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BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL YOUNG
PROFESSIONALS KIWANIS CLUB*
STATE OF THE CLUB ADDRESS
2012-2013
* the longest club name in the Il...
The Bloomington-Normal Young Professionals
(BNYP) Kiwanis Club is celebrated it’s 4th
birthday in Feb 2013
So, what
did we...
LOTS
OF
STUFF!
The MFB mission is to alleviate hunger
and poverty by gathering and distributing
food donations.
We’ve worked
our backs,
a...
We accepted the
Traveling Gavel
from the El Paso
Kiwanis Club (in a
functional bird
feeder). Rex from
the El Paso club
par...
We sorted food for the Clare
House, a faith-based
organization known for their
soup kitchen and food
pantry, during their ...
We celebrated the 90th
anniversary of the
Kewanee Kiwanis Club
and were able to meet
two past Kiwanis
International Presid...
We braved the
freezing cold to
raise money for
the Salvation Army
The money raised
is used to provide
Christmas dinners,
c...
We (actually) braved
the freezing cold
to participate in
the 2013 Polar
Plunge which
benefits Special
Olympics Illinois
at...
We Bowled For
Kids Sake (on the
same day as the Plunge,
no less) to raise
money for Big
Brothers Big
Sisters whose
mission...
We played Bunco
to help raise
money for the
Spastic Paralysis
Research
Foundation
which provides
grants to
researchers
spe...
We participated
in the Pepper
Ridge
Elementary
School Clean-up
as a part of
Earth Day and
Global Youth
Services Day
with B...
We hosted our 4th
annual garage
sale fundraiser
for the Autism
Society of McLean
County’s Autism
Camp.
We raised $3,200
do...
Autism Camp is
dedicated to
providing a valuable
experience for
children on the
autism spectrum in a
natural outdoor
setti...
We attended
Kiwanis Night at
the Corn Crib
along with the
newly forming
Aktion Club!
We stuffed
backpacks with
school supplies in
for the annual
Back 2 School
Party.
The Back 2 School
Alliance provides
free ...
We bought
groceries,
prepared, and
served meals for
the Salvation
Army’s Safe
Harbor.
We went to the
Mackinaw Valley
Winery for the 4th
year in a row.
We socialized and
enjoyed the
evening’s
entertainment –
P...
We also celebrated
two Kiwanis babies
and an
engagement!
Welcome to the
world, Ella and
Maddox!
Congrats Michelle
and Andr...
We’ve had the good fortune of having the following folks
come talk to our group:
• Deb Skillrud (newly elected Bloomington...
Together, as a club, we
have socialized by:
celebrated the holidays
(during a blizzard) at A. Renée
attending numerous
hap...
What were our club goals for 2012-
2013?
Rock out on
volunteering!
Volunteer at least 250
hours (we had 414!)
(6b) Complete a project
to benefit the children or
fa...
GROW and Learn!
(1c) Enroll new member
committed to Six Objects
of Kiwanis
(2c) Enroll new member
involved in youth servic...
Spread the word and
contribute!
(3b) Obtain $50+ donation
payable to Kiwanis
International Foundation
(ELIMINATE) from pri...
How did we
meet these
goals?
YOU.
We had a
fantastic
year and are
poised to do
even better
in 2013-
2014!
THANK
YOU!
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The Bloomington-Normal Young Professionals (BNYP) Kiwanis Club State of the Club Address for 2012-2013.

We’ve had a fantastic year as a club. Each year we learn more about our community, we continue to grow, and we continue to do some amazing things. September 30, 2013 marks the end of the Kiwanis year, so, check out all the good stuff we've done this last Kiwanis year.

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  1. 1. BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL YOUNG PROFESSIONALS KIWANIS CLUB* STATE OF THE CLUB ADDRESS 2012-2013 * the longest club name in the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District
  2. 2. The Bloomington-Normal Young Professionals (BNYP) Kiwanis Club is celebrated it’s 4th birthday in Feb 2013 So, what did we accomplish in the 2012-2013 Kiwanis year?
  3. 3. LOTS OF STUFF!
  4. 4. The MFB mission is to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations. We’ve worked our backs, arms, legs, and jaws (chatting) while sorting food for the Midwest Food Bank (MFB).
