At the October 12 meeting of the Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, Trenton Bonner (center) and Don Hodges (right) presented a check for $185,000, the proceeds from the 2018 La Jolla Half Marathon, to Bart Calame, immediate past club president. Bonner and Hodges, who are club members, chaired the event that was held on April 22, 2018. Over 6,000 runners participated in the half marathon and 5K. The proceeds from the half marathon are given as grants to over 50 non-profit and charitable organizations in La Jolla and San Diego. The 39th annual La Jolla Half Marathon will take place on April 28, 2019.
The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla meets at noon on Fridays at the La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7715 Draper Avenue. Kiwanis is an international organization dedicated to serving the needs of young children. New members are welcome. To learn more about the club, visit kiwanisclublajolla.org.