The Cleveland Chapter of Chums, inc. was installed in May of 1968 with approximately 10 members: Chums Kitty Cardwell, Rubie McCullough, Rocena Taylor, Lavonne Waller, Rose Collins, Ruth Collins, Madelaine Vandelaine, Audrey Cave Charlton, Erma Pitts, and Ulabelle Jackson.
Since its installation into the National Chums Organization, the Cleveland Chapter of Chums has been involved in numerous civic and community projects with a confidence in their ability to motivate children; the competence of their joint skills; and commitment to upholding the mission of Chums, Inc.
JoAnn Wallace - President
Cheryl Bobo- Past President
Marsha Yates Jackson
Chums, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for women to meet in friendship and fun, to encourage a spirit of helpfulness, and to use their many talents in service to the community. The organization promotes civic, cultural, educational, and social improvement. An ancillary focus of the organization is to enrich the lives of children by helping them to develop to their fullest intellectual, moral, emotional, physical, and social potential. The national theme is "Listen to the Children" …enrich their lives.