Welcome to Kiwanis

Welcome to your local Kiwanis service club, serving River Forest and Oak Park, where we are dedicated to supporting a culture of service in our community and developing youth as community leaders. READ MORE>>  

River Forest and Oak Park neighbors!
Your local Kiwanis Club has assembled
ILLUMINATION KITS - Light the Night on December 19th
-10 white bags(one per sidewalk square)
-10 battery votive(yes bright enough, we tested)
-1 package of washable markers to decorate, write messages...on your bags
-Sand to weigh the bags down
All for a $10 cash donation. 100% of proceeds go directly to the club.
To Order Call: 630.747.0047
Kits may be picked up at:
*Tom & Lorrie Michael 1227 Ashland
*River Forest Chocolates 7769 Lake Street
Spread the word and light the night.

Some suggested resources for supporting children during the COVID-19 crisis.
We meet twice monthly, and engage in service projects and social activities throughout the year. See our EVENTS CALENDAR>>
We have fun on Kiwanis Peanut Day, and throughout the year, raising funding for teen scholarships, community grants, and service projects. Find out how you can donate, apply for grants or scholarships, or participate in fundraising.

 Service is at the heart of our club. Learn more about upcoming volunteer opportunities to engage with your friends and neighbors to help in the community.  If you have an idea for a service project in our community, contact us.
Service Projects

 We enjoy volunteering side-by-side for good causes, helping to seed the start of community events like Lincoln School's Science Expo, and learning more about the community from guest speakers during our meetings. Join us.

2020-2021 Officers

Stacy Saunders,

Walt Keneipp, 
Vice President

Jeanne Klein,

John Roeger,

Kevin McCole,

Debra Piper, 

Norma Petersen,

Rick Gillis,
President Emeritus

Media Contact:
Tom Michael

General inquiries: