The Marietta Kiwanis club celebrated its 90th anniversary in March. Kiwanis is a service club whose purpose is to promote human and spiritual values, good citizenship, fellowship and altruistic service through voluntary action. The Marietta Kiwanis Club is active in the community annually through various events like Pancake Days and holds projects like Terrific Kids at Harmar Elementary, Bell-Ringing for the Salvation Army and placement of historical markers throughout Marietta. It also supports services such as landscaping projects at the Middle School and High School, maintenance of Lookout Park, picnic shelter by the Marietta College Boathouse, Halloween in the Park, and Storybook Park with the Washington County Public Library. They sponsor the Marietta, Frontier and Waterford High School Key Clubs, the Marietta Middle School Builder's Club, BUG (bringing up grades) program at Phillips School, and the Marietta College Circle K Club.