AHS Key Club Awards

AHS receives multiple awards at Carolinas' District Convention.


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March 20: Laura Vierheller, Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care serving the High Country​

March 27 - Marc Mataya with updates to his Art Farm project and his new venture

April 3. - Boone Police Chief Dana Crawford and Avery Co Sheriff Kevin Frye.

April 10..............Henry Chuag, Men's Volleyball Coach at LMC

APRIL 17............Representatives from Feeding Avery Families, RAM and Volunteer Avery

April 24...............Elizabeth Young, Executive Director of the Hunger and Health Coalition 

May 1..................Virginia Alvarado and the Mayland CC Aktion Club.

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

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

Laurie Vierheller (left) and Martha Livingston of Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care "shared a conversation" with members of the Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk about care available to terminally ill patients and those they love.  For more information call 828-754-0101 for services available to Avery County citizens facing end-of-life decisions.  


2015 Eagle Membership Award

BE Kiwanis has largest club net growth!

Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk charter member Don Baker cut the Golden Jubilee Cake on March 20.  Baker was one of the original 38 members on March 19,1968...50 years ago...when the club was chartered by Kiwanis International!

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.


Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk President Jeff Davis (center) is flanked by charter members Don Baker (left) and Coman (Turk) Falls on March 20 for the cutting of the Golden Jubilee Cake.  The club celebrated fifty years of service to the community, following the official charter date of March 19, 1968.  

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

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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 

Long term Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk members Roy Krege (left) and Bob Barinowski joined forces to blow out the candle on the Golden Jubilee Cake on March 20.  The club was chartered on March 19, 1968..  


Golden Jubilee 2018 - Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk

April 14, Saturday, 8am -2pm: Kiwanis One Day, erecting playground equipment. Tate-Evans Park, breakfast and lunch provided., Holston Camp 

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

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