What is Kiwanis?

The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International were approved by Kiwanis club delegates at the 1924 Kiwanis International Convention in Denver, Colorado. Through the decades, they have remained unchanged.

  • To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
  • To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
  • To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.
  • To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.
  • To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service and to build better communities.
  • To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill.

Club Projects



Club Programs

The Kiwanis Club will meet in the second floor of the Gadsden Museum of Art – The museum is next door to the Cultural Arts Center and has an elevator. 


July 29 – Ed Lett, Assist. Athletic Dir. JSU

Aug. 5 – Review of Kiwanis International Convention

Aug. 12 – Mike Raita, sports Announcer, ABC 33/40

Aug. 19 – Terry Snow, Football Official

Aug. 26 – Roy Clem, Alabama Public TV