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Dayton Kiwanis to Celebrate 100 Years of history and service

 

August 11, 2022

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The Dayton Hotel was the location of the first Dayton Kiwanis Club meeting. The club is holding its Centennial celebration on Saturday, September 17 at 5:30 p.m.

DAYTON-100 years! The Dayton Kiwanis Club has set the date of its Centennial celebration for Saturday, September 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Barn at Blue Meadows on North Touchet Road.

Kim Lyonnais, club president, said, "We're looking forward to a fun, wonderful evening with a catered dinner followed by a presentation of 100 years of history in Dayton."

The Walla Walla Kiwanis Club sponsored the first organizational meeting at the Hotel Dayton on October 19, 1922, with 59 charter members in attendance. Dayton's Club grew to over 70 members in the 1930s and 1940s.

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