Celebrate Exchange Day
Celebrate Exchange Day is observed next on Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 (32 days from today).
History of Celebrate Exchange Day
The National Exchange Club was held on March 27, on the anniversary of the founding of the first Local Social Club, in Detroit, Michigan, in 1911. The second club was founded in two following year in Toledo, Ohio. There were two clubs that are founded in Grand Rapids and Cleveland. It is until 1917 that the National Exchange Club was organized. It was founded by entrepreneurs who wanted to exchange ideas and information on how to help and serve their communities. Women were not allowed at first, but began to be allowed in 1985.
Today the Exchange Club is the only service specifically organization that serve for American communities. There are more than 650 local clubs with nearly 20,000 members. They focus on family, community and country. The Exchange Clubs fund activities using their three Service Programs, Americanism, Youth Program, and Community Service, as well as their National Project, which focuses on preventing prevent child abuse. The American service program promotes pride in the country, respect for freedoms, and gratitude for those who have served in the armed forces. It also honors the country's heritage and works to create unity. The Youth Program focuses on what benefits and encourages youth. College scholarships, youth mentoring, and service recognition are all part of this Service Program. Community Services focuses on supporting, serving neighbors and things in the community.
The National Program, adopted in 1979, focuses on the prevention of child abuse. It provides a wide range of public awareness materials to inform and raise awareness about child abuse, and to raise awareness by working with government agencies, partners and communities and national communities. The National Program participates in Child Abuse Prevention Month every April and organizes other events of its own. It also has child abuse prevention specialists working with at-risk families.
The organization has also participated in many important historical events in the US. After World War I, it was a proposal of military preparation and also promoted aviation. Along with other organizations, it led to the inclusion of "a nation under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954.
How to observe Celebrate Exchange Day
Do you have any idea for yourself, your friends or your family on this day? Make sure to celebrate the day by taking part in a Club relating exchange near you. You can join or contribute to the club!
ObservedCelebrate Exchange Day has been observed annually on March 27th.
Sunday, March 27th, 2022
Monday, March 27th, 2023
Wednesday, March 27th, 2024
Thursday, March 27th, 2025
Friday, March 27th, 2026