Crestwood Sunset Hills Kiwanis
Crestwood-Sunset Hills
Serving the Children of the World
Kiwanis Fun Run/Walk
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Kiwanis Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, October 28 2017

Start Time 10:30.

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The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Kiwanis...

Last Weeks Program:

Program: Jake Hollander, Wyman Center

 Jake Hollander, Associate Director, Philanthropy and Community Engagement, Wyman Center  updated us on Wyman and discussed Wyman's programs and mission.  Wyman focuses on kids who are from disadvantaged backgrounds and tries to teach these kids that with hard work and drive they can succeed at whatever they want.  They do this through their 3 programs:  Teen Outreach (Provides teens Grades 6-12 with tools to avoid risky behaviors and build a healthy foundation of life skills.  Offered as an after school or stand alone program.)  Teen Leadership (Intensive 6 year program for 80 teens each year from Grades 9 through sophomore year in college which includes summer programs at Wyman as well as follow up during the school year.)  InspireSTL (Their newest program and provides academic support for at risk students from middle school through college.)  In addition, they recently opened a Healthcare Center at Normandy HS which has been very successful and will hopefully lead to more of these centers.  Wyman nationally impacts 22,000 to 25,000 lives per year and would like to increase that to 79,000.  Wyman has a long history with Kiwanis and Jake wants to improve contact with the various Kiwanis Clubs in the area and will be visiting them throughout the year.

Upcoming Programs:

Sept 14:  Nancy Benson, Following the Route of the Band of Brothers

Sept 21:  Amy, Caroline's Closet