Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Serving the Children of the World
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Keith Broadus, Boonslick Kiwanis club president (L) with Jo Behymer, club member...

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State Historical Society of Missouri
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Pauli introduced Laura Taylor, presenting a program on "Helping Kids Live...


About Boonslick
    Boonslick Kiwanis Club is one of the two breakfast clubs in Columbia. We meet every Wednesday morning from 7:00 am to 8:00 am at HyVee South in the Rock Bridge Shopping Center.

    To improve lives through fellowship in service worldwide

Defining Statement
    Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

A Typical Meeting

  • Members are encouraged to arrive before 7 am.
  • Committee reports, Kiwanis Education, sharing of joys or concerns among members and introduction of guests last about 20-25 minutes.
  • Speakers begin a presentation around 7:30 am.
  • Meetings adjourn at 8 am.
  • Months with a fifth Wednesday - other club business may be addressed.

Expectations of Members

  • Attend club meetings regularly
  • Participate in club service and fundraising projects
    • √ Choose from a selection of projects 
  • Get acquainted with all members. Sit at different tables or with different people at each meeting. 
  • Demonstrate pride of membership. 
  • Share the experience with others and encourage them to join.

Membership Benefits

  • Improve the lives of children 
  • Improve our community and the world 
  • Build friendships 
  • Enhance leadership skills 
  • Develop business contacts 
  • Support each other 
  • Enjoy laughing 
  • Insurance coverage for Kiwanis club projects 
  • Receive KIWANIS magazine and club communications 
  • Enjoy discounts and promotions