What is Kiwanis?
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The Kiwanis Club of East Lansing is a service club chartered November 11, 1949, & devoted to improving the quality of life in our community, state, nation and worldwide, with a special focus on the needs of children and young people.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Kiwanis members are generous with our time.
We are creative with our ideas. We are passionate about making a difference.
And we have fun along the way! 

Our Weekly Luncheons Discuss Upcoming Needs, Events, Financials, Etc.
Through These Meetings, You’ll Get A Chance To Meet Our Various Members &
Find Out Who We Are As An Organization.
Many Of Our Dedicated Members Started Off By Simply Attending Our Meetings.
If You’re Looking For A Place To Give Back Or To Fulfill Your Need To Serve Your Neighborhood—
We Promise You That You’ll Feel Right At Home With Us.
We Invite You To Be Our Guest!
Meetings are held on Mondays
from 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Coral Gables Restaurant
2838 Grand River Ave., East Lansing

At our weekly meetings, we host speakers from the local area and beyond to share information about organizations, events, and other interesting topics.
If you would like to come and speak at one of our meetings
please contact
Scott Greenlee at [email protected]

Upcoming Events/ Fundraisers

Upcoming June Events:
June 22nd-There’s Always Room, one of our recipients of a foundation grant, is going to be hosting an open house at their new location on Saturday, June 22nd, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. This date coincides with the Williamston Jubilee celebration. We are invited  and anyone else from EL Kiwanis to pop in and see the new setup! The address is 121 High Street, Williamston. They have added our logo to their donor page!

June 27th- 
The East Lansing Kiwanis Community Band starts practicing for their summer season. The EL Kiwanis Community Band is one of the oldest concert bands in the area, having organized in the 1950’s, Its purpose is to offer musical opportunities for all ages and musical entertainment for the EL community. More info on the flyer attached.

June 29th- 12-6pm.- Fairy Festival at the Turner Dodge House. We are going to sponsor a table and supply books for the children to take. Please sign up to volunteer. It should be fairly easy. Just promoting us and giving out books. Follow the link to sign-up. http://www.signupschedule.com/norbkerr

Upcoming July Events:
July 13th– Youth & Community Expo. This is an opportunity for networking with other non-profits for the prosperity of our children & community. Anyone can attend and it’s Free! Flyer attached.

July 17th, 19th & 23rd- Book & Badges– 
Jaci SayenCommunity Engagement Supervisor Department of Police and Public Safety Michigan State University-The MSU Main Library, 366 West Circle Dr., is hosting summer programming, We are joining them during these already existing events to engage with participants. Below are the dates, times, and anticipated participants:

  • Wednesday, July 17: 1:00PM – 2:00PM, BEST Camp, K-12 Lansing Public Schools students, recently arrived refugees, 150 participants (groups of 15-20 rotate through)
  • Friday, July 19: 10:00AM & 11:15AM, South Side Community Coalition, ages 5-13, 50 participants (25 per time listed) – just learned of this addition WKAR has not yet confirmed their participation
  • Tuesday, July 23: 1:00PM – 3:00PM, Spartan Writing Camp, 4th – 6th grades, 10 participants

Upcoming Speakers:
June 24 – Will Tieman – President of the Spartan Sports Network

 July 1 – Dr Rich Radar – Ohio District of Kiwanis via Zoom – Klub Konnect 

 July 8 – Derrek Quinney Ingham County Register of Deeds – Property Fraud

 July 15 – Julie/Jana from American Heart Assoc.

 July 22 – Alesha Williams and Kathy Bouchard-Wyant – EL Prime Time Seniors and Senior Commission

 July 29 – Joan Spagnuolo – Buddy’s Pals

 Do you know of anyone you think the club would like to hear from? Contact Scott Greenlee at [email protected]

Next Meeting Monday June 24th! Not able to join us!
Join us on Zoom: https://msu.zoom.us/j/97894879971
Passcode:  ELK2020