Kiwanis Club of Flint celebrating 95 years

FLINT — The Kiwanis Club of Flint is celebrating 95 years of service with an exhibit at Sloan Museum, through Jan. 27.

The exhibit showcases the Past, Present and Future of the club. The projects of the club support the Kiwanis mission of Changing the World One Child and One Community at a Time.

Learn how the club worked with Bobby Crim in 1977 on the first Crim race and continues to support the race today. Celebrate the Student of the Month/Year program and the outstanding students it honors.

Discover the deserving community groups that have been awarded thousands of dollars in grants throughout the years. Appreciate the support it supplies to the Kiwanis House, a residential group home at Whaley Children’s Center. Look to the future of the club with the Circle K Club at U of M-Flint, and the Key Club at Flushing High School.

“I would like to invite all of you to look at the Flint Kiwanis Club when considering a service organization that benefits all the youth of Genesee County,” said Gary Langdon, president of the Kiwanis Club of Flint. “We meet every Thursday at 11:45 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Flint. Please come join us as our guest for lunch as we, each in our own way, endeavor to help one child, one community, at a time.”

Founded in 1915 in Detroit, Kiwanis International is a global organization of nearly 600,000 members dedicated to serving the children of the world. Members of every age attend regular meetings, network, raise funds for various causes and participate in service projects that help their communities.

The museum is located at 1221 Kearsley St. in the Flint Cultural Center. Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Details: Call 810-237-3450 or visit the website at G.G.

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