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Welcome to the website for the Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City!

Our mission is to improve the lives of youth, families and the communities in Howard County and to support Kiwanis International in their mission throughout the world.

We have served the communities within Howard County for over 77 years!  

Kiwanis International is a fellowship of nearly 600,000 members in thousands of clubs across more than 80 countries around the world.  Every year, Kiwanians initiate 150,000 service projects and raise more than $100 million for our communities.  You can find more information about Kiwanis International by visiting their website:  www.kiwanis.org

Upcoming Events

General Meetings
May 7, 2018 | 6:45PM
Bob Evans Restaurant
4900 Beaver Run Way, Ellicott City, MD 21403
Annual Business Meeting & Election
The featured speaker at this meeting will be Harry Slade, a club member and financial advisor who will share an update on the club's long-term investments with Edward Jones. We will also be joined by Ayaz Hussain, Northern Division CKI Lt. Governor and Sofia Weedle, Capital District Key Club Lt. Governor - Division 4B.  

Social Meetings
April 16, 2018 | 6:30 PM
Manor Hill Tavern 
3733 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD

May 14, 2018 | 6:30PM
Location TBA

Service Projects
Spring Country Breakfast Prep Day
April 13, 2018 | Afternoon Time TBD 
Bethany Methodist Church
2875 Bethany Lane; Ellicott City, MD

As we did in the fall, a group will need to meet on Friday afternoon prior to the breakfast to parboil the sausage and prep for the next day's event. If you think you can be free, please hold this date!

Spring Country Breakfast
April 14, 2018 | 8:00 AM 
Bethany Methodist Church
2875 Bethany Lane; Ellicott City

Kennette has generously offered to chair the Spring County Breakfast with the assistance of Rich and other leaders within the club. However, we all know that it takes our entire Kiwanis village to make this event happen! If you are interested in helping and have not already done so, please connect with Kennette directly at MitchellKennette@gmail.com so she better assess our staffing needs.

Bryant Woods Elementary School Career Day
April 20, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Bryant Woods Elementary School 
Bryant Woods Elementary School is the site of our Kiwanis Terrific Kids program. School counselor Ashley Armstead invites guests from the Kiwanis Club to come share information about their career during Career Day 2018! The presentations are only about 15-20 minutes and members would be welcome to come any time throughout the day! Please register using this link in advance of the event. 

Earth Day Tree Planting
April 21 | 8:45 -11:30 AM 
Location TBD

Join other Howard County volunteers in planting, mulching, and sheltering trees.  Please sign up by registering at this link:  https://hocovolunteer.org/recruiter/index.php?recruiterID=501&class=OppDetails&oppGuid={8C3FBFDB-B516-468A-896E-3428C5AB4664}&t=2018-Earth-Day-Tree-Planting
 
Old Columbia Pike Road Clean Up
April 28, 2018 | 9:00 AM 
Ellicott City Visitor Center

8267 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043
The club adopted the 1.5 mile road and picks up trash twice each year.  We usually have 6-8 volunteers and it takes about an hour to complete.  Please contact Rich (rfunkejr@aol.com) if you know you can participate.
 
Wine in the Woods
May 20, 2018 | 10:00AM
Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
Annual fundraiser - details TBA
 
Interclubs
Mt. Airy Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 

April 21, 2018 | 7:00 - 11:00AM
Good Shepherd Hall at Calvary UMC (Mt. Airy, MD)
Tickets are $8.00 and Rich will be driving up if you want a ride!

Kiwanis International Convention
June 28 - July 01

Register and attend the Kiwanis International Convention, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada!