The Auburn Civitans had American flags flying downtown on Flag Day, June 14, 2016. The Civitans have been displaying flags downtown on national holidays since 1965. This project is supported by the City of Auburn and many Auburn businesses.
Dr. Cari Dunn, Brittany and Brooke Owens, and Stacy Jinright from the Exceptional Outreach Organization (EOO) spoke to the Auburn Civitan Club at the Eagles’s Nest of Monarch Estate on June 3, 2016. The EOO is a non profit 501 (c) (3) organization, comprised of various community representatives and parent board members. As a foundation, it is their mission to provide programs for exceptional individuals with special needs by fostering growth through recreation, education, and social activities.
The Auburn Civitans had American flags flying downtown on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016. The Civitans have been displaying flags downtown on national holidays since 1965. This project is supported by the City of Auburn and many Auburn businesses.
This was the first time the flags were placed on the new, pedestrian lights downtown. Formerly, they were on parking meters about three feet above the sidewalk. The new lights feature flag holders about eight feet above the base.
At the Auburn University Club, on May 21, 2016, the Auburn Civitan Club held a program meeting. The speaker was Jason Harbison, Manager of Trademark Licensing, Office of Trademark Management & Licensing at Auburn University. Mr. Harbison’s interesting talk concerned the responsibility of his office for management of Auburn University’s valuable brand through the protection and promotion of Auburn’s trademarks, wordmarks, logos, slogans, etc.
The Auburn Civitans ran a rest stop for the Bo Bikes Bama event April 30, 2016. The ride attracted about 1500 riders and raised funds for the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund.
Our rest stop served about 950 riders on the 60–mile route, providing food, drinks, and restroom facilities.
Bo Jackson started this event in 2012, one year after a series of tornados ripped through Alabama, destroying many homes. Since 2012, Bo Bikes Bama has raised over $1 million and brought thousands of people together.
The annual Auburn Bike Bash took place at Bailey Park on April 23, 2016. Over 150 riders rode their choices of 3–, 10– and 18– mile routes and had a lot of fun activities at the Park. Including volunteers and sponsors, about 300 folks took part in this year’s Bash.
The Auburn Civitan Club is a major sponsor of the Bash and many members helped out this year as traffic marshals and helping with registration tables and kids’ activities.