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Summary of Kern Kiwanis Club's WSP-IDD Project

 

2009-10 Year

Cum.-to-Date 9/30/10

Paid Pledges

$ 0.00

$ 9,502.00

One Time Gifts

$2,000.00

$64,918.35

Total Cash Received

$2,000.00

$74,420.35

No. Hixsons

2

69

No. Tablet of Honor

0

3

Kids Helped

40,000

1,488,400

Kern Kiwanis Club rank 1st in Div. 33, 3rd in the Cal-Nev-Ha District and 86th in Kiwanis International. The average to fight IDD is $942.03 / member.

2009-2010 NEWS Reports:

KERN KIWANIS ADDS 2 NEW HIXSONS

On Sept. 30, 2010, the WSP/IDD Committee named the following 2 Kern Kiwanis members with 1 Hixson Award and 1 Diamond-Level: 68th - 2009-10 Pres. Joe Muller (Hixson #35580) was honored for his leadership and 69th - 1993-94 SDLG John W. Stephenson (Diamond Level #1554-03) was honored for his Chairmanship of the WSP1/IDD Committee that helped Kern Kiwanis Club be ranked as 3rd of 543 Clubs in Cal-Nev-Ha District and 86th of 8,327 Clubs in Kiwanis International.

KERN KIWANIS ADDS 4 NEW HIXSONS

On Sept. 24, 2009, the WSP/IDD Committee named the following 4 Kern Kiwanis members with 1 Hixson Award and 3 Diamond-Levels: 64th - 1996-97 Pres. & current S/T John Cove (Diamond Level #2670-01); 65th - 2008-09 VP Larry Bly (Hixson #34958); 66th - Charter Member & 1961 Pres. John Boydstun (Diamond Level #2242-02) and 67th - 1998-99 Pres. Charles Neville (Diamond Level #2241-02).

KERN KIWANIS ADDS 1 NEW HIXSON

On December 4, 2008, PSDLG John Stephenson honored 2007-08 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Fuchsia Ward with Kern's 63rd Hixson Fellowship (Diamond Level #2194-02) for her outstanding leadership of the 12 Clubs in Div. 33. (Right)

KERN KIWANIS ADDS 1 NEW HIXSON

On September 11, 2008, PSDLG John Stephenson honored Andrea Garcia (25) with Kern's 62nd Hixson Fellowship (#34320) for her dedicated work in the Service Leadership Programs (SLP) having served as the 2000-01 KIWIN'S Ruby Division LTG at East Bakersfield HS and joining Kern Kiwanis in May 2003 to continue her work with KIWIN'S Regional Advisor John Stephenson. (Middle)

KERN MEMBER HONORED BY KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

On September 2, 2008, PSDLG John W. Stephenson is herby named HONORED BENEFACTOR with a framed certificate signed by Jane M. Erickson, President of Kiwanis International Foundation. (Left)

HONOR CLUB BANNERS

A total of 427 Honor Club Banners have been awarded worldwide with 21 in the Cal-Nev-Ha District, and Division 33 has three (14.3%).

SALT IODIZATION SUSTAINABILITY ENDOWMENT

To continue the work of the WSP/IDD, KIF has set up a new fund called the "Salt Iodization Sustainability Endowment."

KERN KIWANIS ADDS 1 NEW HIXSON DIAMOND LEVEL

On December 30, 2006, PSDLG John Stephenson was honored as the 61st Hixson (Diamond Level #2) for his dedicated service to Kern's Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout fundraiser with his Co-Chair Honoary Member Tammy Lodermeier for the past 12 years ($153,200).

KERN KIWANIS ADDS 2 NEW HIXSONS DIAMOND LEVEL

At Kern's 12th MDHIOS Sponsors and Members Appreciation Luncheon on July 20, 2006, PSDLG John Stephenson honored 2000-01 PLG Phil Field (59th Hixson - Diamond Level #3) for his dedicated support and 2000-01 South PP Tammy Lodermeier (60th Hixson - Diamond Level #1) for her 12 years as the Voice and Image of MDHIOS. As of 6/30/06, Kern Kiwanis Club has donated $65,560.35, and these funds have protected from IDD a total of 1,311,200 kids.

SECOND KERN MEMBER HONORED BY KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

At Kern's 58th Charter Luncheon on May 25th, PSDLG John Stephenson presented Clint Douglass the second "Benefactor" a special award from Kiwanis International Foundation.

KERN MEMBER HONORED BY KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

At the Tehachapi DCM on September 15th, 2004-05 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Joe Whitby presented to PSDLG John Stephenson the "Benefactor" a special award from Kiwanis International Foundation.

KERN CLUB 57th HIXSON

On June 23, 2005 during Kern Club's regular meeting, PSDLG John Stephenson, WSP/IDD Chair, presented member Pres Burdette the 57th Hixson Fellowship (#32043). Pres has been out of town causing a delay in receiving his Hixson.

KERN CLUB 58th HIXSON

On April 28, 2005 during Kern Club's regular meeting, PSDLG John Stephenson, WSP/IDD Chair, presented member Shirley Ventura the 58th Hixson Fellowship (#32044).

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