Another Giant Paper Load

On September 29 Ames Golden K had another Big Opportunity in the Paper Recycling Project: come and get about 2,000 lbs of paper from ISU Press. And what a team it took.  The photo shows some of the… Read More

BLAST Back to School 2017

Ames Golden K members have taken the opportunity to join those who are helping Ames and Story County children and  families who may not be able to purchase “back to school” supplies.  The program is coordinated by the… Read More

2017 Summer Enrichment Workers Thanked!

The Ames Schools Summer Enrichment program started June 6 and completed July 14.  Ames Golden K  served a prepared hot lunch to students during the six-week duration of the program which was held at the Ames Middle School. Pictured is… Read More

YSS Award, 2017

Ames Golden K Kiwanis presented a check for $350 in support of Youth and Shelter Services many programs that benefit youth and families. YSS  is in the process of rebranding their core identity to “Youth Standing Strong.”  Pictured… Read More

The Flower Garden Thrives

Have you seen it recently?  The lovely flower garden at the corner of 20th Street and Grand Avenue was sponsored by Ames Noon Kiwanis Club beginning in 1995.  Then,  in 1999, Ames Golden K Kiwanis with the support of the… Read More

The Latest on the Paper Project

This is an article submitted for publication in the Story County SUN. The Ames Golden K Paper Recycling Project began in the fall of 2012.  The collection site is located at the CENEX Station at 809 East Lincoln… Read More

Workers for Teen Maze 2017

On April 3-7, Youth and Shelter Services and Nebraska-Iowa Division 11 Kiwanis presented Teen Maze to 1,200 Seventh Grade Students from Story, Boone, Greene, and Jefferson Counties. Teen Maze experiential learning exercises are designed to provide seventh graders… Read More

Bethesda Food Pantry 2017

Ames Golden K presented a check for $300 to Bethesda Lutheran Church on April 6 to support the Bethesda Food Pantry in their efforts to supply better than 14,000 annual users of the Pantry’s services. Pictured is Rodney… Read More

A Million Pounds of Paper!

We did it!  We have collected over ONE MILLION pounds of paper since 2012 when the Paper Recycling Project began.  In the photo Golden K’ers Duane Brodie, Jim Penney, and John Slaughter load a pile of cardboard during… Read More

Stash the Trash 2017

We did it again!  On April 1 Ames Golden K helped clean Brookside Park during Ames’ annual Stash the Trash event.  Pictured above from left:  Gene Pollmann, Pete Peterson, Bill Shrum, Dennis Smith, Dick Wilson, Roger Anderson, Ed Augustine, Bob Sperry, Tom Peter, Larry Trede, John… Read More