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Zone K Zone Conferences:

Kinsmen: Sunday March 19th
Hosts: Clinton Kinsmen
Place: Clinton Club room
Time: 8am Breakfast
9am Call to Order
Theme: All things Canadian
Cost: $ 20.00

Kinette: Saturday April 1st
Hosts: Hensall & District Kinettes
Place: Hensall Heritage Hall
Time: 9:00am
9:30 Call to Order
Theme: "60" Shades of Kin
Cost: $ 20.00

Accredited Delegate Form is attached below and must be filled out and submitted to DG Mat or DG Terri 7 days prior to the Zone Conference date in order for your club to vote at the Zone Conference.

Presidents will be required to submit club reports in advance.

District and National Awards criteria's will be followed for all Zone Award submissions

Get your Jokers and Speakers ready !!

DG's Mat and Terri

Welcome 2017

Best wishes fellow Kin on a fabulous 2017. As we all rang in the new year in our own ways, I trust that you reflected on 2016, cherished the great memories and said so long to the bad.

Winter blahs may be overtaking some of us but now is the time that we as a zone look forward to our Zone Conferences.

Information will be circulated and posted as soon as it becomes available, but we trust you will all make an effort to attend.

Accredited Delegate Forms are now out and will be send to clubs and posted for easy access. Remember they are a must to be filled out and returned to your Deputy Governor at minimum 7 days BEFORE the Zone Conference.

Chat soon!

Zone K will rock 2017 !!


Welcome October!

Deputy Governor Mat and I have started our visitations and club installations in our awesome Zone.

Please make sure you let us know what your club has going on, we would love to promote and assist at your club projects and celebrations.

It is all about the teamwork for a successful year!

Please do not forget that Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) "Gangsters, Flappers and Rum Runners " is right around the corner. November 4-6th in Windsor.

Early registration deadline is October 16th.
Accredited Delegate Forms are due October 28th to credentials@district1kin.ca

Thank you for all you do !!

Zone K is rocKINg it this year.

DG's Mat and Terri


Hello Zone K:

Deputy Governor’s Mat Lobb and Terri Iredale are looking forward to working with all our Zone K members this year.

Once holidays are over we are getting together to form our joint zone team and plan for our year.
Please ensure that we have your new Club's executive contact information.

We will be reaching out to you in the near future.

Zone K Rocks!

2015-16 Zone K Report

Zone K Kinette Zone Conference
Wake Up Your Inner " Kin "
Pajama Party Breakfast

Saturday March 5th 2016
Hosted by the Mitchell Kinette Club
Mitchell Arena - Wellington Street

Social 8:30 am
Breakfast 9:00 am
Call to Order 9:30 am

Cost: $ 15.00


2014-15 Zone K Report

It's Spring Convention Time! !!!

Spring Convention always reminds us that our Kin year is winding down. The time has gone so quickly this year. All the clubs in Zone K have been busy with numerous projects. I would like to commend all the clubs for the hard work and dedication to making these projects successful.
Some clubs are just completing their major projects of the year.
The St. Marys Kinettes had a very successful "Spring Auction" in April.
The Hensall ladies are looking forward to their "Ladies Night in May.
Mitchell Kinettes are racing their "Rubber Duckies" on May 9th.
The Goderich Club are getting their hands dirty to make the town beautiful by planting and maintaining flower beds in the community. They will also be helping the Kinsmen at the annual "Summerfest" in July
Clinton Kinettes are gearing up for the July long weekend when they, in partnership with Clinton Kinsmen, present the "19th Annual Pluckinfest".
My Zone Conference went well, and I truly appreciate the hard work and little extras my club the Clinton Kinettes put in to hosting the event.
I have enjoyed joining all of my clubs at their meetings and events. They are all amazing women who go above and beyond to make their communities better. Congratulations to all of you on a very successful year.
Thank you for making me feel so welcome and part of the family in each of your clubs.


DG Betty Kelly


Deputy Governor’s Report – Zone K Kinsmen

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I’ve just returned from 3 weeks back in Australia. It was great to catch up with my family and friends, and enjoy that awesome Aussie weather.
The Zone K Kinsmen Conference was held on Sunday the 15th March in St Mary’s. We had 43 members and guests attend. The theme was “Lumberjack” and we had many Lumberjack’s present! St Mary’s did a great job of hosting a very successful Zone Conference. Mat Lobb from Clinton won the speak off. Congratulations to Tyler Brady from Clinton for stepping up to be our Zone K incoming DG.
Zone K Kinsmen have been busy with fundraising projects. I’m very excited to report that we currently have 6 new members in the zone. With Club elections underway, I wish the incoming Presidents and Executive members all the best for their exciting year ahead.
Goderich Kinsmen : Goderich and Clinton had a great TV Auction with $50,000 raised. Goderich is now busy getting ready for this year’s annual Summerfest which is held from 10th – 12th July.
Hensal Kinsmen: The 1st ever Wing Night held in February was a huge success with over $4,000 raised. Their annual golf tournament will be held May 2nd. Hensall will be holding the Splash Pad grand opening on the 12th & 13th June in conjunction with the Hensall Fair. The 8th annual co-ed ball tournament will be held on the 19th June.
St Mary’s Kinsmen: had their 3rd annual Storage Battles on April 25th. The Hospital Gala Fundraiser will be May 2nd. Electronics Drive will be held on May 9th. The Club is also busy getting ready for Summerfest Aug 13 – 16th.
Stratford Kinsmen: are busy with Camp Tanner and getting ready for the Canada Day Parade & Fireworks. They are also looking after the bar for the Blues & Ribfest June 19th – 21st.
Clinton Kinsmen: Had a successful TV Auction with Goderich Kinsmen. The Club is also busy getting ready for Pluckinfest July 3rd – 5th.

