Annual Memorial Day Craft Fair
Saturday & Sunday, May 25 & 26, 2013
The Kiwanis Club of Lakeport serves the children and needy of our community.
By linking to our Service Projects page, you can see some of our various projects.
On Saturday, January 12 Kiwanis members and friends installed the roofs on four dugouts at the Westside Community Park. The Club has supported the dugout construction project through both financial and labor donations.
CHRISTMAS PROJECTS: This Christmas Season the Kiwanis Club of Lakeport made donations to the Clear Lake High School Christmas for Kids, the Lake County Christmas Basket program and Wreaths Across America. On Saturday, December 10, 2011 several members of the club met at the Museum Park in Lakeport to decorate the blue spruce tree in front of the Veteran’s Services Office. This tree was planted many years ago to honor those who served in Operation Desert Storm.
TURKEY RAFFLE: The drawing was held on December 10 2012 at the Club’s regular Wednesday morning meeting. Fifteen winners received $25.00 Gift Certificates to Bruno’s Smart Shop. Winners were contacted by members of the Club. Proceeds from the Turkey Raffle went into the Club’s activity fund to support community projects.
This year’s Halloween Party at Clear Lake High School was attended by over 860 people. Students from both Clear Lake and Kelseyville High Schools assisted Kiwanis Club members by staffing the game booths. Highlights of the evening included costume contests for all ages and a guess the weight of the giant pumpkin contest (350 lbs.).
Club members served delicious BBQ ribs at the Annual Grillin’ on the Green fundraiser for the Westside Community Park held August 6, 2011. Club members, Mike Ewing, Arlin Pischke and Andre Ross hosted a Washers Tounament as part of the Grillin’ activities. All proceeds were donated to the park development.
To raise funds for the Kiwanis Activity Fund, the Club served Bloody Mary’s and beer at the Kulture Shock Car Show on Saturday, June 18. Kulture Shock was held at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Lakeport. Ten club members and a couple of friends spent the day at this event.
The Activity Fund allows the Club to support youth and projects in Lake
County. Recently, the Club has supported; an Eagle Scout project to improve the American flags which line Lakeport’s Main St. during holidays, a Senior student’s project to construct a disc golf course at Clear Lake High School, remodeling of restrooms for People Services, Inc. and Christmas for Kids at Clear Lake High School.
Thank you to all who visited the Club’s booth.
The annual Memorial Day Craft Faire and Pancake Breakfast were held on the Natural High School campus.
The Craft Faireraises funds for the Lakeport Kiwanis Scholarship Program. Three scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded this year. One student from the Lakeport School District, one from the Upper Lake School District and one from the Kelseyville School District will each receive assistance with their college expenses. View the 2011 Scholarship Recipients
Proceeds from the Pancake Breakfast are shared among the 4H Clubs in our area. Member of the Kiwanis and members of the 4H Clubs worked together to serve breakfast to several hundred people.