Whitewater Kiwanis Sells Easter Lilies to Fund Transportation for the Whitewater Schools’ ELL Summer Reading Program

The Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club is selling their Easter Lilies again this year, with orders due March 26. 100 percent of proceeds are dedicated to transportation needs for the Whitewater Schools’ English Language Learner (ELL) Summer Reading Program.  Each plant will have five or six large, beautiful, white blossoms.  All plants include decorative green pot covers and protective sleeves.  Orders of 1 to 25 plants are $12.00 each; orders of 26 to 50 plants are $10.50 each; and orders of 51 plants and over are $9.50 each.  Checks should be made payable to Whitewater Breakfast Kiwanis, P.O. Box 427, Whitewater, WI 53190. 

Individuals who wish to purchase lilies may contact Rick Norman 262-391-2228 or rick@normanww.com.  Orders will be available for pick up or delivery on Tuesday, April 16.  Orders may be picked up at the Whitewater Greenhouse, 301 County Road U, Whitewater, on April 16 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. (at the far south end of the building).  Free delivery is available within the Whitewater city limits, and elsewhere for orders of over 60 plants.

“The Whitewater Breakfast Kiwanis Club distributes funds that help the children in our community.  All of the proceeds from this year’s lily sale will be used for the transportation needs for the Whitewater Schools’ ELL Summer Reading Program.  Thank you to everyone who supports Kiwanis and our community,” said Rick Norman, Chairperson of the Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club Easter Lilies sales.

Kiwanis thanks Jim Boyd and the Whitewater Greenhouse for assisting with the Easter Lilies.

The Kiwanis Whitewater Breakfast Club is made up of dedicated volunteers who help children in the Whitewater community and the world, all with 100 percent of funds raised going directly to projects and zero to administrative costs.  Each year, the club distributes approximately $20,000, with over half going to the Whitewater Unified School District, including Ferradermis, ELL Summer School Transportation, shoes for students, Badger Boys State and Badger Girls State, and scholarships.  Kiwanis helped to build and maintain the Flowing Well Shelter, the shelter and accessible playground at Starin Park and Treyton’s Field of Dreams, the WHS football field lights and press box, as well as adopting a highway to clean up.  In addition, the group donates to the Whitewater Youth Soccer Club, the Friends of the Whitewater Aquatic Center Family Partnership Fund, the Whitewater Food Pantry, Bethel House and more.

Funds are raised through annual Pancake Breakfasts that have been served continuously since the 1950s, the Discover Whitewater Series Half-Marathon Pancake Breakfast since it began, and yearly poinsettia and lily plant sales. More information can be found on the Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club Facebook page.

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