Kiwanis Club of Claremont announces new board

The Kiwanis Club of Claremont recently swore in its 99th class of officers and directors.

Replacing Linda Clinton as president of the club this year is Greg Shapton. Clinton will work with the organization as its immediate past president. Officers include president-elect Pat Lee, secretary Jim Wylie, Raul Rodriguez, treasurer, and Julie Olesniewicz, first vice-president.

Elected board directors also include Tom Andersen, Raquel Hickernell, Larry Horowitz, Julie Martin, Lee Moreno, Mason Prophet and John Thompson.

Also awarded during the recent ceremony was Kiwanis Club Member of the Year, which was presented to Jerry Feingold.

Established in 1933, the primary focus of the club has been to serve the community, from local children and the elderly to nonprofit organizations.

In 2021, Kiwanis Club of Claremont contributed about $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations in support of projects and $14,500 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Claremont and San Antonio high schools.

Residents interested in serving the community are invited to Kiwanis Club of Claremont’s weekly lunch meetings, held every Thursday at noon in the Fellowship Hall of St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, 830 W. Bonita Avenue, Claremont. Contact the membership committee at claremontkiwanis.org or call (909) 262-2253 for additional information.

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