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Serving Children - 11/07/2013
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Each year the Ohio District of Kiwanis International selects a statewide project that aids in serving children throughout the district in a meaningful manner.

This year in Ohio, Kiwanians will be focusing their service efforts on the 2013-14 Governor’s Project “Healthy Kiwanians, Healthy Communities.”

This is an emphasis program that focuses on health. The concept is that Kiwanians should take steps to improve their own health to lead by example and then work with schools, communities, and recreational facilities to assist or institute health programs to improve the health of children and community members. The “healthy” projects can include nutrition, exercise, immunization, doctor’s visits,...

Let Us Toot Our Horn - 09/01/2013
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See a need, try to remedy it.

Springfield Kiwanis was told of a shortage of musical instruments at Schaefer Middle School through its Builder's Club connections. From discussions with Assistant Principle Jeff Sherby the Club was introduced to LINKS [Loaning Instruments to Needy Kids] program he was familiar with in the Cincinnati School System. He also informed the Club of a similar program that was in conjunction with the Dayton Symphony Orchestra. In that program groups collected musical instruments to be loaned to prospective music students.

Kiwanis Youth Services committee picked up on this need of students within the city school system and took action. Several Saturday collections were scheduled...

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     The Photo above represents the Community Service Committee.

     Co-Chairs this past year were Jim Miller and Joe Morrow, pictured at the Heritage Center Kiwanis Adopt - A - Garden site by the parking lot, standing with members of the committee Jeannine Fox & Tom Trempe.
     Have you been in downtown Springfield recently? If you have, the pots of flowers on each lamp post have certainly caught your attention. Really striking, however, are the mass of beautiful flowers that grace the esplanade [that section of our center city from the United Senior Center and the Heritage Center on the West to the Courtyard by Marriott on the...