Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Columbia-Boonslick
Serving the Children of the World
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Medieval Islam: Pervasive misconceptions
09/20/2017
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Dr. Nathan Hofer (L), Professor in the Religious Studies Dept. was introduced...

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Restaurants in Columbia
09/13/2017
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Randy Wyatt (L) shown with wife, Sherry, shared information about local area...

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School of Music at University of Missouri
09/07/2017
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Dr. Julia Gaines (R), Director of the School of Music, shown with club member...

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MO-ARK District 5: Lt. Governor
08/30/2017
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Sherry Wyatt (R), Mo-Ark Lt. Governor for District 5, 2017-18, is presented...

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Geospatial Services Managment; City of Columbia, MO
08/23/2017
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Matt Gerike (R) was introduced by club member John Conway (L) to speak about...

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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.

Purpose
    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