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Flo's Garden Party Fundraiser at Robbins Hunter Museum

The Kiwanis co-sponsored the ACTION Ohio (501c3) fundraiser called "Flo's...

A Big Thank-You for a Memorable 4th of July

On behalf of the Kiwanis Club of Granville, I would like to recognize and sincerely...

Winners of 4th of July Trivia Challenge at Food Tent

Congratulations to Roger Dunifon, Christen Shore and Ann Tiffe, the winners...

Fireman claim victory in Whit's Banana Split Eating Contest

The Granville fireman defeatd the Granville police for a second consecutive...

Granville's Got Talent

Granville's Got Talent featured many local solo and small ensemble groups,...


A Big Thank-You for a Memorable Fourth of July

On behalf of the Kiwanis Club of Granville, I would like to recognize and sincerely thank the many individuals, businesses, organizations, and clubs that helped to make our annual Fourth of July celebration a tremendous success this year. 

A big thank-you goes to the Granville Foundation, who sponsored the entire fireworks display for the third year in a row. Their generosity and partnership allowed us to enjoy once again the magical tradition of sitting silently and securely, surrounded by family and friends, with the music and fireworks reminding us just how fortunate we truly are.

Our four-day street fair was made possible by the generosity of dozens of local individuals and organizations. These include Hope Timber Garden Center, Coughlin Automotive, and Whit’s Frozen Custard, just to name a few. It is always our local businesses that give their money and their time to make this event happen.  Shopping, dining, and utilizing local services are the best ways for us to thank them.  It is their presence that allows us to maintain the small-town lifestyle that we all cherish.

Behind the scenes, our Granville police and fire departments worked long hours to keep everyone safe and allow us to pull this event off logistically.  The second fireworks night was completely over and above for them!  Please give them a big thank you when you see them.

Thanks also to the many volunteers - individuals, groups, and especially the GHS Football team for helping us to execute the first year our ‘Going Green’ Zero Waste initiative.  Together we diverted 1.3 TONS of waste from the landfill to be either recycled or composted!

Personally, I would like to give special thanks and recognition to the 76 men and women of the Granville Kiwanis Club. This event is a team effort, and it is only through their hard work and dedication that we can continue this grand Granville tradition.

Lastly, our sincerest thank you goes out to all who came to enjoy our festivities and support our community. We look forward to seeing you next year!


Mike Birkmeyer, Chairman, Granville Fourth of July Celebration

Tim LePontois, President, Kiwanis Club of Granville


Congratulations to Roger Dunifon, Christen Shore and Ann Tiffe, 

winners of our 4th of July Trivia Challenge at the Kiwanis Food Tent.  

Day Y Noche, Broadway Pub and Taco Sherpa generously donated Gift Certificates.


Reminder: Deadline for the Photography Contest is July 31.

Click the "July 4th Events> Photography Contest" tab for more information.

Please share any photos or letters about the 4th of July with our club at 



Granville July 4th Celebration

July 2-5, 2014

Streetfair with rides, concessions and entertainment downtown on Broadway


Photo by Katherine Peden. 2013 Photo contest winner.

Fireworks at Wildwood, July 3rd *rescheduled

Food and refreshments at Wildwood starting at 7:30 PM

Parade, July 4th

Parade Entry Information

"Granville's Going Green" - 2014 Parade Theme 

Look for our new zero-waste recycling stations downtown!

Granville's Got Talent, July 4th

With special appearance by the Recliners!


Thanks to our Premier Sponsors:

Coughlin Automotive,

Hope Timber Home & Garden Center

Granville Foundation


Liberty Sponsors:

Whit's Frozen Custard of Granville & Heath

Ross Granville Market

Denison University


ParkNational Bank


July 4th Event Highlights:

Daily Entertainment, Click here for Schedule.

Fireworks*, July 3rd (rescheduled) at Wildwood Park

*Sponsored by The Granville Foundation. Food and entertainment!

Parade, July 4th at 10:45 AM, parade form

2014 Parade Theme "Granville's Going Green"

Video of the 2014 Parade: 

2014 Granville 4th of July Parade Timelapse

(Stage view 1):

(Stage view 2):

Firecracker 5 Miler*, July 4th at 7:45 AM GHS

*Sponsored by Granville Rotary. Register and park at GHS.

Granville's Got Talent, July 4th from 8-11 PM

With special appearance by The Recliners.

Photo Contest $100 Prize. Also see display at CVS window.


Support Kiwanis Visit our White tents, where you can purchase food, drinks and Whit's July 4th frozen custard. 2014 4th of July T-shirts for $10, while supplies last! Face Painting, daily trivia and service by Granville's Finest Kiwanians!

In 2014 Granville Kiwanis Celebrates 50 years of hosting the Granville 4th of July!

4th of July T-Shirts at the Kiwanis Food Tent. $10 each, while supplies last!

Click here for all event updates and schedules



Licking Co. Kiwanis 5K 

Click here for Race Results


Purchase Kiwanis' Pure Maple Syrup

Support the Kiwanis Club - Purchase our pure maple syrup from any club member or

Contact us by Email at

Limited supplies for sale at the historic Granville Inn and Whit's in Granville.

Ask about our new customized-labels and bottles for weddings and gifts!


Welcome to the Kiwanis Club of Granville, Ohio

"Kiwanis is a service organization of volunteers
Dedicated to Serving Children"

Join us at the Granville Inn each Monday night at 6:15PM


Calendar of Upcoming Events:

 Granville 4th of July Celebration:  July 2-5, 2014 (Wed-Sat) 

 4th of July Fireworks - Wed. 7/2/14, at Wildwood Park
4th of July Parade - Fri. 7/4/14, downtown Granville
Parade Theme: "Granville's Going Green"
Click here to download Parade Entry Form
Prospective Member Night - Learn more about our club, July 2014

Club Membership Information

Rent a Kiwanis Tent


Join the Granville Kiwanis at the Historic Granville Inn

Open Meetings every Monday at 6:15 PM

 Granville Inn, 314 East Broadway, Granville OH 43023, (740) 587-3333
Map and directions at

Programs and Meetings are Open to the Public!

Questions for the Granville Kiwanis Club can be directed to or Club President Tim LePontois 740-739-8537.
Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World!
About Heroes without capes from The World According to Mr. Rogers -
"When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm. They were spectacular and got a lot of attention. But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me." 

Thank you for supporting our annual club fundraisers and events:
Granville 4th of July, Pancake Day, Maple Leaf 5K, Christmas Tree Sales,
Maple Syrup Sales and Tent/Stage/Chair/Table rentals!

Rent a Kiwanis Tent 

Contact or Phone (740) 473-6804 to reserve.

Free installation and tear down.
* Kiwanis Tent Rentals include setup and tear down!
* Prices include labor (setup and tear down).
* Side curtains are available for $1 per foot.
* Table and chairs available.

White Pinnacle Tent 20ft x 60ft  $375
White Pinnacle Tent 20ft x 40ft  $325
White Pinnacle Tent 20ft x 20ft  $200
Blue & White Pole Tent 20ft x 60ft  $350
Blue & White Pole Tent 20ft x 40ft  $300