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Kiwanis Honors

Our members have been recognized by Kiwanis and other community groups for their service to our community. Recently Howard Bischoff, Past President, presented Michelle Rogers with the Kiwanian of the Year 2014-15 Award.

 

Los Altos Kiwanian of the Year

2017 - Derek Lubich &  Doris Padilla                               2016 – Paul  B. Van Buren
2014 – Michelle Rogers
2013 – Traci Hatling
2012 – Julie Filice
2011 – Howard Bischoff
2010 – Diana Ritter
2009 – Jan Masters
2008 – Robert (Bob) Galen
2007 – Kenneth R. Kaye
2006 – Donna Cedervall
2005 – Linda Miller
2004 – Howard (Buzz) Thayer
2003 – Peter Bergsman

  2002 – Shelly Hopkins
2001 – Lynn Davidson
2000 – Lucy Carlton
1999 – Scott McGuffin
1998 – John Giblin
1997 – Robert Davidson
1996 – Judy Steele
1995 – Katy Morgan
1994 – Joseph Cammarata
1993 – Rick Steele
1992 – Peter D. Bergsman & Elizabeth Cleary
1990 – Marilyn Henderson
1982 – Walter D. Chronert

 

Division 34 Kiwanian of the Year – Mort Korngold Award


Peter Bergsman
and Past President Laura Bajuk

2009 – Peter D. Bergsman
1991 – Raymond Skitt
1986 – Walter D. Chronert

 

 Kiwanis International & Cal-Nev-Ha District Life Member Award


Art Carmichael receives his Life Member
Award, with Past President Laura Bajuk and
past recipients Peter Bergsman and Howard Bischoff


Donna Cedervall is honored with Life Membership
by  2017 President Martha McClatchie

2017- Donna Cedervall
2012 – Douglas  Roberts
2009 – Arthur C. Carmichael

2008 – Howard A. Bischoff
2004 – Peter D. Bergsman

 

Kiwanis Leadership Society (Kiwanis International)

2010 – Charmaine Turbow

 

Kiwanis Tablet of Honor Award (Kiwanis International)

2017 - Peter Bergsman
2010 – Paul B. Van Buren

 

George F. Hixson Fellowship Award (Kiwanis International)


Past President Donna Cedervall receives her 2012 Hixson Award from the
Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District Governor Dick Olmstead,  while Judy Litteer, the Kiwanis Division 34 Lt. Governor looks on.

 

2015 – Robert (Bob) Galen
2012 – Donna Cedervall
2010 – Peter D. Liesenfelt
2006 – Howard A. Bischoff
2005 – Laura Bajuk *
2004 – Paul B. Van Buren
2004 – Carol Hanzlik
2002 – Dana Johnston
2002 – Karen M. Smith
2002 – Lynn Davidson

 

*Awarded by the Kiwanis Club
of Los Gatos

  2001 – Lucy Carlton
2000 – Alexander Myers
2000 – Howard (Buzz) Thayer
2000 – Peter D. Bergsman
2000 – Howard Phillips
2000 – James (Jim) Young
1999 – Walter D. Chronert
1999 – Robert (Bob) Davidson

 

William A. Dunlap Fellowship Award (Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District)

2017- Howard  Bischoff      2006- Linda Miller 
2015- Charmaine Turbow   2005- Karen Smith 
2013- Douglas Roberts 2004- Peter Bergsman
2011- Laura Bajuk                                       2004- Howard "Buzz" Thayer 
2011- Donna  Cedervall 2004- Kenneth Kaye
2011- Jan Masters   2002- Paul B. Van Buren 
2008- Peter Leisenfelt  
2008- Melinda Ray   

 

 

Distinguished Service Award (Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District)

2017- Anjali Argawal, Christina Redden & Julie Filice  2016  - Doris Padilla, Howard Bischoff, Bob Galen,                    Peter Bergsman & Traci Hatling                         2014 – Derek Lubich
2013 – Martha McClatchie, Jamie Lucia & Donna                     Cedervall
2012 – Derek Lubich
2011 – Diana Ritter
2010 – Charmaine Tu Turbow & Traci Hatling
2010 – Jan Masters
2008 – Donna Cedervall, Leslie Coe, James                                  Flynn, Howard A. Bischoff
2007 – Robert (Bob) Galen

