CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

This list is compiled and maintained by the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce. We welcome your corrections or additions. Please let us know by emailing the Chamber. The Chamber reserves the right to approve entries on this list.

Additional information about many of these organizations is available on the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library website.

ABWA – Ad AstraElaine Boose,

2165 E 250 Road, Lecompton, KS  66050

(H) 887-6474  (W) 270-7807 elaineboose@gmail.com

ABWA – Career ChapterBetty Barker,

PO Box 2221, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 783-4820    bbarker@jayhawkfile.com

ABWA – KEEN ChapterSue Buckley,

(W) 354-7000  sueb@dcstopeka.com

ABWA – ToWN ChapterTammy Mapes,

3908 Mission Court, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 271-9792  (W) 295-2428  tmapes@aol.com

ABWA – Washburn Student ChapterEileen Caspers,

624 SW 24th St., Topeka, KS  66611

(H) 221-0664  (W) 295-3041  ecasper@topeka.k12.ks.us

Adoption Concerns TriangleMarilyn Waugh,

411 SW Greenwood, Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 235-6122  waugh5@cox.net

Alpha Iota Omega Chapter of TopekaAletha Cushinberry,

PO Box 1994, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 267-7162  (W) 266-7102  acushinberry@att.net

American Sewing Guild – Topeka Neighborhood ChapterAne McMahan,

2233 SW Westridge Drive, Topeka, KS  66614  

(H) 271-1567   gram6sews@cox.net

Americans for Prosperity:

2348 SW Topeka, Suite 201, Topeka, KS  66611

(W) 354-4237  infoks@afphq.org

ARAB Shriners:

1305 S. Kansas Avenue, Topeka,KS  66612 

(W) 234-5656

Arrows in Flight Archery ClubAdam Teal,

(H) 312-1949  bownut0722@gmail.com

Artists Association of Topeka, Inc.Marian Chaffee,

3943 SE Croco Road, Topeka, KS  66609

(H) 266-7065   

Beta Sigma PhiJane Kelly,

2738 SW Santa Fe Drive, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 478-1198  (W) 806-4340  caribbeancruzn@yahoo.com

Boy Scouts of AmericaWayne Pancoast,

1020 SE Monroe St., Topeka, KS  66612

(W) 785-354-8541  jayhawk@bsamail.org

Brown Foundation:

PO Box 2338, Mission, KS 66201

(W) 235-3939  info@brownfoundationks.org

Bruce Whaley Spirit RideDarrell & Barbara Whaley,

3640 SE Arrowhead Dr., Tecumseh, KS  66542

(H) 379-0534    bjw219@aol.com

Capital City Barbershop ChorusRick Kready,

6024 SW 37th St., Topeka, KS 

(H) 271-4321  (W) 273-9514  info@capitalcitychorus.com

Capital City Gun ClubMorey Steinlicht,

P. O. Box 332, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 286-2292  (W) 478-4682  morey@capitalcitygunclub.com

Capital City Woman’s Christian Temperance UnionLois-Ann Beal,

1131 SW Urish Rd, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 272-1523 

Car Clubs – Contemporary Historical Vehicle Assoc.Mary Jean Flory,

714 SE Croco, Topeka, KS  66607

(H) 233-6715   luvrainbows@cox.net

 Car Clubs – Topeka British Car ClubCharlie and Melanie Hoch,

7071 Fountaindale Road, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 478-3799 choch@cox.net

Car Clubs – Topeka Classic Chevy ClubTod Ray,

PO Box 2626, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 554-1528   techofcarpet05@yahoo.com

Car Clubs – Topeka Corvette ClubClaudia Long,

7310 W. Lake Rd, Meriden, KS  66512

(H) 785-484-2788   cmlong3@yahoo.com

Car Clubs – Topeka Region AACA ClubHerbert Whitlow,

5035 SE 3rd Terrace, Tecumseh, KS  66542

(H) 379-5011   herbbarb.whitlow@sbcglobal.net

Cherished Doll Club of TopekaGlenda Ridgeway,

3430 SW Auburn Road, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 478-9665   Ridgeway1@cox.net

Civitan Club of TopekaDavid Hodges,

700 S. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS  66603

(H) 215-1785  (W) 235-1341  dhodges@capfed.com

Cosmopolitan Club – TopekaJuanita Parker,

2050 SE 93rd St., Wakarusa, KS  66546

(H) 836-2818  (W) 608-5514  juanita.parker@yahoo.com

Cosmopolitan Club – Emerald CityTrina Riley,

(H) 266-7582    

Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) – Topeka ChapterMuriel Morgan,

