day Port-a-Pit BBQ Chicken for our local charities, the Annual Polar Plunge for LKN Special Olympics (January), Twilight Golf Tournament (April), host public officials and local organizations as guest speakers at our meetings. We also support local veterans, first responders and the clergy with special events.
The Mooresville Civitan Club sponsors a number of major projects during the year for some great local organizations who make our community a better place to live. Here are just a few.
School Supplies for EC Teachers - August 2019
Election Day Port-a-Pit BBQ Chicken - Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019
Halloween Candy - Month of October
Jingle Bell Jam - January 2020- Mooresville High School - a Junior Civitan Major Event
Special Olympics Basketball Skills - January, 2020 - War Memorial
Special Olympics Bowling - March, 2020 - Victory Lanes
Special Olympics Games MGSD - MHS Football Field - May 2020
Plus a number of Lake Norman Special Olympics events throughout the year
Volunteers and sponsors are always needed!