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KI Logo District Logo 2014-15 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge & FL Marlene 1973-74 Lt. Gov. Wendall Kinney (Kern) wrote Hail Kiwanis 2003-04 Cal-Nev-Ha KIWIN'S Dist. Adm. John & Gov. Vanessa

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This page contains links to information and resources relevant to the Division 33 of Cal-Nev-Ha District of Kiwanis International.


Cal-Nev-Ha Division 33 was formed in 1962 from part of Division 18.

Div. 33 Lt. Governors Retirement & Installation Dinner was held at Taft's Roosevelt School Cafeteria on October 4, 2014, and 2014-15 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge (Taft) was installed by 2014-15 CNHD Gov. Alan Guire. (Left)

On March 5, 2014, Kiwanis International announced that Cal-Nev-Ha 2012-13 Dist. Gov. Gary Jander's "Member in Black Team" received the designation as a "Distinguished District". Also, 2012-13 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Steven Kinsey was one of 17 to rececive "Distinguished Division" status with Delano, Rosedale and Taft being honored as "Distinguished Clubs" for their GREAT EFFORTS and ACCOMPLISHMENTS.

On March 14, 2014, eleven 2013-14 Distinguished Service Awards were presented by CNH Dist. Gov. Rae Whitby-Brummer to the following: Bakersfield - Sandy Morris; Delano - Michael Fowler; Kern - PLG Wendall Kinney; Oildale - PP Jack Roth; Rosedale - Pres. George Bronson; Shafter - David Franz; South - PP Nathan Maragoni & Sec. Celia Thompson; Taft - PP Kathy Herm; Tehachapi - Treas. Evelyn Geisler; and Westchester - John and Judy Henderson. DSA present in Bold

1973-74 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Wendall Kinney (Kern) is honored for writing the word and music of the official published "Hail Kiwanis" song. Word and Music

PSDLG John Stephenson (Kern) is the 1st recipient of the "Stephenson Award of Excellence - Dedicated to all those who serve KIWIN'S with their hearts", and 2003-04 KIWIN'S Governor Vanessa Porter presented retiring District Administrator John with this award at the 28th District Convention in the Irvine Marriott Hotel on April 17, 2004. (Right) At the 87th Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention in Reno, NV on August 24, 2007, John was presented the Bert Shoemaker Award by Chair Paul Formosa. On May 18, 2008, Vanessa Porter graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Biology plus a Specialization in Ecology and Conservation Biology. She received the coveted Scarlet Key Award which is the highest honor a student can receive. On July 7, 2010, she completed 2 years in Honduras serving the Peace Corps. She wrote "The guidance you've given me has truly shaped who I am today." I hope others would have many "Kiwanis moments" that I have had with the Service Leadership Program (SLP).

Division 33 Links:

100 Years of Kiwanis
Cal-Nev-Ha Magazine
Division 33 Links to Club Home Pages
Division 33 Bulletin & Photos
Division 33 Calendar
Division 33 Background
Division 33 WSP2-MNT News
Division 33 2014-15 Lt. Governor's Page
Division 33 WSP1-IDD History
Division 33 Bloodmobile History
Division 33 - 1999 District Convention & Committees

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