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  • Midge Lubot
    NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT KIWANIS FAMILY UPDATES MIDGE K. LUBOT JULY 8, 2011 Please send all announcements to by Thursday. All new
    Message 1 of 290 , Jul 7, 2011
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      JULY 8, 2011

      Please send all announcements to <events@...> by Thursday. All new announcements will be shown in blue each week, the announcements in green are for the District or Int’l. Events, the announcements in orange are for the Key Club, turquoise is for Circle K, purple is for the Builders Club, pink for the K-Kids and the announcements in maroon are for the Aktion Clubs.


      Thank you!!



      The new Family Membership Plan being offered in the New England District this year essentially means if one member of the family, or the household, is a Kiwanian, any other eligible family member or household member may join for half price. A club has the option of paying the entire $11.90 liability insurance from its community service account. If a club chooses this option, the following is the out-of-pocket costs to the club for a family member. If a club chooses to collect the $11.90 from the member, both columns below would need to be increased by $11.90. For example:

      Regular Membership Family Membership
      Kiwanis Int’l $42.00 Kiwanis Int’l $21.00
      NEDK $25.00 NEDK $12.50
      Magazine $  8.00 No Magazine $    .00
      Liability Insurance $    .00 Liability Insurance $    .00
      TOTAL $75.00 $33.50

      For more information, please contact your Lt. Governor or Past International Trustee and newly appointed NE Kiwanis Family Membership Chair Fred Bishop at 603-625-1555, email <fredwbishop@...>.

      Here is an example of a club that is charging dues of $115.00

      Regular Membership Family Membership
      Kiwanis Int’l $42.00 Kiwanis Int’l $21.00
      NEDK $25.00 NEDK $12.50
      Magazine  $  8.00 No Magazine $  0.00
      Liability Insurance $ 0.00 Liability Insurance $  0.00
      Club dues $40.00 Club dues $16.50
      Total collected from member     $115.00 $50.00



      Hello New England Kiwanians,

      As many of you know the Eastern part of Division 21 was hit on June 1ST by devastating tornadoes. Some of the areas affected are served by the Westfield, West Springfield/Agawam, and Springfield Clubs. 

      The city of West Springfield is housing about 150 families on the Big E fairgrounds. There are going to be many homeless families as a result of the homes being condemned as a result of the storm. The Kiwanis Club of West Springfield/Agawam (MA) has become very involved with helping the victims of the tornadoes. They can use help and support from the other clubs in our district. 

      For any clubs that can make financial donations, the West Springfield/Agawam Club has set up an account for tornado relief. 

      Make sure any donations coming by check have 'tornado relief' in the memo. 

      Payable to: Kiwanis West Springfield Agawam
      Mail to: New England Financial
      c/o Adam Zebian
      200 North Main Street Suite #17
      East Longmeadow, MA 01028

      To find other ways to aid in the tornado relief, there is a Facebook page for Western Mass Tornado Relief. The Real Estate Association of Pioneer Valley (RAPV) tornado relief pages for the following areas: West Springfield, Westfield, Wilbraham, South End, Monson, Island Pond, Brimfield, 16 acres, 6 corners, and East Forest Park.

      The mission of the West Springfield: RAPV Tornado Relief Facebook page is to assist in the relief efforts for all RAPV members who live in the West Springfield area that were affected by the recent tornado. We are seeking your time, services, and/or financial donations. Please make checks payable to RAPV Charitable Fund and in the memo line please write "Tornado Relief," and mail to RAPV, 221 Industry Ave., Springfield, MA 01104. If you can help in any way possible please “like” this page and then post your name, phone number, email, and assistance you can provide to the West Springfield community. The Team Leader for this community is April Cantell. She is performing a needs assessment for the community and based on that assessment she will further assist and direct you.

      Follow on FB
      for more details.

      For more information contact:
      April Cantell
      President, Kiwanis Club of West Springfield/Agawam

      You may also contact Denise Rueger, Lt Governor Division 21 <ltg21@...>


      July 11, 2011

      The Kiwanis Club of Barre (VT) is holding a chicken and rib barbeque on Monday, July 11TH at the Barre Town Recreation facility. This will celebrate their 62ND Anniversary. They were originally chartered on July 11, 1949.n The cost is $15.00 per person; please bring your own plates and silverware; BYOB (soda and water will be provided). Call Paula Dolan 802-476-7414 or email <jpdolan23@...> to RSVP by July 8, 2011.

      July 14-16, 2011

      The Kiwanis Club of Orono-Old Town Maine is hosting their annual Kiwanis Charities auction at the Forest Avenue Orono Auction grounds.  Giant yard sale, Book barn, Toy barn, Trash and the famous Treasures house.  Sporting goods, Furniture, Household items, Lawn, Garden, Tools and Antiques.  The New Merchandise and Items scheduled for Auction are displayed and bidding starts at 7PM nightly.  Not to be missed is the famous Orono–Old Town Kiwanis Hot Dog Booth.  Come and enjoy THE event and the camaraderie.  (Yearly the third week of July Thursday through Saturday) 
      Location: 17 Acres near the I-95 Forest Avenue overpass on the NW corner. Forest Avenue, Orono, ME. Gates open promptly at 5PM each night.

      July 14-17, 2011


      This annual event will be held from July 14TH through July 17TH. Community Service Groups are allowed to set up their fundraising booths. The Kiwanis Club of Revere (MA) will have a pool of ducks. For $1.00, you can pick a duck. Everyone wins a prize. Kiwanians, their friends and relatives are needed to work the booth. The hours are 10 until 6. This is a chance for raising the needed funds to support our community service projects and Kiwanis programs.

