Committees
In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees.

Name Chairs Description
Bike Program
Loya, Joe
Blood Drives
Shoemaker, Tina
The Gig Harbor Kiwanis Club sponsors a blood drive every 9 weeks with Cascade Regional Blood Services (CRBS) and has been doing so since December, 2007. You will find the bloodmobile for the Kiwanis blood drives in the parking lot by Sunset Grill, Ace Hardware, Rite Aid, and QFC on Pt. Fosdick Drive.
Board of Directors
Builders Cub
Scholtens, Mike
Service club for middle school.
Camp Beausite Northwest
Johnson, Terry
Gig Harbor Kiwanis sponsors Camp Beausite Northwest (firmly called Northwest Kiwanis Camp) on Beausite Lake, near Chimacum. The camp provides a unique summer camp experience for those with special needs.
Car Raffle
Bannon, Jim
Every two years we raffle off a car as one of our major fund raisers.
Chumfest
Markovich, Nick
Gig Harbor Kiwanis helps the greater Gig Harbor community celebrate the return of salmon to our local waters, usually by cooking "Chumburgers".
Classroom Grants and College Scholarships
Crowe, Doug
Awards annual classroom grants to local grade schools whose teachers are able to show how they can improve their classroom learning environment with the additional funds. We also award college scholarships to graduating seniors in our 3 area high schools whose scholarship applications show the most community involvement activities such as Key Club activities and other community programs.
Club Satellite
Joyal, Darren
The Peninsula-Gig Harbor Kiwanis Club Satellite meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at noon at The Inn at Gig Harbor.
Community Services
Joyal, Melani
Our community service programs include the bike program, pancake breakfasts, CinemaGig Nights, Lindquist Dental Clinic, Holiday Food Baskets and the Blood Drives.
EACAP Program
Wardwell, Denny
Harvey, Beth
Reading to elementary school children in Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program.
Fund Raising
Joyal, Darren
Fund Raising the Car Raffle, the Annual Golf Tournament, the Beer Festival, the Texas Hold'Em Tournament, to name a few.
Gear Up for School
Wardwell, Denny
Since 1997 we have helped over 3,300 low-income children--from kindergarten through 8th grade--start school ready to learn. We provide the students with a new set of clothing and grade-appropriate school supplies.
Golf Tournament
Markovich, Nick
Loya, Joe
Annual golf tournament to support Gig Harbor Kiwanis children's programs.
Key Clubs
Bircumshaw, Harold
Harvey, Beth
Marketing
Shoemaker, John
Communicates the value of Kiwanis to the larger community.
Membership
Mallory, Jeni
Committee responsible for seeking and mentoring new members, new member orientations, and maintaining current members.
National Night Out
Loya, Joe
Community Service
Newsletter
Harrington, John
Shaffer, Dick
Pancake Breakfasts
Speakers
Shoemaker, Tina
Terrific Kids
Harvey, Beth
Texas Hold Em'
Joyal, Melani
Fund raiser.
Web Master
Harrington, John
Shaffer, Dick
Young Children Priority One Includes ECEAP and Eastside Baby Corner, West Sound.