Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Serving the Children of the World
Girls State Experience
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Pictured from left: Ann McGinity, long-time acquaintance of speaker, Katherine...

Boys and Girls Club Expansion Project
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From L: Valerie Livingston, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of...

Basketry Exhibition at the Museum of Art and Archaeology
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From L: Ann McGinity, YCPO chair and Keith Broadus, club president. Ann is a...

MU Student Affairs
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Dr. Catherine Scroggs, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at MU, was introduced...

Parents as Teachers
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Ann McGinity (pictured L), chair of Young Children Priority One committee, presents...


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