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In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year,
each member is asked to join one or more committees.
Name Chairs Description
Administration - By-laws and Regulations Weber, Phil
Recommends changes to Chapter by-laws and records changes as approved by the membership.
Administration - Communication, Site and Publicity Committee Cassel, Charlie
Wright, Matt
Oversees the website, facebook, newsletter and other aspects of club communications. Also manages the advertising program to announce Chapter events and programs and maintains the announcements section of the Club website. Provides news releases to media. The Committee will update members on portal use and flow of communication for proper dissemination of information for website, social media and newsletter posting and assist with same.
Administration - Membership Holmes, Stan
Hohe, Doug
Organizes and conducts programs to recruit new members and retain existing members.
Administration - Programs Zimmerman, Ann
Traditionally chaired by the Incoming President, organizes programs for meetings.
Admnistration - House Committee Rhoads, Charles
Salter, Linda
Conducts support activities at venues where the club conducts meetings, meeting invocations and organizes club picnics. Collects monies and ensures that venues are properly compensated for meals and other expenses.
Children and Youth - Early Childhood Endeavor Wetherhold, Lorena
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Children and Youth - Key/Builders Club Weber, Phil
Wetherhold, Lorena
Coordinates and ensures chapter support for Key and Builders Clubs for the East Penn School District and the Parkland School District.
Children and Youth - Miracle League Coordinates Miracle League Baseball games two times per year
Children and Youth - Miracle League Trick or Treat Night Works with the club, Parkland Schools and East Penn Schools to organize Trick-or-Treat night at the Miracle League.
Children and Youth - Read America Salter, Linda
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Children and Youth - Scholarships Manages the Chapter scholarship program, including coordinating with the school district and recommending individuals to receive Chapter scholarships.
Community Services - Combined Durant, Richard
Coordinates special projects related to community activities. These include organizing the Emmaus Tree Lighting, the Warrior Project, Commemorative Garden Clean-Up and Road Clean-Up. Committee will make recommendations for the service projects and solicit volunteers.
Community Services - Easter Egg Hunt Hohe, Doug
Organizes the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Community Park
Community Services - Special Needs Christmas Salter, Linda
Organizes the Special Needs Christmas party each year; purchases gifts, organizes volunteers, provides entertainment.
Fundraising - Annual 50/50 Drawing The 50/50 Drawing is held every year in September.
Fundraising - Community Days Ruch, Elaine
The Emmaus Kiwanis Club along with the Bon Ton Department store sells coupon books to raise money for the club.
Fundraising - Fruit and Pie Sale Rhode, Phil
Wright, Shelley
The Fruit and Pie Sale is held every year in November.
Fundraising - Pancake Festival Haney, Kathy
The Pancake Committee organizes and plans all phases of the event - gathering sponsorships, advertising, auction items, venue planning including décor, budgeting and festival activities.
Fundraising - Putt-U Mini Golf Event Emmaus Kiwanis hosted its second annual Mini-Golf Event in September. The evening was a successful, fun family event.
Scholarship Review applications from Emmaus HIgh School and pick the winners according to the criteria for each scholarship.
Scholarship Review applications from Emmaus HIgh School and pick the winners according to the criteria for each scholarship.
Spiritual Aims - Good Friday Prayer Breakfast Salter, Linda
Organizes the annual Prayer Breakfast held each Good Friday.
Spiritual Aims - Welfare and Visitation Ruch, Elaine
Conducts visits of the elderly and Chapter members who may be ill to offer comfort and recognition.