Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Saturday, 31 January 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Saturday
Low  34°
High 47°
Sunday
Low  20°
High 39°
Monday
Low  30°
High 53°
Tuesday
Low  33°
High 66°
Wednesday
Low  20°
High 37°
Thursday
Low  30°
High 47°
Friday
Low  37°
High 60°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 35°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Early Risers Kiwanis Distribute "Coats For Kids"
12/04/2013

 

 The Liberal Early Risers Kiwanis Club has been busy over the past couple of weeks distributing winter coats to children in need via the “Coats for Kids” project.  Early Risers Kiwanis members partnered with the Liberal Soroptimist Club again this year to distribute winter coats, stocking caps and gloves to children in the community.  With the Kiwanis providing winter coats and the Soroptimist Club providing matching caps and gloves.  At this time over 250 coats, caps and gloves have been given free of charge to children in need, just in time for cold winter temperatures.

 The “Coats for Kids” project is a longtime annual project for the Early Risers Kiwanis and has provided literally thousands of coats locally to those in need over the years.  The bulk of the funding comes from the annual “Peach Sale” held in late summer or early fall depending on the peach crop.  This year due to a difficult growing season in Colorado, peach committee chairman Lynn Schmitt secured a load of fresh from the tree Georgia peaches.  The peaches were delivered to Liberal by National Carriers and sold on the parking lot of Jerry Harding’s State Farm Insurance.  The Early Risers Kiwanis would certainly like to thank National Carriers and Jerry Harding for their valuable contribution to a successful fund raising event.  And also thank you for the generous community support of the peach sale enabling the sale of nearly 500 cases of peaches in a single day.

 However, a project on the scale of the “Coats for Kids” program could not be sustained without generous individual contributions as well.  This year several businesses and entities contributed to the “Coats for Kids” project.  They are:

 

·         Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company

·         National Beef Packing Company

·         First National Bank

·         Sunflower Bank

·         Community Bank

·         Conestoga Energy

·         Southwest Medical Center

·         Hay-Rice & Associates

·         Liberal Harley Davidson & Harley Owners Group (H.O.G. Chapter)

 

The Early Risers Kiwanis Club would like to publicly say “Thank You!” to these donors for their generous support.

 The “Coats for Kids” committee was headed this year by club member Ed Poley.  And a thank you goes out to USD 480 Director of Human Resources & Public Relations Jason McAfee for his assistance with the program in the school system.  And finally it takes many people to purchase, sort and distribute the coats.  Thank you to all involved in making the “Coats for Kids” project a success again this year.

 The Early Risers Kiwanis Club is a service club oriented to serving the children of the community through various projects. If you are interested in becoming a member, meetings are held every Thursday morning at 6:30 am at the Pancake House Restaurant.  We would like to invite prospective members to attend and see what Early Risers Kiwanis is all about.

 

 

© Kiwanis Press Release
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal Police Investigate Hit and Run Death
2 Vehicle Accident Claims Life Of Guymon Man
Liberal Man Injured In Finney County Accident
Garden City Police Officers Attacked
Car Crashes into Semi in Stanton County Injuring One
Martinez, Willimon, Warren, Helm, Abbott, Combs, and Kisner File,
Seward County Crash Sends Man to Hospital
Liberal City Commission Meets, OK's Convention Center Project
Dean Alling and Joe Bowden File For City Commission
Jack Carlile Files For City Commission
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
OPSU Assistant and Former Jayhawk to Speak in Liberal
McCook Upends Saints in Baseball Opener
Friday's Scores
Seward County United Way Celebration set for Feb. 5
Hayden Coker is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Megalodon Coming to MAAM
Vanessa Reever Appointed Seward County Deputy Clerk
Three Have Signed Up For The 66th International Pancake Race
Friday's Games
Car Crashes into Semi in Stanton County Injuring One
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group