President: Lauren Ode
Vice President: Steve Kopf
Secretary: Bruce Pivetz
Treasurer: Kelly Cicero
If you would like more information on the Kiwanis club of Grand Island or would like to join, please email Bruce Pivetz - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Ice Cream Social - January 2020
At left: Kiwanis Past President Lauren Ode.The Grand Island Kiwanis recently hosted an Ice Cream social for a local immigrant center where many children and family members were treated to numerous toppings and numerous servings. Seen serving is Past President Lauren Ode trying to keep up with the demands of 20 - 25 smiling children.
Kiwanis Club School Supply Collection - August 2018The Grand Island Kiwanis Club is collecting school supplies to be donated to the Grand Island School District for Grand Island students that may need a little help this school year. While you are out shopping for your child's supplies, please consider picking up an extra item or two to donate.
Some ideas are: pens, pencils, 1 subject 70 page wide ruled notebooks, wide ruled composition notebooks, hi-lighters, 3x5 index cards, 2 pocket folders - solid colors, 1 1/2 inch binders in red, white, blue.
A box will be located at Grand Island Town Hall until Tuesday, September 4th.
Kiwanis Club hosting Tony 'n Tina's Wedding - March 2018The Kiwanis Club of Grand Island is hosting a dinner theater at the Beaver Island Clubhouse on Friday, April 27th. The show is "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding" and will include a champagne toast, Italian style buffet dinner and wedding cake. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $50.00. See flyer.
Kiwanis Back to School Collection - September 2017
From left: Assistant Superintendent Karen Cudy-Miller, and President of Grand Island Kiwanis Club Lauren Ode and her husband Don.Representatives of the Kiwanis recently dropped off the items collected by members for the Back to School supply drive. Donations were collected for all age groups.
First Ever Conference Call Kiwanis Meeting - August 2017First ever Conference Call Kiwanis Meeting. If you would like to learn more about the Kiwanis Club and how we help out our community, feel free to join the call on Tuesday, August 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Participant Call in - 1-866-528-2256, Participant Code - 8581251.
Kiwanis Collecting Back to School Items - August 2017The Kiwanis are currently collecting back to school items for the Grand Island Schools. Our Back to School collection will be donated to all Grand Island schools to help those students who were not able to get everything on their school list. The following links list the specific items that each student needs in each different school. We appreciate anything that could be bought and donated for a great cause. Donations will be collected at the Town Cafe on Grand Island Blvd on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.
The next meeting is Tuesday, August 8th at the Town Cafe at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join.
Past Events:Sponsored two Grand Island High School students to attend the "Key Leader" weekend, which helped develop leadership and confidence building skills. Allowed student to work with their peers and come up with creative ways to help their communities.
Held a successful NARCAN Training back in June at the Grand Island Library to educate the community on a growing epidemic in WNY.
Helped with the Gus Macker basketball tournament.
Cleaned Grand Island Blvd for the 4th of July Parade.
Holiday Food drives.
All proceeds and collections go to help local events and charities around Grand Island and WNY.