55 members of the local civic organization, along with a number of Key Club volunteers, were out in force at the intersection of Jefferson and Michigan on Friday and Saturday asking for donations from drivers in exchange for a bag of peanuts. Kiwanians were also at the entrance of Kroger’s and Wal-Mart.
Peanut Committee Chairman Tom Sibal said “Peanut Days is the second largest fundraiser we do to raise money for area children’s programs and scholarships. The people of Marshall County are very generous in helping us with our programs with their financial support. I can’t thank them enough. We received a number of large bills this year, including eleven $20.00 bills.”
Funds raised from this event stay entirely local and provide money for Kiwanis to award scholarships to Plymouth and Argos High School students as well as a variety of other charitable causes such as the local Boys and Girls Club.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and once community at a time. The Plymouth Kiwanis meet each Tuesday at noon at Chirsto’s Banquet Center in Plymouth and interested new members are always welcome. For more information contact Tom Sibal at 935-8442.
Pictured:2199 John Vialard, 2201 Joanna Blount