Serving the Children of the World
KiwanisInternational
AMES
GOLDEN
K
KIWANIS
CLUB
Serving the Children of the World
Member
Orientation
KiwanisInternational
Serving the Children of the World
Objectives
• To learn about Kiwanis International
• To learn about Nebr. – Ia. District ...
Serving the Children of the World
Purpose
To improve the quality of life for
children and families of the world.
Defining ...
Serving the Children of the World
Fast facts
First club in started in1915: Detroit, Michigan
8,400 Kiwanis clubs in 72 cou...
Serving the Children of the World
Nebraska-Iowa District
Structure
• Six regions that encompass most of Nebr.-Ia.
• Divide...
Serving the Children of the World
Nebraska-Iowa District
Region 5 -
24 Divisions
Division 11 –
10 Clubs
Our
Club:
Serving the Children of the World
Nebr.-Ia. District, Division 11
• Division 11 – 10 Clubs; 445 members (Sept., 2013)
– Am...
Serving the Children of the World
The Club Experience
Starting at the club level, Kiwanis
achieves its purpose thru:
• Lea...
Serving the Children of the World
Club chartered on May 8, 1986; 29
charter members
Current membership (May, 2014), 89
mem...
Serving the Children of the World
About Ames Golden K
Typical Meeting:
9:00 am; Coffee, cookies,
fellowship
9:30 am; Busin...
Serving the Children of the World
About Ames Golden K
Charity Donation Program
$14,190 donations in 2011-2012
$18,910 dona...
Serving the Children of the World
Our Donations in 2012-13
ACCESS. . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,500
Ames Pub. Lib. Fnd.. . . ...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Officers, 2014-15
President: Dick Wilson
President-elect : Jim Cornette
Vice Pr...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Board, 2014-15
Six Directors elected to 2 year terms
2014-15
Glenn Hillesland
K...
Serving the Children of the World
• Audio/Visual
• Calling Committee
• Community Service
Projects
• Facilities/Meeting Roo...
Serving the Children of the World
Kiwanis International
“Project Eliminate” – Golden K
• Goals:
– Kiwanis International:
E...
Serving the Children of the World
Kiwanis International
“Project Eliminate” – Golden K
• Donations (April, 2014)
– $ 1250 ...
Serving the Children of the World
• “Adopt-A-Road”
Clean-up
• “Stash-the-Trash”
Clean-up
• Meals from the
Heartland
Golden...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K “Children Service
Activities/Projects”
Camp “OK”
For deserving 5th & 6th grader...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K “Children Service
Activities/Projects”
Teen Maze, 2014
964 7th grade students f...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K “Community
Service Activities/Projects”
Golden K Singers:
• Senior Variety Show...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K “Member Community
Service Activities/Projects”
• 2012-13: 30 members reporting
...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Fund-Raising Activities
Major Fundraising Activities
1. “Pancake Days”
2. ISU D...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Fund-Raising Activities
Pancake Days
• 2013
$5003.00 ticket sales Always
$1650....
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Fund-Raising Activities
ISU Dining/Food Service
• Dining Service Activities
– “...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Fund-Raising Activities
Paper Recycling Project
• Paper, cardboard, etc. for
de...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Fund-Raising Activities
Farm Progress Show
• Prepare, serve, and sell
breakfast...
Serving the Children of the World
Our Club’s Activities
Leadership Development
Member Opportunities
1. Committee work
2. P...
Serving the Children of the World
Our Club’s Activities
Website: www.amesgoldenk.org
Open to public:
• Pictures of activit...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Membership Benefits
• We change children’s lives
• We improve the community and...
Serving the Children of the World
Opportunities for Members
• Attend club meetings regularly
• Participate in club service...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K & KI
Organizational Structure
Golden K governed by Board of Directors(officers ...
Serving the Children of the World
Kiwanis International
Kiwanis International Board and Staff
Districts (53)
Lt. Governors...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Administration
Club bylaws define our club structure and operation.
Our club me...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Finances/Budgeting
• Administrative Account
– Income from club dues, new member...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Club Dues
(Continuing Members)
Annual Club Dues: $120
• $62 Kiwanis Internation...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K Club Fees
(New Member 1st Year)
• Join (10/1 to 3/31)
– Total: $88.00
$50 Kiwan...
