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 Yet despite his history of arrests, the Knights of Columbus — a Catholic community service club — allowed Brignac to become a member of a chapter at St. Mary Magdalen in Metairie. Ramon Antonio Vargas | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "Leon Cannizzaro finds one defendant who got away particularly vexing -- George Brignac," 18 Dec. 2020 This week, the chat will be with Fulshear-Simonton Lions Club, a non-political service club based in Fulshear. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "THIS WEEK: Katy City Council taking final look at 2020-21 budget," 27 Sep. 2020 The Rotary Club is a service club and a social one meeting for lunch every week. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Q&A: Cypress Rotarians continue their mission despite coronavirus woes," 18 Sep. 2020 Every couple of weeks, students from a service club at St. Ignatius High School would drop by the meeting hall at the complex on 19th Avenue in San Francisco to run the bingo game, the one with the $5 grand prize. Steve Rubenstein, SFChronicle.com, "On the bright side: Neighbors come together, stay apart to celebrate 100th birthday," 3 Apr. 2020 Our residents are eager to come to the aid of each other, whether that be through Community Care, our service clubs and, of course, our schools. Linda Gandee/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland, "North Ridgeville schools are recipients of touching generosity," 22 Oct. 2019 Pivec, Oregon State’s senior leader who graduated in three years with a bio-health sciences degree, volunteers at a women’s homeless shelter and together with Slocum started a community service club for athletes. New York Times, "The Best College Basketball Rivalry Right Now Is in Oregon," 7 Feb. 2020 Almost every civic organization and service club has seen a dramatic decline in membership in recent years. John Carlisle, Freep.com, "Polka, bingo and fish fries are slowly saving VFW post in Michigan's U.P.," 29 Nov. 2019 For years, service clubs were the backbone of small-town community life in America. John Carlisle, Freep.com, "Polka, bingo and fish fries are slowly saving VFW post in Michigan's U.P.," 29 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of service club

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 Dec 2020

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“Service club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/service%20club. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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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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