Bloomington-Normal Young Professionals Kiwanis Club serving the children of the world


Bloomington Kiwanis Pancake Days: 2/20 and 2/21

What: Bloomington Kiwanis Pancake Days at Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts

When: Saturday and Sunday, Feb 20 and 21 from  7am – 12:30pm

Where: Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 600 N East St, Bloomington, IL 61701

More Info: Tickets are in advance $6/adults and $3 for children 5-12 years old, children under 5 are free. At the door adults are $7.00. Pancake Days helps support many local charities including: Camp Limberlost, Boys & Girls Club, Children’s Miracle Network, the Salvation Army, and the Boy Scouts of America. For tickets in advance, please call the Kiwanis District Office at 309-585-2216.… read more


Flat Top Fundraiser / Social – Tuesday, Jan 26th

  • What: We’re having our monthly social at Flat Top Grill on a day where all 15% of all sales go towards the local Alzheimer’s Association chapter. Feel free to bring a friend or family.
  • When: Mon, 1/26, 6 PM
  • Where: Flat Top Grill, 307 Veterans Pkwy, Normal, IL 61761
  • More info: Here’s the link to the doodle poll. Please sign up if you know that you are coming so that we can get a headcount for the table. Hope to see you all there!
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Midwest Food Bank on March 21

Join us for an upcoming volunteer opportunity at Midwest Food Bank on Monday, March 21 from 6-8 p.m. as we sort and pack food.

Sign up using our Doodle poll. Please register at least two days before the event. You will need to fill out a Volunteer Agreement when you arrive if it is your first time.… read more


Big Brother Big Sisters’ Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Get ready to Bowl for Kids Sake!

The 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters of McLean County’s Bowl for Kids sake will be taking place Saturday, March 5th and the 19th from 5-7pm at Pheasant Lanes Family Fun Center, 804 N Hershey Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704.

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. They develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser.

We haven’t yet finalized on the 3/5 or 3/19 date yet. Stay tuned!… read more


The Salvation Army “Make a Difference” Volunteer Celebration

  • What: Join the Salvation Army celebrate the results of the 2015 “Make a Difference” campaign and celebrate those who made 2015 a huge success.
  • When: Thur, 1/28, 5-7 PM
  • Where: The Double Tree By Hilton, 10 Brickyard Drive, Bloomington, IL
  • More info: Please RSVP to Angie Fulton at 309-829-9476 x204 or by 12 PM, Friday, January 22nd.
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2016 Polar Plunge

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Pins for Penguins – Bowling Fundraiser for the Penguin Project

  • What: Pins for Penguins – a bowling fundraiser for the Penguin Project, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Normal
  • When: Sun, 2/21, 2-5 PM
  • Where: Pheasant Lanes, 804 N Hershey Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704
  • More info: The Penguin Project is a program for children with disabilities to participate in community theatre. For more information, please visit the Penguin Project of McLean County’s Facebook page:
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5th Annual BNYP Holiday Party


You’re invited to the 5th Annual BNYP Holiday Party!  Mark your calendars for 5:30pm on Thursday, December 17th. The party will be held at CJ’s, 2901 E. Empire St, Bloomington, IL, 61704.

Bing a light hearted white elephant gift for our gift exchange ($10 max) if you’d like to participate.


And, as always, feel free to bring a friend!… read more