Our History

The concept of the National Exchange Club originated in Detroit, Michigan, in 1896 as a luncheon group which met for fellowship and to exchange ideas. The name “Exchange Club” was adopted in March, 1911.

Subsequently, three additional Clubs were formed in Toledo, Cleveland, and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The National Exchange Club was formed in 1917, with headquarters in Toledo, OH, where it remains today.  The Exchange Club of Bowling Green was formed in 1946. 

FILL OUT THE REST OF YOUR HISTORY HERE. IDEAS FOR HISTORY ITEMS TO INCLUDE:

  • BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW THE GROUP/CLUB WAS FOUNDED AND BY WHOM
  • HOW THE GROUP/CLUB HAS CHANGED OVER THE YEARS
  • HIGHLIGHTS AND ANY AWARDS
  • PROJECTS OR MOMENTS THAT THE MEMBERS ARE ESPECIALLY PROUD OF