Serving the Children of the World
Kiwanis Foundations
Kiwanis has several 501(c)(3) charitable
foundations which support t...
Serving the Children of the World
Kiwanis International Foundation
Governance
Governed by Board of Directors
11 members pl...
Serving the Children of the World
Nebraska-Iowa Foundation
• Governance
– Governed by Board of Directors
comprised of 24 t...
Serving the Children of the World
• Established on January 15, 2009
• Purpose: Provide through Ames Golden K a practical
m...
Serving the Children of the World
Golden K -- Summary
• For More Information:
• Visit the Golden K Website:
» amesgoldenk....
Serving the Children of the World
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  1. 1. Serving the Children of the World KiwanisInternational AMES GOLDEN K KIWANIS CLUB
  2. 2. Serving the Children of the World Member Orientation KiwanisInternational
  3. 3. Serving the Children of the World Objectives • To learn about Kiwanis International • To learn about Nebr. – Ia. District Kiwanis • To learn about Ames Golden K Club • To see how you can make a difference
  4. 4. Serving the Children of the World Purpose To improve the quality of life for children and families of the world. Defining Statement Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. What is Kiwanis?
  5. 5. Serving the Children of the World Fast facts First club in started in1915: Detroit, Michigan 8,400 Kiwanis clubs in 72 countries Motto is Serving the Children of the World Organization is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA What is Kiwanis?
  6. 6. Serving the Children of the World Nebraska-Iowa District Structure • Six regions that encompass most of Nebr.-Ia. • Divided into 24 Divisions, 190 individual clubs, approx. 6,300 members. Vision Civic-minded Kiwanians in vibrant, diverse, growing clubs making a difference in their hometowns.
  7. 7. Serving the Children of the World Nebraska-Iowa District Region 5 - 24 Divisions Division 11 – 10 Clubs Our Club:
  8. 8. Serving the Children of the World Nebr.-Ia. District, Division 11 • Division 11 – 10 Clubs; 445 members (Sept., 2013) – Ames Golden K (85 members) – Ames Noon (64 members) – Ames Town & Country (44 members) – Boone Day-Breakers (35 members) – Boone (33 members) – Jefferson (53 members) – Nevada Golden K (40 members) – Nevada (49 members) – Roland (20 members) – Story City (22 members)
  9. 9. Serving the Children of the World The Club Experience Starting at the club level, Kiwanis achieves its purpose thru: • Leadership • Fellowship • Service
  10. 10. Serving the Children of the World Club chartered on May 8, 1986; 29 charter members Current membership (May, 2014), 89 members Weekly meetings held on Thursdays mornings; 9 a.m., at First United Methodist Church; Average attendance: 62 (2013, 70% of membership) About Ames Golden K
  11. 11. Serving the Children of the World About Ames Golden K Typical Meeting: 9:00 am; Coffee, cookies, fellowship 9:30 am; Business meeting followed by program 10:30 am; Adjournment Weekly programs are recognized by the Ames community and our peers for their high quality and diversity.
