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Picasso Had to Start Somewhere - 02/02/2017
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A wonderful time was had for the budding artists at the Kiwanis Paint Night at the Fieldhouse. Thanks to President Ron for setting this up as part of the Prembroke Snowspree events and a fundraiser for Kiwanis projects. 


Kiwanis Way Commemorative Sign Project - 12/07/2016
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The Algonquin College Outdoor Adventure Naturalist Program students presented their Applied Research Projects on December 7th including the work done on the Kiwanis Way Commemorative Sign Project. This joint project of Kiwanis and Algonquin College will result in 12 signs being placed along the Kiwanis Walkway celebrating the historic and cultural past of the area. 


2016 Food Drive - 09/24/2016
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Our Kiwanis Day project for the Community was a Food Drive for the Salvation Army and St. Joseph's Food Banks. Over $6000 in food and $1500 in cash was donated by the people in Pembroke for these two very good causes. 

Kiwanians and members of the Key Club, Aktion Club and Circle K as well as friends of Kiwanis donated thier time to make this a great success. 


Pancake Breakfast - 09/04/2016
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What would the great Fiddle Festival in Pembroke be without the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. Once again the guests at Fiddle Park awoke to the smell of pancakes and sauages cooking at the Kiwanis Field House. Thanks to Kiwanian Brenda McKnight and all the Kiwanians, friends and family who woke up early and came out to help serve breakfast.


Cross River Swim - 08/27/2016
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Kiwanian Bob McLaughlin organized and swam in the double cross swim on the Ottawa River. The swim raises fund from many generous donations for the ongling service projects of the Club. Congratulations Bob!!


Think You're Smart - 04/08/2016
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Kiwanis Trivia Night at the Field House brought out the brightest and the best to test thier wits. The quizz masters challenged the seven teams with 100 questions that ended the evening with a three way tie. The tie breaking 5 question round (like a shoot out in hockey) left the Quizicles going home with the hardware (actually plasticware) and more importantly the bragging rights. Congratulations to Ron and Kate Lloyd, Malcolm and Debbie Montgomery and Peter and Cherylee Leigh.


Robbie Burns Lives! - 01/27/2016
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The January 27th Kiwanis meeting celebrated the birthday of Robbie Burns complete with pipers, the reciting of the Address to the Haggis peom by Derek McEwen, and the singing of some favourite Scottish tunes. 


Legion of Honour Presented - 12/12/2015
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The Kiwanis Legion of Honour was presented to David Metzger Sn for 35 Years of Service in the Pembroke Kiwanis Club by Lt. Governor Mac Plaunt. In the photo as well is Mrs. Elaine Metzger and Club President Dave Metzger Jr. 


Governor Allen Ure Visits Pembroke - 11/29/2015
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Our Pembroke Club had a special visit from our new Governor of the Eastern Canada and the Carabean District. A reception and lunch was held at the Field House organized by Lieutenant Governor Mac Plaunt on Sunday November 29. Key Club, Builders Club and Circle K Club members helped with the dinner and provided entertainment for the event.  See the photo section. 

Many thanks to all that helped put the day together, Pembroke Kiwanians and all the visiters from the Ottawa Clubs that made it a special day.


Santa Claus is Coming to Town - 11/28/2015
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Kiwanis, once again, had a float in the Pembroke Sanata Claus Parade. over 4000 kids (old and young) lined the parade route to get in the Christmas Spirit. Our own Kiwanian Ashley Bernard was Cinderella for the evening riding along the parade route in her Pumpkin Carriage.