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Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that our club is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. 

Name Chairs Description
Charity Ball Pinto, Judith
Special Committee designated by the President to plan a charity event in September. Sponsors, advertisers, and guests contribute to funds that are donated to worthy charities including Our Scholarship Fund, Thanksgiving Baskets, SOS Children's Village, Susan B Anthony Recovery Center, and Caribbean Heart Menders' Association
Club Meetings & Administration Rose, Ann
This committee is responsible for providing the most effective club meeting possible. Areas of focus should include the club meeting program, risk management, reception, fellowship and inter-club relations, as well as other areas the committee may deem pertinent.
Community Services Russell, Carrol
Dunbar, Andrew
This committee should implement projects on the arts, business affairs, citizenship, civic improvement, community beautification, conservation, health, international understanding, literacy, public affairs, safety or help for senior citizens and disabled persons. Popular projects include Special Olympics, Meals on Wheels, and issues forums.
Eliminate Project Jones, Pauline
The goal is to eliminate tetanus from mothers and babies
Fundraising Nugent, Barry
This group is responsible for preparing a budget of estimated income and expenses for submission to the board of directors, as well as any recommendations it may have on financial matters of the club. It also is responsible for securing the funds necessary to meet budget requirements.
Human & Spiritual Values Innis, Marvine
This committee should implement projects that support spiritual development, provide human companionship and comfort, or offer counseling and guidance. Projects can encourage interfaith and interdenominational religious activity, such as prayer, but should not support a specific religious sect. Popular projects include prayer breakfasts, layman-of-the-year awards, transportation to religious services, visits to nursing homes and support of grief counseling.
Interclub Facey, Michael
Kiwanis Center Ramsay, Dale
Manage the operations of the Center
Membership Growth, Education and Retention Betty, Colin
This committee’s main goal is to increase membership. The committee should consider all membership applications and submit its recommendations to the board of directors. The committee also should develop an effective orientation and induction ceremony for new members and promote regular attendance by all members at club meetings.
Public Relations Hodgson, John
This committee is responsible for helping to ensure that the public receives, through the media and other means, news about events, service projects, fundraisers, goals, programs and achievements of the club.
Scholarships Taylor, Clinton
The goal of the scholarship committee is to distribute funds received from the Grand Charity ball and provide additional funds to enable student access to higher education. The Committee plans to award two types of scholarships, namely: academic and vocational/technical. Academic scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in two or four year colleges and universities, and technical scholarships to vocational/technical programs. The scholarships will be advertised through various means.
Service Leadership Programs Douglas, Don
Needham, Yvonne
This group shall devise ways and means to establish and support Kiwanis Kids programs in elementary schools, Builders Clubs in junior high or middle school, Key Clubs in high schools, Circle K International clubs in the universities and colleges and Aktion Clubs for adults with disabilities. It should encourage and promote the activities of all SLP clubs sponsored by the club. The committee should include the Kiwanis club advisors to sponsored SLP clubs.
Strategic Planning Cross, Philip
Strategic Planning
Young Children: Priority One McCalla, Michelle
Young Children: Priority One (YCPO), an ongoing service program of Kiwanis International, addresses the needs of young children. All clubs are encouraged to carry out at least two YCPO projects per calendar year, though many clubs are able to do more—helping children, families, and communities.