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The close of 2021 brought the Marshall Fire, which raged through much of our area on December 30, wreaking unimaginable devastation.

Foothills Kiwanis has been and continues to be a resource in helping many organizations, including the Salvation Army and the Southern Baptists, in assisting fire victims


Southern Baptist sifting team with homeowner

Foothills Kiwanians Bob and Jim, with Southern Baptist team leader, working "the Salvation Army Canteen" providing relief to volunteer teams


February 28: Young Life Leadership for Broomfield/Adams Counties visit our club.  President Bill hands our club's donation to Felipe Contrares


March 7: Secretary Vince VanZago receives the well-earned Lusche award.  
Div 11 Lt Governor Michelle presenting.

March 2022: Foothills Kiwanis, in coordination with local Salvation Army and Churches, puts on "Second Christmas" 

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2nd Christmas Event Panorama Overview:

Plenty of snacks and hundreds of gifts for children who lost all in the Marshall Fire

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2nd Christmas: Foothills Kiwanians at snack and refreshment tables
Left: Brian and Bill D.
Right: Rebecca, Phil and Jim

Christmas Gift

Club member Brian with event co-coordinator Susan

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Christmas Gifts
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March 21, 2022: President Bill presents our club's Salvation Army donation to Major Mike, of Broomfield SA

Monarch Middle School Builders Club (sponsored by Foothills Kiwanis), trash cleanup day

38 members of our club and community volunteered for a workday for Colorado Feeding Kids.  We packaged over 15,000 meals to be distributed locally.  

May 9: Always great to induct new members in to our club.  A double quinella: Bill, Jim, Pam and Mark.

President Bill greeting Pam and Mark

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May 2: Top scholarship winner Gabriela "Abby" gets recognition from Scholarship Committe member Bill D.


May 30: Foothills Kiwanis security support team at the Bolder Boulder.

Thanks Bob M for being chief coordinator, cook and bottle washer.


May 23: Member Alan Boeve receives polo shirt in recognition of his Norris Lusche Award. Alan was chosen by club's board in recognition of his outstanding service to children through his leadership of our club's flagship program: Service Dogs for children with afflictions, such as Type 1 diabetes.

Kristin Martinez, Staff Consultant Mechanical Engineer at Ball Aerospace tells club about the recently deployed James Webb Space Telescope

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Foothills Kiwanians at the District Convention.  

Left: Bob Mohling, Joe Girard, President Bill, President-elect Matt (L to R). 

Right Pres Bill, Wayne (Sweet Dream in a Bag co-executive), Bob M

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September 10, 2022; Sweet Dream in a Bag — 25 members of Foothills & Erie Satellite Kiwanians, and Key Club members  join 16 other local volunteers. 
1,000 bags of linens, toys and books packed for children in transitional foster care situations.

Left. Erie Kiwanians Jeff & Kris H & Foothills Kiwanian  Annette Wagenknecht
Below Left: Erie members Lori & Dale W & Darci D
Right:  Broomfield HS Key Club members: Vivian & Sarah,

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September 17 — Kiwanians represented Salvation Army and our club at  Broomfield Days [Prez elect Matt and Amy Coleman pulled the old switcheroo during photographer swap; Brian didn't hug Matt :-) ]

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Cool Dog Contest
Closing Ceremony
October 8,
Mash Labs Brewing, Windsor, CO

Top Dog Buck was fêted and a successful contest was celebrated with much camaraderie and a quaffing of a few fine malt beverages. Congratulations to Buck and his human.

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Beer cans and can art for the Coolest Dog on the Front Range contest.

Buck, center can, prominently displayed as Top Dog. 

On left, our sponsors:  

Cherry Creek Mortgage
WK Real Estate,  Canimal

Daily Camera, Morrell Graphics

Stang Auto Tech, and of course, Mash Labs Brewing for a great batch of beer and super facilities for our end-of-contest celebration!

October 15: Craig Goodard (2nd from left) recognized as BVGSA Coach of the Year.  At right: Craig receives the "Pete Sprenkle Coaching Excellence Award" plaque at Erie Fields.  
Shown also are: Craig's team; Foothills Kiwanis members Dave Rogers (far left) and Bob Mohling (far right); and BVGSA president Misie Goodard.  
Is the fourth time our club has worked with BVGSA to make this award

October 23
Jerry Gilland is honored and his lifetime of achievement and giving recognized – including initiating our club's flagship program – on the occasion of his 90th birthday, at Twisted Pine Brewery

Alan Boeve (club member and SDfK project leader) gives testimonial talk at Jerry's party

Photo of Jerry with club members Bob (left) and Dave (right), with former member (and Jerry's neighbor) Barb B (back)

October 31 club meeting.  Hogan family with dog Dex (recent program graduate) participate in a program information meeting on our Alert Service Dog Program.  With program leader, Alan Boeve.

November 7, Speaker Scott French gives powerful presentation on Global Hope, who gives compassionate homes to orphans and vulnerable children from Romania to Kenya to India.  Learn more at

Nov 14, Speakers Lauren Nygren and Nick Peterson. Lauren is with Cherry Creek Mortgage, and Nick is branch manager of their Ft Collins and Boulder offices. They gave an insightful presentation on reverse mortgages.  More info at

Dec 5. Members Bob M and Joe G present Kiwanis Education seminar.  What we are, what we do.  Good discussion with lots of questions and input from members in attendance.  (Charts here)

Happy Day!  Izzy gets her service alert pup from the club.  Next is bonding and two years of training for both.  Good luck!

A-A-And ... it's Salvation Army Bell Ringing Season Again. 

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President Matt and Santa's little helper

Perennial bell ringing hero, Laurance

Kid's Need Kiwainis

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