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Kiwanis Serving the Children of the World

California-Nevada-Hawaii District Fall 2013

Super heroes for children Kiwanis clubs focus on the needs and well-being of children in their communities and around the world. Photo by Blue Dandelion Photography


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Be a Super Hero: Help us build bridges for children We end each year with celebration. We start each year with anticipation. Really, though—we are

We will grow by 5 percent this year, by adding members to our existing

2013-14 international theme is

Kiwanis is needed. We also encourage

The 2012-13 “Members in

each member to grow—in service, and in leadership. We will serve with 1 million service hours. How? By reporting all the hours

Heroes of Service”—along with all the

you are already serving, and by starting

teams before them and all the teams to

more high-impact service projects—

come—are building that bridge.

projects that members are excited about,

Our 2013-14 Team Logo includes the Fall 2013

bridge.

clubs, and by adding new clubs where

Black” and the 2013-14 “Super

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that action is what it takes to build that

all united in service. Our

Rae Whitby-Brummer “Building Bridges for Children 2013-14 Governor California-Nevada-Hawaii District to the Future.” of Kiwanis International raewhitby@aol.com

verbs “Grow-Serve-Lead,” reminding us

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Focus on the (Kiwanis) Family

to, and projects that have impact in our communities and the lives of children. We will also serve by participating in the Kiwanis International Foundation, our

Do you remember a special moment mentoring a Key

own Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation, and our club

Club member? That heart-warming Aktion club project? The

foundations. Choose one, or choose them all!

excitement of a Circle K convention? Watching with amazement

Hold an Eliminate Project fundraiser,

as a K-Kids or Builder’s Club president leads his or her first meeting? Have you experienced a Key Leader camp?

give a Hixon award to a deserving member,

These are just a few reasons why the First Gentleman’s Focus

raise awareness about pediatric trauma by

for 2013-14 will be “Our Kiwanis Family.”

hosting a bike rodeo, present a Cal-Nev-Ha

In the 30 years I have been a member of our great

Foundation Distinguished Service Award to

organization, I have had the opportunity to volunteer with and

a “Super Hero” in your club, or start a new

observe the growth of our Service Leadership Program members. The Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation builds better futures for

service project with your club foundation.

our children. Did you know that for more than 30 years the next

We will also serve by truly fulfilling our

generation of Kiwanis leadership has been supported by our own

sponsorship responsibilities to our Service

District Foundation?

Leadership Program members.

This support includes: Service Leadership Program (SLP) grants, SLP leadership training support for Key Club and Circle K

We will lead with a succession plan

board members, and the Kenneth C. Forror Scholarship Fund.

for future leadership in every club, every

The Foundation also provides support of our annual Aktion

division and every region in this district. We

Club District Convention, and scholarships for attendance at Key

will also lead with increased attendance at

Leader camps. You ask, “How can I help?”

leadership training events – regional training

The answer is simple: Individuals who wish to donate $5 will

conferences, mid-year conferences and the

receive a 2013-14 First Gentleman’s Focus Commemorative Pin.

district convention.

Club donations of $150 or more will receive the 2013-14 First

 It does not take “superhuman strength”

Gentleman’s Focus Banner Patch. The proceeds directly benefit the programs of the Foundation including Key Leader scholarships

to read to a child.

and SLP Leadership Training.

 It does not take “spider sense” to mentor

You can also help support the Foundation by becoming a

a student.

“Champion for Children” with a regular monthly donation.

 It does not take “titanium claws” to

Your donation to the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation &

eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus.

the First Gentleman’s Focus will enable our Kiwanis family to meet the needs of children in our shared communities. Your

 You don’t have to “leap tall buildings in a

partnership creates opportunities and provides the pathway to a

single bound” to host a child safety fair.

brighter future for those we serve.

 You don’t have to be “faster than a

Thank you! I look forward to serving as

speeding bullet” to build a playground.

your First Gentleman.

 It does not take “X-ray vision” to see a child who needs your help.

John Brummer

 It just takes one Kiwanian to make a

First Gentleman, 2013-14 California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis International jrbkpltg7@aol.com

difference. You are all “Super Heroes of Service,” and every one of you has the power to build a bridge to the future for our children. Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District

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CAL-NEV-HA MAGAZINE

Fall 2013

Vol. 94, No. 1

The Cal-Nev-Ha Magazine is the official publication of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis International and is published by the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation.

2012-13 KIWANIS CAL-NEV-HA DISTRICT OFFICERS

Governor Governor-elect Treasurer District Secretary Imm. Past Gov. Parliamentarian

Rae Whitby-Brummer Alan Guire Craig Wallace Lori Butler Gary Jander Russell J. Kiner

2013-14 KIWANIS CAL-NEV-HA FOUNDATION OFFICERS

President Vice President Sec’y / Treasurer Imm. Past Pres. Governor Governor-elect

Lanie Wheeler Russell J. Kiner Pete Horton Patrick A. “Pat” Liddell Rae Whitby-Brummer Alan Guire

Foundation 2011-14 Directors

Bob Isaacs Mark W. McDonald David Pinuelas Roy Talley Keith Rickey

Foundation 2012-15 Directors

Joni Ackerman Richard G. Olmstead, Jr. Harry Hull Evelyn Madison Richard Minatoya

Foundation 2013-16 Directors

Margo Dutton James Stinger Sharron Varga Carol Wait

CAL-NEV-HA MAGAZINE Curt and Lynn Seeden, editors

magazine@cnhkiwanis.org CAL-NEV-HA DISTRICT OFFICE 8360 Red Oak St., Suite 201 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 Office: (909) 989-1500 Toll Free: (877) 597-1770 Fax: (909) 989-7779

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The information contained in this magazine is for illustrative and discussion purposes only. It is intended to provide general information about the subject matter covered and is provided with the understanding that Kiwanis nor Cal-Nev-Ha is not rendering legal, accounting or tax advice. You should consult with appropriate counsel or other advisors on all matters pertaining to legal, tax or accounting obligations and requirements. Copyright ©2014 by the Cal-Nev-Ha District. All rights reserved.

