DEIBA TRAINING

DEIBA TRAINING

Announcement from the Kiwanis Capital District: A Leadership Development Opportunity! The Kiwanis Capital District has announced a leadership development opportunity available to o us Wednesday, May 22nd, at 7 pm. Dr. Melinda Hill, a Maxwell Leadership Certified Trainer, holds a doctorate in higher education leadership and a masters degree in counseling, " The title of this 90-minute interactive workshop is "Developing the Leader Within: Applying DEIBA Values" -- how to better prepare our clubs and its members for the future. Dr. Hill proposes that we all have leadership roles we play as we strive to have influence in one way or another. Come learn more! She describes herself as passionate about guiding her clients (as a professional coach and trainer) to "discover purpose, passion, and well-being to become the best…
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FSRV CAR SHOW PROMOTION

FSRV CAR SHOW PROMOTION

Join fellow Kiwanians as we participate in the Family Service of Roanoke Valley Bike, Car & Truck Show at the Salem Civic Center on May 11 from 10am - 4pm. One hundred enthusiasts will display their vehicles for many more hundreds of spectators to enjoy. Our Kiwanis Club will have an information booth where we will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about our organization. This is a fun family event. Outreach.
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WASENA BRIDGE PARTY PROMOTION

WASENA BRIDGE PARTY PROMOTION

Join fellow Kiwanians as we participate in the Wasena Bridge Party on April 13 to promote our Kiwanis Club. Volunteer shifts will run from 3:00-5:30pm and 5:30-8:00pm. We will perform volunteer activities (such as alcohol ticket sales/ID check, beer pouring, perimeter security) and we will have a booth to promote our Club. This event is part of our Club's efforts to Outreach into our community. We are supporting the Wasena Neighborhood Association to celebrate the closing of the bridge in preparation for its replacement. This party will take place on the bridge; it will be closed for the day just for the party. The celebration will be a fun filled family event with activities for the kids and adults, music, and food/beverages; all will have the opportunity to use chalk…
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MILL MOUNTAIN PLAYGROUND MULCH

MILL MOUNTAIN PLAYGROUND MULCH

Join us on March 21 from 9:00 am - 12:00pm and help mulch the Mill Mountain Playground. Meet at the covered picnic pavilion near the playground. Mulch and tools are being provided; bring work gloves if you wish. Lite refreshments and snacks will also be provided We are doing this project as a show of appreciation for the City of Roanoke allowing us to "auction" the Mill Mountain Star as part of last year's KPAD.  
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KIDS FISHING DAY

KIDS FISHING DAY

Meet at Hope Tree Family Services picnic shelter off of Oak Lane at 9:00am on May 18. Join kids from the West End Center for a fun time fishing, and have lunch. Volunteers will sign in the kids, guide fishing groups, interact with the kids, clean fish, and help with the cookout. Volunteers should wear outdoor fishing/clothing and sturdy shoes. Sunscreen, hat, and camera are good ideas.
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DAISY ART PARADE PROMOTION

DAISY ART PARADE PROMOTION

Join fellow Kiwanians as we participate in the Daisy Art Parade on April 13 to promote our Kiwanis Club and this year's KPAD. This is a family fun and easy parade route. We will meet at 11:00am behind the Taubman and proceed down Market Street to Elmwood Park. Come dressed in your Kiwanis shirts and wear a Kiwanis hat or funny/artistic hat. We will march carrying our Kiwanis banner and hand out flyers. This event is part of our Club's efforts to Outreach into our community. As a bonus, the new 8-foot Kiwanis Larry the Logperch float will make its debut. After the parade you can hang out at the park for some activities or go home for a nap before you head over to the Wasena Bridge Party at…
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WEBINAR – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging & Accessibility

WEBINAR – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging & Accessibility

Join a Capital District Kiwanis webinar about DEIBA on January 31 at 7:30pm. Use the website link provided below for more information and to register. Did you know there is a new requirement for clubs to complete an annual training for all members on diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and accessibility in order to be acclaimed as a distinguished club? Learn more about this new club expectation, why it is important, and how your club can fulfill this requirement in a meaningful way that moves Kiwanis forward while earning the honor of being named a Distinguished Club. Many ideas will be shared that can be used by Key Clubs, CKI clubs, and Aktion Clubs as well! Kiwanis clubs are encouraged to achieve Distinguished Club status each year. The criteria set forth…
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MEMBERSHIP SURVEY DEADLINE

MEMBERSHIP SURVEY DEADLINE

The deadline to submit this membership survey is November 8. We are always improving and thinking about the future. How can we better serve you, our members, and our community? Our Strategic Planning Committee is asking for your help as they evaluate the previous strategic plan and create a new one for the next 5 years of our Club's activities. Complete the survey in hardcopy at a Wednesday Kiwanis Club meeting or online at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeET9MAa9KNhZpdp4sbPkqXSQC6IltnB8iyJw5PdVHlZAxOQg/viewform  
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Webinar – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging & Accessibility

Webinar – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging & Accessibility

Join a Capital District Kiwanis webinar about DEIBA on September 19 at 7:00pm. Use the website link provided below for more information and to register. Relationship building is key to success with any group or organization in today's society. It is imperative for your club to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for all. However, have you ever thought about why someone may not join a club, organization, or team? In this training, you will learn to understand how bias and microaggressions can affect the relationship a group can have with each other and the communities they serve. Strategies will be presented on how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all, regardless of age, race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Tactics will also be presented on…
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MILL MOUNTAIN STAR DEDICATION CEREMONY

MILL MOUNTAIN STAR DEDICATION CEREMONY

We are looking for a big crowd of Kiwanis members and the public to attend the Mill Mountain Star Dedication ceremony. We will be unveiling to the public the new plaque honoring the winner of this year's Kiwanis Star auction, Bower Heating and Air Conditioning. The Mayor and other dignitaries are expected. The press is invited. The dedication ceremony begins at 11:00am at the Star visitor platform. This is an excellent opportunity to invite a guest to see some of what makes our Club special.
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