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May 22, 2019

The Kiwanis Children’s Fund is hosting numerous events during the 104th Kiwanis International Convention at the Walt Disney World® Resort next month. We hope to see you there!


The Kiwanis Showcase

The Kiwanis Showcase is the hub for all convention activities. Meet and visit with Kiwanis partners, including UNICEF, and learn how you can work together to improve lives near and far. Stop by the Children’s Fund area of the Kiwanis Experience to visit with staff members or volunteers. 


Workshops

Experts from the Children’s Fund will present workshops on fundraising, foundation management and grants. The convention program and workshop schedule can be found here


Kiwanis Children’s Fund annual meeting

Friday, June 28, 9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Hear from Children’s Fund President George E.H. Cadman, Q.C., and get an update on Children’s Fund finances.


Global Health Update Session

Friday, June 28, 10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

An informative session with 2014-15 Kiwanis International President John Button, MD, and 1990-91 President Wil Blechman, MD. Receive updates about the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus and iodine deficiency disorders from UNICEF experts Azhar Abid Raza, M.D., and Roland Kupka, M.D.


Kiwanis Children’s Fund Luncheon*

Friday, June 28, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Celebrate the work made possible by gifts from generous Kiwanians. Our featured speaker is Sally Longo Wilson, Kiwanian and mayor of Osceola, Arkansas. Plated meal and beverages will be served. 


Honors Reception*

Saturday, June 29, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Salute our biggest supporters and celebrate the successes made possible by donors’ generosity. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

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Stay connected with us

Download the “Kiwanis Family Events” app to learn more about the educational workshops and to get important convention updates. 

 *Ticketed event. You may purchase tickets at convention registration on Thursday.