District Convention 2018

The 59th Illinois-Eastern Iowa District Convention (DCON) is an opportunity for all clubs to come together for a weekend of celebration – with club awards, service ideas, district officer elections, membership recruitment workshops, amendments, club officer advice, and games and activities. All clubs are highly encouraged to apply for the many club awards we offer, as well as consider running for a district office or applying for a scholarship. Bring your club members and rock out to a great year of service!


Go to this website: https://iikiwanis.formstack.com/forms/2018ckidcon 

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Cost $96

Registration includes Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday Breakfast, Convention Materials and Entertainment.

Hotel reservations are to be made by the attendees. Registration cost does not include housing.


Deadline: February 15, 2018

Cost: $105.00 plus tax per night.

Crowne Plaza
3000 S. Dirkensen Pkwy.
Springfield IL, 62703

Attendees are to make their own reservations for this event.

Contact: Miranda Malinowski, DCON Chair: dconchair@iicirclek.org with questions, comments, or concerns or more information

Holiday Embrace & Winter Escape 2018

I would like to invite you and your club to I-I Circle K’s annual Holiday Embrace and Winter EscapePlease free to share this with your clubs, members, family, friends, and guests you’d like to bring. Anyone is welcome to attend this event and all the funds raised will go towards the Kiwanis Neuroscience Research
When: January 5-6, 2018
Where: Westin Chicago Northwest
Registration Cost: $50 ($20 for dance-only)
Hotel Rate: Discounted rate of $88/night
Registration Deadline: Dec. 30, 2017
Hotel Booking Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017
Shirt Order Deadline: Dec. 19, 2017
Holiday Embrace is a formal evening dinner and dance with auctions(one of the auction items include 4 Disney theme park tickets!), 50/50 raffle, and other fundraisers to raise money for our district project: The Kiwanis Neuroscience Research Foundation. You’ll also hear from campers from Camp Independence (an awesome camp where kids with spinda bifida and other spinal cord disabilities can learn to be independent, develop character, and make friends), and our speaker who will talk about the district project.
Winter Escape is the casual event before Holiday Embrace that is focused on fellowship and service. Attendees will get the chance to hang out with people from other districts while giving back to the community and having fun. Friday night we will host fellowship activities, midnight food run, and hold the most awaited Mr and Ms. Sub C Pageant! Saturday before Holiday Embrace begins, we will be volunteering at Feed My Starving Children, having lunch, and doing in-house projects. 
Friday, Jan 5th
7:30pm – Registration
8:00pm – Welcome
8:30pm – Mr. and Mrs. Sub C Pageant
10:00pm – Fellowship
Saturday, Jan 6th
9:00am – 11:00pm: Service Opportunity #1 | Feed My Starving Children
9:00am – 11:00pm: Service Opportunity #2| Onsite Project
11:00am – 1:00pm: Lunch on your own
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Service Opportunity #2 | Onsite Project
5:30pm: Holiday Embrace Registration Opens
6:00pm: Doors Open
6:30pm: Dinner
8:00pm-midnight: Dance

District Convention 2017

You are invited to the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District’s 2017 District Convention!

This is an opportunity for all clubs to come together for a weekend of celebration – with club awards, service ideas, district officer elections, membership recruitment workshops, amendments, club officer advice, and games and activities.

When: March 4-5, 2017
Where: Doubletree in Oak Brook
Cost: $75 + hotel ($105+tax, per room)

Awards Deadline: February 12, 2017
Registration Deadline: February 26, 2017
Candidate Filing Deadline: February 20, 2017

All forms for registration, awards, candidate packets, and more can be found at the registration site:

Holiday Embrace & Winter Escape 2017


You are invited to the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District’s 2017 Holiday Embrace and Winter Escape.

Holiday Embrace:
Join us in Oak Brook for a funky fresh weekend – dinner and dance, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, photobooth, and lots more.
Dance the night away to some funky fresh tunes while raising funds to suport the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District Project: the Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation.

Funds raised will help to fund researchers who are working to develop a cure for various types of Spastic Paralyses. For over 60 years, the Kiwanis Family of the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District has been working to support the foundation.

Winter Escape:
Join us Friday evening and Satuday morning for Winter Escape! Before Holiday Embrace begins, join Circle K’ers from across Subregion C as well as other districts for some service, fellowship, and leadership.

On Friday, we will kick off the night with the Mr. and Ms. Sub C Pagaent where contestants compete for the coveted crowns.

On Saturday, we will be spending the day serving the Schaumburg area and volunteering with Feed My Starving Children and packing meals for hungry children around the world.

Visit tinyurl.com/funkyfreshfellowship to register and get more info!

Important Dates:
December 30 – Hotel Book Deadline
December 28 – Shirt Order Deadline
January 2 – Registration Deadline
January 4 – Checks due to Office, if paying by check