Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Serving the Children of the World
First Chance for Children
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Christina Gilbert (shown center) gave a program about First Chance for Children....

Steve Johnson
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Steve Johnson is pictured with club member Roger Dawdy. Steve gave a program...

Missouri Veteran's History Project
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Rebekah Robertson, club member, invited Kirk Klingler to give a program on the...

Guess Who? Membership
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Joe Bradley, (L) Boonslick Kiwanis member and chair of the Membership Committee,...

Flag Etiquette
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Ben Truska, a member of the Army Reserve and an MU senior majoring in history,...


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