Civitan International to Hold Leadership Training for District Governors in Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, January 17, 2017 --( Civitan International is hosting the organization's annual Leadership Academy for district governors in Birmingham beginning January 20, 2017. The four-day conference is designed to help volunteer leaders from around the United States and Canada share different perspectives about good citizenship and community service.

"All of our leadership attendees are from different areas with a variety of professional backgrounds," says Kendyl Massey, International President-Elect for Civitan International. "We hope to share our different Civitan experiences to learn how service and volunteer work can impact lives."

The conference will cover topics ranging from recruitment to public relations and risk management. Attendees will also be treated to a tour of the Birmingham area, including the Civitan International Research Center (CIRC) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The CIRC is a project of Civitan International, which conducts cutting edge research in the area of developmental disorders - including Down Syndrome, Autism, Alzheimer's and many more brain-related health concerns.

Civitan International was founded in Birmingham in 1917 and is one of the largest service organizations worldwide with clubs in 48 countries. Civitan will host the annual convention in Birmingham in the summer of 2017 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the organization. For more information about Civitan International, contact or visit the website at
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Terry Schrimscher