NATIONAL AWARDS THAT WERE ANNOUNCED AT THE 2022 CONVENTION
THE KIWI AWARD:
This prestigious award is given for continuous - not less than five years - dedication, assistance, support, or promotion of The Kiwi Club and/or a chapter of The Kiwi Club. More than one chapter member or members at large may be submitted for recognition, as well as any organization fitting the requirements. It can be given any time. The recipient(s) of this award receives a framed certificate. The following six recipients were announced at convention.
Brenda Tate Nolan - Dayton
Beverly Morrison Dismukes - Memphis
Jerry Ann Wheatly Piontkowski - Louisville
Casey Cacioppo Bode – Golden Gate
Janet Dunlap Craven Oklahoma City
Kat Applegate Walton – Florida Gulf Coast
1. The Kiwi Award of Merit – A special good-neighbor award presented as a salute to chapters that have performed the most outstanding services toward unifying their communities each two-year period between national conventions.
CLUB EWR CHAPTER
2. The Kay Hansen Award - named in honor of the first official Kiwi Counselor, who gave the inspiration for the survival of TKC. It is presented to a chapter for its facilitation of uplifting charitable acts.
FLORIDA GULF COAST CHAPTER
3. The Memorial Award - to honor stewardesses/flight attendants who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This award recognizes a chapter for its above and beyond charitable efforts.
4. The Kiwi Award of Excellence - To recognize a chapter for its continual dedication to and support of The Kiwi Club and the chapter's local community/charity. It is given to a chapter for long time charity work to one charity or a long-time chapter that although they are struggling, continues to support TKC and their local charities. It is not given every year. The recipient of this award receives a framed certificate.
1. The President's Cup - Awarded for outstanding service to The Kiwi Club at the discretion of the National President who selects the recipient.
2. Polly Toll Goodman Award - To honor a Kiwi who has shown to be an organizer, leader, advisor, has Kiwi spirit, and has made contributions and given service to The Kiwi Club at both the national and chapter level. It is one of the most prestigious awards given by the Club.
CONNIE LEIGHLITER BUDGE
3. Blue Pencil Award – Awarded to honor chapter newsletter editors who have shown innovation and improvement, and for keeping their chapter members informed.
KIM WHITE PETERSON - LAX
PHOTOS OF KIWI AWARDS
The Kay Hansen Award
The Memorial Award
The Kiwi Award of Merit
Virginia Woodbury Conrad Award
The President's Cup
The Millie Alford Membership Award
The Kay Hansen Pin
presented to each National President by the previous President