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  • Our Signature Project: Kiwanis Kids

    Our Signature Project: Kiwanis Kids

    Project Onset – 2018-2019 School Year Who – Students who struggle academically at our partner St. Landry Parish Schools What – Work closely with faculty to recognize & reward students that are struggling but have increased efforts to improve. This could be by submitting homework when they typically haven’t, participating in class, improving their grades,…

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  • Grillin’ for a Great Cause

    Grillin’ for a Great Cause

    Get fired up to support our BBQ Plate Lunch Fundraiser!  At the Kiwanis Club of Opelousas, we keep the flame alive by offering programs and community service efforts that ignite the potential in our youth. Should you be interested in ordering BBQ lunches for yourself or business; please text (337) 459-1434 stating your interest in…

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  • Trick or Treat Trail

    Trick or Treat Trail

    The City of Opelousas is excited to announce this year’s Trick or Treat Trail will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 4 – 6 p.m. at South City Park in Opelousas. This SPOOK-tacular event brings over 1200 people to the park for a safe and exciting Halloween celebration! The event also allows families…

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  • Kiwanis Banquet

    TBA!  Tentative Date of 10/9/2024 or 10/16/2024 Our Kiwanis Club of Opelousas Banquet will be held at 6 pm at the Delta Grand (120 S. Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570). Show your investment into the continuation and expansion of services of our club by becoming a prestigious sponsor of our banquet. A banquet sponsorship form…

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  • Kiwanis Club of Opelousas Announces 4rd Annual Co-Ed Softball Tournament and Celebrate Community Family Fun Day

    TBA!  Tentative Date of 9/7/2024 or 9/14/2024 (Opelousas, LA) – The Kiwanis Club of Opelousas is pleased to announce its 4rd year Co-Ed Softball Tournament, our 2nd Community Family Fun Day and 1st Annual Black Pot Cookoff.  This event will be held at South City Park at 1524 S. Market St. Opelousas, LA 70570.  We…

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  • Community Donations 

    We do offer donations to community organizations as the need arises and our funds allow. A couple to mention include CASA and the Boys and Girls Club.

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  • Scholarships

    Annually we partner with the St. Landry Parish Chamber of Commerce and South Louisiana Community College to provide scholarships to students from St. Landry Parish.

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  • Krewe des Cheins des Opelousas

    In February of 2020 we piloted our first dog parade for Mardi Gras as another fundraiser. Dogs were decked out by their owners and paraded around South Park. There was face painting, a photo booth, vendors, and we sold chillin’ dogs aka chili dogs. This was such a fun event and again a great way…

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  • Historic Holiday Tour of Homes

    In December of 2019 we piloted a Historic Holiday Tour of Homes to serve as a fundraiser. It ended with a small reception at a new local venue with live music and delicious hors d’oeuvres. It was a great way to capitalize on the history of our community while supporting a great cause!

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  • Breakfast with Santa

    Every year we donate and volunteer our time to serve at Breakfast with Santa, which is a benefit for the Opelousas Area Cerebral Palsy Clinic.

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  • Lighting of the Village

    In past years, we set up a tent at Le Vieux Village Lighting of the Village and cooked a taco soup to provide small bowls to the community free of charge.

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  • Safe Halloween 

    In past years, we attended and provided bags to trick or treaters who showed up with none at Le Vieux Village.

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  • Kiwanis Kids from Grolee Elementary

    Today we recognized our Kiwanis Kids from Grolee Elementary. These students stepped up their game by improving their academic performance! Bottom left to right: Chance Owens, Jayven Cary, Jhoneve Guillory, Marvin Morris, and Raylene Pickney. Top left to right: Kiwanian Jacque Folse of St. Landry Homestead, Brandon Singleton (principal), and Kiwanian Madelyn Rosette of CASA.…

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  • Kiwanis Kids from Northeast Elementary

    Kiwanis Kids from Northeast Elementary

    We are very proud of our Kiwanis Kids from Northeast Elementary! This group has worked hard and got rewarded for improving academically during the 2nd Nine Weeks! Front row left to right: Xyzavion Hicks, Kaymien Manuel Back row left to right: Kiwanian Dwanetta Scott of the St. Landry Parish School Board, Mark Tyler, Chloe Manuel, Carly Thomas,…

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  • Kiwanis Kids of Park Vista Elementary

    Kiwanis Kids of Park Vista Elementary

    Better late than never Kiwanis Kids bicycle presentation at Park Vista Elementary from last year’s academic efforts! Congratulations to Brandon Atwood and Rainey Marks! These two really went above and beyond and improved academically! 🚲 Work Hard. Get Rewarded. 🚲 Pictured below include Mr. Joubert, Principal; Rainey Marks; Carla Marks; Kiwanian Brother Perry Hubbs of…

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