Stories tagged with: Kiwanis Club

December 10, 2014 - 3:56pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville hosted its annual Christmas Party Wednesday afternoon.

Complete with a visit from Santa, 60 area kids from kindergarten to the 6th grade received presents at the party. The gifts included both things the kids want and things they need going into winter.

"The biggest thing that it does for me personally and for our club is to see these kids, see their faces light up," Kiwanis president Jeff Wickerham said. "Some of them this might be...

April 14, 2014 - 4:08pm
2 years 15 weeks ago

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville is preparing for its 4th Annual Corporate Pinewood Derby.

About 25 local businesses will be sponsoring 25 pinewood derby cars at this Thursday's event. Kevin Pinson, derby chairman for the Kiwanis Club, says the club got the idea for the event from local cub scout packs a few years ago. Each business will be given a car kit and can choose to either build the car themselves or have it built by starlight industries.

"It's a double elimination...

March 22, 2013 - 4:59pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville will be hosting a Pinewood Derby next month. The third annual derby is sponsored by Bolin-Dierkis Funeral Home and will be held at The Knights of Columbus Sunrise Center on April 14.

"We're hoping to raise about 6-thousand dollars by having a fun night of adult pinewood derby racing. Normally it's an activity for the cub scouts but we noticed that adults have just as much fun as the kids so about three years ago we started running this event,"...

December 12, 2012 - 5:26pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Today was Kiwanis Club's annual children's Christmas party hosted at the Knights of Columbus. The event was for 60 children from Zanesville City Schools, who got to enjoy a break from classes with a pizza party, a visit from Santa and of course, presents!

Kiwanis' Youth Service Committee Chair, Bridget Tetak explained, "Actually what we do is we give the school a number of kids we are going to purchase for from the school and they see these kids everyday. They know the kids. ...

September 21, 2012 - 5:00pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville Kiwanis Club is working for peanuts this weekend.

Kiwanis members and high school key club students are offering packets of peanuts in exchange for donations.  President Elect Kevin Pinson was stationed at Brandywine Boulevard on Friday.

"I'm not old enough to remember, but this club has been around since 1921," said Pinson.  "The sale actually started in the early days.  It's a long-time tradition for Kiwanis."

Pinson said...

February 1, 2012 - 5:24pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville is asking for your diaper donations.

The service club is conducting a month-long effort to collect diapers for Young Lives, a support group and mentoring program for teen mothers.

"They're having a difficult time just because of their age and just learning about mothering and parenting," said Kiwanis Member Tom Sulens. "They're able to take a class and meet and find out what they can do to improve themselves and through that...

September 14, 2011 - 5:05pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

Members of Zanesville's Kiwanis Club will be working for peanuts this weekend.

As part of the club's annual peanut sale, members will be handing out packets of peanuts in exchange for donations.  President of Kiwanis Bob Davidson said this fundraiser has been helping children for over 20 years.

"This is how we fund things such as special riders, car seats for the Carr Center - making sure those seats fit correctly, our Christmas program provides gifts and a great party...

October 1, 2010 - 5:44pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Kiwanians will be working for peanuts this weekend.

The club is hosting it's annual peanut sale. Packets of peanuts will be sold for 50 cents.

"We try to do a lot of things that will affect the lives of kids and families in the community," said President of the Kiwanis Club Bob Davidson.

Davidson says they typically raise about $10,000 to $12,000 and are hoping to make just as much this year. All of the proceeds will provide funding to support...

December 9, 2009 - 7:02pm
6 years 33 weeks ago

About 60 area students are getting some early Christmas presents this year.

The Zanesville Kiwanis Club held its annual Kids Christmas Party this afternoon.

The Kiwanis Club sent invitations to every elementary school in the county, asking them to choose five to six less fortunate children, and members picked up the kids and drove them to the Welcome Center for pizza, music, gifts, and a visit from both Santa Clause and one of his reindeer.

"It's just such a warm...

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