Kiwanis Club of Portsmouth Celebrates 95th Anniversary


Examine the original Portsmouth Kiwanis Club Charter executed on June 8, 1921. A special birthday celebration was held at Portsmouth Holiday. Distinguished members with more than 25 years membership were honored including; Howard Harcha, Sr. 50 year member; David Kuhn, 45 year member; Ralph Scott II, Roger Drake, and Richard Grimm, 40 year members; James W. Kirsch and Robert Wilson, 35 year members, James Kricker, 30 year member; and Jean Taylor, Al Oliver, and Steven Conley, all 25 year members.

Scioto Brass Trio provided music, Oscar’s restaurant served a special celebration menu, and Union Mills Confectionary, created Kiwanis themed cakes for the Kiwanians and guess, which included visiting Kiwanis is Clubs from Chillicothe, Ironton, Lucasville, and New Boston