Category Archives: Kiwanis International

The Kiwanis Children’s Fund

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Kiwanis Children’s Fund
The Kiwanis Children’s Fund helps make remarkable things happen for kids and communities around the world.
Kids need Kiwanis, and the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, formerly the Kiwanis International Foundation, helps you reach them, amplifying your impact in communities around the world. The Children’s Fund supports five Kiwanis causes — initiatives that Kiwanians have shared they want to support:
  • Service Leadership Programs
  • Club and district service projects
  • Disaster relief
  • The Eliminate Project
  • The sustained elimination of iodine deficiency disorders
In each of these areas, the Children’s Fund turns money into meaning. Beyond that, the Children’s Fund can be a resource for your club, too. Its staff members help clubs and districts establish and manage their own foundations. They visit clubs virtually and in-person to provide updates on the Children’s Fund. And they can even offer clubs fundraising and goal-setting advice.
Every district has a Children’s Fund staff member they can turn to for help. The Indiana District’s staff member is Jereme Grinslade. Feel free to reach out to Jereme for more information about the Children’s Fund. You can contact Jereme at jgrinslade@kiwanis.org or 317-217-6157.

Indiana District Convention 2018

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Our club is excited to announce that we will have 3 members attending the Indiana District Convention this year!

René Booker – President

Sandra Keller – Secretary

Justin Underwood – Club Member

It should not only be a great experience and learning opportunity…but there is FUN to be had as well.

Schedule

Friday, August 17
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Indiana Kiwanis Foundation Board Meeting Westin Hotel – Capitol 2
12 p.m. Lunch on Own On Own
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. 2017-2018 Indiana Kiwanis District Board Meeting Westin Hotel – Capitol 2
6:30 – 10 p.m. Kiwanis Night at Children’s Museum (Dinner Buffet Provided) The Indianapolis Children’s Museum
Saturday, August 18
7:00 a.m. Registration Opens Westin Hotel – Grand Foyer
7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Exhibitors Westin Hotel – Grand Foyer
8:00 – 9 a.m. Breakfast Westin Hotel – Grand 5
9:00 – 11 a.m. Opening Session Westin Hotel – Grand 5
11:15 a.m. Shuttles to Riley Westin Lobby
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kiwanis Picnic at Riley Children’s Hospital (Lunch Buffet Provided) Ball Gardens at IUPUI
2:15 p.m. Shuttles Back to Westin
3 – 5 p.m. Workshops Westin Hotel – See Program
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. PLGA Meeting Westin Hotel – See Program
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Past Governor’s Meeting Westin Hotel – See Program
6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction for Three Wishes Campaign Westin Hotel – Grand 4 & 5
7 p.m. – 11 p.m. 100th Year Celebration and Dinner Westin Hotel – Grand 4-5
Sunday, August 19
7:30 a.m. House of Delegates Westin Hotel – Grand 2 & 3
9:00 a.m. Closing Session, Breakfast, Memorial Ceremony and Retirement & Installation of District Board Westin Hotel – Grand 5
30 minutes after closing session concludes 2018-19 Indiana Kiwanis District Board Meeting Westin Hotel – Grand 2 & 3

Little Things Matter & Embrace The Fear!

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This was sent to me today in an email…..

And this is truly something that EVERYONE…not just Kiwanians….should listen and take heed to!

William H. McRaven:  How I Went Through Hell Week

United States Navy admiral William H. McRaven delivers a powerful speech about the importance of doing the little things and embracing fear in life.

Click Here To Listen

Make Sure you Turn On The Volume When You Get The Video Started.

It is a remarkable…powerful…inspiring speech!!

THANK YOU!

 

Make A Difference!!

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So often, I hear people say that they want to get involved and that they want to make a difference in people’s lives but they just don’t know how!

If it sounds simple…it is simple!

Join a Kiwanis Club!  If not ours…one in your community!  If there is not one in your community…why not check into starting one?  There are so many great opportunities out there people!

BE THE DIFFERENCE!!!!

CLICK HERE TO GO TO KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL’S WEB-SITE

Someone there would LOVE to assist you in getting you in touch with a club in your community or helping you get one started!

THANK YOU FOR CARING!

Coffee With A Cop!

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Indianapolis area Kiwanis family members are invited to enjoy free coffee and good conversation during the Coffee with a Cop event hosted by Starbucks from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21. Connect with local law enforcement over casual conversation about issues that matter most to you, your club members and your community.

When: Wednesday morning, June 21 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Where: Starbucks at 6706 E. 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250 (82nd & Craig)

Share the date: Use the information below to share information with other Kiwanis family members and friends.

RSVP: Plan to attend? Let us know. Email Lisa Pyron prior to the event at lpyron@kiwanis.org

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IHOP National Pancake Day – Service Project

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Once again…our club was able to help support local Children’s hospitals by partnering with a local IHOP here in Indianapolis by volunteering to work on National Pancake Day!

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We had quite a few club members volunteer to work at the store during different shifts and talk to the customers explaining to them the importance of their donations and where they would be going! Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.

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We Are So Proud Of Our Club…Our Members….And KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL!!!

THIS….IS WHAT WE DO!  And THIS….IS WHY WE DO IT!!!!

Kiwanis = All Of The Above

If you are interested in any of the items shown below…check out Kiwanis.Org – You will be excited, motivated and happy!

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