"Serving the Children of the
The Kiwanis Club and Foundation of Crofton, Maryland
serves the Greater Crofton area, focusing on the needs of children
and families, community involvement and enrichment, and service to
the citizens. Examples of our activities include the
Annual Crofton Halloween Parade, the Annual 10K Race, "Rebuilding Together,"
Salvation Army bell ringing and quarterly blood drives. Our
charitable activities include
service to the aged at the Crofton Convalescent Center, Sarah's
House, the Crofton Caring Council, and
assistance to Wounded Veterans. We also fund other
charitable causes on an ad hoc basis.
Contact Membership Chair Dan Scholfield at
(410) 721-1729 or
firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about Kiwanis or to inquire about joining.
Our 28th Annual 10K Race was
Saturday, June 11th.
Each of the 19 first place finishers
(overall and age groups) received a Chipotle dinner for 10.
Regular Monthly Meetings
Monthly Crofton Kiwanis
Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar
and Grill banquet room (lower level, rear entrance). Guests
are always welcome for our regular meetings and to listen to our
program's guest speakers.
In upcoming weekly meetings this summer we will present our
Teen of the Year award. We also plan to hear from Dr. Robert
Karlsberg speak on stress relief.
For our July meeting we had Michele Corkadel represent County
Executive Steve Schuh's office to discuss county items of interest,
including infrastructure projects and the immense problems with
herion addiction and overdoses in the county. We also
presented two scholarships to our outstanding Key Club
At our June meeting we
stuffed packets for the 28th Annual Crofton Kiwanis 10K. There
was no speaker or formal program.
May meeting was be held in the back room of Ledo's
Pizza instead of the Blue Dolphin and we had our election of next
April meeting we had Jon Marsiglia of Chesapeake
AED Services discuss
CPR and the use of defibrillators.
At our Wednesday
March meeting we heard from our sponsored Key Clubbers as
they shared their experiences at the recent Key Club Convention.
At our February meeting we
had Chief Dave Ayers of the Arundel
Volunteer Fire Department and Past President Kathleen "Kitty" Gross
speak about the services our local firefighters provide.
Our speaker at our
January meeting was Ms. Tracy Lynott, Development Director for Bello Macre,
a Glen Burnie-based nonprofit organization that provides residential
and care services in Anne Arundel County and Carroll County for adults
with developmental disabilities.
At our November
meeting at Walden Country Club
we had a
speaker from the Hospice of the Chesapeake. He discussed the
hospice's new care facility in Pasadena, Maryland and the Honor
Salute program for terminally ill veterans, which was very
appropriate on Veteran's Day. We also had a visit from "Jon"
Rife of Grundy, Virginia who is a candidate for Governor of the
Capital District for 2016-2017.
Our speaker at the
October meeting was with the Maryland State Board of
Elections and discussed new changes for the state's voting
Here's a video of our recent Rebuilding
The 19th Annual Charity Auction
was a great success! It was held on
Saturday, November 21st beginning at the Bowie Knights of Columbus
Hall. More than 400 auction
items were part of the silent and live auctions. All proceeds
will go to support Crofton Kiwanis Club Foundation’s
charitable and community service projects.
Pictures from the 2015 Auction
2015 Auction Booklet of all Items
Kiwanis Halloween Parade
The Crofton Kiwanis Club Halloween parade on Saturday, October 31st
was a great success. The parade began at the
Crofton Country Club and proceeded down Crofton Parkway
to Crofton Woods Elementary School.
Following the parade there were refreshments and crafts for the children, and
"Carol the Witch"
will told spooky stories.
Check out our 2015 Halloween Parade
Here's a video of a past parade
2016 Blood Drives - Click
Kiwanis Eliminate Program
Learn about Our Key Leader Program for Grades
Of Community Interest: Crofton Maryland History