Kiwanis Club serving Kissimmee since 1925

Kiwanis Club serving Kissimmee since 1925

Volunteer Appreciation Month 2021 Kissimmee Kiwanis Club Volunteerism by civic organizations has been a major part of the community for decades. The Kissimmee Kiwanis Club organized in April 1925 with 44 members including business and professional men, all of them giving freely of their time and money to aid others in need.  When a car load of dairy cows arrived by train in December 1930 […]

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April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

The April 2021 Osceola History newsletter is now available. Get the details on upcoming events including a vintage baseball game, the Sip & Stroll at Pioneer Village and the new “Baseball in Osceola County” special exhibit. Click Here to read the newsletter. If you would future newsletters delivered to your inbox, complete the form below.

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The Silver Spurs volunteer tradition began in 1940

The Silver Spurs volunteer tradition began in 1940

Volunteer Appreciation Month 2021 Silver Spurs When a small group of local cattle ranchers and their wives gathered for a friendly cookout in 1940, little did they know they would soon create a legacy of volunteerism that would span generations of family members and continues to this day.  Coming together over their love of horsemanship, the group formed the Silver Spurs Riding Club, performing in […]

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Vietnam Veterans Day: Mike Sikes

Vietnam Veterans Day: Mike Sikes

Charles Michael “Mike” Sikes was born on August 29, 1947, to Charles and Lila Sikes. Mike was the first of three sons born into the family. He enjoyed sports and played on the school basketball and football teams during most of his years at Osceola High School. He graduated from OHS in 1966 and attended Lake-Sumter Junior College before enlisting in the Army on December […]

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