Downtown Madison
Serving the Children of the World
Downtown Madison Kiwanis Moves to Madison Club
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Kiwanis of Downtown Madison has moved to The Madison Club, at 5 E. Wilson Street....

Highway 19 Cleanup
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Over a dozen club members picked up litter on Highway 19 betwen River Rd. and...

Downtown Madison Donation to save over 12000 mothers and babies
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The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison President Ed Young, Jr. (left) presents...

Selling Raffle Tickets for Handcrafted Kayak
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Every other year a team of Kiwanians build a cedar canoe or kayak from raw materials...

UW Madison Circle K Shines at Annual Convention
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The Circle K Club at UW Madison, sponsored by Downtown Madison Kiwanis, received... more


The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison is a service club with a membership of around 90 men and women. It was founded in 1917 as one of the first Kiwanis Clubs in the State of Wisconsin. We are one of approximately 8,000 Kiwanis Clubs worldwide.

Our Mission
The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison is a diverse group of men and women who dedicate themselves to personal involvement and financial support focused on community needs and to club activities that foster personal growth and build camaraderie.

The club usually meets at the Madison Club at 5 E. Wilson St. on Mondays at 12:10 following a buffet lunch, although there are exceptions for a handful of days each year. In addition to the weekly luncheon meetings,
are a number of projects and activities available throughout the year.

Coming Projects and Activities

Date Type Title
7/6/2015 Meeting

Terry Kelly ended his on-air weather career in 1985 at WKOW-TV (Channel 27) in Madison, but still works in the weather business as owner and president of Weather Central Inc.  Weather Central provides...

7/13/2015 Meeting

Tim Slekar, Edgewood College Dean of Education, is not one to back down from his position of teacher accountability and student testing.  Earlier this year, Dr. Slekar described the problems and the...

7/14/2015 Event

Bloodmobile volunteering to include 3 shifts of approximately 2 1/4 hours each for resgistration, donor assist/canteen.

7/20/2015 Meeting

Terry and Sandy Shockley are both career broadcasters, pioneers of the television industry in Madison.  Terry was the owner local station, WKOW, in addition to a number of other ABC-afilliated stations...

7/25/2015 Event

On the 4th Saturday of the month, we make and serve a meal for the neighborhood who need or want it and clean up afterward. 6-10 volunteers are needed. Contact Keith Notbohm for more info.

7/27/2015 Meeting

Dane County Executive, Joe Parisi is a life-long resident of the county he serves.  Joe is a former County Clerk and State Assemblyman who has also served as President of the Board of Operation Fresh...

8/3/2015 Meeting

UW History Professor Karl Shoemaker is also affiliated with the School of Law is a long-time student of English Common Law.  Jack Schairer will introduce.

8/5/2015 Committee

Leader: Keith Notbohm

Host: Elaine Lohr

8/10/2015 Meeting

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has faced many challenges in her 2-year stint in Madison.  The latest, and perhaps the most formidable, is the proposed $300m budget cut from Governor Walker, and...

8/17/2015 Meeting

AVID-TOPS (Advancement via Individual Determination-Teens of Promise) is a program coordinated jointly by the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) and the Boys and GIrls Club of Dane County, and...

8/18/2015 Event

This bloodmobile requires 3 shifts for 2 1/4 hours each.  2 volunteers are needed for each shift.  These include registration and donor assist / canteen.

To get there,...

8/24/2015 Meeting
8/25/2015 Event

Volunteers to staff the food concession tent working as cashiers, cooks and runners.

8/31/2015 Meeting

Morton Ann Gernsbacher is Vilas Research Professor and Sir Frederic Bartlett Professor of Psychology at the UW Madison. She is a specialist in autism and psycholinguistics.  Scientific and societal...

9/7/2015 Meeting

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