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Barrier Free Park Story on Channel 12 New
11/5/2013

Channel 12 News produced and ran a story concerning a family's need for...

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Kiwanis sponsors 2nd Annual Shoot Challenge
9/30/2013
Several news papers have published stories about the upcoming... more
Kiwanis Club Scores Big with College Preview
8/27/2013
The Stuart News told the post event story of the KCOS's 7th College Football... more
Kiwanis Speakers Discuss Changes to NCAA
7/27/2013
The follow up Stuart News article to the event ran on the front sports page... more
Kiwanis To Preview College Football Season
7/25/2013
The Stuart News ran an article about the KCOS College Football Preview.

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Welcome to the Kiwanis Club of Stuart, Florida
Serving Martin County since April 1, 1938

The Kiwanis Club of Stuart (KCOS) was formed on April 1, 1938 and through its members and Foundation (the Kiwanis Club of Stuart, Florida, Foundation, Inc.) has since continuously provided much needed service to the residents of Martin County.   

Some of our major projects over the years include the Martin County pool located at Martin County High School; Kiwanis Park at Woodlawn located in Stuart near Confusion Corner; the Courthouse gazebo; an annual clothes shopping trip for appoximately 70 underprivileged children; start up funding for the Martin County YMCA and Lyric Theatre; a shelter at the YMCA; sponsorships of youth organizations in many of the MC elementary, middle and high schools; the Adopt-A-Class program; years of assistance with Special Olympics; scholarships; and financial assistance to many organizations including the Boy Scouts, the ARC of Martin County, and Helping People Succeed.    The club also provides many other smaller service projects to the community each year.

Our Foundation holds several annual fundraisers to raise funds to support our many projects:  the Historical Ornaments of Martin County and a Sporting Clay Tournament.  Details of each of the fundraisers may be found on the menu tab "Projects - Fundraising" on the left side of this page.

Some of our recent service and fundraising projects are highlighted below.  The news articles on the right side of this page shows some of the past media coverage for our service and fundraising activities.  More detail for many of our activities can be found under the menu tabs listed on the left side of this page including photos of many of our events under the menu tab "Photos."

We are always looking for new members who have an interest in serving their community. If interested, join us for a lunch meeting as our guest.  We meet on Tuesday's from 12:15 to 1:15 at Outback Steakhouse on US 1 in Stuart.  Also, membership information may be found under the "Membership" menu tab on the left side of this page.

Donations to our Foundation and certain of our fundraising items may be purchased on this website under the menu tab "Store - Donation Center."

Thanks for visiting the website of the Kiwanis Club of Stuart, Florida and the Kiwanis Club of Stuart, Florida Foundation, Inc.

 

 


THE KCOS WILL ADD ANOTHER  PHASE TO THE KIWANIS YOUTH PARK AT WOODLAWN 

Kiwanis Park At Woodlawn in Downtown Stuart will have a new inclusive playground installed during 2015 

See the menu tab "Inclusive Playground" for more information including renderings of some of the playground equipment that will be installed and the location of the inclusive playground.

 

 

 

 

 


CHRISTMAS SHOPPING FOR CHILDREN WITH SANTA  

WILL RETURN DECEMBER 13, 2014

On Saturday, December 14, 2013, members of the Kiwanis Club of Stuart with help from many members of our sponsored Key Clubs took approximately 70 children clothes shopping at Bealls on Cove Road in Stuart.   Each child received a full set of clothing.  Many thanks to those who contributed to this project during the year, especially those who contributed to the "Fund A Need" request at the Football Preview auction event.  One family of children brought Santa a special letter of thanks --

 

 

Santa will attend this years shopping event which will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Bealls beginning at 7:30   


2015 Kiwanis Sporting Clay Challenge Is Tentatively Scheduled to be held in March or April 2015

Check back here in coming months for details

The KCOS has held 2 major fundraisers for the Inclusive Playground to be constructed at Kiwanis Youth Park at Woodlawn. Thanks to everyone who assisted in the events including those who served as organizers, sponsors, shooters, auction donors, volunteers, food and beverage providers, to those who provided media coverage of the events and to the staff and employees of South Florida Shooting Club.  The events combined netted approximately $56,000.00 for the playground.  Donations are still being accepted in an effort to raise funds for the park improvements - see the Menu item "Store Donation Center."  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Youth Service Organizations

The Kiwanis Club of Stuart sponsors youth service organizations in various elementary, middle and high schools.  Check out their activities throughout the year by looking under "Service Leadership-Youth" located under the "Projects - Service" on the menu.

 

 

 


 Kiwanis Club of Stuart - Fundraising Information 

The Kiwanis Club of Stuart, Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non profit corporation and solicits funds from the public to allow it to provide service to the community.  Copies of the Foundation's documentation may be found under the "About Us" drop down tab on the left of this page.

 
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY
BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLLFREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR (850) 410-3800 FROM OUTSIDE FLORIDA. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT,
APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.


 

 

Upcoming Events of the Kiwanis Club of Stuart 

Date Type Title
10/21/2014 Meeting

 Patrick Murphy, Democratic incumbent and candidate for US House of Representatives (Florida’s 18th Congressional district) will be our speaker.  www.patrickmurphy.house.gov 

Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18); 2000 PGA Boulevard, Suite A3220; Palm Beach Gardens, FL  33408 Office:  561-253-8433; Fax:  561-253-8436

 

10/28/2014 Meeting

 Carl Domino, Republican candidate for US House of Representatives (Florida’s 18th Congressional district) will be our speaker.   http://www.dominoforcongress.com/

661 Maplewood Drive, #10, Jupiter, FL  33458;  Email:  AskCarl@dominoforcongress.com;  Telephone:  772-245-7305

11/4/2014 Meeting
11/6/2014 Event

The Kiwanis Club of Stuart will hold it's annual installation of officers and directors.  

12/13/2014 Event

For more than 40 years the KCoS has held an annual shopping trip for children who have a need for clothing.   Approximately 70 children are selected from Martin County schools by the school staff members.  On the second Saturday in December, Kiwanians and members of the Key Clubs of Martin County team up with the children to select a complete set of clothing for each child with a total value per child of approximately $60.   The event is at Bealls located at US 1 and Cove Road in South Stuart.   Children receive photos of their visit with Santa and refreshments are provided to each child.    

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