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  • Community Sat, February 22 10:30am – 12pm

    Mayor gives Proclamation for Kin Canada National Day of KINdness Feb 22, 2020

    For Immediate Release
    The Kinette Club of Edmonton is celebrating
    Kin Canada’s 100th Anniversary with Proclomation &
    appearance by Mayor Iveson
    and by spreading KINdness in the community
    Edmonton, Alberta (February 18, 2020) – The Kinette Club of Edmonton, along with the
    Kinsmen Club of Edmonton, Ft. Edmonton Kin & U of A Kin Campus Club, will be participating in
    Kin Canada’s 8th Annual National Day of Kindness as a way to thank the community for their ongoing support and to celebrate the association’s long history of Serving the Community’s Greatest
    Need.
    At 11am Mayor Don Iveson will be issuing a Proclomation at the clubhouse of the Kinsmen Club
    of Edmonton, located at 9150 Walterdale Hill NW, Edmonton AB.
    Afterwards, the Kinette Club of Edmonton will be spreading kindness by visiting several Walmart
    & Superstore locations around the city to hand out 500 sets of cart coins. All members of the
    community and the media are invited to attend.
    The Kinette Club of Edmonton is known for supporting many local organizations such as iHuman,
    YESS, YWCA, STARs, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Edmonton Food Bank, the students of Norwood
    Elementary, MyLuvPak, Wild North, and many, many more and has made many contributions to
    the community through volunteer hours for several organizations.
    Having served the Edmonton community for more than 80 years, our club is able to better our
    community because of the generous support we receive from individuals, families, and
    businesses in the area. All money raised stays local which is the beauty of our all-Canadian
    service club. National Day of KINdness is our small way of saying thank you to the community for
    helping us make a difference. We couldn’t do what we do without you..
    National Day of Kindness also celebrates the founding of the association by Hal Rogers on Feb.
    20, 1920. This February marks Kin’s 100th anniversary. Last year, 163 clubs across Canada
    performed countless acts of kindness including delivering coffee to first responders, sponsoring
    public skating, visiting seniors, and paying for parking at hospitals.
    Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across the country work to better their local communities and
    enhance the well-being of Canadians. There are currently over 400 clubs and 6000 members. Kin
    Canada is the nation’s largest all-Canadian service club organization, and National Day of
    Kindness is an initiative representative of its core mission: “Serving the Community’s Greatest
    Need”. For more general information, see Kin Canada’s website: www.kincanada.ca.
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    We invite you to come out and cover the event.
    Saturday February 22, 2020
    Time 10:30am
    Location: Rivery Valley Place, 8150 Walterdale Hill, Edmonton, AB
    For more information, please contact:
    Shandelle Goretski, President – Kinette Club of Edmonton
    Phone:780-868-6337
    Email: Shandelle.Goretski@dslinc.com
    Club Website: www.edmontonkinettes.ca
    Club Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/edmontonkinettes/

    • Location: Kinsmen Club of Edmonton Clubhouse 9150 Walterdale HIll NW, Edmonton Alberta
    • More information: 7808686337 |

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