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Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers,

dedicated to improving the world 

one child and one community at a time.


Kiwanis Club of Rochester 

Serving the Children of

Rochester, Olmsted County and the World.


Rochester Kiwanis meets every Thursday at 12 noon at the Eagles Club, 917 15th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904. 
Meetings last about one hour with a diversity of community speakers.  Lunch is served and includes entrée, dessert and beverage for $14.
First time prospective members' lunch is complimentary.
Please contact Austin Jorgenson at 507-413-2134 for more information.
Photo Ops

2022 Kiwanis of Rochester Scholarship Recipients 

Yevheniya Ratushko, Mayo High School Key Club Kiwanis Scholarship recipient pictured with Mary Tompkins.  Yevheniya plans to attend the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Jonathan Sedarski, Mayo High School Kiwanis Scholarship recipient pictured with LInda Hull. Jonathan plans to attend Boston University and major in Biology.
Noah Shedivy, Lourdes High School Kiwanis Scholarship recipient pictured with Del Lawson.  Noah will be attending the University of Arizona majoring in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science. 





Students of the Month


Photo Album LINK



A Sample of Our Programs


Feb 24, 2020 reading at Y Early Childhood Learning Center



Students of the Month Public Official Engagement Community Leader Engagement
Hiawatha Home Volunteering Screenshot from 2017 11 12 21:30:25





Kiwanis Ukraine

Rochester Kiwanis Club has been a sister club with Kiwanis Ukraine, contact Lora Pavlenko, for several years. We have not had recent communication from them, but continue to keep them in prayer.









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