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KCKL Celebrates Kiwanis 1-Day

The power of 3! Organising Chairman, Wan Mei Sze from KCKL Youth with current KCKL Community Service Director, Kwn. Rajesh Patel and In-coming Community Service Director, Kwn. Melody Leong join forces to organise a memorable day of fun and games for 90 children from shelter homes and under-privileged communities.
31st Treasure Hunt Launched

The Media Launch of the 31st Treasure Hunt 2014 was held at the Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation - National Centre on Thursday, 13 March 2014. YBhg Dato'Sri Lim Hock San JP, Managing Director of LBS Bina Group Berhad was the Guest-Of-Honour.
16th Kiwanis Youth Camp 2013

A truly extraordinary experience at the 16th Kiwanis Youth Camp, as described by happy first-time camper, Tee Ke Ran. Valuable lessons on a leaders' credibility and other attributes of a good leader.
Mount Rinjani-A Sojourn A Pilgrimage Of Sorts

Another poignant, yet interesting article from Kwn. Sunny Lee as he journeyed to a land afar.
Induction Ceremony-KC Phnom Penh

A historical event in the books of Kiwanis International-The Kiwanis Club of Phnom Penh is the first Kiwanis Club to be formed in Cambodia on 28th December 2013. Read more
Books Donation Drive

KCKL is continuously collecting used children's books to build and equip mini libraries for under-privileged children in homes and community centres. Any members of the public who wish to donate used children's books and school reference books, please contact KH Wan (012-3708830/ or Joanne Sin (012-2126551/
 About KCKL
Colour Them RGB

President Chan Kin Hou has  plans to bring KCKL to the next level. Who are in his team? Do you know who are in the new Board of Directors 2013-2014? Do they have your support?
KCKL- Golden Era or Golden Club?

KCKL's quest to recruit more active members to carry our torch and hold up our fort has got Kwn Sunny Lee puting on his thinking cap. He has done some extensive research
What Makes A Grand Installation Dinner?

The million dollar question : What Makes A Grand Installation Dinner?
President's Speech

Kwn Chan Kin Hou, being the 38th President of KCKL starts his term of office from October 2013. He has big plans and aspirations for the Club and is determined that he and his Board of Directors work towards the Club's targets and ambitions.
Kwn Tee Han Cheong-Hixson Award 2013 Recipient

Kwn Tee Han Cheong is no doubt one of the dedicated members of Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur (KCKL). Adopting the Club as a second family, his beautiful wife, Jer Yee and 2 children are also ardent supporters of KCKL. His good friend, fellow member, Kwn Sunny Lee only has praises to sing for this man, a truly derserving recipient of the prestigious Hixson Award.
KCKL's 37th Installation Dinner 2012

Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur's 37th Installation Dinner was held at Ti Chen Restaurant, Saujana Golf Resort on 7 Oct 2012. For the first time in KCKL's history, Kwn Simon Fong has retained his Presidency for another term.
Kwn Loo Say Kiat : Hixson Award 2012 Recipient

The Hixson Award 2012 recipient, Kwn Loo Sat Kiat, a long serving dedicated member of Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur truly deserves the honour. He is a familiar figure in the Kiwanis Motor Treasure Hunt Committee, and also known for his contributions in other charitable organisations in Klang.
My Role As A Kiwanis International Trustee

KCKL is proud of member, Kwn. Lee Kuan Yong representing KCKL and Kiwanis Malaysia in the international scene, as a Kiwanis International Trustee. He tells us of his exciting adventures in Kiwanis International Conventions and Meetings.
KCKL's 36th Installation of BOD 2011-12

KCKL's 36th President and  Board of Directors were installed on the 24 September 2011. President Simon Fong takes office from October 2011 promising exciting events and dinner meetings during his term.
Lily Chong : Hixson Award 2011 Recipient

In 36 years, Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur has only awarded the prestigious Hixson Award to only 3 non-Kiwanians ; the late Tan Sri Khir Johari, Tun Siti Hasmah and Toh Puan Ena Ling. On 24 Sept 2011, Lily Chong joined this esteemed group of non-Kiwanians deserving the Hixson Award.
Hixson Award 2011 Acceptance Speech

Longtime friend of KCKL, Lily Chong was awarded the prestigious Hixson Award 2011 on 24 Sept 2011 at KCKL's 36th Installation Dinner. Taken by surprise, she was unprepared for a formal speech. It has been two months now, with much thought, she has wrote the most heart-warming acceptance speech.
Kwn Fred Tan : Hixson Award 2011 Recipent

