K for Kiwanis Logoiwanis Club of Tri-Cities Industry 28 year Photo History
July 1981 to November 2009

 TCI Volunteer Activities

Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army
Bell Ringing for Salvation Army 1990-Current

Christmas by the River

Joe Kassuba,  helping one child at a time being Santa at the annual Christmas Boat parade since 1995


March of Dimes Walk - Pit Stop
March of Dimes Walk America 1995- Current
We serve thousands of hotdogs, chili and drinks in just 2 hours.
Reading with children
Pat, helping one child at a time learning to read and one at-risk youth at a time with books at the Juvenile Justice Center. 2000- Current.

Family a Fair Logo
Family - A - Fair
 helping one child at a time for 11 years 1993-2004
See
PowerPoint
Family-a-Fair was an annual event  inspired by TCI Kiwanis and Group Health Cooperative. Over 11,000 attended annually to obtain resources in the community to help support families.

By Ronda Evans Kiwanis Club of Tri-Cities Industry, Richland, Washington, Webmaster

Kiwanis TCI members

Young Children: Priority One
  Bike Helmets for Safe Kids
 
March of Dimes - March for Babies
 
Holiday Baskets
 
Baby Bucks Food Bank Baby Bottle
 
Children’s Center (Fund Raising Activities)
 
Safe Harbor Crisis Nursery Support

YOUTH SERVICES

PenPin Pal Letters to 4th Graders at Jefferson Elementary School.

·      Junior Achievement

·      Juvenile Justice Center Library

·      Provide school supplies for school children who cannot afford their own supplies. 

·      Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to community families.

·      River’s Edge Scholarships

·      Mid Columbia Reading Fnd. Contributions

·      Photography Awards at BF County Fair

·      Head Start Contributions for low-income families.

·      Scholarships

·      Fishing Pole making Jubilee Youth Ranch

Community Service
Bell Ringers for Salvation Army
Alterra – Birthday Cakes for Seniors
Kadlec Medical Center (Safe Kids Fair)
Tri-Cities Food Bank
Save Old Spectacles (SOS)
Christmas by the River
Friends of Public Library
Walk for Life Relay American Cancer Society
Group Health Inland Empire Bike Rally
Collection of Ink Cartridges Fund Raiser
Parking at the County Fair – TCI members staff parking lot gates (fund raising)

What We Do, We Do Well
Kiwanis TCI supports many important children’s and community projects throughout the year.
Katrina and Rita Hurricane Assistance
Military collection of items to be sent to Service Men and Women.
Donations to build library in Kenya.
At request respond to community needs.
IDD Logo
Raised $67,000 to support Kiwanis fight against Iodine Deficiency Disorders eliminating IDD in 2007 worldwide.

SIGN logo
Raised $45,000 to support Surgical Implant Generation Network, to provide prosthesis to countries affected by war.

Funds for the Poorest of the Poor school in Bangladesh

 Funds for India Partners for children in India
Kiwanis is a Verb
Books written by our very own John Yegge to raise funds for Kiwanis projects.


Instrumental in raising funds to build the Children’s Developmental Center and
the
Tri-Cities Cancer Center.
TCI has the following fund raising activities!
Inland Empirer Bike Ralley Fund Raiser
Staffing Bike Rally
Staffing Casino Nights for Organizations
Casino Night Staffing
Benton Franklin Fair Parking
Fair Parking for years!

Presidents of TCI Club

The Presidents of TCI really serve for 4 years as Vice President, President Elect, President, and Past President. We thanks all those that have inspired us to make the world a better place to live.  All of our members are exceptional people that love to serve.



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Youth Service Leadership
Reach for the Skys K-Kids

K Kid Club at Jefferson
Reach for the Skies

K-Kids
 K Kid Club at Jefferson
Food Drive 2008
Key Club
Key Club Liberty Christian

Circle K and Key Clubs making blankets for burn victims.

Circle K and Key Clubs cleaning up yards for those in need. Annual Event!

Kiwanis is the only service club that works directly with kids to build leadership skills, to improve grades, and to increase school attendance.

Installation FUN
 2009-10






Our meetings are always fun with good programs.
See 2009-2010 PowerPoint
Fun at our meetings and activities