Teen Night at Veterans Park Rec Center Going Strong 5th Year in a Row!

Teen Night at Veterans Park Rec Center Going Strong!

Kiwanis of Lehigh Acres hosts Teen Night Event 3rd Friday of the month 7-10 p.m. Music, free food, fun & games for youth ages 12-17 You must have a Lee County Parks & Recreation membership ID card. Lifetime memberships available for a onetime fee $10 for an individual or a family membership can be purchased for $25. Parents must be present to sign for activity card at door. Call 239-369-1521 to get yours today! Each event will cost $2 per person for admission Remember if you cannot wear it to school you cannot wear it here!   details

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5K Run through the Calusa Nature Center Supports Kids Bringing up Grades

Runners take off at the 7th annual Calusa Bug Chase 5K run. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Acres Gazette

The Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis held the 7th annual Calusa Bug Chase 5K run and BUG Crawl on Jan. 31, 2015 at the Calusa Nature Center  in Fort Myers. The race benefitted the Fort Myers-Metro Kiwanis Club’s BUG (Bringing Up Grades) Program. There were 205 registered participants who traveled the trails at the nature center and a portion of the asphalt bike path on Ortiz. The race was timed with Chrono Track Bib Tag Technology, and was supervised by the Fort Myers Track Club.

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Kiwanis Presents Check to Lehigh Little League

Right to Left; John Phillips, Stevan Guevara, Jere Carrick. Front: Sariah Guevara

Lehigh Little League President John Phillips provided an updated The Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club on the League activities at Wednesday morning Kiwanis meeting. Also Sr. V. President Stevan Guevara spoke about the softball program and its three divisions he oversees.

According to Phillips there are over 560 youth participating in their programs.

Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club presented a check for $1000.00 to the program

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Serving The Children of the World

Children

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Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Hands Out 62 Scholarships and 5 Hometown Hero Awards

Lehigh Acres Kiwanis President John Graham, Tommy Hotchkiss and LAFD Capt McDowell

Lehigh Acres Kiwanis President John Graham, Tommy Hotchkiss and LAFD Capt McDowell

Over 165 guests packed the room at the Eunique Events Hall on Saturday night for the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres Annual Scholarship & Community Awards Banquet.

This fall the Kiwanis club of Lehigh Acres will have 62 students enrolled in colleges and universities all across this great nation of ours.

They have been awarded and will be receiving $221,450 in Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club Foundation scholarships. Continue reading

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Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club Hands Out Scholarship’s

This fall the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres will have 51 students enrolled in colleges and universities all across this great nation of ours.

They have been awarded and will be receiving $156,950 in Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club Foundation scholarships.

This year alone Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club Foundation will be awarding 16 brand new scholarships to Lehigh Acres residents, while renewing 17 previous recipients, while still having 18 continuing students. Continue reading

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Trunk or Treat Scheduled

Kiwanis Thrift Store 15 Homestead Rd S next to the Fire House

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  in the parking lot

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Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Award 58 Scholarships – $156,450

This fall the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres will have awarded 58 scholarships to students who will be attending colleges and universities all across the United States. The awards totaled $156,450.00 and range from one year to four years in duration, according to Rick Anglickis chairman of the scholarship committee for the Kiwanis club.

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Kiwanis Honor Six Home Town Hero’s

At a special community awards banquet the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres recognized six Lehigh Acres residents as Home Town Heroes for 2013. Over 120 guests shared the excitement at faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall as the names were announced. Special guest presenters each bestowed accolades upon the recipients.

They included Deputy Stephen Cart of the Lee County Sheriff’s office. Deputy Cart serves as the Lehigh Community Policing Officer who most recently oversaw the cleanup of vacant property at which vagrants were causing a public nuisance adjacent to a childcare center.

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