Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Serving the Children of the World
Hurricane Irma Relief September 2017
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Nancy Holloway (R), club member and Major with The Salvation Army, was introduced...

Parent's As Teachers
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Christine Smith (L) was introduced by club member Ann McGinity (R) to present...

Wildy's World
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Stacy Self (L), AKA Wildy, was introduced by Rebekah Robertson (R), club member. 

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New member inducted
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Nancy Holloway (R) was inducted into our club today. Rebekah Robertson (L) is...

Life of a news reporter
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Brittany Ruess (L) is a reporter with the Columbia Tribune, introduced by club...


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