The Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres Foundation will hold its annual banquet June 9th to recognize scholarship awardees and present “Hometown Hero” awards and recognized school faculty advisors to Kiwanis Service Leadership Clubs in Lehigh Acres schools. The banquet will be held June 9th at Christ United Methodist Church and will start at 6 PM.
The Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres Foundation is providing scholarships to 56 Lehigh Acres students for post high school education, a commitment of $280,000. Since the inception of the local Kiwanis scholarship program more than $4 million awarded to Lehigh Acres residents continuing their education.
“Hometown Hero” awards will also be announced during the banquet. A Hometown Hero is someone or group who have exhibited extraordinary service or selfless act benefiting the Lehigh Acres community.
The public is welcome to attend but seating is limited. Tickets to the ceremonies and dinner are $8.00 with RSVP or $10.00 at the door for adults, $6.00 with RSVP or $8.00 at the door for children under 12. For more information contact Damon Shelor at 239 369-6336.
Pictured above: 2016 Faculty Advisors to Kiwanis Service Leadership Clubs with Vice President Richard St. Dennis (on left) and President Laurie Jerriey (on right)