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  • Jeffrey Wolff creates connection

     

    After graduating from college in the mid 1990s, Jeffrey Wolff couldn’t find a Kiwanis club that was right for him. His solution was to help create one.

     
    As a former Circle K International club member, Jeffrey benefited from staying in touch with other former members. After graduation, he ...

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  • Key Clubs spread happiness in high school

     

    Leadership Programs do help end bullying in schools. But research shows that anti-bullying campaigns were actually making the problem worse. So Key Club teamed up with the nonprofit Project Happiness to create a “happiness toolkit” that helps clubs spread happiness in their schools and communities. When students increase their ...

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  • Join Kiwanis

     

    Ready to change the world? Kiwanis is ready for you! Locate a Kiwanis club in your area. Reach out, learn more and get involved. Contact a club member or officer and let them know you’d like to learn more. After all, new members bring fresh energy and ideas to ...

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  • Build playground for Kiwanis’ centennial

    When your club wants to celebrate Kiwanis’ centennial in a big way, consider building a community playground. Creating a safe and accessible place to play creates a lasting legacy—and is a great way to partner with local organizations that may just need a little Kiwanis help to achieve their dreams....

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  • Raise MNT funds with a personal page

    Saving women and babies through The Eliminate Project is now easier. Reach out to friends and family and share your mission to end maternal and neonatal tetanus with your own fundraising page. Start here:
     
    1. Build it. Complete the online registration to activate your page. Click “edit personal page” to ...

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  • Key Clubs spread happiness to high schools

     

    Last year the Kiwanis International board challenged the leaders of Kiwanis’ Service Leadership Programs to help put an end to bullying in schools. Research shows that anti-bullying campaigns were actually making the problem worse. So Key Club teamed up with the nonprofit Project Happiness to create a happiness toolkit ...

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  • Kiwanis visits Indonesia

     

     

    A delegation from Kiwanis International and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF made a special visit to Indonesia in September for The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). They went to observe UNICEF’s immunization activities.


    Indonesia, located in Southeast Asia, is one of 24 countries...

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  • Celebrate with 100th anniversary gear

    Wear your pride in Kiwanis’ 100th anniversary on your sleeve—or on your chest or your head—with centennial selections from the Kiwanis Store.
     
    Look for the exclusive section of centennial-only items and spread the word of Kiwanis’ success on your fridge, on your wall—even at your weekly card game with ...

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  • 7 ways to get “Linked In” to a new job

     

    7 ways to get “Linked In” to a new job

    More and more people are using LinkedIn.com as a way to find career opportunities or to grow their professional networks. If you use the website to promote etc, here are seven ways et.Use the versatile website to promote your ...

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  • Key Club alumni excited to join Kiwanis

    I loved Key Club during my four years of high school...I looked forward to every Friday morning meeting because of the people I got to spend time with and the new opportunities to serve the community we always learned about. I was fortunate to work with the Kiwanis family in ...

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  • 5 ways to get the most out of your alumni membership

     

                                  

    5 ways to get the most out of your alumni membership

    1. Regularly check the blog. Never miss an opportunity to stay up-to-date with Key Club International Alumni.  Find posts about upcoming events, Kiwanis and Service Leadership Program news, and other updates.

    2. Join  us on social ...

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  • A special name, a special visit

     

     

    Key Club Friends,

    I’m pleased and proud to share a story from the unforgettable and beautiful days I experienced on a site visit to Indonesia earlier in September. That visit has transformed my life, and I hope it will motivate people to do even more for The Eliminate ...

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  • Special pins honor 100 years

    When it comes to celebrating 100 years of continuous service to the children of the world, you know there’ll be commemorative pins to mark Kiwanis’ extraordinary commitment.
     
    Start your collection by planning to attend 100th anniversary celebration events. A Detroit anniversary pin will be given to all attendees of the January 2015 occasion...

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  • Kiwanis board simplifies alumni forming new Kiwanis clubs

     

    Starting October 1, any former Key Club or CKI member that is a charter member of a new Kiwanis club does not need to pay the charter member fee. This change was approved by the Kiwanis International Board at its meeting in July.


    Kiwanis procedure 305.1.A now reads:
    Membership ...

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  • Leave a footprint

     

    As a past Key Club member, you've left a footprint—with service, fellowship and leadership. Tell your story and motivate future members. After all, one of the most effective ways to change the world is to persuade others to join you. Help inspire today’s students to join Key Club and ...

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Button

     

    On October 1, Kiwanis International will welcome John Button, M.D., to his term as the organization’s president. It’s a new experience for John, but it’s a fitting one: He has been involved with the Kiwanis family since the day he was born. His father was a dedicated community leader ...

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  • Mark centennial with The Eliminate Project

    Make history of your own when you honor Kiwanis’ 100th anniversary with a gift to The Eliminate Project. When you give US$1,500, you will save or protect more than 833 lives and be honored with a Centennial Award—complete with a custom-framed medallion and other exclusive recognition items.
     
    Help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus and ...

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  • Palys earns Key of Honor

    The Holly Pond Key Club of Alabama has received first-place honors for 22 consecutive years, due in no small part to the guidance of 2014 Key of Honor recipient Bob Palys.
     
    See photos of this outstanding advisor receiving his Key of Honor at this year’s Key Club International convention...

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  • Celebrating halfway, 33 million lives saved

    The 99th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Japan was the ideal time to reunite with Kiwanis friends, make new ones and celebrate passing the fundraising halfway point of The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus around the world.
     
    As of July 16, 2014, Kiwanis and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF have ...

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  • New leaders for Kiwanis International

     

    At the 99th Annual Kiwanis International Convention, Ridgetown, Ontario, Kiwanian

    John R. Button, M.D., was elected to serve as Kiwanis International president. His 2014–15 term will begin on October 1, 2014.

    Others elected include:

    ●    President-elect, Susan A. Petrisin, Michigan District
    ●    Vice president, Jane M. Erickson, Nebraska-Iowa District...

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