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Our club conducts four fund activities each year
"Pancake DayVidalia Onions, Car Show and Peanut Day"

Welcome to our FREE Pancake Day
On Saturday, March 19th 2016 enjoy the annual Pancake Breakfast. We give thanks to those who have helped us throughout the year and provide a free breakfast. Donations are welcomed.

This important activity helps our club continue its tradition of service to the community.
High Pancakes
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We will again serve those delicious pancakes with butter, maple syrup and sausages using the facilities of the Downers Grove Christian School, 929 Maple Ave., Downers Grove from 7:00 am till noon. We will have regular and decaf coffee, orange juice and regular and chocolate milk. Donations are accepted, but the breakfast is free! Come meet your neighbors.
 
We thank our Annual Sponsors and  Peanut Day Sponsors who are recognized on the place mats. We offer to list all Our Contributors on this web site.

Vidalia Onions
Vidalia Onions
Another popular activity is the sweet delicious Vidalia Onion sales. These onions are sold in 10 pound bags for $10. If you have never tried them, we have several recipes for you. They can  be Pre-ordered at the Pancake Breakfast, or by mailing your check by May 1st to:
Kiwanis Club of Downers Grove
P.O. 12, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Pick-up is on Friday May 12th from 4:00 until 7:00pm or on Saturday morning May 13th from 8:00 until Noon at 5401 Webster Street, Downers Grove. Should you be unable to pick them up, we can deliver them locally for a $2 charge.
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Kiwanis "Cars for a Cause" 2nd Annual Car Show
This will be an exciting year for Kiwanis as we host our second annual Car Show featuring Hot Rod, Custom and Classic Cars and Motorcycles. The show will be held
Car
on Saturady, September 10, 2016, (Rain or Shine), in the Cozzi Corner parking lot on the Northwest corner of
Cozzi
75th Street and Lemont Road. Check-in 9 am and awards at 2 pm. $15 per vehicle advanced registration is requested. Sponsors and donors are needed for this FUN fund event. Awards, Door Prizes, 50/50, and much more. Please contact Chantel Riha for registration, donations, sponsorship and for general information at 630.502.2383 or chantelriha@gmail.com. We are a 501c(3) charity that serves the people of your community.
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Peanut Day
September is peanut time, and ONLY September. Any solication other that September is not from the Kiwanis Club of Downers Grove. Should you encounter anyone at any other time please call 911 and report them.
We get out there and distribute those delicious
Peanuts
salted bags of peanuts the fourth week-end of September, but we also provide cases of 100 ¾oz bags of peanuts for a donation of only $50 per case. These make a great gift for your business or for Halloween. All profits are used to serve the needs of other citizens and to hold those needs as our number one priority. We honor those individuals and businesses who order one or more cases by listing them on the Pancake Day place mats which we use throughout the year and offer to place their name on our web site. If you would like to order peanuts by the case for the Fall, please click here to order.
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Your Donation
The Kiwanis Club of Downers Grove organizes many fun and interesting events throughout the year to benefit our community, our citizens and several local charitable groups. Visit our Activities page for a brief listing of those events. Look for our club banner and our Annual Sponsor Banner at all activities. For a listing of the charities we provide and support, visit our Sponsored Programs page. Your donation makes this all possible. We also invite you to attend any of our regular 7:30am Thursday morning meetings at Steven's Family Restraurant at 2393 63rd Streer, Woodridge
. This is a great opportunity for you to find out about our club and share in our achievements.
                                          
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