Monday, April 8, 2024

2024 Tree Sales May 3-5


Golden K Tree sale returns for 2024 for just one weekend, May 3-5.

We offer 2-3 year old saplings. This is an excellent and inexpensive way to put some trees on your property.

You can put in a wind-break, create some shade, reforest cleared land, and fight global warming. 

Trees are just $3 each regardless of variety. 

We will be selling at Rotary Gardens Horticultural Center on 825 Sharon Rd, Janesville. This sale is held in conjunction with Rotary Gardens plant sale.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

2024 Truck On Ice Winners Announced!


Congratulations to the Winners!!

Thank you to all the players who entered the contest. Our contest depends on You!

Thank you to all the hard workers that made the 2024 contest possible. 

Thank you to the generous sponsors that will fund our charity work in 2024.

Best of luck to everyone. See you all next season!

John Janes draws a winning ticket.
Tyler Mosley, from Johnson Bank, records the winners as Greg Turco and Dave Thill look on.

Wednesday, December 13, 2023


Parker/Craig Closet Donation 
December 6, 2023

                  Jerry Langdok and Bruce Jorenby present a check for $2,500 each to 
                  Parker Advisor Deri Eastman and Craig Advisor Heather Last at Rotary
                  Gardens on December 6.   The money is used to help needy students
                  throughout the year and also help make their holidays a little brighter.
                  Thank you to all who donated and made this outreach a great success.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Jolly Jingle Parade
Janesville, Wisconsin
December 2, 2023

                                       John Janes and Ray Szczpaniak preparing
                                           the truck for the Jolly Jingle Parade

        Celebrating our Trunk on Ice Signature project in the Jolly Jingle Parade

                               Kids enjoying our truck decorated with lights as we 
                                pass by in the Jolly Jingle Parade.  The mission of
                                Kiwanis is "Serving the Children of the World."

Saturday, November 11, 2023

 Kiwanis Hixson Fellowship Award

    In 1983, the Kiwanis Children's Fund established the George F. Hixson Fellowship named for Kiwanis International's first president.   Hixson Awards are given when a donation of $1,000 is donated to the Children's Fund.  This award recognizes members who have contributed significantly to their local Kiwanis club.

At the November 1 Kiwanis meeting, President Bob Wilcox
and Past President Carl Cramer awarded 
Linda Bontly and Luci Cramer the Hixton Award

Kiwanis President Bob Wilcox and Kiwanis members who were past Hixson and Zeller Award winners

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Officer Installation for 2024

Blackhawk Golden Kiwanis
Breakfast/Awards/Installation of Officers
Rotary Botanical Gardens
October 4, 2023

         Carl Cramer, a past president, installs
         Robert Wilcox as 2023-24 President

                                             Past President Bruce Jorenby passes the
                                             gavel to Robert Wilcox

Thank you to our past officers for their fine work. Best wishes to the new officers. 

Kiwanis member Dale Henning receives
the Legion of Honor Award for 50 year membership.
Charles Mowbray also received the Legion of Honor Award
for 25 year membership.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Alzheimer's Walk
Janesville, Wisconsin
Saturday, September 23, 2023

                                          Maury Frey finishes the 2 mile Alzheimer's Walk

250 people walked in the Rock County Alzheimer's Walk at Palmer Park in Janesville.   Maury and 26 more family members walked to support Alzheimer's Research.  Their efforts resulted in donations totaling $7,600.   Golden Kiwanis members donated $2,000 of that total.   Thank you to all who made this a great success.