Please Join us on Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
"Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing our World one child and one community at a time."
As one of 8,500 clubs in 90+ countries, the Kiwanis Club of Aurora is proud to serve. Focusing on issues involving children, while at the same time supporting our community in many other ways. With a focus on SERVICE, MEMBERSHIP GROWTH, FUN & FELLOWSHIP, our accomplishments in just one year might surprise you.
If you are interested in joining us for lunch, feel free to stop by Prisco Center in Aurora, IL every Tuesday at noon sharp for our lunch meeting.
Coats For Kids 2013: Sorting is almost complete!
Aurora Kiwanis recognized at the
Aurora Kiwanis gives $5,000 for the
Boosting Pantry--Marilyn Weisner, left, executive director of the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry, accepted a $5.000 grant Monday from the Aurora Kiwanis Club. From left behind a planned recepton desk are Weisner, Jim Hopp, Kiwanis project manager; Mavis Bates, Kiwanis past president; Larry Frieders, Kiwanis 2013-2014 president; and Dave Bohman, Kiwanis 2012-2013 president. The grant will help remodel a new pantry site on Jericho Road which is expected to open in October said Weisner. (Al Benson photo)October 1st, 2013: New Kiwanis President, Larry Frieders, accepts the gavel from outgoing president Dave Bohman!
Recent Meeting Highlights!
Baseball Banter -- Wheaton resident Roger "Jerry" Watkins chronicled baseball exploits of his great grandfather, James "Deacon" White, for Aurora Kiwanis Club members at Aurora's IMSA (Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy) on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. A former Auroran, the late White was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July. Deacon White Day will be celebrated on Sunday, Sept. 29, with reflections at 1 p.m. in Aurora University's Perry Theatre, 349 Gladstone Ave. in Aurora; honorary street renaming "James Deacon White Way" at Calumet Avenue and Marseillaise Place at 2 p.m.; and an 1800s-style baseball game by the Aurora Town Club and Aurora Legends at 3 p.m. at the West Aurora High School football practice field, 1201 W. New York St. in Aurora.
(Al Benson photo)