Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing 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 Histroical Park, 133 So. Lexington (S/E/ corner with Garces Hwy.) (Eff. 10/17/08).
On October 9th, 2013-14 Delano Club President Suzanne Villaruz with First Gent Arnold Morrison was installed at the Delano High School. (Left) 2012-13 Lt. Gov. Steve Kinsey was honored with Delano's Kiwanian of the Year Award. (Middle)
On March 5, 2014, Delano was honored as "2012-13 Distinguished Club", and Lt. Gov. Steven Kisney thanked them for their GREAT EFFORTS and ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
On February 23, 2013, Colton Kinsey accepted for All Club Members the 2012-13 Distinguished Service Award presented by CNH Dist. Gov. Gary Jander and Reg. 11 Trustee Walter Morton. (Right)
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 1/31/14 in the WSP2/MNT program, the Delano Club has given $906.00 or helped provide 3 shots to ELIMINATE 503 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.