  5. 5. We accepted the Traveling Gavel from the El Paso Kiwanis Club (in a functional bird feeder). Rex from the El Paso club partners with Kindergartner kids to make up to 100 of these every year
  6. 6. We sorted food for the Clare House, a faith-based organization known for their soup kitchen and food pantry, during their annual fall food drive.
  7. 7. We celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Kewanee Kiwanis Club and were able to meet two past Kiwanis International Presidents!
  8. 8. We braved the freezing cold to raise money for the Salvation Army The money raised is used to provide Christmas dinners, clothing, and toys for families in need.
  9. 9. We (actually) braved the freezing cold to participate in the 2013 Polar Plunge which benefits Special Olympics Illinois athletes.
  10. 10. We Bowled For Kids Sake (on the same day as the Plunge, no less) to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters whose mission is to help mentor children to reach their full potential.
  11. 11. We played Bunco to help raise money for the Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation which provides grants to researchers specializing in Spastic Paralysis and other central nervous system.
  12. 12. We participated in the Pepper Ridge Elementary School Clean-up as a part of Earth Day and Global Youth Services Day with Big Brothers Big Sisters of McLean County.
  13. 13. We hosted our 4th annual garage sale fundraiser for the Autism Society of McLean County’s Autism Camp. We raised $3,200 dollars, sending 16 kids to camp for free.
  14. 14. Autism Camp is dedicated to providing a valuable experience for children on the autism spectrum in a natural outdoor setting on Lake Bloomington. Children have the opportunity to engage in typical camp activities, including, canoeing, swimming, horseback riding, games, and much more in a safe and supportive atmosphere
  15. 15. We attended Kiwanis Night at the Corn Crib along with the newly forming Aktion Club!
  16. 16. We stuffed backpacks with school supplies in for the annual Back 2 School Party. The Back 2 School Alliance provides free school supplies to over 1500 students in need within Bloomington- Normal public schools.
  17. 17. We bought groceries, prepared, and served meals for the Salvation Army’s Safe Harbor.
  18. 18. We went to the Mackinaw Valley Winery for the 4th year in a row. We socialized and enjoyed the evening’s entertainment – Patrick n Swayze
  19. 19. We also celebrated two Kiwanis babies and an engagement! Welcome to the world, Ella and Maddox! Congrats Michelle and Andrew!
  20. 20. We’ve had the good fortune of having the following folks come talk to our group: • Deb Skillrud (newly elected Bloomington Township Supervisor) from Habitat for Humanity • Michele Henson from Special Olympics of Illinois • Kathy Schniedwind from the Humane Society of McLean County • Michelle Schneider and Brittin Haury from Big Brothers Big Sisters • Sonya Mau from the Multicultural Leadership Program • Stan Cain and Josh Barnett from the City of Bloomington Beautification Committee • Patrick Dullard from the Friends of the Constitution Trail • Mandy, Cooper, and Maddy reported on their experiences at Autism Camp • Mia Smith, IWU Coach and honor chair of Susan G Komen Race • Volunteers from OSF
  21. 21. Together, as a club, we have socialized by: celebrated the holidays (during a blizzard) at A. Renée attending numerous happy hours enjoying all manners of delicious, healthy, food inter-clubbing fundraising!
  22. 22. What were our club goals for 2012- 2013?
  23. 23. Rock out on volunteering! Volunteer at least 250 hours (we had 414!) (6b) Complete a project to benefit the children or families of heros (5b) Initiate and complete a new service project involving at least two new members (1b) Honor a member or community volunteer with 25 years of service
  24. 24. GROW and Learn! (1c) Enroll new member committed to Six Objects of Kiwanis (2c) Enroll new member involved in youth services, mentoring (5c) Certify club participation in either International Convention or District Convention Certify completion of required club leadership education programs Interclub Banner Patch Award
  25. 25. Spread the word and contribute! (3b) Obtain $50+ donation payable to Kiwanis International Foundation (ELIMINATE) from private business (3c) Obtain $50+ donation payable to the District Foundation (Spastic Paralysis) from private business (5a) Connect and Interact with Kiwanis Club in another Kiwanis district or nation (6b) Launch a traditional or social media campaign to promote Kiwanis service
  26. 26. How did we meet these goals? YOU. We had a fantastic year and are poised to do even better in 2013- 2014! THANK YOU!
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