service club

noun

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 There are no shortage of service clubs and organizations in need of volunteers. Dave Eshleman, The Mercury News, 7 Jan. 2024 The polio program is a partnership of the World Health Organization; the service club Rotary International; the CDC; UNICEF, the U.N. children’s fund; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Helen Branswell, STAT, 15 Sep. 2023 Tap volunteers Religious or fraternal organizations, high school or college service clubs, or community non-profits may have volunteers available to regularly call or visit. Liz Seegert, Fortune Well, 4 June 2023 The games were great fundraisers for churches, charities and service clubs. John Carlisle and Photos By Ryan Garza, Freep.com, 28 Apr. 2023 Other partners are: the CDC; the WHO; UNICEF, the U.N. Children’s Fund; and the service club Rotary International. Helen Branswell, STAT, 26 May 2023 Now only the last two nights survive, and both have to share this old building, which houses an organization that likewise sees its numbers dwindling, the same as all service clubs in the country, many of which have closed. John Carlisle and Photos By Ryan Garza, Freep.com, 28 Apr. 2023 The pool is also expected to service club teams like the City of Mobile Swim Association (CMSA) that hosts practices at Bishop State Community College’s pool but cannot host any competitive events. al, 2 Mar. 2023 She got involved in sports, a hip-hop step team that performed at pep rallies and a volunteer service club that performed duties around town. Elaine Ayala, ExpressNews.com, 5 Jan. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of service club was in 1926

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“Service club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/service%20club. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

service club

noun
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 persons provided by one of the armed services

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