Kiwanis International

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Kiwanis International

(kĭwä`nĭs), community service organization of active and retired business and professional people, founded in 1915 at Detroit, Mich. Local Kiwanis clubs now exist in more than 90 countries. Kiwanis clubs sponsor a wide variety of service projects, for which they raise money and members volunteer their time. The organization has also undertaken international service projects. Kiwanis International sponsors a number of service organizations for young people, including Circle K International (for college and university students) and Key Club International (for high school students).
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The Kiwanis Club of Batavia Foundation hosts various programs within the Batavia community.
Kiwanis Club of Saskatoon will be presented the award at a ceremony later this year.
The fact we will have a service organization like the Kiwanis own it will be a plus for the city."
Lansing resident Jim Heymes originally balked at joining Kiwanis, a service club founded a century ago this year in Michigan.
The Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant would like to extend its sincerest appreciation for the contributions of the residents of the Griffiths Gates and 60 Whitlaw Way condominium communities, Griffiths Drive, and Macpherson Drive (to Sharpe Street).
At the Taste of Shrewsbury Street event, bank employees and Kiwanis Club volunteers raised funds with a dunk tank, and the Shrewsbury Street Area Merchants Association contributed toward the proceeds as well.
The Kiwanis Club will also join students at Sehome High School to sell 40-pound bags of mushroom compost from 10 a.m.
In addition, he is a member of Kiwanis and has served as president of Coast Commerce Networking.
She manages to combine a demanding job at Williams & Anderson with community work, most notably as president of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Little Rock and as a member of the board of Kiwanis Activities Inc., which operates the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp in Ferndale.
Kiwanis International sponsored the 3rd annual One Day Project on the first Saturday in April.
Caption: PHILLIP YORSTON, the 2006-07 Florida Kiwanis governor, recently received a State of Florida Cabinet proclamation congratulating him on his year as governor, reminding Florida citizens of the good works and endeavors of Florida Kiwanis, and encouraging support of those good works.
Gary Drake, an entrepreneur, cycling enthusiast and Santa Ana (Calif.) Kiwanis Club member, says, "It's for the kids."