Serving the Children of the World
Barron Kiwanis Serves Breakfast for Barnebirkie Feb 19
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What’s the difference between the Barnebirkie and the American Birkie? ...


Our 2nd Half-Century of Service to Barron, WI
The Wisconsin Barron Kiwanians Welcome You !



In 1943 a group of men headed by Ingvald O. Hembre and Norman Kahl, formerly a Kiwanian, decided Barron needed a Kiwanis Club. The sponsor was the then 17 year old Rice Lake Club. An organizational meeting was held December 29, 1943, and by the Charter night on February 8, 1944, there were 78 men willing to attend. The men represented many diverse occupations. By July of 1944 seventeen of the original Charter night members remained in the club... [more history on Kiwanis]