The Kiwanis Club of Salt Lake has won first place in national competition for its club bulletin.

The award for bulletin excellence in the Gold Division, which includes clubs of 101 or more members, was awarded at the Kiwanis International convention in Seattle. First place and honorable mention awards were given in each of five districts.Robert C. Barber, president-elect of the local club, accepted the award from 1986-87 Kiwanis International president Frank J. Ninoto. The Salt Lake Bulletin editor is Charlotte W. Zorkou.

Some 15,000 Kiwanis members and guests attended the meeting, which marked the organization's 73rd year. There are more than 8,400 Kiwanis clubs with 315,000 members in 73 nations around the world.

During the 1986-87 year, Kiwanis clubs raised and spent more than $65 million for community service activities. Kiwanis members also contributed more than 22 million volunteer-hours to community service.