Name Position
Braden, Paul President
Reid, Mark Secretary
Roethemeyer, Gordon Second vice president
Schneider, Ron Treasurer
Warren, Jim President Elect


Name Chairs Description
Back To School Link
Nikels, Diane
Gerdes, Cheryl
Annual event in August purchasing and distributing school supplies and backpacks to kids in the area through the United Way.
Board of Directors
Braden, Paul
Consists of 6 or 7 elected Board members along with the 6 Officers including the Past-President
Budget Committee
Schneider, Ron
Determine budget for the next fiscal year
Dobytown Garage Sale
Wymore, Dallas
Stritt, John
Held once every two years in June. Committee helps plan and organize event.
Dobytown Junction-Children's Museum
Braden, Paul
Design, construct and maintain train exhibit at KidZone including track cleaning
Eliminate Project Committee set to provide guidance in raising funds and awareness for the International Proejct to Eliminate NeoNatal and Maternal Tetanus
Habitat For Humanity
Kempf, Fred
Pickens, Charlie
Member group who are involved regularly in Habitat for Humanity Projects
Harvey Park Concession Stand
Wymore, Dallas
Plan yearly schedule and run concession stand.
Highway 44 Trash Pickup
Kuskie, Larry
Bi-Annual Clean up of two miles of Highway 44 south of Kearney
Hug-A-Bear Committee
Nikels, Diane
Raise funds to buy Teddy Bears to give to Children in emergency situations.
Kearney Children's Museum Free Family Fun Night
Braden, Peggy
Organize and plan a free event on the third Thursday in March for area families to learn about and play together at KidZone, the Kearney Area Children's Museum
Kearney Children's Museum Science Zone
Petersen, Jim
Petersen, Suzanne
Plan, develop and maintain the KACM Science Zone
Kearney children's Museum Train Playroom
Braden, Paul
Develop and maintain the wooden track Train Playroom
Motorist Assistance Program
Dawes, Marv
Volunteers helping stranded motorists on I-80 between Elm Creek and Grand Island
Braden, Paul
Dobytown Kiwanis Leadership
Stuff the Bus
Roethemeyer, Gordon
A fundraising event held during the last weekend of July to collect school supplies and funds for Back to School Link-Backpacks and school materials for Kids in need.
Stritt, John
Committee whose members support and mentor youth in the community.