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Northwest Metro Kiwanis Charter Date Set - 11/17/2017
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The newest Kiwanis Club in Nebraska will conduct their charter night on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the DC Centre Ballroom and Banquet Facility at 11830 Stonegate Dr., Omaha, NE.

Beginning at 6:00  p.m. will be a social time followed by the dinner and charter celebration at 6:30 p.m.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP by November 27 by contacting Drew Mickle at drewrm@veridiancu.org   or 402-609-5942.   

The cost for the meal is $30 person and is payable at the event by cash or check.  Friends and family are welcome to attend and the dress is business casual.  In the spirit of Christmas,  please bring a new toy to donate to a child!


Division 19 & 20 Governor's Visit - 11/13/2017
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Governor Jan Burch visited Divisions 19 & 20 on October 26 to participate in a joint service project that included packing over 400 weekend food sacks for central Omaha kids and helping Creative Kids build  a haunted house.  Click for several other photos. 


Lincoln Center Volunteers in Helping Kids - 11/08/2017
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The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln Center helps English Language Learners with wherever they are in their skill sets.  This activity is usually on Fridays from 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.  The club helps with the alphabet, sight words, comprehension, and watch as they start testing out.   The kids are always happy to see their "Kiwanis Friends."  Members and volunteers can help every week, or a few times a semester.  


Joe Schmidtke Honored for Work with Key Leader - 11/07/2017
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Lynda Henningson, Region 2 District Trustee, presented an award of appreciation to Joe Schmitke on behalf of the Nebraska-Iowa District in recognition of all the work he has done over his years as a member.  Joe, a member of the Omaha Westside Kiwanis, was especially active and supportive of the Key Leader Program. 

 

He was involved as a Key Leader chaperone very early on and during the past number of years has served as the District Key Leader Administrator.  Pictured with Lynda and Joe is club president Dennis Cronin.  Joe and his family are leaving Nebraska to pursue new adventures in Idaho.  Congratulations to you Joe and thanks for your passion,...


Sunriser's Welcome Stars - 10/31/2017
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The Kiwanis Club of Marion Sunrisers has supported the Henry Davison Youth Center for a number of years and was pleased to welcome Steve Springer back this morning.   Steve has been representing the Henry Davison Youth Center at our meetings for several years.  Steve mentors junior high students in a STAR Achiever program (Success, Teamwork,Attitude, Respect).  Steve was accompanied by two of the students that he has mentored for nearly two years.  The eighth grade students brought projects that they completed as part of the STAR program and included a  stained glass decorative wall hanging, a spatula with a hand forged...


Over $3,700 Raised at the Putt Around the District Event - 10/30/2017
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The Ankeny Kiwanis Club thanks everyone who participated in the first Putt Around the District with Kiwanis event.  They raised over $3,700 dollars that will go toward Project Eliminate, working to eliminate Neonatal Tetanus worldwide.  A big thank you goes to all of the sponsors of the event in the District!


Applications for NE-IA District Secretary Now Open - 10/29/2017
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Send resumes and cover letter to Governor Jan Burch by November 15, 1621 Green Branch Cir, West Des Moines, IA 50265 or burchhr@aol.com 

Position Overview: This position is full-time during some parts of the administrative year and part-time in other parts of the year. The actual District Office will be in the city of the incumbent. The District Secretary is appointed by the Governor-elect or Governor-designate, with the approval of the Board of Trustees, to assume office as of October 1 unless filling a vacancy.

The District Secretary provides the necessary administrative support for the District Governor to effectively lead the District.  The District Secretary reports to the Governor...


Helping Hands Assists Citizens in Need - 10/28/2017
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The Helping Hands Kiwanis helped out some Seward residents in need with raking their leaves this past Saturday morning. This is part of a series of service projects the Kiwanis club is completing this year. 


Cornhusker Kiwanis Helping Adams Elementary - 10/27/2017
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The Cornhusker Kiwanis Club helped serve a pizza meal as a service project at Adams Elementary School last Friday. The event was the annual PTO fundaraiser as a "Halloween Fun Night" with games and food for the attendees.


A Message from District Governor Jan Burch - 10/23/2017
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The Board of Trustees of the Nebraska-Iowa District regrets to inform each of you that our District Secretary-Treasurer, Barb O'Donnell, will be vacating her position in mid-December to pursue other opportunities. 

Barb has served as our secretary-treasurer since July 2015 and we wish her the best.. She has been and remains a true Kiwanian at heart.

We are organizing our district search committee and will provide further details in a subsequent announcement.  Any inquiries or questions should be directed to me at 515.457.7691 or burchhr@aol.com.

Jan