Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.
Maintained by PSDLG John W. Stephenson of the Kiwanis Club of Kern, Bakersfield, CA (USA).
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The Kiwanis Club of Delano was chartered on November 19, 1954. Currently, the club has no Charter Members.
Weekly luncheon meetings are held on Friday from 12:00-1:30 PM at Delano Heritage Park, 330 So. Lexington St. (Eff. 10/17/08). Note: Except the Friday following the 1st Wed. of the 3-2-1 meeting. Delano Satellite 3-2-1 Club meets on the 1st Wed., 6:00 p.m. at Tony's Firehouse,1806 Cecil Ave.
On September 28th, 2016-17 Delano Club President Cindy Kinsey was installed at Aviator Bar & Grill, and IPP Colton Kinsey presented a new gavel and bouquet of flowers to his Mom. (Left) 2016-2019 Trustee 11 Jim Koontz was named the 2015-16 Kiwanian of the Year. (Right)
At the Delano hosted DCM on Jan. 15, 2015, the Div. 33 "Because We Knew You Award" was presented to honor the following members past & present: Dr. Clifford Loader, James "Jim" Andreas, Earl Schauland, Patrick "Pat" Shaffer, Ralph Carpenter, John "Jack" Hourigan, Steven Kinsey and Arnold "Arny" Morrison.
On April 21, 2016, Gary Girard was presented the 2015-16 Distinguished Service Award by CNH Dist. Gov. Cherice Gilliam and Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge. (Middle)
Fundraisers: Tri-tip luncheon; "Down On The Farm" raffle; and other concession activities.
Service projects include: Annual Easter Egg Hunt; 4H & FFA projects; Scholarships; Boys & Girls Club; Girl & Boy Scout sposorship; SCICON; Reading Mentors; Habitat for Humanity; Festival of Carols; Star Spangled Spectacular; Historical Park projects; California Parks Ministry; Relay for Life; Community Connections Center.
The Delano High Key Club, Paramount Bard Academy Key Club, Cesar Chavez High Key Club (Chartering) and Builders Club are part of the Service Leadership Program (SLP).
As of 9/30/16 in the WSP2/MNT program, the Delano Club has given $1,934.00 or helped provide 3 shots to ELIMINATE 1,074 maternal/neonatal tetanus cases.
As of 9/30/10 in the WSP1/IDD program, the Delano Club has given $50.00 or helped 1,000 kids from IDD. They rank 12th in Div. 33.
In the Div. 33 Bloodmobile Project (5/13/04), Div. 33 has raised $101,515.30 (or 100.11%) of the $101,400 cost to purchase a 3-bed unit for Houchin Blood Service. We have donated $123.00 (or 0.12%) and rank 17th place.