Tag: Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis reaches out to college students

Debbie Sharp, Vice President of External Affairs of NCTC, applauds the KELP program.

Vicki Baker Preparing for college takes serious financial planning. Most students rely on a carefully balanced combination of scholarships, grants, loans and personal savings to fund their tuition costs. Unfortunately no amount of planning can guard against every contingency, and there are times when a student’s financial circumstances can suddenly change. Health care bills, a…

Kiwanians turn trash into treasure

Bill Rauhauser lost among the buckets and buckets of tabs

Carol Rauhauser Thank you fellow Robson Ranchers! For many years now Robson Ranch Kiwanis Club has collected aluminum soda, soup and vegetable can tabs for the Ronald McDonald house. This ongoing project had brought over 140 buckets of tabs and over $10,000 in money. Every time Kiwanis collects 20 buckets or more of the tabs.…

Information please…Kiwanis Club delivers Source Book™

Kiwanis Club Delivery Team hard at work

Vicki Baker The directory assistance operator and telephone book were once the bedrock for telephone numbers and addresses of family, friends and neighbors. But with the changing times these became obsolete and fell by the wayside. But at Robson Ranch the “Source Book” has stood the test of time and continues to serve its residents…

Woodworkers collaborate with Denton Kiwanis Club

David Bassham, Robson Ranch Woodworkers President The Woodworkers helped the Denton Kiwanis Club build 28 Little Libraries. They have an ongoing charitable project where they build “Little Libraries” and stock them with children’s books. The Little Libraries are then placed in under-privileged neighborhoods throughout Denton. They needed assistance in cutting out the pieces to make…

Denton’s Magical Night of Hope

Finding cures. Saving children. To quote actor/comedian and founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Danny Thomas, “No child should die in the dawn of life.” Everyone knows about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, but did you know that it costs $2.2 million a day to operate? Or that they treat 7,800 children a year?…

Kiwanis Club helps others get a clean start

Kiwanis Club collects personal care products for Interfaith Ministries.

Vicki Baker We’ve all done it. You stay in a hotel and pack away the unused complementary toiletries. Then slowly but surely your home toiletry stash begins to look like a CVS Pharmacy. Don’t fret. Kiwanis Club has the perfect solution! Donate these unused toiletries so that individuals in need can benefit from your inventory…

Kiwanis Club rewards student excellence

Jane Onwuegbuchu, majoring in nursing

Vicki Baker and Jim Galbraith The Kiwanis Club Robson Ranch was thrilled to announce the recipients of its 2017 Foundation Scholarships. Since 2009, 18 TWU college students have been awarded scholarships totaling $15,000. This year there were 14 strong candidates for consideration. In addition to club members Ralph Bunker, Ellen Cheshire and Barbara Anderson, the…