123H Vert KI Rev

Columbine
Littleton, CO USA

 

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Kiwanis Club of Columbine History

INDEX BY YEAR

1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

1978

Feb 15
Club Chartered, Kiwanis Club of Lakewood was the sponsoring Club

Feb 15
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Douglas Hesse

Aug 31
Club Incorporated in State of Colorado

Sep
First work at Beaver Ranch

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Dick Herold

Dec
First Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $186.40

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1979

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - John Cox

Dec
Contacted Columbine High School about forming Key Club

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1980

Oct
First work with Jeffco Action Center, collected food and clothing

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Jim McDanold

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, cum collected $1,381.00

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1981

Mar
First work with IFTF, collected food and clothing

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - John Roberts

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1982

Aug
First Littleton Western Welcome Week fund raising

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Fred Paige

Oct
Columbine High School Key Club chartered

Nov
First work with Special Olympics

Dec
First Blood Drive, collected 100 units

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1983

Linda Paige served as President of Columbine Key Club & Lt. Gov. Key Club; later a member of Columbine Kiwanis Club

Sep
First work with Weiland and Fletcher-Miller Schools

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Brad Bradbury

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1984

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Doc Fouts

Oct
First fund raising for Childrens Hospital

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1985

Mar
Started serviing at Salvation Army's Soup Kitchen on Blake Street, continued for five years, every Wednesday night

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Bob Nelson

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, cum collected $31,030.00

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1986

Mar
Blood Drive collected 133 units

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Les Johnson

Oct
First issue of The Columbine Bugle

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1987

Feb
First "Give Your Heart to JAC" Dinner

Apr
First Colorado Christian Home project; redecorating, built fence, donated washer & dryer

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Russ McCord

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1988

Apr
First road pickup of trash, Adopt-a-Highway Clean-Up on Wadsworth Blvd

Apr
Inducted Betty Paige, first female club member

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Gene Hindes

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1989

Mar
N. Lusche, W. Mitchell inducted 10 new members

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - John Pond

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1990

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Larry Foos

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, cum collected $94,059.93

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1991

Mar
Started work on Wilderness-on-Wheels ramp

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Scott Greene

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1992

Jun
First construction for Habitat-for-Humanity

Sep
First Community Awareness Brat Sale

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Mark Barnes

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1993

Sep
First work with Historic Denver at Oktoberfest

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Bill Wells

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1994

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Joel Firme

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1995

Jul
Moved meeting place to r.t.o'Q's Pub at S. Kipling and Chatfield

Aug
Last Littleton Western Welcome Week fund raiser

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Dan Rosales

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, cum collected $153,974.40

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1996

Sally Kingman filled out remaining Presidential term of Dan Rosales

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Sally Kingman

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $8,381.65, cum collected $162,356.05

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1997

Oct
Ken Caryl Middle School Builders Club chartered

Oct
nstalled the Following Officers:
President - Geroge Kinzer

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $8,303.35, cum collected $172,123,90

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1998

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Dave Hanna

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $8,303.35, cum collected $180,427.25

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1999

George Kinzer filled out remaining Presidential term of Dave Hanna

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Ed Sturges

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $9,197.44, cum collected $189,624.39

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2000

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Hazel Kinzer
President Elect - Ken Sweet
Secretary - Jim Lowry
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immed. Past President - Ed Sturges
Directors - Sally Kingman, Bill Wells, Larry Foos, Mark Barnes, Dawn McEwen, Joe Pond, Rob Wunsch

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $9,199.02, cum collected $198,823.41

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2001

Oct
George Kinzer served as RMD Division 9 Lt. Governor from October 2001 through September 2002

Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Ken Sweet
President Elect - Joe Pond
Secretary - Rod Hunley
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immed. Past President - Hazel Kinzer
Directors - Mark Barnes, Dawn McEwen, Robert “Doc” Smith, Rob Wunsch, Paul Bengel, Cal Johnson, Jean Scheuber

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $10,081.88, cum collected $208,905.09

