Weekly Programs & Events

Philanthropist and former Seahawks football player Mack Strong speaks at the Pullman Kiwanis in March 2016.

Philanthropist and former Seahawks football player Mack Strong speaks at the Pullman Kiwanis in March 2016.

Regular meetings: Noon, Thursdays, Gladish Community and Cultural Center View Room, 3rd Floor

Guests and new members are always welcome!

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES UNDERWAY OR COMING SOON:
>> Football Parking and Basketball Parking
>> 59th Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast & Music Fest, 7 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Lincoln Middle School

November 2017
November 2
– Mary Collins, League of Women Voters: overview of LWV activities in the Pullman area, including candidate forums, studies of issues, voter registration, more.
November 9 – Kim Barnes, best selling author from the University of Idaho, on her work and writing. Author of In the Kingdom of Men, a best book of 2012, A Country Called Home, a best book of 2008, and In the Wilderness, a Pulitzer Prize nominee. She is a professor of English in the MFA program.
November 16 – Mindy Thorp, community engagement specialist, about activities of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.
November 23 – No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
November 30 – Joal Lee, Assistant Dean, Director of Instruction, and English and Humanities Instructor at Spokane Falls Community College, Pullman. He’ll update us on SFCC activities and programs in Pullman.
Program Chair: Bob Clark

December 2017
December 7 – Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band, Joe Covill, Director
December 14 – President Kirk H. Schulz, WSU – Drive to 25, Progress and Challenges
December 21 – Holiday Harmonies with Musical Kiwanians
December 28 – No meeting. Happy Winter Holiday / WSU Closed Week!!
Program Chair: Bill Skavdahl

Recent Programs

October 2017
October 5 – Induction of 2017-2018 Kiwanis officers, plus Adam Lincoln, Pullman city supervisor, and Kurt Dahmen, Pullman recreation superintendent, on the two Pullman city levies on the November ballot
October 12 – Lihnda Sagen and Margaret Gollick, co-presidents, PTA, Jefferson Elementary School, on Pullman School District’s Weekend Snack Pantry Program run by PTA volunteers and community members with support from businesses, individuals, and community organizations.
October 19: Aaron Riley, Regional Long-Term Care Ombuds for Eastern WA, overview of Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman advocates for residents of nursing homes, adult family homes, and assisted living facilities.
October 26: United Way of Pullman, program details to follow
Program Chair: Sandra Woodrow

History of Pullman Kiwanis Programs back to June 2002

Program Chairs for 2017: Julie Smitt – January; Donna Gwinn – February; Ted Weatherly – March; Sandee Powell – April;
Barbara Petura – May; Kerry Swanson – June; Francis Benjamin – July; Larry Clark – August; Brandon Chapman – September;
Sandra Woodrow – October; Bob Clark – November; Bill Skavdahl – December.

Program Chairs for 2018: Gabriel Mease – January; Barbara Petura – February; Ted Weatherly – March; Sandee Powell – April;
Francis Benjamin – May; Julie Smitt – June; Sandra Woodrow – July; Larry Clark – August; Jon Anderson – September;
Kerry Swanson – October; Bob Clark – November; Bill Skavdahl – December

 

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Pullman Chamber of Commerce director Marie Dymkoski presents at a 2015 Pullman Kiwanis meeting.

Pullman Chamber of Commerce director Marie Dymkoski presents at a 2015 Pullman Kiwanis meeting.

Other club programs:

Stuff the Bus School Supplies Drive

Gently Used Musical Instrument Drive

Pancake Breakfast and Music Fest

Students of the Month

Community Service Recognition Celebration