Kiwanis Club of South Bakersfield
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1915-2015 Kiwanis 100 Year Logo District Logo 2014-15 CNHD Gov. Alan Guire, PLG Tom Johnson & LG Greg Mudge

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 South Bakersfield was chartered on December 17, 1965. Currently, the club has two Charter Members: PLG & Charter Pres. Mel Khachigian and PLG Harvey Brockmeyer.

Weekly luncheon meetings are held on Friday from 12:00-1:00 PM at the Stockdale Country Club, 7001 Stockdale Hwy., Bakersfield, CA 93309. The Satellite 3-2-1 Club meeting place varies on 3rd Tuesday at 6:00 PM.

The 2016-17 Club President Tom Johnson will be installed with his "THE POWER OF WE" Team on October 21, 2016 at the Stockdale Country Club at noon. (Left)

On April 21, 2016, Sec. Chris Pawlowski was presented the 2015-16 Distinguished Service Awards by CNH Dist. Gov. Cherice Gilliam and Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge. (Middle)

At the South Bakersfield hosted DCM on May 21, 2015, the Div. 33 "Because We Knew You Award" was presented to honor the following members past & present: Mel Khachigian, Harvey Brockmeyer, Tom Johnson, Ron Church, Filmore Bender, Connie & Joe Selgrath, Hendra Tanuwijaya, Ken Svendsen, Carl Bryan. Karen Sturgeon. Karla Jadwin, and Orlando Wahl.

In the past to provide funds for Community Service Account, South Bakersfield Kiwanis Club has used the following fund-raisers: Sales of Kern County blankets & Bakersfield buckles, Entertainment coupon books, Garage sales and "Kids Safety Carnival" sales.

The South High Key Club is part of the Service Leadership Programs (SLP).

As of 9/30/16 in the WSP2/MNT program, the South Bakersfield Club has given $150.00 or helped provide 3 shots to ELIMINATE 83 maternal/neonatal tetanus cases.

As of 9/30/10 in the WSP1/IDD program, the South Bakersfield Club has given $6,638.42 or helped 132,768 kids from IDD. We rank 7th in Div. 33. The South Bakersfield Club has supported the WSP/IDD with 7 Hixsons: PP Filmore Bender, CP-PDLG Mel Khachigian, PLG Harvey Brockmeyer, PP Tammy Lodermeier, PLG Tom Johnson, Pres. Nathan Maragoni and PP David Bonderov. PP Tammy Lodermeier is a Tablet of Honor (Div. 33 #9) and a William A. Dunlap Fellow (#356) both given by her Kiwanis Dad PSDLG John Stephenson. In addition, PP David Bonderov is the newest William A. Dunlap Fellow (#774).

In the Div. 33 Bloodmobile Project (5/13/04), Div. 33 has raised $101,515.30 (or 100.11%) of the $101,400 cost to purchase a 3-bed unit for Houchin Blood Service. We have donated $4,532.25 (or 4.46%) and rank 8th place. Our Thousand Dollar Club members and order are as follows: PLG Filmore Bender (4) and PLG Rudy Arambula (28).

South Bakersfield Club in Div. 33 Bullentin
2015 South Bakersfield & Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser Flyer
46th Charter Passing Luncheon
The Harvey and Laura Brockmeyer Kiwanis Scholarship Fund
History by Years

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For more information e-mail Pres. Tom Johnson ( Page updated by JWS on 10/15/16 10:35 AM (PDT).