SUPPORT OUR VETERANS -76th Annual Veteran's Dinner - November 5, 2016 - Giovanni's Restaurant, 610 North Bell School Road, Rockford, Illinois - Registration and Social Hour 5:30 p.m., Dinner 7:00 p.m.
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For more information and tickets contact Scott Lewandoski at 815.969.1999 or...

Come join us ... Leave inspired. Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Abreo Restaurant 515 East State Street Rockford, Illinois
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Our 100th Anniversary Sinnissippi Park Tot Exploration Station Project has been featured by the Kiwanis I-I (Iowa-Illinois) District.
Check out Page 9 of the I-I Newsletter here
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Kiwanis Club of Rockford, Illinois
P.O. Box 8472  Rockford, Illinois  61126

Chartered in 1917 and serving the Children of our Community and the World ever since
Over $1,941,492.00 (and climbing)
in Local Charitable Grants Awarded since 1988
Thanks to your support we've been able donated $350,000.00+
to Kid's Charities this year!

2013 Excelsior Award Winner
for Service to the Community

Over $77,000.00, and climbing, raised by our club to Eliminate Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus Worldwide

The Kiwanis Club of Rockford is a not-for-profit organization of
service-minded volunteers guided by the objects of Kiwanis International.  Our purpose is to improve the quality of life
for the youth we serve by fostering their health, academic success,
character development and their dreams for the future

... and, oh, don't forget to visit us on Facebook too.
A "Like" and a "Share" would be nice.

Facebook - The Kiwanis Club of Rockford

  Read Our October "Spirit" Newsletter Here (PDF)

Past Speakers and Other Great "K" Things

October 25, 2016 - Noon
Halloween Bone Chillin' Tales
Bob Stephenson, Storyteller and Club Member
How 'bout a Kid Friendly Spooky Jack Tale to Share for the Halloween Season? Click Here

October 18, 2016 - Noon
Rockford Ignite - Young Professionals Connecting to and Engaging with Our City
Caitin Pusateri, Vice President, Leadership Development, Rockford Chamber of Commerce
Ignite Website


October 11, 2016 - Noon
Burpee Museum of Natural History's 75th Anniversary - A Celebration of New Adventures Into the Past, Present and Future
Dr. Dennis Harezlak, Executive Director
Burpee Museum Website


Jane Austin, our club's outgoing President formally installs Bryce Russel as our club President for 2016-2017 at our 100th year Officer Installation Banquet

September 26, 2016 - Noon
Rockford Promise - Dedicated to all Rockford Students Reaching Academic Excellence
Maurice Redd, Board Member

Rockford Promise Website

Emily Cross, Blackhawk Area BSA (and club member) accepts a  $10,000.00 Challenge Grant  check from Paul Werther, Endowment Chair. Our Challenge Grant has reaped, so far, $65,000.00 for upgrades at the Boy Scout's Camp Lowden.

September 20, 2016 - Noon
Rockford's Jackson Charter School - What is a Charter School?
Autumn Elrod, Director of Curriculum and Instruction  and Rebecca Malone, Office and Marketing Manager

Jackson Charter School Website

Tiffany Staman, Pregnancy Care Center Executive Director accepts a check for $10,000.00 to fund their Stork Bus, a Mobile Medical Unit.
Stork Bus Website

Paul Werther, Endowment Chair presents a $20,000.00 check to Rus Howard, Rockford Rescue Mission Director of Development as the final payment of our club's $60,000.00 donation to the Pitney Place Women's Crisis Center.
Pitney Place Website

September 13, 2016 - Noon
The History of "Circle K"
Kanwal Prashar, Rock Valley College Circle K Advisor

What is Circle K?



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The Kiwanis Charities of Rockford is a 501(c)(3) Entity

Special Thanks to our Official Club Photographer, Ken Staaf