Before the meeting:
i. Introduce officers.
ii. Introduce advisor.
b. Introduce guests.
2. Opening reflection
a. As you begin to plan your club celebration or celebrate during this meeting, ask the group to reflect on the events of this year.
c. Have outgoing officers share a year-in-review about the club’s projects and impact. Share some poignant stories of your club’s joint service throughout this year’s challenging times. After, thank all members for their part in this year’s service. Here is a possible source of thank-you messages.
i. As your club reviews projects and shares memories from the year, update the yearly record of service hours that must be reported to the Kiwanis district and Kiwanis International.
3. Recognition of retiring officers and graduates
a. This section can be led by the new club officers and the advisor.
b. Honor the retiring officers for their service. Your club might have traditional gifts to present — or you may consider starting a new tradition this year.
c. Highlight graduating elementary schoolers. Consider presenting them with special gifts created by club members or purchase special K-Kids items from the Kiwanis Family Store.
4. Club announcements
a. Any remaining service projects should be noted, especially if any will be done during the upcoming school break.
b. Check in with new officers to see how their training meetings are going.
c. Discuss any general plans for new-member drives next semester.
d. Announce the next club meeting time and place — if that has been determined.
Have a great school break!
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