Kiwanis International

Site: Kiwanis Club of Ridgetown

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-674-2874 (Debbie Button)
Fax 519-674-0568
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) "Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicted to changing the world; one child and one community at a time." We assist with community service and children * Main annual events - Santa Claus Parade, 4-H Banquet, Teddy Bear Picnic, Robarts Golf Tournament, Trivia Quiz Nights, Downhill Derby * Club's Board of Directors and Executive meet monthly to address each request for financial assistance on it's own merit, requests for funding must be submitted in writing complete with all pertinent details of the funding request; must be addressed to the attention of the Board of Directors 
Our many service projects include: 
•Donation of library books to the four Ridgetown schools 
•Sponsorship of the summer reading program at the library 
•Organizing the Santa Claus parade 
•Organizing the Teddy Bear picinic held each year in support of the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario 
•Organizing the Downhill Derby held each year 
•Support of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance 
•Support of local youth sports programmes 
•Support of the Eastern Canada and Caribbean District HIV/AIDS project 
•Highway clean up  
•Stewards of the wood lot adjacent to the golf course 
•Scholarships for Ridgetown District High School graduates  
•Elemenatary School graduation awards  
Our commitment to young people is epitomized by our Service Leadership Programmes. The Kiwanis Club of Ridgetown are proud sponsors of: 
•Ridgetown District High School Key Club 
•Aktion Club of Ridgetown
Hours 6:30 pm
Meetings Thu 6:30pm at Presbyterian Church; supper meeting September thru June, July & August meetings at varying locations
Areas Served Ridgetown
Eligibility Children;Adults; Seniors; Male; Female
Application By phone; Attend Meeting; Application Process Required; Referral Needed to join
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Membership ; $40 per/mth includes cost of meals
Agency Information
Established October 1, 1947
Primary Executive Allen Ure, President
Alternate Executive Jim Millar, Vice-President
Funding Fundraising ; Membership fees
Elections May; New officers take over October 1
Site Information
Located In Community Ridgetown
Address & Map
Mount Zion Presbyterian Church
59 Main St E
Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0
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Intersection Main St E and Church St
Mailing Address PO Box 1642 
Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Meeting is held in basement which is accessed by stairs

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