About The Kiwanis
Rose Float Club


Kiwanis International Rose Float Project
  There are three different entities that all work for the common goal of funding our Kiwanis International Rose Float

1. The Kiwanis International District Rose Float Committee

The Kiwanis International District Rose Float Committee has had 2 Chairman. The first Chairman was Wayne "Dr. Fun" Hoeft. Dr. Fun is a past Governor-1986. Wayne was District Chairman until 2004 when he retired from the position. Dave Wallach took over the responsibility of chairing the committee and remains the District Chairman.

The Committee can always been seen at their Rose Float Booth every Mid Winter Conference, District Convention, and most International Conventions.

The Committee's responsibilities include 2 main functions:

a. Coordinating the 7000 volunteers to help decorate the Kiwanis International Rose Float along with 12 other floats in the month of December. Over 56,000 volunteers hours are spent at the Rosemont Pavilion between the decorators and the committee volunteers.
b. Funding our Kiwanis International Rose Float.


The funding efforts include:

Sponsorships opportunities and the Grand Prize drawing (click to view)


2. The Kiwanis Club of Pasadena Rose Float

The Rose Float Club was chartered in 2000 by past Governor Tom Vildibill. The Rose Float Club was the first new club chartered for the 2000-2001 calendar year.

  The first President of the Rose Float Club was past Governor Wayne "Dr. Fun" Hoeft. After two years past Governor Bob "Pink Panther" Erikson took over as President for two years. Other presidents have included District Rose Float Chairman Dave Wallach, Past Governor Reid Allen, Marsha Jackson, Larry Madick, and current President Jan Robertson. Each President holds a two year term.
  The Kiwanis Club of Pasadena Rose Float is a single focus club. Their single focus is to raise funds for the Kiwanis International District Rose Float Project.
  The club has raised funds by holding golf tournaments, selling oversized coloring books, selling roses, and for the past 6 years holding a Grand Drawing for a top prize of $2,000.00. Click here to see the current fundraising options.
  3. The Kiwanis Club of Pasadena Rose Float Board

The Board does not do any fundraising but does approve the fundraising projects that are supported by the club. Many fundraising opportunities are presented to the club and the Board has the responsibility to make the best decisions for the Club and Rose Float Project.