KIWANIS: “FOR THE YOUNG AND THE YOUNG AT HEART”
KIWANIS Since 1915: From the Indian phrase NunKee-Wan-Is ...
translated to mean “We have a good time ... We make noise”
Kiwanis was founded in Detroit Michigan January 21, 1915. It extended into Canada in 1916.
8000 Kiwanis Clubs in 96 Nations
Eastern Canada and the Caribbean District 8500 members
Adult Members 260,000 Youth Members 320,000
Circle K on 550 College Campuses (3 in New Brunswick)
Key Club 245,000 High School Members (2 in NB)
Builders Club 40,000 Middle Schoolers (3 in NB)
K Kids for Elementary School Children (1 in NB)
Bringing Up Grades Program
Aktion Clubs 200+ in 7 nations (3 in NB)
KIWANIS: “A global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.”