Come and Join a Terrific Service Club!
In our Owen Sound Kiwanis Club, our priority is helping children. Please come out and join us at our meetings on the first Thursdays for lunch at 12:10 and the third Thursday at 6 p.m. for dinner at the Inn on the Bay. For the time and place of these and other events, check out our Events Page. To read about our weekly activities browse to our The Builder Page to find our latest news!
Making a Difference in 2016!
Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound members gathered at the site of Chapman House in June to present a cheque for $125, 000 to the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce Executive Director Scott Lovell. The money donated will provide the necessary funds to help build a Kiwanis children's playroom at the hospice.
Gary Levine Elected to Kiwanis International Board
The Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound is pleased to announce that Past Governor of Eastern Canada and Caribbean, Gary Levine was elected to the position of International Trustee for Canada and the Caribbean to the Board of Kiwanis International. He was elected at our 100th Anniversary of Kiwanis in Canada Convention, May 2016, in Hamilton Ontario.
Attending the convention were Kiwanis delegates and guests from Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, PEI,17 nations of the Caribbean and two countries in South America.
The opportunity to run for this position comes only once every 6 years. It was over 35 years ago that Ray Allen, a distinguished member of the Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound, was elected to this position.Our Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound, Division 8 is indeed proud of International Trustee Gary Levine.
International Trustee Gary Levine Photo by James Masters Owen Sound Sun Times
Our Anniversary Year 2015!
We celebrated 100 years of the founding of Kiwanis in 2015. Our own club is proud to be in our 91st year of serving Owen Sound.
President Paul Strimas, PP Elwood Moore (Centennial Medal Recipient and Kiwanis International President Dr. John Button (May 2015)
Former Kiwanis Governor, Gary Levine worked with club members to commemorate our 90th anniversary with the following video retrospective
Our newest Kiwanis International initiative is to promote and build stronger clubs. Love i! Share it! Live it! Everyone has their own reasons for joining a Service Club. Have a closer look at our Kiwanians throughout the world and here in Owen Sound in the video below.
The Grand Opening of Our
Kiwanis SK8 and Bike Park
Photo submitted by: Past President Kevin Dandeno
The ribbon cutting took place on June 28th, 2014.