Stories tagged with: Kiwanis

December 14, 2011 - 8:24pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

Children from area schools enjoyed a break from their daily routine on Wednesday.

The Knights of Columbus Hall hosted the Kiwanis Club of Zanesville's Christmas party.  Youth Services Committee Chair Amy Pinson said the kids ate lunch, sang songs and received gifts from Santa.

"It's really just a special party," said Pinson.  "We have almost a one-to-one ratio of students to an adult or key club member here, so they get a lot of individual attention....

April 14, 2011 - 8:06pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

Some local adults got the chance to feel like kids again this evening. The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville hosted a corporate pinewood derby race at the Knights of Columbus, Sunrise Center. The event served as a fundraiser to support Kiwanis's child-oriented programs.

"It's a homerun." said event chairman Kevin Pinson. "It's a great evening, people are having a great time, and we are generating almost $4,000 dollars for our projects.

There were 15 entries in the double-...

January 8, 2011 - 5:14pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Locals filled up their bellies this morning at an all you can eat pancake breakfast at Applebee's.

All proceeds from this morning's breakfast benefit the Zanesville Kiwanis Club.  Preside of the Kiwanis Club Bob Davidson says this benefit helps the club fundraise projects that will make a difference in someone's life.

"One of our key focuses is on children and meeting some of their needs. With the special riders; the car seats. We also have had some projects in the past...

December 8, 2010 - 5:36pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Christmas comes a little early for some area children.

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville Wednesday hosted its annual Christmas party at the Knights of Columbus. Kiwanis members from local businesses took time out to spend the afternoon with 60 students from seven elementary schools.

"Not only are they getting a field trip today to get out of school but they're getting to see Santa and lots of good presents," says Kiwanis Club Youth Services Chair Sarah Warfield.

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October 16, 2009 - 12:42pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

Kiwanis and Key Club members are hitting the streets for their biggest fundraiser of the year.

Zanesville High School Key Club members sold peanuts to passing drivers Friday afternoon, all to raise money for Kiwanis.

"Kiwanis spends all of it's money and effort trying to help the children in the community, the goal of Kiwanis is to change the world one community and one child at a time," says Bruce Lee the secretary for the Zanesville Kiwanis Club.

The...

October 14, 2009 - 4:40pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville Kiwanis Club is gearing up for its largest fundraiser of the year.

Kiwanis President, Dave Desender, says Kiwanians and local high school Key Clubbers will be hitting the streets of Zanesville for the peanut sale this Friday and Saturday.

"We'll be at the Maple and Bell intersection as well as Zane and Underwood. Also, (we'll) be up at Sam's Club," says Desender.

Desender says when people drive by, they can give donations and in...

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