Kiwanis: Serving the Germantown Community

Taste of Germantown

TASTE OF GERMANTOWN 

Taste of Germantown, the Germantown Kiwanis Club’s annual Party in the Park, saw a huge turnout from the Germantown community. The fund raising event was held in Firemen’s Park on July 27, 2017. All Germantown residents were invited, and it looks like most of the village was in attendance.

Taste-of-Germantown-2017“It was way bigger than we ever dreamed it would be,” said Carol Miller, a Germantown Kiwanis Club member in charge of the event. “We’ve been promoting this event for four years now, and it looks like it really took off this year.”

Taste of Germantown is the a community event that the Germantown Kiwanis started four years ago to raise money for their ambitious project, the Gehl Performing Arts Pavillion. It  is a time for all Germantown residents to enjoy food and fun as local restaurants and eateries present some of their fine fair, and local entertainment groups show off Germantown’s talents.

First Bank Financial Centre here in Germantown was the featured sponsor for the event this year. Their participation has allowed us to expand our offerings making this year’s event a family friendly activity. A children’s play area, sponsored by Momentum Early Learning Center, included a bounce house, sensory tables, crafts, duck game, face painting and the Firemen’s Park Playground.

Taste of Germantown

Meghan Nunez receives four Green Bay Packer vs Los Angeles Rams pre-season tickets for winning the Kiwanis Packer Ticket Raffle. The raffle, held during Taste of Germantown, raised money for the Gehl Performing Arts Pavillion.

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 A full schedule of music and entertainment captivated parents and onlookers alike as some of Germantown’s many bands and jazz groups performed.
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It was the communities’ last chance to buy-a-brick for the Gehl Foods Performing Arts Pavilion which Kiwanis will build in Firemen’s Park. All proceeds from the night go toward the final funding to break ground on the Pavilion this fall!!

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Food & Drink Venders:

Buddah’s Food Truck

Roberts Frozen Custard

Bubs Irish Pub

Grinderville

La Cabana

Main Mill

Wisconsin Fried Cheese

Old Town Bier Stube

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Poms perform at Taste of Germantown

Intertainment will include music by:
Change Makers Jazz Combo

Dixielanders Dixieland Band

Muzik Bande German Band

G-town Poms

Cold Front Trombone Quartet

G-Town Wall of Sound

All-Star Jazz Crusaders Big Band

Wayne Guenther, Comedian

The Music & Entertainment Stage is sponsored by Goff’s Collision Repair Centers and Sobelmans Pub & Grill in Richfield, Wisconsin.

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What Is Kiwanis?

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. Kiwanians are volunteers changing the world through service to children and communities.

There are over 8,000 clubs in 96 countries with more than 260,000 adult members and approximately 320,000 youth.

Germantown, Wisconsin Kiwanis

Germantown Kiwanis has been serving the community for over 29 years. Its volunteers have raised funds to give back to the community and to help support Germantown youth with leadership programs in the Germantown schools at the elementary level with K-Kids, middle school level with Builder’s Club and high school level with Key Club. These clubs all help kids learn about the value of volunteerism in the community. In addition, Kiwanis awards educational scholarships; sponsors youth sports teams, works with the PTA to offer education grants to help teachers develop special educational programs in the classroom and other volunteer work to support youth and the community. To support these activities, Kiwanis organizes a number of fund-raising events including the Germantown July 4th Festivities, the Taste of Germantown events and the project to build the Gehl Foods Performing Arts Pavillion in Firemens Park.

The Kiwanis Club of Germantown, Wisconsin is proud to support youth in our community. We are a proud group of community volunteers comprised of individuals from a wide array of backgrounds. Some of our members volunteer as individuals, parents, educators, civic leaders, or business owners. Anyone who is interested in making Germantown a better place to live is welcome to join us!

Meetings

General weekly meetings are held at 7:30 am every Wednesday at Aldo’s Pizza in Germantown. General weekly meetings are often times informal, but a great time to discuss pressing needs of the group or simply to gain fellowship and learn more about our fellow Kiwanians and happenings in the community. If you are interested in joining or just want to learn more about Kiwanis, feel free to stop in.

If you or someone you know is interested in speaking at a Kiwanis Club meeting, please get in touch by email – contact@gtownkiwanis.org.

Meeting attendance is not mandatory for members, but is encouraged for all members.

If you are interested in learning more about our group, you are always welcome to attend any meeting!

Thank you for your interest in the Germantown Kiwanis.

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4th of July Celebration

Thank you to all our 2017 sponsors for supporting a great Germantown tradition.

Taste of Germantown

Thursday, July 27th at Firemen's Park

Performing Arts Pavilion

New Rendering of Performing Arts Pavilion

Breakfast With Santa

Breakfast With Santa, presented by the Germantown Kiwanis Club.

Christmas Festival 2016

The official start of the Christmas Season is the Germantown Christmas Festival and Parade.