5823 SW 22nd St. Terrace # 1, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 228-0351   

Daughters of Isabella (Little Flower Circle #503)Betty Little,

3505 NW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS  66617

(H) 286-0486  (W) 233-5055 

Delta Sigma Theta SororityRhonda Babb,

PO Box 4917, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 266-8023  (W) 295-3358  rhondo1956@aol.com

Emerald City Cosmopolitan ClubJuanita Parker,

630 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS  66603

(W) 232-3432  wandajean46@yahoo.com

Euclid Lodge #2 F & AM P.H.A.Henry Holley,Jr.,

1218 Lane, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 357-1843   

Friends of the Topeka ZooKate Larison,

635 SW Gage, Topeka, KS  66606

(W) 368-9162  katel@fotz.org

German-American Club of TopekaDennis Peerenboom,

PO Box 67022, Topeka, KS  66667

(H) 608-4914    dgpeerenbom@gmail.com

Great Plains Balloon ClubNick Stroup,

415 Eagle, Silver Lake, KS  66539

(H) 582-5869   

Heartland BMXMike & Margy Walter,

208 SW Fillmore, Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 221-9522  (W) 271-1269  walter4760@cox.net

IBSA, Inc.W. Lazone Grays,

629 SE Quincy #102, Topeka, KS  66603

(W) 422-0761  admin@ibsa-inc.org

Indep. Order of Odd Fellows/Rebekah LodgeChristine Kramer,

228 NW Circle St., Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 357-1036  (W) 913-344-5986  christinekramer2@aol.com

Jack and Jill, Inc.Jenice Parks,

P.O. Box 1321, Topeka, KS  66601

(W) 233-1785 

Junior League of TopekaStacie Borjon,

719 SW Van Buren, Ste 201, Topeka, KS  66603

(H) 273-0830  (W) 273-0830  email@jltopeka.org

 Kansans for Life, Topeka ChapterJeanne Gawdun,

929-A South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS  66612

(H) 266-5730  (W) 234-2998  topeka@kfl.org

Kansas Canoe AssociationDr. Tom Covert,

5445 SW Urish Road, Topeka, KS  66610

(H) 478-0275    covop1@yahoo.com

Kansas Association of WoodturnersGarth Renken,

7038 SW 61st Street, Topeka, KS  66610

(H) 478-4943     kswdtrnr2@aol.com

Kaw Chapter International Association of Administrative ProfessionalsTammy Mapes,Director,

3908 Mission Court, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 271-9792  (W) 295-2428  tmapes@aol.com

Kaw Valley Cat Backers ClubNeal Spencer,

4620 NW Timber Ct., Topeka, KS  66618

(H) 554-6205    neal.spencer1@gmail.com

Kaw Valley Wood CarversMike Keil, President,

PO Box 4384, Topeka, KS  66604

carving@kawvalleywoodcarvers.org

Kiwanis – Berryton ClubBetty Snoddy,

(H) 862-723     betty.snoddy@gmail.com

Kiwanis – DowntownDavid Brevitz,

3623 SW Woodvalley Terrace, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 266-8769    davidbrevitz@att.net

Kiwanis – Southwest TopekaAmy McLaren,

(H) 273-4262   amy@themclarens.org

Kiwanis – TecumsehLarry McCammon,

6535 SE 2nd Street, Tecumseh, KS  66542

(H) 379-0866  (W) 435-2017  Larry_McCammon@yahoo.com

Kiwanis Club of North Topeka, Inc.Charlotte Sherman,

1101 SW 10th St., Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 969-1526  (W) 233-9815  charlottes@ymcatopeka.org

Kiwanis Club of Topeka – 4th Degree of K of CJose Hernandez,

1115 NE Seward Avenue, Topeka, KS  66616

(H) 220-3784     josehriverrat@sbcglobal.net

Knights of Columbus – Council #11777Art Balandrand,

4544 SE 26th Terrace, Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 221-4101  

Knights of Columbus – Council #13012Galen Greenwood,

PO Box 5087, Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 806-7344     gdsmgreenwood@yahoo.com

