Committees

Our Kiwanis club participates in a variety of projects throughout the year that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide.
Below are the projects and activities in which we are currently involved.

Committee Chairperson(s) Description
Adopt A Spot Steve Worthington, Dan Robinson We plant flowers and landscape at the intersection of Lincoln and Vann in Evansville.
Audit Steve Worthington A yearly review of our finances.
Back to School JoAnn Laugel, Sharon Johnson We provide school essentials and dinner to underprivileged children in Evansville.
Banquet Angie Connelly, Martha Seal Each fall we gather for an evening dinner to celebrate the the end of the Kiwanis year.
Baseball & Softball Awards Steven M. Theising, Jay Inman We honor area high school baseball and softball players.
BBQ Sale Terry Davis We sell smoked ribs to fund our monthly Dream Center meals.
Blood Drive Marion Judy, Charley Beck  
Bring Up Grades Program Sylvia DeVault Commonly known as BUG program. The program recognizes students who raise their grades.
Celebration / Bereavement / Illness Bill Rogers, Thelma Whoberry  
Circle K – UE Sylvia DeVault, JoAnn Laugel A GR sponsored collegiate service organization.
Community 1 Jack Arney  
Directory Sharon Johnson  
Dream Center Terry Davis We provide dinner once a month to the Dream Center located in Evansville.
Easter Seals Dialing & Dueling Helen Fisher We actively raise money for the annual Easter Seals Telethon.
Electronic Communication/Website Martha Seal, Amy Fehn This committee is responsible for updating our Facebook page and website.
Firefighter Breakfast Ed Zeimer, Jay Inman We recognize our local firefighters at a morning breakfast.
Golf Awards Dan Oates, Jay Inman We honor area high school  golf players.
Golf Outing for Riley Hospital Ed Ziemer, Bill Brackett, Ken Shoup, Skip Borre We host an annual golf scramble to raise funds for Riley Children’s Hospital.
Happy Dollar Debbie Kassenbrock Members can present a dollar to mark a ‘happy’ moment. These could include a anniversay, birth of a child or grandchild, job promotion, etc.
House Committee Helen Fisher, Jay Inman, Ezra Smith, Jennifer West This committee is responsible for setting up our meeting room each week.
Interclubs and Recorder Bob Bock This committee is responsible for reporting when members visit other Southwind clubs.
Jim Byers All Sports Award Gene VanStone  
Key Club – Evansville Christian School Jack Arney Key Club is a student-led Kiwanis organization.
Key Club – Harrison High School Greg Small, Debbie Kassenbrock Key Club is a student-led Kiwanis organization.
Key Club – Memorial High School Steven M. Theising Key Club is a student-led Kiwanis organization.
Kiwanian of the Year Sharon Johnson, Don Johnson  
Lacrosse Awards Bryan Ruder, Jay Inman We honor area high school  lacrosse players.
Managing Funding Requests Amy Fehn  
Marketing/PR Martha Seal  
Membership/Retention Steve Page, Sharon Johnson, Debbie Kassenbrock  
Morning Meeting Duties Jay Inman This committee is responsible for finding volunteers each week to sell hot-pot tickets, conduct our Song, Pledge and Prayer.
New Member Orientation Don Johnson  
Newsletter Editor Mona Meyer This committee is responsible for writing the weekly Newsletter.
Newsletter Publisher Bob Naas This committee is responsible for distributing the weekly Newsletter.
On-line Auction Martha Seal  
Photographer Martha Seal, Don Johnson  
Poinsettia Sales Bill Elgin, Bill Rogers, Steve Worthington We sell poinsettias to fund the many programs throughout the year.
Point Czar Joe Miller  
Programs Dan Robinson  
Raffle Fundraiser Don Apple, Tom Kassenbrock  
Riley Walk JoAnn Laugel, Sharon Johnson, John Worthington A Southwind Division project that raises funds for Riley Children’s Hospital.
Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights Gil Bockelman Over several nights we work the admissions gate at the annual Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing Jim Beck, Susan DeHaven, Terry Davis Each Christmas season, club members ring the bell to help raise funds for the Salvation Army.
Santa Auction Jay Inman, terry White At a weekly meeting, members bring in items to auction off to raise funds for the local Santa Clothes Club event.
Santa Breakfast JoAnn Laugel, Sharon Johnson We provide Christmas presents and breakfast to underprivileged children in Evansville.
Scholarships: Shike & Dyer Debbie Kassenbrock, Steven M. Theising  
Senior Project Bob Naas, Steve Worthington, John Worthington Each Christmas season we delivery food baskets to the needy in Evansville.
Sergeant of Arms Rett Larimore  
Soccer Awards Bryan Ruder, Jay Inman We honor area high school soccer players.
Social, Dinner Night Out Bob Zimmerman, Sonny Brucken, Martha Seal Club members gather for evening social dinners.
Special Olympics Jack Arney, Bryan Ruder, Don Johnson, Ed Ziemer We encourage the participants in the Special Olympic Area Tournament.
Spiritual Aims Jack Arney, Loren Carter, Danny Barr  
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4H Fair
Amy Fehn, Gary Pilcher We work the main admission gate of the annual 4H Fair.