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Kiwanis Peanut Day—Number 66

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On Friday, September 29, the Kiwanis Clubs of Evanston will be on street corners, near ‘el’ stops and the Metra, in front of grocery stores, selling peanuts to the public.   A yearly effort, the peanut sales helps each club raise funds to ‘serve the children of the world’, a cornerstone of Kiwanis  International.

Kiwanians embraced the peanuts as a way to raise funds and draw attention to the organization raising $77 million dollars nationwide since its inception.   “People are remarkably generous”, said Jim Wolinski, president of the Kiwanis Club of Evanston. “It’s not unusual to have people and corporations  make a contribution  because they know here in Evanston, the monies raised are given back to 20 plus programs serving  Evanston youth and children, in addition to two $1000 scholarships for Evanston Township High School students annually. 

If you are interested in ordering peanuts for your company or tailgate menu, please contact Jim Wolinski at 847-436-2042.   And watch for Kiwanians on September 29, on the streets of Evanston…they will be happy to sell  you some very fresh peanuts. 

 

 

 

 

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