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Committees

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
Alive!After Five) Club Satellite meets the last Monday of the month. Locations vary by month but meets at 6pm.
2015-16 Officers & Board of Directors 2015-16 Officers & Board of Directors
Club Administration & Social Activities This committee is responsible for providing the most effective club meeting possible. Areas of focus should include the club meeting program, risk management, reception, fellowship and inter-club relations, as well as other areas the committee may deem pertinent.
Communications Newsletter and Website.
Community & Youth Services This committee should implement projects on the arts, business affairs, citizenship, civic improvement, community beautification, conservation, health, international understanding, literacy, public affairs, safety or help for senior citizens and disabled persons. Popular projects include Special Olympics, Meals on Wheels, issues forums and others. i.e. Kiwanis One Day, Youth Service Leadership Programs, Read Around the World, and Young Children Priority One.
December 15th Christmas Party Committee Committee to increase fun and attendance at our annual Christmas program and silent auction.
Finance & Fund Raising This group is responsible for preparing a budget of estimated income and expenses for submission to the board of directors, as well as any recommendations it may have on financial matters of the club. It also is responsible for securing the funds necessary to meet budget requirements.
Human & Spiritual Values
Interclub An inter-club meeting is a meeting staged by two or more Kiwanis clubs (including clubs in formation), or by a Kiwanis club and any KKids, Builders Club, Kiwanis Junior, Aktion Club, Circle K Club, or Key Club. Clubs with 20 or fewer members need a minimum of two members in attendance to constitute an interclub meeting. Clubs with 21-30 members need three members, and clubs with 31 or more members need at least four members in attendance.
January Membership Social We are planning a membership social at Diamond Bowl in January
Key Club - Truman High School Key Club is a self-governing, student-led organization. Each year, Key Club members elect their student officers at club, district and international levels during club meetings and district and international conventions. 2012/2013. The local Key Club is at Truman High school: President Sarah Beth Wood. Key club Advisor Becky Schubkagel/Truman.
Membership Growth and Education Mary House may be reached at 816 796-9400. This committee’s main goal is to increase membership. The committee should consider all membership applications and submit its recommendations to the board of directors. The committee also should develop an effective orientation and induction ceremony for new members and promote regular attendance by all members at club meetings.
Pets In The Park An outreach event for children and their pets in May each year.
Public Relations This committee is responsible for helping to ensure that the public receives, through the media and other means, news about events, service projects, fundraisers, goals, programs and achievements of the club.
Service Coordinate or designate a coordinator for every service activity for the year.
Sponsored Youth Key Club is Truman High School’s service organization, and their goal is to improve their school and community through service.
Young Children Priority One Young Children: Priority One (YCPO), an ongoing service program, addresses the needs of young children. All clubs are encouraged to carry out at least two YCPO projects per calendar year, though many clubs are able to do more—helping children, families, and communities.