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Past Activities
Our club meets every Thursday at the Two Rivers Convention Center, at 1st and Main from 12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m.  Time is set aside for lunch, fellowship, and to conduct club business. The remainder of the meeting is reserved for a brief, but informative program of general interest to the membership. 

We are an active club providing a variety of activities to support Kiwanis International and it’s young children Priority One projects. 

 

Our ongoing activities include: 
  • Pancake Day -our June fundraiser with proceeds going to local nonprofits that benefit young children.
       
  • Sponsorship of two Key Clubs - local high school youth involved in club leadership and community service projects. 
       
  • Co-Sponsorship of the Grand Junction Aktion Club
       
  • Young Student of the Month - honors an outstanding student from each area high school during the school year. 
       
  • Camp Kiwanis - providing camp experience to youth with emphasis on underprivileged youth - located on beautiful Grand Mesa. 
       
  • Monthly Informal Social Activities
       
  • Sponsor and Host - a Junior College baseball team during the JUCO World Series.
     
  • Annual Rocky Mountain District Governor’s Dinner - to meet our new governor.
       
  • Quarterly Food Drive for the community food bank
       
  • Annual Bell Ringing and member donations to benefit the Salvation Army. We enjoy spirited competition with the Downtown Rotary Club. 
       
  • Annual Kiwanis Sponsored Service Club Golf Tournament. 
       
  • Periodic Interclub Meetings with our fellow Division 7 members from Black Canyon, Delta, Gunnison, Hotchkiss and Montrose. 
       
  • Beef Raffle - Raffle off beef that is purchased at the local 4-H auction. 
       
  • Annual Christmas Program for kids and grand kids of club members. 
       
  • Annual Christmas Dinner/Dance for members and guests. 
       
  • Annual Charter Luncheon to celebrate our club’s original charter and to honor the Kiwanis’ Grand Junction “Citizen of the Year.” 
       
  • College Scholarship Programs for outstanding Key Club members. Funded by the annual Kiwanis sponsored Service Club Golf Tournament.
       
  • Red Crawford Scholarship Fund - Scholarships for UTEC Students. 
 
In recent years, proceeds from Pancake Day and Oktoberfest have gone to benefit the following: 
 
  • Kids Voting
  • Partners of Mesa County
  • Senior Scholarship Program
  • Mesa Developmental Services
  • Grand Valley Catholic Outreach
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Marillac Clinic
  • Marillac Dental Clinic
  • Hospice & Pallative Care of Western Colorado
  • Girl Scouts of Chipeta Council
  • Special Olympics Colorado
  • Western Colorado Math & Science Center
  • Girls on the Run
  • Western Colorado Suicide Prevention Foundation
  • Mesa County Meth Task Force
  • Strong Families Safe Kids
  • Hilltop Community Resources
  • CASA of Mesa County
  • Community Food Bank
  • Camp Hope at Camp Kiwanis
  • West Slope Center for Children