Mara Wicklund was presented with the Key Member Award by the Kiwanis Club of Vero-Treasure Coast for outstanding work in 2020. The award was presented by Past Present, Tom Maher. Mara serves the Club as Foundation Treasurer and has been instrumental in developing fundraising programs. Mara joined the Club in 2018 after previously serving as President and Treasurer of the Kiwanis Club in Rockford Illinois where she was also named Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor.
The Kiwanis Club of Vero-Treasure Coast mission in our community is to help support children’s education, activities and charities. Besides giving annual college scholarships, the club actively sponsors Key Clubs in Vero Beach High School, Indian River County Charter High School, and Sebastian River High School. They also conduct Youth In Action community service workdays involving teenagers from schools and churches. Since 1991, Kiwanis has sponsored the Annual Take-a–Kid-Fishing Tournament and since 1998, the above-mentioned Youth in Action.
Kiwanis is a 105-year old global service organization based in the US with clubs in 80 countries, all dedicated to improving the lives of children. Kiwanis has served Vero Beach and Indian River County since 1935. For more information on our activities, members and membership information, visit our website at www.verokiwanis.com or call Al Sammartino at (772) 321-1412