This New Albany Kiwanis Club consists of fifty plus members dedicated to improving the life of children in New Albany and Union County. Since itís founding in 1929, the New Albany Kiwanis Club has sponsored many projects to raise money for charitable contributions for needy children.
Our primary fund raisers include the annual Hotbed Classic basketball tournament, now in itís 15th year, and Flag Services to local businesses. The New Albany Kiwanis Club has several committees devoted to different needs such as athletic activities, medical needs, human and spiritual growth, education, and college scholarships, as well as, special projects for unforseen events such as Hurricane Katrina.
The New Albany Kiwanis Club meets every Tuesday at 12:00 at Taylorís Restaurant.
Eli Whiteside of the San Francisco Giants was the guest speaker for the club on 11/23/2010. Eli spoke about his experience with the Giants and winning the 2010 World Series. Eli has spoken to the club once before. We are always honored to have him as a guest speaker.
The New Albany Kiwanis Club recently donated $2,500.00 to the Union County Football program. Pictured above are: (L to R): Amy Creighton (Kiwanis Club Treasurer), Matt Harris (Kiwanis Club President), Tim Carter (East Union Principal), Ken Basil (Union County School District Superintendent), Chris Basil (UC Football Team and EU Baseball Coach), Mike Nobles, (Kiwanis Club Board Member), Bob Spencer (Kiwanis Club Board Member)
ďThe New Albany Kiwanis Club is committed to the youth of our community. Therefore, we felt it was important to support this new football program that will benefit so many of our children,Ē said Matt Harris, club president.