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    ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Effective: June 17, 2024 @ 10:00am
    Expires: June 18, 2024 @ 8:00pm
    WHAT
    Peak afternoon heat indices between 95 to around 100 degrees.
    WHERE
    Portions of north central, northwest, and west central Illinois, east central, northeast, and southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.
    WHEN
    From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
    IMPACTS
    Hot temperatures and humid conditions may cause heat illnesses.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS
    Overnight temperatures in the 70s will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Wethersfield K-Kids Awarded the 2023-2024 Distinguished Club for the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District

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Congratulations to the Wethersfield School District K-Kids Club for receiving the 2023-2024 Distinguished Club Award in the Illinois-Eastern Iowa district! To qualify for the award, the club must complete each of the following:

  • Positive Membership increased from the previous year.
  • Completion of a signature project by the club.
  • Sponsorship/support of a Service Leadership Program.
  • Financial support from Kiwanis Children’s Fund or Kiwanis Foundation of New England.
  • Monthly Reports are completed by the 10th of each month.
  • Hold Youth Protection Training
  • Hold Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging Training.
  • Club presence at 2 out of 3:
    • District Convention, Mid-Winter Conference, or International Conference.

The Wethersfield K-Kids Club Advisor, Laura Evans, said, “This year’s K-Kids is one of the biggest groups of students Wethersfield K-Kids has had. They are very involved in our club!”

According to the Kiwanis K-Kids webpage, K-Kids is one of the largest service organizations for elementary school students.  There are nearly 23,000 members worldwide, and there are more than 988 clubs worldwide.

First chartered in 2000, “K-Kids is a student-led community service organization that operates under school regulations and draws its members from the student body. Community-based K-Kids clubs also can be established at churches, libraries, YMCAs, lodges or similar facilities. A Kiwanis club, composed of like-minded, service-oriented people from the community, serves as the club’s sponsor.” Find more information on Kiwanis K-Kids here.

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