Club News

Race benefits distributed - 07/09/2017
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The impact from the hard work of Belden Village Kiwanis members to produce a successful Miles for Kids Run/Walk was on display at the July 6 meeting at the Hyatt Place.

The funds raised with send kids to camp help with christian sports programs, assist youthful patients at Akron Children's Hospital and support familes of patients.

In the photo, Liz Fach of Pathway accepted a $3,500 check from Jordan Maddocks, race director. Additional presentations included $2,000 to Church Sports & Recreation Ministries presented to Lyndon Thomas, $500 to Ronald McDonald House Akron accepted by Aristea Tzouloufis and $300 will go to Akron Children's Hospital. (photos in the club...


Werstler leads runners in Miles for Kids 5K - 05/13/2017
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Zack Werstler scorched the course in 17.05 to take first in the May 13 Miles for Kids 5K over some 80 runners.

Staged by Belden Village Kiwanis Club at Stark State College, the popular event benefits Pathway Caring for Children of Canton and Association of Church Sports Recreation Ministries of Canton.

Pictured is Werstler (left) receiving his medal from Jordan Maddocks, race director.

See additional pictures in Photo Gallery.


Kiwanians police Sippo Lake Park April 15 - 04/15/2017
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Work crews led by Belden Village Kiwanis Club members supported by Key Clubbers from Jackson and GlenOak high schools and members of the Aktion Club swept through park land. lake house and trails picking up the winter’s trash.

Following the clean up, workers enjoyed lunch and a Starks Parks slide show and presentation.

See additional photos in the Photo Gallery.


Don and Dorothy Murray honored - 03/30/2017
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Establishment of a newly endowed scholarship fund in the names of Don and Dorothy Murray highlighted ceremonies honoring the couple March 30 at the Malone University Johnson Center.

Spearheaded by the Belden Village Kiwanis Club, the scholarship for music students and the event recognized the Murrays for lifelong dedication to community service through Kiwanis and education through the university.

See additional photos in Don and Dorothy Murraiy in the club photo gallery.

Don served Kiwanis in roles from club president to Kiwanis International Trustee. At Malone, Don was Chairman of the Fine Arts Department, Director of the Malone Chorale and Dean of Adult Studies, where he founded the Malone...