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SunriseKiwanisJulyBlog2020

Finally, Back Together

Finally, together! On June 16th at Butterfly Park, George Vrabel led our first meeting since we shut down in the spring. While things aren’t back to “normal” quite yet, our mission is unchanging. Children in our community are in need and we will continue to help them. The safety and health of our members is […]
SunriseKiwanisJan2020Blog

Meetings at Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis…What are They Like?

In Valparaiso, many people know about Kiwanis, or have heard the name. Valparaiso is fortunate to have two Kiwanis clubs! The Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis meets in the morning and the Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis meets during the afternoon. They are two distinct clubs within the larger Kiwanis International organization. The Sunrise Kiwanis is small, but mighty. We meet every Tuesday at 7:00 […]
SunriseKiwanisJune2020Blog

Summer 2020: Ways for Kids to Give Back

Hurray, school is out! …Now what? Kids in Northwest Indiana have a little extra time on their hands and a well-deserved break. Beyond video games, camping trips, and summer reading – what can kids do this summer? Why not give back to the community? Your children can discover the joy of giving while developing their […]
SunriseKiwanisMay2020Blog

How to Give Back While Social Distancing

In the wake of the coronavirus, COVID-19, our Valparaiso community needs us more than ever. Although, how can you help your community while keeping your distance? Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis is all about giving back to children in our community. Despite the pandemic, we are moving forward with our mission. Anyone interested in joining or donating […]
SunriseMarch2020Blog

Pressing On!

At Valpo Sunrise Kiwanis, we are people-centered. We enjoy each other’s company during weekly meetings and appreciate working side-by-side on all of our projects. Sadly, COVID-19 is affecting our ability to safely be together. For that reason, we have postponed our meetings at Viking Chili Bowl until further notice. However, we are pressing on towards […]
KiwanisFeb2020Blog

Why Give Back All Year?

During the holidays, we remember those without the warmth of a home, shiny gifts around a tree, and delicious family meals. Sure, it is easy to remember to give our hearts to the needy during holidays. However, children in our community are in need year-round. At Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis, we work all year to support […]
VSKDec2019Blog

Why Get Involved in Your Community

Do you have time, talent, or treasure that could be put to use? Perhaps it’s time to get involved with your community with an organization like Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis. We are a group of your neighbors dedicated to improving the lives of our children. We do a lot of fun things every year and we […]
SunriseKiwanisOct2019Blog

How Kiwanis Helps Your Community

Kiwanis is a global organization with the mission to change the world one community at a time. At Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis, we love supporting Valparaiso! Sunrise Kiwanis is actively involved in a variety of programs to raise funds that directly support our Valparaiso youth and families. It is who we are! The proceeds generated from […]
SunriseKiwanisSep2019Blog

Here’s Why Kids Need Kiwanis

Kids play an important role in the world. We need children to make our world brighter, happier, and more magical. They remind us of the true meaning of life. As much as we need them, they need us more. That is what Kiwanis is all about! Our members are dedicated to helping children and families […]
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Benefits of Kiwanis and How to Join

Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Today, we stand with more than 550,000 members from K-Kids to Key Club to Kiwanis and many ages in between in 80 countries and geographic areas. Each community has different needs, and […]