Webmaster & Editor, Hayes Ratledge; Photographer, David Brown

Ron Leonard, Pattie Ward Miller, Dorothy Burnette and Patricia Daye, Guilford College Community Civitan Club

President Jan Johnston introducing Mike Williams, Governor, NC District East Civitan

Lt . Governors, Area 1, Joe and Zelma Higgins

Guilford College Community Civitan Club

Janet Shepherd; Sue Harvey; Dale Metz; Willie Pegram; Hayes Ratledge

David Brown presents birthday card to Patricia Daye- the card was signed by all present

President Jan Johnston introducing Mike Williams, Governor, NC District East Civitan

Dale Metz, Herbin-Metz Education Center

Sue Harvey, Principal, Herbin-Metz Education Center

Speakers from YWCA Family Services: Michelle Cheek, Volunteer Coordinator and Jan Hill, Director and Case Manager

Mike Williams, new Governor, NC District East, speaking to our club & inducting new members & installing new officers

Willie Pegram is our  President
4520 Fence Dr., Greensboro, NC 27409
Phone 336.668.1088
email: pegram33@att.net

Our mailing address:
Guilford College Community Civitan Club
PO Box 8695
Greensboro, NC 27419


Civitans seek to be more informed about their communities and improve themselves through lifelong learning. Civitan programs range from community issues addressed by local government, business and media leaders to personal and professional development seminars. Through informative programs Civitans learn about the needs of their community, and as concerned community leaders Civitans focus their efforts on deserving causes. A few of our recent programs have included:

Health issues; Law enforcement; School safety; Teen Challenge; HorsePower mission; Resource conservation; Boys and Girls Homes of Lake Waccamaw; Travel; Self-improvement; Community awareness; Environmental issues; Driver education; Financial planning; Computer awareness; Website; ARC mission; Retirement planning; Proper use of a fire extinguisher.


Civitans are dedicated to improving their communities through helping others. On the International level, Civitan funds the Civitan International Research Center, a center for research and treatment of intellectual and other developmental disabilites. On the local level, however Civitans are involved in a variety of service projects to help residents of our community. Here are just a few of the community service projects of our club which you may choose to participate in: 


Candy Box, Horse Show, Fruit Cakes. Autobell Car Wash.


Junior Civitans; Special Olympics, State & Local; Greensboro ARC; Boys & Girls Home; Essay   Contest, Western Guilford High; Pool Pals; HorsePower; Teen Challenge; Hospice of Greensboro; Crime Stoppers of Greensboro and Guilford County.

  • International Special Olympics
  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • MR Group Homes
  • Western Guilford High School
  • Katherine H. Lancaster Scholarship
  • Duke Child Development Unit
  • Annual Essay Contest
  • Junior Civitan Club
  • Teen Challenge – Substance Abuse Rehabilitation
  • HorsePower, Inc.,Therapeutic Riding-special needs persons

Our website was awarded Outstanding Club Website in Civitan International, First Place, three times - 3rd place once

Our website also won 1st place Outstanding Club Website, NC District East Civitan, mid-size club category, since the award began in 2010

Membership in our club currently stands at 37 members. We are a club with both male and female members. The club officers and board of directors members for the Guilford College Community Civitan Club for 2016-2017 and their email addresses (or phone numbers)

President, Willie Pegram - pegram33@att.net
President-Elect, Janet Shepherd - jjanetshep@aol.com
Secretary, Hayes Ratledge - hayes@hayesratledge.com
Treasurer, Bill Riggs - briggs9@triad.rr.com
Sergeant-at-arms, Thelma Burritt - 336.632.8866
Chaplain, Mildred Mallard - mildredmallard@triad.rr.com 

  • Boys and Girls Home of Lake Waccamaw
  • Civitan International Research Center for those with physical & intellectual disabilities, Birmingham, AL
  • Gateway Education Center
  • ARC
  • Special Olympics
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Hospice
  • Inner Rhythm Choir– Special Needs
  • Crime Stoppers of Greensboro & Guilford County

Some of the charitable causes supported by our fund raising projects:

Hayes Ratledge is our Secretary & Webmaster
608 Stage Coach Ct, Greensboro, NC 27409
Phone 336-299-3976
email: hayes@guilfordcollegecommunitycivitanclub.org

Bill Riggs is our club Treasurer ,                                           7700 Wilder Ct, Greensboro, NC 27409                                     Phone 336-668-2692                                                            email: briggs9@triad.rr.com


Please join us at any meeting for Fellowship, Food & Service to others. Guests are very welcome.

Our regular club meetings are held the 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 12 noon, New Garden Friends Meeting, 801 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC


Fellowship is an important part of a growing and productive service club. Civitan offers its members many opportunities to socialize, meet new friends and network with business associates. Working together on club projects is fun and there is always time to enjoy the company of other members and guests at club meetings throughout the year. Civitan plans special events and evenings just for members and their guests at times just for fun. Here is a sampling of some of Civitan activities:

  • Two luncheon meetings per month
  • Annual Family Christmas Dinner
  • Summer Family Picnic
  • Annual Clergy Appreciation Dinner
  • District and Area Meetings
  • International Conventions

The next club meeting will be Thursday, March 1, 2018, 12 Noon, New Garden Friends Meeting.

Hui (Stacey) Che from Church World Services will be our speaker.