Membership Newsletter
Aug 16, 2022

Cookout for the Kids at Hillside
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta first annual  meeting in 1919
Camp Kiwanis in Danielsville, GA
Upcoming Speakers
Aug 16, 2022 11:45 AM
The Growth of Presidential Power in Growth and Security Policy
The Growth of Presidential Power in Growth and Security Policy

THIS IS A KCA HYBRID MEETING.  Our Speaker will be joining us IN PERSON!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND IN PERSONRegistration closes on Aug 12 at Noon.

To View on Zoom:  Click Here.

A former senior government official, Bob Kennedy is president/CEO of the Atlanta Council on International Relations. He served more than 20 years as Professor of International Affairs at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia and was elected professor emeritus upon retirement. His prior positions include serving as director of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; Deputy Commandant, NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy; Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of National Security Studies, U.S. Army War College; Senior Researcher at the U.S. Army’s Strategic Studies Institute; Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; an enlisted man in the U.S. Army; and command pilot on active duty with the U.S. Air Force and later with the reserve forces.

Bob was a Fulbright Scholar in Peru, holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Georgetown University and a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy, is recipient of the Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award from the Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, a Doctorate Honoris Cause from the Bulgarian National Defense College, and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. For his work with Russia in the early post-Cold War period, he was elected as a permanent member of the Academy of Security, Defense, and Law Enforcement, Russian Federation with the title of Professor. For his efforts in helping Romania meet the requirements for NATO membership, the President of Romania awarded him the title of Commander.

He has lectured and published widely. His latest book is The Road to War: Congress’ Historic Abdication of Responsibility.  

Bob has been married to Vevonna Marie Clark for more than 55 years.  They have two married sons, Shaun and Teague and seven grandchildren.

INVOCATION: Tony Callaway
Aug 23, 2022 11:45 AM
"Shepherd Center: Past, Present and Future" - Golden Rule Award Presentation
Aug 30, 2022 5:30 PM
The Breman Museum - History with Chutzpah!
Sep 06, 2022 11:45 AM
Managing Wildfire
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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
Hybrid Meetings Have Begun! We currently have spaces for up to 40 members - email the office for more information or register in the events section on our website at! You can still attend via Zoom!
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
Aug 13, 2022
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Aug 16 -Dr. Robert Kennedy, In Person Registration
2nd Floor, Loudermilk Conference Center
Aug 16, 2022
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Aug 23 - Jamie Shepherd, In Person Registration
2nd Floor, Loudermilk Conference Center
Aug 23, 2022
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
KCA 5th Tuesday - The Breman Museum
The Breman Museum
Aug 30, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
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KCA 5th Tuesday, Aug 30 at Breman Museum
Our next 5th Tuesday social and networking event will be Aug 30 at the Breman Museum!  Enjoy light snacks and adult beverages while viewing "History with Chutzpah"!  RSVP by Aug 25th - and remember that this takes the place of the Noon Luncheon meeting.
Past Presidents Day at Kiwanis Club of Atlanta is August 16th!
All Past Presidents of the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta will be recognized and celebrated at our annual Past Presidents Luncheon on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. 
Please let the office know by Thursday, Aug 11th if you can attend so we can be sure to recognize you.  Please email
2022 Kiwanis Foundation of Atlanta Grants Program Now Open
Applications are now being accepted for a 2022 Grant from the Kiwanis Foundation of Atlanta.  If your organization would like to be considered for a grant, please review the Grant Guidelines and fully complete the online Application, ensuring that your organization meets the criteria.  Please note that the grants committee will only select two (2) new organizations to receive a grant and will typically be between $500 - $1,000.  Your grant request should reflect this.
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.
Automatic In Person Attendance Registration Available!
Are you attending the KCA weekly meetings in person all the time and want to skip the registration process?  Just email Karen at and have your name added to the automatic attendance list.  Easy Peasy.  All we ask is that you let us know when you ARE NOT going to be there so we don't have extra food ordered.  Add your name to the list today and we will see you on Tuesday, Jan 4th!
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