Kiwanis Honors Palm Crest “Terrific Kids”

Members of the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada recently honored Palm Crest School “Terrific Kids” during its luncheon meeting. Member Pat Flynn coordinated the event and each student was introduced by club members. Terrific Kids is a regular Kiwanis program and event. Students are invited, along with their parents, to attend the meeting and to […]

Kiwanis Scholarships Awarded

Kiwanis Scholarships Awarded

The Kiwanis Club of Montrose-La Crescenta with President Lynn McGinnis hosted its annual scholarship awards dinner on May 9. The Montrose-La Crescenta Kiwanis Foundation funds the scholarship program that awarded 11 scholarships, totaling $5800, to graduating high school seniors from Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools. This year’s awardees included Helen Mushegian who received […]

Former CIA Agent Revisits Pearl Harbor for Kiwanis

Hanumi (Jack) Kojimoto was a teenager in San Francisco when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Kojimoto’s family, like other Japanese-Americans, was interned in Utah for the duration of the war. Kojimoto went on to college after the war and was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to work in Japan […]

Bowling Fun Plus More with Montrose-La Crescenta Kiwanis

In October, the Montrose-La Crescenta Kiwanis, with president Lynn McGinnis, hosted the second annual Giant Interclub and Bowling Challenge at Montrose Bowl. Teams from seven Division 3 Kiwanis Clubs competed for high scores and their chance to receive this year’s bowling trophy. The current Division 3 Kiwanis Lt. Governor Cathy Keen was the inspiration for […]

Kiwanis Teams Up for Community Center

Members of the Noon Kiwanis Club of La Cañada teamed up this Sunday to build another addition to the La Cañada Flintridge Community Center. Members of the club have been involved in providing labor in many projects in the past for the center. This project involved the building of a second storage building to accompany […]

Kiwanis Donate to GAR Services

At its regular dinner meeting at Clancy’s Crab Broiler Restaurant on Tuesday, Aug. 30, the Jewel City Kiwanis Club of Glendale presented a check to Sandy Doughty, executive director of Glendale Assn. for the Retarded Services in Glendale. The donation was much appreciated as Doughty gave a brief history of GAR Services. Founded by Phyllis […]

YWCA of Glendale Receives Jewel City Kiwanis Club of Glendale Donation

At its regular dinner meeting at Clancy’s Crab Broiler Restaurant on Tuesday, Aug. 2, the Jewel City Kiwanis of Glendale presented a check to Michelle Roberts, executive director of the Glendale YWCA. The donation was much appreciated as Roberts explained that approximately 86 women and children needed the services of the Battered Women Shelter last […]

Environmental Toxins Exposed

The members of the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada learned recently that there are 45,000 toxins in the air we breathe everyday. Barbara Spiegel, M.A. guest speaker at the Wednesday luncheon meeting of the club held at Van de Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens, revealed some frightening statistics about toxins in our environment. “You must […]

Kiwanis Helps with STAR Program Funding

The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada, responding to a call for assistance from the City of La Cañada Flintridge through Kiwanis member Councilman Donald Voss, presented a check for $2,000 to the city for the Success Through Awareness & Resistance – STAR – Program. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department for many years has provided the […]

Local Clergy Recognized by Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada recognized the clergy of the churches of La Cañada Flintridge recently at its weekly luncheon meeting at Descanso Gardens. The club singled out Reverend Skip Lindeman, pastor of the La Cañada Congregational Church, for special honors. Pictured above from left are the clergy who were honored at this special […]