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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rochester Area News

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State of Minnesota (January 28, 2023)

Community Conversation: Building Racial Equity into the Walls of Minnesota Medicaid - A focus on U.S.-born Black Minnesotans

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Community Health Assessment Process (January 27, 2023)

2021 - 2023 CHIP Priorities and Status; 2024 - 2026 CHIP Priorities

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Zumbro Valley Medical Society (January 27, 2023)

1. Zumbro Valley Medical Society Awards its 2022 Community Service Award to Olmsted County Housing Stability Team;   

2. Zumbro Valley Medical Society program aims to connect medical students with local service providers as part of academic year elective.

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Rochester Downtown Alliance (January 25, 2023)

2023 Thursdays Downtown vendor applications are now open

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Community-Led, Health Equity Structural Intervention Initiative (OT2) (January 24, 2023)

Rochester-area conversations to explain NIH ComPASS program submission and solicit letters of support from area CBOs. 

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United Way of Olmsted County (January 22, 2023)

Investing in Community-Led Solutions:Centering Black Voices through Participatory Grantmaking

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Housing Alliance Coalition BIPOC Co-designing (January 19, 2023)

Housing Alliance Coalition BIPOC Co-designing Co-designing report

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Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication (January 04, 2023)

4Q22: December messages and reports; November messages and reports;  October messages and reports; 3Q2022:  August, July messages and reports; 2Q2022: June, May, April message and report; 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program (December 21, 2022)

(1) Second Phase Grant; (2) DMC Announces First Recipients of Main Street Grant Funding 30 Businesses ($1.6M) ; (3) Launching of Main Street Grant 

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Minnesota Department of Health Eliminating Health Disparities (December 15, 2022)

1. Request for Proposals for Grants with Community-based Organizations, Tribes and Diverse Media Vendors for COVID-19 Communications, Engagement, and Outreach; 2. Seeking Paid Volunteers to Participate in 2022 Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Review Process

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