Kwn Fred Tan, the recipient of the prestigious Hixson Award 2011 is a well respected name in the Kiwanis family. KCKL thanks him for his 29 years (and still counting) of dedicated service.
35th KCKL Board of Directors (2010-2011)

The 35th Board of Directors of Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur was installed on the 18th Sept 2010 at the Lake Club.
Hixson Award 2010-KCKL

Kwn Sunny Lee was awarded the prestigious Hixson Award 2010 at KCKL's 35th Installation Dinner on 18 Sept 2010. A truly deserving recipient, Kwn Sunny Lee has proven to be a great contributor to KCKL in all aspects.
Hixson Award 2009-KCKL

The Hixson Award 2009 was presented to Kwn Chen Thiam Leong, a long time member of Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur. Kwn Chen, known for his non-compromising quality of service when it comes to altruism, charity and volunteerism, is indeed a well deserving recipient for this prestigious Award.
Distinguished President Award 2009

Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur held its Installation of New Board of Directors event on 31 October 2009 at Carcosa Seri Negara. In conjunction with this event, the Club, represented by the Past Presidents' Advisory Council awarded President KH Wan (term 08-09) the Distinguished President Award.
33rd Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur Board of Directors 2008

In a simple but fun installation dinner on 27 Sept 2008 held in Kelab Rahman Putra, the 33rd Board of Directors of KCKL was humbly installed by Kiwanis International Trustee, Kwn Hwang Chia Sing. The installation dinner was attended by 80 members and friends of Kiwanis. Here are the members of your new Board of Directors for 2008-09.
2008 George F. Hixson Fellowhsip for Kwn Lee Kuan Yong

At the 33rd KCKL Installation Dinner on 27th Sept 2008, Kwn Lee Kuan Yong was honoured to be only the fifth recipient of the George F. Hixson Fellowship by KCKL. Kuan Yong has been a member of KCKL since 1993 and for the past 15 years, he has held many positions including being the first Govenor of Kiwanis Malaysia District. We salute you, Kuan Yong, you're an inspiration to many.
Tablet of Honour for Tony Leow

Past President Kwn Tony Leow was awarded with the highest Kiwanis International Foundation award, the Tablet of Honour by visiting Kiwanis International President-Elect Don Canaday on 2 April at his home in Kelana Jaya.
 Club Meetings
KCKL July 2011 Dinner Meeting-Appreciating Pu-Erh Tea

KCKL's July Dinner Meeting was held on 26 July 2011 at Purple Cane Restaurant at the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall. The venue was absolutely apt for the theme for the dinner meeting, "Appreciating Pu-Erh Tea''. KCKL members were delighted to have speaker, Mr Lau Se Hian for the evening.
KCKL March 09 Dinner - Report

KCKL went AQUACULTURE in our March dinner gathering on 17th March at the KLPAC Japanese Koi Centre, Sentul. There was also a guided tour of the Koi Centre followed by a Japanese buffet dinner. The speaker for the evening was Mr Gopinath Nagaraj, a reknown specialist in aquaculture in Malaysia who spoke on "Aquaculture Achievements in Malaysia". We had a higher turnout than expected with 58 adults. Here are some photos of the evening.
KCKL Feb 09 Dinner Gathering - Pictorial

KCKL February Dinner Fellowship Gathering brought us to Palate Palette, a nice cosy Bar and Restaurant along Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, off Jalan Raja Chulan, tucked away in a little corner of Kuala Lumpur. Our speaker was Ms Elizabeth Khiang who spoke on Emotional Freedom Techniques. She got us tapping our temple, around the eye, above the lips and many more places. Here are some pictures of the event.
July Dinner Meeting-Report

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KCKL October 08 Dinner Meeting - Report

The turn out for the first dinner meeting of the new BOD of KCKL, the October 2008 Dinner Meeting was fantastic!!! 60 pax were counted, 27 KCKL members and 33 guests. The venue was at Cope Adventure, Look Out Point Ampang and the food.... was fabulous!! Here are some pictures of the October Dinner Meeting.   
Pictorial Report of 33rd KCKL Installation Dinner

The 33rd KCKL Installation Dinner ushered in the new Board of Directors for Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur. Maintaining the tradition and record, the Presidency of KCKL has been held by a different Kiwanian for each and every term of office over the past 32 years. This year, Kwn K H Wan was installed as the President for the 2008-2009 term together with his Board of Directors in a simple but fun event on 27 Sept 2008 in Kelab Rahman Putra.
33rd KCKL AGM-Report

