AHS Key Club Awards

AHS receives multiple awards at Carolinas' District Convention.


Our Kiwanis Mission

​​Meetings, Projects & Events

Kiwanis Family & Community


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tuesday Weekly

Speaker Schedule:



May 8 .................Jesse Pope, Executive Director of Grandfather Mountain Conservancy.

May 15.................Ruthie Styles with Blue Ridge Partnership for Children

​May 22 - Jason Pope with Daymark

May 29 - Dr. Bryan Taylor, Superentendent of Avery County Schools

June 5 - Hannah Parkhurst with Avery State of the Child

June 12 - Opioid Panel 

June 19 - Megan Lynch Ellis, Regional Director of Development,  NC Community Foundation

Golden Jubilee 2018 - Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk

July 4, Wednesday 10am, Grand Marshall for Fourth of July Parade, 100 Main St.

July 4, Wednesday 12pm, dedication of playground equipment, Tate-Evans Park

July 17, Tuesday, Noon Meeting: Mayland Aktion Club picnic, Wildcat Lake

September 8, Saturday, 6 pm, Golden Jubilee Closing Dinner, Best Western

Avery County Sherriff Kevin Frye addressed an audience of some 110 during the June 12 “The Effects of the Opioid Crisis in Avery County” forum.  

2015 Eagle Membership Award

BE Kiwanis has largest club net growth!

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time.

We welcome you to visit our club. Fellow Kiwanians vacationing in the High Country are invited to join us for our club meetings and participate in our club service projects during your stay.


Service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it’s located. Members stage nearly 150,000 service projects and raise nearly US$100 million every year for communities, families and projects..

Zeller Awards

Zellers Awarded to

 3 Club Members

Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk

Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk President Jeff Davis holds the June 12 poster announcing the joint Kiwanis/Rotary forum "The Effects of the Opioid Crisis in Avery County."  ​

About Us

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The Kiwanis Family of Avery County includes the Banner Elk Kiwanis Club, Avery High Key Club, Mayland Aktion Club, Avery Middle Builders Club and Terrific Kids. Coming soon is a new Builders Club at Cranberry Middle School.

Officers and Board Members:

Jeff Davis, President

Brenada Lyerly, Vice President

John Heinlein, Treasurer 

Ann Swinkola, Secretary