 

2006 – Peter D. Liesenfelt, Douglas                                                 Roberts, Gregory B. Burns, Randall Hull
2005 – Paul B. Van Buren,  Melinda Ray & Howard                     *Buzz) Thayer
2004 – Linda Miller,  Paul B. Van Buren, Bonnie                           Nunke, Carol Meacham, Peggy                                         McKleroy, Lawrie Macmillan, Barbara                             Christensen, Donna Cedervall, Hollis                               Bischoff, Laura Bajuk
2002 – Penny Thayer
2000 – Karen M. Smith
1997 – Peter D. Bergsman

 

Legion of Honor (25+ Years of Kiwanis Membership)

President Martha McClatchie congratulates Paul B. Van Buren on his 45 years of membership

President Randall Hull gives Kiwanis Legion of Honor Awards in 2007 to Paul B. Van Buren (35 years of membership) and Arthur C. Carmichael, Jr. (40 years of membership)

25 years




45 years

50 years

 

2016 - Buzz Thayer
2015 – Peter D. Bergsman, Karen Smith
2004 – Walter D. Chronert (1917 – 2007)
2007 – Kenneth R. Kaye (1943 – 2007)


2017 – Paul B. Van Buren

2017 – Arthur C. Carmichael, Jr.

 

Our Community Honors Kiwanians

Los Altos/Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteers Service Award


2015 Honoree, Douglas Roberts, with wife Susan and presenter Peter Bergsman

2015 – Douglas Roberts
2012 – Peter Liesenfelt
2010 – Howard Bischoff
2009 – Howard (Buzz) Thayer
2004 – Randall Hull
2003 – Paul B. Van Buren
1998 – Carol Hanzlik
1996 – Karen Melbye Smith

  1995 – Joe Leal
1992 – James (Jim) Reynolds
1991 – Arthur C. Carmichael, Jr.
1991 – Raymond Skitt
1986 – Kenneth R. Kaye
1984 – Ed Gorzynski
1983 – Walter D. Chronert

 

Los Altos Community Foundation John W. Gardner Building Community Award


2010 – President Donna Cedervall, Art Carmichael and Roy Lave, LACF Executive Director2008 - Kiwanian Karen Smith (third from left) receives the Los Altos Community Foundation’s Gardner Building Community Award;  Also pictured: Roy Lave, Executive Director of LACF, Kiwanis President Randall 
Hull & Coeta Chambers, Chair of LACF

2012 – Bob Galen
2010 – Arthur C. Carmichael, Jr.

2008 – Karen M. Smith
2006 – Paul B. Van Buren

2004 – Peter D. Bergsman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Los Altos Chamber of Commerce Walter & Marie Singer Business Volunteer Award

 

     

lr- John Harpootlian, Karen Smith, Tom

Smith, 
Jeannie Bruins, Joe Simitian, Jerry Hall,

and Rich Gordon  

 

2016- Karen and Tom Smith

2014- Maureen & Roy Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

Los Altos Community Foundation Community Service Award

 

1997 – Bob & Lynn Davidson
1992 – Arthur C. Carmichael Jr.
1978 – Walter D. Chronert
1973 – John W. (Jack) Huston

 

 

Los Altos Kiwanis Club Pet Parade Grand Marshals

2017 – Art & Jean Carmichael
2016 – Paul and Liz Nyberg
2015 – Monique Kane, CHAC
2014 – Sgt. Paul Argulles, LAPD
2013 – Dave Roos, DVM
2012 – Bob & Lois Adams
2011 – Donald McDonald
2010 – Tim Justus
2009 – Art & Jean Carmichael

  2008 – Lee Lynch
2007 – Bob Grimm
2006 – Richard Fisher
2005 – Marge Gratiot
2004 – Barbara (Bobbie) Huston
2003 – LAPD Canine Office Gerry
              (handler, Officer John Korges
2002 – Walter Chronert
2001 – Lucy Carlton