Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is a Kiwanian?

A Kiwanian is an active or retired business professional man or woman who is a member of a Kiwanis club. Kiwanians are involved in the community, supporting local organizations with fundraising events and meeting weekly with fellow members.

How, where and when did Kiwanis begin?

The first Kiwanis club was organized in Detroit, Michigan on January 21, 1915.

A year later the Kiwanis Club of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, was chartered, and Kiwanis International grew rapidly into a leading service club in these two founding nations.

In 1962, worldwide expansion was approved, and today Kiwanis clubs are active in every part of the world.

How can I learn more about the Duluth Kiwanis Club?

The best way is to come to our Wednesday lunch and see first-hand what we are about. For club meeting time, place and directions, click here.

We would like to learn more about being a sponsor for your next event. How can we get our company involved?

Please use our Contact Form to email us your contact information, or call our club president, which is listed on the Contact Us page. Contributions are tax-deductible in the United States under provisions in the Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

What is Kiwanis International?

Kiwanis International is a worldwide service organization of men and women of all ages who give their time to make their communities and the world in which we live a better place. 

The name “Kiwanis” was coined from an expression in an American Indian language of the Detroit area, “Nunc Kee-wanis,” which means “we trade” or “we share our talents.” 

For more information about Kiwanis International, click here.

Join Us For Lunch

Please join The Kiwanis Club of Duluth-Norcross for our lunch meetings at 12:00 noon on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Lunch RSVP Our meetings are held at Piatto Fresh Kitchen and Bar, 3140 Main St, Duluth GA, 30096 (Downtown Duluth). You may enter via the front door and go downstairs or through rear lower level door at back of building and we have a private room downstairs. Please click here for directions.

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