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As we close in on the holiday season, our Kiwanis Club is getting busy serving our kids and the community. Diane Tandy-Guerrero chaired and planned… Continue reading
While the trees turn color and the leaves fall around us, our club is busy with projects for fall and winter. We worked with the… Continue reading
Kiwanis has been very busy this summer raising money for scholarships for seniors and making sure we have enough funds to support our programs that… Continue reading
There’s a lot going on in June and some great things that we have accomplished in May. Bike Rodeo: One of our members, Helen Hoover,… Continue reading
The Greater Kingston Kiwanis Club is gearing up for a busy spring and summer, and we are excited and ready. There will be a food… Continue reading
We have many wonderful volunteers that do many great things for the community, but one of our members — Margaret Lemay — has been a… Continue reading
Get your fill of coho at Sept. 10 Salmon Slam — A delicious way to help our children | Kingston Kiwanis
Scheduled for Sept. 10, this event is going to be a “must” in town.
Margaret Lemay has been awarded 2016 Kiwanian of the Year honors by the Greater Kingston Kiwanis Club. This year’s scholarship recipients are Martha Rabura and Elizabeth “Libby” Roundy.
The pre-Apple Cup Food Drive was a success, with many generous community members making sure our local food banks are full as possible. Our Kiwanis Club members, Key Club members and some Kingston High School Honor Society members were all in football colors supporting the Cougs or the Huskies, and collecting food outside Albertsons and the Food Market.
As another Kiwanis year is ending, I reflect on how our club was busy and productive in 2015, and know 2016 will be no different. This year was even more significant since Kiwanis International turned 100 on Jan. 21. There always has been a need for good fellowship and service, for camaraderie and the desire to support communities.
Our Kiwanis Club is really “Garing” up for the fall and winter festivities. We have a new president this year, Nancy Garing. She likes to call our club “Cool-wannis” because we are a small club, but take on many more challenges and projects since we don’t know we are small.
The foundation has 501©(3) status, which allows supporters to donate money and resources to NKSF as a tax-deductible contribution. They rely on grants, fundraisers, golf tournaments and donations to support their efforts.
June and July were pretty busy for our club. Past President Pat Bennett Forman was selected by current President Eric Roth to be our “Kiwanian of the Year.”
Kiwanis and Kiwanis-affiliated groups donate more than 18 million hours of service each year and raise more than $100 million in charitable funds annually. Kiwanis clubs tackle projects of every size and difficulty — from building neighborhood playgrounds to eliminating maternal/neonatal tetanus worldwide by 2015 — and still maintain its primary mission of taking care of the world’s children.
The Greater Kingston Kiwanis was visited in September by Colleen Carey, the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce.
As usual, our Kiwanis Club had a very productive month in August.
Kingston celebrated another great Fourth of July with wonderful weather
“Berries Support Scholarships” is the term around our Kiwanis Club meetings. It sure helped three very deserving young women who were awarded a total of $9,000 in scholarships this year, mainly supported by our berry sales.
Tatiana Finch, Jennifer Ryder win Kiwanis Club scholarships; third winner may be named | Kingston Kiwanis
As we close in on summer, many of our young people are finishing school and going on to higher learning