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2017 Key Leader Flyer - 08/07/2017
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See the updated Key Leader flyer.

Kiwanis Club Announces New Members - 06/09/2017
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This past Tuesday, June 6th, the Lakeland Area Kiwanis Club installed three new club members which represented a total percentage of growth since October 2015 of 220%.  President Bob Bertch along with Kiwanis dignitaries, Kiwanis District Governor John Collins, First Lady Gayle Collins and Lt. Governor Roger Krogstad welcomed the 3 newest members into the club while club members, family and friends joined them for dinner at Norwood Pines Supper Club. 

The club now is 16 members strong with only one goal in mind…to help kids!  Over the past year and a half, 11 new members have joined the club. Eight new members were previously installed. The District Governor indicated that...

Santa and Kiwanis give homeless kids a Christmas to remember - 12/14/2016
Submitted by: Jean Long Manteufel
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Santa and Kiwanis give homeless kids a Christmas to remember


Dec 13, 2016

The room went from a roar to a hush when Santa walked in. The kids knew they would soon get their chance to tell the big man their hopes and wishes this Christmas. 

For too many of the 90 kids at the Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Appleton-Fox Cities (Wisconsin) Kiwanis Club, this would be the only time they would get a gift during the holiday season. Their immediate futures are in flux. The kids, who range in age from infants to teenagers, are homeless—living in shelters because of various family circumstances. Some of their parents are fleeing domestic abuse situations. Others have fallen on hard...