Community Service

Christmas Luncheon for Seniors 2018

2018 will represent the 64th Christmas Luncheon for Seniors to be put on by the Club. Again this year it will be at the Good Companions Centre. With the help of the Centre, and chef Frank.. 125 Seniors will be in attendance, along with 25 volunteers including Kiwanians, family and friends for a wonderful meal, along with entertainment from Noel Dimar.

Here are some photos from 2017:

Watch-it Shred-it Day

Dispose of your personal records securely— and support Kiwanis programs, too!

Bring your old tax files and other personal records for this one- day fundraising event. Watch as Shred-it technicians securely shred your documents in their mobile shredding trucks.

Saturday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hampton Park Plaza, at the intersection of Carling and Kirkwood just of the Queensway

COST: $8.00 per box (up to 1 cu.ft.), maximum 5 boxes per person

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Ottawa Kiwanis Donation to the Ottawa Food Bank

It’s heartening to see communities coming together to support the many who are still recovering from #ottstorm.

The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is proud to support the efforts through a $7,660 donation to the Ottawa Food Bank and wishes all affected a swift recovery.

#afterthestorm #ONStorm

Donations can be made online here ->

2018 Kiwanis Music Festival - National Capital Region

The 2018 version of the Kiwanis Music Festival is the 73rd version, and will take place between April 3 to April 28 in locations around Ottawa.

The Highlights concert on May 17th at 19:00, with special guest John Dapaah. Tickets can be purchased here.

Altogether, about 8,000 competitors will participate in the KIwanis Music Festival - National Capital Region, performing to audiences that will total over 15,000 people. This is only possible due to the efforts of over 400 volunteers, both Kiwanian and non-Kiwanian, who work for the KMF-NCR, giving over 9,000 hours of their time each year.

Lots of photos from past events available here.

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75 Years for the 211 Kiwanis Air Cadets

Did you know the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa has proudly sponsored the 211 Ottawa Kiwanis Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron for 75 years since November 1942?!  The longest sponsorship and partnership in the history of our Club.  

The late Vic Castledine was the first Commanding Officer and his son Past President Allan Castledine was the first cadet. Both Vic and Allan are members of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Hall of Fame.

On the 12th May 2018, the squadron held their Annual Ceremonial Review. The cadets had the final parade and awards were presented for individual and group achievements over the past year.  

Included in the awards were special recognition of Allan Castledine and Ken Miller, along with recognition for the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa for the 75 years of sponsorship, the longest of any cadet squadron or corps.

Seniors Christmas Luncheon

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The 63rd Christmas Luncheon for Seniors was put on by the Club, this year at the Good Companions Centre with the help of the Centre, and chef Frank.. 125 Seniors were in attendance, along with 25 volunteers including Kiwanians, family and friends for a wonderful meal, along with entertainment from Noel Dimar.