Recognize KiwanisNEMD Accomplishments

The club is celebrating its 64th Anniversary

The club is part of Kiwanis International. Since 1915, Kiwanis International boasts of more than 7,000 clubs and 600,000 members worldwide. It is a powerful force working with the community to develop leadership and to improve the lives of children.

Dr. Wil Blechman, a KNEMD club member, was elect as Kiwanis International President 1990-1991 with the 1st 3-year program: Young Children: Priority One. It’s still ongoing today.

The club purchased the first fully equipped ambulance for the City of North Miami Beach.

The club started the Horses for Handicapped Program in South Florida, it continues to this day.

Over the past 25 years, the club has given thousands of Backpacks with school supplies to children in area schools.

Our Service Leadership Program, with local schools from elementary through college, has dedicated more than 250 years of service.

Our club has given scholarships to deserving students.

We established “Every Child A Swimmer Program in the City of North Miami Beach.

Our club established a Hurricane Preparedness Event in the City of North Miami Beach.

Our club volunteers, with our Kiwanis Key Club, to help with Feeding South Florida.

Our club established beneficial reading corners for children in local barbershops and laundromats.

Our club has given away more that 25,000 dictionaries to 3rd grade students over the years.

Our club has been reading with elementary children for more than 20 years.

Our signature project is the “World’s Greatest Baby Shower in Miami Dade County”, working together with many local partners, to train and inform many expectant mothers and their families, how to nurture and raise the best babies.

Our club, with the City of North Miami Beach, helped children to learn to ride bicycles, with helmets, in a Safety City Program.

Award graduating students our Kiwanis Outstanding Leadership and Community Service Award for the past 25 years.

Acknowledge David Lawrence Jr. and Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava for their leadership and nurturing for the children in our community.

Our club, through Dr. Wil Blechman, supported the Iodine Deficiency Project and the Maternal Neonatal Program to give vaccines to women so that their babies would live.

Our club has been working with the City of Sunny Isles Beach with beach clean-ups, refreshments for Movie Nights and other events.

Our club is ready to learn from our members, and take on new projects in short notice.