Peanut sales is one of the club’s major fundraisers, which helps to support community organizations that focus on serving children in the Beach Park, Winthrop Harbor, and Zion areas. Since June of 1976 when the club was founded, over $740,000 has been returned to worthwhile causes within Zion and Benton Townships.

You can support the Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton by buying a case of peanuts from any Kiwanis member or contact us. The suggested donation is $50 per case.

Kiwanis One day basketball camp

Saturday, October 27, 2018 recognized as Kiwanis One Day – a global action day of service benefiting children and communities.

The Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton is bringing the spirit of service alive by hosting a basketball camp for local children on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The club selected this project to engage local boys and girls in grades K-8. A $5 registration fee includes camp, snacks, a t-shirt, and awards. The camp will be held from 11 AM-1 PM at the Zion Park District Leisure Center at 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive in Zion. Click here to download a registration form. 


The Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton honors local firefighters and police annually. Honorees are chosen by their peers and are awarded with the Lee J. Fischer Firefighter/Police Award at an annual banquet, held in September. Click here to learn more about Lee J. FischerClick here for a list of award recipients.


This year, eleven students from the ZBTHS Industrial Technology class submitted designs for the club’s annual ornament fundraiser. The winning design, The Anchor, was created by Zackary Van Dreese. Ornaments are available for purchase from any Kiwanis member and at Northwest Auto & Tire in Zion. Read more….

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At our weekly meetings, please support the Kiwanis International service project to reduce Maternal Neonatal Tetanus, MNT, with your pocket change. Read more…