Determined to bring more community service opportunities to the area, Steven Kreiger and Jesse Wood, president of the Exchange Club of Poquoson, are spearheading the effort of starting the Exchange Club of Gloucester-Mathews.
For more than 100 years, Exchange Clubs across the United States have inspired change through projects of service in Americanism, the community and youth programs. These groups also focus on the prevention of child abuse, which is the National Exchange Club’s nationwide project.
In order to be recognized as a club by the national organization, the Exchange Club of Gloucester-Mathews needs at least 15 members. However, a membership of 25 or more is ideal, according to Wood.
The club is seeking men and women of all ages and walks of life who are looking to help out in the community. “Everyone who comes in could bring something unique to the table,” said Kreiger.
Those who become members do not have to come to every meeting or every project. Wood said th...
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