Serving the Children of the World


 Welcome to Mankato Kiwanis Club
PO Box 733, Mankato MN 56001


We meet each Monday at 12:05 in the City Center Hotel

in downtown Mankato. 

Please join us!

Our latest class of new Kiwanis Members!  What a great group!!

Our March Student of the Month is Grace Karkoska from Mankato East High School.


The four pictures below were taken with club members and volunteers distributing 1200 books to area children as part of the MN-DAK project!

Club Member Rene Maes with Sara Beyer and Jessica Doyle of the Loyola Builders Club.  Checks for $60.00 and $324.80, money they raised to contribute to The Eliminate Project which is the Kiwanis Worldwide Project aimed at eliminating neonatal tetanus.  Thank you!

Rebecca Bergman, President of Gustavus Adolphus College, spoke to our club on February 23, 2015.  Pictured with Shannon Sinning.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights presented this check to our club at the February 16, 2015 meeting.

Pictured are nine of our club's past presidents and our current club president Matt Norland.

Shealyn Kawlewski our Student of the Month at the February 9, 2015 meeting pictured with Kathy Brynaert and Matt Norland.

Member Wilbur Neushwander-Frink speaking about both of our Aktion Clubs at the 1/26/15 meeting.

Mara Goings, Kato Public Charter School, our Student of the Month at the 1/26/15 meeting.

Cadet Zachary Yozamp speaking at our January 19th, 2015 meeting about his experience in the Army ROTC and the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program.  Pictured here with club member Dennis Murphy.

Celebrating 100 years of Kiwanis International on January 21st!

Our January 2015 Student of the Month, Emily Gaspar, standing with Kathy Brynaert and Matt Norland.

Jennifer Hyk from the American Red Cross spoke to our club on January 5, 2015.

New Member Induction on December 15, 2015.  Left to Right:  Matt Norland, Kale Riley (new member), Janessa Becker (new member), Shannon Sinning

In 1922, Kiwanis International sent hundreds of barrels of Mankato Flour to Russia for famine relief!

On December 8, 2014 Shellee Hague spoke to our club about the ECSE program at the YMCA.

Cory Weston from Mankato East High School was our December Student of the Month.

Our November Student of the Month John Kurtz from Mankato West High School.

Our October Student of the Month Kelsi Pettit from the Kato Public Charter School.

Our club approved the new Kiwanis Reading Oasis at Hoover Elementary on November 3, 2014.

Pictured from Left to Right:  Matt Norland, Sheri Allen, Heather Mueller, Dan Kamphoff, Stephanie Davern, Stewart Ross, and Tom Rekstein

New Member Induction at our October 20, 2014 meeting.

Pictured from Left to Right:  Tony Solano, Jim Fleming, Dwain Petersen, Bukata Hayes, Dennis Murphy, Rebecca Kunst, Randy Berkland, Christi Wilking, Tim Peterson, Tracy Mickley, Aaron Wangen, Matt Norland

Jonathan Zierdt from Greater Mankato Growth spoke to our club on October 13, 2014.

Kelly Holmin from Loyola High School was our October Student of the Month.

Installing Matt Norland as President of the Club and recognizing Jaci Lageson for her great year as Club President!  October 6, 2014

Lt. Governor Darryl Meyer installing Matt Kearney as President Elect on October 6, 2014.

Lt Governor Darryl Meyer installing Matt Norland as Club President on October 6, 2014.

Bukata Hayes signing up to become a member of our club, mid-meeting.  Dwain Peterson demonstrates the "right way" to bring a guest to one of our Monday lunch meetings! 

Kiwanis Adopt-a-Highway crew from Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Barb Kaus, President of the Greater Mankato Area United Way, spoke to our club on September 15th.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights work night!

Rion Wendlund was our September 2014 Student of the Month.

Kiwanis Recreation Area Clean Up Day on August 16, 2014.

Matt Norland, Jaci Lageson, and Justin Mathes at the 2014 Minnesota-Dakotas District Convention.

The Benefits of Yoga with Gena Heminover on September 2nd, 2014.








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