DePauw's Circle K Club to Raise Money Saturday for Attack Victims

DePauw's Circle K Club to Raise Money Saturday for Attack Victims

September 13, 2001

September 13, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - This Saturday, September 15, you can get a car wash and, at the same time, provide assistance to children of the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks. The DePauw University Circle K Club will provide free car washes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the Greencastle Super Wal-Mart. and will accept donations for Kiwanis International Foundation's “911 Victims Children's Fund.”

In announcing the creation of the fund on Wednesday, September 12th, Kiwanis said the money “will be used to aid the children of the countless victims. We will work with the New York and Capital Districts and the clubs in the affected areas to ensure that contributions will be directed to the highest and best uses possible.”

Now in its tenth full year on the DePauw campus, Circle K East College is 1is a service initiative club. “Although we also promote leadership and fellowship, we believe that serving the community is our foremost duty,” according to David J. Ziemba, a student and member of the DePauw club and a lieutenant governor for the Indiana District of Circle K. “We hold many fundraisers and service projects on campus including Rose Day. This is where we sell a dozen roses to the parents who have daughters on campus and then deliver them the day of homecoming. Our club also has many children's parties for specific holidays and buy them Christmas presents or pumpkins to carve.”

The DePauw and Greencastle community is urged to come out Saturday and make a strong showing on behalf of children affected by this week's tragedies. Donations are also being accepted by mail: Kiwanis International Foundation “911 Victims Children's Fund,” 3636 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268.