Division 17
Vancouver Island

Kiwanis International

About Kiwanis International

  • To give Primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.
  • To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
  • To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.
  • To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizendhip.
  • To provide Kiwanis Clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service and to build better communities.
  • To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.

We invite you to become a member today

Through Kiwanis membership, communities are improved, friendships are built, leadership skills are developed, and business contats are made. More importantly, the lives of children around the world are changed for the better.

District Governor: Jerry Deas
Lieutenant Governor: Thomas Sturge

Recent News

Happy Kiwanis New Years

On Thursday, September 27th, 2018, a group of happy members from the Kiwanis Clubs of Oak Bay, Sidney and Victoria gathered together for a joint installation of their in…Read More

Kiwanis Club of Powell River Soap Box Derby

Here are the results from Powell River Kiwanis Club Soap Box Derby results. The PNW #17 yellow car almost made it into the winners circle.  :)Read More

Division 17 Kiwanis Soap Box Derby

Below are 3 photos of the building and finished Division 17 Kiwanis Soap box built by Steve Perkins my partner.

As you know the Kiwanis Club of Powel…Read More

Upcoming Events

1st Annual Kiwanis Fundraising Gala

May 18, 2019 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Profits go towards sending less privileged teens to Chemainus Theatre Summer Camps.

Purchase tickets at the Chemainus Theatre

Box Office at 250-246-9820 or online at chemainustheatrefestival.ca/tickets use coupon code: GALA for more event information or tickets, email DuncanKiwanisEvent@shaw.ca

Kiwanis Club of Powell River - Soapbox Derby

May 26, 2019 from 9:00am - 12:00pm




AGES 7 - Adult WEIGHT LIMIT on Carts 70LBS

Want to build your own cart? Check out www.gokit.com Sunday morning: Track set up, cart inspections and RACING begins Quality Food and Kiwanis Concession