Thank you ‘Members In Black’ As the “Members In Black” end our season of leadership I want to express my great pride and admiration for the Kiwanians in the district and to tell you I am so proud of the Members In Black. You have served your divisions and clubs and the members well, and we really did make a difference this year. We pushed ourselves to more than 1 million hours of service, (even if we didn’t report them), raised millions for the Elinimate Project, raised hundreds of thousands for Pediatric Trauma Prevention (PTP) and secured significant funding from Kiwanis International for the Rose Float. We had a budget surplus for the first time in years, and we may have even been plus in membership in most of our divisions. There are so many other things we have done, but just know I am proud of each one of you. I thank you for your leadership and service. But our work is not done. Service: We must recommit ourselves to local service that impacts our communities and the world. We should continue to raise money for Eliminate, PTP and the Rose Float. We should make it our personal goal to help the Super Hero Leaders achieve more than 1 million hours of reported service. Members: We need to make sure we do all we can to continue to enhance the member experience and to insure each of our members is filled with a sense of value and accomplishment. We must encourage them to stay with us for the long term. Additionally, we must commit to reversing the long membership decline. I invite each one of you to commit to not only personally bringing in one new member but to commit to help your lieutenant governor build a new club filled with new Kiwanians. We can be the deciding factor and we have the time to do it.

GOVERNOR’S COLUMN

is sponsored by a $1,000 donation from the

Kiwanis Club of Palmdale West Division 38

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“We would like to take a moment to thank you for all your hard work this year.

640,000 service hours by the end of August, and donated more than $4.7 million to their communities. Our clubs reported nearly

Please extend our heartfelt gratitude to every member of your club for a job well done in providing service to our communities!”

Leadership: We must continue to lead and mentor as well as be willing to step up as new leaders. We should each commit to making sure that we have identified a lieutenant governor for every division and a president for every club for next year, and we should know who those leaders are by Jan. 1, 2014. We should commit to doing everything in our power to encourage these new leaders and make sure every one of them gets to a Mid-year Conference, to Club Leadership Education training and District Convention so that they will be fully trained and ready to lead by next October. We can be the driving force behind the future success of this organization if we choose that path. We must continue to lead and mentor while humbly serving those now in upfront roles. Finally, let me say with a most sincere heart, how much Donna and I enjoyed meeting and spending time with each of you and how much we cherish our time in the Governor/ First Lady’s roles. May God bless each one of you and thank you for your service. For more information view Governor Gary’s final video here: http://youtu.be/HLuSxtWm0hQ

Respectfully yours,

Gary Jander

2012-13 Governor California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis International garyjander@gmail.com

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It has been my privilege and pleasure to serve as First Lady of this amazing and enormous district. Traveling with Gary from club to club, division to division and region to region, has been a remarkable (and exhausting) experience. Serving as your First Lady has given me the chance to get to know so many Kiwanians, and as a result, create friendships that will last a lifetime.

Donna Jander

2012-13 First Lady California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis International donnajander@gmail.com

However, it could be said that the most important thing I did this year was choosing the Key Leader Program and our Partner Hospital Program as my First Lady’s Dual Focuses. By now, so many of you have heard about how near and dear the

Key Leader Program and the Partner Hospital Program are to my heart. It has been such a personally fulfilling project to be involved with the Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation’s Partner Hospital Program as we go about our mission of “building a better future for our children.” I have enjoyed telling members about the thrill of helping young people grow in their leadership skills through the Key Leader program and seeing the impact that they are making in their communities. We have been empowering them to become future leaders! I have also been energized by learning about the medical miracles our partner hospitals perform every single day. At the beginning of this year, we launched an effort to increase membership in the Champion for Children program as a way to give every Kiwanian an opportunity to get involved in the work of your District Foundation. I am so grateful to all of you who joined me this year in giving your support, through this as well as directly to the First Lady’s Focus. We did a remarkable job raising more than $30,000. Your generosity has enabled us to expand the Key Leader Scholarships that we give by enabling the site coordinator at each of our CNH Key Leader Camps this year to give one more additional discretionary scholarship to a youth in need. I want to thank you all who renewed your commitment to the Champions for Children program, thank those who gave specific gifts to the First Lady’s Focus, and thank those who

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became a Champion for Children this year for the first time. What a difference we can make when we come together! Our six partner hospitals located throughout the California-Nevada-Hawaii District are invited every year to submit grant requests for funding assistance for specialized pediatric medical equipment, advanced pediatric training for medical professionals, and expansion of community outreach programs. In this last year, we were able to fund three of the fantastic requests we received. Children’s Hospital Oakland received funding to enhance their injury prevention community outreach program. Rady Children’s Hospital received funding to develop a new injury prevention program called “safe and sound all around.” And Renown Children’s Hospital received funding for four new specialized pediatric and infant oximetry machines for their new pediatric emergency facilities. The impact of our partnership with these hospitals can be measured in the success of the stories of hundreds of children who receive lifesaving treatment each and every day. The problem we face is that there will always be more children in need than we can serve. Each year, the Foundation receives far more in grant requests from our partner hospitals that we can fund. Unfortunately this year, due to our limited resources, we had to turn down three very worthy requests than would have also improved the lives of children in their communities. You can help change this by giving to your Foundation through its many programs. Each of us has the ability to make a difference in the life of a child by supporting our District Foundation. As I said to you over a year ago last August, “Nodding your head does not row the boat.” Please do everything that is in your power to continue to “build a better future for our children!” To hear and see Donna’s speech click on the following link: http://youtu.be/dpOnL7w1Xwk

