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6th Annual Kiwanis Sprint in Park Triathlon Results - 04/12/2013
Here is the link to the results of the 6TH Annual Kiwanis Sprint in the Park Triathlon held on Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Kiwanis Club of Litchfield Awards Scholarships - 05/12/2010
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The Kiwanis Club of Litchfield awarded scholarships to five Millennium High School Graduates on Thursday, May 13.  Other awards received by these scholars were:
  • Jackie Sanchez  - Raceway Elks Lodge Scholarship, MHS Awards/Recognition HIgh Honors Tuition Scholarship, National Honor Society Scholarship
  • Hezikiah O'Neal  -  Lynda DeBaeery Memorial and Estrella Rotary Club Scholarships
  • Austin Buben  -  MHS Awards/Recognition Culinary Arts, MHS Awards/Recognition HIgh Honors Tuition Scholarship
Photo Credits: Cathy and Bill Gaines

Litchfield Park run, walk celebrated cancer survivors, victims - 03/05/2010
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The Kiwanis/Litchfield Park 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run and a Celebration of Life Walk will was held on Saturday, March 6, to celebrate cancer survivors and in memory of loved ones.

The City of Litchfield Park hosted the celebration. Proceeds from the runs went to the Friends of the Rec, a non-profit organization that encourages youth and family social and recreational activities in Litchfield Park, and the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life. The runs went south down Old Litchfield Road and returned north up Old Litchfield Road.

The Kiwanis Club of Litchfield has been a long-time supporter of youth activities in Litchfield Park and is the title sponsor for this year's run. Runners of all...

Kiwanis Club of Litchfield Recognized as Distinguished Club - 02/10/2010
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Kiwanis Club of Litchfield President, John Mullen, presented the Board of Directors the Distinguished Club Certificate he received last night at the SW District Division 13 meeting.  To qualify, a club must excel in service, leadership education, and growth.

Club Members Tour EMCC's New Nursing Labs - 01/27/2010
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The new adult and baby SIMS (Simulated Instructional Manikin System) manikins simulate a range of medical conditions and respond just like human patients, providing a truly interactive learning environment. Sandy Mass, Director of EMCC’s Nursing Program said, “SIMS manikins allow our students to increase skill development, identify gaps in their learning, and work to improve, all in a controlled environment. When our students move into real clinical situations, they have ‘been there before’ and know how to react. The manikins help them learn how to make treatment decisions accurately and quickly.”


John Witwer, Simulation Lab Manager (pictured), said, “Because the new manikins do not need...

2010 Kiwanis Fishing Derby a Success - 01/15/2010
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The 2010 Kiwanis Fishing Derby at Tierra Verde Lake in Litchfield Park took place on Saturday, January 16th.  Proceeds from annual fundraiser went to support the Litchfield Park Recreation Center.

A new concept in education is headed to the West Valley - 12/16/2009
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The 12-year-old Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center District plans to open a college preparatory high school next to Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale.

The district operates charter public schools at three other community colleges - Mesa, South Mountain and Paradise Valley. "Our next major expansion is to the West Valley," Superintendent William Torres Conley said at the Kiwanis Club of Litchfield meeting Thursday evening.

A.A.E.C. purchased land on the northeast end of Estrella Mountain Community College, on Dysart Road, north of Thomas Road. The land was owned by the West Valley Arts Council, which no longer plans to build a facility at that location.

"This community...

Kiwanis Club of Litchfield Hosts Christmas Party for Kids - 12/08/2009
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The Kiwanis Club of Litchfield held its annual Christmas Party for local special needs children on Wednesday, December 9 at Corte Sierra Elementary School.  Santa gave presents to over 100 children and 20 teachers.

Kiwanis Club of Litchfield Prepares for Annual Christmas Party for Special Needs Children - 12/02/2009
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Kiwanis Club of Litchfiled Members work with local Key Club Members to purchase presents for local special needs children at Toys 'R Us in Goodyear.  The Annual Christmas Party will take place at Corte Sierra School at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, December 9th.

Pictured from left to right are: Bill Gaines, Jeannette Mooroian (Project Chair), Cathy Gaines, and Ginger Butler.  Photo Credit: Harry Ingholt

Kiwanians Donate Turkeys & Fixings to Luke AFB Families - 11/22/2009
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Litchfield Kiwanians under the leadership of John Mullen, Merle Ellsworth and David Schwake, helped deliver 80 frozen turkeys, together with stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, bread and cookies, to families of Air Force personnel deployed overseas, at Luke AFB, Glendale, AZ, on Monday, November 23, 2009.  Photo Credit: Harry Ingholt