Dinner Meetings Director, Kwn James Ng really outdid himself this time, organising the Dinner-AGM 09 at the Vertigo Sky Lounge at Verve Suites Sri Hartamas. Fantastic location and fabulous food. Find out more..
April 09 Dinner Meeting-Report

On 20 April 2009, the Conference Room at the Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation-National Centre was abuzz with chatters amongst young people, KCKL members and friends and even visiting members from the all-ladies Kiwanis Club of Bukit Bandaraya. All eager and waiting to listen to guest speaker, Mr Lau Tzou Hann on his amazing cycling expedition. Find out more...
 Community Service
KCKL Children's Day 2013 - Genting Highlands

Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur treated the Chin Myanmar Refugee children for a fun day out to Genting Highlands on 23 March 2013. Accompanied by many adult Kiwanians and Kiwanis Youth, it was indeed a day full of smiles and laughter as it was their first trip to the famed theme park. Kiwanis Youth, Rebecca Ng tells her story.
Project Eliminate

One of KCKL's most senior member of 27 years, Kwn.Chia-Sing Hwang, also Kiwanis International Foundation Trustee,  has recently visited Manila, Philippines as part of the Kiwanis International convoy for Project Eliminate. Kwn. Hwang tells how his visit touched his heart in the deepest way.
Zoo Trip WithThe Myanmar Chins

The children from the Myanmar Refugees School, Puchong have never been to the zoo before, not even the teachers themselves. That paints the picture of all the excitement on the morning of 3 Dec 2012.
Games & Movie Day at Mizo Myanmar Refugee Learning Centre, Pudu

Some members and friends of KCKL visited the 65 kids at the Mizo Myanmar Refugee Learning Centre, Pudu on 25 March 2012 for a day of fun and games. The kids had a great time and the volunteers had a tiring heart-warming day...definitely good for the soul!
Kiwanis Children's Day 2012

The Annual Kiwanis Children's Day was held, as in all years, in Sunway Lagoon Theme Park on 18 Feb 2012. KCKL sponsored 30 kids for a day of fun, accompanied by 16 KCKL Youth volunteers and some members and friends of KCKL. Read about the event as reported by KCKL Youth, Priadarsini
KCKL supported SCSOA's Family Day

KCKL supported the Special Children's School of Ampang (SCSOA) in their fundraising event on 16 Oct 2011. Again, KCKL's ever-popular McMum's Burger Stall took the centre stage, manned by the members of Key Club Chong Hwa.
Movie Night at Pantai Dalam

It's Movie Night at Taman Bukit Angkasa, Pantai Dalam on 25 Sept 2011! A truly creative way to kick off the new term with newly installed President Simon Fong leading the first Community Service.
"Reading Corner" for Pusat Jagaan Kanak-Kanak San Pedro

On 10 April 2011, in conjunction with Kiwanis 1-Day, members of KCKL set up a reading corner for Pusat Jagaan Kanak-Kanak San Pedro to promote good reading habits and to open the windows of knowledge to the under-privileged kids. Thanks to the kind public, donating their used books, the children in San Pedro now enjoy a variety of reading materials.
Kiwanis Children's Day 2011-Sunway Lagoon

Kiwanis Malaysia organised the Annual Kiwanis Children's Day on 22 January 2011. The event was again sponsored by Sunway Lagoon and had approximately 600 children from under-priviledged homes together with family members of Kiwanians' family and Kiwanis Youth for a day of fun in the sun. KCKL sponsored 18 children from El Shaddai Shelter Home and they were well looked after by our Kiwanis Youth. Eva Woon tells her story....
Kiwanis Children's Day 2010

The annual Kiwanis Children's Day held this year on 30 Jan 2010 was again supported by Sunway Lagoon Resort. This event organised by Kiwanis Malaysia, was graced by Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun and Toh Puan Ena Ling. KCKL sponsored 20 children from Sunbeam Home and were chaperoned by our Kiwanis Youths. The celebration was a huge success and brought smiles and laughter to hundreds of under-privileged children from various parts of Peninsular Malaysia. 
Myanmar Children's School Visit

KCKL sponsors lunch for the children at the Myanmar Children's School in Puchong Utama. On 20 Nov 2009, members of KCKL led by Project Chairman, Kwn Sunny Lee paid a visit to the school and joined the children and staff for a Myanmarian lunch.
Energy Bars Contribution

As of always, every end of the year, comes a good Samaritan with a good deed. This year 2009, he comes in the form of Caremark Sdn Bhd. Their kind contribution put some smiles onto faces of the under-privileged children in some Homes in Klang Valley.
KCKL Fed The Homeless

