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pierce kiwanis club pierce nebraska


Pierce KIWANIS ClubPierce, Nebraska


We are making a difference!!




Purpose: To improve lives through fellowship in service worldwide.

Defining Statement: Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Motto: Serving the children of the world


Kiwanis International

  • Kiwanis International was founded in 1915
  • There are 8,400 Kiwanis clubs in 96 countries
  • Pierce Kiwanis Club belongs to the Nebraska/Iowa District
  • Pierce Club belongs to Division 18: Norfolk Morning, Norfolk Noon, Pierce, Columbus and Wayne Clubs
  • Pierce Club Chartered 2003
  • Current Membership 23
pierce kiwanis activities
Pierce Kiwanis Activities
  • PEAK (Pierce Excited About Kids) Events for different age groups Hawaiian & Halloween themes. Both an activity for kids and fund raiser (500-600 kids benefited)
  • Literacy for Little Ones- distributed books to ages 1-5 (200 books)
  • Christmas K Tree- collected clothing for less fortunate (50+fam)
  • Present at Home Show-with State Patrol, made child ID’s (50+)
  • Wrote a grant to help fund a new playground
  • Provided K Bears to law enforcement to distribute (150 K Bears)
  • Trash pickup
  • Kiwanis float in parade
  • Countywide Smoke Detector Distribution (250 contacts)
pierce kiwanis fund raisers
Pierce Kiwanis Fund Raisers
  • PEAK charged $2 to attend $ 160
  • Peanuts sales (one day) $1,370
  • With the Chamber of Commerce, held a street dance

$ 680

  • Skip a meal $ 422
  • Total Activity Fund $2,632

Membership Benefits

  • Change the lives of children
  • Improve the Pierce Community and the world
  • Build friendships with fellow Kiwanians
  • Enhance leadership skills
  • Develop business contacts
  • Receive KIWANIS magazine and club communications
  • . Insurance coverage for Kiwanis club projects

Expectations of Members

  • Attend club meetings regularly
  • Participate in club service and fund-raising projects
  • Share the experience with others
  • Demonstrate pride of membership
  • Encourage others to join
  • Participate in interclubbing
  • Attend Kiwanis sponsored Conferences/Conventions
ways to improve your attendance
Ways to improve your attendance
  • Visit another Kiwanis Club meeting
  • Attend a Board Meeting
  • Help with a Kiwanis Club activity
  • Interclubbing*
  • *Four from your club traveling to a Kiwanis meeting, convention, K activity
  • Help with any Kiwanis Club Project
  • Attend a District/National Conference or Convention
  • Attend a Kiwanis leadership training secession
  • Four Kiwanis members visit another Kiwanis meeting
  • Credit is received for mileage traveled
  • Extra credit if a program is given
  • Each year, the NE/IA District holds an interclubbing contest (members attending x miles traveled)

Our Club Leaders

President: Kim Rowley

Immediate Past President: Connie Otto

Vice-president: Wanda Backus

President Elect; Christine Griffith

Secretary: Khris Buettner

Treasurer: Pam Flesner

Board Members: Chad Anderson, Dawn Tucker

Sue Warneke, Randee Falter, Dan Navrkal, Lance Arnold



Club Committees

  • Community Services Kim Rowley
  • Sponsored Youth/Youth Services Wanda Backus
  • Young Children: Priority One Wanda Backus
  • Human and Spiritual Values Sue Warneke
  • Club Administration/Meetings Connie Otto
  • Membership Growth and Education Chad Anderson
  • Public Relations Khris Buettner
  • Finance and Fundraising Pam Flesher
  • Club Meetings
  • Missing Member Responder programs
  • Club Newsletters
  • Board Meetings
  • Division Newsletters
  • District Newsletters
  • KIWANIS Magazine
  • Kiwanis Web site
standard form for club bylaws
Standard Form for Club Bylaws
  • Parameters of Membership
  • Parameters of Board Decisions
  • Organization of Committees
  • Club Meeting Guidelines
  • Guidelines for Nomination of Officers
  • Financial Requirements

Club Administration

  • Our club membership votes on:
    • Election of club officers and directors
    • Amendments to club bylaws
  • The Board of Directors
    • Determines club policies
    • Approves club projects
    • Approves and controls club budget
    • Manages the club

Board of Directors Meeting

Provides an opportunity to be involved in the decisions affecting club administration.

Day: 1st Wednesday

Time: 5:15 PM

Location: Town and Country

finances budgeting
  • Administrative Account
    • Income from club dues, meal charges, new member fees.
  • Service Account
    • Income from public fund-raising projects or contributions and cannot be used to pay administrative expenses of the club.

Club Fees

  • How My Dues Are Spent
  • Club Dues: $31
  • District Dues: $25
  • Kiwanis International Dues:$64
  • (includes $19.90 for Kiwanis magazine)
  • Total Annual Dues: $120


TheAnnual Kiwanis International Conventionis an excellent event, which allows clubs from around the world to exchange ideas, participate in forums, and share fellowship.

TheDistrict Conventionis the kickoff for the new Kiwanis year, which runs from October to September. Club officers and interested members attend.

TheDistrict Mid Year Conferencegives members an opportunity to attend classes and forums about club operation and other exciting topics.

kiwanis international foundation
Kiwanis International Foundation
  • Charitable fund-raising entity of Kiwanis International.
  • Funds grants for activities and programs.

Worldwide assistance

    • 911 Victims Children’s Fund
    • Tsunami relief
    • Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast
    • Typhoons in the Philippines
    • Earthquakes in El Salvador and Taiwan
    • Eradicate Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD)
  • Annual Club Gift Campaign
service leadership programs
Empowering teens:

Builders Club

Key Club International

Key Leader

Equipping Adults for Leadership:

Circle K International

Aktion Club

Kiwanis Junior (Europe only)

Enriching young students:

Kiwanis Kids


Terrific Kids

Bring Up Grades

Service Leadership Programs
membership growth one million members in 2015
Membership GrowthOne Million Members in 2015
  • In North America, for every 1,000 people there are

19 children under the age of 6 living in poverty.

  • In North America, for every 1,000 people there is

1 Kiwanian

  • There is a great need.

Thank you for being a part of the solution!

becoming a distinguished club
Becoming a Distinguished Club
  • Service:
  • Sponsor a K family organization: i.e. Circle K or Aktion Club (10)
  • Contribute $5/ member to Kiwanis International Foundation (10)
  • Participate in Young Children: Priority One Program (10)
  • Education:
  • New member orientation program (10)
  • Represented at mid-year conference and District convention (10)
  • Represented at a Club Leadership Education training session (10)
  • Growth:
  • Have a net gain in membership plus at least one additional member (20)
  • Have a least 80 total points

Thanks !

One can make a difference

What questions do you have?