Club News

Lynnwood Kiwanis provides pancake breakfast to American Cancer Society Relay for Life participants - 06/07/2018
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On Sunday, June 3 13 members of Lynnwood Kiwanis set up an outdoor kitchen and prepared a pancake and sausage breakfast for participants in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life at McCollum Park in Everett.  At the conclusion of the event a donation was presented to American Cancer Society along with tips received at the breakfast.

Lynnwood Kiwanis Continues to Grow - 05/16/2017
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Lynnwood Kiwanis has had four members join us in recent weeks.  We are proud to welcome Mike Moylan,  Robin Olsen-Scribner, Jim Scribner and Sharon Eddy to our club. All four have jumped right in having worked service projects and attended a new member orientation and club meetings.   Shown here is Mike Moylan.

New member Robin Olsen-Scribner - 05/16/2017
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Shown here is Robin Olsen- Scribner

Shown here is Sharon Eddy - 05/16/2017
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Sharon Eddy installed.

Shown here is Jim Scribner - 05/16/2017
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Jim Scribner installed.

65 Year Kiwanis Member Dr. Jay B. Rust Passes - 04/13/2017
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Lynnwood Kiwanis has lost a great friend and great Kiwanian with the passing of Dr. Jay B. Rust on March 31 at the age of 94.  Jay was a 65 year member of Kiwanis and a member of Lynnwood Kiwanis for over 50 years.  He served as our club president, lieutenant governor, many years as club secretary and always on hand at club projects.  While attending Washington State University he was part of the initial organization that became the first Circle K.  Jay was the recipient of the prestigious Mel Dennis Award presented by the Pacific Northwest District of Kiwanis to the Outstanding Club Secretary. A celebration of life was held at the home of our Kiwanis member Cindy Barber,...

Lynnwood Kiwanis Save Old Spectacles Project A BIG Success - 02/28/2017

On February 27 several members of Lynnwood Kiwanis and some members of Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High School Key Clubs met at College Place Optical Shop (owned by Lynnwood Kiwanis members Ron and Billie Swengel) to repair and clean and count and pack up for shipping, 815 pairs of glasses.  The glasses will now go to Mercy Ships where people in third world countries will be fitted with glasses that may well be helping them see clearly for the first time.  This is a Kiwanis project done by clubs all over the world and Lynnwood has been participating for years.

Two More New Members Join Lynnwood Kiwanis - 02/09/2017
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Lynnwood Kiwanis continues it's pattern of membership growth for 2017 as the Board of Directors approved new member, Jean Kellogg and new, transfer member, Kathleen Moylan on February 8.  Pictured here is President Ron Swengel officially installing Kathleen at our February 9 meeting.  Kathleen is a long time Kiwanis member and very involved at District and International level as she works in the area of club building and the Kiwanis Formula.  She has moved here recently from Ohio where she retains her membership in the Mason Kiwanis Club.  Jean Kellogg is known to many of us as she is a teacher at Lynnwood High School and serves as the Faculty Adivisor to Lynnwood High...

Lynnwood Kiwanis Member Robert "Bob" Olsen Passes - 01/24/2017
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Long time member of Lynnwood Kiwanis, Robert Olsen passed away on January 5 at the age of 94.  Bob was a Life Member and a very active member over the years. He earned Kiwanian of the Year honors in 1989 and received the Hixson Foundation Medal from Kiwanis International Foundation.  His memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 28 at 1 pm at Maplewood Presbyterian Church where he was a charter member.

Lynnwood Kiwanis Christmas Party - 12/05/2016
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The annual gathering for the Christmas Party for the Lynnwood Kiwanis members and family was held at the lovely home of Harvey and EdnaMae Smith on Sunday, December 4.  The afternoon/evening included a wonderful salmon and brisket dinner provided by the Smith's with many potluck items brought by members.  Lots of pleasant conversations were held, libations were consumed, carols were sung, Seahawks were watched and a festive time was had by all. Members brought  gift cards for local fast food locations which will be given to Holly House to help them support students at Scriber Lake High School.  We certainly want to thank the Smiths for their hospitality.