Club History

The Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua was chartered as one of 7,700 clubs in 80 countries in 1943. Our motto is "Serving the Children of the World".  Over the years the club has held many fundraisers, including pancake breakfasts, spaghetti dinners, the chef's challenge and many others.  We help out the community in a variety of ways, including sponsoring youth groups at the elementary, middle and high school levels, highway clean-ups, raising money to help children and children's support groups, and providing scholarships.  The club has enjoyed a rich history over the years, with its members comint from fields like accounting, civil service, education management and many more.  For more information about us check our Contact/join tab as well as the News/Social Media and Meeting & Events tabs.