Willmar Kiwanis is proud to announce that we will charter two new Key Clubs in the community, one at Willmar High School, and the other at the Dream Academy.  The Key Club is part of the Kiwanis family and is the oldest and largest service organization for teens ages 14-18. The Key club offers teens…
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Willmar Kiwanis is in the midst of their 9th consecutive Peanut Day Fundraiser. All of the proceeds go to assist organizations in our community who work with children. Beginning with the Shelter House in 2008, or what is now known as Safe Avenues, and continuing to the present day, Kiwanis has raised over $100,000 to…
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Willmar Kiwanis Seeks Nominations For 2016 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 three recent awardees…
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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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