Who are we

Community minded men & women dedicated to help the youth in our community

Kiwanis Club of Denver Tech Center

The Vision of the Kiwanis Club of Denver Tech Center Kiwanis is to be a positive influence in our community through volunteering our time so that one day, children will wake up with an understanding that we believe in them, will nurture them and provide the support they need to thrive.

Kiwanis International

The Kiwanis Club of Denver Tech Center is a member of Kiwanis International. which is an international service club organization with kids at heart. For more than a century, Kiwanis International has created opportunities for children to be curious, safe and healthy regardless of the community in which they live. It’s a mark we all proudly leave on the world.

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Kiwanis Rocky Mountain District

The Kiwanis Club of Denver Tech Center is a member of the Kiwanis Rocky Mountain District. The Rocky Mountain District has 18 Divisions that span Colorado, Western Nebraska & Wyoming. The District ensures the health of Kiwanis throughout the district ensuring the goals of Kiwanis International. The Rocky Mountain District has several projects that include Colorado Feeding Kids, Ronald McDonald House in Denver & Southern Colorado, Rose Hill House @ St Mary’s, Medical Center and Stars of Tomorrow. To learn more visit http://www.rmdkiwanis.com/

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Meet a few of our Amazing volunteers

Our members come from all walks of life and have a deep commitment to helping the children in our community and love to network and most importantly make new friends.

Rick Sutton - Volunteer

I am Rick, married to Bette and we have parented two grown up lads and are the grandparents of a grandson and daughter. I am in insurance and employee benefit sales and retirement/investment planning for the past 39 years. But being a former public school educator and coach, i have maintained a connection to youth of all ages and in numerous venues including coaching, officiating wrestling and baseball, HS Junior Achievement and literacy and social studies with elementary students. I was invited to speak to the Kiwanis club of DTC in the late 80's and was subsequently asked (and without hesitation) did join...That decision and my participation is one that i have always congratulated myself upon and is a core aspect of my life's work This is my second term as President and I have collaborated in numerous and greatly varied club sponsored activities and programs that are intended to support, benefit and advocate the youth (especially the disadvantaged) of our communities.

Mary Forhan - Volunteer

I am Mary. I have been a member of Kiwanis DTC since 2005 and have served as President, Secretary, Newsletter Editor, and Liaison for four different Kiwanis-sponsored student community service organizations including I Am Academy Builders and K-Kids, Powell MS Builders, and Rock Canyon HS Key Club. I am the Rocky Mountain District Administrator for Builders Club. I have a heart and passion for service and love the Kiwanis message, “Kids need Kiwanis.” Our outreach to children in need around the world makes a difference, “one child, one community at a time.” I am retired from full-time teaching but still have a part-time job as Vice-President of a small literacy company, Alphabet Workout, designed to teach children ages 3-6 to read. My other passions are family (we have three grown children) and travel and I love the adventure of seeing other people and other cultures around the world.

Keith Schupp - Volunteer

Hello, I am Keith Schupp, I am happily married with two adult children. My wife Melissa and I were fortunate to accept a job relocation to Colorado back in 2010. After a few years of reacquainting myself with the landscape, I was ready to re-focus my efforts by volunteering and serving others. Having been a part of Kids-n-Kinship and worked, for many years, with an organization similar to Big Brothers (and Big Sisters) back in Minnesota, I missed the direct involvement with children, after my move. Therefore, with encouragement of a fellow Kiwanian, I joined the Kiwanis Club of DTC in 2013, served as Club President in 2015-16 and I am currently on the Board of Directors. I am happy to say that we have a great group of members, we love to have fun while we are serving others and we accomplish many great things in the community. I am proud to be a Kiwanian!

George McDonough - Volunteer

I'm George and married to Melissa and we have a high school son named Michael. I've been a member of the club since 1993, have held many positions and currently the Fundraising Chair. Graduated from Duquesne University and have been in software sales for over 25 years. While I was in high school a service club member encouraged me to attend college. It was a life changing experience which has led to my commitment to be a role model to the youth in our community.

Frank Zieg - Volunteer

I am Frank, a father of two grown boys and married to Rosa. I've been a member of the Kiwanis Club of DTC since 2000 having held the position of president and now membership chair for over 8 years. I'm a Real Estate Executive with Remax Alliance.

Melissa Schupp - Volunteer

I am Melissa, and I am happily married to my husband, Keith. After moving from Minnesota to Colorado in 2010, mutual friends of ours introduced us to Kiwanis. Being new to the community, I have made great friendships through this service organization and able to give back in many ways. I am currently on the Board of Directors and on the Membership Committee. When I am not working as a Sales Coordinator, I enjoy spending time with my husband, playing with my dog Reagan, golfing, playing on our co-ed softball team and hiking in the mountains with friends.

O' Neill Quinlan - Volunteer

I am Neill Quinlan, been in this here club since the 1990's, appointed to Program Chair early on, never promoted, still doing it. My job is to get interesting speakers who visit us weekly. Career wise was Army Officer, who met and married Ellen, of Augsburg Germany, retired here in Denver, built a successful executive search firm, was elected to RTD Board a couple of times, currently a maker of fine wine, grandfather of three. Ellen and I have three kids; Pat CEO of one of Colorado's more successful start ups, Stefanie who lead's software project management for the city, and Marc an ER Doc, working in New Zealand thru August this year. Looking forward to meeting you.

Become a volunteer

Joining the Kiwanis Club of DTC is a great way to help children in our community, meet like minded folks and expand your network of friends. If you are interested, visit one of our weekly meetings and have breakfast on us. If you like what you see, turn in an application which can be found here at the Join us button.