NEXT MEETING :
 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
 
7:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
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If you want to attend, just give us a call at 559.639.3084 and we will provide you with the conference call access number.
 
AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
  • Distinguished Club Award 2008-09
  • District Award for Newsletter 2009-10
  • Club position 42 out of 472 in Cal-Nev-H district, 2013-14
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1. October 1: Paint the Town Purple for American Cancer Society
 
2. October 8: Hanford Relay for Life
 
3. November 9: Thankful Dinner Social, Tickets for $25
 
 
THREE KEY CLUBS
 
Key Club International is a high school led student organization which provides its members with community service, character building and leadership development opportunities. The key club initiative is the hands-on element of the 'Major Emphais:Children, their future, our focus!'
 
CVCK supports 3 key clubs:
  • Hanford West High School key club
  • Sierra Pacific High School key club
  • Hanford High School key club
 
 
EVENTS 2016
1. February 9-11, Concession at World Ag Expo, Tulare
 
2. March 12, Miss Kings County Pageant
 
3. March 18-19 Big Yard Sale Fundraiser, Hanford
4. April 02, Kiwanis One Day
 
​5. April 23, Miracle Mile Of Quarters
 
6. April 23, Paint The Town Purple
 
7. $250 Donated To Blind Babies Foundation
 
8. $2,500 awarded in scholarships to key club graduates
 
9. June 7th: Working at primaries polling station at Tulare 
 
10. September 10: Kings River Clean up Drive
 
11. September 24: Pancake Breakfast for The Discovery Center, Fresno
 
12. October 1: Paint the Town Purple
 
13. October 8th and 9th: Hanford Relay For Life
 
11. November 9th: Thankful Dinner Social at Amigos Cantina and Restaurant.
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Kindly report your service hours to Secretary of the club at the end of the month. It is a KI requirement. Email them at: sbanuelos1262@gmail.com 
 
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SEPTEMBER 24: PANCAKE BREAKFAST FOR DISCOVERY CENTER, FRESNO

Come join us at a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for The Discovery Center, Fresno on Saturday, Sept 24 from 9 am till 12 noon. Tickets are $15 for breakfast as well as a tour of the premier education center in Fresno.

 Address: 1944 N Winery Ave, Fresno. 

November 9 Thankful Dinner Social

At Amigos Cantina and Restaurant in Visalia, 6:00 pm.

Full Buffet,  Silent Auction for Holiday Goodies, no host bar.  

Please do not bring children since alcohol will be served. Child meals are not discounted. 

Tickets are $25.00 which includes a door prize ticket. Invite friends for an evening of fun!

 
REQUEST FOR IN-KIND DONATIONS
We are in need of donations of women clothing, bags, shoes and jewelry (preferably with tags on) which are sold on Poshmark to generate funds for Key Club graduates. Pick up may be available in Hanford, Visalia or Fresno, Ca. For questions email at cvckiwanis@gmail.com . Thank you. 
 
 
 
 
23rd ANNUAL CENTRAL VALLEY BEEPER EGG HUNT BY BLIND BABIES FOUNDATION
 
​Cyber Kiwanis is proud to have donated $250 to Blind Babies Foundation for their Beeper Egg Hunt held for visually impaired children of Central Valley, in Visalia, on March 12. You can enjoy a slideshow of photos from the event here. Thank you.
 

 

KIWANIS FAMILY HOUSE

Our Mission :

Our mission is to provide temporary housing and support to families of seriously ill or injured children and adults being treated at University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento.

Our Vision is to continually provide convenient, restful, secure, and low cost accommodations for the families of patients being treated at the UCD Medical Center or at Shriners Hospital.

Our Values are guided by the KIWANIS Service Motto: “Serving the Children of the World”.

The KIWANIS FAMILY HOUSE encourages the following core values:

  • A sense of community
  • Dedication to service
  • Respect for families
  • Augmentation of services provided by other organizations
  • Collaboration with community partners
  • Foster awareness for those in need
  • Generosity

Read more about the Kiwanis Family House here.

 

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KIWANIS DEDICATES TIME CAPSULE TO OPEN IN 100 YEARS!

 

2015-16 Kiwanis International President Susan A. "Sue" Petrisin joins 2014–15 Kiwanis International President Dr. John Button to dedicate a time capsule to celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Kiwanis International. Read more...

 

 

 
- YOUTH PROTECTION GUIDELINES
 

Nothing is more important than the safety of those we serve. That’s why Kiwanis is committed to protecting children—and your club members. Get informed. Get inspired. Get ready by taking a look at the details here*! 

 

NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH JCI

 

Kiwanis International and Junior Chamber International (JCI) has entered into a new partnership that will provide service to more than 80 nations and extend their reach to communities around the world, with the purpose of uniting civil society and engaging global active citizens to create sustainable impact. Read here... 

 

FORMER JCI PRESIDENT JOINS KIWANIS

 

For 16 years, Scott Greenlee made the world a better place through his involvement with Junior Chamber International (JCI), commonly known as the Jaycees in the United States. Greenlee volunteered for service projects and  leadership positions within the organization. He rose through the ranks and was elected at the international level to be the 2007 JCI World President.

But when he turned 40, his interaction with the organization dwindled. JCI membership is limited to members between the ages of 18 and 40. “Most JCI members dread the day they become alumni,” Greenlee said. Read more...

 

 

 

 
 
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