  12. 12. Serving the Children of the World About Ames Golden K Charity Donation Program $14,190 donations in 2011-2012 $18,910 donations in 2012-2013 Community Service Program 4,771 hours by club members, 2011-2012 4,498 hours by club members, 2012-2013 Impacted thousands of children, individuals, and families in the greater Ames area
  13. 13. Serving the Children of the World Our Donations in 2012-13 ACCESS. . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,500 Ames Pub. Lib. Fnd.. . . . . .$500 Bethesda Food Pantry. . $1,500 CASA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $750 Child Serve. . . . . . . . . . . . $750 Emer. Residence Proj. . $2,250 Food at First . . . . . . . . . .$1,500 Friendship Ark Homes . . $500 Good Neighbor Asst. . . . . . . .$750 Kiwanis AKTION Club Fnd. $1,000 MICA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,500 Northwood Pre-School . . . . . $750 Teen Maze . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,000 Youth and Shelter Serv. . . . . $750
  14. 14. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Officers, 2014-15 President: Dick Wilson President-elect : Jim Cornette Vice President: “Pete” Peterson Past President: Don Muff Secretary: Larry Trede Treasurer: Wayne Hagemoser 2013-2014 Board of Directors
  15. 15. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Board, 2014-15 Six Directors elected to 2 year terms 2014-15 Glenn Hillesland Keith Peterson Dennis Tice 2015-2016 Joe Traylor Sandy Fleck Ed Augustine
  16. 16. Serving the Children of the World • Audio/Visual • Calling Committee • Community Service Projects • Facilities/Meeting Room • Fund-raising projects • Humor • Inter-clubs • Membership • Pancake Ticket Sales • WEB Site • Welfare and Health Golden K Committees
  17. 17. Serving the Children of the World Kiwanis International “Project Eliminate” – Golden K • Goals: – Kiwanis International: Eliminate maternal & neonatal tetanus. Raise $110 million – Golden K: Raise $15,000 by weekly member donations at meetings and promoting donations through pledges and contributions
  18. 18. Serving the Children of the World Kiwanis International “Project Eliminate” – Golden K • Donations (April, 2014) – $ 1250 Golden K Zeller – $ 3750 Member Zeller (3) – $ 2875 Member Other (7) – $ 3750 “One-Z” Members Totals: $11,625.00
  19. 19. Serving the Children of the World • “Adopt-A-Road” Clean-up • “Stash-the-Trash” Clean-up • Meals from the Heartland Golden K “Community Service Activities/Projects”
  20. 20. Serving the Children of the World Golden K “Children Service Activities/Projects” Camp “OK” For deserving 5th & 6th graders who otherwise would not be able to attend camp. Teen Maze Experiential learning for 7th graders. Provides a creative and interactive venue to experience life choices in various social situations.
  21. 21. Serving the Children of the World Golden K “Children Service Activities/Projects” Teen Maze, 2014 964 7th grade students from Story, Boone, Greene counties. Sponsored by YSS and Division 11 Kiwanis Clubs. 22 Golden K members participated spending 165 hours working on Teen Maze organization, planning, setup, implementation, and clean- up.
  22. 22. Serving the Children of the World Golden K “Community Service Activities/Projects” Golden K Singers: • Senior Variety Show • Good Neighbor Benefits • Funerals • Nursing homes • Story County Historical events • Ames Golden K Officer Installation
  23. 23. Serving the Children of the World Golden K “Member Community Service Activities/Projects” • 2012-13: 30 members reporting 4,498 hours of community service with 23 different agencies/projects • 2011-12: 39 members reporting 4,771 hours of community service with 25 different agencies/projects Examples Community Food Agencies/Projects “Food at First,” “Bethesda Food Pantry,” Panera Bread Delivery, “Meals-on-Wheels” Social Service Agencies MICA, People Place, Emergency Residence, Friendship Ark, Good Neighbor Assistance Children Service Agencies/Projects YSS, Big Brother, Beloit, CASA Senior Services Agencies/Projects Heartland Senior Center, Heartland Songbirds, Northcrest, Green Hills
  24. 24. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Fund-Raising Activities Major Fundraising Activities 1. “Pancake Days” 2. ISU Dining/Food Service 3. Paper Recycling Project 4. Farm Progress Show
  25. 25. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Fund-Raising Activities Pancake Days • 2013 $5003.00 ticket sales Always $1650.00 donations Fun!! 187 hours worked by members/spouses Sponsored By Ames Kiwanis Clubs
  26. 26. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Fund-Raising Activities ISU Dining/Food Service • Dining Service Activities – “Odyssey of Minds” – “International Problem- Solvers Convention” – ISU Fall Student Orientation
  27. 27. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Fund-Raising Activities Paper Recycling Project • Paper, cardboard, etc. for delivery to Mason City Recycling Plant • Started Fall, 2012 • 7 semi-trailer loads so far (March, 2014) • $3,933.20; 239,420 lbs.
  28. 28. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Fund-Raising Activities Farm Progress Show • Prepare, serve, and sell breakfast items, lunches, snacks for the 2012, 3-day show • Participation by 37 members and spouses; worked 314.27 hours • Raised $2,652.27 ($8.44/hr.)
