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 Tehachapi was chartered on May 1, 1963. Currently, the club has no Charter Members.
Weekly luncheon meetings are held on Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 PM at Pacion's Spaghetti Factory, 1100 West Tehachapi Blvd. (Eff 4/7/10).
The 2015-16 Tehachapi Club President Jonathan Hall with First Lady Dr. Susan was installed on October 28, 2015 at The Shed.
On April 21, 2016, Sec. Joe Beckmann was presented the 2014-15 Distinguished Service Award by CNH Dist. Gov. Cherice Gilliam and Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge. (Not Present)
In the past to provide funds for Community Service Account, Tehachapi Kiwanis Club has used the following fund-raisers: Annual Golf Tournament, Carson & Barnes Circus (every 2 years), Entertainment Books, Mountain Festival Food Booth, Vintage Airplane Ride Raffle and Tehachapi Phone Delivery.
Some Community Service Projects include: Coats for Kids, Lead Awareness Project, Annual Prayer Breakfast Sponsor, Boy Scouts, Civil Air Patrol, Junior Miss Program, Salvation Army Camperships, Salvation Army Bell Ringing, Family Life Pregnancy Center, Jamison Center Playground, THS Scholarships, Academic Decathlon, Library, Special Olympics and College Health Clinic.
The Tehachapi High Key Clubis part of the Service Leadership Programs (SLP).
As of 7/31/16 in the WSP2/MNT program, the Tehachapi Club has given $8,161.00 or helped provide 3 shots to ELIMINATE 4,534 maternal/neonatal tetanus cases.
As of 9/30/10 in the WSP1/IDD program, the Tehachapi Club has given $20,789.30 or helped 415,786 kids from IDD. We rank 22nd in Cal-Nev-Ha District and 3rd in Div. 33. The Tehachapi Club has 15 Hixsons: PP Dick Anderson, PP Marv Anderson, PP Rev. Clark Bailey, PSDLG Lynn Buttcane, Pat Buttcane, PP & Sec. Paul Combs, PP Jack Connley, Jack Goodwin, PP Alfred Gregg, PP Eldon Grimes, PP Bill LaMonte, PP Rex Moen, George Novinger, PP Joe Whitby, and Dianna Updike. PSDLG Lynn Buttcane is the only Tablet of Honor (Div. 33 - 14th). On June 15, 2001, Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Phil Field presented to Pres. Al Gregg their Honor Club Banner. This banner is the 3rd in Div. 33 and the 16th in Cal-Nev-Ha District. (Right)
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 $2,533.00 (or 2.50%) and rank 12th place.