Friday, September 17th, 2021

Metro Kiwanis donates to the PAL Club

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Huntington Metro Kiwanis met on Monday, March 20 at Huntington University. Guest speaker for the evening was Chad Hacker, chief, Huntington Police Department.

Hacker spoke about the Police Athletic League (PAL) and the many programs offered to youth and the community. At the conclusion of his program, Metro Kiwanis presented the PAL with a donation to help them make programs affordable to those want to participate.

Huntington Metro Kiwanis also provides scholarships to local youth, and supports projects such as the Ronald McDonald House, Terrific Kids, Huntington County and PAL baseball, Huntington County Outstanding eighth graders, Lap Reading and Boy Scouts.

Kiwanis is an International co-educational service club that is celebrating its 100 year anniversary. Kiwanis was founded in 1915 in Detroit Michigan with the International Headquarters in Indianapolis. Kiwanis is in 80 nations and has over 150,000 service projects and raises nearly $100 million every year for youth and community projects. Through these efforts, Kiwanis truly is “Serving the Children of the World.

Shown in the photo at left is John Mason, Metro Kiwanis, as he presents a check to Chad Hacker of the Police Athletic League (PAL).