News  Highlights

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2022-2023 Club Officers announced

This year's smile team from left to right is Immediate Past President Richard Granados, President Elect Carol Sams, Secretary Pat Lehman, President Sid Lehman and Ellen Turner Treasurer.

October Newsletter

Kiwanis member CeCe Williams honored for her service

The Kiwanis Club of Fontana presented a "Distinguished Service Award" for her outstanding service to the club and her community during the CNH Kiwanis District Governor's -Margo Dutton visit.

During her short time as a member, she has attended multiple events and activities with the club.  For Easter she chaired the clubs project of preparing large boy and girl newborn baskets that were given out to local hospitals for newborns on or about Easter. 

She has also, accepted the position of secretary for the 2022-2023 year which begins on October 1st.

Congratulations CeCe!

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Pictured above, from left to right, are Margo Dutton -  Governor, CeCe Williams and Richard Granados -  President

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October 6, 2020

Fontana Kiwanis installs 2020-2021 Officers

At the clubs meeting on Tuesday - October 6, 2020 the new club officers were officially installed by the  20-21 Lt. Governor, Rex Ramsey of Cal-Nev-Ha's division 36.  Due to Covid-19 the event was held outdoors.

Pictured above, from left to right, are Nubia Diaz - Secretary, Richard Granados - Vice President, Jason Zara - President, Rex Ramsey - Lt. Governor, Linda Nunn Weals - Treasurer.

May 22, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS go to the following very deserving 2020 graduate scholarship awardees:

 

Because the COVID-19 pandemic has caused school closures, the Fontana Kiwanis Club was finding it impossible to do our usual vetting of high school seniors for scholarship awards. But THANKS to the help of willing F.U.S.D, employees still on the job, at least technologically, we WERE able to award our annual Kiwanis scholarships!
 

Jurupa Hills High School

Valeria Gutierez & Rodrigo Alcaraz
H.J. Kaiser High School:

Ashley Lozana & Fabiola Ramirez
A.B. Miller High School:

Katherine Rodriguez & Alizbet Pineda
Fontana High School:

Karen Martinez-Sanders & Michael Reynoso
Summit High School:

Victor Rodriquez & Mao Wang
Birch Continuation High School:

Archangel Jesus Delgado

The special Koehler Memorial Scholarship was awarded this year to Jennifer Gonzalez of Kaiser High School.

 

The Fontana Kiwanis Club congratulates ALL of this year's graduates!

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February 11, 2020

Expressions of the heart given to Veterans

Kiwanis club members and the Divisions Lt. Governor filled out Valentine cards that were given out at the VA Hospital in Loma Linda.  It's always been a big hit so the club continues to do these every year, said Gloria Echandi.

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October 15, 2019

Tribal archaeologist speaks

Members of the club and local citizens were pleased to have Dr. Gary Stickel, the tribal archaeologist for the Gabrieleno Band of Mission Indians - Kizh Nation.  Kish is the tribal name of the indigenous people who lived in the local area when the Spanish-Europeans first arrived in the area.

Stickel spoke on the ongoing efforts to preserve the 13,000-year-old oak in the Jurupa Hills, just south of Fontana, which was recently named the Sacred Hurungan Kish Oak.

Pictured is Dr. Gary Stickel and Chief Ernest Salas.

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November 25, 2019

Club donates tabs

The Kiwanis Club of Fontana supports the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House by participating in their pull tab collection program. Pull tabs are the aluminum tops from cans of soda and other beverages. Pull tabs can be dropped off at the clubs meeting place, Fontana Sizzler, any Tuesday at noon, year round. We will make sure they make it to the Loma Linda House. The funds raised by their recycling tab program are used to help support the day to day operations of their House.

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September 17, 2019

2019-2020 Board Members Elected

At the September 17th club meeting the new club officers and directors for the upcoming year of 2019-2020, which begins on October 1st, were elected.  Pictured above from left to right are Immediate Past President - Gloria Echandi, Treasurer - Linda Nunn Weals, President - Darlene Scalf, Vice President - Jason Zara,  and Secretary - Nubia Diaz.  Kiwanis Division 36 Ltg. Governor Don DeBourguianon did the honors of inducting them.

At the same meeting Linda Nunn Weals was honored for her many years of service as Secretary and for being part of almost all the clubs service projects throughout the years.  Thank you Linda, you deserve it!

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July 27, 2020

 

Kiwanis fireworks booth a success!

We want to "Thank" club members, volunteers and all the people who purchased their fireworks from us. It was a great showing of support!

As in past years, proceeds from the sale of fireworks will be used for youth scholarships.  Over the years the club has donated thousands of dollars towards their futures.

Thank you again!

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