The 2016-17 Kiwanis Year began Oct. 1, with new leadership at the district, division and club level ready to take on the challenge of the new year.
Gov. Stephen Sirgiovanni and his board began training last spring for their service this year.
Much of the information you will need for the new year has been posted here on the web site.
Note: The club directory on the site has been updated for the new year. Please check your club's listing and let us know of any updates that are needed.
Richard Hall is district secretary for 2016-17. As a result, the address and phone number for the district office has changed. The new information is available at the bottom of this page and on the contacts page.
The Governor's Project for 2016-17 has several parts:
- Cardiac Screenings: Promote early detection/screening of students' hearts.
- Juvenile (Type 1) Diabetes
- Kiwanis Foundations: Support the district's foundations: District Foundation, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Centers and the Kiwanis Pediatric Lyme Disease Foundation.
- Autism Awareness
- Drug Overdoses
More information and submission forms are on the Governor's Project page.
To better reflect its mission of serving children, the Kiwanis International Foundation changed its name to the Kiwanis Children's Fund in October.
The new name emphasizes the people we serve -— children; and the way we serve them -- by collecting and distributing funds to meet the most important needs of children. Learn more in a message from Kiwanis International President Jane Erickson and Kiwanis Children’s Fund President Chia Sing Hwang.
Anti-Bullying Essay Contest
The District's Anti-Bullying Chair, Keith Cummings, has announced an anti-bullying essay contest for students in the state 16 and under.
More information is available.
Kamp Kiwanis Day at the Mets
You can view a recording of the on-field presentation about Kamp Kiwanis at the Kamp Kiwanis Day at the Mets game on Aug. 27.
Click on the link. The password you need is: 1964.