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Zozobra 2013 & Kiwanis, Come join Us!

Zozobra Event Chairman Ray Sandoval talking about all the changes for Zozobra 2013 and how to get involved through Kiwanis on Santa Fe Public Access "City Hall Live" 
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Congratulations to our new Zozobra 2013 Department Heads!


Who We Are




Where We Meet


We meet on Tuesday's, Noon at The Eldorado Hotel & Spa.

The Eldorado Hotel & Spa is located at 309 W. San Francisco St.,, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Lunch is $14.00. Parking options are at the hotel for $6.00; the public parking lot on San Francisco Street across from the Lensic Theater, one half block away for about $2.00; at one of the parking meters in the area; or at the church about 3 blocks away for free.

Click here for a: Map to The Eldorado Hotel & Spa

What's Happening in Santa Fe?




Congratulations Incoming Officers and Directors


The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe congratulates the 2013-2014 incoming officers and directors. We wish them a successful year and offer our full support.

At the installation dinner on October 4, 2013 Amado Abeyta was installed as President of the Club, Lynette Kennard became the Immediate Past President, James Phelps took office as President Elect and Jacob Romero is the Club Vice President. Bob Clifford, John High, Mary Armijo y Clifford and James ‘Ted’ Bolleter were installed to a two year term as Club Directors. Dorotha Gosling, Michele Daae and Mathew Horowitz continue to serve on the Board of Director's for 2012-2014.

Also to be installed as Officers of The Santa Fe Downtown Kiwanis Foundation were Lynette Kennard as President, Amado Abeyta as Vice President and Raymond G. Sandoval as Secretary and Amos Melendez as Treasurer. The Foundation is a charitable organization whose goal is to provide college scholarships to local graduating high school students and grants to non-profits who focus on the children of Santa Fe.  The Foundation also has an endowment that, hopefully, will someday generate income to fund the college scholarships allowing even more money to be given back to the community.

We congratulate Raymond G. Sandoval as Kiwanian of the year. This honor goes to the member who upholds the Objects of Kiwanis and serves as a role model to other members. Raymond’s tireless efforts on behalf of the Club and a successful presentation of Zozobra as the head of the Zozobra Committee is an inspiration to us all. Congratulations Raymond you inspire us all.

Comments And Concerns


We, The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe are listening to you! If you have any comment on this year's "Will Shuster's Zozobra" we do want to hear from you.

Please email us at

Thank you for taking your time to contact us, by doing so you help make “Will Shuster’s Zozobra” a better event.

Key Club District Convention

Key Club District Convention April 13-15, 2012 The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe sponsors the Santa Fe High School and Santa Fe Indian School Key Clubs, Key Club International is the largest high school service organization in the world, empowers its members to lead and serve by cultivating leadership skills, developing friendships, and performing community service. Key Club members have a passion for helping others and gain leadership skills they will carry with them for a lifetime.

The weekend of April 13-15, 2012 the SFHS and SFIS Key Clubs attended the Southwest District Convention in Phoenix, AZ. SFHS Key Club earned the following awards:

50 year club anniversary, 2011-2012;
Distinguished Key Club, 2011-2012, (Character, Building Leadership, Caring, Inclusiveness);
Early bird dues;
Southwest District Key Club 2011-2012--traditional scrapbook second place;
Southwest District Key Club 2011-2012 bronze third place single service;
Southwest District Key Club 2011-2012 bronze second place achievement.

In addition to the above Eliana Bell was elected to the position of Sangre de Cristo Lieutenant Governor, and Morgan Preston was elected to the executive board position of Bulletin Editor.

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe offers our heartfelt congratulations to 2011-2012 SFHS Key Club President Cassandra Baca, her Board of Directors and members for all their hard work throughout the year.

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe member and Division 3 Lt. Governor Ray A. Valdez is the sponsoring member for the SFHS Key Club, The sponsoring member is the official contact between a Kiwanis Club and the sponsored Key Club. With Ray’s leadership the SFHS Key Club continues to grow and develop the leaders of tomorrow.

Southwest District Key Club Administrator, Jim Jennings appointed Ray A. Valdez at the Southwest District Key Club New Mexico Zone Administrator.   

Sangre de Cristo Lt Gov. Eliana Bell, 2012-13 President Raylee Bell, 2011-12 President Cassandra Baca, Nico Cruz, SW District Bulletin Editor Morgan Preston

Kiwanis International April's Skip A Meal


Each April, Kiwanis-family members serve children through the Skip-A-Meal program. Kiwanians and friends pass up a meal during a club meeting or event, or at work. Then they give the cost equivalent of that meal to Kiwanis International Foundation-which uses those funds to extend your Kiwanis impact to children near and far.

For more information on Kiwanis International Skip A Meal or to make a donation please click here.

Welcome to the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe!



      The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International were approved by Kiwanis club delegates at the 1924 Convention in Denver, Colorado.  Through the succeeding decades, they have remained unchanged.  The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International are:

·       To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.

·       To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.

·       To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.

·       To develop by precept and example a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.

·       To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build better communities.

·       To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill.

Key Club


  Key Club International is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. It is a student-led organization whose goal is to teach leadership through serving others. Key Club International is a part of the Kiwanis International group. Each local Key Club is, in turn, sponsored by a local Kiwanis club.. 

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe currently sponsors:

Santa Fe High Key Club—Jacob Romero, Kiwanis Club sponsor

Santa Fe Indian School Key Club—Fred Homuth, Kiwanis Club sponsor

Turquoise Trail, elementary school—Terrific Kids program

There are other Kiwanis Family programs in the works and will be posted as soon as they become active.

Why we do what we do..




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