Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Its motto is “Serving Children of the World.” From a local perspective, the Americus Kiwanis Club holds true to this mantra in everything we do. Every dollar raised is directed toward helping children in this community.
One of the oldest Clubs in Georgia, the Americus Kiwanis Club was chartered on April 6, 1920.
SIX OBJECTIVES OF KIWANIS
1. To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than the material values of life.
2. To encourage daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
3. To promote high social, business and pro-fessional standards.
4. To develop by precept and example a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.
5. To provide enduring friendships and altru-istic services for better communities.
6. To cooperate in creating and maintaining high ideals which will increase right-eousness,