On 3 Oct 2009, members of KCKL, professionals, executives and all, ditched their suits and ties and donned their aprons to cook for the poor and homeless. This project supported by the AOHD was a great success, feeding 220 people.
McMom's At Earth Hour 2009

Again ,KCKL saw McMom's in action for I-City's Earth Hour public awareness program. This was a full family affair headed by the ever-bubbly Lily Chong, also assisted by Kwn Lim Boon Kim and his wife. I-City Berhad organised a "food fair" in Shah Alam from 5-10pm to celebrate and educate the public on the Earth Hour. It was lights off from 8.30-9.30pm! Read about Lily's great fun and experience.
Hospis Malaysia Charity Bazaar

KCKL pledged 300 McMom's Hotdogs for the Hospis Bazaar on 26 April 09 in Cheras. There were lots of food stalls. Competition was great. The crowd was spoiled for choices. At the turn of events, another needy party benefitted from the KCKL's contribution!
9-Year Old Raised Fund For KDSF

An inspiring act of altruism by 9-year old Iman keep our spirits up. Hope this will be a great example to all the younger generation. Caring is giving.
United Voice Food & Funfair 2009

United Voice, a self-advocacy society led by persons with learning diabilities held a Charity Food and Funfair on the 14 March 2009 to raise funds to purchase a building of their own. KCKL was invited to be part of the fun and set up McMom's Hotdog and Burger stall and four other game stalls. 45 Kiwanis youths from our sponsored clubs and youth camps answered the call to be volunteers for a good cause. Here's the pictorial report of an eventful day. 
Visit to the Zoo 2008

It's time again for the small clawed otters to meet us !!!
KCKL is organising this year's visit to the Zoo to sponsor them on 28 June 2008 (Saturday) (NEW DATE). We are inviting some special children for this visit and they would like to share their day of joy with some Kiwanians and friends. Come join us.....
 KDSF-National Centre
KDSF-NC Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2011

KDSF-NC celebrated World Down Syndrome Day this year with a twist. The children, their parents and teachers went on an excursion to Royal Malaysian Air Force Museum, lunch at McDonalds and High Five Bread Town. The children were totally elated.
Report : KDSF Food & Funfair ROARING 20

It was indeed a  ROARING 20 celebration when the crowd came roaring in by 11am to the Kiwanis Food & Funfair at the National Centre in SS3, leaving those manning the stalls no time to settle down soon after setting up! The total amount raised was RM75k .A big pat on the shoulder for the organisers comprising of the KDSF Staff, members of the Parents Support Group and Kiwanis Club of KL.
2008 World Down Syndrome Day

The date 21st day of the 3rd month, March was chosen to signify the uniqueness of the syndrome as the Trisomy 21 chromosome is used synonymously with Down Syndrome. This year, KDSF-NC will mark this day together with Damansara Specialist Hospital.
Kiwanis Food & Funfair 2008 Pictorial Report

KDSF-NC once again organised a very successful Food & Funfair at the National Centre on October 19, 2008. This annual fund raising event started three years ago and have been able to raise some much needed funds for the operations of the Centre. Here's a short writeup and pictorial report of this year's 'Down By the Station' Kiwanis Food & Funfair 2008.
 Service Leadership Programs
Visit to the KDSF-NC

Members of Key Club MGSKL and Key Club Chong Hwa visited the Down Syndrome children at the KDSF-NC on KL City Day, 1 Feb 2012. It was a fun-filled day, in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebrations. The visit was truly heart-warming for the Key Clubbers and their Teacher Advisors, as they played and had meals with the children at KDSF-NC.
Focus Point Mobile Optical Service

On 8 April 2011, KCKL sponsored Key Club Chong Hwa successfully organised free eye-checks for their fellow school mates, sponsored by Focus Point. It was a 2-day event and many students benefitted from this project.
Key Club Methodist Girls' School Charter/Installation Event

Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur sponsored yet another Key Club ; Key Club of Methodist Girls' School (MGS) in 2009. This is another huge milestone for KCKL as Key Club MGS is the first Key Club in a government supported school.
30th Kiwanis Hunt Results

Results for the 30th Kiwanis Treasure Hunt 2013.
WWF Kiwanis Youth Educational Program

Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur (KCKL) and WWF Malaysia presents the second Kiwanis Youth Environmental Education Program for KCKL Youth. June is Kiwanis Youth Wildlife month and will visit several destinations, all within the Krau Forest Reserve in Pahang. First will be the Deerland Park A World of Nature. Followed by the Institute of Biodiversity with a short hike along a nature trail. Lastly, a visit to the Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre, an elephant orphanage. Some lucky ones will get to chance to bathe with the elephants. Again, Mr. A Lasal, Senior Education Officer of WWF-Malaysia will be our facilitator.

