Community Organizations

This alphabetical listing is provided as a service to anyone who wishes to learn more about Glen Carbon organizations. Links to some organizations below are available by clicking on the group name.

AARP Glen Carbon/Edwardsville 5523 Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center, 157 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary Contacts: John Flamer 288-9486
Meeting Times: Third Thursday at 1:00 pm
Meeting location: Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center, 157 N. Main Street
Description: For citizens 50 and older.

American Legion Post 435 190 N. Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Meets: Third Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
Primary contact: Ronnie Hicks, Past Post Commander
Description: Provides Support to Veterans
Phone: 618-288-7118
American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 435 190 N. Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Meets: Last Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 216
13216 St. Cecilia Church, 155 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary contact: Mark Faerber 288-3656.
Meets: Every Monday at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting location: Liberty Middle School; 1 District Drive; Edwardsville, IL 62025 (school year) St. Cecilia Church Family Life Center, 155 North Main Street (summer)
Charter Organization: St. Cecilia Knights of Columbus

Boy Scout Troop 1034
180 Summit Avenue, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary contact:  Eric Voss, 618-650-2099
Meets:  Every Monday at 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Glen Carbon Senior/Community Center (Once a month at the Old Village Hall at Old Town Glen Carbon)
Charter Organization:  Glen Carbon Kiwanis

Cub Scout Pack 4216
St. Cecilia Church, 155 N. Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary Contact: Patti Dettenmeier 288- 7353
Den Meeting Location: St. Cecilia Church Family Life Center, 155 North Main Street
Pack Meeting Location: St. Cecilia Church Parish Hall, 155 N. Main Street
Meets: Pack Meets Every 3rd Monday of the Month at 7:00 p.m
Charter Organization: St. Cecilia Knights of Columbus Council 13216

Cub Scouts Pack 4034
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary Contact: David Smith or (618) 288-3307
Meets: Click on link above.
Charter Organization: Glen Carbon Kiwanis

Edwardsville Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
1 North Research Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Contact: 618-656-7600
Mission Statement: Through commitment and involvement of its members, the Edwardsville-Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce provides leadership for the benefit of the business community by promoting economic opportunities, advocating the interests of business, providing Members with education and resources and encouraging mutual support.

Edwardsville Woodworkers
Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center
157 North Main Street
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary Contacts: 656-5040
Email Contact: Woodworkers
Meeting Times: Second Mondays at 7:00 pm
Meeting location: Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center, 157 N. Main Street

Friends of the Glen Carbon Library
198 S. Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034;
(voted Best Small Library in the United States 2010)
Meets: The fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m..
Meeting Location: The Glen Carbon Library, 198 South Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL
Phone: 288-1212
Email: Friends of the Library
Mission: The Friends of the Library is a not-for-profit, incorporated organization that promotes the importance and services of the library. The purpose of this group is to provide additional money for library materials, equipment, and other services that are listed on the library’s “wish list”. New members always welcome.

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois
Contact: #4 Ginger Creek Parkway, Glen Carbon, Illinois 62034 618-692-0692
Mission: Please refer to our website for a link for individuals to find out more information about the services for girls ages 5 -17.

Glen Carbon Kiwanis
P.O. Box 4, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Meets: Every Wednesday 6:15 p.m.
Meeting Location: Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center,151 N. Main Street
Primary Contact: Glen Carbon Kiwanis
Phone: 618-288-6275
Mission: Founded in 1915 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service- and community-minded individuals who support children and young adults around the world.

Glen Carbon Seniors
157 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Primary Contacts: Jim Kobler 288-0698, or Bill Newman 288-7748
Email Contact: Senior Group
Meeting Times: Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center, 157 N. Main Street

Junior Service Club of Edwardsville/Glen Carbon

Primary Contact: Shelly Wolf, President, 618-656-0788
PO Box. 414, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Meeting Times: Third Thursday of every month
Mission: The Junior Service Club of Edwardsville/Glen Carbon is a women's philanthropic, social, service club that strives to further interest among its members in the civic and economic welfare of our community. With activities throughout the school year, JSC members work closely with the Children's Museum in Edwardsville, the Glen-Ed Pantry, the Oasis Women's Center, Edwardsville School District 7, and many other local organizations to help raise funds for and provide service to our community.

Knights of Columbus Council 13216
St. Cecilia Church, 155 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Meets: Second and Fourth Wednesdays
Meeting Location: St. Cecilia Church
155 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL
Email Contact: Knights of Columbus Council
Phone: 618-288-3200
Mission: The Knights of Columbus are a Catholic Family Fraternal Society dedicated to the ideals of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. To join the St Cecilia Council, you must be Catholic male, 18 years of age or older, in Communion with the Holy See.

Knights of Columbus Assembly 3113
St. Cecilia Church, 155 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL  62034
Meets: 1st Thursdays
Meeting Location: St. Cecilia Church
155 North Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL
Email Contact: Knights of Columbus Assembly
Phone: 618-288-3200
Mission: The Knights of Columbus are a Catholic Family Fraternal Society dedicated to the ideals of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.  To join the St. Cecilia Assembly, you must be a Third Degree member and have been a member for at least one year in the Knights of Columbus.  The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism and to encourage active Catholic citizenship.  The Fourth Degree is perhaps the most visible arm of the Knights of Columbus and  can be seen in their ceremonial uniforms in parades and other special ceremonies.

Metro-East Model Railroad Club
180 Summit Street, Glen Carbon, IL
Primary contact: 931-1705
Meets: Every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting location: Old Village Hall, 180 Summit Street (Across from the Library)
Phone: 235-4877
Email: Railroad Club

VFW Post 2222 of Glen Carbon
190 N. Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Meets: Second Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: American Legion Post 435, 190 N. Main Street, Glen Carbon, IL
Primary Contact: Ron Hicks, 618-288-9747

Woodcarvers & Crafters
Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center 157 North Main Street
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Meeting Times: Every Thursday 9-11:30 a.m.
Meeting location: Glen Carbon Community/Senior Center, 157 N. Main Street

Your Community Foundation
P.O. Box 102, Edwardsville, IL 62025
Contact: David Gerber, Chairman
Phone: 618-659-6412
Email: Email Contact
Description of Organization: The Greater Edwardsville Area Community Foundation, established in 1997, is a charitable trust that receives, manages, and distributes tax-deductible charitable contributions for the benefit to the greater Edwardsville area communities and its residents.
The Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement and betterment of health and human services, education and scholarships, community projects, the arts, parks, conservation and the environment.