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Willmar Kiwanis Club Donates $10,000

The Willmar Kiwanis Club recently donated $10,000 to United Way of West Central Minnesota for their Imagination Library program. This program helps prepare kids in the region for Kindergarten by providing a book a month to children ages birth to five years of age at no charge to the families enrolled. This donation was made…
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Kiwanis Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

The Willmar Kiwanis Club celebrated the 100 year anniversary of Kiwanis International with a dinner and program October 20 at The Oaks at Eagle Creek. Bob Rosenbrook, President of the Willmar Club said Kiwanis was founded in Detroit, Michigan, January 21, 1915.  Internationally, Kiwanis has grown to 630,000 members belonging to over 16,000 clubs in…
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Kiwanis Recognizes Willmar Man For Community Service

Wayne S. Nelson of Willmar has received the 2015 Kiwanis Touch-A-Life Award.  According to the announcement from the Willmar Kiwanis Club, the award recognizes a citizen of Kandiyohi County who has an outstanding record of volunteering service to the community, his or her church, school system, local government, or other organizations or programs. Nelson has…
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2015 Peanut Partner – United Way Of West Central MN

We are pleased to announce that our 2015 Peanut Partner is the United Way of West Central MN.  Money received from our fundraiser will be used to support the following programs: Imagination Library Dolly Parton’s vision was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their families by providing them with…
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Willmar Kiwanis Seeks Nominations For Kiwanis Touch-A-Life Award

Each year, beginning in 1978, the Willmar Kiwanis Club has recognized a citizen of Kandiyohi County who has an outstanding record of volunteering service to our community. Typically the award winner has provided ongoing volunteer service to the community, his or her church, school system, local government, or other organizations or programs. The first awardee…
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