Category: Socialization

Kiwanis Happy Hour

Kiwanis Happy Hour

The Kiwanis Club of Normal is sponsoring a Kiwanis Happy Hour at Stave in Uptown Normal. Drinks are on your own, but all Bloomington/Normal Kiwanians and friends and invited for fun and fellowship.

  • When: 5-7 p.m. April 9
  • Where: Stave Wine Bar, 111 W. North St., Normal, IL 61761
  • Sign up using our Doodle poll
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Aktion Club Charter Party

Aktion Club Charter Party


We are pleased to announce that the Ability in Aktion Club of Bloomington has received its charter – and we want you to celebrate with us! An Aktion Club is a community-service group composed of adults who live with special needs. Club members develop positive self-esteem, listening and speaking skills, and leadership abilities.

Please join us for our Charter Party

Monday, September 22, 2014

Avanti’s Italian Restaurant, 3302 E. Empire Street, Bloomington IL

  • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • 5:00 – arrive, meet our wonderful Aktion Club members
  • 5:15 – buffet with pizza, salad and soft drinks
  • 6:00 – speaker
  • 6:20 – members receive their pins
  • 6:40 – conclude

The cost is $8.00 per person. Please let Diana know by Thursday, September 18 if you want to attend ( or 309-838-1320). Payment in advance is requested. You may send your check to Diana Hauman, 48 Kenfield Circle, Bloomington, IL.

Questions? Please contact Diana.

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Kiwanis Night at the Corn Crib: Wed, Aug 13 @ 7:00p

Kiwanis Night at the Corn Crib: Wed, Aug 13 @ 7:00p

cornbelters-logoWhat: Kiwanis Night at the Corn Crib, a Cornbelter’s Baseball Game

When: Wednesday, August 13th, starting at 7:00p

Where: 1000 W. Raab Rd., Normal, IL 61761

Come socialize and watch the Cornbelter’s take on the Gateway Grizzlies on Wednesday, 8/13 starting at 7:00 pm. Folks from all the local Kiwanis clubs will be there. Tickets, until Aug. 6, are $9 per ticket from Diana Hauman ( or 838-1320) Family, friends, and potential members are all welcome to join us. An Aktion Club member will throw out one of the ceremonial first pitches. Check out the pictures from last year’s game:

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3rd Annual BNYP Holiday Party

3rd Annual BNYP Holiday Party

You’re invited to the 3rd Annual BNYP Holiday Party!  Mark your calendars for 6:00pm on December 19th. The evening will be held at A. Renee in Bloomington.

Our club is going to provide a food station. A full menu will be available for appetizers or plates for purchase, along with a great selection of wine and beer. Please remember to bring a light hearted white elephant gift for our gift exchange ($10 max).

I cannot wait to see all of you at A. Renee!

306 North Center Street
Bloomington IL, 61704

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BNYP Club Meeting and Happy Hour: Thu, November 21 @ 6:00p

BNYP Club Meeting and Happy Hour: Thu, November 21 @ 6:00p

PageLines- bnyp_circle_logo_bw_transparent_125px.pngWhat: BNYP Club Meeting and Happy Hour

When: Thursday, November 21, meeting from 6:00p – 7:00p with happy hour immediately following the meeting.

Where: Meeting is at Business Furniture, 205 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701. Happy hour this month will be decided at the meeting.

For this month’s main program, Secretary/Treasurer Jill Haacke will be doing a Kiwanis 101 game that promises to be both super fun and super informative.

The full agenda can be found here.

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Calling All Club Members!

Calling All Club Members!

As the new year is beginning, the Directors are working hard with each committee to get the ball going on all of our wonderful projects, events and development of our club. We are looking for our amazing members (that’s you!) to sign up for a committee and show us all your amazing skills. Together we can make this club the best it can be!

Below you will find a list of all available committees and a brief description. If you have any questions, feel free to email the Director. Once you ave decided which committee you would like to join, email me ( with your choice and we will get you added and off to greatness. Or you can sign up at the November and December club meetings.

Yours in Service and Leadership,

Jill Haacke


Membership Committee : Ben Arnold & Craig Lutchefeld (

  • Greet and introduce guests at club meetings and events.
  • Respond to all membership inquiries.
  • Follow up with guests to attend meetings and events.
  • Develop and oversee annual membership campaign to bring in new membership.

Service Committee : Director Dipti Hattangady (

  • Organize and oversee club service activities each month.
  • Solicit service ideas from other club members.

Social Committee : Director Babs Allen (

  • Organize monthly club happy hour including securing location and promoting event within the club.
  • Organize any club outing to major events.
  • Organize all interclub trips to other Kiwanis clubs in Division 22 including scheduling and recruitment of participants.

Marketing Committee : Director Andrew Lenahan (

  • Maintain all sources of social media for the club.
  • Keep the club website,, up to date.

Fundraising Committee : Director Michelle Ginnetti (

  • Organize all fundraising activities for the club.
  • Work together with the club for the Autism sale.
  • Implement a new fundraiser for July/August 2014.
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What: BNYP Club Meeting and Happy Hour

When: Thur, October 17th, meeting from 6:00p – 7:00p with Happy Hour immediately following the meeting.

Where: Meeting is in the Midwest Food Bank in Bloomington. 1703 S Veterans Parkway Bloomington, IL 61701 . Happy hour this month will be at Eleven the Bar, 105 W Front St Bloomington, IL 61701.

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