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  • Vaccination spares women, babies from tetanus

    UNICEF and its global partners continue the march to save women and their future babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus, thanks in part to the efforts of Kiwanis members. In June, the World Health Organization declared Madagascar free of maternal and neonatal tetanus, based on a validation survey.
     
    Kiwanis International President Gunter Gasser ...

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  • Celebrate 100 years where we started: Detroit, Michigan

    Celebrate Kiwanis’ 100th anniversary where it all began with the Detroit No. 1 Club! You are invited to an exclusive celebration January 23–24, 2015, which includes a dash of history, some service and a celebration dinner hosted by 2014–2015 Kiwanis International President-elect Dr. John Button.
     
    Get your tickets now...

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  • Foundation awards new grants

    At its February 2014 board meeting, the Kiwanis International Foundation board approved 27 new grants, totaling US$582,836.
     
    This newest round of grants focused on six key areas: Service Leadership Programs, housing, children's homes, education, health nutrition and play areas. Thanks to these grants, children in New Jersey and Ohio ...

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  • CKI turns Music City into “Service City”

    They came. They served. And they went—but not without leaving an indelible mark on the community.
     
    Almost 350 CKI members and administrators representing 206 clubs celebrated Circle K International at CKIx—the ultimate six-day experience that combines the best of the CKI convention and Large Scale Service Project—in Nashville, Tennessee, ...

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  • We’re almost halfway there

    The Kiwanis family rallied together to celebrate the district and worldwide progress of The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus during Worldwide Report Day on July 1.

    Team members, supporters and partners from all over the world tuned in for Worldwide Report Day, including UNICEF leaders. “I ...

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  • Meet Connelly medal recipient

    The Kiwanis International Foundation awards the Robert P. Connelly Medal of Heroism to an individual who has risked or given their life to save someone else. The 2014 recipient of the award is Shun Gen, who saved a boy from drowning.
     
    The Robert P. Connelly medal has honored more than 600 individuals, ...

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  • Tell Google you want Kiwanis doodle

    Google is where we go to find answers. And Kiwanis has been providing answers to the problems children face for nearly a century. You can help tell everyone about Kiwanis’ 100th anniversary on January 21, 2015, when you submit a Google doodle!
     
    Google doodles are the fun, surprising, and ...

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  • SLPs influence Amy Zimmerman’s club experience


    In adulthood, many alumni of Kiwanis’ Service Leadership Programs go on to become active and enthusiastic members of a Kiwanis club. Like Amy Zimmerman, many see service as the main inspiration for staying in the Kiwanis family.
     
    In fact, Amy’s desire for an active, service-oriented club experience was partly ...

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  • Kiwanis on your phone

    Show your Kiwanis pride on your phone with new cell phone cases for Kiwanis, Circle K International and Key Club International in the Kiwanis Store.
     
    Cases are available for iPhone 4 and 5 and Samsung S3 and S4 for US$22. Each case is custom-printed when you order and will ship within two weeks....

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  • Next MNT update: July 1

    You’ve walked miles over rough terrain with your kids in tow. You know now how essential the tetanus vaccine is to keeping your family safe. But then you get to the clinic and there aren’t enough shots. You need three, at the right times, to be fully protected from this disease. Now you’ll have ...

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  • Take out MNT for Dad

    No one is more dedicated to moms and babies than Dad is. Honor Dad’s dedication on Father’s Day by protecting the family connection through The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus.
     
    Your club could host a fundraising event for The Eliminate Project like a Father’s Day film night, day at ...

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  • Alumni, join Key Club, CKI!

    The Circle K International and Key Club International conventions are almost here! And once again Kiwanis and the Kiwanis International Foundation will host receptions for alumni of both organizations, this year in Nashville, Tennessee, and Anaheim, California.
     
    Whether you’re a former member of Key Club or Circle K—or both—don’t miss this chance ...

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  • The ultimate guide to LinkedIn for CKI Alum

    Graduating college and planning for your next step? Wanting to change jobs? Wanting to network?

    LinkedIn allows you to create a professional profile to showcase your experiences and expertise. [HERE] is a resource that outlines the major sections of your LinkedIn profile while providing suggestions on how to include the ...

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  • Almost halfway there

    Team members, supporters and partners from all over the world tuned in, including UNICEF. “I am thrilled that Kiwanis leaders around the world took the time to report on the amazing progress that their regions and districts are achieving,” said Caryl M. Stern, president and CEO of the U.S. Fund ...

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  • UNICEF, Kiwanis team visits Haiti

    A delegation from Kiwanis International and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF has just returned from an April visit to Haiti for The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus. They were able to observe UNICEF’s prenatal health care, immunizations and education programs.

    Nearly 50 percent of tetanus cases in the Caribbean occur in ...

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  • President Gasser welcomes Circle K Alumni as Associate Kiwanis members

    Dear Circle K Alumni,

     

    Thank you for your service to your school, your community and the world as a Circle K member and your continued involvement through Circle K International Alumni.  I am excited to share the news of the April Kiwanis International Board meeting. The trustees granted associate ...

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  • Summer of service

    Whatever it may feel like, life doesn’t stop when it’s hot outside. So the need for service doesn’t either.  There are plenty of ways to serve others in the summer—and to enhance your opportunities for fellowship and relationship-building.

    With summer coming, members of Kiwanis clubs may be looking for ways to get together for ...

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  • Martial arts up close in Japan

    To win a point in kendo, a martial art that enhances both physical readiness and mental control, you need to execute three things perfectly. Learn what they are up close during the 99th Annual Kiwanis International Convention.
     
    Experience kendo in a powerful display of strength and art, along with ...

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  • Honor a special woman

    Maricel Busalin is an Iraga mother of four. She’s receiving tetanus shots now through The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus, but her baby girl was the last known case of neonatal tetanus in Solana, Philippines.

    “She was jerking. She was squeezing up, going stiff,” Busalin said. “As much as possible I wanted ...

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  • Register online by May 15

    Register for the 2014 Kiwanis International convention by May 15 for the ease of online access and to get the lowest rates.

    Ticketed events are going fast, so visit the convention website and make your choices. Then prepare for your trip when you:
    •    Follow the convention blog
    •    Learn ...

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