Tag: Kiwanis Club

Bid it to win it at Kiwanis Auction

  Vicki Baker Mark your calendars now and join the Kiwanis Club for a day of bidding at its annual Silent Auction set for April 21. In its seventh year, the fund-raising event will offer all sorts of unique merchandise, products and services, restaurant and merchant gift cards, and much, much more. The top bidders…

Kiwanians get high on bingo winnings

  Vicki Baker Winning is more than lining your pockets with big jackpots. It’s the high of winning and the coming so close, yet so far, that signals a thrill like no other. It’s the high all those lucky winners felt when yelling out “BINGO!” at the Kiwanis Club’s February Bingo Blast with a total…

Jerry Waynant awarded 2017 Kiwanian of the Year

  Vicki Baker Whirrrrr…thwack…buzzzz…baaaang! That’s the sound of Jerry Waynant building another of the many ramps for the elderly and disabled. Hip Hip Hooray! That’s the sound of Jerry Waynant receiving recognition as 2017 Kiwanian of the Year! Moving to Robson Ranch seven years ago, Jerry was quickly drawn to the Kiwanis Club upon learning…

Kiwanis Club then and now – 10 years of service

Vicki Baker Happy Birthday Kiwanis Club Robson Ranch! To celebrate ten years of service, Kiwanis Club Robson Ranch held a lavish dinner and ceremony on January 18. The event was attended by club members, sister clubs, and high ranking organizational officers from across the North Texas area. Various congratulatory speeches, service awards, and special recognitions…

Kiwanian Bell Ringers help fill the Red Kettle

Vicki Baker It’s that time of year! The “miracle” of Christmas is repeated over and over again through the joy of caring and sharing. The traditional Salvation Army red kettle is an integral part of the holiday scene with millions of dollars donated each year to aid needy families, seniors and the homeless. The Kiwanis…

Kiwanis Club celebrates the season

  Vicki Baker Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of charity and the genial flame of hospitality. Kiwanis Club members and spouses packed the Wildhorse Lounge on December 19 for their annual Christmas celebration. Dressed in the festive colors of red, green and gold, everyone came to share the season with friends old…

Chili cook-off ablaze

  Vicki Baker Kiwanis Club got fired up for its annual chili cook-off. The temperatures outside might be dropping, but they were turned up a few notches when everyone got a taste of this truly American dish. On October 29 cooks throughout the Robson community competed for bragging rights as they put their culinary skills…

Chef Bell Dinner

Sandra Mankowich In September the Kiwanis Club sponsored Denton’s Magical Night of Hope here at Robson Ranch, a fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. One of the donated silent auction items was dinner for eight prepared by Chef Forest Bell and served in his home. Chef Bell and his wife Karen moved to Robson Ranch…