Key Clubs recognised
Key club members who represented the Cayman Islands at the 66th annual
District Convention held in Orlando, Florida, at the end of April
ALL of Grand Cayman's five Key Clubs were represented at the
66th annual District Convention recently held in Orlando, Florida,
at the end of April.
Key Clubs, which are essentially junior service clubs modelled
after their adult Kiwanis Clubs, are currently active at John Gray,
George Hicks, Triple C, St Ignatius and Cayman Prep high
The Clubs have their own Officers who are elected by the
members. Offering excellent leadership training opportunities the
clubs organise their own fundraising events and perform various
service projects in the community,
This year's convention themed, Key Club Saves The Day, had
47 members from Cayman participating and St Ignatius student.
Kellie McGee. was installed as the new Lieutenant Governor with
responsibility for all five Key Clubs in Cayman
Ms McCee said: "We all had fun at Convention, it was a terrific
experience. "We had a blast with dances, banquets, talent shows
and watching a hypnotist."
Ms McGee succeeds Kadi Merren as Lieutenant Governor, who
had set her goal for the Key Clubs in Cayman to be recognised at
the District Convention.
"Our clubs worked hard and have received the recognition they
deserved." said Ms Merren.
This year, all five local Clubs brought home banner patches,
including UNICEF Hero, Governor's Citation, Governor's Alliance,
Secretary's Award/Monthly Reporting Patch, Governor's Project
Day Patch and Early Bird Dues.
Special awards also went to: Samantha Doorman of Cayman
Prep as Distinguished President; Kellie McGee as Distinguished
Vice President; Ridhima Kapoor of St Ignatius as Distinguished
Secretary, Distinguished Members from all five clubs and
Governor's Project Pins.
In addition, George Hicks won the Single Service Award.
Chairman of the Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman and the
advisor to the local Key Clubs, Roger Bodden, said:
"This has been a banner year for Key Clubs in Cayman. They
have all excelled in service to our community. We are proud of
each and every one of them.”
Source: Cayman NET NEWS Wednesday 12 May 2004