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96th Kiwanis Club of Fargo welcoming Bosnian Muslim as its incoming President - 10/13/2016

The Kiwanis Club of Fargo began its 96th year on October 1, 2016. As a worldwide service organization devoted to the principle of service, one of the objectives in Kiwanis is to encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships, regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation. Understanding that diversity in our country is a hot topic, we are proud to announce that our club installed its new officers, including our first Muslim president, Nedzad “Ned” Halilovic. 

Ned is a Bosnian refugee, from Srebenica, that came to West Fargo in 1996. Upon graduation from West Fargo High School in the 1997, he then attended Concordia College. Majoring in Political...

Kiwanis Club of Fargo to offer local organizations grants - 08/31/2016

The Kiwanis Club of Fargo Grant Committee has approved grants to a few local organizations.  During their July meeting, the committee approved grants to the YWCA, Jr. Achievement, Charism, Juvenile Drug Court and the Lutheran Social Services.  This year, they approved $11,000 total!  We are grateful to have the opportunity to help local charities serve children in the Fargo/Moorhead community.

Kiwanis Pancake Karnival - 06/06/2016

     The Fargo Kiwanis Pancake Karnival is estimated to have raised around $53,000 in net profit. This profit is $2,000 more than last year’s event! The net profit goes to our foundation, which will distribute the funds to the local community through grants to non-profits and scholarships to high school and college students. Thank you to the over 300 volunteers who helped us with this event and to the 10,000 + people who took the time to stop out to the Fargodome. 

     This year we also added some new sponsorship opportunities, so a BIG thank you Ambassador Cleaning and Rainbow Restoration, Knight Printing, Dacotah Paper, Biolife, Conme Feste Attorneys,...