Kiwanis Service Club of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Kiwanis is a worldwide service organization for individuals desiring personal involvement in the improvement of their communities. As a group, we achieve what individuals cannot do alone. Kiwanians voluntarily assume personal responsibility for projects that public authorities are not able to perform. These projects are predominantly local in nature. They include assistance to youth and the aging, conservation of natural resources, development of community facilities and creation of international understanding and good will. Read more...
Come for the free lunch, stay for the enduring social, community, and business relations, and leave meetings knowing you are changing the world. Click here to consider membership...
Kiwanis Among Those Honored with Canadian Flag
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of our national flag, the Government of Canada is giving this proud Canadian symbol to 50 individual Canadians and organizations who have contributed significantly to the well-being of our citizens. Kiwanis in Canada are amongst those recognized.
The Kiwanis Clubs of Canada, in recognition of the 215 Canadian clubs and their dedication to strengthening communities and serving the children of the world, under the leadership of Canadian Dr. John Button, President of Kiwanis International.
How fitting with this being the 99th year of Kiwanis is Canada!
Click here for the Prime Minister's remarks about the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian flag. For the full list of recipients, Click here.
Daffodils on Sale March 11-16
$1500 for U of R Van Cleave Bursary
As part of our ongoing support of education, Kiwanis Club of Regina donates $1500 every year to the University of Regina for the Van Cleave Bursary. On January 29th, President Scott Carson (pictured, right) and Karen Moore, Chair of Public Service (pictured, left) visited the University of Regina's External Relations department to present a cheque for $1500 to Miriam Freidman (pictured, middle).
New Home: Conexus Arts Centre
Kiwanian Sandy Wankel: Sask. Volunteer Medal Recipient!
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield announced today the names of nine recipients of the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal [including Regina Club's own Sandy Wankel!]. The medal recognizes outstanding volunteer service or exceptional community involvement.
"It will be a great privilege to present the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal to these nine outstanding individuals," Solomon Schofield said. "Each honouree is extraordinarily generous and capable, and has made enormous contributions to our province."
The recipients will receive their medals this spring, at Government House in Regina. Recipients are selected by the Saskatchewan Honours Advisory Council from nominations submitted by the public. Including the nine new recipients, the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal has been presented to 148 outstanding individuals since 1995. Saskatchewan has the highest rate of volunteerism in Canada.
KiwanisRegina.org is the 2nd Best in Western Canada!
In our ongoing effort to engage the community, we used the Christmas break to liven up our web site and enter the WeCan (Western Canadian) District Website Award. With the assistance of Kiwanian Scott Carson from Storm Applied Technologies, we took the silver!
Ring Those Bells!
Thank you to all the Bell Ringers who helped with the annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle campaign last Thursday & Friday at Golden Mile Shopping Centre. To learn more about the program, click here.
As Requested ...
By request, Kiwanis serves:
- Individual youth wanting assistance to attend conferences, training sessions, special sporting events, etc.
- International, national and local disaster relief, usually through one of the three foundations or a sponsoring international organization.
- Help for agencies working to improve social services.