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2002

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Larry Foos
President Elect - Rod Hunley
Secretary - Paul Bengel
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immed. Past President - Ken Sweet
Directors - Jean Scheuber, Connie McLaughlin, Janet Canfield, Sally Kingman, Tom McEwen, Karen Hunley, Joe Pond

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $14,038.05, cum collected $222,943.14

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2003

Feb 20
Kiwanis Club of Ken Caryl chartered, sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Columbine

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Rod Hunley
President Elect - Paul Bengel
Secretary – Lee Woodhull
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immed. Past President - Larry Foos
Directors - Sally Kingman, Tom McEwen, Karen Hunley, Joe Pond, Steve Stith, John Reed, and Bill Wells

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $15,140.96, cum collected $238,08

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2004

Jan
Rob Wunsch takes over as Weekly Newsletter Editor


Larry Foos served as RMD Div 9Lt. Gov from October 2004 through September 1005

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Sally Kingman
President Elect – Lee Woodhull
Secretary – Mike Tanner
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President – Rod Hunley
Directors- Tom Ashe, Craig Knotwell, Keith Mays, John Reed, Riggs Smith, Steve Stith, Bill Wells

Dec
 Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $13,411.05, cum collected $251,495.15

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2005

Aug
George Kinzer elected as Governor of Rocky Mountain District

Oct
George Kinzer served as RMD Kiwanis Governor from October 2005 through September 2006

Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Lee Woodhull
President Elect – Mike Tanner
Secretary – Dan Gillies
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President – Sally Kingman
Directors - Tom Ashe, Craig Knotwell, Keith Mays, Riggs Smith, Karen Hunley, Connie McLaughlin, Jack Gibson

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $16,325.39, cum collected $267,820.54

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2006

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Lee Woodhull 
President Elect - Connie McLaughlin
Secretary - Tom Krzemien
Treasurer - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Sally Kingman
Directors – Jack Gibson, Karen Hunley, Rex Owen, Gary Albertson, Rod Hunley, Tom McEwen, Carlene Nesejt

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $15,053.16, cum collected $282,873.70

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2007

Aug 25
Kiwanis Club of Grant Ranch chartered, sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Columbine

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Connie McLaughlin
President Elect - Rod Hunley
Secretary - Tom Krzemien
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Lee Woodhull
Directors – Gary Albertson, Larry Foos, Craig Knotwell, Tom McEwen, Elna Cole, Karen Hunley, Ken Sweet
Newsletter Editor - Rod Hunley

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $19,808.22, cum collected $302,681.92

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2008

Jan
Meeting place changed to:
Country Buffet
8100 W Crestline
Littleton, CO

Feb
Kiwanis Club of Columbine officially becomes club sponsor for Heritage High School Key Club

Jun
Kiwanis Club of Columbine Foundation 501(c)3 application and bylaw changes sent to KI for approval

Sep
Received approval from KI on Kiwanis Club of Columbine Foundation application, forwared to IRS for approval

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Rod Hunley
President Elect - Ken Sweet
Secretary - Eve Trumpore
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Connie McLaughlin
Directors – Elna Cole, Karen Hunley, Sally Edstrom, Gary Albertson, Tom Fair, Larry Nazarenus, Bill West
Newsletter Editor - Rod Hunley

Nov
Tom Ashe takes over as Weekly Newsletter Editor

Dec 6
Kiwanis Club of Columbine Foundation received 501(c)3 designation from IRS

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $18,008.30, cum collected $320,690.22

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2009

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President -Ken Sweet
President Elect -
Secretary -
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Rod Hunley
Directors –
Newsletter Editor -

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $18,166.50, cum collected $338,856.72

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2010

Mar
Kiwanis Club of Ken Caryl merges into Kiwanis Club of Columbine

Jun
Kiwanis Club of Columbine started the Ft. Logan Flag Removal Project

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Tom Ashe
President Elect - Tom Fair
Secretary - Tom McEwen
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Ken Sweet
Directors – Mark Barnes, Russell Daniel, Maryann Krzemien, Tom Krzemien, Dawn McEwen, Sue Miga, Riggs Smith
Newsletter Editor - Tom Ashe

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $18,796.11, cum collected $357,652.83

