Peanut Days 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. 

Proceeds from Peanut Days helps support local organizations and scholarships to graduating ZBTHS students. You can support the club even more by buying a case of peanuts from any member. The suggested donation is $50 per case. Contact us to purchase your case(s) today!

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The Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton joined nearly 600,000 fellow Kiwanis club members around the world in a united day of service on Saturday, October 22, with the Kiwanis One Day Basketball Camp. Click here for pictures.

Charles Warren Receives One of Kiwanis’ Highest Honors

Charles Warren of the Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton has received one of the highest honors Kiwanis bestows on its members, the Dr. Luis V. Amador Medallion Award. The award was presented to Warren at the club’s recent Installation Dinner. 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…


Each year, our club honors local firefighters and police with the Lee J. Fischer Firefighter/Police Award. At the club’s Installation Dinner on September 22, awards were presented to:

  • Christian Samuels (Firefighter/Paramedic)
    Beach Park Fire Protection District
  • Lt. Thomas Flader (Firefighter)
    Newport Township Fire Protection District
  • Christine Ward  (Firefighter/Paramedic)
    Village of Winthrop Harbor Fire Department
  • IAFF Local 1999
    Zion Fire/Rescue Department
  • Deputy Justin Hill
    Lake County Sheriff’s Office
  • K-9 Officer William Bogdala and K-9 Lando
    Village of Winthrop Harbor Police Department
  • Officer Nicholas W. Richards
    Zion Police Department