Club News

You're Invited to Kiwanis Night! - 09/22/2016

Please join your fellow Kiwanians and guests for Kiwanis Night at The Country Club of North Carolina, Thursday, September 22. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with a cash bar, followed by the dinner and program. Musical entertainment is provided by Paul Murphy. Please RSVP to President Melanie Gayle by email, by Friday, September 16. Tickets are $25 per person. Come ring in the new Kiwanis year!

Upcoming Kiwanis Events - 03/04/2016
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Sat., March 19          Pancake Breakfast at Kickback Jack's, 8 - 10 a.m. 

Sat., April 2               Kiwanis One Day at Lake Waccammaw Boys and Girls Home

Sat., April 16            Celebration of the Military Child, Noon-3 p.m., Pinehurst Arboretum

Weds., April 20        Picquet Festival at Penick Village, 11:30 a.m. (get there early for parking)

Weds., April 27        Monroe Family Picnic for Kiwanis families




Kiwanis of the Sandhills Annual Pancake Breakfast at Kickback Jack's - 02/10/2016
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Join us Saturday, March 19 for our annual pancake breakfast at Kickback Jack's in Southern Pines for our fundraiser to benefit Moore County children. Each meal includes THREE pancakes, bacon and your choice of soda, coffee or tea. If you are interested in advertising on the placemat served with each meal, please contact Mike McBrayer at (910) 690-5408. We'll see you and your friends there!

Builder's Cup Nominations Now Being Accepted - 01/12/2016
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Nominations for the 2015 Builder's Cup Award are being accepted through January 27. Please give thought to your choice of a community member who actively engages in making Moore County a better place. Nomination forms are available in the January 2016 Sandspur newsletter or at the check-in desk on Wednesday. Submit forms to John Nagy or Mike Thomas.

Annual Pancake Breakfast, Sat. March 19, Kickback Jack's - 01/12/2016
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Make plans to attend Kickback Jack's on Sat., March 19 and bring your friends! We'll be serving up pancakes, bacon and choice of beverage for $7. All money raised goes toward serving the community. Tickets will be sent out in February, with additional tickets available at meetings or by contact Roy Neal.

Pinehurst Plays Host to the 2015 Carolinas Kiwanis District's Midyear Convention, August 14-16 - 05/28/2015
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The Carolinas District of Kiwanis will hold its 95th Annual Midyear Convention at The Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst from Friday, August 14 through Sunday, August 16. Carolinas District Gov. Gary Cooper encourages all local Kiwanis clubs to show strong representation and participate in the voting, camaradarie and future leadership of Kiwanis. On Friday, the District Board Meeting, which is open to all Kiwanians, will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., with opening session and elections beginning at 7 p.m. Dinner is "on your own" from 5:00-6:30 p.m. An exhibitors' hall will be open Friday 4-7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. After lunch on Saturday,...

Kiwanian Melanie Gayle Accepts Community Impact Award for Sandhills Children's Center - 05/27/2015
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Congratulations, President-Elect Melanie Gayle, CEO of Sandhills Children's Center! In this photo she is accepting the Community Impact Award for the center at United Way of Richmond County's award banquet on Wednesday, May 27.

5th Annual Celebration of the Military Child on April 18, 2015 - 03/09/2015
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All Moore County military children and families are invited to the 5th Annual Celebration of the Military Child on April 18 from noon until 3 p.m, sponsored by The Kiwanis of the Sandhills Club in partnership with the village of Pinehurst. The event is open to everyone, and we'll enjoy food, fun and entertainment as we support and celebrate all children with a family member serving in the military. Please contact Ashley Hunt with the village of Pinehurst Parks and Recreation staff at for more information.

Kiwanis Awards 80th Annual Builder's Cup to Pilot Publisher David Woronoff - 02/25/2015
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The Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills gave a prestigious honor to one of its own this past week when Pilot publisher David Woronoff was named recipient of the club's 80th annual Builder's Cup award. "What an honor this is," Woronoff said at Wednesday's luncheon at which he was recognized. "As presenter Jeff Hutchins read the list of previous recipients, which included men and women like my predecessors Sam Ragan, Katherine Boyd and Bion Butler, I realize I am standing on the shoulders of giants.” Woronoff, who was recognized in part for his business interests that include The Pilot, the Country Bookshop, PineStraw magazine and the recently acquired Business North...

Donations To Kiwanis Presented to Carolinas Gov. Gary Cooper - 02/19/2015
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Above, Carolinas Governor Gary Cooper (right) is delighted to be presented with two checks from the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills' President Kirby Kilpatrick (left): one for $5,000 to benefit Kiwanis International's ELIMINATE Project and the second for $1,000 to The Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina at Lake Waccamaw.

Gov. Cooper of Fayetteville shared highlights of his year as Governor along with touching and amusing anecdotes. He encouraged members to continue their dedication to Kiwanis and be proud of the work Kiwanis members do on behalf of children. The meeting was attended by a number of members of other area clubs, including Seven Lakes, Lee County,...