Membership Newsletter
Sep 7, 2021

Cookout for the Kids at Hillside
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta first annual  meeting in 1919
Camp Kiwanis in Danielsville, GA
Upcoming Speakers
Sep 07, 2021 12:00 PM
A Safer Atlanta: Then and Now, 20 years after 9/11
A Safer Atlanta: Then and Now, 20 years after 9/11

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

TO REGISTER TO ATTEND IN PERSON, Click this Registration Link Registration closes on Aug 20th at Noon.

To View on Zoom: Click Here.

Dr. Joye Purser serves as Regional Director for CISA Region 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC and TN). In this role, she is responsible for the cyber, physical, and chemical security of the homeland in the Region 4 area of responsibility.  She works with public sector partners such as state, local, tribal, and territorial governments as well as private-sector entities in the financial, sports, manufacturing, education, health, and other sectors essential to our nation’s homeland security.

Prior to her role at CISA, Dr. Purser worked in the private sector at a global management consulting firm, advising the Centers for Disease Control on Continuity of Operations as well as Enterprise Risk Management activities, and with Harris County, Texas, on pandemic recovery operations. Before that, Dr. Purser was employed for nearly two decades in public service leadership positions at the Pentagon, White House, and as a congressional staffer. Her experience also includes stints at a research advocacy nonprofit and as a technical consultant for the Department of Energy.

A native of Cochran, Georgia, Dr. Purser has a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Georgia Tech and a Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas. She resides in Atlanta in the vicinity of CISA Region 4 headquarters.

Sep 14, 2021 11:45 AM
The Power of Family Stories
Sep 21, 2021 11:45 AM
The Future of Travel
Sep 28, 2021 11:45 AM
Growing With Google
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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
Sep 7 - Dr. Joye Purser - In Person Attendance
2nd Floor Loudermilk Center
Sep 07, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
Boardroom, Loudermilk Center
Sep 07, 2021
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
USO Airport Greeting
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Sep 11, 2021
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Plan now for the 43rd Annual AMIS Welcome Reception
43rd AMIS Welcome Reception for International Students and Scholars
Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Georgia Tech’s Coda Tech Square Plaza
(756 W. Peachtree St NW). 
Join us in welcoming new international students studying at colleges and universities in metro Atlanta and invite them to join AMIS opportunities like the Amigo Friendship Program.  This outdoor event will feature live music from local and student groups, international food, icebreaker activities and raffle door prizes.  Learn more and pre-register at  Or, contact Irene Wong at
Join the KCA Hospitality Committee!
Would you like to get to know our club members better and help greet them as well as our guests at our weekly in person meetings?  If so, then join the Hospitality Committee ... all it takes is a smile!
A Special Thanks to Our USO Volunteers
A very special thanks to some of our Kiwanians for their dedicated service to our troops and the USO:
John Ottley, Dick Stephens, Gloria Tippin, Tommy and Tammy Herrington, Joel Cowan, David Moore, George Wieder, Jim Duffie, Mike Halpin, Jeb and Marsha Howell, Michael Butkus.
Over the past year you have braved Corona and the prolonged parking mess by continuing to serve at the airport and to drive way up north to collect and deliver the donated sandwiches to our USO location.  Your unwavering support is very much appreciated!
Heidy Brusitus,
Chair, Military Affairs Committee
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.
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta Opens up Meetings - Meal Credits End Soon!
The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta weekly meetings are open for everyone to attend and we have plenty of space for those that are concerned with social distancing.  And effective September 1st, no meal credits will be issued for those of you who are either taking them toward your dues or as a donation to the foundation.  We will continue to Zoom and record the meetings as a membership benefit!  We hope to see your smiling face in person - just remember to make your RSVP by the Friday Noon prior to the Tuesday lunch meeting in order to be guaranteed a meal.  After this date, meals will only be available if there is a cancellation or if the caterer can add one on.
Member Birthdays
Member Birthdays
Heather Rowles
September 2
Joe Gardner
September 2
Marbury Rainer
September 3
Charlie Elsas
September 8
Doug Payne
September 10
Mary James
September 12
Steven Miller
September 12
Firooz Israel
September 13
JK Kirkwood
September 15
Sam Snider
September 18
Bradley Martin
September 20
Leslie Myers
September 20
Anne Skae
September 22
Emily Acker
September 22
Melvin Pittman
September 23
Wilbur Warner
September 23
J.D. Humphries
September 27
Jack McFarland
September 27
Scott Sikes
September 27
Carol Wesley
September 28
Harry Lamon
September 29
Kimmy Yon
September 30
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