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January 2011
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Welcome New Area Director, Rhonda Vrell

I am very excited to be serving as your Area Directory. My role as Area Director is to provide leadership and growth training for your district along with providing resources and support for membership development efforts at the club, division and district levels. ...more

New Club Builders - New Club Charter Gifts

As Kiwanis clubs continue to reflect their members and their communities, new formats of clubs have been encouraged by the organization. These formats include Internet clubs, 3-2-1 clubs, young professional clubs and others. While these clubs have evolved in recent years, the practice of providing new club charter gifts has not adapted to reflect these new club formats.  As an example, an internet club does not have a purpose for a gong, gavel, banner, or flag as their meetings do not take place in a physical room where these items may be displayed. Unfortunately, these items go unused...more

January 2011 eBuilder Front Page

  • Gov. Tom's Msg
  • Archiving
  • Hearts Apart Families
  • Teddy Bears
  • Literacy Rug

Gov. Tom's Message

by Gov. Tom Varner

Happy New Year to everyone in our Kiwanis Family and their famlies.

When you read this, we will be in the first year of the second decade of the 21st century. What is significant about the first of the calendar year in Kiwanis? Our year starts on October 1 and everyone goes full out for three months. Then, Kiwanis typically hits the low time of the Kiwanis Year. That is, there is less service and fund raising done in the first three months of the calendar year than in any of the other three quarters.....more

Archiving Kiwanis Club of Richmond Documents

By Tim Sexton

Last year an ad hoc committee was appointed with the mission of setting up a procedure for collecting, preserving and cataloging our records that have been accumulating over the past ninety years. Our records and documents were being stored at Pollard & Bagby, Inc., Realtors, 2 South Fifth Street, where the club has its administrative offices.

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Hearts Apart Families Receiving Free Christmas Trees From Mount Vernon Kiwanis

by Paul Mehler

The Hearts Apart are a group of military wives whose husbands are deployed to Afghanistan. It is a group of about 20 who meet once a month as a social gathering at Ft Belvoir. Their children are taken care of at the meeting by caregivers, and they are all fed a delicious dinner...more

Lord Baltimore ES K-Kids Club

by Rosemary Cummings

The K-Kids and Key Clubs of Coastal Delaware Kiwanis Club have joined together with the Gardeners by the Sea (GBTS) Garden Club to make Teddy Bears for the families meeting their deceased soldiers returning to Dover AFB....more

Suburban Frederick Club Supports Local Child Lab School with Literacy Rug

by Peter Brehm

The Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick recently presented to Onica Prall Lab School Director Susan Weddle, Head Teacher Debbie Smith, and the three-year old class at the Onica Prall Lab School a Literacy Rug purchased by the Kiwanis as a donation to the school....more

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