The Sedalia Kiwanis Club has announced the creation of a Key Club at Sacred Heart School and a chartering ceremony will be held Wednesday evening at 6:30 (March 22).

The Key Club of Sacred Heart School has 17 charter members and they will be welcomed into the Key Club family by Kiwanis Division 11 Lt. Governor Mark McCarter. Everyone is invited to the chartering ceremony. The event will take place at Sacred Heart School on West 3rd Street, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

According to a press release from the Kiwanis Club, the first Key Club formed in 1925 in Sacramento, California with 11 charter members.Today, Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students in the world. It has more than 270,000 members, in 5,000 clubs in 37 countries.

Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world. High school student members of Key Club perform community service acts including, cleaning up parks, collecting clothing, and organizing food drives. Students also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects, and holding elected leadership positions at the club, including at district and international levels.

For more information, call Bob Milner at 660-473-1270.

Randy Kirby