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  1. Dawn Busters Kiwanis Changing the World One Child and One Community At a Time.

  2. Overview Building a Playground School Painting • What Kiwanis Is • Who the Dawn Busters Are • Service Projects • How We Raise Funds • Sponsored Youth • About Joining Leukemia Regatta Building a Greenhouse Second Harvesters Blood Drive Christmas Tree Landfill Children’s Miracle Network

  3. What Kiwanis Is Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Habitat for Humanity Key Club Leadership Boo at the Zoo Karnofsky Project

  4. Who the Dawn Busters Are The Dawn Busters Kiwanis Club is the best Kiwanis Club in the world. Formally called the Metairie Kiwanis Dawn Busters, we were chartered in 1973 as the first club to meet over breakfast. We have over 80 members who volunteer regularly. Since Katrina, we have found the needs in our community even more apparent and are striving to help. Karnofsky Project Katrina Remediation House Gutting

  5. Service Projects Wheelchair Ramp Boo at the Zoo The Dawn Busters do various service projects in the community. We strive to do hands-on service to help children, elderly, and the less fortunate. We work with sponsored programs at high schools who do their own projects. We have several fundraisers to help pay for it all. Fishing Rodeo St Michaels Fundraiser Habitat for Humanity

  6. Accelerated Reader’s Program Angel’s Place Handicapped Ramps Battered Women’s Shelter Bears for Hugs Boo at the Zoo Bringing Up Grades Children’s Hospital Crescent City Classic East Jefferson Hospital Food for Seniors Habitat for Humanity JPAS Katrina K-Bar-B Ranch Karnofsky Project Kids Kicking Cancer Kingsley House Leukemia Cup Regatta Magnolia School Mardi Gras Marathon Mardi Gras Parade Stand Meals on Wheels Metairie Manor New Orleans Mission Ronald McDonald House Reading Programs Scholarships St Michaels School Yard Maps Second Harvester Special Olympics Terrific Kids Tutoring/Mentoring A Sample of Projects Boo at the Zoo Accelerated Reading Dinner for Elderly Second Harvesters

  7. How We Raise Funds The Dawn Busters has the following annual fundraisers: Golf Tournament Pancake Breakfast Turkey Fry

  8. Sponsored Youth The Dawn Busters sponsor several clubs, and we help them with projects, fundraisers and socials. We help their officers develop as leaders through service. We award the best service leaders every year with scholarships. We bring them to conventions and leadership training conferences. Rally Scholarships Convention • Adams Middle Builder’s Club • East Jefferson Key Club • Ecole Classique Key Club • Grace King Key Club • Ridgewood Prep Key Club • Mount Carmel Academy Key Club New Officer Training

  9. How We Have Fun The Dawn Busters have fun too! We strive to have service oriented members first, but we know how to party together. Some of our socials: Grace King Luau • Crawfish Boil • Christmas Party • Lobster Steam • Rock n Bowl • Zephyr’s / Voodoo Games Crawfish Boil

  10. About Joining • Dues are very reasonable - $40/quarter, $13 a month, 40¢ per day. Will you sponsor one or more of your employees as members? • Find out More. Come to a meeting. You will see how fun our meetings are even at 7am! Come to a project. Volunteer and see how good it feels!

  11. Contacting Us Steve Ghergich, (504) 908-0297 stevegurg@cox.net Mel Dussel, (504) 454-8397 mel@dusselgroup.com