The Golden K Kiwanis is a service club dedicated to serving the children of the world.
The name Kiwanis was coined from an expression in the language of an American Indian tribe from Michigan,”Nunce Kee-wanis” which translates to “we trade” or “we share our talents.” More...
On January 10 our guest speaker was Illinois State Trooper Aldo Schumann, who spoke to the group about his work with Camp for Kids, a highly structured week-long residency program for 13-16 year-old kids in Lewis University campus dormitories. Aldo has a 16-yer career with Illinois State Police. We commend him for his efforts to help local children. Photo courtesy of Sara Johnson
On July 12 we were privileged to donate $6,000 to the ECC Foundation. Eric Solberg, ECC Director of Giving, accepted the check and spoke briefly about our Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Fund. This fund provides scholarship help for student nurses in the successful ECC nursing program. It supports students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater who are studying nursing have demonstrated a financial need, have been involved with leadership of sports or clubs on campus, and are District 509 residents. This is one of many local projects supported by Kiwanis Golden K. Please stop by any Wednesday at 9:00 am in Lind Hall of Holy Trinity Church, 357 Division Street in Elgin We are carefully guarding a free half-doughnut for you!
If you want to buy Kiwanis Peanuts and support a local service club, you can order the peanuts by sending an e-mail to our club Secretary Ron Blake at firstname.lastname@example.org. You get 100 packs of delicious peanuts in every box, priced at $36.00 a box. We appreciate your help in these challenging times.
On December 13th we met for a Christmas Banquet at the Legion Hall. Please see out Banquets page!
Big celebration for about 50 of us on July 26. We met at Pier 290 in Williams Bay, Geneva Lake, Wisconsin. Club President Lyle Wolff planned and arranged this exciting outing. Lyle is an Engineer on on the steam boat Louise, which is part of the fleet of Lake Geneva Cruise Line. Thanks, Lyle, for making this possible. Pier 290 furnished a great luncheon for the Golden K Kiwanis.