Kiwanis Club of Red Oak, Iowa

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Meeting time and place

Officers and board members

What we do for the community


Meeting place: The Pizza

Ranch 1511 N Broadway (near the south end of the plaza)

Meeting time: Each Monday

noon (except holidays)

Visitors are always


Board Meetings on the

 Monday each month at noon

Board of Directors


President-Roger Vial

President Elect- Jody Hossle

Past-President- David Jennings

Secretary- Dr. Jen Black

Treasurer- Allan Olson


Beth Vial

Tanda Moore

Ron DeMarce

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Our club's membership averages about twenty-five.

Theclub's average yearly project expenditures are about $11,000.


Our club was instrumental in bringing soccer to Red Oak, supplying the first goals and coaches.

We work at concessions at volleyball, basketball, and football games.

We buy and fit bicycle helmets for Red Oak's third graders.

We present Loren Works scholarships annually to music students, totaling $1000 to $2,000.

Each year we sponsor a County Fair trophy.

We sponsor a Duck Race each Fourth of July, originally floating them down the Nishna Botna River, but now it it is held in conjunction with Red Oak Junction Days. The race is held in Fountain Square Park, racing the ducks in the fountain. We invite other organizations to share in this event.

We were an original sponsor the Summer Junior Tennis Program. Over the years we have contributed over $20,000 since its beginning through salad luncheons, potato bars, or tip night at the Pizza Ranch, where we buss tables for tips.

Various organizations take turns feeding the Red Oak football team and coaches the Thursday evening before Friday games. We feed them our famous K-Dogs (quarter-pound hot dogs) along with baked beans chips, etc, and a desert.

We volunteered to paint benches in city parks.

We sponsor fire extinguisher training for Red Oak fourth graders each year.

We help the Montgomery County Public Health at flu clinics.

We buy clothing and gifts for two needy families at Christmas time.

We contribute to the YMCA annual campaign.

We conduct an annual coat drive in the fall.

We buy meals for two families for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

We provided financial assistance to the Red Oak Community High School for its virtual technology program.

We provided financial assistance to the Red Oak Community Middle School for its wind power generator.

We supported the Kiwanis International World-Wide Iodine Deficiency Program and its Eliminate Project (to rid the world of maternal and neonatal tetanus).

We contribute to the Kiwanis District and International foundations, and other special Kiwanis protects.

We support other community projects that vary throughout the year that are not ongoing.


Kiwanis International

Nebraska-Iowa Kiwanis

Secretary: Dr. Jen Black

Webmaster: Wayne Donohue


Page last updated: 10/17/16


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