UM-D Circle K Club inducted into Dearborn Kiwanis Club

Photo courtesy of Renea Callery
Several University of Michigan-Dearborn students were inducted into the Dearborn Kiwanis Club Circle K Club recently. Circle K International offers leadership opportunities through hands-on service and fundraising activities.

DEARBORN – The Circle K Club of the University of Michigan-Dearborn, was inducted into the Dearborn Kiwanis Club recently.

Circle K Club represents students at the college level. Some of the activities that they participate in is UNICEF, March of Dimes, and similar causes.

Circle K International also offers leadership positions in addition to new opportunities. The members participate in hands-on service, fundraising, and making a positive impact in our communities. CKI also offers a Key to College program to help prepare high school members for CKI and for college as a whole.

Circle K members being inducted were President Jonathon Gavia, Vice President Amal Khalyleh, Treasurer Teiana McGahey, Secretary Jamilah Kaid, Bulletin Editor Ricky Scott and Advisor Renea Callery from the Dearborn Kiwanis Club. Circle K Governor Sean Sauss and Past Circle K Governor Nathan Wright performed the induction for the UM-D club.

Circle K, a service leadership program of Kiwanis International, is the one of the largest service programs for college students, and gives its members opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership skills. Circle K Club attributes its success to it being a student-led organization that teaches leadership through serving others.

For more information, go to www.circlek.org or call 800-549-2647. Anyone interested in joining the Circle K should email kiwanis@kiwanisclubdearborn.org.

Dearborn Kiwanis Club members attending the Circle K chartering induction were President Linda Michalek, Treasurer Al Holmes, Past President Don Killion, Membership Director Norman Record, Pat Richardson, Ray and Jane Scoboria, Richard Nettlow and Callery.

As a Service Leadership Program of Kiwanis International, CKI is able to draw on the resources of Kiwanis and its family of programs to increase its impact and to foster a true atmosphere of service in the community.

All of the different level clubs in the Kiwanis Family target their service toward the most important local needs. Club members are willing to help with activities at the schools and in the community, as it works to make campus and community improvements.

If members of the community are interested in helping or volunteering, they should contact Callery at reneaewi@gmail.com.

The Dearborn Kiwanis Club accepts new members year round. The club meets at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the O’Kelly Knights of Columbus Banquet Center, 23663 Park St.

The public is invited to attend a meeting to find out more about the many service activities the club supports.

For more information, call 313-278-9890 or email kiwanis@kiwanisclubdearborn.org.