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The Kiwanis Club of San Fernando has provided a fun fishing trip to youth for 25 years.

teve Rosenberg has been taking children from the north San Fernando Valley fishing on the ocean out of Marina Del Rey. The past president and past lieutenant-governor Division 16 San Fernando started the project 25 years ago when he was serving as president of the San Fernando club. Rosenberg said he wanted a hands-on project that shows children that there are “people out there that care.” The children come from the Boys and Girls Club in Pacoima and a local battered woman’s foundation.

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Many of these children have never seen the ocean much less been out on it trying to catch fish. During a typical trip, the boat will carry about 40 children, ages 8-15. The adult helpers on board are there only to assist the children in catching fish and bringing them in the boat. The adults do not fish. The professional boat crew at the end of the day filet the fish and put the filets in a Ziploc bag for the children to bring home to help feed their families. “What is the most pleasing for us? The smiles,” Rosenberg said. “It’s impossible for them not to

have a grin ear to ear when they bring in a fish.” A child will receive $1 for the first fish he or she catches, and there are prizes for the heaviest fish caught. The children also have an opportunity to see dolphins, whales, sea lion and seabirds. “Not only do we teach them how to fish, we teach them about what they see out on the sea,” Rosenberg said. “Twenty-five years is a long time to be involved in a single service project,” Rosenberg added, “When you see the smiles you hope we can continue it for another 125 years.”

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Kiwanis helps Division 7 KIWANIS FAMILY HOUSE: More than 100 members of the Kiwanis Family got together Saturday, Sept. 7 to beautify and spruce up the Kiwanis Family House, inside and out. The Kiwanis Family House K-Family Work Day was a follow-up to a spring work day. Volunteers did weeding and landscaping outside and cleaned carpets, built shelves, dusted, vacuumed, washed windows and more on the inside. Kiwanians, Circle K members, Key Clubs, Aktion Clubs and friends were invited to take part. A lunch was provided to all volunteers.

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Members of the Sacramento State Circle K Club (photo above) do work on the grounds of the Kiwanis Family House during a daylong cleanup day.

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Key Club president VanAnh Nguyen used her 16th birthday party as a fundraiser for the local Relay for Life. About 300 friends and family attended her party, helping raise $1,871.

On the right course Key Club member VanAnh Nguyen was the top individual fundraiser at her community’s Relay for Life. By LOIS ROTHSCHILD For the Cal-Nev-Ha Magazine

“Key Club has had the biggest influence on me in developing my leadership skills and my desire to serve others.” —VanAnh Nguyen

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anAnh Nguyen wanted to make a difference, so as is her habit, she set a goal. She’s used to goals­—she sets them in all areas of her life. Though she’s only 16 and now in her junior

year at Fountain Valley High School, that’s how she meets challenges. On May 19, VanAnh led one of several teen teams organized to support the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life at Fountain Valley High School. With about 30 of her supporters­—most of them members of the Fountain Valley High Key Club—she took her place on the field for the overnight event, Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District


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walking laps, creating luminaries and gathering donations for research and a cancer cure. The Relay for Life was actually the culmination of her efforts to raise money for cancer research that started with her “Sweet Sixteen” birthday party in March at the Moonlight Restaurant in Westminster. About 300 people came to celebrate with her that night. Instead of gifts, VanAnh suggested her friends and family contribute cash for the American Cancer Society in small boxes furnished by Taryn McDonald, a field representative for the Cancer Society. That night, $1,841 was donated in her name. Later on, a few of her friends brought the total up to $1,871, making VanAhn the No. 1 individual fundraiser at this year’s Fountain Valley Relay for Life. “My inspiration was my grandmother and my aunt, who died of cancer,” VanAnh said. “It’s an issue in our family. Taryn came to the party and gave a presentation, and we had the boxes set around the room. I put the money in my Relay account, then organized the team for the Relay. “You learn a lot about cancer,” she said. “The ceremony opens eyes to see how cancer affects people. My friends and I built a special bond supporting

each other and the other teams. It was very emotional.” VanAnh is a busy girl, serving in the Associated Student Body Senate her sophomore year and being an active member of the Key Club. This summer VanAnh studied for the Preliminary Scholastic

Aptitude Test (PSAT), and read some classics like “Jane Eyre.” VanAnh said she is a practical planner, but she is a dreamer, too. Her life’s goal is to become a pediatrician, and she’s setting a route to reach that dream. “Motivation is the key to everything,” she said.

“Keeping my grades up now is my personal goal. Teachers come into play and are the core to a student’s motivation. I love science and credit my freshman biology teacher and my chemistry teacher. It’s important to have a voice. The ripple effect you cause can make a difference.”

WHAT IF YOU COULD SAVE A BABY’S LIFE? With The Eliminate Project, you can. Maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) kills one baby every nine minutes. But three doses of a 60-cent vaccine can protect babies—and their mothers too. Kiwanis and UNICEF have joined forces to bring this vaccine to 40 countries, eliminating MNT from the face of the Earth by 2015. What can you do now? Grow your club, because you’ll need strength to take on the challenges of the campaign. Learn about MNT, and advocate for the cause. Over the next five years, the work you do to eliminate MNT will change the world. Find resources at www.TheEliminateProject.org.

