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FallWinterautomnehiver 2016 Volume 93 Issue 3 Our Strength Is People Highlights from Kinvention 2016 Kin and the Fort McMurray Fires Official Publication of Organe officiel de Ki

Congratulations Flicitations Thank you to all the 201516 winners for their dedication and commitment in the fight against cystic fibrosis. Merci tous les laurats de 20152016 pour leur dvouement et le

National Presidents Message Lead, Serve, Inspire Welcome to another new year in Kin I am very excited to be your National President and to be a part of all the amazing accomplishments we will achieve

Executive Directors Message Our Strength Is People... The festive season is upon us, and like you I look forward to all the warmth the holidays bring. There is comfort in living our traditions, renew

Contents Matires 20 18 IN EVERY ISSUE Presidents Message ........................... 1 James Doerr Executive Directors Message ............ 2 Grant Ferron Editors Message ..........................

Editors Message SUPERhEROES ShININg STARS Summer and spring have come and gone since our last publication and so much has been accomplished. KIN magazine is now published twice per year, every six m

CoasttoCoast News Russells New World Class Sports Dome On October 1st, 2011, the Kin Club of Russell was chartered. Thanks to the efforts and expertise of its membership, it quickly became wellestabl

CoasttoCoast News Advice from Santa KIN Claus Living his Dream length and started looking at options for turning my mostly black beard as white as possible. By November 1st, 2015, Innisfail had one r

CoasttoCoast News Edmonton Kinsmen Kinettes and the Fort Edmonton Kin Club Edmonton, AB Sometimes we take lifes essentials for granted. The street youth in Edmonton know all too well that sometimes

CoasttoCoast News Raises 1,737 Rappelling 23 Storeys Halifax, NS Serving the communitys greatest need has always been a part of Carol Coopers life. Growing up as a Kin Kid she has consistently given

CoasttoCoast News This Is What Being Kin Is All About RCMP Constable Wynn Legacy Initiative Fund 16 Saturday, October 22, 2016, St. Albert Gazette St. Albert, AB The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert p

On we will celebrate five years of clubs spreading kindness in their communities across Canada. February 25th, 2017 KINdness PassItOn 10 KIN Magazine FallWinter 2016

national service project Reasons to LOVE National Day of KINdness This year marks the fifth anniversary of Kin Canadas National Day of KINdness our simple, low cost initiative that both promotes nat

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS WhAT TO DO WhEN YOU ARE By Michael Lewis Years ago, after speaking at a conference on how our lives have gotten so busy, and in some cases overwhelming, someone came up t WEARINg TOO MANY hATS Divide and Conquer Break up bigger and longer tasks into smaller and more manageable steps. When you have a big and rather daunting task or project ahea

SERVICE UPDATE BIg NEWS A service project database is in the works Over the last few years, weve heard from many clubs that it would be helpful to know what kinds of projects other clubs are doing.

CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES YOU hAVE ThE POWER TO gIVE LIFE Book your donation today A heartfelt thank you to Kin across the country who have rolled up their sleeve to donate blood for fellow Canadians.

SPECIAL FEATURE Kin Canada the great Northern The largest and most expensive natural their homes still existed more than 2,400 structures, including many homes, were completely destroyed in the blaz

ARTICLE wRITTEN By GUy SMITH disaster in recorded Canadian history. with humility, deferring the credit for the extraordinary work done in Wood Buffalo and Fort McMurray to The real heroes...the fire

hIghLIghTS FROM NATIONAL KINVENT From leadership meetings and service projects to ceremonies, awards, entertainment and theme parties, convention is one opportunity Kin members have to share ideas, l

TION 2016 EDMONTON, AB SIN CITY Vegas Variety Show Thursday evening, delegates were treated to a Vegas Variety Show, sponsored by Past National Director Darren Gunn and the South Edmonton Canadian

HIGHLIGHTS FROM NATIONAL KINVENTION 2016 Those who survived the festivities of the night before filed into the host hotel ballroom to have breakfast very quietly and to see National President Kim Pete

EDMONTON, ALBERTA Presidents gala Photo credits Corie Brand and Nadyne Esson In the evening, the convention delegates got dressed up in their best bib and tucker to attend the National Presidents Ga

97th National Convention halifax, Nova Scotia ALL ABOARD FOR hALIFAx 2017 Greetings Fellow Kin, The Kin Club of Halifax is very excited to be the host club for the 2017 National Convention. We have s

qUILL AwARD wINNER 201516 PATRICK BOwERS, KINSMEN CLUB OF SACKVILLE For the last 30 years, I have not slept on December 12th. When I woke up on Dec 12 1985, I had no idea that before this day was ov

NATIONAL AwARDS Celebrating Excellence Kin Canada Lifetime Achievement Awards Denny Pyatt, Kinsmen Club of Grimsby, D1 Pat Moldowan, Kinette Club of Stonewall, D2 Cheryl Toll, Kinette Club of Saskato

201516 n halifax, Nova Scotia for our 97th National Convention Maple Leaf Awards of Distinction Terry Baldwin, Kinette Club of ElginSt. Thomas, D1 Jodi Rossiter, Kinette Club of ElginSt. Thomas, D1 M

NATIONAL SERVICE AwARD wINNERS National Service Award Winners Kin Club of Valley East District 8 Kinsmen Club of greater London District 1 hal Elspeth Rogers ALL INCLUSIVE PLAYgROUND Kin Club of

201516 KINSMEN FANShAWE SUgAR BUSh MAPLE FESTIVAL Kinsmen Club of greater London The Kinsmen Fanshawe Sugar Bush is well known throughout southwestern Ontario with a proud tradition of providing hist

IgNITINg PASSIONS AND ENABLINg DREAMS 700 AM. The clock in Hannahs bedroom alarms needlessly, she is already awake. She barely slept, as today is her first day of university classes. Like thousands of

Searching For New Trustees Apply to be a Hal Rogers Endowment Fund Trustee and help Canadian students pursue their dreams Looking for your next meaningful Kin position Why not join a committee of six

RISK MANAGEMENT CLUB FOOD SAFETY 101 When serving food to the public, a club must follow the Ministry of Healths regulations. Municipal health departments across Canada will be able to provide your c

GESTION DES RISqUES FOOD hANDLINg REFERENCE ChART Storage of Foods FRESH MEAT BeefSteaks Roasts Pork Chops and Lamb Chop Roasts Veal Roasts Ground Meat FRESH POULTRy Chicken, Turkey whole Chicken, T

message du prsident Milk for Britain Prints LIMITED EDITION PRINTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE The MilkForBritain Campaign was conceived by Kin Founder Hal Rogers, and from 1941 to 1948, approximately 3 mill

KIn AnnOunCements Kin at a Glance As of October 31, 2016, there are 257 Kinsmen clubs, 144 Kinette clubs, 43 Kin clubs and 5 Campus clubs registered at Kin Canada National Headquarters. There are a t

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