Kiwanis member John Skarda

Kiwanis member John Skarda presents a check to Mike Farrell for the Veterans Memorial.

The Kiwanis Club and Foundation of Carefree recently presented checks to several local organizations during its “Under the Misters” Awards Ceremony in Carefree. More than $165,000 was awarded. 

As the checks were awarded, the organizations’ leaders spoke passionately about what impact the Kiwanis’ support made to the children and the veterans receiving these donations.  

The organizations receiving money include Cave Creek Unified School District, Rancho Milagro Foundation, Desert Foothills Theater, Annunciation Catholic School, Lone Mountain Elementary School, Cactus Shadows High School, Jubilate Conservatory of Music, Scott Foundation, Desert Foothills Land Trust, Spirit in the Desert, Upscale Singers and the Veterans Memorial.