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Service organizations make push for younger members

Claire Tupper and Laurie Worden, lower left, and Megan Lehman, middle right, pack food bags for HACAP with other Cedar Rapids Kiwanis members and Key Club members from Xavier and Prairie high schools. CREDIT CEDAR RAPIDS KIWANIS
Traditional service groups like Kiwanis and Rotary are not your grandfather’s clubs anymore. Instead, they have been actively recruiting women and young professionals in the past few years. When Brooke Fitzgerald, 40, first attended a Cedar Rapids Downtown Rotary Club meeting as a guest speaker eight or nine years ago, she felt out of place. […]
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