Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club

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14th annual Golf FORE Children Set for August 15th, 2017
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The 14th annual Golf FORE Children event will bring smiles to the participants the day of the event and smiles to children of the Fox Cities throughout the rest of the year. 
14th annual Golf FORE Children Set for August 15th, 2017 Jarrad Bittner and Harriet Redman 2017-08-15 05:00:00Z
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Awarded Silver "Today Club" Honor
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The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis has been honored by the international Kiwanis Children's Fund for it's giving to the kid-focused charity during the 2015-2016 year. The Appleton Kiwanians received word of their silver-level recognition at its April 28 weekly meeting.
 
 
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Awarded Silver "Today Club" Honor Anthony Snyder 2017-05-19 05:00:00Z
Appleton-Fox Cities Loss to 3-2-1 Club Tempered by Service-Oriented Interclub
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After a decade of wins by the Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis in the annual Kiwanis Trivia Night, the 2017 team feel to defeat to the Appleton 3-2-1 Club.  In a show of good sportsmanship, Appleton-Fox Cities members volunteered at the 3-2-1 Club's electronic recycling event on May 13th at Festival on Northland Avenue.
 
 
Appleton-Fox Cities Loss to 3-2-1 Club Tempered by Service-Oriented Interclub Anthony Snyder 2017-05-13 05:00:00Z
Club Elections Yield New Leaders for 2017-2018 Kiwanis Year
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On May 12th, the Appleton Fox Cities held the Annual Club Meeting which included elections for the 2017-2018 Kiwanis year.
Club Elections Yield New Leaders for 2017-2018 Kiwanis Year Jay Stephany 2017-05-12 05:00:00Z
Larry “Bogey” and Sue Bogenschutz Named Honorary Club Members
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During the April 7 weekly meeting of the Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis, President Anthony Snyder presented two certificates of honorary Kiwanis membership to Larry “Bogey” and Sue Bogenschutz, owners of Atlas Water Front Café and Gathering Room. 
 
Larry “Bogey” and Sue Bogenschutz Named Honorary Club Members Anthony Snyder 2017-04-07 05:00:00Z
Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis Named a “Round Robin” Award Winner
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On Friday, April 7, Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis President Anthony Snyder presented member John Day with the Round Robin Award from the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Kiwanis District for the 2015-2016 year.
 
Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis Named a “Round Robin” Award Winner Anthony Snyder 2017-04-07 05:00:00Z
Kidz Expo aims to start new Fox Cities tradition
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APPLETON - When Quarry Quest called it quits about a year and a half ago, it left a lot of people who played a role in organizing the annual and wildly popular family-friendly event with some free time on their hands.
Kidz Expo aims to start new Fox Cities tradition Shane Nyman , USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin 2017-03-19 05:00:00Z
Kiwanis Supports National Pancake Day for Children's Hospital of WI
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Appleton Fox-Cites Kiwanis Club and the Golden K Kiwanis Club joined in the fundraising opportunity of The National Pancake Day, for IHOP (International House of Pancakes) and the Children's Miracle Network hospitals, Tuesday, March 7, 2017,
Kiwanis Supports National Pancake Day for Children's Hospital of WI Sarah Long-Radloff 2017-03-07 06:00:00Z
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers
The 2015-2016 Kiwanis year was another outstanding year for the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis service club and celebrated the year at their recognition breakfast on September 30th at Atlas Coffee Mill in Appleton.  The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club provided over 2,000 hours of service to the community during the Kiwanis calendar year.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers 2016-10-02 00:00:00Z
13th annual Golf FORE Children Raises $16,000 for Children’s Charities
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Seventy-nine golfers participated in the 13th annual Golf FORE Children held on August 16th at Royal St. Patrick’s in Wrightstown.  The event raised $16,000, according to a statement released by organizers.

 
13th annual Golf FORE Children Raises $16,000 for Children’s Charities Jay Stephany 2016-09-14 00:00:00Z
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Holds Annual Inspirational Breakfast
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On Friday, May 20th, the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis hosted their annual Inspirational Breakfast at Atlas Coffee Mill. It was a great morning to show our guests what Kiwanis is all about. Along with great fellowship during breakfast, Kiwanis presented a $1,000 check to the Community Early Learning Center, which is a multi-agency center that helps to ensure that by age 5, children of the Fox Valley have the foundation to achieve their full potential. 
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Holds Annual Inspirational Breakfast 2016-05-25 00:00:00Z
AKtion Club Chili Dinner With Mayor Hanna
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At their April 27, 2016 meeting, the Fox Valley AKtion Club members had a special guest cooking for them. Appleton’s Mayor Tim Hanna shared his talents as a chef by making and serving his famous chili.
AKtion Club Chili Dinner With Mayor Hanna 2016-04-27 00:00:00Z
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Brings Holiday Cheers to 100 Youth
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On Saturday, December 5th, the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club and the Appleton North Key Club hosted a Breakfast with Santa for around 100 children from various nonprofit agencies.  The youth spend the morning at the Building for Kids having breakfast, meeting Santa, (who had presents for them) and playing in the museum.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Brings Holiday Cheers to 100 Youth 2015-12-08 00:00:00Z
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers
The 2014-2015 Kiwanis year was another outstanding year for the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis service club and celebrated the year at their recognition breakfast on September 25th at the Grand Meridian in Appleton.  The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club provided over 2,800 hours of service to the community during the Kiwanis calendar year.
 
