On March 4 Kamp Kiwanis and the New York District Foundation celebrated their 50th anniversary with an event which drew 500 supporters to the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.
Members of th foundation board who attended the event are pictured above. At right, Foundation President Sal Anelli thanks Kamp Director Rebecca Clemence for her efforts.
More pictures are available.
If you are planning to attend the Kiwanis International Convention in Las Vegas, you should register before April 6 when the registration fee will increase by $75.
The convention will take place June 28-July 1 entirely at the Paris and Bally casinos, which are attached, a change with reportedly led to the registration fee begin less than it has been in many years.
The keynote speaker at the opening ceremony will be Rudy Reuttiger, whose career as a Notre Dame University football player was the story behind the 1993 movie "Rudy". Reuttiger is a motivational speaker.
Information on the candidates running, amendments being proposed are availble. More information is available.
The Kiwanis Club of Valley Stream was organized in the Long Island Southwest Division on Jan. 31.
Playing a role in the new club's formation was Long Island Southwest Lt. Gov. Thomas Cesiro, assisted by Charter President Richard Ramos. Kiwanis International President Jim Rochford and his Eye of the Tiger Team helped lay the groundwork for the club last year after the district Mid-Year Conference.
The new club was organized with 31 members.
A previous Valley Stream club was formed in 1943 and closed in 2016.
Legal, Tax Issues Addressed
A new page on the web site provides expanded information for clubs that are considering creating a club foundation or have other questions about state and federal filing requirements for Kiwanis clubs.
New Members Being Inducted
So far during the 2017-18 Kiwanis year, 153 new members have been inducted by Kiwanis clubs in the New York District.
You can see who they are and what clubs and divisions they have joined.