Tag: featured

GK Listeners Program, 2022

Like other Kiwanis clubs, Ames Golden K’s primary focus is service to children. In Winter 2014, Golden K leadership began considering a more direct outreach to students in Ames and proposed a new reading service project for elementary… Read More

Working at ISU Dining

    To help fund our Charity Donation Program, 28 Ames Golden K Kiwanis volunteers have assisted the Iowa State University “Conversations” Dining Hall staff in preparing and serving mid-day meals to the hundreds of students who occupy… Read More

ACCESS Support, 2020

Ames Golden K Kiwanis recently donated $1,000 to the Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support {ACCESS}. Their mission is to address the roots and impact of sexual and domestic violence with services that enhance safety, empower survivors,… Read More

Alleviating Childhood Hunger

     Recent data shows that 15% of Story County families are experiencing food insecurity. Many local food pantries are having shortages to keep up with the demand.  The Nebraska-Iowa Kiwanis District has set “Alleviating Childhood Hunger” as… Read More

Christmas Party 2019

More than 100 Ames Golden K members and guests recently held their annual Christmas Celebration at United Methodist Church.  Ames KHOI radio personality Paul Wierson {pictured} presented “My Christmas Story,” a very poignant, touching, amusing recollection of his… Read More

More for the Miracle League Park!

Ames Golden K recently revived their baseball-themed competition that raised $33,135 for the Ames Miracle League Playground and Field in January-early July 2019. The Golden K organization was again split into two teams–Redbirds and Goldfinches–with the goal to… Read More

Roadside Cleanup 2018

Thirteen members of Ames Golden K Kiwanis performed litter cleanup on their Iowa Adopt a Road two-mile segment of East 13th Street/220th Street on October 11.  Golden K has conducted Spring and Fall Cleanup on this stretch of… Read More

Installation Banquet for 2018-19

Ames Golden K held their Annual Officers Installation Luncheon on September 27, 2018 at Ames Golf and Country Club.  The luncheon was kicked off by several excellent choral renditions by the Golden K Singers under the direction of… Read More

Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance 2018

Ames Golden K Kiwanis presented a check for $750 on June 21 to the Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance office, an Ames United Way partner agency, in support of their efforts to provide needed services to those requiring help… Read More

AKTION Club Support 2018

A check for $1,000 was presented on June 7th to the Cyclone Country AKTION Club by Ames Golden K Kiwanis.  The CCAC is sponsored by Ames Noon Kiwanis. Pictured left to right: Golden K member Lowell Yager, Noon Kiwanis member Ed Gillot,… Read More