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Welcome to Your Kiwanis Club’s Service Development Luncheon. An Invitation for Service to Youth and Community! Welcome by President Sharon Wheetley , Presenters: Jim Redden, Greg Roe, Don Nix, and Jim Walther. Overview of Presentation. What is Kiwanis (Jim Walther) Intro to Kiwanis
Welcome to YourKiwanis Club’sService Development Luncheon An Invitation for Service to Youth and Community! Welcome by President Sharon Wheetley, Presenters: Jim Redden, Greg Roe, Don Nix, and Jim Walther
Overview of Presentation • What is Kiwanis (Jim Walther) • Intro to Kiwanis • Club history and its service (Jim Redden) • Fundraising events (Don Nix) • Why Members Join & Opportunities for Service (Greg Roe) • How to become a member (Jim Walther)
Contents of Guest Packets • Two free tickets to Saturday’s Pancake Day • On the left is membership information • On the right is information about Kiwanis and our Kiwanis Club • Your Club Bulletin is on your table.
What Guides Kiwanis? Mission: “Serving the children of the world” Defining Statement: Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.
Why do we Need Kiwanis Clubs Youth Development • Mentoring • Leadership development • Healthy lifestyle • Safe places to learn • Education for the future • Civic engagement • Caring adults Support our Community • Schools • Non-profits • Local safety-net • Provide civic leadership • Fellowship in service • Build stronger neighborhoods
Youth Leadership & Development Programs • Elementary Schools: • Jr. High & Middle Schools • High Schools • College & University
Other Programs: Young Children Priority One (age 0-5) • Maternal and infant health • Childcare and development • Parent education and support • Safety and pediatric trauma Aktion Clubs • Adults with disabilities • Development and service to community Note: During the past year we celebrated 25 years of women in Kiwanis!
International Joint Projects with UNICEF: • 1990-2008 Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) • Raised awareness and $100 million of support • Increased use of iodized salt from 20% to 70% of global families, preventing IDD • One of the greatest public health triumphs in the 20th century • 2012 Start to Eliminate Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Globally • One baby dies every 9 minutes • Immunization for mom also prevents tetanus in child • Our focus on Young Children Priority One • Goal is to raise $110 million
Introduction to our Kiwanis Club History of club Meetings & Programs Community Service Projects Youth Leadership Programs Fundraisers Jim Redden Charter Member
History • Birth of Club: April 12, 1974 • Sponsored by another Kiwanis Club • Initially met at a Pizza Hut for breakfast • In Division 99 of TX-OK Kiwanis District
Weekly Meetings • Time: Tuesday, Noon to 1 pm • Location: here • Club Leadership (see Bulletin) • Brags or Happy fines • Recent Programs: • Community business leaders • Global travels • Youth Service Agencies • Entertainment • Boy Scout Ranch • Recognition of Venture teachers and students
Community Service Salvation Army Bell Ringing Christmas Food Baskets ($45 ea) Robin Elementary (15) Bangor Elementary (15) Klien Education Center (15) Christmas Caroling at Nursing Home
Youth Leadership Programs Robin Elementary K-Kids Club James West High’s Key Club Mary Logan High’s Key Club Best Family Kids Camp
Fundraising and Donations Pancake Day: • Sat before Thanksgiving • St Alban’s Episcopal Church at 911 So. Davis • $6 ticket Musical Night Out • Rosebud Ballroom • Dinner 6:30 pm & Show at 8 pm • Award winning vocalists • Joint event with Youth Foundation • $30 ticket Donations • Mission Outreach • Alliance for Youth Foundation • Life Shelter • Salvation Army • SafeHaven • Wings of Hope • Advocates for Special People • Summer Reading • Muscular Dystrophy Camp Financial Support for these Programs: • Alternative HS Student and Teacher of the Month • K-Kids • Key Clubs (2)
Why People Join our Club • Service to Youth & Community • Fellowship & Fun • Informative Programs & Networking • Leadership Opportunities • Recognition and Personal Growth • Visibility in your Community
Invitation to Community Service Activities You Can Assist with: • Need 3 members to work with Key Clubs • Need 2 members to work with K-Kids. • Need 3 members for new K-Kids • Need 3 members for new Builders Club • Need committee members for: • Newsletter • Pancake Day • Service Projects • Membership • Facebook Page
Enjoy Membership in Our Club • Please consider this opportunity for service • Monthly Dues: $40 (includes meals) • Read over “Join the Club” • Complete application back page • Return application with your new member fee $88.50 • Complete your CBI form and attach it to your application • If your organization is paying your fee, please read the handout on the Corporate membership process • Your sponsor will help you find your area for service • Your application will be reviewed and approved by our board • You will be inducted as a member at a future meeting • We will provide you a new member orientation and discuss committees for service.
Questions? Please spend some time networking! Thanks for Considering Service to our community!