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a North American organization of men's clubs founded in 1915 to promote community service
[C20: alleged to be from an American Indian language: to make oneself known]
Kiˈwanian n
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(kɪˈwɑ nɪs)

an organization founded in 1915 for the promulgation of higher ideals in business and professional life.
[allegedly < an American Indian language: to make oneself known]
Ki•wa′ni•an, n.
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Batavia Kiwanis: The Kiwanis Club of Batavia will host its first Kiwanis Family Bingo
A small impromptu park at downtown Emmett's main intersection was recently acquired by the Kiwanis Club of Emmett.
Gilliland contributes to his community through organizations such as the Community Development Foundation, the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association Board, the Good Samaritan Free Clinic Board, and the Tupelo Kiwanis Club.
OKLAHOMA CITY The Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma City plans to build the Downtown Kiwanis Community Building and Bob and Jean Harbison Early Education Center in Westlawn Gardens, 2 miles west of downtown Oklahoma City.
Bay Area Kiwanis Club's 58th Wave Young Salmon Barbecue - 10 a.m.
For more information about Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township, please visit or call Rob Peterson at 586-731-5556.
6, the Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant collected 340 pounds of groceries in support of the Paris Food Bank.
WORCESTER -- During a brief ceremony at the Franklin Street branch, Bay State Savings Bank officers presented a $6,000 check to Kiwanis Club President Clint Rand and Kiwanis Club Treasurer and Bay State Savings Bank Corporator Michele Sloan to benefit the Kiwanis Club of Worcester's Annual Toy Drive for Underprivileged Children.
In addition, they received a first place award in the Kiwanis Club Support Category.
The Kiwanis Club of Bellingham will present its annual theatre night and fundraising auction on Thursday, April 10, at the Bellingham Theatre Guild at 1600 H St.
KARACHI -- The Kiwanis Club of Karachi has launched a Down Syndrome Program to raise public awareness about the condition and also register individuals living with it.