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Division 3 Packing Hygiene Packpacks - 10/02/2017
Submitted by: Jan Burch
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Jan Burch was present to install all officers of Division 3 with Lt. Governor Karen Buchholz on September 25.  The event was held at the Spencer Hy-Noon cafe at Clay County fairgrounds.  Over 100 people attended and all helped pack hygiene back packs.   They filled 400 backpacks with personal hygiene items to supply UDMO's throughout Division 3.  There were even some kids on hand to help out.  There were 125 of the backpacks unloaded in Spencer.   Such a GREAT project for Division 3!!

See other photos dated September 26 at:  Division 3 Facebook


Des Moines Kiwanis Wins KI Signature Project Award - 09/24/2017
Submitted by: Jan Burch
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2017 WINNER of GOLD - Kiwanis Club of Des Moines

Little league baseball is a rite of passage for many children, and the Kiwanis Miracle League at Principal Park in Des Moines makes it possible for kids who live with disability to take a turn at bat and run the bases.  See Video

Signature projects show the impact a Kiwanis club can have on a community. From playgrounds and parks to festivals and fundraisers, signature projects are the hallmarks of what Kiwanis clubs are known for in their communities. 

To celebrate the great work being done by clubs, Kiwanis International offers a Signature Project Recognition Program and Contest. The program showcases the many club-level...


Milford Kiwanis Presents Awards - 09/24/2017
Submitted by: Ron Petsch
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The Milford, Nebraska Kiwanis Club presented the "Kiwanian of the Year" and the "Distinguished Service Award" posthumously to TJ Meyer, past High School Principal who passed away in June of brain cancer.  Meyer was an avid supporter and member of Kiwanis.  He was instrumental in helping inititate and charter the Milford Key Club and allowed the Food Backpack Program to distribute food through Milford Public Schools.  His support and expertise on the Kiwanis annual fund raising Basketball Tournament was amazing and appreciated.  He is dearly missed by the school, the community and his family.

Shown with the award is Cameron Soester, Assistant High School...