Civic Organizations

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Knights of Columbus - Council 1096

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Website http://kofcbloomingtonin.org/
Contact Bob Muldoon (Grand Knight)
Phone 812-340-7571
Email muldoo [at] yahoo [dot] com
Description Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.
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Indian Creek Lions Club

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Website http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/indiancreek/
Contact Lloyd Swango (Membership Chair)
Phone (812) 824-9771
Email lion [dot] watch [at] hotmail [dot] com
Hours Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month, 7pm; corner of Rockport and Tarkington Ln.
Description The Indian Creek Lions Club participates in state and international Lions Club activities, contributes to International Funds, participates with Midwest States in Leader Dog Program, provides some scholarships, eyeglasses (used glasses for donation to the needy), firewood, and minor home repair.
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Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1081

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Website http://lodge1081.moosepages.org/
Contact Bill Edwards (Governor)
Phone (812) 336-5281
Email LODGE1081 [at] MOOSEUNITS [dot] ORG
Address Moose Lodge
1580 W. Bloomfield Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description The Moose Community Service program of today and for the next century challenges people to become volunteers through membership in the Moose.
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Junior Volunteer Program

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000037
Phone (812) 353-9468
Address Bloomington Hospital
601 W. Second St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description The Junior Volunteer Program is an excellent opportunity for young people to learn about the world of healthcare. The program is open to teens who will be enrolled in high school in the fall or graduating in May.
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Ducks Unlimited

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Website http://www.ducks.org/indiana
Contact Frank Wolka (District 9 Chairman)
Phone (812) 333-0332
Description

Conserves, restores, and manages wetlands and associated habitats for waterfowl and other wildlife.

Additional Contact Fred Loehr (District 11 Chairman)
Email doadrake [at] aol [dot] com
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Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

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Website http://www.chamberbloomington.org/cwt/external/wcpages/index.aspx
Contact Christy Gillenwater (President and CEO)
Phone (812) 336-6381
Email info [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org
Address 400 W. Seventh St., ste. 102
P.O. Box 1302
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours Monday through Thursday, 8am - 5pm; Friday 8am - 4pm
Description The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping build better business and better community.
Additional Contact Heather Robinson (Vice President of Operations)
Email hrobinson [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org
Additional Contact Katie Bruhn (Administrative Assistant)
Email kbruhn [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org
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Eagles Lodge #1085

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Website http://foe.com
Phone (812) 339-9946
Hours 2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Description

The Fraternal Order of Eagles, an international non-profit organization, unites fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills, and by promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope.

Phone Fax: (812) 331-7060
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Bloomington Lodge 446

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Website http://www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?lodgenumber=446
Contact Melissa Wallace (Exalted Ruler)
Phone (812) 336-6387
Hours Sunday Closed, Monday 3 PM - 9 PM, Tuesday 3 PM - 9 PM, Wednesday 12 PM - 9 PM, Thursday 3 PM - 9 PM, Friday 12 PM - 9 PM, Sa
Description

The mission is to inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American Patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.

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Monroe County Extension Homemakers Association

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Website http://www3.ag.purdue.edu/counties/monroe/Pages/ExtensionHomemakers.aspx
Contact Emily Roth (Extension Educator, Health and Human Sciences)
Phone (812) 349-2575
Address 3400 S. Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Monday through Friday, 8am - 4pm
Description

The mission of the Monroe County Extension Homemakers is to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development, and volunteer community support. Call or leave a message for more information.

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Bloomington Central Lions Club

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Website www.BloomingtonCentralLions.com
Phone 219-851-4212
Email jwarfelj [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address PO Box 5962
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

Lions Club International is a worldwide organization with clubs in over 200 countries, including China and Iraq. The Bloomington Lions extend our service beyond city, state, and even national borders to programs and institutions. We support educational, health, and community initiatives in our area and welcome new members on a regular basis.

We welcome you to attend one of our meetings, which are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Post 18 (West 3rd Street, Bloomington IN)

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