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Support for Domestic Violence Program - 12/06/2017
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Volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Alexandria participated in a fundraiser for the Alexandria Battered Women's Shelter. The fundraiser resulted in donations of 5 grocery carts full of supplies, $185 in gift cards and $162 in cash.


Upcoming Fall Events - 11/01/2017
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Spend your Fall with Kiwanis. We have several volunteer events coming up including:

  • 12/07/17  Annual Stocking Stuffer Event
  • 12/21/17  Volunteer Opportunity, Ring the Bell for Salvation Army
  • 12/28/17  Kids Magic Show for John Adams Elementary School and Member Families

To find out more or participate contact Alexandria.Kiwanis@earthlink.net


Annual Fishing Day was a success! - 10/07/2017
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We had over 35 kids and 4 Key Clubbers participate in our annual fishing day at Lake Accotink. We had perfect weather and even caught a few fish!


Continued Support to Community Lodgings - 08/24/2017
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We are thrilled to provide another year of support to Community Lodgings and their mission to help homeless and low-income families by providing a variety of affordable and transitional housing options. 


Cancelled - 7th Annual Charlie Higginbotham Family Picnic - 07/13/2017
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*We have cancelled this event due to the heat. We will update you once we have a rescheduled date!

Calling all past Alexandria Kiwanians, their family and friends.  Please join us at the 7th Annual Charlie Higginbotham Family Picnic on Thursday, July 13th from 5-8pm at Armistead Boothe Park. Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 11th to Bill Allison 703.527.2440/703.836.3344 or alexandria.kiwanis@earthlink.net.


Recognizing the Orff Ensemble - 06/08/2017
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We recently recognized the John Adams Elementary School Orff Ensemble and all of their hard work this year. These students are very talented and we are proud to have them in our Alexandria community.


Annual Fundraiser Was a Success! - 05/21/2017
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We had a beautiful day for the Alexandria Kids Concert on Sunday, May 21st.  We were excited to see so many new faces.  This year we focused on elementary age youth. The Orff Ensemble performed impeccably.  Barry the Magician provided his magical segway into the well-known musical group, Rocknoceros.  A great and fun day for the kids, young and old.

Thank you to our sponsors who made this event possible.

 

Gold Level

Joe Thiesmann’s Restaurant

 

Silver Level

Nick Greksouk, Burke & Herbert Bank

Bill Allison, Construction Management Consultants

Claude D. Mayo, CPA

National Capital Flag Company

Wesling Financial Services

 

Bronze Level

Stephen D....


Windmill Hill Park Cleanup - 05/20/2017
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Kiwanians and Key Clubbers joined together to clean up Windmill Hill Park on May 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thanks for helping us keep Alexandria beautiful!


Stocking Stuffer Event a Success - 12/12/2016
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Alexandria Kiwanis held its annual Frank Becker Stocking Stuffer event on December 8.  Over 400 stockings were filled for pre-school youth in the Alexandria Community. 

The project was originated by long-time Kiwanian Frank Becker.  The project started with Frank and his wife, Barbara, at his home preparing 20-25 stockings annually for the local preschool for youth that would not receive much for Christmas.  The project grew beyond the capability of the Becker household.  While Club president in 1990, Frank engaged Kiwanis for this project that has now grown and is a major annual Kiwanis event that continues to be funded by Barbara Becker in honor of Frank who passed...


Fundraiser Underway - 11/09/2016
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Alexandria Kiwanis is now accepting orders for gourmet nuts, provided by Plantation Peanuts of Wakefield. This is an annual fundraiser run by the club, and all proceeds go to fund programs that support children in Alexandria. These are the finest hand cooked gourmet Virginia nuts available. We offer seven different varieties of nuts, from roasted almonts to chocolate covered peanut brittle. Buy cans for your friends and family--they make great gifts!