Barbara Macelli Talks About Healthy Families

Our Speaker this week was Barbara Macelli, Program Manager for Healthy Families...

Ben's Family Restaurant Burns

Monday afternoon, May 19th, an electrical fire started in the attic of Ben's...

Club Hears from 2 Guest Speakers

Our first Speaker was Wayne Witczak, Director of Development for Florida Sheriffs...

Mark Proctor Honored at Meeting

Long Time member Mark Proctor was honored with a 30 Year Legion of Honor Award...

Club Honored for Reading Program

Our Club was honored as the Volunteer Club of the Year for the Goodwill Bookworks...

Kiwanis International is a global organization of members dedicated to serving the children of the world and developing youth leaders.  Kiwanis and its family of clubs - nearly 600,000 members strong - annually raise more than $107 million and dedicate more than 18 million volunteer hours to strengthen communities and serve children.  Members of every age attend regular meetings, experience fellowship, raise funds for various causes and participate in service projects that help their communities.  Members also make an impact throughout the world by participating in Kiwanis International's new global campaign for children, The Eliminate Project:  Kiwanis eliminating maternal/neonatal tetanus.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Brandon, Florida was established in May 1960, and continues today to serve the Greater Brandon community, especially its children.  Our main platform is the Terrific Kids leadership and character recognition program.  We also perform other services for the community:
  • Key Club at Brandon & Armwood High Schools
  • K-Kids Clubs at Nelson & FishHawk Creek Elementary Schools
  • "Stuff the Bus" school supplies collection
  • Teacher Appreciation program in 3 Middle Schools
  • Kiwanis One Day at Joshua House
  • Financially support the Kiwanis Therapy Center at Joshua House
  • Ring bell for Salvation Army Red Kettle collection at Christmas
  • Christmas party for Mango Elementary School Head Start classes
  • Partner with Goodwill Suncoast Bookworks to read and give books to 11 Head Start, ESE, and Pre-K classes
  • Participate in Brandon ECHO food drives
  • Participate in Brandon 4th of July Parade
  • Partner with Mosaic and Feeding America Tampa Bay providing weekend food for students in need at Gibsonton Elementary

"Good People with Great Hearts Doing Little Things with Much Love."

We meet Thursday mornings at 8:00 A.M.
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1810 Front Street

Valrico, FL 33594


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