Category Archives: Service Projects

Peanut Butter Drive

During the month of July, all Division 9 Kiwanians were asked to collect creamy peanut butter for the PB&J Lady.  If you have not heard about this amazing woman’s many years of daily service, it is an inspiring story. Before … Continue reading

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Flag Project Growth

During the first year, Olathe Sunrise Kiwanis Club promoted our flag project through creation of an Olathe Flag Project Facebook page, publication of an article in the Johnson’s County Gazette, announcements at Olathe Chamber of Commerce coffees and Community Organization … Continue reading

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Mom’s Day Baby Shower Drive

On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, twenty-two Kiwanis Clubs collected baby supplies at Hy-Vee stores throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Olathe Sunrise and Johnson County clubs chose Mother’s Hands as the recipient for items collected in Olathe. Olathe Sunrise members … Continue reading

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“Novel” Tea

Friends of the Olathe Public Library invited us to participate in their second annual tea to fund the Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship.  Sponsoring organizations and businesses were asked to decorate a table based on any novel.  To get our creative … Continue reading

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Holiday Activities and Pancakes at Westview Elementary

On Saturday December 1st from 8 am to 11 am, Westview Elementary School had a holiday festival.  Santa Claus visited and posed for pictures.  While waiting for their turn on Santa’s lap, students selected gifts for family members at Santa’s Secret Shop, decorated ornaments with … Continue reading

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Refreshments at Special Olympics State Tournament

The Special Olympics State Soccer and Bocce Tournament was held at Lone Elm Park on Sunday September 30th.  The Olathe Parks Department painted the Special Olympics logo on the grass which made the fields look very official.  Approximately twelve teams participated.  During … Continue reading

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Food Drive for Mother’s Hands

Olathe Sunrise Kiwanis Club is collecting non-perishable food items for Mother’s Hands.  Items that one might consider donating include (but are not limited to) canned fruits, canned meats and fish, canned vegetables, cereal, flour, pasta, peanut butter, rice, and sugar.  Please bring donations to Olathe … Continue reading

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