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Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that our club is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees

Name Chairs Description
Bike Rodeo
Swanson, Daryl
Organizes club members to help out with the Bike Rodeo Safety Program
Blood Bank
Ruby, Rich
Organizes and solicits blood donations from club members
Boy's & Girl's State
Dasenbrock, Betty
Collect and review applications for selecting boys and girls to attend.
Club History & Education
Silletto, Tom
Responsible for compiling and maintaining history records as well as continue to educate the members about Kiwanis
Community Service Perform community needs survey if necessary. Carry out at least one monthly service project
House and Reception This Committee is responsible for meeting room and meeting supplies. Assigns responsibilities for program and setup and greeter. Collects money and reservations for dinner
Human and Spirtual Values
Wisthoff, Steve
Support human and spriritual growth and wellness in our club and our community. Provide communication to sick and shut-in members
Interclub
Teaford, Lori
Organizes interclub meetings with other Kiwanis clubs.
Lincoln Food Bank Back Pack, Emergency Food Pantry and Food Mart
Mayo, Lois
Newman, Enid
Ross, Cheryl A.
Organizes club members to help out with the distribution of food with the back pack program at Clinton Elementary School, Emergency Food Pantry at Bryon School, and Food Mart at North Star High School
Meals on Wheels
Teaford, Lori
Organizes club members to help with Meals on Wheels from Tabitha.
Membership & Growth
Omtvedt, Irv
Support the club in recruiting new members. Conduct orientation training for new members. Prepare and conduct induction ceremony for new members. Assist in keeping membership directory updated
Park Cleanup & Support Park cleanup at University, Bethany and Easterday city parks
Peanut Day
Frederick, Roy
Ross, Cheryl A.
A fund-raising event for Kiwanis Clubs world-wide. Kiwanis Peanut Day is an international event held to raise money for club projects
Program
Bell, Lloyd
Hartung, Ted
Find featured speaker for club meetings
Public Relations & Communications
Scheinost, Sandy
Scheinost, Steve
Ensures that the public receives, through the media and other means, the Objects, goals, programs, and achievements of the Club. Responsible for taking photos at club events and meetings. Manages and maintains the newsletter and club website
Scholarships and Student Aid
Silletto, Tom
Collect and review applications for scholarships. Arrange matching grants for scholarships
Service Leadership Committee
Scheinost, Sandy
Oversees service leadership clubs that our club supports.
Silent Auction
Teaford, Lori
Organize silent Auction in conjuction with Soup Supper
SLP East Key Club
Scheinost, Marilyn
Service Leadership Program
SLP Lux Builders Club
Abele, Jeff
Service Leadership Program
SLP Pyrtle K-Kids
Scheinost, Sandy
Service Leadership Program
Soup Supper
Scheinost, Steve
This committee is responsible for planning and managing the Soup Supper fund raiser held in March of each year.
Tax Day Sale
Scheinost, Sandy
A one day fund raising event in which Kiwanis members participate by helping Lancaster County Tax officials.
UNL Baseball Concession Stand
Scheinost, Steve
Organizes club members to work at UNL Baseball Concession stand for fund raising project.
Young Children-Priority One/Youth Services
Scheinost, Marilyn
Ross, Cheryl A.
Kiwanis puts a huge priority on serving pre-school age children. This committee addresses the needs of children from birth to 5 years old in our community, nation, and world Provides volunteer and financial support for a wide range of youth activities like Sewing For Babies, Special Olympics, Harvest of Books, Children in Crisis Back Pack Program, Clinton School, and the Key Leader Program. The committee also considers providing support for other youth-related activities as the need arises