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Community Service Organizations

The City of Wyandotte has several community service organizations which host community events, and provide a variety of services to our city. To have your service organization listed on our website, or to update your contact information, please email webcontent@wyan.org with the pertinent information.

The American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.

ACS offers a variety of free programs, services and information to cancer patients as well as the general public. For cancer information, please contact our 24 hour patient resource center at 1-800-ACS-2342 or by visiting www.cancer.org.

To become a local American Cancer Society volunteer, to find our more information about our signature Relay For Life of Wyandotte or to learn about how to fight back against cancer, please contact Community Representative Holly Soranno at 248-663-3452 or holly.soranno@cancer.org

Exchange Club of Wyandotte

Exchange Club of Wyandotte
c/o 2394 22nd St.
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Meetings: Tuesdays at 6:30. Locations vary, please call for more information.
Contact: Don Buhl
Exchange Club President
734-946-5099 x1313
www.nationalexchangeclub.org

Kiwanis Club of Wyandotte #1000

The Wyandotte Kiwanis Club was organized in 1923. We are the city’s oldest non-profit civic organization. Our organization focuses on projects addressing the needs of children, and the involvement for other charitable projects such as: Salvation Army Bell ringing, Meals on Wheels and Reading is Fundamental. Membership in our Kiwanis Club affords you the opportunity to work with others for the benefit of your community and the world. Likewise, the benefits to you as a club member are many: Friendships, civic contacts, informative and entertaining gatherings, and developments of personal leadership skills, opportunities for international understanding and fellowship, and a sense of accomplishment.

Meetings: Every Tues. at 12:00 pm at Whiskeys on the Water, 2903 Biddle, 2nd floor, Wyandotte, MI, 48192

Contact: Marge Ballheim
734- 281-0314
www.kiwanis.org

 

Knights of Columbus Council #1802

The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity. The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works. In order to become a member, you must be male and 18 years of age older, and Catholic. The Knights Daughters and Knights Squires program is also offered to children who wish to become involved with this organization.

The Knights of Columbus
2430 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192

Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month, 2430 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte

Contact: David N. Sledge
734-642-7230
dfm1964@sbcglobal.net
www.kofc.org

Knights of Columbus Corporation

Our hall is available for rent for weddings and events. Progressive Bingo is offered on Sundays. Doors open at 6:15.

The Knights of Columbus
2460 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
734-285-1530

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month, 2430 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte

Contact: Joseph Scalise

Lions International

Lions International sight and hearing conservation. Membership is open to all downriver citizens.

Meetings: Wednesday 12:15 pm at Polonus Restaurant, 1744 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte, Michigan.

Contact: Richard Bialobrzeski
734-283-2295

Rotary Club

Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

There are 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.
A qualified candidate for Rotary club membership is an adult of good character and good business, professional, or community reputation. The candidate must fit one of the following criteria:

• Holds or has held an executive position with discretionary authority in any worthy and recognized business or profession
• Serves or has served as a community leader
• Is a Rotary Foundation alumna

Meetings: Tuesday at 12:00 noon at The James R. DeSana Art Center, 81 Chestnut Street, Wyandotte
Contact: Vonda Cini, 13/14 Club President
3003 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte, MI 48192
734-285-2175
Send an email
www.wyandotterotary.org

Soroptimist International

Our mission is to improve the lives of woman and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Soroptimist International is in District III of the Midwestern Region. It is the largest volunteer classified women’s organization in the world.

Meetings, first Wednesday of each month at 6:15 pm at Portofino Restaurant, 3455 Biddle, Wyandotte.

Mary Pilon
President
Soroptimist International of Wyandotte - Southgate - Taylor
Cell Phone: 313–405-5807
www.simwr.org

Stop Underage Drinking/Drugs Downriver Coalition (SUDDs)

The Stop Underage Drinking/Drugs (SUDDs) Coalition is a volunteer organization consisting of community members from local schools, law enforcement agencies, city government, faith based organizations, the healthcare sector, businesses, and civic groups. The goals of the SUDDs Coalition are to use multiple strategies and evidence based practices to reduce underage drinking, tobacco use, prescription drug abuse and marijuana use while increasing community collaboration in the Downriver area. Meetings: Third Thursday of each month at 8:30am at The Guidance Center, 13101 Allen Rd. (Building 2) Southgate, MI 48195
Contact: Keri Marsh
734-785-7705 x7869 www.suddscoalition.com

Wyandotte Jaycees

Our mission is to create positive change within our organization and communities by providing young people with an organization of shared values through personal and professional development, social and cultural diversity, networking and community improvement.

Wyandotte Jaycees
P.O. Box 276
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
734-284-3861
info@wyandottejaycees.org

Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 at the Copeland Center, 2306 4th Street, Wyandotte.

Contact: Michelle Kelley, President
www.wyandottejaycees.org 

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