Upcoming Speakers

Our club has speakers from the local area and beyond to share information, organizations, happenings, and events.  Newcomers and visitors are welcome.

Date Type Title
12/13/2017 Meeting

John Shoemaker PHD will discuss his recent trips to China. This is a program he has presented to several kiwanis Clubs in the Division.

12/27/2017 Meeting

Karen Brooks is the Gig Harbor Branch Manager for the Pierce County Library. She will discuss programs provided by the Library. Karen made this presentation at the November 2 Chamber of Commerce Public...

01/03/2018 Meeting

Cora Wells, General Manager at Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood WA will be our speaker. She will talk about the history of the gardens and a new program called the "Pinkerton Family Youth Programs". 

01/10/2018 Meeting

Sarah loannides, Music Director for the Tacoma Symphany Orchestra will be the speaker. Described by The New York Times as a conductor of “unquestionable strength and authority,”...

01/16/2018 Meeting

Pat Schmidt, President of DPI Printing and Vice President of Altrusa of Gig Harbor will be a guest speaker. Pat will discuss the activities and services in Gig Harbor that are funded through the local...

01/17/2018 Meeting

Harley Mosberg from the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club will discuss their Foundation-sponsored Winter Winefest Fundraiser. This event, which will occur on January 26, 2018 is the single fundraising activity for...

01/24/2018 Meeting

Emile & Lisa deRecat established a new photography studio in Gig Harbor this year. In this program they will describe their previous careers in the New York fashion scene (Emile) and in show business...

01/31/2018 Meeting

Marla Morgan will be the speaker and will provide an update on the Peninsula Hands On Art Program. The Gig Harbor Kiwanis Foundation recently made a $2,000 gift to provide support to this organization.

02/14/2018 Meeting

Pat Schmidt, President of DPI Printing and Vice President of Gig Harbor Altrusa will be our speaker. Pat will discuss the services and opportunities Altrusa provides to the Gig Harbor Community as well...

02/28/2018 Meeting

Terry Lee, Executive Director and Gretchen Hays, Recreation Manager for PenMet Parks will be our speakers. They will discuss a developing program for adolescents and adults with special needs.

03/07/2018 Meeting

Troy Alstead, President and CEO of Ocean5 will be the speaker. Troy will discuss the new state-of-the-art facility located at the new Olympic Town Center.

03/14/2018 Meeting

Michelle Harrison LICSW will discuss her role as the School Readiness Facilitator for the Peninsula School District - particularly in the context of the homeless student population.

03/21/2018 Meeting

Richard McCowen will discuss the anatomy of a movie. He is a local film maker whose company, Soverneign Film Works primarily operates in the services allied to the motion pictures business / industry...

04/11/2018 Meeting

Peninsula School District Update. Speaker to be announced.