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2011

Aug
Kiwanis Club of Columbine began delivering meals for Meals On Wheels

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Tom Fair
President Elect - Tom McEwen
Secretary - George Kinzer
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Tom Ashe
Directors – Mark Barnes, Russell Daniel, Dawn McEwen, Dean Larson, Carl Mulay, Julie Roghair
Newsletter Editor - Tom Ashe

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $16,274.60, cum collected $373,926.43

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2012

Oct
Hazel Kinzer served as RMD Division 9 Lt. Governor from October 2012 through September 2013

Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - George Kinzer
President Elect - Tom McEwen
Secretary - Carl Mulay
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Tom Fair
Directors – Dean Larsen, Carl Mulay, Julie Roghair, Elizabeth Thomas, Bill West, Bob Tate, Ann Tate
Newsletter Editor - Tom Ashe

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $17,713, cum collected $391,639.43

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2013

Jan
Kiwanis Club of Columbine began volunteering at Arapahoe Philharmonic Concerts

Feb 20
The Kiwanis Club of Columbine celebrated its 35th Anniversary as a Kiwanis Club with a dinner at Pinehurst Country Club


Oct

nstalled the Following Officers:
President - Carl Mulay
President Elect - Dawn McEwen
Secretary - Tom Krzemien
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - George Kinzer
Directors - Ann Tate, Bob Tate, Ken Sweet, Bill Pfeifer, Jerry Derr, Karen Hunley
Newsletter Editor - Tom Ashe

Dec
Board of Directors approved the Family Care Kits Project which distributes a gift bag of items to family members of patients at the Emergency Room at the Littleton Adventist Hospital

Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $24,637.39, cum collected $416,266.82

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2014

Jan
Jim Foley and Ken Sweet take over as Weekly Newsletter Editors

Mar
Kiwanis Club of Grant Ranch merged into Kiwanis Club of Columbine

Board of Directors approved Bessie's Hope as an approved service project

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Dawn McEwen
President Elect - Ron Zinter
Secretary - Jim Foley
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Carl Mulay
Directors - Bill Pfeifer, Jerry Derr, Karen Hunley, Ken Sweet, Ruthann Moomy, Lee Woodhull
Newsletter Editors - Jim Foley and Ken Sweet

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $22,075.97, cum collected $438,316.07

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2015

Mar
Board of Directors approved the AIRLIFE Memorial 5K/10K Run Walk as an approved service project

Jun
Kiwanis Club of Columbine began volunteering for Lakewood Head Start Outdoor Classroom project

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Ron Zinter
President Elect - Jim Foley
Secretary - Russ Jackson
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Dawn McEwen
Directors - Ken Sweet, Ruthann Moomy, Lee Woodhull, Susan Markley, Doug Blackler, Bill Duddleson
Newsletter Editors - Jim Foley and Ken Sweet

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $20,376.57, cum collected $458,692.64

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2016

Jan
New meeting location is 4G's Mexican Restaurant at 5950 S Platte Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128 303-730-4650

Mar
Kiwanis Club of Columbine began support of the Seeds of South Sudan charity

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President - Jim Foley
President Elect - Russ Jackson
Secretary - Doug Blackler
Treasurer  - Don Nelson
Immediate Past President - Ron Zinter
Directors - Ruthann Moomy, Susan Markley, Bill Duddleson, Rod Hunley, Denny Brehm, Abe Baltazar
Newsletter Editors - Jim Foley and Ken Sweet

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $25,516.78, cum collected $484,209.42

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2017

Jan
Kiwanis Club of Columbine became the sponsoring club for Littleton High School Key Club
 

Feb
Kiwanis Club of Columbine started vounteering for Watch DOGS at Leawood Elementary and Normandy Elementary

Mar
Started preparing meals for Ronald McDonald House in Denver

May
Kiwanis Club of Columbine created a YouTube channel

Oct
Installed the Following Club Officers:
President -
President Elect -
Secretary -
Treasurer  -
Immediate Past President -
Directors -
Newsletter Editors - Jim Foley and Ken Sweet

Dec
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, collected $??,???.??, cum collected $???,???.??

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