Welcome New Kiwanians

The North Thurston Kiwanis club would like to welcome the following outstanding individuals into membership:

Kathy Valencia- Kathy is the executive director of Bonadventure in Lacey.  Bonadventure is a Senior community, and the company is a corporate member.  Kathy is a past Kiwanis member from Monroe.

Kim Smith–  Kim is the executive director of South Sound Parent 2 Parent.  Kim is an active member of the community and is sharing her talents and skills with Kiwanis.

2011-2012 Financial Recap

North Thurston Kiwanis continues to make a huge impact in the Lacey community.  Here are some of the financial highlights from the past year:

  • $12,337.32 donated to 35 different programs to meet the needs of children, youth and adults.
  • 2 Scholarships awarded:  $2000 & $1500
  • Members contributed $6567 to our foundation.  $1851 for scholarships, $4000 for the Owerri Project, $516 for the Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program, and $200 to the Eliminate Project.
  • $2302.54 raised through a raffled for the Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program
  • $7892.96 raised through 3 fund raisers:  $712.50 for Entertainment Books, $7040.50 from grapefruit sales, $139.5 from peaches, nectarines and pears.

2011-2012 Service Recap

North Thurston Kiwanis members provided a total of 2,086 service hours, serving on 26 hands on projecst that reached 18,805 youth during the past year.  With 47 members, that works out to an average of 44 hours of service per member.  Way to go North Thurston Kiwanis!

Congratulations 2012 Kiwanis Award Winners

The folowing people were honored at the annual club officer installation for their service to Kiwanis
Darrell Moore–Kiwanian of the Year
Carrie Kramer-Harris Hunter Community Service Award
Mary Coppin–Frank Bower Youth Service Award
Perftect Attendance Pins:
Gene Dolan–48 years
Dick Rust–41 years
Virgil Clarkson–40 years
Don Sattelberg–40 Years