Kiwanis of Michigan Foundation Awards
A. The Frank O. Staiger Distinguished Award for a gift of $ 1000.00.
This gift can be presented by a Kiwanis club or Kiwanis group to
honor any other Kiwanis member. The recipient of the award must be recommended by at least 10 Kiwanis members with an article explaining his or her achievements in Kiwanis. This write up with a photograph (5X7) is placed in the book of honor. The book is on permanent display in the District Office. The recipient also receives a personal plaque and tie tac/lapel pin.
Frank O. Staiger was an exceptional District Secretaries for 26 years prior to 1960. He was instrumental in helping make the organization what it is today. The Foundation honored him with this tribute for all his contributions to Kiwanis and the Kiwanis of Michigan Foundation.
B. The J. Douglas Alexander Award for a gift of $750.00.
This award was created to honor another Past District Secretary of 16 years who was very instrumental in expanding the goals of the District and The Kiwanis of Michigan Foundation even further.
The recipient can be recognized by a club, an individual or one can purchase this award themselves. The award can be given to those who are not Kiwanis members. The recipient will receive a plaque and a medallion for the gift. A brass plate will be placed on the permanent plaque in the District office.
C. The Diamond Level J. Douglas Alexander Award for a gift of $750.00.
This award is only able to be given after having purchased the original J. Douglas Alexander Award.
This enables one to further recognize someone for additional contributions to Kiwanis.
D.The Tablet of Honor for a gift of $500.00.
This award is available to anyone including non Kiwanis members that could be recognized with a plaque.
This award also has a brass plate with the recipient name on a permanent display at the District office.
This award was created to enable Kiwanians have a way to recognize members of their club, spouses and acquaintances for high level services to the local community, District or Internationally.
E. The Pacesetter Award For a gift of $250.00.
This award was created to let a person be recognized by a club for their efforts toward Kiwanis. The award can also be purchased by an Individual.
The amount of $250.00 is given to the Foundation. The award is an engraved plaque with the recipient’s name on it and spaces are provided at the bottom where small brass plates can be affixed with each year for each and every year that $250.00 is donated for this person. The plates are provided by the Foundation after each donation. This amount made it possible for everyone to assist the Foundation to serve the childre