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>>  

We meet twice monthly, and engage in service projects and social activities throughout the year. See our EVENTS CALENDAR>>

Please join us for the Kiwanis Open House on Wednesday, May 22 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Sugar Beet Schoolhouse, 349 Ashland Avenue in River Forest. LEARN MORE>>

Go Baby Go, our signature service project in support of children with developmental disabilities, is Saturday, June 1. LEARN MORE>>

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.

2019 Officers

Rick Gillis,

Stacy Saunders, 
Vice President

Lorrie Michael and Jeanne Klein,

Debra Piper,

Kevin McCole,

Keith Posson, 

Norma Petersen,

Joseph Mitzenmacher,
President Emeritus

Media Contact:
Tom Michael

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