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Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that our club is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. 

Name Chairs Description
BUG
Colwell, Jim
Project: Provide recognition to students who raise their grades into an acceptable range and maintain or continue to raise them from one grading period to the next. See http://kiwaniskids.org/en/BUG
Bulletins
Williams, Barbara
Club Operations: Create bulletins for regular club meetings.
Circle K
Williams, Barbara
Hoffman, Brian
Sponsored Youth Program: Provide advisory support for Young Harris Circle K Club and serve as liaison between our club, faculty advisor, and school administrators. See http://circlek.org
Cub Scouts
McMillan, Kathie
Sponsored Youth Program: Provide advisory support for Cub Scout Pack 101 and serve as liaison between our club and Pack Leaders.
Golf Tournament
Colwell, Mary
Cone, John
Fundraiser: Plan and oversee the club's major fundraising event of the year.
Gun Raffle
Mahan, Sonny
Fundraiser: Responsible for organizing and implementing the 30 Guns in 30 Days fundraiser.
HA Basketball Event Fundraiser: Responsible for organizing and conducting the Harlem Ambassadors fundraising event.
Interclub
Mahan, Sonny
Club Operations: Schedule Interclub meetings with other Kiwanis Clubs.
JD Ranch Service Project: Work with JD Ranch on funding and special events at the ranch. See http://jdranch.org/
Key Club
Mahan, Sonny
Colwell, Jim
Sponsored Youth Program: Provide advisory support for UCHS Key Club and serve as liaison between our club, faculty advisor, and school administrators. See http://www.keyclub.org
Kid Care
Williams, Barbara
Service Project: Work with​ Union County Family Connection to supply needy local children with items such as clothing and school supplies.
Membership & Growth
Mahan, Sonny
Thomas, Bryan
Club Operations: Monitors all aspects of membership, including invitations, retention and education—bringing in new members, teaching them about Kiwanis and then ensuring that the member experience meets everyone’s expectations.
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser: Responsible for organizing and implementing the Pancake Breakfast fundraising event.
Programs
Krick, Charlie
Lanier, Judy
Club Operations: Responsible for arranging a program for each of the regular club meetings.
Public Relations
Krick, Charlie
Colwell, Mary
Club Operations: Keep the Club membership and the community at large informed on the projects, events, programs and other activities of the Kiwanis Club of Blairsville.
Quartermaster
Mahan, Sonny
Shores, Ross
Club Operations: Responsible for making sure equipment, materials and systems are available and functioning for meetings and events.
Sorghum Festival Fundraiser: Responsible for organizing and overseeing the concession booth.
Sunshine
Benton, Lisa
Raleigh, Deborah
Club Operations: Provides support to members, former members, and their families in times of illness by sending cards, making phone calls or personal visits.
Teddy Bears
Lanier, Judy
Service Project: Acquires teddy bears to be given to young children in emergency situations. Coordinates distribution of teddy bears to UCGH, Union EMS, fire and police departments.