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
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.
We invite you to come out and cover the event.
Saturday February 22, 2020
Location: Rivery Valley Place, 8150 Walterdale Hill, Edmonton, AB
For more information, please contact:
Shandelle Goretski, President – Kinette Club of Edmonton
Club Website: www.edmontonkinettes.ca
Club Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/edmontonkinettes/