Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Columbia-Boonslick
Serving the Children of the World
News
MU Student Affairs
03/22/2017
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Dr. Catherine Scroggs, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at MU, was introduced...

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Parents as Teachers
03/15/2017
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Ann McGinity (pictured L), chair of Young Children Priority One committee, presents...

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Missouri River Recovery Project
03/08/2017
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Joe Gibbs, Professional Engineer (shown with club President, Keith Broadus),...

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Bullying
03/01/2017
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Dr. Chad Rose was introduced by club memeber Jo Behymer to talk about bullying....

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First Chance for Children
02/22/2017
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Christina Gilbert (shown center) gave a program about First Chance for Children....

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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