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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.

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.

 

Mega Interclub luncheon is August 20th August 8, 2015

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2015 KIWANIS MEGA INTERCLUB of the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District

Hosted by the Bettendorf Kiwanis Club

Thursday, August 20th, 11:30am-1:00 pm

especially for Divisions 15, 16, and 17

Hilton Garden Inn

959 Middle Road

Bettendorf, IA 52722

Lunch will be served at 12:00 Noon, followed by a welcome from Bettendorf Mayor, Bob Gallagher, and our Keynote Speakers, from Loyola University, Colleen Bechtel and Caitlin Murray. Colleen and Caitlin are assisting Dr. Grayson Holmbeck on his work with Camp Independence. They will be speaking about their research and how the program they have helped develop at the camp helps children deal with spina bifida.

Thanks for all Kiwanians who attended to make this event a success!

Miss Iowa visits Kiwanis March 30, 2015

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Current Miss Iowa, Aly Olson, stopped by the club on Tuesday, March 24th to discuss her reign as Miss Iowa, her home-state pride and her platform of diversity.  Thank you Aly for representing the state of Iowa so well!  Good luck!

Miss Iowa, Aly Olson, visits the club

Miss Iowa, Aly Olson, visits the club

 

Scholarship applications March 5, 2015

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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 2015. The award’s criterion is primarily based on leadership and community involvement. Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each.

Update: The deadline for consideration was April 3, 2015.  Please check back next year!

We support the Garden Ministry October 14, 2014

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Thanks to all of the countless volunteers who helped make this a record harvest for the Asbury Garden Ministry.  This ministry features an ecumenical garden that plants and harvests produce for 25 food pantries, food serving centers, and for people who may not have access to fresh produce.   Wow, what great gifts this Earth can yield!