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Serving the Children of the World

Cookeville High School Key Club to the rescue - 02/11/2018
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The Key Club at Cookeville High School served spaghetti, salad and cookies to the residents of the Cookeville Rescue Mission on a rainy Saturday evening, assisted by Kiwanians. Key Clubbers, attired in red and pink, shared messages of love with Valentine cards that members personally wrote to the guests. One guest, touched by the dinner and cards, remarked, "I can't recall the last time I was served a meal [and not have to get it myself]."

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Kiwanians honor B.U.G. students at Jere Whitson ES - 02/09/2018
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Matt Adderman, Bob Palmer, Charlie Macke and Rod Pineda (not in photo) served pizza for third-grade students who raised their math and reading scores at Jere Whitson Elementary School. Kiwanis has Bring Up Grades (B.U.G.) programs at the school and at Cane Creek Elementary School

Kiwanians donate toys for Toys for Tots - 12/12/2017
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Kiwanians delivered personal donations of toys for the Toys for Tots Program during the club's meeting today. Local Toys for Tots Director Freddie Duncan reported another successful year with the Bike Donation Program which was coordinated with Life Church and the Kiwanis Club.

Kiwanis and Key Club for Toys for Tots - 12/02/2017
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Kiwanis and The Upperman High School Key Club partnered with Life Church to collect bicycles, toys and donations for Toys for Tots at the Cookeville and Algood Wal-mart locations this Saturday.

Toys for Tots Bike Drive - 11/21/2017
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Donate a kid's bike to Toys for Tots by dropping it off at Walmart in Algood or Cookeville on Saturday, December 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 2: p.m. Kiwanians and other Toys for Tots supporters will be there to receive the bikes. You can also donate funds by writing a check to "Life Church" and put "Toys for Tots" on the memo line of the check.

Kiwanis treats BUG students at Cane Creek Elementary School - 11/01/2017
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Twelve students from Kindergarten through fourth grade were treated to a pizza party by Kiwanians at Cane Creek Elementary School on Halloween. These students were selected by their teachers for improving their Math and Reading scores the most during the last grading term.

Kiwanis installs new officers and directors - 09/29/2017
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The Kiwanis Club of Putnam County recently installed its officers and directors for 2017-2018. Seated are (from left to right): Immediate Past President Charlie Moore, Division 2 Lt. Governor Curtis Shinsky and President Charlie Macke. Standing are Secretary Jim Fleming, Director Jimmy Patterson, Director Renee Mayher, President-elect Mark Melichar, Director Bob Palmer and Treasurer Trevor Dyer. The other directors are Wayne Russell and Jim Westmoreland.

Kiwanis On-line Auction results - 09/27/2017
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The Kiwanis On-line Auction raised $8,590 from winning bids and $2,770.06 in cash donations thanks to the donors, bidders and friends of Kiwanis. The money raised will go to the Kiwanis of Cookeville Foundation in support of its various children-oriented projects that are showcased on this website. Shown in the photo from left to right are James Bray (Tays Realty & Auction), Kiwanis President Charles Moore, Kiwanians Bob Palmer and Larry Vickers, Sam Tays (Tays Realty & Auction) and President-elect Charlie Macke.

School supplies for BUG Program - 08/23/2017
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Kiwanians assembled school supply kits at the recent Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis District Convention in Lexington, KY. Bring Up Grades (BUG) Director Charlie Macke (left) received those assembled by local Kiwanians Charlie Moore (right), Curtis Shinsky, Larry Vickers and Jim Westmoreland.

Kiwanis supports Children's Museum in STEM event - 07/30/2017
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Kiwanians like Bob Palmer and Charlie Macke supported the Cookeville Children's Museum in its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event, 'Invention Convention,' at the Tennessee Tech University Fitness Center. Hundreds of kids enjoyed the exhibits and participated in play activities that aimed to educate and stimulate interest in the various STEM areas.