I would like to congratulate the Zone K Kinsmen on another fantastic year. The Club Presidents, Executive’s and members do some amazing projects to provide service and raise money that goes back into the communities we live in. You should all feel very proud of your achievements!
I’ve greatly enjoyed my year as Deputy Governor in Zone K. As this is only my 4th year in Kin it has certainly been a steep learning curve but I have to say it has been my best year in Kin so far. The more I learn about Kin the prouder I feel to be a part of this amazing organisation. It really is the people that make the difference and stepping into the Deputy Governor role has helped me to meet so many more of our Kin family and to see the bigger picture of Kin outside of my club, zone and district.

I look forward to “Bridging the Gap” at Spring Convention.


Darren Brunjes
2014 – 2015 Zone K Deputy Governor


Kinsmen and Kinettes have spent September and October organizing and planning projects to serve their communities.

I am pleased to be returning as Zone K Kinette Deputy Governor. I am also happy to be working beside the Kinsmen DG Darren. We are both members of the Clinton Kin Family.

The Kinettes in Zone K are always there to support local groups such as Meals on Wheels, and Blood Donor Clinics.
Many clubs organized or participated in Terry Fox Runs across the Zone. Some of our clubs recognize graduating students by giving awards and promoting the Kin Canada Bursury program.

The St. Marys Kinettes held a very successful "All About Me", Ladies Day in October. Along with all the good work they do they also have plans for club bonding with movie nights, wine and mystery tours.

The Goderich Kinettes have continued their project to provide "Care Kits" for Teens in need.
The Hensall ladies support local sports by sponsoring or serving food at tournaments and fund raising events. They also do an elimination type draw.

Mitchell Kinettes serve dinners, blood donor clinics and have just hosted an Improv night which was well attended.

The Clinton Kinettes started the year with a club team building challenge course. They invited friends and family to finish out the day with a Mystery tour and Scavenger hunt. They have also sold Pizza kits and just held a Christmas decoration "New to You" sale.

FLC will be filled with interesting and informative seminars, a little business, and a lot of fun.

As the Holiday season approaches many of our clubs are involved in decorating, Santa Claus Parades and selling Poinsettias for Cystic Fibrosis.
I am looking forward to working with all my clubs and especially meeting the new members joining our ranks.

Report from 2013-14 Deputy Governor:

The Kinettes in Zone K have been very busy this year.
My first Zone Conference held in St. Marys' was well attended and many enjoyed the presentations about Cystic Fibrosis and Rejuvenation.
I have enjoyed attending many functions and being welcomed by Kinettes across the Zone.
In Clinton the highlights were the Christmas Home Tour, Santa Clause Parade, and Easter Egg Hunt.
The Goderich and Clinton ladies helped out with the Annual Kinsmen TV Auction. I made my TV debut as an auctioneer and enjoyed it tremendously.
The Hensall club are getting ready for their Ball Hockey tournament and Community Garage Sale Day in Hensall.
Mitchell Kinettes have been helping with blood donor clinics and held their first Family Day celebration to the delight of young children in the Mitchell area.
St. Marys' Kinettes are one of the busiest clubs in the zone with sponsoring Ladies Night, Spring Auction and helping with Meals on wheels just to name a few.
Many of the clubs sell poinsettias, pizza and popcorn, collect grocery tapes, serve seniors dinners, cater etc to raise funds to support their communities
This has been a great year for me. The Kinettes in this Zone are an amazing group of women who go above and beyond for their families, friends, and communities.
I am so proud to call them my friends and to belong to this wonderful family of Kin. When asked why I am part of Kinettes, I say that it is the people and their passion to help their neighbours, friends and communities to be a better place to live. It is well known that if you want something accomplished and done well, just ask a Kinsmen or Kinette.
Thank you to all the clubs in Zone K for making this a year to remember.

Zone K Club Addresses

  • Clinton & District Kinette Club P.O. Box 220 Clinton ON N0M 1L0
  • Clinton & District Kinsmen Club Box 220 Clinton ON N0M 1L0
  • Goderich Kinette Club P.O. Box 112 Goderich ON N7A 3Y5
  • Goderich Kinsmen Club Box 23 185 Keays St. Goderich ON N7A 3Y5
  • Hensall & Dist Kinette Club Box 133 Hensall ON N0M 1X0
  • Hensall & Dist Kinsmen Club Box 158 Hensall ON N0M 1X0
  • Mitchell & District Kinette Club P.O. Box 1474 Mitchell ON N0K 1N0
  • Mitchell & District Kinsmen Club 27 Waterloo St. P.O. Box 129 Mitchell ON N0K 1N0
  • St. Marys Kinette Club P.O. Box 1887 St. Marys ON N4X 1C2
  • St. Marys Kinsmen Club Box 154 St. Marys ON N4X 1B1
  • Stratford Kinsmen Club P.O.Box 21111 Stratford ON N5A 7V4

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