Projects and Activities

Our Kiwanis club participates in a variety of projects throughout the year that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide.  Additionally, we have speakers at our weekly meetings to explore topics of interest to the membership. We engage in a number of social activities to share experiences, talents and our collective interests. All represent great opportunities for service, friendships and personal growth.

Below are both current and projects/activities we have served in the past:

  • Head Start “Reading is Fundamental”
  • Okoboji  Schools Activity Fund
  • Okoboji Schools “Needs Fund”
  • OHS After Prom Party
  • Okoboji Schools Bullying Prevention
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • ILCC Foundation
  • Milford Memorial Library
  • Milford Library Foundation
  • OHS Youth Ministry Group
  • OHS “Every 15 Minutes” program
  • Kiwanis International Foundation “Skip a Meal” program
  • Special Olympics
  • YMCA “Strong Kids Campaign”
  • Camp Foster Campers
  • “DARE” program T-Shirts
  • Cherish Center “No Apologies” Sponsor
  • Kiwanis Division 3 Backpack program
  • Club gifts to Kiwanis International and NE-IA District
  • Thanksgiving baskets for needy families in Milford/Lakes area
  • Christmas gifts for needy children in the Okoboji School District
  • FFA-Kiwanis Christmas fruit delivery to senior citizens
  • Kiwanis Bears for police and fire departments to give to small children when they are involved with emergency situations.
  • U of O Soccer Tournament Tent
  • Pheasants Forever Youth Hunt Tent
  • Soup and Pie dinner to benefit Okoboji Schools music programs
  • Pioneer Days  children’s games
  • Eagle Scout belt buckles
  • Okoboji Youth Ministry
  • Time Out Nursery
  • Dickinson Cty Pub Health Baby Sitting Clinic