Welcome to the home page of the Carson City Kiwanis Club. We have existed for over 50 years serving the children and seniors of the Carson City area. Our local members volunteer countless hours and money each year in fundraising efforts and service to those that need help.
Kiwanis International is a global organization of member-volunteers working to change the world one child and one community at a time—locally and globally through Kiwanis Club-sponsored activities and programs. Kiwanis comprises more than 600,000 adult and youth members in 70 nations and geographic areas that serve children and communities worldwide.
The Kiwanis name
The name “Kiwanis” was coined from an expression in an American Indian language of the Detroit area, “Nunc Kee-wanis,” which means, “We trade” or “we share our talents.”