WHY JOIN US?

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FELLOWSHIP & NETWORKING

Make new friends; meet like-minded people. Meet area leaders and learn about Arlington with regular programming on interesting and timely topics.
Health

IMPROVES YOUR HEALTH

Research shows that helping others makes us happier and more satisfied in life.
Community

FEELS GOOD

There is no better feeling than serving your local community and bringing hope and opportunity to families, neighbors, and friends.
Inspire

GROW LEADERSHIP SKILLS

and become a force for improving the Arlington community.
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ENJOY THE BENEFITS

of belonging to a global organization serving the children of the world.
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KIDS NEEDS US

Kiwanis Clubs help kids reach their full potential.

MEETING INFORMATION

We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:30PM, except December.

A light lunch is served. Meetings may also be attended virtually. Meeting details and map may be found here.

HOW DO I JOIN?

Prospective members are encouraged to attend at least one Kiwanis Club of Arlington meeting before submitting an application. We meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month on the Marymount University campus. 

WHAT'S EXPECTED OF MEMBERS?

Members are expected to be as active as they are able and willing, and to pay dues on time.

We offer a variety of opportunities to choose from for participation – meetings, social events, service projects – choose those that fit best into your schedule.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Membership dues are $250 per year and include: a subscription to Kiwanis magazine, liability insurance, and administrative expenses.

Purchase meals individually or annually. Alumni of Key Club International and Circle K International receive a discount of $120 for their first two years of membership. 

OFFICERS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

President: Linda Chandler
President-Elect: Joy Myers
Secretary: Patrick Keough
Treasurer: Julia Wright
Past President: Gregory Craddock, D.O. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Katie Clister
Ginger Geoffrey
Ted Kramer
Patrick Hope 

Ready to Join?

Please do not hesitate to reach out!

Among our service projects, we assist AFAC in bagging food supplies every second Wednesday, collect children’s books to be given gratis each child visiting the Arlington Pediatric Clinic, read to elementary students at Aspire! After-School Learning and to Randolph Elementary School children on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, assist Salvation Army ring bells for their red kettle Christmas campaign and participate in iCanShine bike program in the summer helping kids with disabilities to learn how to ride a bike. 

We support and chaperone the Key Club officers attending the state or district convention where they network with peers who will become future civic leaders.

In the last five years, we have become known for our annual blueberry sales, our biggest fundraiser. Some other  examples are Arlington Thrive, PRS Crisis Link, Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN), Aspire! After School Learning, Arlington YMCA, Arlington 4-H, Girls on the Run, Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC), National Capital Treatment & Recovery, and many others.

We support athletic clubs with soccer balls and fund high school senior graduation night, give scholarships to worthy rising college freshman and fund grants to high school mothers trying to finish their education while parenting, sometimes solo, in the Terrific Parent program.