Capital District Kiwanis

An Important Message from Kiwanis Governor David Lurie Regarding COVID-19

The Capital District of Kiwanis International (composed of all the Kiwanis Clubs in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia) was organized on August 29, 1918 with only two clubs. Now, over 100 years later, the Capital District remains active with 6 regions, 17 divisions and over 140 clubs.

News Alert:

  • On March 1, 2020, Tom Varner, Secretary Treasurer of the Capital District Kiwanis, delivered a letter to the Governor-Elect at the District Board meeting announcing his retirement from his position effective September 30, 2020.
  • Tom joined the Kiwanis Club of Ashland in July 1985. He was their President in 1997-1998 and Club Secretary from 1993 to 1997 and again from 1998 to 2010. He was Division 24 LTG in 1999, District Trustee from 2005 to 2009 and District Governor from 2010-2011. Since 2011, Tom has served as the Districts Secretary Treasurer.
  • A replacement has been identified and will be officially announced pending ratification by the Board of Trustees.

What is Kiwanis?

Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Today, we stand with more than 550,000 members from K-Kids to Key Club to Kiwanis and many ages in between in 80 countries and geographic areas. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance.

Kiwanis clubs host nearly 150,000 service projects each year.

Interested in learning more? Please contact us or visit your local Kiwanis club here