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Kiwanian Roger Jacobson assists a young girl at the Kiwanis “ABC Quick Check” bike rodeo at Paradise Park. Children can bring their bikes to be checked for proper tire pressure (air), working brakes and working bike chain (“A.B.C.”). Kiwanians help the children learn what to look for to keep their bikes safe to ride. And notice the helmet with the “cootie catcher” hair covering to prevent lice. The Kiwanians require every participant don a helmet before he or she can ride.

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was among several organizations that took part in the Sept. 20 Coastal Cleanup Day along the Ballona Creek Bike Path. The 9 a.m. to noon event was sponsored by Heal the Bay. Other groups joining Kiwanis included the city of Culver City, Echo Horizon School, the Culver City Bike Coalition and the Ballona Creek Renaissance.

Club devoted a club meeting to honor long-time member Rev. Bruce Templeton of First Christian Church. Templeton has retired and is moving to Kentucky. Known as Super Rev to the club members, Templeton and his sense of humor have for many years helped make Huntington Beach meetings highly entertaining.

Over the years, Bruce has managed to steal the bell while giving the invocation and is one of the masterminds behind the dismemberment of past Gov. Bob Erikson’s Pink Panther mascot during Erikson’s official visit. Division 14 Early Risers-Yuba City: The Kiwanis Club donated $20,000 worth

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of school supplies to several area schools. Members of the club received permission from the local Walmart to be outside the store and ask the community for contributions of supplies. School supplies were donated to King Avenue, Central Gaither, Park Avenue and Bridge Street schools and to special education classes of Sutter County. The club also donated supplies to Western Farm Workers. Division 19 Hawthorne: The club

awarded $750 scholarships to Hawthorne High School, Hawthorne Math & Science Academy and Leuzinger High School and gave Kiwanis watches to the “Outstanding Cougar Boy” and “Cougar Girl” at Hawthorne High School. Division 30 La Mirada: The Kiwanis Club honored three World War II veterans and a deceased veteran recently at the club’s weekly meeting, reports the Whittier Daily News. Kiwanians Tony Armas, Gerald Peebler and Reed Taylor were honored. The club also posthumously honored Past Lt. Gov. Lou Piltz. Richard Olmstead attended the meeting and presented each veteran with special dog tags that included names and pictures, the Daily News reported. Continued on Page 15

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Key Clubber steps up to the plate Division 19 SLP members stepped up to the plate Sept. 20 at the Torrance Salvation Army Health Fair. Members of the South High KIWIN’s, Torrance High KIWIN’s and Key Club members from Bishop Montgomery, West, and North high schools, and Torrance (South Bay Community) and Lawndale high schools volunteered at the fair. Also, the El Camino College Circle K Club volunteered to work off-site and twirl directional signs to the Health Fair on busy street corners. Division 19 Secretary Tony Goorchenko, who was the volunteer coordinator for the event, had special praise for one student. Victoria Nguyen, of North High School Key Club was asked to help guide an elderly, frail woman around the complex for a while. “Victoria took it upon herself and stayed at Ruth’s side for over 2 1/2 hours, got her lunch and sat with her

in the shade,” Goorchenko said. “And then she took her hand and went from health station to health station to be sure that she had access to all the health screening that were offered. “Victoria is an asset to North High School, her Key Club, her sponsoring Torrance Kiwanis Club and a glowing tribute to the Kiwanis Service Leadership Program,” Goorchenko said. “I would like to take this opportunity to recognize this outstanding young lady and commend her abundant generosity and compassion toward others.” Goorchenko said he expects Victoria to eventually have a leadership position in the Key Club district, and he gave credit to the guidance of North High Key Club Advisor Stan Masaoka and Kiwanis Club of Torrance co-advisors Pastor John Hernandez and Ryoko Mand. “We are truly grateful to have her as a member of our extended Kiwanis Family,” Goorchenko added. Fall 2013

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Weekend at Wonder Valley The sixth annual Cal-Nev-Ha Aktion Club Leadership Development Conference & Convention was held Sept. 13-15 at the Wonder Valley Ranch Resort & Conference Center. The event was held a couple of weeks prior to the new Kiwanis year, and Gov. Gary Jander and Gov. Rae Whitby-Brummer (at the time of the event) were on hand for the conference, which featured seminars, guest speakers and awards as well as crafts and games, boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. More information about CNH Aktion Clubs: Call District Administrator Howard Jackson at (559) 269-3228.

Imm. Past Gov. Gary Jander and Gov. Rae Whitby-Brummer handed out awards to Aktion Club members during the Aktion Club Leadership and Development Conference & Convention in September. Aktion Club District Administrator Howard Jackson addresses those in attendance, and former First Lady Donna Jander offers words of support.

