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Spring Fever Trivia Night February 22, 2017

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The Bettendorf Kiwanis club is hosting a Spring Fever Trivia Night on Friday, March 24th, 2017 at the Bettendorf Hy-Vee Club Room (upstairs).  Doors open at 6 p.m. and the trivia starts at 7 p.m.  All food and drinks (including alcohol) must be purchased at Hy-Vee.  Ten teams of eight will be allowed to compete for fabulous prizes!  The cost is $10 per person, or $80 per table.  50/50 drawing and raffles will also be held!  Reservations are highly recommended as space is limited.  All funds raised will support the club’s holiday baskets and local shelter donations.  Update:  This event was a huge success!  Thanks to all who participated!

New Roses Fundraiser! February 22, 2017

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Our Kiwanis club is seeking community support through the purchase of one dozen roses for $16 each in recognition of Administrative Professional’s Day.  You are free to choose the vibrant color of your beautiful bouquet upon pickup on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017.  The deadline for orders has passed.  Thanks to all for making this roses fundraiser a great success!  Enjoy the blooms!

2017 Scholarship Applications February 13, 2017

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The Bettendorf Kiwanis are now accepting applications for a one-time scholarship to a school of the applicant’s choice. Scholarships will be awarded to a graduating senior who resides in either the Bettendorf or Pleasant Valley School District (regardless of where they attend) and who will be entering college or vocational school in the fall of 2017. The award’s criterion is primarily based on leadership and community involvement. Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each.

The deadline to submit this application is April 7, 2017.

Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Kit Project February 13, 2017

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The Bettendorf Kiwanis Club is proud to support the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Kit Project.  If you would like to donate to the project, please visit their GoFundMe page.

To learn more about how this project benefits the community, view this PDF document.

Key Club & Circle K scholarship programs February 13, 2017

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The I-I District is happy to be able to offer $1,000 scholarships for the 2017-18 school year.  The Key Club scholarships are available to current, active Key Club members in the I-I District who will graduating in 2017 and are pursuing a secondary education in the fall of 2017.  The Circle K (CKI) scholarships are available to current, active members of CKI Clubs in the I-I District who will be continuing their secondary education in the fall of 2017.  The Key Club Application deadline passed in December and the Circle K deadline is February 23, 2017.

The Past Lieutenant Governors Association (PLGA) of the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis International is also happy to announce having  scholarship funds available to an I-I District eligible Key Club high school senior who is enrolling in an accredited two or four-year college or university; and, to an eligible I-I District member of Circle K who is currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program at an accredited university or college. All Clubs in the I-I District Clubs are encouraged to pass this on to their Key Club and CKI Club advisors.  This Application deadline is March 15, 2017.

To learn more, visit the I-I District page linked here.

Bettendorf State of the City address coming February 15th January 30, 2017

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Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher has invited Bettendorf Kiwanis to attend the State of the City address on Wednesday, February 15, at the Waterfront Convention Center. Doors open at 11:00 a.m.  Opening/welcome remarks and lunch at 11:30 a.m.  State of the City presentation at 12:15 p.m.

Members, please RSVP to Brian by February 6th.

There will be no meeting on Tuesday, February 14.

Book fundraiser! August 1, 2016

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The club’s Quad City Dining Tour coupon book fundraiser has now ended!  Thank you to all of our dedicated customers!  See you next year!

Previous post:  Our club has received its shipment of these very valuable coupon books. They are full of buy one meal, get one free coupons at local restaurants. If you support us with your purchase, you assist local charities at the same time! More information is here!

New Roses fundraiser February 10, 2016

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Our annual roses fundraiser is now ending. Our Kiwanis club is seeking community support through the purchase of one dozen roses for $16 each in recognition of Administrative Professional’s Day.  You are free to choose the vibrant color of your beautiful bouquet upon pickup on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016.  The deadline for online orders has passed.  If you are still interested in ordering flowers, please contact a club member.  Thank you!

Now accepting scholarship applications February 5, 2016

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Bettendorf Kiwanis are now accepting applications for a one-time scholarship to a school of the applicant’s choice. Scholarships will be awarded to a graduating senior who resides in either the Bettendorf or Pleasant Valley School District (regardless of where they attend) and who will be entering college or vocational school in the fall of 2016. The award’s criterion is primarily based on leadership and community involvement. Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each.

Application deadline was April 8, 2016.

Bettendorf Kiwanis to attend Mayor’s State of the City Address January 20, 2016

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Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher has invited Bettendorf Kiwanis to attend the State of the City address on Wednesday, February 24, at the Waterfront Convention Center. Doors open at 11:00 a.m.  Opening/welcome remarks and lunch at 11:30 a.m.  State of the City presentation at 12:15 p.m.

Members, please RSVP to Maria (mlevetzow@bettendorf.org or 563-344-4191) by February 16.

There will be no meeting on Tuesday, February 23.