 
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers 2015-09-25 00:00:00Z
Join us for the 40th Annual Appleton Old Car Show and Swap Meet
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The Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis Club is ready once again for the 40th annual Appleton Old Car Show and Swap Meet. This family fun event is scheduled for Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at Pierce Park in Appleton.

 
Join us for the 40th Annual Appleton Old Car Show and Swap Meet Jay Stephany
Help for the Homeless Donations Top $377,000!
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The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club has once again partnered with 91.9/91.5 The Family and the Help the Homeless Campaign. Our club delivered the boxes to the various locations and also helped with the pick-up efforts.
Help for the Homeless Donations Top $377,000! Heidi Prahl
Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanians Strengthen Club through Education
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More than a dozen members of the Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis attended a weekend training experience designed to boost their understanding of Kiwanis, gain additional ideas as club leaders and have a little fun in the process.
 
Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanians Strengthen Club through Education
Kidz Expo Starts New Fox Cities Family Tradition
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On Saturday, April 8th, the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club embarked on a new family tradition in the Fox Cities.  As a replacement to a popular family outing called Quarry Quest, the Kiwanis club now looks to fill a void for families looking for fun on a Spring Saturday.  The Kidz Expo is a free family event that looks to bring fun, be educational, and help kids be adventurous.

 
Kidz Expo Starts New Fox Cities Family Tradition
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Supports the "Help for the Homeless" Campaign
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“I don't know what I would do if I couldn't have a shower and clean clothes. Being homeless is one thing but trying not to look or smell homeless is everything to me.  Thank you so much for your hygiene donations!-Fox Valley Warming Shelter Client
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Supports the "Help for the Homeless" Campaign
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Starts Holiday Season with City Park Tree Lighting
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Nothing says Christmas time like the Christmas tree! The smell of the pine, the twinkling of the lights – it’s magical.  What also is magical about the holiday season is volunteering.  The Appleton Christmas Parade committee was seeking a volunteer organization to take ownership over the Tree Lighting Ceremony in City Park prior to the Appleton Christmas Parade and the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis was up to the task. 
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Starts Holiday Season with City Park Tree Lighting
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Completes “Gift of Play” Project at Green Meadow Park
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In celebration of Kiwanis International celebrating 100 years of community service, the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club partnered with the Appleton Parks, Recreation and Facilities Management Department to install 2-5 year old focused playground equipment to Green Meadow Park in Appleton.    The Kiwanis Club’s “Gift of Play” investment to the park was around $12,000.  The playground build happened on July 11th and with 20 members putting the equipment together, by 12:00pm the new playground system was complete. 
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Completes “Gift of Play” Project at Green Meadow Park
Become a Fan of Fox Cities Kiwanis on Facebook
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Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis is now on Facebook.
Become a Fan of Fox Cities Kiwanis on Facebook Jay Stephany
Another country eliminates MNT!
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We have wonderful news to share! The World Health Organization’s validation survey confirmed that Mauritania has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Thanks to the generosity of Kiwanis members around the world, UNICEF and its partners, 36 countries have now officially declared victory over the pain and suffering of MNT. We are changing the world.

 
Another country eliminates MNT!
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Brings Holiday Cheers to Almost 90 Youth
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On Saturday, December 6th volunteers from the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club and around 90 children from various nonprofit agencies spend the morning at the Building for Kids having breakfast, meeting Santa, (who had presents for them) and playing in the museum.
 
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Brings Holiday Cheers to Almost 90 Youth
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers

The 2013-2014 Kiwanis year was another outstanding year for the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis service club and celebrated the year at their recognition breakfast on September 26th at the Grand Meridian in Appleton.  The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club provided over 2,800 hours of service to the community during the Kiwanis calendar year.
 