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Division 32 Cloverdale: Greg Carter joined the Kiwanis Club of Cloverdale nearly eight years ago to get more involved in the community. Little did he know what an impact his decision would one day have on the children of Cloverdale. Check out the article that appeared in the Press Democrat Newspaper at http://cloverdale.towns. pressdemocrat.com/2013/10/ news/greg-carter-keeps-themrunning-for-a-good-cause/

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Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista welcomed its newest member, Ethel Arrowsmith, or “Mom” as she is known to the club members, and also helped her celebrate her 100th birthday. Ethel was sponsored by “The Kiwanis Angels,” a group of Kiwanians within the Sunrise Vista Club. She was sworn in by Lt. Gov. Tim Cunning. Division 38 Barstow Crossroads:

The Kiwanis Club presented the Barstow Unified School District with eight new LED-lighted stops signs for crossing guards, reported the Daily Press newspaper. Funds for the signs were raised at the club’s annual wine auction, the paper reported. Division 42 Ventura: The Kiwanis

Club honored firefighters from agencies throughout Ventura County, as well

Division 22 Honolulu: Key Clubbers from Iolani High Schools helped collect hundreds of school supplies for the Laulima Giving Program’s family fun day and concert at the Honolulu Zoo in mid-August. The Laulima Giving Project is sponsored by local television station KHON2. Money raised as well as the donated school supplies at the Honolulu Zoo event will benefit needy families in Hawaii.

as heroes and samaritans nominated by the fire service agencies during its annual Fire Service and Heroes Celebration at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. Division 42 Simi Valley: Looking for easy ways to market your club and increase membership? Take a cue from the Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. The club planned to have Kiwanis information booths at local community events—a Living Green expo and a Free Clinic Health Expo.

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Cal-Nev-Ha District Secretary Lori Butler was on hand to honor Kiwanis Club of Woodland member Frank Joule for his 40 years of service to the Woodland Club.

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Division 42 Santa Paula: The Kiwanis Club donated a total of $2,300 to three groups as a result of the profit from our 46th Annual Citrus Festival, held in July. The groups receiving money were Santa Paula Future Farmers of America, Santa Paula High Girls’ basketball and Santa Paula football. Division 44 Rocklin: The Kiwanis

Kiwanis marathon will raise funds for children’s shoes The Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills

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The club has been staging the

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winners, Nancy Hinojos, a San

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Funds raised from the event help Division 19 SOUTH BAY AREA

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Club of Rocklin on Sept. 9 prepared dinner for the homeless and served it at the Valley Springs Presbyterian Church in Roseville. Division 45 Lake Tahoe: The Kiwanis of Lake Tahoe held its first community fair Aug. 30Sept. 1. The event featured craft booths, a cooking contest, a jam contest, floral displays and carnival rides. The event was hosted by the Kiwanis and Optimist clubs, the Boys & Girls Club, Choices for Children, Live Violence Free and Tahoe Turning Point. The fair benefits local service clubs and nonprofits that provide services to families and children in South Lake Tahoe. Division 46 Modesto: Congratulations

to the Kiwanis Club of Modesto, which turned 90 years old this year. The club was chartered April 7, 1923.

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Three cheers: Kiwanis club thanks community for support Appeal-Democrat Sept. 30, 2013 YUBA CITY, CA — The Early Risers Kiwanis of Yuba City thank the community for coming together for our School Supplies Program this year. On Aug. 3, we stood outside the Yuba City Walmart asking the community for school supplies for low-income schools of our area. We had outstanding success from everyone who came through. We even had a couple of people fill their shopping carts full for us. The response was staggering. The co-manager of Walmart asked us to help him Stuff-A-Bus on Aug. 11. Again the community came through with their generosity in helping the children of the area. Everyone who could help did, and I want to thank Walmart for letting us ask for donations on those days. Because the program was such a success, we were able to donate over $20,000 worth of school supplies to King Avenue, Central Gaither, Park Avenue and Bridge Street schools as well as the special education classes of Sutter County. We also had enough supplies to take to Western Farm Workers. There is a special thank you to Cartridge World in letting us do a fundraiser by us turning in used ink cartridges. We also have a special thank you for Yuba City Walmart in giving us a grant for our program. The biggest thank you is for the community that Kiwanis serves. Our motto is “Serving the Children of the World” and we would not have been as successful if everyone did not pull together to get the job done. Again, thank you to the community for giving unselfishly to the children of the area. Our community is very good at coming together to help those who need help. I am proud to be part of my community. Thank you again from Early Risers Kiwanis of Yuba City. Carol Farnham School Supplies Program Kiwanis of Early Risers-Yuba City Read more: http://www.appeal-democrat. com/articles/thank-127919-community-walmart. html#ixzz2gUZqBqMx Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District

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Kiwanis International Rose Float The ROSE FLOAT PROVIDES a WHOLESOME EVENT FOR THE ENTIRE KIWANIS FAMILY The Kiwanis International Rose Float provides an opportunity for 8,000 Key Club, Circle K, Builders Club, and Kiwanis members to decorate the Kiwanis float and about 15 additional floats throughout December. But this isn’t about decorating a Rose float. This is about thousands of Key Club, Circle K, Builders Club, and Kiwanis members who are: • Having fun with the Kiwanis family • Building character • Learning teamwork and leadership skills • Creating community and friendships • Gaining job skills Your contribution will help finance this wholesome, community experience for our Kiwanis-family teens and adults.

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Division 22 Getting things ship-shape in Hawaii Gov. Gary and First Lady Donna Jander’s official visit to Hawaii included a rather large service project—spiffing up the “Mighty Mo,” more officially known as The USS Missouri. The Missouri was the last battleship built by the United States and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan, which ended World War II. Kiwanis family members helped clean the officer’s galley and the general mess galley. Afterwards, everyone received a tour of the ship. Photos by Joshua Chang / Haili Moe Studio

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he Kiwanis Club of Fountain Valley hosted its semi-annual Brittany’s Closet event, a clothing shopping spree for underprivileged children at Walmart. The event is named for Brittany Daniels who died in January 2002 at age 4 due to a fatal strain of strep. One of Brittany’s favorite things to do was to play dress up and to continually change her clothes. Brittany’s mom Rita always takes part in the event. During Brittany’s Closet, each child is paired with a “shopper” who is given a $100 budget to shop. After each shopping event, the Kiwanis Club hosts an after-shopping party, either with bowling and pizza, or lunch at the fire station or a princessand-pirates dress-up party. The club raises funds year round to provide the shopping sprees.

