Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk is composed of ''service minded'' individuals from throughout Avery County. Meetings:
Tuesdays, 11:30, at Holston Camp & Retreat Center. All interested individuals and vacationing Kiwanians are invited to come visit for lunch. Yearly events include the Woolly Worm Festival (co-sponsored with the Avery County Chamber), July 4th Party in the Park and Duck Race - Tate Evans Park Banner Elk, Kiwanis One Day Community Service Project and Trunk or Treat. For more information go to the club's website http://www.bannerelkkiwanis.org.