Presentation on theme: "Presented by: Ryan Balentyne and Ashley Wolfe Kiwanis Family Relations Committee Illinois-Eastern Iowa District Circle K International The Ins and Outs."— Presentation transcript:
Presented by: Ryan Balentyne and Ashley Wolfe Kiwanis Family Relations Committee Illinois-Eastern Iowa District Circle K International The Ins and Outs of the Kiwanis Family
Kiwanis Family Relations Table of Contents –Branches of the K- FAM –The “Can-Do’s!” –Reaching Out –Keeping Good Connections K-FAM!!!
Branches of the K-Family Circle K International (You and I) Kiwanis International (Adults) Aktion Club (Adults with Disabilities) Key Club International (High School Students) Builders Club (Middle School Students) K-Kids (Elementary School Students)
Founded in 1915 in Michigan Volunteer’s dedicated to serving the children of the world, one child and community at a time. Regular people who like to volunteer Have regular meetings and service projects Has over 600,000 members Kiwanis International
Cosponsor a service project or fundraiser Invite them to your meetings Make them feel welcome Ask if you can help them Make an effort to talk to them and they will do the same Make sure you have one person from Kiwanis who is your main contact person! What can we do with Kiwanis?
Aktion Club More than 9,000 members in over 450 clubs worldwide Values: Character Building, Leadership, Caring, Inclusiveness Designed to help adults with disabilities give back to their communities as well as become leaders
What can we do with Aktion Club? Go to meetings Plan an event with them Host a celebration and invite them to come! Talk to the advisor first if you want to do anything Make it a point to always encourage Go out and Serve
Key Club International Founded in 1925 in California Has over 260,000 members and over 5,000 Clubs Core values: Leadership, Character Building, Caring, Inclusiveness
What can we do with Key Club? Contact the club advisor and school first! Attend their events Invite them to your events Give them advice on school and college
Builders Club 40,000 members worldwide Designed to give back to the school and community Encourage leadership development
What can we do with Builders Club? Same as Key Club Some special things: –Trick or Treat for UNICEF –Book and Coat Drives –Reading/Tutoring groups –Be an Adult Friend
K-Kids 36,000 members worldwide For Elementary age students Designed to build relationships and develop leadership skills
What can we do with K-Kids? Same as Key Club and Builders Club Ways to get involved: –Make bookmarks –Trick or Treating for UNICEF –Go Caroling (Everyone likes the voices of little kids ) –Dime Wars –Clean-up the school grounds Support Do It!
Reaching Out! Go to a meeting Have a traveling Gavel Any type of Fellowship bonding event Connections with the K-Family is a life long investment Learn Their Name Kiwanians are past employers and employees –Networking Build Relationship
Tips to KEEP the Connection Strong Be actively contacting them at least every couple weeks Do a combined event with at least one of the K-Family every semester Schedule Interclub/Board meetings together sparingly
Questions and Answers What do you want to talk about?