The Ripon Noon Kiwanis Club sponsors the Key Club at Ripon High School. With 50 members, the club is off to an enthusiastic start this year with Rick Bunge as the advisor. We look forward to a wonderful school year in partnership with Key Club.
The Ripon Noon Kiwanis Club sponsors the Circle K program at Ripon College, with Jack Christ and Mary Avery as the advisors. Club president Erin Hying reports a strong group of capable students involved in Circle K this year, and we look forward to partnering with them to fulfill the mission of our clubs!
The Ripon Noon Kiwanis Club co-sponsors the newly formed Aktion Club, in cooperation with Diverse Options, Inc. and the Ripon Early Bird Kiwanis Club. Kristy Sadlon, Tonya Alling and Audrey Wesner are the Aktion Club advisors. The club held its charter banquet on Friday, October 9th, with 47 in attendance, including WI-UM Kiwanis Governor-elect Lyle Plagenz, WI-UM Kiwanis Aktion Club Advisor Charles Zarnoth, and Division 12 Past Lt. Governor Paula Thalacker. The club was presented with its charter, a gavel, gong and banner, and each member received a membership certificate and pin. The club was chartered with 15 members, including George Jung as president, Chris Price as vice-president, Heather Kuske as secretary and Jennifer Gallitz as treasurer. Ripon Aktion Club meets the first and third Thursday of every month at 11:45 at Diverse Options, Inc. With 15 new K-family members serving the community of Ripon, we look forward to a tremendous year!
The Ripon Noon Kiwanis Club is working to reestablish the Builders Club at Ripon Middle School. Kiwanians Jack Christ and Melanie Oppor are partnering with new Ripon Middle School principal Tom Hoh on potentially launching the club. We are excited about the opportunities for leadership and service a Builders Club would present to Ripon area middle school students.