Monday, October 2, 2017

Kiwanis Family Updates - October 2017

New England and Bermuda District
Kiwanis Family Updates
October 2017


Support Kiwanis Club of Scarborough
Town & Country Federal Credit Union is holding its "2017 Better Neighbor Fund" competition through October 31. The credit union will donate a total of $25,000.00 to the eight non-profits who get the most votes on their Facebook page. Organizations can get $2,000 or $5,000 grants. Scarborough Kiwanis Charitable Foundation was one of the non-profits nominated! You can vote for the club by clicking on this link: or going to Town & Country Federal Credit Union Maine's Facebook page and clicking on the "2017 Better Neighbor Fund" tab on the left side. Please take the time to vote for us, and encourage your friends, too! Each person can vote once a day through October 31.

EMT Training - Pediatric Trauma Management Course
The Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute (KPTI) has updated its Pediatric Trauma Management course for training emergency medical personnel (EMTs and paramedics) in Kiwanis communities. The program is offered in conjunction with local Kiwanis clubs and is designed to provide emergency medical personnel with the knowledge and expertise to confidently provide treatment for pediatric trauma cases.  Continuing education credits are provided for EMTs. Interested clubs should contact Anne Keliher, KPTI Project Specialist at 617-636-6381 or

October 18, 2017 - Kiwanis Club of Cheshire, CT - 60th Anniversary Dinner
Recognize 60 yrs of service to the mission of Kiwanis. Event will be held at Farms Country 180 Cheshire Rd Time 6:30 pm Details will follow Contact info Jim Miele after Oct 9th 203-272-0371 Contact info now Tom Williams 203-469-0340 cell 203-675-9322 E/m

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 - 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Kiwanis Club of Lowell, MA at Cobblestones, Lowell. For information, please call Deb Belanger at 978-337-1018.

November 17-19, 2017 - FALL TRAINING CONFERENCE, North Conway (NH) Grand Hotel

March, 2018 - Mid Winter Conference (MWC), Holiday Inn, Mansfield, MA

May 11 - May 18, 2018 - Visit Division 21 - Interclub Tour to Bermuda!
Join your fellow Kiwanians for fun and fellowship as we sail to the island of Bermuda.
Want more information?? Contact our Steve Shiff, Colby Corner Travel, 978-535-1952
Bob Tandy, Cruise Committee Chair, 978-372-9890

June 28 - July 1, 2018 - 102nd Annual Kiwanis International Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada

August 16 - 19, 2018 - 100th Annual New England and Bermuda, District Convention (DCON) DoubleTree by Hilton, Leominster, MA

Summer, 2019 - 103rd Annual Kiwanis International Convention (ICON), Orlando, Florida