Inspired by the theme “Our Children, Their Future,” 2012–13 Kiwanis International President Tom DeJulio established international committees to focus on expanding service impact that produces measurable results. 2013-2014 President Gunter Gasser is continuing the efforts to re-educate members about our Objects.

Of course, Kiwanians' service helps fulfill the Objects of Kiwanis. If you are new to Kiwanis, you are also encouraged to browse and learn what Kiwanis is all about.

The Objects of Kiwanis

The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International were approved by Kiwanis club delegates at the 1924 Convention in Denver, Colorado. Through the succeeding decades, they have remained unchanged.

  • Object 1 - To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
  • Object 2 - To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
  • Object 3 - To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business, and professional standards.
  • Object 4 - To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.
  • Object 5 - To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build better communities.
  • Object 6 - To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism, and goodwill.
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Chris Hall, Green Dot Program Director Charlotte County Share Details
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Chris Hall of the C.A.R.E. Victim Services Center of Charlotte County Florida and Green...

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Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis Club members  recently met and sorted...

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Lynn Dorler, Executive Director, Boys Club & Girls Club Shares Insights for Sunrise Kiwanis
02/08/2018
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Lynn Dorler from the Boys & Girls Club gave our members an update of...

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Stacy Calvino, Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda Shares Upcoming Programs
02/01/2018
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Stacy Calvino, Marketing Director, Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, was the...

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Lou Long, Port Charlotte High School Principal is Special Speaker
01/25/2018
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The Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis weekly Thursday morning meeting heard Special...

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Florida Kiwanis Plans 5 Day Cruise for February, 2019
01/23/2018
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The Kiwanis Florida District is having a fun cruise next year on Independence...

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Kim Amontree, CCPS School Board Member Updates Sunrise Kiwanis
01/18/2018
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The Special Speaker at the January 18th weekly Thursday morning meeting was Kimberly...

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