  29. 29. Serving the Children of the World Our Club’s Activities Leadership Development Member Opportunities 1. Committee work 2. Project leadership 3. Community partnerships 4. Kiwanis conferences and conventions
  30. 30. Serving the Children of the World Our Club’s Activities Website: www.amesgoldenk.org Open to public: • Pictures of activities • Info on speakers, events • History of club • Minutes of meetings For Members only: • Member directory • Minutes of Board Mtgs • Financial reports
  31. 31. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Membership Benefits • We change children’s lives • We improve the community and the world • You build friendships • You enhance leadership skills • You can “network” with others • Receive KIWANIS magazine and club communications. • Liability insurance coverage for Kiwanis club activities
  32. 32. Serving the Children of the World Opportunities for Members • Attend club meetings regularly • Participate in club service activities • Support club fund-raising projects • Share the experience with others • Demonstrate pride of membership • Invite others to become members • Enjoy/learn from experts in their fields of specialization
  33. 33. Serving the Children of the World Golden K & KI Organizational Structure Golden K governed by Board of Directors(officers & 6 directors) and meet monthly. Division 11 of the Nebraska-Iowa District (10 clubs). Division Council meets regularly with leadership provided by Division Lt. Governor. Nebr.- Ia. District is governed by Board of Trustees. Leadership provided by District Officers and Division Lt. Governors. District convention each year in August. Kiwanis International, a worldwide organization, governed by a board of 20 trustees. It holds an annual convention each June or July.
  34. 34. Serving the Children of the World Kiwanis International Kiwanis International Board and Staff Districts (53) Lt. Governors (750) Kiwanis Clubs (8,241) Members (260,701) Children served (millions)
  35. 35. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Administration Club bylaws define our club structure and operation. Our club membership votes on: •Election of club officers and directors •Amendments to club bylaws The Board of Directors •Determines club policies •Approves club projects •Sets and approves the club’s budget
  36. 36. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Finances/Budgeting • Administrative Account – Income from club dues, new member fees. • Service Account – Income from public fund-raising projects or contributions and cannot be used to pay administrative expenses of the club.
  37. 37. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Club Dues (Continuing Members) Annual Club Dues: $120 • $62 Kiwanis International Dues • $25 Nebraska-Iowa District Dues • $ 6 Kiwanis International Foundation • $ 5 Nebr. – Ia. Foundation • $22 Ames Golden K Dues
  38. 38. Serving the Children of the World Golden K Club Fees (New Member 1st Year) • Join (10/1 to 3/31) – Total: $88.00 $50 Kiwanis International $ 5 Nebr-Ia District Dues $ 6 KI Foundation (ACG) $ 5 Nebr-Ia Foundation (ACG) $22 Ames Golden K Dues • Join (4/1 to 9/30) – Total: $78.00 $50 Kiwanis International $ 5 Nebr-Ia District Dues $ 6 KI Foundation (ACG) $ 5 Nebr-Ia Foundation (ACG) $12 Ames Golden K Dues
  39. 39. Serving the Children of the World Kiwanis Foundations Kiwanis has several 501(c)(3) charitable foundations which support the work of the organization Kiwanis International Foundation NE-IA District Foundation Ames Golden K Kiwanis Foundation
  40. 40. Serving the Children of the World Kiwanis International Foundation Governance Governed by Board of Directors 11 members plus officers Purpose Financially assist Kiwanis International in serving the children of the world.
  41. 41. Serving the Children of the World Nebraska-Iowa Foundation • Governance – Governed by Board of Directors comprised of 24 trustees plus officers – Purpose is to support community programs and projects undertaken by district clubs and members within the district
  42. 42. Serving the Children of the World • Established on January 15, 2009 • Purpose: Provide through Ames Golden K a practical means of collecting funds in order to render altruistic service to build better communities. • Gifts/donations are fully income tax deductible • Governed by Board of Directors comprised of the officers and directors of Ames Golden K Kiwanis club. Ames Golden K Foundation
  43. 43. Serving the Children of the World Golden K -- Summary • For More Information: • Visit the Golden K Website: » amesgoldenk.org This Power Point presentation can also be found on the Golden K Website.
  44. 44. Serving the Children of the World What questions do you have?

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