- The schedule for the upcoming Peanut Days is now online.
Please check your schedule. If you see an error our
would like your name added please contact Judy or Ken
CLICK HERE for the current volunteer
8/3/09 - Key Club faculty advisor Darcey Helmick
attended the Monday meeting with four new Key Club officers
for the 2009-2010 school year. Left to right, Darcey,
Cassie Grimm (President), Amy Wilson (Vice President),
Katie Haake (Secretary) and Chase Kauffman
(Editor/Webmaster). The position of Treasurer has not
yet been filled.
The Tuscola Kiwanis Club was proud to award four $750
scholarships during the Tuscola Community High School's
Honors Night Program. This years winners were Mariah
Brookins, Courtney Day, Michael Ovca and Kelsey Phipps.
The scholarships were presented by our president, Janet
Butler. Click Here for a
history of our club's scholarships and prior recipients.
Photos Courtesy of
Douglas Cottle - ©2009
IEA/NEA (Illinois Education Association/ National Education
Association) Region 8 presented a plaque and certificate to
the Tuscola Kiwanis Club in recognition of the club's
dedication to pubic education in the Tuscola Community Unit
District #301. Janet Butler, Club President, and
Jeannine Fortney accepted the plaque and certificate on
behalf of the club.
Welcome new members Casey Higgins and Diana Phillips-Gray.
Casey and Diana were inducted at our April 6th meeting.
Sponsored by Kim Higgins and Janet Butler.
Left to Right: Kim, Casey, Diana and Janet
Our very own Club President, Janet Butler was honored as a
Distinguished Member by Kiwanis International.
A Division 27 meeting was held on Saturday, February 28th
(just as our annual pancake breakfast was winding down) to
elect new Division officers for the 2009-2010 club year
(starting October 1, 2009). Our very own Club
President, Janet Butler, was elected Lt. Governor-Elect.
Update - As you may have noticed, there has been a
major re-design of our website. Please let me know if
you find any typos, inaccuracies, or links that don't work.
Charter Presentation - Mark your calendars. The
Tuscola Kiwanis Key Club Charter Presentation will be held
at the Tuscola Community Building at 2pm on Sunday, January
25, 2009. Please attend and show your support for the
charter members of the Tuscola Kiwanis Key Club.
Toast - Our own Poet Laureate, Dave Dobson has done it
again. Dave premiered a new song and toast at our
January 5th meeting. It was a hit with everyone.
(to the tune of “I’ve Been Working on the
We are members of Kiwanis,
Oh so proud to be.
A club where kids depend upon us,
In a country brave and free.
Our joy is found in helping others,
To be the best they can.
So work together member brothers,
Opportunity’s at hand.
We flip the pancakes and sell peanuts,
Have lots of fish to fry.
Our scholarships we gladly offer,
Encourage them to try.
Key Clubbers are our future leaders,
The K-Kids are the most.
So raise your glasses you Kiwanians,
And let’s propose a toast.
(You can download a printable copy