Kiwanis Club of Harrisonburg

Update September 22, 2021

EFFECTIVE September 28, 2021, WE WILL BE RETURNING TO ZOOM MEETINGS due to the Covid variance numbers in our area. Meetings start at 12:00 noon the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. MEETING SCHEDULE IS LISTED BELOW.


The Kiwanis Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia, honored the area’s law enforcement personnel with 51st-52nd Annual Law Person of the Year awards and luncheon on Sept. 7 at Traditions Restaurant. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year’s ceremony was not held.

Representatives of the area’s law enforcement agencies and departments were present to receive the awards for 2020 and 2021.

Senior Trooper Harvey L. Stover of the Virginia State Police was presented the Law Person of the Year Award for 2020 by former Rockingham County Sheriff Glenn Weatherholtz.

Sheriff’s Deputy and Field Training Officer Joseph P. Baroch, former recipient of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award 4 years in a row, received the Law Person of the Year Award for 2021.

Both Trooper Stover and Deputy Baroch are highly motivated law enforcement officers who take pride in their profession. They each received a $500 check from Kiwanis and a plaque honoring their achievements. Trooper Stover is donating his cash award to the Virginia State Police Association, Emergency Relief Fund in Trooper Stover’s name.

Representatives of the Harrisonburg Police Department, James Madison University Police Department, Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department and Virginia State Police were in attendance, as well as Kiwanis Club members who thanked our law officers for their service to the citizens of the commonwealth, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Senior Trooper Harvey L. Stover, left, receives the Law Person of the Year Award for 2020 from former Rockingham County Sheriff Glenn Weatherholtz.
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Joseph P. Baroch, , received the Law Person of the Year Award for 2021 from former Rockingham County Sheriff Glenn Weatherholtz.


The Kiwanis Club of Harrisonburg is proud to have awarded scholarships to the following Seniors from Harrisonburg High School in 2021.

Jaiden Brooks – Dania Dawood – Anna Koubek


  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm, via zoom. Regular Club Meeting. SPEAKER will be Denise Munro, Youth Services Coordinator, Massanutten Regional Library.
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm via zoom. Regular Club Meeting. Speaker will be Dr. Michael Richards, Superintendent Harrisonburg City Public Schools. Board Meeting will follow immediately after Club Meeting.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The Harrisonburg Kiwanis Club is dedicated to serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects. Our club has been in service to our community since 1922. We are part of Kiwanis International, an organization serving children for over 100 years.

We’d love for you to come join us at one of our meetings or a service project. Please go to our Contact page and drop us a line! Someone will get back with you.

What is Kiwanis?

No, we are not an airline (That’s Quantas) We are a service organization that helps kids. Here is a quick video that explains what Kiwanis is

Interested in learning more? Please contact us or apply to join our Kiwanis club here