Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Serving the Children of the World
In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees.

Name Chairs Description
Jones, Cidney
The 3-2-1ers Committee is a subset of the Kiwanis Club of Florence. They meet monthly and commit 3 hours on service projects.
Board of Directors
Murphey, Jean
Overall government of the club President: Jean Murphy President Elect: Dick Shores Vice President: Bob Sneddon Secretary: Bill Craig Treasurer: Sandy Strecklair
Builders Club
Wangerin, Lori
A Kiwanis sponsored youth club at Siuslaw Junior High school dedicated to developing community spirted citizens through education and Community service.
Committee Chairs
Murphey, Jean
All of the Clubs active Committee Chairs
Community Service
Barrett, Sean
Firewood Committee Cut and Deliver firewood to Needy Families
Firewood Committee
Sheets, Shannon
Spencer, Dawnell
Provide firewood to low income families needing firewood as an important source of heat. Committee will be called upon to cut, split, and/or deliver wood as needed, within our community. Our "wood & splitters" reside at the North End of the Airport's property, secure by Key Access via the Airport. NOTE: If Access is needed, Dawnell, Shannon, and Cidney Jones all have Kiwanis Key Access at this time.
Vawter, Gary
Florence Kiwanis Foundation
Iholts, Lonnie
Tax exempt arm of the Kiwanis club. 501C3 Status obtained 9 'at-large' board members, serving three year terms, plus club president-elect and club vice president (one year each). Board of Foundation selects own president, secretary and treasurer. Chair: Lonnie Iholts Vice Chair: Ed Dowty Treasurer: Gary Vawter Secretary: Bob Sneddon
Foundation Charitable Giving
Hicks, Robin
Responsible for administering the Kiwanis Foundation's Charitable Giving Program.
Foundation Raffle Committee
Murphey, John
Administers the Foundation Raffle as part of the Annual Kiwanis golf tournament
Foundation Scholarships
Burns, Karen
Distribute information about scholarships available from the club, the foundation and its members to local high school students. Collect, evaluate and determine scholarship recipients. Announce the scholarships at appropriate ceremonies at area high schools. Notify Kiwanis Foundation Treasurer of results: names and amounts of awards.
Post, Francie
Coordinate and raise money for the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children's Cancer Program. Responsibilities include the KDCCP Coins for Kids program; coordinating the annual Mustang raffle display and ticket sales in our community and coordinate any other fund-raisers in our club and community for KDCCP.
Key Club
McKnight, Jan
A Kiwanis sponsored youth group in Siuslaw High School, dedicating to developing community spirited citizens through education and community service.
Kiwanis-Doernbecher Golf Tournament
Shores, Dick
Set up and run annual golf tournament to raise funds for KDCCP and local Kiwanis projects.
Lunch Group
Shores, Dick
Email List for those who want to order lunch for the weekly meeting
Meeting setup and takedown
Vawter, Gary
Setup the meeting room for the weekly meetings and put things away
Membership Committee
Vawter, Gary
Past Presidents Committee
Anderson Kuhn, Clara
2017/18 Public Relations Committee as requested by President Jean. 2017/18 Community promotion and awareness of our local club and all that we do. Support for all members and board of directors. This committee is working at the pleasure of our current President Jean. This committee is made up of any/all past presidents of this or any other club. *Committee meetings the 3rd Wed. of each moth immediately following thee noon meeting.
Sneddon, Bob
Committee is responsible for arranging the weekly speaker and preparing the meeting room
Shores, Dick
Messmer, Megan
Distribute information to the community, using a variety of methods, about the activities of the club.
Rhody Festival Kids Games Plan, coordinate and execute the annual kids games following the Rhododendron Festival Junior Parade.
See's Candy Sales
Murphey, Jean
Planning and Organizing See's Candy Sales
Spiritual Aims
Stroud, Gene
Sponsored Youth
Burns, Karen
Committee responsible for support of sponsored youth organizations. Key and Builders Clubs
Thanksgiving Dinner
Vawter, Gary
Thompson, Pam
Organizing committee for Thanksgiving Dinner
Post, Francie
Young Children Priority One
Youth Services
Murphey, Jean