ALABAMA DISTRICT EXCHANGE CLUBS
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ADEC Energized Members
100th National Exchange Club Convention
Eleven Exchangites from various clubs in Alabama represented the Alabama District Exchange Clubs at the 100th National Exchange Club Convention at the Nugget Casino and Resort in Reno, Nevada, July 12-14. The convention was full of fun, fellowship, seminars, and food! Opening events were held Wednesday night, July 11th. The convention kicked off strong on Thursday morning with a session full of business and awards. Afterwards was the Youth of the Year Luncheon. Thursday afternoon held another business session. Thursday night, young leaders from across the nation gathered to network and discuss ways to bring more young people into Exchange. Friday started off with a business session which was followed by the One Nation Under God Luncheon and a selection of seminars. Friday concluded with a Berkey Fellows dinner. Saturday started with a networking breakfast. A business session followed, and seminars started after lunch. The day and convention concluded that evening with a special banquet to induct the national officers for 2018-2019 and to give out more awards.
Above: Front Row left to right: Amber Shirley, Brenda Walker, Lina Schoen, John Schoen, Nita Stewart, Donna McClaney Jones, Joyce Franklin
Back Row left to right: Howard TInsley, Alexander Vainstein, Mickey Stewart, Billy Jones
Below: John and Linda Schoen doing some sightseeing on Lake Tahoe close to Reno, Nevada!
Tinsley Named as Court of Honor Inductee
At the 100th National Convention held in Reno, Nevada, on July 12-14th, Howard Tinsley was named as an inductee into the National Exchange Club's Court of Honor. Tinsley is a dedicated Exchangite who currently serves as Division 1 Director, a Volunteer Field Representative, and Club Treasurer. This honor is well deserved, and we are so proud to have him in our district! The ceremony to induct Tinsley and the other inductees was held in October at the National Exchange Club Headquarters in Toledo, Ohio.
The Alabama Delegation at the Installation Banquet on Saturday night of the Convention
2018-2019 ADEC OFFICERS
President: Joyce Franklin
President-Elect: Lisa DeShazo
Secretary: Linda Schoen
Donna McClaney Jones
ABOVE: The Stewarts socializing with other Exchange members at the afternoon cocktail at the NEC
BELOW: Amber Shirley poses in front of the backdrop at the NEC and Alexander Vainstein meets a real life Time Out Teddy!