Article submitted by: Bill Shelton, Highwoods Kiwanis Club member and Lt. Governor, Division 12, Carolinas District of Kiwanis International It was hot outside, cool inside, but the bowling lanes were scorching as the Raleigh, NC, Highwoods Kiwanis Club conducted its third annual bowling tournament at Pleasant Valley Lanes in Raleigh. The competition was held on Saturday June 13, 2015.The tournament is a fund-raiser held... Read More
Article written by Andrew Rowe, PortageLife.org Since its founding in 1915, Kiwanis, a coeducational service club, has been dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. The belief that the most effective way to enhance the prosperity of a community is to enhance its children has been the principle core of the Kiwanis mission since its inception. With over... Read More
Article written by Christian Vasquez, Culver City News Once again the Culver City Rotary Club donated dictionaries to third-grade students in all five of the Culver City Unified School District’s elementary schools. “The dictionary program started many years ago; we are always trying to do community service of some kind and children are the top priority,” Culver City Rotary Club President Joel Forman said.... Read More
Each spring, the Lake Conroe Area Republican Women(LCARW) hold an annual My American Hero Essay Contest at nine elementary schools in Montgomery ISD and Willis ISD, Texas. Each fourth grade student writes an essay entitled “My American Hero” and receives a personalized My American Hero certificate. Members of LCARW read essay submissions from each school to determine a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Special place... Read More
The provisional Rotary Club of Rochester Southeast NY formed in the spring of 2014. The group is comprised of individuals who want to participate in Rotary service projects and give back to people in their community. The group is hopeful to receive their charter once twenty members commit to becoming Rotarians in the Rochester Southeast NY club. To advance the club’s commitment to literacy,... Read More
Watch the Rotary Club of Temple South distribute dictionaries to local students at Scott Elementary School!
The Kiwanis Club of Reisterstown has participated in The Dictionary Project for four consecutive years, donating dictionaries to children in Baltimore County Public Schools. Last fall members distributed around 600 dictionaries to seven elementary schools in their community. Project Coordinator Michael D. Grimes stated, “Our members really enjoy going to the schools, passing out the books, and interacting with the children as we walk... Read More
The Rotary Club of Lafayette not only values education, but also the health and well being of people in their community. Each September, with the help of the Wellness Board and volunteers from two local Interact clubs, the Rotary Club of Lafayette puts on Makin’ Macon Fit to help fund local projects and give back to the community. Participants can sign up for the... Read More