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Club recipient of Palo Alto Players " Players Give Back Program.”  - 04/26/2017
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  The Palo Alto Players, a Corporate Member of our Club has designated our Charitable Foundation as a recipient of their “Players Give Back Program.”  The Players Gives Back program  is a way to raise awareness and financial support for both Palo Alto Players and nonprofits in our community. For each production, they partner with one local nonprofit and they collect donations at the theatre during the run of the production through an audience ask at the end of every performance.  Players then donates 50% of the proceeds raised during the run of the production to the nonprofit partner.  They usually raise about $1,500-$2,000...


Club starts “Kiwanis Smarts” Tutoring Project in Tapulao - 02/20/2017
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Club starts “Kiwanis Smarts” Tutoring Project in Tapulao, Orani, Bataan, the Philippines.

On a recent trip to the Philippines, one of our club members, Lamberto “Bert” Torres, found out that students were being promoted to the next grade even when they had not mastered the basic material necessary to continue learning and that In fact, there were third graders who could not read.  That provided impetus for starting a tutoring program and Bert then talked with parents of the affected students to get their buy-in.  The Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto has now funded a pilot tutoring program in the school.  The new tutoring project program will identify the school...


Club honos Don Peterson for 50 years as a Palo Alto Kiwanian! - 02/16/2017
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The Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto at its Luncheon February 16, 2017, honored two of its members.  In photo, Don Peterson was presented with a “Legion of Honor” Certificate and Pin for having been in our Kiwanis Club for over 50 years by Club President, Karen Pauls.  Also, John King, was presented with a “Legion of Honor” Certificate and pin for having been a Kiwanian for over 30 years!