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Downs High School

Alumni Association

Jerry Knouf, President

Barbara Rannebeck, Vice-President 

Ginna Garey Sharp, Secretary 

 Kelly Meyer, Treasurer 

Meets as needed at Alumni Building

To become a member send info & dues to P.O. Box 93, Downs KS 67437

$10 per person per year


Downs Chamber of Commerce

Mandy Burda, President

Don Miller, Vice President

Cheryl Goheen, Secretary 

LaRhea Cole, Treasurer

Glenda Rothchild, Membership

Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at State Bank of Downs basement

Downs Community Connection

Amy Schmitt, President

Brittant Reinert, Vice President

Cheryl Goheen, Treasurer

Kelly Meyer, Secretary

Board Members:

Crystal Cline

Jennifer Bowles

Miranda Robinson

*Check out the Facebook page:

Downs Community Connection

Downs Arts Council

Sherry Knouf, President

Meet 2nd Tuesday each month

Meeting place - Downs Carnegie Library


Downs Rotary Club

Jesse Janssen, President

Meet every Tuesday at noon

Meeting place: State Bank of Downs, unless otherwise noted


Downs Lions Club

Allen DeBey, President

Meet 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month

Meeting place: Christian Church


Downs Historical Society and Railroad Foundation

Randy Dubbert, President

Quarterly meeting at Historic Downs Depot


Downs Enterprises

John Cary, President

Meets when needed as events dictate

Xi Theta Sorority

Ces Reinert, President

Meet 2nd & 4th Wednesdays in September, October, March, April

Meet 2nd Wednesdays in Nov., December, January, February, May

Meeting place - members’ homes


Downs Senior Citizens, Inc.

Quarterly meeting

Downs Senior Center


Knights of Columbus

Jim Neihouse, Grand Knight

Meet 2nd Wednesday of each month

Catholic Church basement


Waconda Lake Association

Waconda Lake, located just six miles east of Downs, offers great fishing and hunting for both small game and big game, as well as a variety of water sports.

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