DAR supports history, education, patriotism

DAR supports history, education, patriotism

Osceola History celebrates History Month in May of each year. Throughout the month we will feature an article about local heritage organizations. Daughters of the American Revolution Patriotism and interest in early United States history experienced a revival in 1890. Women were excluded from men’s organizations and began to form their own groups. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) was one such […]

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Woman’s Club of St. Cloud helped establish city library

Woman’s Club of St. Cloud helped establish city library

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month we are featuring articles about service organizations in Osceola County. Woman’s Club of St. Cloud The Woman’s Club of St. Cloud traces its beginnings to a small group of women who met in a tent on March 14, 1910, soon after the city of St. Cloud, Florida, was formed. Known as the Ladies Improvement Club, the women […]

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Lions Club supports education, vision, and downtown projects

Lions Club supports education, vision, and downtown projects

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Throughout the month we are featuring service organizations in Osceola County. Lions Club of Kissimmee When organized at a meeting on March 21, 1939, the Kissimmee Lions Club elected Robert W. Young Sr. as its first president. The official charter date was April 18, 1939, with a banquet held at the Arcade Hotel on April 26. It was the 64th […]

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Kiwanis Club has served community for 95 years

Kiwanis Club has served community for 95 years

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month we will share articles about the history of service organizations in Osceola County. Kissimmee Kiwanis Club Organized in April of 1925 with 44 members, the Kissimmee Kiwanis Club held its charter presentation dinner on May 28, 1925, at Bostain’s Hotel, with Ben Bostain installed as the club’s first president. Comprised of business and professional men of the […]

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