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Please find the attached article on Kiwanis - a local service club that has been a generous donor over the years to our Healthy Families Program.

What is Kiwanis?

Kiwanis is a local service club. Kiwanis' motto is "Serving the Children of the World." It is open to men and women. Service to children is a primary focus in Kiwanis   Kiwanis clubs decide for themselves what projects to do in their community, based on their own community's needs and their members' interests.   Areas of service may include assistance to those living in poverty, projects that benefit children and youth, and services for the sick or elderly. The organization originated in August 1914– in the USA. Kiwanis founded and supports Key Club International - started in Sacramento, California in 1925.  

The Kiwanis Club of Courtenay has served the Comox Valley since 1949, and has a long record of supporting and helping people of all ages in our local community as well as supporting Kiwanis International goals and initiatives.