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

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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 Awaiting them will be nearly 300 vendor booths featuring arts and crafts, local and regional businesses, service clubs and religious organizations. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Rancho Bernardo, "RB Alive! Expo returns on Sunday," 30 May 2018 Proceeds benefit the service club’s scholarships and projects benefiting women and girls. Sentinel Staff, Ramona Sentinel, "Our Town Calendar: April 26-May 2," 25 Apr. 2018 Doug was also generous with his time, as he was actively involved in community service and the growth of volunteerism through various service clubs in Florida. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Deaths in South Florida: 4/25," 25 Apr. 2018 The Lions were established in 1917 by a businessman who wanted to start a service club that would help improve communities. Houston Chronicle, "With dad out of the country, boyfriend takes on parenting," 15 Apr. 2018 SAN MARCOS Kiwanis club meets Tuesdays for lunch The Kiwanis Club of Lake San Marcos, a community service club, sponsors a weekly luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the St. Mark Golf Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Daughters of American Revolution recognize mentor," 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of service club

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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service club

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English Language Learners Definition of service club

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

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