Despite limitations imposed by COVID 19 – the St. John’s Club has continued to meet virtually and to raise money for important community causes. We have provided support to:

  • The REAL program
  • The Boys and Girls Club
  • Kids Eat Smart
  • The Gathering Place
  • Stella’s Circle
  • Big Brothers/Sisters
  • SPANL – Single Parents Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • The Kiwanis Music Festival

Please support our Christmas Product sale this year.

President Eileen presents a cheque to the Breakfast Club of St. Teresa’s School

President Eileen presenting a cheque to the Boys and Girls Club

President Eileen making a donation to the REAL program


Kiwanis/IG Wealth Management High School Short Story Contest

Here are the ten finalists for the 2019 High School Short Story Contest. Each of them received a certificate. The top three winners were Eva Haas (Holy Heart), Jessica Casey, (St. Bonaventure’s), and Emma Troake, (Holy Heart. Past President Paul

Hamilton chaired the organizing committee.

Governor Bob Visits the Club

Past President Wayne Hamilton introduces Governor Bob to the sport of Curling.

Kiwanis St. John’s donates to the REAL program

Representatives of the REAL program accept a cheque from Past President Sig Lenser

Short Story Finalists Selected

The High School Short Story contest sponsored by Investors Group Wealth Management and the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s will be handing out its awards on October 27th, 2019 at 2:00 pm at St. John’s City Hall. Finalists have been contacted.

Visitor of the Week Program 2019 a Success

Members of the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s in partnership with the City, the RNC, Ches’s Fish and Chips and Destination St. John’s enjoyed another summer of visitors to our beautiful city.

Kiwanis Music Festival

HIghlights of the 68th Kiwanis Music Festival of St. John’s

Elizaveta Konstantinova , the Jr. Rose Bowl Instrumental Winner (l) receiving her award from Fancesca Swann from CBC

Grace Nolan – winner of Jr. Rose Bowl Voice with Ronalda Hutton-MacDonald, the donor.

Sr. Rose Bowl winners Colin Mackey (Vocal) and Yanet Campbell Secades (Instrumental) with presents Megan Herder (l) (Vocal Rose Bowl Donor) and Maggie Burton (r) (Representative of the City of St. John’s – donor of Instrumental Rose Bowl).

Holy Heart Jazz Band – Winners of the Group Instrumental Rose Bowl donated by Harvey and Co.

Kiwanis Club of St. John’s and Investors Group Wealth Management

High School Short Story Contest

Awards Ceremony October 28th, 2018 at St. John’s City Hall

Craig McDonald represented IG at the event and he thanked Kiwanis and the students and committed to another year of support. P Ray of the St. John’s Kiwanis Club brought greetings from the club and noted our need for “new blood”. Charlie Jr talked about the genesis of the project, noting in particular Stan Dragland’s guidance and IG’s support. Kevin Major congratulated Kiwanis and IG for sponsoring this project; he was “pleasantly relieved” by the level of writing and gave the writers a few pointers, one of the more important ( after the inspiration) being the need for perseverance. Bridgett Canning was the other judge. Kiwanis PP Paul chaired the event, reviewed the project and the process, and thanked the individuals who made it happen. He also noted that he is working with the “Overcast” regarding publication.

Donation to the Boys and Girls Club

PLG Eileen Completes Her Term as LG.

Carbonear’s PP John Colbourne becomes new LG.

More Visitor of the Week

Annual Dinner Theatre and Auction Fundraiser

Visitor of the Week 2018

Mayor Breen Addresses the Club June 7, 2018

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon April 2018

Breakfast Club at St. Teresa’s School

In March the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s began volunteering at the Breakfast Club St. Teresea’s School – a project that the club intends to continue into the Future.

Kiwanis Music Festival 2018

This year’s Kiwanis Music Festival was a tremendous success. Thank you to all Kiwanians and volunteers who fulfilled over 400 volunteer placements. Below Kiwanis Music Festival President and Club member Janice Connors presents the Group Rose Bowl to students from Holy Heart for their vocal performance and to St.Bonaventure’s for their instrumental performance.

Christmas Events

1. Volunteers from Kiwanis St. John’s helped with the Salvation Army Kettle Drive
2. Kiwanis St. John’s raised funds for charities with its annual Christmas product fundraiser.
3. Kiwanians celebrated Christmas at the home of LG Eileen and raised funds for worthy causes.

4. Kiwanis Music Festival slated for February 18 to March 1.

Check out the facebook page.

5. Janeway Dolls and Kiwanis One Day

On October 28, members of the St. John’s Club participated in Kiwanis One Day. Kiwanis International describes Kiwanis One Day as “a great opportunity to bring together the Kiwanis family of clubs to focus on local community service. It’s an example of our belief that kids need Kiwanis “. LG Eileen hosted our members as we assembled stuffed dolls for the Janeway Children’s Hospital. The hospital can use the dolls for many purposes including explaining surgical procedures to young patients. Kiwanian Sig Lenser is responsible for the project. LG Eileen was a great host providing eats and treats as part of our coffee break.

6. Kiwanis St. John’s donates $2500 to the Boys and Girls Club.

Sig Lenser presents the cheque to Jane Henderson.

7. Kiwanis Club/ Investors Group High School Short Story Contest Presentation at St. John’s City Hall October 15, 2017

The St. John’s Kiwanis Club held the second annual Investors/Kiwanis Club High School Short Story Contest presentation of winners on Sunday afternoon October 15, 2017 in the E. B. Foran Room at St. John’s City Hall. Nine finalists read their stories to the assembled crowd. Investors Group sponsored the prizes and reception for the event. Emma Cole of PWC won first prize with her story entitled MONSTERS. Vanessa Miller of Holy Heart placed second with a piece called INKED SKIN. And Emma Troake of Holy Heart was third with her entry FRONT ROWS.

The six other finalists were Hayleigh Bursey, Holly Stack, Helia Mahdavian, Mohera-Lily Baird Georges and Noha Shehata and Emma Taylor

Craig MacDonald, IG Regional Director, expressed his enthusiasm for the initiative. Lieutenant Governor Kiwanis Caribour Division Eileen St. Croix praised the project and invited parents and audience members to learn more about Kiwanis and to consider becoming members. Kevin Major and Eve Crocker were the judges. Mr. Major encouraged all the participants to keep on writing regardless of where their career paths might take them. Past President Paul Hamilton thanked his committee, sponsors, parents, teachers, participants, and friends for their support.

8. Eileen St. Croix of the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s will serve as Division Lt. Gov. for 2017- 2018. Below is a picture of PLG Eileen accepting the banner from PLG John at the September Caucus meeting in Clarenville on September 30.

5. Kiwanis St. John’s donates to the Cochrane Centre.

PLG Charlie Pope Sr. presents a cheque from the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s to furnish a low rent accommodation at the Cochrane Centre.

9. K. Marvin Siegel presents a cheque to Seniors NL on behalf of the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s .