2018- 2019 Distinguished Club President and G. Harold Martin Outstanding Club President Award Application
Deadline: March 7, 2019
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NOTE: Once you start the completion of this form, your progress WILL NOT be saved. For this reason, you must take the time to complete this form in one sitting.
General Instructions
There are two levels of recognition for the President’s Award: Distinguished Club President and G. Harold Martin
Outstanding Club President.
You only have to complete one application in order to be eligible for one or both of these awards.
In order to be eligible for the Distinguished Club President Award, the Club President must meet ALL the mandatory award
criteria and earn at least 207 points.
All Distinguished Club Presidents will receive a label pin at the District Conference (DCON).
To be eligible for the G. Harold Martin Outstanding Club President Award, the Club President must be recognized as a
Distinguished Club President, meet ALL other mandatory award criteria, and earn at least 452 points.

Only Distinguished Club Presidents will be judged for the G. Harold Martin Outstanding Club President Award.

Information provided must be exactly as found at http://floridakeyclub.org/club-directory/,
http://floridakeyclub.org/membership-verification/ , and on the Officer’s Information Form (OIF).
All applicable fields must be completed or the applicant will be disqualified.

G. Harold Martin Outstanding Club President Award Background
After graduating from Ohio University in 1921, G. H. Martin went to Ohio State University Law School where he received
his J.D. degree in 1923, and moved to Ft. Lauderdale in 1925 to start his law practice. Mr. Martin was the founder of Boy
Scout Troop #1, Toys for Tots, and Every Child a Swimmer. He started a Key Club at Fort Lauderdale High School in 1936
and, founded Key Club International in 1943, and attended all but two of the first 50 Key Club International Conventions. He also helped found the first YMCA in 1944, served as Charter President of the Broward County Cancer Society from
1954 to 1959, and served as Judge of the Municipal Court of Fort Lauderdale from 1932 to 1936. Mr. Martin added 15 new
Kiwanis Clubs and 13 Key Clubs to the Florida District while serving as Governor in 1948. Notably, G. H. Martin received the Key Club International Key of Honor in both 1965 and 1979.
There is no figure in the history of Key Club or Kiwanis International who serves as a better example of the
qualities of an outstanding club president as evidenced by Mr. Martin’s life of unselfish, dedicated, and committed servant
leadership.

 This is not an award given lightly and is one of great honor.
 This award is given to the club president who did truly outstanding work as president and can show this through
his/her efforts.
 The top five who qualify for the G. Harold Martin Outstanding Club Presidents will receive the award at the District
Conference (DCON).
 The distinguished president judged to be the most outstanding will also receive one $1000 college scholarship
provided by the Brooksville Kiwanis Club.

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