Kiwanis Club of Columbine
Littleton, CO USA
Serving The Children of The World
The Kiwanis Club of Columbine is located in Littleton, Colorado, USA, and was chartered on February 15, 1978. Our club is part of Kiwanis International, and celebrated our 100th Anniversary in 2015. Kiwanis International was founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan, and became an international organization the following year. Today we have nearly 600,000 members in 80 countries, and our members have made a positive impact in millions of lives. As of February 9, 2016, the Kiwanis Club of Columbine has 63 regular members and 1 Life Member for a total of 64.
is composed of both men and women, committed to serving our community.
Our Club is service oriented, and members
volunteer their time for more than 80 projects in our community.
Some of the projects include: Salvation Army Bell Ringing at 3
neighborhood King Soopers stores, quarterly Blood Drive, the Action
Center Food Rescue Project, The Action Center School Supply project,
Meals On Wheels food delivery, the Write Stuff school supply project,
U.S. flag pickup at Ft. Logan National Cemetery, and trash pickup along
a major street in our neighborhood.
February 10, 2016 New Member Induction
Welcome Brian Counterman, our club's newest member inducted on February 10, 2016.
Left to Right: Larry Foos - Membership Co-chair, new member Brian Counterman, President Ron Zinter, Ken Sweet - Sponsor and Membership Co-chair
January 27, 2016 New Member Induction
At today's meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Columbine inducted a new member. Denny was a Key Clubber, and now is our club's newest member. It didn't take long for him to become involved with the club. He is co-chair of our quarterly Bonfils Blood Drive. Welcome Denny!
Shown left to right: Larry Foos - Membership Co-chair, New
Member Denny Brehm, Sponsor Rick Blanco, and President Ron
2015 Salvation Army Bell Ringing
At the January 27, 2016 meeting, our speaker was Major Sumter from the Salvation Army. He updated our club on the Army's involvement with youth and the homeless.
During the 2015 Christmas Bell Ringing campaign, the Kiwanis Club of Columbine rang the bell at 3 King Soopers stores in our neighborhoods. We had 41 members and 12 friends/family who rang for a total of 174 hours. The final tally : $20,376.57.
Shown: Major Sumter and Kiwanis Club of Columbine President Ron Zinter
December 5, 2015 Action Center Food Rescue
The Kiwanis Club of Columbine volunteered at The Action Center in Lakewood, CO sorting and storing food. Our Club volunteers every first Saturday of the month to insure that food donated by the local grocery stores is available to those in need. There were 12 members and friends of the club that volunteered 4 hours of their time.
2015 - New Member Inductions
Welcome to new members Diane Shriver and Mary Rome as they were inducted at today's meeting.
Shown (Front Row, left to right): Diane Shriver, Mary Rome
(Back Row, left to right): Membership Co-Chair Larry Foos, Kiwanis Club of Columbine President Ron Zinter, Diane's sponsor Ken Sweet, Mary's co-sponsors George and Hazel Kinzer
21, 2015 - Area Elementary Principal's Outdoor Lab Check Presentation
For today's program, the 5 Columbine Attendance Area Elementary School Principals updated our club on their school's Outdoor Lab activities. At that time we presented $650 checks to each school to be used for Outdoor Lab scholarships, a grand total of $3250. The scholarships are given to students who are not able to pay their share of the cost to attend Outdoor Lab.
Shown left to right: Principal Rebecca Chao, Fifth Grade Science Teacher Peter Lomba, Principal Christa Wilson, Principal Mary Rose Keys, and Kiwanis Club of Columbine President Ron Zinter
Not pictured: Principal Jennifer Pennell and Principal Martha Shehan
October 7, 2015 -
New Member Induction
At today's meeting, Mark Jenkins was inducted as a new member. He is already involved with both Key Clubs.
Shown (left to right): Sponsor Dawn McEwen, Kiwanis Club of Columbine President Ron Zinter, Membership Co-Chair Larry Foos, New member Mark Jenkins.
2015 - Kiwanis Club of Columbine Officer Induction
At today's meeting, our Club installed the new officers and board members for the 2015-2016 year. A big thanks goes out to our outgoing President Dawn McEwen for leading our Club this past year. Incoming President Ron Zinter will take over the leadership of our Club starting Oct 1.
Maggie Weakley(on the left), Division 9 Lt. Governor, is shown inducting Ron Zinter(right) as President. Outgoing President Dawn McEwen(middle) presided over her last meeting as President.
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