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Community Service and Youth Services Committee Projects
Projects Description
K 1 Day Worldwide one day each year, the Kiwanis family of Clubs participate in community improvement projects in their communities.
Volunteer of the Quarter A Volunteer of the Month from the community is selected each quarter by the various committees and the cost is of a plaque and breakfast for the winner and their family is borne by the Community Services Committee.
Student of the Month A student from local schools is selected each month. The student is recognized at a breakfast meeting. The cost is of a plaque and breakfast for the winner and their family is borne by the Committee.
Holiday Home Tours We provide docents for the home that are shown and/or act as hostesses and hosts during the day long event. OPK also sponsors prizes and gifts to assist the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library in this fund raising event.
Library Book Sale Members assist the Library with its quarterly book sale.
Community Conference The Club organizes a Community Conference which gathers citizens together to address the topic, What can we do to make Oceanside a better place to live. We derive some projects from their input each year.
Relay for Life Participation in the American Cancer Society fund raiser Relay for Life includes sponsorship of a team and financial assistance.
YMCA Adult Swim Financial assistance is provided to help adults who are unable to meet the costs of participation.
Diabetes Awareness Provide financial support and educational materials.
Oceanside Reads Adult Literacy project Assistance in finding tutors, making a financial donation and by support for the project in other ways.
Rhett Syndrome Foundation Funds are donated monthly by members who wish to help eridicate this desease that affects young girls only. Afinancial donation is made to the Rhett Foundation annually.
Dictionaries for Kidz Provided dictionaries for all third graders in the Oceanside Unified School District.
Hope of America Award California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis Foundation Award recognizes a student who has achieved well in spite of overwhelming disadvantages.
Biall Foran Scholarship Donate funds to the scholarship fund.
Beach Fun Day On May 20, 2011, provide a beach fun day for at least 100 handicapped children at the Harbor Beach area of the Oceanside Harbor with static displays, food, entertainment, and specialized sports activities.
Mission School Awards Program Assist the school by providing awards for children at the end of year awards assembly.
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