Children of the World"™
Club of Flagler County, Florida, chartered August of 2008.
is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing
the world one child and one community at a time.-- Kiwanis
defining statement, adopted October 2004.
Kiwanis Club of Flagler County is located in Bunnell, Florida
within Division 07 of the Florida District
represented by Lieutenant Governor Maria Barbosa.
Lieutenant Governor Barbosa is responsible for nine East Coast
Clubs, including Daytona Beach, De Land, Deltona-Southwest Volusia,
Flagler County, Flagler/Palm Coast, Holly Hill, Ormond Beach,
Seabreeze-Daytona Beach, and Southeast Volusia County. Because
the Kiwanis Club of Flagler County and the Kiwanis
Club of Flagler/Palm Coast are both located in the Palm
Coast/Flagler beach area within Division 07, the
frequently join together to cosponsor events.
in Detroit and with headquarters now in Indianapolis, Kiwanis
International is a thriving organization of service and community
minded individuals who support children and young adults around the
world. Kiwanians are volunteers changing the world through service to
children and communities. Kiwanis members help shelter the homeless,
feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged, and care for the sick. They
develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric
research, and much more. No problem is too big or too small. Why?
Because working together, members achieve what one person cannot
accomplish alone. When you give a child a chance to learn, experience,
dream, and succeed, great things happen!
Kiwanis Club of Flagler County,
Inc is a 501(c)(3) (Tax deductable)
Public Charity incorporated in the State of Florida. Guided
by six permanent Objects,
Kiwanis clubs view their role within their
respective communities with a great deal of foresight. Key aspects to
operating an effective club include:
• Evaluating both children’s issues
and community needs on an ongoing basis.
service projects to respond to those identified needs.
an active membership roster of people who have
both the desire and the ability to serve their community.
Could you or your organization further the Goals of Kiwanis? We would
love to have you speak to our club. Please contact the programs chair to
schedule a date.
meetings are conducted twice a month and offer an atmosphere of fun,
learning, and fellowship. In addition to attending the meetings, the
typical Kiwanian volunteers each month to assist with club service
projects often are linked to the Kiwanis program, “Young Children:
Priority One.” This initiative places continuing focus on the needs of
children in pediatric trauma, safety, child care, early development,
infant health, nutrition, and parenting skills.
can address other needs within the community, such as working to stop
substance abuse, helping the elderly, promoting literacy, supporting
youth sports and recreation, responding to disasters, and supporting
specific persons in need. A
typical Kiwanis club is a snapshot of its community, with members from
all walks of life and at every step of the career ladder. They are
unified in their belief that children and their communities benefit
from the efforts of a proficient group of caring and involved
volunteers. In a typical year, Kiwanis clubs invest more than 6.2
million hours and over US$ 100 million in communities around the world.
Through these efforts, the Kiwanis organization truly leaves a lasting
impression on future generations.
also plays a special role in developing future generations of leaders.
K-Kids clubs at the elementary school level, Builders Clubs in middle
school and junior highs, Key Clubs in high schools, and Circle K clubs
at the collegiate level all are Kiwanis organizations that teach
community service and leadership skills to young people. In addition,
Aktion Clubs are made up of adults with mental and physical
disabilities who enthusiastically perform service to help others.
Preventable Disorders in Young Children
Project, Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to
eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus. This deadly disease steals the
lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of
women each year. The effects of the disease are excruciating — tiny
newborns suffer repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity
to light and touch.
Previously Kiwanis and UNICEF had joined forces to tackle iodine
achieving one of the most significant public health successes of the
20th century. Now, they are eliminating MNT from the face of the Earth.
And in doing so, the project will reach the poorest, most neglected
mothers and babies with additional lifesaving health care. The end of
this one disease means the beginning of better health for so many