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  Our  Annual Events

Blood Drives
(April, June, August, September, October, and December)

Salvation Army Bell Ringing
(November and December)

10K Race
(2nd Saturday in June)

Halloween Parade
(October 28, 2017)

Annual Auction
(November 18, 2017)


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"Serving the Children of the World"

Welcome  

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 danscholfield@gmail.com to find out more about Kiwanis or to inquire about joining.


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.


Our December 13, 2017 meeting will be a Christmas Party at Ledo Pizza.

On January 10, 2018 we will have a Rebuilding Together presentation.

On February 14, 2018 we will have Larry Schweinsburg, the Crofton Town Manager.

On March 14. 2018 we will have a visit and address by Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh.

 

Saturday, November 18th is our 21st Annual Kiwanis Auction 6:00 p.m. at the Bowie Knights of Columbus Hall

2017 Auction Catalog (over 400 items)

2017 Auction Flyer

 

Our next Blood Drive is December 4th

1-6 p.m. by Wegmans Waugh Chapel

Flags for Heros Fundraiser

 

Our Halloween Parade was held Saturday, October 28th

 

Our 29th Annual 10K Race was held on Saturday, June 10th, 2017  

Results        Race Day Photos

Each of the 19 first place finishers (overall and age groups) received a Chipotle dinner for 10.

Thanks to major sponsor Team Surlis. And to Gold's Gym for your generous sponsorship support and advertising.

 

We thank all our 2017 Sponsors:

Team Surlis of ReMax Leading Edge

Gold's Gym

Zancan Press

Chipotle

Chick-fil-A

Kibby Chiropractic

Solstice Kitchen and Bath

Edward Jones Financial Services

Crofton Family Dentistry

Kirk Lynn State Farm Agency

Al and Jackie Tucker

Essex Bank

Belair Engineering

Williams Financial Services

Effective Integrative Healthcare

Joyce and John Maloney

The Fallon Family

Kumon of Crofton

Reilly Insurance

Robert Andrews Salon & Spa

424 Wine & Spirit

8 Days a Week Business Solutions

Wegmans

Tom Callahan Law Office 

Nancy and Reggie Haseltine

Family Bike Shop

Michael Malone Law Office

Crofton Country Club

Kimmotions

2016 Race Results

2016 Race Photos

 

Here's a video of our Spring 2017 Rebuilding Together Project

 

Crofton Kiwanis Charity Auction

The 20th Annual Charity Auction was held on Saturday, November 12th beginning at 6:00 p.m. 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. 

2016 Live Auction Items

2016 Silent Auction Catalog

 

This year's auction will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

We hope to see you there! 

 

Kiwanis Halloween Parade

The 2016 Crofton Kiwanis Club Halloween parade was held on Saturday, October 29th.  Children in costume registered at the Prince of Peace Church at 10 a.m. and then a little after 11 a.m. joined the parade of police cars, fire engines, bag pipers, bands, cars, etc. which started at Crofton Woods Elementary School.  Then everyone marched to Crofton Elementary School. 

Following the parade there were refreshments and crafts for the children. 

Here's a video of a past parade



Regular Monthly Meetings


At our November 2017 meeting we had optometrist Dr. Nina Doyle as our guest speaker for "Keeping Our Vision Sharp and Eyes Healthy Through the Years".

At our October 2017 meeting we had Beth Ross, President of the Crofton Christian Caring Council (CCCC) speak and our club, led by President Pat Heelen (left), presented a check for $4000 to the CCCC.

At our September 2017 meeting we had Lauren Parker, the Register of Wills for Anne Arundel County, speak on the importance of having a Last Will and Testament.

For our August 2017 meeting we heard from Jonathan Boniface about the history of the Build Crofton High School movement. He is also running for County Council so we may hear some of his ideas for the future of the county.

At our July 2017 meeting Maryland Delegate and member Mike Malone spoke about current happenings around Maryland. We were also visited by incoming Lt. Governor Andrew Wong.

At our June 2017 meeting Dr. Suzanne Holroyd presented a number of statistical reports dealing with DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response. We also presented our annual scholarship check to Alexis Joseph of Meade High School, and we received a report of the many District 4B service projects from Lt. Governor Jair Pearsall.

At our March 2017 meeting Bobbi Caufman from Happy Helpers was our guest speaker.


2016 Monthly Meeting Programs:

November- Larry Lambert of Galaxy Hypnosis

October - District Lieutenant Governor, George Purcell, on Youth Protection and Kiwanis International's new iniatives.

September - Club VP Pat Heelen on the Mission of Mercy charity

August - Cathy Rosenbaum, Executive Director of Maryland Therapeutic Riding

July - Michele Corkadel of County Executive Steve Schuh's office on heroin addiction in the county

June - packet stuffing for 28th Annual Crofton Kiwanis 10K

May - election of next year's officers 

April - Jon Marsiglia of Chesapeake AED Services

March - sponsored Key Clubbers on the Key Club Convention

February - Chief Dave Ayers and Past President Kathleen "Kitty" Gross of the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department

January - Tracy Lynott, Development Director for Bello Macre

2015 Monthly Meeting Programs:

November - Hospice of the Chesapeake

October - Maryland State Board of Elections 

 

Kiwanis Eliminate Program

Learn about Our Key Leader Program for Grades 8-12

Of Community Interest: Crofton Maryland History

 

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Last Updated 11/16/17 - for problems contact Crofton Kiwanis Webmaster at rhaseltine@aol.com