Our Club members enjoy working together, creating lasting friendships, and having fun with a purpose. Leadership opportunities abound; experienced mentors are available to assist. With over 40 Club committees to choose from, there is a place for most every interest, and if not, we can always start something new.

• Administrative Budget
Implement strategies to strengthen and support the club’s administrative budget and prepare budget for board approval.
• Adult Care Thanksgiving
Coordinate Thanksgiving dinner for elderly at the Adult Care Center.
• Bocce
Plan and conduct fun Bocce event.
• Book Club (new)
Jointly read, explore, and discuss selected books.
• Business Outreach (new)
Form relationships between our club and local area businesses to increase our club’s visibility, and enhance community awareness.
• CHIP Backpacks
Coordinate the collection of funds to purchase backpacks and school supplies for children entering elementary school.
• Communications
Promote and enhance the image of the Kiwanis Club of Roanoke within our community.
• Environment
Plan and implement projects which have a positive impact on our local environment.
• Environment Scholarships
Subcommittee of Environment Committee. Solicit applications from Roanoke students currently attending one of four designated local colleges or universities and majoring in an environment-related degree, develop selection criteria, evaluate, and recommend scholarship awards.
• Fun
Conduct a variety of fun activities to encourage social interaction among our members; promote and encourage non-members to attend.
• Grand Angel Tree
Solicit contributions to support the Family Service of Roanoke Valley gift program for the elderly in need.
• Grants
Solicit proposals from local nonprofit organizations, develop selection criteria, evaluate, and recommend grant awards.
• High School Scholarships
Solicit applications from local High Schools with Key Clubs, develop selection criteria, evaluate, and recommend scholarship awards.
• Inductions
Conduct an induction ceremony for each new club member.
• Introspection
Coordinate weekly club meeting introspection.
• Kids Fishing Day
Conduct a program for children to participate in a fishing rodeo.
• Kiwanis Kares
Tend to members’ needs outside Kiwanis meetings.
• Kiwanis Pancake and Auction Day (KPAD)
Conduct annual signature fundraising event to include serving pancakes, auctioning the Mill Mountain Star, and conducting a raffle and yard sale.
• Meals on Wheels
Participate in the Meals on Wheels program.
• Meeting Set-Up and Break-Down
Perform weekly set-up of club meeting elements including keyboard, pipe, drape, banners, gavel and bell.
• Meeting Zoom (new)
Perform weekly set-up of club meeting Zoom cameras and presentation computer.
• Membership
Increase and diversify membership; assist new members in becoming engaged with the club and its service activities..
• Nature Park
Subcommittee of Environment Committee. Develop a park adjacent to the Kiwanis Playground that provides educational and recreational opportunities for area residents.
• Newsletter
Subcommittee of Communications Committee. Edit and publish weekly club newsletter.
• Nominating Committee
Develop a slate of candidates for officers and directors.
• Photographer
Take photos of weekly meeting and other club events.
• Pledge of Allegiance
Coordinate weekly club meeting pledge of allegiance.
• Policy (new)
Conduct review of existing club policy documents, develop updates where needed, and present updated documents for approval.
• Prayer Breakfast
Organize and lead an interfaith breakfast on the National Day of Prayer to develop understanding and goodwill among those professing different religious faiths.
• Presidential Advisors
Provide information, recommendations, and guidance to the club President.
• Programs
Recruit speakers for weekly meetings to address meaningful topics related to the mission, vision and values of the club.
• Salvation Army Bell Ringers
Ring the bell for the Salvation Army during the three nights of “Dickens of a Christmas.”
• Service Leadership Programs
Advise, support and encourage leadership and growth among students in local school Key Clubs, K-Kids Club, and the Aktion Club.
• Music
Coordinate occasional music and songs for club meetings and other events.
• Sponsorships
Solicit support from corporate sponsors.
• Spring Fun Day
Participate in community event held in proximity to the Kiwanis Playground and Nature Park.
• Strategic Planning (new)
Develop a blueprint plan for the club’s future.
• Webmaster
Maintain content on club’s website.
• Welcome
Greet attendees and introduce visitors at each meeting.
• West End Center Holiday Party
Conduct the annual Holiday party for West End Center children, including the purchase and wrapping of gifts and arranging for a visit from Santa and the gang.
• Young Professionals
Develop programs and implement strategies designed to make Kiwanis an attractive option for a younger audience of professionals within our community.