Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg’s 2019/2020 Officers Installed and Kiwanians of the Year Named

The Christiansburg Kiwanis Club’s officers for 2019-2020 are (l to r) Mark Cox, treasurer; Kelley Olsen,vice President; Glenn Wilson, president; and Teddy McCracken, secretary.                                      

At Thursday’s annual meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg Installed its officers for the 2019/2020 fiscal year.

The officers are as follows: President, Glen Wilson; Vice President, Kelly Olsen; Secretary,

Teddy McCracken; Assistant Secretary, Bruce Board; Treasurer, Mark Cox; Assistant Treasurer, Jonathan Beasley and Immediate Past President, Steve Simmons.

Directors installed who will serve thraough 2021 are Jim Vanhoozier, Carlton Sutphin, Emma Smith and Monty Thompson. Other directors remaining on the board through 2020 are Jonathan Beasley, Dennis Hunter, Bob Lewit, and Ernie Wade.

Outgoing directors as of Sept. 30, 2019 were Bruce Board, Gary Morris, Woody Nester and Kelley Olsen.

Kelly Olsen and Jim Vanhoozier was honored as the Co-Kiwanians of the Year. Olsen started and has successfully grown the Christiansburg Middle School’s Kiwanis Builder’s Club, served on the club’s board and has participated in many other club activities.

Vanhoozier, a longtime member has served in many capacities in the club and at the division and district levels. Recently, he led the effort to start the Kiwanis Club of Giles County; chaired the Hoppers’ concert, a fundraiser for the club; served on the Kiwanis Wilderness Trail Committee and participated in many other club activities.

Twenty members were recognized for perfect attendance for the year.

The club meets each Thursday evening at 6:30 at the Holiday Inn in Christiansburg.