Friday, June 24, 2016

Kiwanis And Aktion Club For Adults With Disabilities

LABELLE, FL. -- LaBelle Kiwanis Sponsors Aktion Club, the only service club for adults with disabilities

At a recent LaBelle Kiwanis meeting, members heard a message from Rob Crowder, the Kiwanis Aktion Club Administrator of the Florida District. He has been the Aktion Club Administrator for 5 years. His wife, Mary Crowder assisted him with the presentation; they live in Lakeland.
Aktion Club is the only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide. 

Aktion Club allows members to develop initiative and leadership skills in serving their communities while enabling their integration into society. There are over 35 Aktion Clubs in Florida and the LaBelle Kiwanis Club is proud to sponsor a club in LaBelle.

The members of Kiwanis Club of LaBelle recognize that individuals with disabilities want to take an active role in solving problems and meeting needs of the world around them and the club proudly announces a new club member as well as a new Aktion Club Administrator, Mary Pringle. Natalie Linares will be the Assistant Advisor to the Aktion Club.
Aktion Club: Motto: Where development has no disability. Vision: To develop competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of service. Mission: To provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative, leadership skills and to serve their communities.
Pictured left to right: Mary Pringle-Hendry County Aktion Club Administrator, Nikki Yeager-President of LaBelle Kiwanis, Rob Crowder- Kiwanis Aktion Club Administrator of the Florida District and Mary Crowder-Rob’s wife and active Kiwanis member from Lakeland.

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