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Reno recap:

Whitby-Brummer ready to lead Cal-Nev-Ha DISTRICT

FOR GOVERNOR

Rae Whitby-Brummer of the

Kiwanis Club of Lodi was elected 2013-2014 governor of the California Nevada Hawaii District, and Alan Guire of the Kiwanis Club of Lindsay was named governorelect at this year’s CNH Convention at the Silver Legacy in Reno. Whitby-Brummer and the district team, “Superheroes of Service,” will focus on “Grow-Serve-Lead.” (See Rae’s column on page 2). First Gentleman John Brummer announced his focus for the Kiwanis year will be “Our Kiwanis Family,” which promoted support for the CNH Foundation’s support of the district’s Service Leadership Program. (See John’s column on page 3)

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with memorium resolutions: past International Vice President and past Gov. Bob Jolley, past district Gov. Tom Vildibill, past Division 41 lieutenant governor Joel Uranga (2012-2013), past Division 15 lieutenant governor Jim Zitterkopf, and all Kiwanians who died during the last year. This year’s district convention committee was also recognized with a resolution of outstanding service.

Other district officers are: Gary Jander of the Kiwanis Club of Lake Murry, La Mesa (immediate past governor), Craig Wallace of the Kiwanis Club of Pasadena (district treasurer) and Lori Butler of the Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista (district secretary).

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Sue Petrisin from the Michigan

Kiwanis International Vice President The 2011-2014 district trustees are: Michael Akana, Rich Fuller, Bill Hooper, Shane Kramer, Walt Schuette and Marko Swan. The 2012-2015 district trustees are: Tom Leahy, Larry Mower, Dan Rodgers, Carol Smith and Richard Wayne, with one vacant position. The 2013-2016 trustees are: Joni Ackerman, Carole Farris, Mike Fields, Pete Falger, Kurt Meyer and Lon Salgren. RESOLUTIONS

The CNH House of Delegates approved several resolutions, including one that affirms the district’s dedication and support of the Pediatric Trauma Program as the major focus of both the district and the district foundation. Delegates also honored the memory of several Kiwanis members

District will be the district counselor for 20132014.

Past Cal-Nev-Ha Governor Patti Barsotti will serve as Kiwanis International Trustee for 2013-2016.

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Reno reflections: Letters from DCON The following letters were addressed to CNH Executive Director Lori Butler: Great convention Thank you for putting on a truly great convention. This is not just my opinion, but the opinion of everyone I spoke to as well. The programs were great, the meals were incredible, and the time management was awesome (International could learn a thing or two about time management!) I have to mention the venue as well. I don’t know what it is about the Silver Legacy, but it is such a great venue. It has such a positive energy, it just feels like a giant playground for adults (and I’m not a gambler). Thank you again for all of your hard work and efforts! Kudos on a job well done!

Trak seminars I would like to congratulate you and the entire team for the great job you did in putting on a great convention. DCON was my third opportunity to experience Trak seminars (Modesto, Vancouver and Reno). For me, this was the best of the three. The subjects were “spot on” and the presenters were well prepared and had great power points. I got a lot out of the sessions. —John Sullivan

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Convention kudos After attending the CNH installation dinner and reflecting on this convention several things I wanted to provide feedback on from my viewpoint: 1. Seminars. I like the Trak system. It provides an opportunity for better focus on areas of member interest and priorities for Kiwanis. The pace and flow was also good...and contact information if anyone wants to follow up with more questions. I also liked the panel idea at the end of the session in case there were a few more questions that the attendees thought of after the speakers finished their section. 2. Food. Good, seemed to me to be one of the better sets of meals. 3. General sessions. Stuck with the agenda and finished on time. And also got in the recognition that Governor Gary was trying to

do. I liked the “bunching” of the resolution. It still got the message across for recognition to our past leaders while effectively using the members’ time. 4. Closing ceremony. Nice to see this finish per the agenda. I believe the audience was more attentive and enjoyed doing the “single clap.” Good, succinct messages from Governor Gary and incoming Governor Rae. I also liked how the region introductions were done; it provided a better sense to me of the trustees and the LTGs in each region... and also acknowledging both outgoing and incoming, again, in a timely manner. Overall, well done. On-stage logistics seemed to be well coordinated, too. Looking forward to the next convention. —Grant Imper

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Working with youths? You need to know this By Pete Ballew CNH Youth Protection Manager Member, San Leandro Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis International has created the new position of District Youth Protection Manager to provide education and resources for clubs interacting with youth. Kiwanians around the world enjoy the benefits of involving and working with our many youth organizations. Besides the tremendous opportunities afforded these youths, their energy, outlook and great attitudes continue to have a positive impact on Kiwanians they’re involved with. These youths deserve the best we have to offer. And, Kiwanis has the responsibility to protect these youth, protect our members and clubs, and protect the organization. It’s in that spirit that KI has developed

the youth protection guidelines training program. Here are some of the highlights of the guidelines. Who does this impact?

