About Us

The Stilwell Kiwanis Club meets at noon every Tuesday at East Park Diner on Highway 51 East of Stilwell.  (Contact us)   

The club sponsors the annual Strawberry Festival, which provides several days of activites and fun for thousands of residents of all ages.   

Club Calendar

Strawberry Festival

The Strawberry Festival is the Stilwell Kiwanis Club's primary fundraising project and provides the resources for many service projects during the year, including the following:

Fourth of July Fireworks

The annual Independence Day fireworks show on top of Davis Mountain is a joint project with the City of Stilwel.  This spectacular show is visable not only in the city but also  in many of the surrounding rural areas.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Egg hunt at Adair Park is enjoyed by hundreds of area youth.  Drawings for numerous prizes  add to this annual event.

What is Kiwanis?

  

Kiwanis  is a global organization of member-volunteers who are dedicated to  changing the world, one child and one community at a time. As with  Kiwanis International, the primary purpose of the Stilwell Kiwanis Club  is to sponsor programs that benefit children in the community. The club  also offers opportunities for members to be involved in civic activities  that benefit the community while networking with other community  leaders.​


Kiwanis Objects

Since 1924 the six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International have been:

  1. To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
  2.  To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
  3. To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business, and professional standards.
  4. To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.
  5. To  provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring  friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build better  communities.
  6. To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound  public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of  righteousness, justice, patriotism, and goodwill. .

Miss Cobie Bunch, 2018 Division 31 Sophomore of the Year

Miss Cobie Bunch, representing Stilwell High School, received the 2018 Division 31 Sophomore of the Year award at this year's Texas-Oklahoma District Kiwanis convention in Abilene, Texas.  This is the first time that a student from Adair County has won this award.  In addition to a plaque and certificate from the Texas-Oklahoma District, she will receive a $600 scholarship when she enrolls in an institution of higher learning after her graduation.  Congratulations, Cobie!


Membership

In order to work with youth (which is the focus of Kiwanis) all members must pass a background check.


The Kiwanis year begins on October 1 and ends on September 30.  Dues for 2018-2019:

Including noon meals - $400 a year  

Without the meals included - $250 a year

 Retirees over 65 without meals - $185 a year 


Dues are reduced:

25% when joining after January 1

50% when joining after March 1

75% when joining after June 1

Application for Kiwanis Grant

GRANT REQUEST FORM (pdf)

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