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Fri, Nov 01


Ravenwood Golf Club

2019 Spirit of Giving Dinner

An evening where we celebrate and honor some of the most dedicated people and organizations in the Farmington and Victor Communities!

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2019 Spirit of Giving Dinner
2019 Spirit of Giving Dinner

Time & Location

Nov 01, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Ravenwood Golf Club, 929 Lynaugh Rd, Victor, NY 14564, USA

About the event

Join the Kiwanis Club of Farmington Victor for the 14th Annual Spirit of Giving Dinner!  The event begins with a cash bar at 6pm to be followed by dinner at 7pm.  Our dinner will feature Lorene Benson from Cobblestone Arts Center as our guest speaker.

The purpose of this dinner is to recognize an individual’s most important asset, which is their time. We will be presenting The Citizen of the Year Awards for the Town of Victor and the Town of Farmington for individuals from our communities who have given significant amounts of time over many years to help children. We will also be presenting four Helping Hands Awards.

 Nominees inspire the practice of the Golden Rule by Example and have demonstrated a contribution of significant importance in the community of Farmington or Victor as a volunteer that is sustained throughout the year or over the years. We also recognize Helping Hands Award Winners who demonstrate these characteristics for a single, outstanding event or activity. Lastly, our outreach donations are given to organizations doing amazing work to help children in need in the community and who have come to speak at our club meetings during the year about their great work, as voted on by the membership of the Farmington-Victor Kiwanis Club.

It is with great pride and appreciation that we will be honoring the following individuals/organizations at the 2019 Spirit of Giving Dinner:

Citizen of the Year from the Town of Victor - Lori Donohoe Augustyn, Family Promise of Ontario County

Citizen of the Year from the Town of Farmington - Sarah Chilson, The Spot

Helping Hands Award Winner - Victor: Tim Archetko, Otto Tomottos & Victor/Farmington Food Cupboard

Helping Hands Award Winner - Victor: Linda Marren, Serenity House of Victor, NY

Helping Hands Award Winner - Farmington: Ron Herendeen, South Farmington Friends Cemetery Foundation

Helping Hands Award Winner - Farmington: Deputy John Torlish, Ontario County Sheriff

Outreach Donation Recipients:

Cobblestone Arts Center

Daystar Kids

Make-A-Wish Western New York

Budding Readers

Youth Chorus of the Finger Lakes

Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County

Kamp Kiwanis-NY District Kiwanis Foundation, Inc.-Taberg, NY

Golisano Children's Hospital

Kiwanis Pediatric Lyme Disease Foundation

Family Promise of Ontario County

Serenity House of Victor, NY

We can't begin to express the extent of our appreciation to each of these individuals and organizations for their selfless dedication to improving the lives of children in need here in our communities, though we will attempt to try at our Spirit of Giving Dinner. This year our High School Key Club and Aktion Club officers will be in attendance to share their outreach accomplishments over this past year. They have 300 students who participate in various outreach activities.

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