Knights of Columbus – Council #2608Pat Baker,

236 NE Lyman Road, Topeka, KS  66608

(H) 233-0167  (C) 230-2449 plblyman@att.net

Knights of Columbus – Council #4254Joseph Hoytal, Sr.,

3612 SW 17th St., Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 273-0332     jhoytal@cox.net

Knights of Columbus – Council #534Vincent Melvin, III,

6016 SW Fairlawn Drive, Topeka, KS  66619

(H) 862-6569    vbcba@aol.com

Knights of Columbus – Council #8059Mark Baum,

1114 SW 10th St., Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 318-0398    markbaum@gmail.com

Knights of Columbus – Council #8411Eric Nichol,

5973 SW 25th St., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 271-1995    ewnichol@sbcglobal.net

KU Alumni Assoc. – Shawnee County ChapterTracy Keegan,

3024 SW Jewell, Topeka, KS  66611

(H) 266-5063  

League of Women VotersMarge Ahrens,

1238 SW Mulvane, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 232-1947  mrcpasw@gmail.com

Lions Club: Topeka Lions ClubSpencer Smith,

3109 SW Meadow Lane, Topeka, KS  66614

(W) 633-8321  slsmith@cjnetworks.com

MANA de TopekaLinda Vargas,

PO Box 703, Topeka, KS  66601

info@manatopeka.org

Marshall’s Civic BandTodd Manning,

3400 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 272-174  (W) 272-1740  manningmusic@yahoo.com

Mom’s Club: Capital City Mom’sMaria Carr,

225 SW Yorkshire, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 228-2459    

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD):

3601 SW 29th, Ste. 211,Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 271-7525  (W) 1-800-228-6233  state.ks@madd.org

 NAACP – National Assocation for the Avancement of Colored PeopleRev. Ben Scott, Sr.,

PO Box 1451, Topeka, KS  66601   

(W) 266-2227  naacptopeka1@att.net

 NARFE – National Active and Retired Federal EmployeesJim Miller, 7220 SW Asbury Dr.,

219-W, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 478-0651   snyderfan89@sbcglobal.net

 National League of  American Pen WomenAnne Hochscheid,

1962 Regency Parkway, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 272-8165   gis@ksu.edu

 Optimist – Downtown Topeka ChapterWilliam Kastens,

1824 SW Village Drive, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 272-2604     bmk1930@sbcglobal.net

Optimist – Shawnee Heights ChapterTom Langer,

4650 SE 28th St., Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 379-9980  (W) 554-7226  tlanger@cox.net

Optimist – Southwest ChapterTrudy O’Shea-Weir,

641 NW Walnut Lane, Topeka, KS  66617  

(W) 817-1577  tosheaweir@childally.org

Optimist – Sunrise ChapterFrank Yeoman,

PO Box 8816, Topeka, KS  66608

president@sunriseoptimist.org

Optimist – Sunset ChapterArnol Jack,

2745 SW Villa West Dr., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 273-6675   

Optimist – White Lakes ChapterJoe Steffen,

811 SE Baldwin, Topeka, KS  66607

(H) 232-142   jsteffen@gtrust.com

Order of Eastern Star – Beulah Chapter #34Charmaine Olson,

3921 SW 39th Terrace, Topeka, KS  66610

(H) 266-6382 

Order of Eastern Star – Grand ChapterHelen Ohlsson,

3400 SW Van Buren Ave., Topeka, KS  66611   

(W) 234-5743  oes-ks@sbcglobal.net

Order of Eastern Star – Helena Chapter #210Muriel Meierhenry,

2336 SW Mayfair Place, Topeka, KS  66611

(H) 267-0338   murt@cox.net

Performing Arts For Children, Inc.Cathy Wassinger,

PO Box 4532, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 249-4951   

Pet Assistance Network of Topeka (PANT)Ruth Maus,

5431 SW 29th St., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 270-8104 (W) 271-8069  ContactUs@topekapant.org

Radio – Kaw Valley Amateur Radio ClubCindy Watson,

3437 NW Silver Lake Rd., Topeka, KS  66618

(H) 228-1725  (W) 232-0497 

Red Hat Society: For contact info on the 24 clubs in the Topeka area, go to redhatsociety.com

Rotary – Topeka NorthDennis Reedy,

1936 NW Tyler, Topeka, KS  66608

(H) 233-9815   dennisr@ymcatopeka.org

Rotary – Downtown Topeka RotaryBlanche Parks,

420 SE Sixth Avenue, Topeka, KS  66607

(H) 232-7216    blanchep@sbcglobal.net

Rotary – Topeka South RotaryPenny Morgan,

PO Box 194, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 273-7209  (W) 271-1033  pmfs@swbell.net

Rotary – Topeka WestDon Lumpe,

3442 SW Belle Ave., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 273-1188  (W) 640-5209   ddlumpe@yahoo.com

Santa Fe BandJohn Spain,

6849 SE Berryton Road, Berryton, KS  66409

(H) 862-1624    jvspain@aol.com

Saturday Women’s Connection of Topeka, KS (formerly Christian Business & Professional Women)Deanna Roudybush,

