People ask me what does Kiwanis do? What do you do with the money you raise? How much time do I have to put in to be a member? What is the cost of joining the Onsted Kiwanis Club? Sometimes I am asked questions about Kiwanis that just amaze me. The Onsted Kiwanis has been around in excess of 50 years and generations of family members have been a part of the Kiwanis family. Money has been raised for scholarships, eyeglasses, wheelchair ramps. Donations have been used to to purchase mittens, jackets, parkas, snow pants, and many other charitable items for the community and still I am asked "what do you do". A large ATV track was built and money was raised to bring money into the community and it became known internationally and people in the area say "how do you raise your money"? Christmas wreathes are sold, nut sales, 50/50 drawings, all bring money back to the community, and you say "Why do you do what you do for the community". Well my standard answer is because "I can" I have enjoy ed being a member of the Onsted Kiwanis because it makes a difference in the community. All you have to do is help one member of society out there that enriches their life and it makes all the freezing in the cold, sweating in the summer and working your tail off worth while. Thank You Onsted Kiwanis for making my life worth while. Join us and you would see WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO AND HOW WE RAISE OUR MONEY.
DAVID DIXON ONSTED, KIWANIS