Dear CKI members, 

As we close out the 2023-24 service year, I am filled with immense pride and gratitude for each and every member of our organization. Together, we have achieved remarkable milestones, made a lasting impact in communities around the world and upheld the values of service, leadership and fellowship that define CKI. 

First and foremost, I want to thank all of our dedicated volunteers, who have selflessly devoted their time and efforts to serving their communities throughout the year. Your passion, enthusiasm and unwavering commitment to making a difference are truly inspiring. Whether it was through organizing impactful service projects, raising funds for important causes or advocating for positive change, your contributions have made a profound difference in the lives of countless individuals and communities. Thank you for embodying the spirit of service and for being shining examples of what it means to be CKI members. 

To our graduating seniors, congratulations on reaching this significant milestone in your journey. As you prepare to embark on new adventures and pursue your dreams, I want you to know that your time with CKI has left an indelible mark on our organization and on those whose lives you have touched. I encourage you to carry the values of CKI with you wherever you go. You will always be a cherished part of the Kiwanis family. 

To our incoming leaders: congratulations! Countless people within CKI want you to succeed and will support you throughout the year. Your dedication, vision and willingness to serve in leadership roles are essential to the continued success and growth of CKI. I have the utmost confidence that under your leadership, CKI will continue to thrive and make a positive impact in the world. 

I am filled with optimism and excitement for what lies ahead for CKI. Together, we have laid a strong foundation upon which to build and grow; I have no doubt that, with our collective efforts and passion for service, we will continue to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others and in the world around us. 

 Thank you once again for your unwavering dedication. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your international president this past year, and I am incredibly proud of all that we have accomplished together. 

Here’s to a bright and promising future for CKI! 


Live to serve, love to serve, 

Zachary Kahn 

CKI International President