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Committees
In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees.

Name Chairs Description
100th Anniversary Committee
Colliflower, Annie
Kenney, Anne
A group of dedicated members brought together for the planning and execution of events and project for the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Kiwanis Club of Springfield which is May 19, 2019.
Administration:Board of Directors
Skiles Gorby, Becky
The Board of Directors shall determine the policies and activities of the club, elect and discipline members, approve the budget, approve all bills, take counsel with committees, and have general management of the club.
Administration:Program The committee that works to see we have speakers/programs each week
Community Services
Miller, Jim
Morrow, Joe
Perform community needs survey if necessary Carry out at least one monthly service project Our Club has 2 special project community service committees: Elderly Issues and Ag & Conservation
Community Services: Ag & Conservation
Rice, Dick
This is one of our older community service committees that focuses on communication and partnerships between our urban centers and our county's agricultural foundation.
Community Services:Elderly Issues The major focus of the Elderly Issues Committee is to research areas of need for seniors in our community, and make a recommendation to the Kiwanis Board for financial support, volunteer assistance, leadership and guidance, or a combination of those resources. Major project is the assistance in financing and planning of the Golden Wedding Party in partnership with United Senior Services.
Division 4/District Council Meetings Listing of meetings for our division and the OH district
Finance & Fund Raising
Skiles Gorby, Becky
The general directive of this committee is to assist the Treasurer in planning and overseeing the budgets that are to be submitted to the Board of Directors. The Funding Committee submits recommendations on financial matters and secures funds necessary to meet budget requirements. The board of directors are defacto members of the committee with our club President Elect as Chairman. Each fundraising activity has its own chair&support committee who report to this group
Finance&Service:CBZBasketball Tournament
Williams, Gary
A combination of community service and funding for our service activities. This committee oversee's the coordination of a Holiday basketball tourment in conjunction with the mens and womens teams at Wittenberg University. The Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament is named for Charles B Zimmerman -- a deceased member, Wittenberg graduate and avid supporter of Wittenberg's sports program.
Golf Outing Committee
Hester, Bill
Coordinate preparations for an annual golf outing as a fundraiser for the club in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America benefiting both organizations.
House Committee
Morris, Charlie
Set up and prepare the room for the scheduled Kiwanis Meetings. This includes placing the flags, banners and any other needed preparations to have a successful gathering of members, gusts and prospective members.
Human & Spiritual Values
Wright, Cindy
This committee encourages the membership to live by the first and second objectives of Kiwanis: 1- to give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than the material values of life; 2-to encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships. This committee has traditionally sponsored bell ringing for the Salvation Army for one weekend in December. They also participate in Prayer Week and sponsoring a Clergy Recongnition Day for the Club.
InterClub
Bassell, Michael L
By interclubing, performing visits to each club in our Division, we maintain relations and comradery with other Kiwanis clubs.
Kenwood Committee Oversee the programs provided to the Kenwood Elementary School to include Kiwanis Planned Activities for the school, the reading program and terrific kids recognition.
K-Konnected 4 Service Composed of Individuals whose primary interests are in supporting Kiwanis Community & Youth Service Programs
Marketing & Public Relations Ensures that the public receives, through the media and other means, the Objects, goals, programs, and achievements of the Club.
Membership Growth & Education
Eubanks, Nancy
Smith, Becky
Support the club in recruiting new members; Conduct orientation training for new members; Prepare and conduct induction ceremony for new members;generally oversees the inviting and welcoming of any new members into our club,(One of the methods used is the RED RIBBON program);can assist the Secretary in keeping membership information updated.
Scholarship-Awards Program
Hicks, Bill
In May of each year the Springfield Kiwanis Club Foundation awards seven $2,500 scholarships based upon applications from all qualified high school seniors in Clark County. The awards are based on both academic achievement and service to the community. At the Awards Ceremony, each scholarship recepient makes a brief presentation about the service project which was most important to him or her.
Service Leadership Programs Kiwanis plays a special role in developing future generations of leaders. This committee serves as a liaison to our local Kiwanis Family of Service Clubs. We work at forming a close, on-going relationship with each of the youth leadership clubs in our area,and their faculty advisors. Youth Leadership begins in the elementary grades with K-Kids and moves through middle, high, and college age young adults with Builder Clubs, Key Clubs, Circle K.
Sponsored Youth Creating an organization within the schools for groups of students who benefit from being sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Springfield Ohio in elementary, middle and high schools. These programs includes Terrific Kids, Builders Clubs and Key Clubs.
SPRINGFIELD KIWANIS FOUNDATION
Crum, Joanne
Those members who oversee, manage our non-profit foundation; reviews request for grants, scholarships,loans for grants fro
Young Children Priority One
Driscoll, Denis
Young Children Priority One is a service committee that works to meet needs of children from prenatal through age 5. The focus is on maternal and child health, child care and development, parent education and support, child safety, and pediatric trauma. Local projects have included distribution of "Never Shake a Baby" and “Your Baby’s Brain” brochures in both English and Spanish; hospital trauma dolls, Tummy Time mats,and support of parenting classes.
Youth Services:
Doyle, Shannon
Making a difference in the lives of at risk or disadvantage children in our community. Kiwanians have adopted Kenwood Elementary to serve as mentors, reading and math tutors , and field trip buddies. They encourage good citizenship through the Kiwanis Terrific Kids, provide a Bring Up Grades incentives, and establishing K-Kids, a service leadership program.