KCKL's 16th Kiwanis Youth Camp A Runaway Success

Director of Service Leadership Programmes 2013-2014, Kwn Fred Tan wrote about his exhilarating experience at the 16th Kiwanis Youth Camp 2013, at Earth Camp Gopeng.
30th Kiwanis Treasure Hunt 2013

The 30th Kiwanis Treasure Hunt 2013, themed 'Heal The World' was launched on 12 March 2013 by YBhg Dato' Lim Hock San and marks another milestone in Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur's fund raising efforts. The target is to raise RM 1 million for the continued operations of Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation - National Centre and other community service projects run by Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur.
R-E-C-Y-C-L-E by Earth Rangers

A joint effort initiated by MVFRA and assisted by KCKL Youth to help Mother Earth preserve nature. This carnival-like event held at Taman Rimba Ampang on 20 March 2011 was a great hit with the residents in that area.
15th Kiwanis Youth Camp 2012 - Report

The 15th Kiwanis Youth Camp was a blast with the Samurai Game being very intense, a good program for self reflection and improvement. Also in the tradition of Kiwanis Youth Camps were the outdoor activities such as rafting, high ropes course, outdoor team challenge and Campfire Night. Veteran participant, Edwin Woon writes of his experience
Kiwanis Youth November Wildlife Month with WWF

Fresh from October's Adventure month, KCKL Youth headed straight into November as the WILDLIFE month. They took a one-day trip on 28 Nov 2010 to Krau Wildlife Reserve featuring 3 major locations, none short of a great learning experience. 
14th KYC Kuala Kubu Bahru 2011

The 14th Kiwanis Youth Camp was held in Kem Bina Semangat, Kuala Kubu Bahru from 16-19 December 2011. This year's events were facilitated by the Malaysian Youth Icons and trainers from Zubedy. KYC participant, Gwen Yi reports...
27th Kiwanis Motor Treasure Hunt 2010-Report

The 27th Kiwanis Motor Treasure Hunt Organising Committee decided to step out of it's comfort zone in many aspects. Opting for an unexplored venue proved to be a good decision. The 27th Kiwanis Hunt was a great success, raising a record RM321,000!
Youth Environmental Education-21 Aug 2010

Planting rice is never fun,
Bending over 'til the set of sun,
Cannot sit, cannot stand,
Planting seedlings all by hand.


Contrary to the lyrics of the popular folk song, "Planting Rice", it was indeed fun for the Kiwanis Youth who visited the rice fields of Sekinchan on an Environmental Educational trip with WWF-Malaysia.
13th KYC-Emergency & Survival Leadership

The 13th Kiwanis Youth Camp lived up to the Youth's expectations to be the coolest Camp, in the history of Kiwanis Youth Camps. In partnership with the Malaysian Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association headed by Captain K. Balasupramaniam, the participants got first hand training on emergency and survival skills.
Read the story as related by participant, Abiseshana Mohan.
26th Kiwanis Treasure Hunt 2009-Report

In the year when the region is struck by the economic crisis, running KCKL's major fund raiser, the 26th Kiwanis Treasure Hunt proved to be an uphill task. So, when the accounts were closed and the final figure raised was revealed, the committee heaved a sigh of relief. A BIG thank you to all our sponsors for being loyal and supportive.
12th Kiwanis Youth Camp 2009-Report

The 12th Kiwanis Youth Camp (KYC) was held at the Earth Camp, Gopeng from 18-21 Dec 2009. The KYC, in it's 12th year did not fail to to excite, especially when KCKL was running this year's camp in partnership with Nomad Adventures.
11th Kiwanis Youth Camp 2008 - Report

The 11th Kiwanis Youth Camp 2008 was successfully concluded on 16th December 2008. The 48 participants had their fill of excitement, extreme adventure and challenges. The participants' physical endurance were stretched to their utmost limit. Read all about it as reported by one of the participants, Sheena Liam.
Kiwanis Youth Camp 2007 Report

The Kiwanis Youth Camp 2007 was held on 7-10 December 2007 at Benum Hill Resort, Raub, Pahang. At long last, the report with lots of pictures is here! Read on for nostalgia, for the memories, or just for the fun of it!

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