Any and all adults/chaperones working with Kiwanis programs, including Key Clubs, Builders Clubs, Aktion Clubs and Circle K are expected to read, understand and agree to abide by these guidelines. There are slightly different guidelines for adults working with Aktion Clubs and Circle K clubs. Circle K members are not considered “youths,” but following the protection guidelines is still recommended. A chaperone is defined as someone over 21 years old who is acting in in place of the parents, who is approved by the school and is registered with and accompanying the youth at a specific event. Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District


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Adults are expected to refrain from consumption of alcoholic beverages during any portion of a project, meeting, social event or other gathering produced primarily by or for the benefit of youth. Adults are also expected to refrain from use of tobacco products in the presence of youth. The CNH District guideline for single-day events is one adult to 12 youth with no specific gender requirements. Overnight stays require adequate chaperoning, to include a ratio of one adult to 10 youth of the same gender. For bunkhouse or cabin lodging, at least two adults must stay in a room with youth, and the only time an adult can stay one-onone with any youth is if that youth is the parent’s own child. For transportation, the first choice is to use school vehicles or commercial transportation. The second choice would be use of a personal vehicle. When using personal vehicles, the adult should check with sponsoring schools to assure they meet any particular requirements for personal vehicle transportation. Also, adults should never be alone with a youth in their vehicle. There should be at least three people in the vehicle, preferably at least two adults. An adult may not give a youth medication, including over the counter medications such as aspirin. If a youth needs medication, he or she must bring it with them along with the parent/guardian’s written permission. What about social media?

Virtually all Service Leadership Program members communicate electronically through social media sites. While this is an effective vehicle for communication, adults should Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District

never initiate contact to “friend” a youth. Also, interactions on these sites should occur as though the interaction were occurring in public. In other words, if it would not be appropriate to say something to a young person in public, it should not be said as a comment on a social network either. Prior to posting any media online such as photographs, etc., permission should be obtained from all individuals (or parents for minors) that appear in the media. What about background checks?

Effective Oct. 1, 2013, all adults working with youth at any Kiwanis International-sponsored events must have a background check that is approved by Kiwanis International. Background checks are required for any member serving as an advisor to any Service Leadership Program club, program, or activity, and are strongly advised for any adult working with youths. The level of background checks varies and ranges from local checks to live scan fingerprint checks. Since laws and rules vary from state to state and school district to school district, clubs are encouraged to consult their local authorities (school districts, police/sheriff’s departments) to determine the type of background check required. Kiwanis International recommends that for youth protection, clubs default to the higher standard if there are multiple or conflicting acceptable standards. For additional information on background checks, please visit the Kiwanis Intl website at: www. kiwanisone.org/backgroundchecks Or to download the CNH district background form, visit: http://cnhkiwanis.org/Files/ Background-Check-Form.pdf

What if an incident occurs?

If an incident or possible incident occurs, notify the proper authorities (law enforcement, school authorities) and notify your club and/or district leadership. Club leadership should consider membership suspension or a leave of absence during any investigation and all Kiwanians should cooperate with the investigative process. Last thoughts?

Remember that any personal information on registration forms, medical information, membership rosters, is confidential. It is recommended that clubs minimize the number of handlers, maintain the information securely, and dispose of the information properly. These new guidelines require that Kiwanis clubs inform and educate their members on these youth protection guidelines. Beginning September 2014, club secretaries will be required to report their clubs have completed youth protection training on their report to Kiwanis International.

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Additional information on youth protection guidelines can be found at: http://www.kiwanisone.org/Pages/ Resources/default.aspx?PageID=595 or you may contact the District Youth Protection Manager, Pete Ballew, at pjb184@yahoo.com

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recently provided a $20,000 grant to Children’s Hospital Research Center Oakland that will be used to provide a number of injury-prevention programs. The grant will go toward parent education to families of babies discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) who are at high risk for head trauma when shaken, as well as for halo sleep sacks for infants discharged from the NICU to assist in the prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The grant will also help pay for safe cribs to assist in preventing SIDS; “super stopper” window guards to prevent children from falling from windows; and a safe swimming event for toddlers and elementary school children who are vulnerable to drowning. For more information, visit www. cnhfoundation.org.

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be selected, one in each category based on club size. The Cal-Nev-Ha Club Service Achievement Report is optional. However, completion of this report is required to be eligible for competition in the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation District Achievement Awards, which offers a monetary award of $1,500 the top club in three categories, and the Irvin C. Chapman Club Service Project Achievement Hall of Fame Award. Please carefully read and follow all instructions on the report form, paying particular attention to the following: a. Narratives must be typewritten (no less than 9 point font), double spaced and onesided; b. For uniformity, please use 8 ½ by 11 paper; c. Pictures displaying the club members at work on the project are encouraged (but not an album); d. When reporting on a continuing project, it must be specifically stated in the narrative what is new and different in the project for this year. Your completed report form and narrative(s) should be sent to the Member Recognition Chairman, Bob Wikoff at 941 Terrace Court, Oakdale CA 95361. Questions concerning the Cal-Nev- Ha Club Service Achievement Report may be directed to Bob Wikoff by calling (209) 8475296 or by email at rwikoff1@comcast.net.

