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(PDF) Did you know if you sign into Amazon Here a percentage of your purchases will be donated to our Kiwanis Charities of Rockford at NO COST to you?
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.
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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?
September 6, 2016 - First Tuesday Evening Rosie's Birthday Club - A nonprofit organization of volunteers who believe all children should be honored on their special day. Victoria Benson Learn More About Rosie's Birthday Club
August 30, 2016 - Noon In Partnership With the Rockford Park District Our Club Presents Our 100th Anniversary Project Lori Berkes-Nelson, Rockford Park District Foundation Director and Club Member More Here
August 23, 2016 - Noon Austria Opens Its Heart to Syrian Refugees
- My Personal Experiences Heidi Roessler
August 16, 2016 - Noon A Recap of the Kiwanis International and Illinois-Eastern Iowa Conventions Phil Davidson, Lt. Governor of the I-I District and Kiwanis Club of Rockford Member
August 9, 2016 - Noon On the Road to Tour Rockford's New UA Sports Factory - the Premiere Destination for Tournament Events in the Midwest Danielle Potter, Senior Manager for Recreation Services. Rockford Park District UA Sports Factory Website
August 2, 2016 - First Tuesday Evening Islam - The Shaping of the American Mindset Dr. Arshad Shaikh, Interfaith Educator and Past President of the Muslim Association of Greater Rockford
Emily Rinaldi, Blackhawk Area BSA (and club member) announced that our club's $10,000.000 Challenge Grant has reaped, so far, $65,000.00 for upgrades at the Boy Scout's Camp Lowden.
July 26, 2016 - Noon Beware! of the Top 10 Scams and How to Recognize Them Dennis Horton, Director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau
July 19, 2016 - Noon The Music Academy - Celebrating Our 30th YearTeaching Music "With Heart" Marti Franz, Executive Director Music Academy Website
July 12, 2016 - Noon New Library to Stay Downtown on the Riverfront. Lynn Stainbrook, Executive Director of the Rockford Public Library.
Phil Davidson, Lt. Governor of Division 12, inducts our two new members, Darlene Riddle and Nick Reed. A rousing WELCOME to you both!
A Plethora of Poppin' - Kiwanis Kettle Korn to raise money for local children's programs at the Phantom Regiment's "Show of Shows."
Does your organization need volunteers to help with your service project? Contact Us, maybe we can be of assistance.
The Kiwanis Charities of Rockford is a 501(c)(3) Entity
Special Thanks to our Official Club Photographer, Ken Staaf