What We Do

John Forbes and Donald Dickson two of our most esteemed members we’ve lost.

Community Projects

* 180 Raffle Fund Raiser

Only 180 tickets are sold. Drawings are weekly for 6 weeks. Six numbers are drawn each week.

* 4th of July Committee

Plans and carries out activities for the 4th of July celebration including the parade and fishing derby.

4th of July Parade

* BBQ Committee

Organizes and purchases supplies for a Kiwanis BBQ event

* Bike Rodeo

Kiwanis annual bike rodeo. Bicycle safety event for area children.

* Christmas Party for the Nursing Home

Kiwanis annual Christmas party for the COOS County Nursing Home

Kiwanis Christmas Party at the COOS County Nursing home featuring our local Key Clubs

* Food Booth Committee

Schedules the food booth use, including ordering all supplies, setting up schedules for workers, maintenance, and cleaning

* NH – VT Half Marathon Race

Popular half marathon race which is run in two states, Vermont and New Hampshire

* Halloween Party Committee

Organizes the annual children’s Halloween Party

* Hospital Beds Committee

Administers the club hospital bed/equipment program. Keeps records of beds and equipment being loaned to homes. Makes arrangements for the pick-up and maintenance of equipment

* Service Leadership Program (SLP)

Attends Key Club, Builder’s Club, and K-Kids meetings and functions. Works with SLP faculty advisors

* Membership Committee

Develops membership, recruits new members, retains current membership and acts as a welcoming committee.

* Moosely Information

Edits and manages the Moosely Information booklet which contains events information as well as advertisements for area merchants

* Prospective Member Procedures Committee

Ensures that prospective members and their sponsors follow procedures for approval and induction into the Kiwanis Club of Colebrook and Kiwanis International.

New Members Cathy and Dave are Inducted

* Parks Committee

Maintains the two Colebrook Kiwanis parks: Beaver Brook Falls and Kiwanis Park

*Kiwanis Golf Tournament

An 18-hole golf tournament including contest and prizes

* Putt A Round for Kiwanis

A mini golf putting tournament held on or around the 4th of July throughout Colebrook

* Santa Comes to Town Committee

Organizes the annual children’s Christmas party.

* Scholarship Committee for Beal Scholarship

Administers and awards the Beal Scholarship

* Scholarship Committee for Bunnell Scholarship

Administers and awards the Bunnell Scholarship

* Scholarship Committee for the Richard and Pat Beauregard Memorial Scholarship

Administers and awards the Beauregard Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Dick and Pat Beauregard to offer financial assistance to a student who is pursuing a career in the arts, including voice, instrumental, and acting. Their love of music and theater was well known as well was their commitment to encourage students to excel in their chosen path. This scholarship honors these wishes.

* Stay Warm Raffle

Offers the winner their choice or fuels for home heating. The chairperson purchases and distributes raffle ticket. Schedules volunteers for manning various sales locations.

* Kiwanis Toys For Kids

Local Holiday Toy Drive

* InterClub Committee

Maintains contact with other area Kiwanis Clubs. Regularly attend meetings at other clubs within the New England District.

*Public Information Committee

Arranges for club and event publicity

*Spiritual Aims Committee

Manages the spiritual aims projects for the club. Chooses lay person of the year and is responsible for the awareness of illnesses and deaths of members, sending cards, etc.

*American Heritage Tour (Previously called the Washington DC Trip Committee)

Organizes the logistics for sending area students to Washington, DC for educational purposes

*Social Media/Web Site Committee/ Facebook Committee and Google Groups Platforms

Responsible for the technical aspects and content of social media and Google Groups

*Tree Of Love

The Colebrook Kiwanis Tree of Love is a way to honor loved ones, friends that have passed, or those still living. The tree is initially decorated with red bulbs. Whenever a doner’s tag is attached to the adjacent board, a red bulb is replaced by a white one. A blue bulb signifies the passing of a Kiwanian.

Dedication of the Tree of Love, Colebrook 2021

*Winter Carnival Committee

Plans and coordinates the annual Colebrook the annual Colebrook Winter Carnival

Basketball, Cardboard Box sledding, Cornhole and more…

Kiwanis-Red Cross Blood Drive Committee

Coordinates with the Red Cross for date, time and location of blood drives.