3530 SE Tomahawk Ct, Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 266-2543 droudybush@doglegs.com

Sertoma – Evening Club of TopekaJulie Hejtmanek,

PO Box 797, Topeka, KS  66601

(W) 235-5678  juliehejtmanek@ksjustice.com

Sertoma Club – Golden CityJulie Hejtmanek,

PO Box 797, Topeka, KS  66601 

(W) 235-5678  juliehejtmanek@ksjustice.com

Sertoma Club – Topeka HeartlandJulie Hejtmanek,

PO Box 797, Topeka, KS  66601  

(W) 235-5678  juliehejtmanek@ksjustice.com

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)William D. (Bill) Bunten,

120 SE 6th, Topeka, KS  66603

(H) 271-8200  (W) 271-8200  score@topekachamber.org

Shawnee Boat & Ski ClubMembership Chair,

P.O. Box 1384, Topeka, KS  66601   

clubinfo@cox.net

Shawnee County Allied Tribes, Inc.Paul Williams,

P. O. Box 750284, Topeka, KS  66675

(H) 220-3113  big_steps@cox.net

Shawnee County Extension Master GardenersAlice Brooks,

1740 SW Western, Topeka, KS  66604  

(W) 232-0062  abrooks@ksu.edu

Shawnee County Historical SocietyDebra Bisel,

PO Box 2201, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 228-0738  (W) 234-6097  shawneecountyhistory@gmail.com

Shawnee County Landlords Assoc.Margie Eklund,

P. O. Box 2025, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 266-4818     deklund@cox.net

Shire of the Crescent Moon – Society for Creative AnachronismJillian Ericson,

3537 SW 37th St., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 224-0665   sakuraihajime@yahoo.com

Society for Human Resource Management – Topeka ChapterSherri Workman,

PO Box 2006, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 228-2426  (W) 232-8505  dina.cox@healthsouth.com

Sons of the American Revolution – Thomas Jefferson ChapterRoger Johnson,

PO Box 4715, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 273-0898    secretary@ksssar.org

Soroptimist International of TopekaGretchen Gleue-Woody,

PO Box 763, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 221-0501     info@soroptimisttopeka.org

Sports Car Club of America – Kansas Region: Linda Duncan, Regional Executive

6700 SW Topeka Avenue, PO Box 19400, Topeka, Kansas 66619
(c) 303-229-0176  trss@scca.com

St. Francis Health Center Community PartnersAvis Cowhick, Co-facilitator,

110 SW The Drive, Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 234-0065    

Standing Bear Intertribal BrotherhoodChristian Kramer,

228 NW Circle St., Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 357-1036  (W) 633-5918  chrskramer@aol.com

Stormont-Vail HealthCare Auxiliaryc/o Volunteer Office,

1500 SW 10th Street, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 256-6600  (W) 354-6084  brice@stormontvail.org

Sunflower Striders Running ClubBrad Rhoden,

5626 SW 36th Terr., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 273-6331  (W) 296-6022  striders@sunflowerstriders.org

