Do you know what Kiwanis Members have been up to?
We were happy to participate in the Community Clean-up that was set up by the Village of Hillsborough. Together the community members were able to collect a trailer load of waste and contribute to making our community even more beautiful.
We were also excited to be a part of the Hillbilly Run and Heartland on the 28th of May by serving up locally made hamburgers. Proceeds from The Annual Hillbilly Run support Shenstone Cemetery and other community projects.
We are actively seeking information and pictures from our community about past Kiwanis members. We are sharing the details found on our past presidents on the Hillsborough Kiwanis Presidents page to celebrate these community leaders and their families. It is interesting to see that some of these people were WWI and WWII veterans, politicians, a funeral home owner, Hillsborough Canadian Gypsum workers and many other interesting occupations. Many also occupied some very interesting homes in our community. Most importantly, they are people who influenced where our community came from.
Preliminary steps are being taken to build a community activity offering for this fall that will be focused on teaching children and young adults skills like pottery, basic computer servicing and introduction to plumbing, with other offerings to follow. To make this a success we will be asking for donations of old computers and hardware, support from people in our community with a passion for their craft and people who want to learn while having fun.