Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.
Maintained by PSDLG John W. Stephenson of the Kiwanis Club of Kern, Bakersfield, CA (USA).
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The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Bakersfield was chartered on October 15, 2015 with a Key number of K19009. The Club was chartered with 16 members.
Congraution to the Club Openers: PLG Steven Kinsey, PCNHG Alan Guire and PP Jeff Eppler. Club counselor is PLG Fuchsia Ward. The Sponsor was the Delano Kiwanis Club.
One monthly luncheon meetings is held on 2nd Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 PM at Stars Theater Restaurant. 1931 Chester Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301. . (Effective 1/13/16)
In their 2nd year, 2016-17 Downtown Bakersfield Club President is Desiree Von Flue & FG John with her "THE POWER OF WE" Team.
On April 21, 2016, Christine Lizardi Frazier was presented the 2015-16 Distinguished Service Award by CNH Dist. Gov. Cherice Gilliam and Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge. (Left)
On June 16, 2016, the Downtown Bakersfield 3-2-1 Club Charter Night & Div. 33 DCM was held at Bak. Comm. House. A total of 60 Kiwanians & guests attended from 9 active Div. 33's Clubs. PSDLG John Stephenson Sr. gave them Golden K's Bell & Badge Box (1st photo). Pres. Desiree Von Flue called the meeting to order. The Guest Speaker was 2014-15 Cal-Nev-Ha Dist. Gov. Alan Guire. 2015-16 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge (Taft) conducted his 8th DCM by passing out 13 of 20 charter membership certificates & badges. Div. 33 Clubs provided 5 door prizes each, and PE Chad Kinsey conducted a door prize drawing with happy winners. PLG Fuchsia Ward led & PLG Wendall Kinney played his "Hail Kiwanis" prior to adjourn. In attendance from Div. 33 Clubs were: Delano (4/2), Downtown Bakersfield 3-2-1 (12/4), Kern (6), Oildale (5), Rosedale (5/2), Shafter (3/1), South (3), Taft (4/2), Tehachapi (0), Westchester (5/1) & CNHDPG (1). Charter Night Celebration
As of 9/30/16 in the WSP2/MNT program, the Downtown Bakersfield 3-2-1 Club has given $170.00 or helped provide 3 shots to ELIMINATE 94 maternal/neonatal tetanus cases.