service club

noun

Definition of service club

1 : a club of business or professional men or women organized for their common benefit and active in community service
2 : a recreation center for enlisted personnel provided by one of the armed services

Examples of service club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Belle Fringer retired in the mid-1970s, but continued to serve our community in service clubs, the Republican Party and the American Legion. Kevin Dayhoff, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Dayhoff: My first grade teacher Belle Fringer, the wife of a hero, the mother of a hero, and my hero," 14 Sep. 2019 Bachelorette parties toting gigantic cut-outs of the groom’s face dominate bottle-service club nights in Las Vegas. Hope Corrigan, Quartzy, "Today’s bachelorette parties have everything—except budgets," 6 Sep. 2019 Founded in 1991, Equinox operates 100 full-service clubs globally and owns SoulCycle, Pure Yoga, and Blink Fitness. Fortune, "Inside the ‘Ultimate High-Performance Luxury Lifestyle’ Experience at the New Equinox Hotel," 20 July 2019 Individuals, families and organizations, such as scouts, school or church groups, neighborhood associations and service clubs, are welcome to sign up. cleveland.com, "Annual Cain Park Arts Festival is July 12-14; Wigs for Kids Day 5K takes place July 20; more: Press Run," 5 July 2019 Most major American cities are home to at least one exclusive social group similar to the Bohemian Club, but many traditionally male-only organizations such as golf clubs and service clubs have opened their ranks to women in recent years. Washington Post, "California county questions security deal for men-only club," 10 June 2019 The San Marcos Youth Ambassador program offers volunteer opportunities for high school students and provides assistance to city, local service clubs, charities and Chamber of Commerce events. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Kids gardening class focuses on Bugs ... community events," 4 May 2018 All is fine, thank you: Fines are a fact of life at service clubs, where proceeds routinely go to charity. Diane Bell, sandiegouniontribune.com, "A sign of hope in an age of political incivility," 11 June 2018 Bottle service clubs catered to the ostentatious new crew. Marisa Meltzer, Town & Country, "In the Hamptons, Staying In Is the New Going Out," 27 June 2016

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First Known Use of service club

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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service club

noun

English Language Learners Definition of service club

US : a national organization that is made up of groups of local people who work to improve their communities

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