From President Jim Wylie – Looking forward to seeing everyone at our semi-annual Board of Trustees meeting in Orlando on February 15th! We now have an FKF Executive Director – Alison Cacella – who will be joining us at the meeting. Ali is already going thru some training and attending conference call committee meetings. Please continue to contact your division clubs regarding their annual support checks for our administrative budget. The Wil & Rachel Blechman Fund to raise monies for children’s services – ages 0 to 5 years – is open for contributions. We have already received nearly $35,000 in cash and pledges. Exciting times for your Florida Kiwanis Foundation and we appreciate everyone’s work as we continue to grow.

Scholarships – Deadline for receipt of the 2020 J. Walker Field Scholarship for Key Club applications is March 1, 2020. Please make sure to distribute the application to your Key Club Advisors.

Grants Updates – January mini grant awardees were KC of Madison for 4H summer camp scholarships; KC of Plantation for 1st grade reading books; KC of Vero Treasure Coast for paint, handicap ramps and yard cleanup supplies of selected homes; KC of Deerfield Beach West for materials for back to school; KC of Tamarac for literacy program books; KC of Lake Region Keystone-Melrose to assist in the building of two GoGo pits for two elementary schools. To date 32 mini grants have been approved.

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Trustee News February 2020

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