Port Townsend
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Welcome to the
Port Townsend Kiwanis Club

  • Please join us at noon on Wednesdays at the Highway Twenty Roadhouse Restaurant, 2152 W Sims Way, in Port Townsend, for our weekly programs.
  • Like to get up early? Our Club Satellite meets at 7:00 am, on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at the Hwy 20 Roadhouse Restaurant... Join us!
  • Check out our club's Projects and Events on the tabs to the left! 

Contact us:
PO Box 489
Port Townsend,
WA 98368



* Check out our Events and Projects using the tabs to the left *

It's Rhody Week!

This week at PT Kiwanis:

WEDNESDAY: Jay Bakst - Team Jefferson Lean Resource

Noon, Wednesday, May 17, at the Hwy 20 Roadhouse

Rhododendron Festival is this weekend!
Friday, May 19 - Kiddie Parade, 3:00pm

Friday, May 19 - Brats & Brew, American Legion Hall, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, May 20 - Grand Parade, 11:00 am
May 21 - Rhody Run Water Station, milepost 4

Upcoming Programs: (subject to change)

May 24: Stacey Larson - Frowing PT Students the Healthy Way

May 31 - Nathan VanderVen - Straight Blast Gym

June 7 - Business Meeting and Bear Auction

Do you have ideas for future programs you would like to see? Contact Marilou at 360-301-1271. If you have good contacts in the community - talk with Marilou: she wants to hear about program ideas!




Kiwanis Weekly Thank You goes to Don Olsen for his organization of the Second Annual Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast! 

Congratulations and thank you for your service to the club and to the community!


Club Satellite - Next meeting will be Tuesday, May 23. Our morning Satellite meets at 7:00 am at the Hwy 20 Roadhouse Restaurant on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month. This is a fun, casual group working and brainstorming on various projects. Fundraising ideas are a big topic! See Steve Taylor or Ken Brink for more information.

Do you want to help get an AKTION Club started? See Jim & Marianne Ott or Don Olsen to help with planning this important Kiwanis Family Service Leadership Program.


Committee and Events News:

UPCOMING SERVICE PROJECTS:  (Check out their club website pages by clicking the title!)

NEW PROJECT! Olympic Neighbors - See Jim Ott to volunteer to make housing for people with disabilities a reality. Work parties are going now -Exterior Painters are needed this week, along with some carpentry finish-work. Expected Opening of this wonderful group home this month! 


Planning has started for the Kiwanis Classic Car ShowFor more information, contact Tommy Dodd.

Backpack Project -Meal packing is going on every Tuesday! See Jim Ott to help. 

Mariner's Memorial - Medallions are available for $100 each to help fund this project. See Mel, Sue or Bernie for information. Send people to our Mariners' Memorial webpage for more information! 

MEMBERS! Are you not helping actively with a project? Be an Active Kiwanis member and join one now - Check out committee lists, sign into www.ptkiwanis.org and look up the committee chair! Connect! Suggest a project we can start! 

Work toward being a Distinguished Member this coming year! Sponsor two new members, participate in two service projects, and attend one convention (district/zone/international). 

Interclubs - See Steve Taylor for Interclub opportunities!

IntraClub and beyond Fun- and Fundraising Opportunities:

Eyeglasses recycling - Bring your old eyeglasses to Barb or Ed Zinser - We receive a small donation for each pair that we turn in! 


 Division 33 Council will next meet Saturday, July 1st at the Haselwood Y in Silverdale at our regular time of 10am - 12:30pm. The Port Townsend club will be hosting.

May 19-21 - Rhododendron Festival
May 19 - Kiddie Parade, Brats & Brew
May 20 - Grand Parade
May 21 - Rhody Run Water Station

June 24 - CLE Training, Tacoma Community College

Camp Beausite: July 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, & Jul 31- Aug 4

July 13-16 - Kiwanis International Convention, Paris, France

July 22 - Christmas in July Concert with Freddy Pink, at the Port Townsend American Legion Hall

PNW Kiwanis District Convention - August 24-27, Kennewick


  Do you have business with the club? Our Board meets on the First Tuesday of the month. Please send correspondence before the last week of the month for consideration. Email us!

Useful Links - for more about our Programs and our Club, check the links in the menu to the left.

Kiwanis International

Kiwanis PNW District site

Mariners' Memorial

Camp Beausite NW