Sweet Adelines – Sunflower Harmony ChorusPat Hippen,

5974 SW Christina Ct., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 272-0570  madmeqre@juno.com

Telecom Pioneers, Topeka Life MembersDixie Womack,

7140 Wattling Ct., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 478-9524   

Toastmasters – HeartlandDianne Lawson,

2400 SW 22nd Park, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 232-2836  (W) 232-2836  Cappie0113@aol.com

Toastmasters – Power SpeakersChristine Kramer, DTM,

228 NW Circle St., Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 357-1036  (W) 224-1685  christinekramer2@aol.com

Topeka Active 20-30 ClubWade Jueneman, McElroy’s Inc.,

3209 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS  66611

(H) 217-767  (W) 217-767  wade.j@mcelroys.com

Topeka Area Society of Manufacturing Engineers (TASME)Eileen Caspers,

(H) 221-0664  (W) 295-3041  ecasper@topeka.k12.ks.us

Topeka Art GuildBarbara Ballentine,

5331 SW 22nd Place, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 273-7646  (W) 273-7646  bballentine@cox.net

Topeka Association for the Visually ImpairedMichael Byington,

909 SW College, Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 221-7111     byington@cox.net

Topeka Audubon SocietyCarol Morgan,

2607 SW Westport Dr.,Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 272-6766   crxmorgan@aol.com

Topeka Beautification Assn.Bill Stumpff,

1147 SW Wayne, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 232-3192  (W) 228-6236  w.stumpff@att.net

Topeka Business Professional Women’s Club (BPW)Leona Brinkmeyer,

2530 SW Eveningside Dr., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 272-4698     

Topeka Center for Peace & JusticeDr. Jim McCullough,

2914 SW MacVicar Avenue, Topeka, KS  66611

(W) 232-4388  topekacpj@aol.com

Topeka Chapter of Links, Inc.Glenda DuBoise,

PO Box 692, Topeka, KS  66601 

(W) 862-1998  duboise@sbcglobal.net

Topeka Chess ClubKit Beatty,

1401 SW Burnett Road, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 272-9587    mkbeatty1@cox.net

Topeka Civic Theatre & AcademyVickie Brokke,

3028 SW 8th Street, Topeka, KS  66608

(H) 608-5758  (W) 357-5213  vickie@topekacivictheatre.com

Topeka Community Concert Assn.Gary Johnson,

3502 SE 36th St., Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 267-7913   

Topeka Council of Garden ClubsMarian Brumley,

1184 Wayne, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 357-4636   

Topeka Festival SingersLeah Gaber-Marshall,

1293 SW Medford, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 234-3434  (W) 221-8424  leahmarshall@kirkandcobb.com

Topeka Gem & Mineral SocietyMillie Mowry,

1934 SW 30th, Topeka, KS  66611

(H) 267-2849  Rock2Plate@aol.com

 Topeka Genealogical SocietyBarbara LaClair,

P. O. Box 4048, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 233-5893  (W) 233-5762  president1@tgstopeka.org

Topeka Handweavers & Spinners GuildMarcia Wade,

910 NW 39th St., Topeka, KS  66618

(H) 286-1119     moremore71@sbcglobal.net

Topeka High School Historical SocietyJoan Barker,

800 SW 10th St., Topeka, KS  66612  

(W) 295-3200  thshs2001@yahoo.com

Topeka Horseshoe AssociationTerry Cuthbertson,

4222 SW Moundview Dr., Topeka, KS  66610

(H) 267-6016  topekahorseshoe.com

Topeka Jayhawk ClubDusty Wagoner,

PO Box 67694, Topeka, KS  66667

(H) 271-9156  (W) 271-9167  smokinsandman@gmail.com

Topeka Jazz Workshop Band, Inc.Jere Herring,

414 SE 35th Terr., Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 266-9285   jere@networksplus.net

Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc. (concert series)Marcene Grimes,Executive Director,

PO Box 452, Topeka, KS  66601

(H) 379-5169  (W) 379-5169  mgrimes14@cox.net

Topeka Kennel ClubRuth Tessendorf,

521 SE Woodland, Apt. C, Topeka, KS  66607

(H) 608-5713    dogshojudge@yahoo.com

Topeka Model Railroaders N-TRAK ClubBob Wright,

5200 SW 28th St., Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 273-7835    

Topeka Opera Society. & Concert Assn. (TOSCA)Gloria Baker,

PO Box 4025, Topeka, KS  66604

(H) 273-1140  Baker3635@aol.com

Topeka Stamp ClubBill Johnson,

(H) 233-0906 williamdaddy51@aol.com

Topeka Symphony LeagueAnne Haflich,

6723 SW Swonthold, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 478-0031    

Topeka Symphony SocietyKathy Maag,

P. O. Box 2206, Topeka, KS  66601 

(W) 232-2032  kmaag@topekasymphony.org

Topeka Women’s USBC Bowling AssociationBev Harding,

2506 SE Gemini, Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 266-5712

USS Topeka Booster ClubKevin Drewelow,

2725 SW Staffordshire Road, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 272-4916  (W) 861-4535 

USS Topeka Booster ClubBob Rowland,

3400 SW 33rd Terrace, Topeka, KS  66614

(H) 272-9519  (W) 221-7991  SVT854@cox.net

Washburn Alumni AssociationSusie Hoffmann,

1700 SW College, Topeka, KS  66621

(H) 670-1641  (W) 670-1643  susie@washburn.edu

Woman’s Club of TopekaJoAnne Kensinger,

5221 SW West Dr., Topeka, KS  66606

(H) 272-5381  (W) 272-5381 

Women’s Connection sponsored by Stonecroft MinistriesRita Pettit,

2548 SE Lakeshore Blvd., Topeka, KS  66605

(H) 266-4062  ritarpetit@scbcglobal.net

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