Kiwanis International: Serving the Children of the World The Kiwanis Club of Ridgetown
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Kiwanis is the safety net that creates opportunities for children to be curious, safe and healthy regardless of the community in which they live. That's why Kiwanis is so important.



The Kiwanis Club of Ridgetown is proud of our over 73 years of service to our community and beyond.

Our many service projects include:

  • Support of local youth in need of help with summer camps, sport and other youth initiatives
  • Donation of library books to the three Ridgetown schools
  • Organizing the Santa Claus parade
  • Organizing the Teddy Bear picinic held each year in support of the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario
  • Scholarships for Ridgetown District High School Key Club graduates
  • Support of local elementary schools with supplies and graduation awards
  • Support of local youth sports programmes, skating and swimming
  • Highway clean up
  • Recycle programme for aluminum cans and liquor bottles
  • Support of the new Ridgetown Adult Activity Centre
  • Splash pad and pavillion in Kiwanis Community Park
  • Support of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
  • Support of the Howard Mutual Medical Centre
  • Support of the Kiwanis International World Wide Service Project - the Eliminate Project - eliminating maternal & neonatal tetanus throughout the world


Our commitment to young people is epitomized by our Service Leadership Programmes. The Kiwanis Club of Ridgetown is the proud sponsor of:

  • Ridgetown District High School Key Club
  • Aktion Club of Ridgetown


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