Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Serving the Children of the World
Coleen Moore and Katelyn Trunnell, both from the local American Red Cross of the Heartland
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At Monday’s meeting, we welcomed Coleen Moore and Katelyn...

Dr. Larry Dietz, nineteenth president of Illinois State University.
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 Dr. Larry Dietz, nineteenth president of Illinois State...

Coach Norm Eash and Coach Brock Spack, head coaches

   Coach Norm Eash and Coach Brock Spack, head...

Victoria Frontone, an outreach executive with the W. D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America
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Victoria Frontone, an outreach executive with the W. D. Boyce Council of...

Vasudha Pinnamaraju, executive director of the McLean County Regional Planning Commission
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Vasudha Pinnamaraju, executive director of the McLean County Regional...



Jerry Ringer also had the honor of presenting the Zeller Award at April 22, 2013 meeting to Elizabeth Weir. The Zeller Award is named after Walter Zeller, past president of Kiwanis International and the first person to donate to the Kiwanis International Foundation, which receives the gifts for the eliMiNate project.

Elizabeth Weir has been involved with East Bay Camp and Camp Limberlost from the 1940s when Bloomington Kiwanis took over the program from the Pantagraph. She also supports our club by eating pancakes, buying peanuts and contributing to our foundation! Congratulations on this esteemed honor, Elizabeth!




The Walter Zeller Fellowship is an exclusive award unique to The Eliminate Project.   The Walter Zeller Fellowship honors Walter Zeller, who made the first gift of 25 silver dollars to establish the Kiwanis International Foundation.

The Zeller Fellowship recognizes a gift of $1,250 and greater to The Eliminate Project. You can become a Zeller Fellow by making a gift or three-year pledge of US$1,250 to The Eliminate Project.  (Contact Andrea Raycraft for how to donate) 

All donations, all sizes,  are welcomed.  

One time gifts:  Make checks to the Kiwanis Club of Bloomington Foundation note on check "ELIMINATE"and we will collect all donation until we have enough to honor someone with a Walter Zeller Fellowship.  Our Board of Directors will choose recipients of the awards.

Monthly or quarterly gifts: To make gifts directly to Kiwanis International, on a regular basis, monthly or quarterly, you will need a special form with your Club number and your Membership number, to give both the club and you credit for the gift(s).  

The following Bloomington Kiwanis Club members and friends have been designated as Walter Zeller Fellowship recipients:

   Jerry Ringer    Denny Feicke
   Tricia Shaw    Elizabeth Weir
   Andrea Raycraft    Gil Dorsey
   Wil Davis    Barb Nathan

 For more information or to become a Zeller Fellow, please contact Jerry Ringer and/or Andrea Raycraft to learn more and make your donation via the Kiwanis Club of Bloomington, Illinois Foundation, assuring credit for our club's donation.

Dear Andrea,