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Club of Redlands
P.O. Box 1102, Redlands, Ca. 92373
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  • November 24, 2009, The Kiwanis Club of Redlands hosted the Second Annual Joint Club Meeting with the Boys & Girls Club of Redlands at the Boys & Girls Club in Redlands.  About 65 boy and girl members enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal with all the trimmings along with more than 40 Kiwanis Club Members.  Boys & Girls club members presented a songs and skits about the pilgrim's arrival in America  as special Holiday program treat for Kiwanians.  If you did not see it in the Redlands Daily Facts when it appeared (Nov 25, 2009), you can download a PDF version of the full article written by Jesse B. Gill, using this link: CLICK HERE.
      
  • November 14, 2009, The Kiwanis Club of Redlands participated in the Brookside Park project of the Redlands Service Club Council.  The first phase of the project fixed restroom roof leaks and water damage, and replaced the aging shingles with new.  The Redlands Daily Facts reported in a Nov 15th 2009 news story, that this project and a project last year at Sylvan Park represent about $25,000 worth of work.  Click Here for the full article.
         
       Redlands Service Club Council  - Brookside Park Project Video  


      

  • September 15, 2009, The Kiwanis Club of Redlands (Noon) recently donated $10,000 to the Redlands Fire and Redlands Police to help these critical City Departments cope with revenue shortfalls and budget cuts.  Redlands Police Chief Jim Bueermann said his department will use the funds to begin a program called Project Lifesaver that uses a GPS locater to find Alzheimer's, people with dementia, special needs people, and others if they wander away.   The Fire Chief Jeff Frazier said the Fire Department will use their $5,000 portion for provide fire prevention educational materials that target youngsters.  To view the full news story that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts on 9/17/09, CLICK HERE.
      
  • September 14, 2009, The Kiwanis Club of Redlands participated with other Inland Empire Kiwanis Clubs to host a special day for kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Redlands as part of the "Day for Kids" celebration.  To view the full news story that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts on 9/14/09, CLICK HERE. 
       
  • August 28, 2009, The Kiwanis Club of Redlands (Noon) celebrates Breast Feeding Awareness Month with a gift to Redlands Community Hospital.   The donation from the Club's "Young Children Priority One" program of more than $2,000 will be used to purchase the hospital's only Medela Creamatocrit Plus Centrifuge to help premature and at-risk babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.  Click here, for the full story that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts.
      
  • May 12, 2009,  Donna Ferracone, currently Vice President of Service for the Kiwanis Club of Redlands and Dean of Career and Technical Education at Crafton Hills College,  receives the Roy Coble Service to Youth Award at the YMCA's Annual Joint Service Club Luncheon that was held at the Casa Loma Room of the University of Redlands.  The award is given each year to the person nominated by the service clubs who participate in the Joint Service Club Council, and who best exemplifies the Spirit of Roy Coble; founder of the Great American Y Circus, longtime Executive director of the Redlands YMCA, and community volunteer dedicated to serving the needs of youth. CLICK HERE for a 'pdf' version of the news story that appeared about the event in the Redlands Daily Facts on May 13th, 2009.
       
  • Mar 17, 2008, Two Redlands Kiwanians: Cherry Bordelon, principal, Redlands Adult School; and Emily Bueermann, Cope Middle School, Volunteer; were included among forty individuals, businesses and organizations nominated for the 17th annual San Bernardino County Education Medal of Honor in recognition of their contributions to public education in school districts throughout San Bernardino County.  CLICK HERE for a '.pdf' version of the news article that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts. 
      
  • Jan 10, 2008, Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Redlands, Tim Murone, is named the 2007 Redlands Man of the Year at the Chamber of Commerce installation dinner, held Wednesday, Jan 9, 2008.  CLICK HERE for a '.pdf' version of the news article that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts on Jan. 10th 2008.
       
  • Nov 9, 2007, The Kiwanis Club of Redlands was awarded the Association of School Administration Partners in Educational Excellence Award at the Association's summit in Santa Clara.  CLICK HERE for a '.pdf' version of the news article that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts on Nov 29th 2007.
      
  • Nov 8, 2007, a proposal to launch a new volunteer 'Park Ranger' program was presented to the Redlands Parks Commission and it met with enthusiastic support.  The program which will be an extension of the Citizen Volunteer Patrol, will help minimize vandalism,  undesirable activities, and help improve safety in the city's many beautiful parks.  The Kiwanis Club of Redlands was proud to donate the initial $5,000 in seed money to provide radios, badges, uniforms, initial supplies and promotional materials, needed to start the program.  CLICK HERE for a '.pdf' version of the news article that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts on Nov 27th 2007.
      
  • Member, Laska Jones, was honored for his service with the Tuskegee Airmen in a ceremony on Friday, July 13th 2007, that preceded an Inland Empire 66'ers game.  Click Here for a '.pdf' version of the news article that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts.
       
  • In case you missed it, here is the article that appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts on Wednesday, April 11th, 2007 following the Club's 85th Anniversary Celebration. CLICK HERE to view a '.pdf' version.