The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough celebrating 99 years of Service to the Peterborough Community. 1921 - 2020
New Location and New Date For Kiwanis Club of Peterborough Meetings
The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough is now holding its Kiwanis Meetings on the First Tuesday evening of every month . Our meetings are now being held at the McDonnel Street Activity Center, 577 McDonnel Street in Peterborough. (Lawn Bowling Club). Plenty of parking and a fully accessible building.
Meetings begin at 5:30 pm with full dinner being served at 5:45 pm. Cost is only $20.00 per person. A guest speaker will be featured at each meeting, followed by the Directors Meeting. At our Directors Meeting you will be able to hear what activities our club is involved in as we strive to improve the lives of children and the community we live in. Guests are always welcome.NOTE: Meetings are being held in accordance with Health Regulations and Social Distancing. Mask must be worn and are being removed during dinner, which is served by caterer.COVID-19 Checklist will be completed upon attendance.
The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough is comprised of men and women of all ages. If you are looking to improve the lives of children, get engaged in the community, have fun, experience friendship, leadership, networking, educational programs, personal growth and recognition, then become part of the Internationally recognized Kiwanis Organization. We believe children and their communities benefit from the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers.
The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough is pleased to announce that they have joined the Kawartha Bingo Sponsor's Association. All proceeds from the Delta Gaming and Bingo Center will be spent locally to support local initiatives undertaken by this Kiwanis Club. Learn more about what's happening at the Delta gaming center by visiting the web site https://deltabingo.com/our-locations/peterborough Visit the Delta Bingo Center located on Clonsilla Ave. and enjoy the experience of playing Bingo and other games, while at the same time knowing you are supporting local needs in the community.
Drive in Bingo returns May 1/2021. Click on the Delta Bingo link above for details.
NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME-Why Join Kiwanis? .Kiwanis Club of Peterborough Mission Statement: The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough is dedicated to improving the lives of Youth in our community. Our primary focus is on youth ages 0-18 years of age, and on underprivileged youth,. We focus on projects where our funding can make a significant impact.
We believe children and their communities benefit from the efforts of a dedicated group of caring and hands on volunteers. Feel free to visit us during one of our meetings. Just contact our membership chair who will make arrangements for your visit. Our local Kiwanis Club is part of a global membership comprised of more than 600,000 members in more than 80 countries. Each community has different needs and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children through local service projects.
Go to our contact page and email the membership chair for more information
Recent Club Awards: The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough has recently received the Kiwanis International Distinguished Club Award which was presented on the recommendation of the Eastern Canada and Caribbean Kiwanis Governor, Mel Clarke from Bahamas. The Club also had four members who were recognized as Distinguished Members by Kiwanis International on the recommendation of Governor Mel Clarke -Bahamas, for their dedication to Kiwanis Efforts within the community.
Up Coming Meetings & Speakers
Our meetings are cancelled due to COVID-19 Restrictions.
Our club is a member of division ten which is included in the Eastern Canada and Caribbean District. Link to the E.C & C website here: http://www.kiwanisecc.org/
Up Coming Events:
April2021 Delta Bingo & Gaming 50/50 Draw Delta has officially launched their 50/50 draw. This draw is done completely on line and is inclusive of all Ontario Residents. The first draw takes place on April 24/21 at 7 pm and it features a minimum $10,000.00 Prize. Purchase your tickets at www.DeltaBingo5050.com
The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough provides two $4,000 grants to assist youth in overcoming anxiety and angst from the catastrophic impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Kiwanis is proud to provide these two grants to assist in delivering local services to our youth who are in need of mental health services.
The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough is proud to announce that they have provided a $4,000 grant to Peterborough Youth Services to help provide counselling and supportive services to youth in the Peterborough area who have reported that their mental health has deteriorated during the pandemic period. The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough has also provided a $4,000 grant to the Canadian Mental Health Association (C.H.M.A.) in Peterborough. Those funds will assist with some of the necessary resources the “Assertive Outreach Suicide Prevention Program” (AOSP), provides in addressing suicide attempts by youth and working with them after their discharge from hospital. The Kiwanis Club of Peterborough wishes to acknowledge the ongoing partnership of Delta Bingo & Gaming, in their fundraising efforts, which allowed provision of these two grants.