 

Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers Jay Stephany
Horizon's Middle School Coffee Can Collection a Success
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The coffee can collection was initially a rain out at Horizons school. That, however, did not dampen the volunteer spirit of our young second grade friends at Horizons. We were able to reschedule last week and provide the Salvation Army ...with a load of coffee for their meal program.

 
Horizon's Middle School Coffee Can Collection a Success Thomas Mangold
Ron Steindorf Awarded 2014 Bert Grover Child Advocacy Award
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If you ask a member of the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis club about the volunteering that we do, you will find that volunteering extends past Kiwanis service projects.

 

Ron Steindorf Awarded 2014 Bert Grover Child Advocacy Award Jay Stephany
What is Kiwanis??
Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service-minded men and women who respond to the unique needs of their communities and address worldwide issues by "Serving the Children of the World."
What is Kiwanis?? Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club Partners in Refugee Resettlement
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The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club is proud to partner with Lawrence University, The City of Appleton, and World Relief to welcome new refugees to the community and need we need your help!
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club Partners in Refugee Resettlement Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club Donates $1,000 to Community Clothes Closet
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At a recent club meeting, the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club presented a check to John Mendoza who visited our meeting as a representative from the Community Clothes Closet. Our donation will help continue the mission of the Fox Valley non-profit. One of our longstanding service project partnerships, the Community Clothes Closet distributes over 25,000 items of clothing each month to needy families in the area.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club Donates $1,000 to Community Clothes Closet Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Awards $5,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits
The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club recently delivered $5,000 in annual donations to various nonprofits and community projects in the Fox Valley community.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Awards $5,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers

The 2012-2013 Kiwanis year was another outstanding year for the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis service club and celebrated the year at their recognition breakfast on September 27th at the Thompson Community Center in Appleton. The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club provided over 2,500 hours of service to the community during the Kiwanis calendar year.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Announces Award Recipients and New Officers Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Ready to Supports Annual Help for the Homeless Campaign
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The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club has once again partnered with 91.9/91.5 The Family and the 22nd annual Help the Homeless Campaign.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Ready to Supports Annual Help for the Homeless Campaign John Polansky
The Eliminate Project
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It would be difficult to explain, in a few short words, why we, as American Kiwanis, should become passionate about the Eliminate Project that Kiwanis International has adopted as our next world project.
The Eliminate Project Sara Schnell
January Service Project Fun at Habitat Restore
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Indoor service projects in January are hard to find but our club had a chance once again this year to support the Habitat Restore. We will be working with the Habitat Restore on a variety of projects, merchandising of the sales floor or other small items that are needed. This is a great indoor project.
January Service Project Fun at Habitat Restore Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Supports Give a Child a Book Campaign
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Terry Dawson, director of the Appleton Public Library, spoke with our club Dec. 3 about the Friends of Appleton Public Library's 12th annual Give a Child a Book Campaign.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Supports Give a Child a Book Campaign Kara Patterson
AKtion Club Helps Support Holiday Projects
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We all know that the holiday season is a busy time for Santa. As one of its December service projects, the AKtion Club of the Fox Cities wrapped 60 gifts for Santa during one of our regular club meetings. The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club, one of the sponsoring Kiwanis Clubs of the AKtion Club, gave out the gifts on December 4th during their breakfast with Santa at the Building for Kids, our local children's museum.
AKtion Club Helps Support Holiday Projects Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Provide Food Baskets to the Less Fortunate
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The holiday season is fast approaching, and once again our club partnered with the Salvation Army to provide food baskets to some needy families in the Fox Cities. Thanks to Renee Waterman and Maria Van Lannen for doing the shopping this year.
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Provide Food Baskets to the Less Fortunate Jay Stephany
Harbor House Carpet Tearing Project
The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club over the years has supported the Harbor House in a variety of ways. Our club members have painted rooms and hallways, laid carpet in their new addition, and coordinated donation drives.
Harbor House Carpet Tearing Project Jay Stephany
Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Supports 2010 Boo Bash Event
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Boo Bash 2010 was a great success and the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club supported the event on a variety of different levels.

Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Supports 2010 Boo Bash Event Jay Stephany
Kiwanis AKtion Club Receives $600 Donation
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On September 18th, members of the West Business Services sales teams took part in the sand sculpture contest at a fox cities event called Quarry Quest. Quarry Quest is a yearly event held in Neenah, WI.

Quarry Quest was created in 1999 by a team of community-minded organizations to help provide a better understanding of the construction and mining industries to the children of all ages while also raising funds for local charitable organizations. Involvement equals 250 businesses and nearly 1,000 volunteers. In ten years, the event has attracted 150,000 people and raised over $750,000 for charity.
Kiwanis AKtion Club Receives $600 Donation Jay Stephany