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s part of its primary focus, the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation has established a Pediatric Trauma Prevention grant to help Kiwanis clubs start up a Pediatric Trauma Prevention project. Grants are awarded to clubs for projects that seek to prevent or treat pediatric trauma—defined as sudden, unintentional physical injury. Many times a Kiwanis club will give up on a worthwhile project because the funds required to get the project started are not available. To assist clubs in developing pediatric prevention projects, the Kiwanis Cal-Nev‐Ha Foundation makes available Pediatric Trauma Prevention grants for new projects by providing matching start-up funds, up to $2,000. The Foundation Board of Directors established a maximum to ensure an optimum number of clubs will be able to participate in the program. Your club can help prevent unintentional injuries in your community by sponsoring a service

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project on topics such as, bicycle safety, bicycle helmets, booster seats, child abuse prevention, child passenger safety, child safety seats, Children’s Miracle Network, fire prevention, first aid and CPR, home safety, immunizations, injury prevention, pediatric trauma, playground safety, poison prevention, safety belts, smoking awareness and water safety. Your club or Service Leadership club can start a new PTP program and the Foundation will provide matching funds to help make the program a success. If your grant is approved, you and your club agree to furnish the Kiwanis Cal‐Nev‐Ha Foundation with a follow-up grant report and funds expenditure report within 30 days of the end of the grant period. As part of your follow-up report, the Foundation requests photos and other data that would best convey how your grant was used and how providing this funding recognized the Kiwanis family. For more information, visit www.cnhfoundation.org/ supports/PTP.html.

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How you can help Make a donation today to the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation

Champions for Children:

To help our donors become more involved in our projects, we created Champions for Children, an annual sustaining donor program which provides the Foundation with an unrestricted source of revenue. This year, First Gentleman John has adopted this program as a way to encourage others to support his First Gentleman’s focus. For more information about the Champions for Children initiative, including how to become a Champion and receive a commemorative pin, visit cnhfoundation.org. Donations to Champions for Children are set up as monthly automatic deductions from your credit card or debit card.

Distinguished Service Award (DSA):

This Foundation award is presented to a Kiwanian or community member in appreciation for “many hours of service to Kiwanis and the community.” Distinguished Service Awards support our Pediatric Trauma Program, club grants, Service Leadership Programs Scholarships & Leadership Training and our other program services. A Distinguished Service Award is available for a $150 one-time donation and can come from your club’s service account.

Friends of the Foundation:

Friends of the Foundation support the Foundation’s Service Leadership Programs (SLP) Scholarship Fund, or may designate their contribution as unrestricted, allowing the Board to allocate the contribution depending on the current need. Yearly gifts of all sizes are accepted. For as little as $100 per year you too can become a Friend of the Foundation and receive a beautiful plaque that can be updated yearly with your continued support.

Kiwanis Professional Center:

Support the Kiwanis Professional Center through the purchase of “Building Bricks.” Commemorative inscribed bricks are available and are a thoughtful way to memorialize an event, a club or a person. Bricks are available in incriments of $150, $250, $500 or $1,000, depending on the amount of wording inscribed. An original brick is placed at the Kiwanis Professional Center. A keepsake brick is available for an additional fee for you or your honoree.

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THANK YOU TO THESE $100 SPONSORS OF “THE OBJECTS OF KIWANIS” for 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 –DIVISION 38– –DIVISION 23– Imm. Past Gov. Past District Treasurer Al Sieczkowski Richard & Cheryl Olmstead –DIVISION 3– –DIVISION 24– –DIVISION 39– Past Foundation President Past Lt. Gov. Richard Benitez Kiwanis Club of Shasta Dam Pat & Pam Liddell Past Lt. Gov. Hilding Larson To give primacy to the human and spiritual Past President Jimmy Quinonez rather than to the material values of life. –DIVISION 41– –DIVISION 6– Kiwanis Club of Laguna Hills–DIVISION 27– Past Lt. Gov. To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule Kiwanis Club of Greater Lodi Saddleback Dennis & Heather Hodges in all human relationships. Kiwanis Club of Uptown Past Lt. Gov. Tony & Dianne Montalbo –DIVISION 42– Riverside Kiwanis Club of Camarillo –DIVISION 28– To promote the adoption and the application Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks Marti Marek –DIVISION 11– of higher social, business and professional Lt. Gov. Larry Petrik Past Lt. Gov. Tom Bauer standards. –DIVISION 45– Past Lt. Gov. Len Yelinek Past Gov. Kiwanis Club of Las Vegas Strip –DIVISION 14– To develop, by precept and example, a more Tom & Cheryl Millham Kiwanis Club of Early Risersintelligent, aggressive and serviceable –DIVISION 31– Yuba City citizenship. –DIVISION 47– Foundation Exec. Director Past Lt. Gov. Dave Knackert Pete & Dianne Horton –DIVISION 15– To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical Imm. Past District Governor Past Lt. Gov. Sheri Haendiges means to form enduring friendships, to Gary & Donna Jander Past District Trustee –DIVISION 19– render altruistic service, and to build better To add your Kiwanis Club Ken & Pat Umbarger Past Lt. Gov. John & Elaine Nichelson communities. or individual member as a sponsor, e-mail: –DIVISION 33– –DIVISION 20– christy@cnhkiwanis.org To cooperate in creating and maintaining Kiwanis Club of Westchester, Past Lt. Gov. that sound public opinion and high idealism Bakersfield Bob & Deanne Masino which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will. –DIVISION 34– –DIVISION 22– Past Lt. Gov. Adele Rugg Past Lt. Gov. Judy Litteer —Adopted unanimously at the Past District Trustee Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto 1924 Kiwanis International Convention Roy & Audrey Kagawa in Denver, Colo. after Kiwanis President –DIVISION 37– Edmund Arras gave an empassioned speech explaining the Kiwanis Club of Oceanside Pacific proposed Objects.

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During the same convention, the delegates voted to change the organization’s name to simply “Kiwanis International.”

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