Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Winter Haven is dedicated to serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects. Our club has been in service to our community for more than 80 years. We are part of Kiwanis International, an organization serving children for over 100 years.

We'd love for you to come join us at one of our meetings or a service project. Please go to our Contact page and drop us a line! Someone will get back with you.

   

 



Congratulations Scholarship Recipients!

The Kiwanis Club of Winter Haven is proud to announce the 2017 Key Club Scholarship recipients, each receiving $1,000 through our endowments with the Polk Education Foundation:

Kassidy King
Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School

Cindy Nguyen
Lake Region High School

Maya Gardner
Winter Haven High School

More about Scholarships...



Inspiring Kids to Read


Miss Florida 2016 Courtney Sexton read to students at Snively Elementary Head Start as part of the Kiwanis reading program.

Volunteers from Winter Haven Kiwanis visit six local Head Start centers once a month for six months during the school year. In addition to reading to students and showing them how fun reading can be, each child receives a book to take home every month.
Learn more

Head Start locations supported by Winter Haven Kiwanis:

  • Auburndale Central Elementary
  • Eagle Lake Elementary
  • Garner Elementary
  • Snively Elementary
  • Wahnetta Elementary
  • Winter Haven Head Start


58th Annual Pancake Breakfast

Thank you to our volunteers, sponsors, and everyone who attended the 2017 Kiwanis Pancake Festival!

 



Tiffani Gozdur
Polk Emerging Leaders Awards

Winter Haven Kiwanis President-elect Tiffani Gozdur was one of five local young professionals to receive the 2016 Polk Emerging Leaders Awards on August 16, 2016.

Read more about Tiffani's accomplishments in the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce blog.



Florida Kiwanis
Club President of the Year

Winter Haven Kiwanis Past President Craig Clevenger was recognized with the Robert L. "Bob" Moore Outstanding Club President award at the 99th Annual Florida Kiwanis District Convention in August 2016.


Pictured left to right:
Bob Moore, Past Kiwanis International President & FL Kiwanis Gov.
Dr. Celia Earle, 2015-2016 Florida Kiwanis Governor
Craig Clevenger, 2015-2016 Winter Haven Kiwanis President



Suzie Moraco
Woman of the Year

Winter Haven Kiwanis Past President, Suzie Moraco, was honored with the coveted Banker's Cup Award for Female Citizen of the Year on May 19, 2016.


Suzie is pictured here with active Kiwanis members who attended the ceremony.

Read more about Suzie's accomplishments in the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce blog.



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Kiwanis in the News
Support Kiwanis on Amazon Smile
09/30/2017
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Support Winter Haven Kiwanis every time you shop on Amazon.  This is free...

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Winning Season
12/01/2016
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Polk Emerging Leaders honored
08/16/2016
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Winter Haven Kiwanis President-elect, Tiffani Gozdur, was a recipient of the...

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School Board candidates answer questions on district issues
08/01/2016
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Topics covered a wide range of issues

Article by Madison Fantozzi

http://www.theledger.com/article/20160801/news/160809954?tc=ar

Kiwanis Club of Winter Haven holds fundraiser for needy students
07/07/2016
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Kiwanis Club has a donation bucket at Richard's Fine Coffee in Winter Haven....

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Brigham Academy K-Kids work to beautify their school
05/30/2016
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Teacher says it's about learning the importance of community service.

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Kiwanis Club invests in scholarships
01/28/2016
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The Kiwanis Club of Winter Haven has made a change to its scholarship program,...

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Kiwanis to hold annual pancake fundraiser
01/28/2016
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Breakfast set for Saturday 1/30 at St. John's United Methodist

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Winter Haven Kiwanis: Celebrating 80 Years
04/28/2015
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Central FL Health News features "Serving the Children" charity golf tournament
07/07/2014
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Central Florida Health News magazine published a photo feature in their...

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The 863 Magazine shines a spotlight on Kiwanis
07/31/2013
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FOCUS Magazine's 1st Annual Persons of the Year
01/01/2011
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