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The Kiwanis Club of Dallas PA was chartered on May 1, 1927 as the Mt. Greenwood Club. Coming up on a century of good works, our club has dedicated itself to the Kiwanis Mission.
Kiwanis International is a global nonprofit
organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.
Special vouchers are now available for $12.00 each, to be used for 10" hanging flower baskets at Varsity Garden Center, in Swoyersville, just in time for Mother's Day and the summer ahead – May 1 through June 30!
Click on this form: https://form.jotform.com/210747874822160 and submit your order. Vouchers will be mailed.
Vouchers are available thru 3/31 for $7.00 each, to be exchanged for a delicious half sub at J&J Deli, Draft & Bottle Shop, located at 3101 Memorial Highway, in Dallas.
Purchase via Paypal, https://form.jotform.com/202994603862159, from any club member, or by calling 570-215-5550.
Kids Need Kiwanis. Kiwanis Needs YOU!
Stay tuned for two great spring "voucher" fundraisers to support the Kiwanis mission - benefiting scholarship and school lunch programs in the Dallas and Lake-Lehman schools.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The proceeds from our fundraisers typically provide lunches for children just below the free school lunch level in both the Dallas and Lake-Lehman school districts, Key Club Scholarships for both schools, we sponsor the annual East/West Girls All-Star Softball Game and, of course, the annual Dallas Kiwanis Halloween Parade/Party.
Due to the pandemic, this raffle is 2020's primary fundraiser for the Dallas Kiwanis Club. We have some GREAT baskets and/or wreaths for you to win this season - they would also make wonderful Christmas gifts!
We kicked off our raffle at the Halloween Parade on October 25th, and have now made it possible to purchase tickets online via PayPal!
Thanks for your support!
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) has been in short supply for front-line health care workers.
This spring, during the early days of widespread quarantine, and in an effort to help address the shortage experienced by area medical personnel, recent Penn State engineering graduates banded together to create 3-D printed visors to be used in the assembly process for medical face shields.
The students first addressed shortages for the ICU units within the Lehigh Valley Hospital System, and then looked for another similar project. One of the students responsible for the visors, Dallas native Robert Martin, proposed the idea to his mother, Dallas Kiwanis member Liz Martin. During a conversation with retired RN and fellow Kiwanis member Mary Rodriguez, the need for PPE at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital was discussed. This discussion prompted a second donation of 132 visors to the Kiwanis Club to be assembled and donated locally.
Materials to properly assemble the shields were donated by AMP Global Strategies, of Shavertown. Dallas Kiwanis members facilitated the assembly process under the guidance of Mrs. Rodriguez. Her husband, Alfonso Rodriguez, MD FASN of Adfinitas Health and General Hospital’s Executive Committee, enabled the connection between the Dallas Kiwanis and Mark Schiowitz, MD, Chief of Surgery at General Hospital and member of the General Hospital Executive Committee, Louis O’Boyle, DO, Regional Medical Director and Partner of Adfinitas Health and member of the General Hospital Executive committee, and Dale Johns, CEO of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Campus of CHS.
The finished face shields were formally donated on Friday, October 9th, appropriately in front of the “Heroes Work Here” sign outside General Hospital.
Pictured are (left to right): Dallas Kiwanis members Liz Martin, Duane Frank, Beverly Atherholt, Glenn Patrick; W-B General Hospital CEO Dale Johns; Kiwanis member Mary Rodriguez, RN; Alfonso Rodriguez, MD FASN Adfinitas Health, Nursing Director Warren Shotto, ICU Nursing Director Bob Sapiego, Chief of Surgery Mark Schiowitz, Kiwanis member Abby Patrick, Adfinitas Health Regional Manager/Partner Louis Boyle, DO.
The Kiwanis Club of Dallas PA has begun a community service project that will provide more than 120 much-needed face shields to critical care personnel at Commonwealth Health Services, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Campus.
With a desire to do something useful for the front-line workers at area hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic, engineering students from Penn State Main Campus created the 3D-printed visor components as a community service project earlier this year. Through an area family connection, the visors were provided to the Dallas Kiwanis Club to be further assembled into finished face shields and donated to the hospital.
Materials for the shields are being donated by AMP Global Strategies, in Shavertown.
Pictured are (seated, left to right) Charlie Kishbaugh, Susie Dobash, Abby Patrick, Lloyd Ryman, Jim Snyder; (standing) Liz Martin, Harold Stout, Mary Rodriguez, Melissa Youngblood, Brian Tupper, and Bernie Bank
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
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