      July 18, 2011

      The Kiwanis Club of St Johnsbury (VT) has invited the Kiwanis Club of Hardwick (VT), our own District Governor Ron’s club, to a Bocce Match. It will be held at Barker Avenue in St Johnsbury beginning around 5. Come cheer on your favorite team!

      4th Annual Kiwanis One Klub Tournament

      Please join The Kiwanis Club of Marshfield (MA) for the 4th Annual Kiwanis One Klub Tournament on July 18TH. They will have a great day of golf at the beautiful Squirrel Run Golf & Country Club in Plymouth, MA (www.squirrelrungolf.com). The event will include a 4-person scramble. A Chicken & Ribs Luncheon and awards reception will follow the golf. They will again be giving a prize for the most “unusual” putter. Get those minds and hands working. Proceeds from the day will fund the Dick March Memorial Scholarship and other local Marshfield Charities. As in years past, if you want a cart, please call and reserve one beforehand. Special Offer: Included with your online registration is a 1-year subscription to Golf Digest (a $10 value). Click here for offer and refund details. Register now and remember to invite your friends to play. Just click on "Tell a Friend" and you can send them a link to this site automatically. Thank you for your support of the Marshfield Kiwanis

      July 25-29, 2011

      The Kiwanis Club of West Hartford (CT) is hosting their 6th Annual “Lose the Training Wheels” bicycle camp at Conard High School in West Hartford, CT. The camp is for children with special needs, ages 8-18 who want to learn to ride a bicycle without training wheels. The camp has been the only one of its kind in New England.

      Children from divisions around New England have benefited in so many ways, not only by learning to ride but by putting them on an equal level with other kids and increasing their self-esteem and independence. Other Kiwanis Clubs can support this effort in a variety of ways. To find out more, please contact Motkue or Claudia Bowles at <KiwanisWH@...> or call 860-313-0101 or email Tom Proietti or Erin Conneely at <lttw@...>. The benefits children gain from learning to ride is immeasurable! Help your division - we’ve had kids from Maine to CT participate!

      July 27, 2011

      The Kiwanis Club of Revere (MA) is selling Raffle tickets for the Red Sox vs NY Yankees game on August 7TH. Chances are 1 for $5, 3 for $10 and are available from Bill Barney at 978-977-2215. Drawing will take place at the July 27TH club meeting.

      August 3, 2011

      Win $3000 for only a $20 ticket!! The Sheffield Club is sponsoring a raffle with the winner getting a Caribbean Cruise for two worth $3000. The drawing is on August 3 at The Bridge restaurant in Sheffield. Tickets are only $20 each and are available now from any club member. Certain restrictions apply. Contact Dick Goodwin at Goodpad@... for tickets or more information. 

      August 10, 2011

      Kiwanis Club of East Boston 
      2011 Annual Senior Picnic
      Salem Willows - Salem, MA

      DATE: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 
      (Rain Date Aug 17th)

      TIME: Busses depart from EB Social Center at 9:00AM
      RETURN: Approximately 5:00PM

      Wear comfortable clothing
      Bring any medications you need to take
      Bring sun protection (hat, sunscreen, etc.)


      Monday, July 11th
      East Boston Social Centers GYM
      68 Central Square, East Boston
      10:30 am

      1. Registration fee - $2 (Includes Roundtrip bus, muffins & coffee in the morning, picnic lunch, ice cream cone and boat ride!!)
      2. 65 years of age or older
      3. Proof of East Boston residency  (Utility bill or ID)

      August 13, 2011

      This is a fundraising opportunity for any interested Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis Club of Greater Lowell (MA) is helping the Adagio Big Band with the program booklet for their 1st Annual Merrimack Valley Jazz Festival.  Any Kiwanis Club interested in selling ad space in the FULL COLOR program booklet gets 50% of the ad fee for their own club.  There are also opportunities to have a tent at the event to sell food or other things as an additional fundraiser.  Below are a few of the event details.  For more information on being part of this fundraiser contact Bethany Loveless, President of Greater Lowell Club at bethany.loveless@....  For more information on the Jazz Fest itself visit, www.adagioentainments.com


      Merrimack Valley Jazz Festival - Saturday, August 13th

      Save the date for the first annual Jazz Festival on the water. This 7 hour event will be filled with live music and family entertainment from multiple stages.  Bands include 23 piece Adagio Big Band, Greg Hopkins Berklee College of Music Faculty Big Band, and New Orleans Friends and Flavours, just to name a few.  

      AUGUST 13-14, 2011

      The Kiwanis Club of the Seacoast (NH) in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of Dover (NH), will be working two days of concessions at the Boston-Portsmouth Air Show at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in Newington, New Hampshire. They are expecting over 40,000 people in two days. If you are interested in volunteering some time on Saturday or Sunday to benefit our clubs fundraising efforts. Please contact Carolyn Patton Secretary of the Kiwanis Club of the Seacoast at <carolyn.patton@...>.

      August 16, 2011

      One can make a difference

      Windham County is a community filled with numerous opportunities for service.  Your name has been recommended as a potential member and we would like to invite you to join us, the 

      Brattleboro Kiwanis Club

      as our guest to our 

      Special Guest Night.

      The theme of Kiwanis is “Serving the Children of the World” and the focus of Kiwanis is on our youth and that is top priority for all of us.  Kiwanians can volunteer for the projects that they find appealing and fit their schedule.



      So please join us at: 

      The Kiwanis Shelter
      Brattleboro Memorial Park
      August 16th
      5:30 p.m.
      Hamburgers, hot dogs, salads and dessert

      We do hope you will join us for an evening of food and fellowship so we might share with you more about this great organization and how we, along with over 310,000 other members around the world, are seeing the good that we are doing in the lives of young people and how we contribute to improve the quality of life for children and families. 

      Please feel free to bring any additional guests with you that would be interested in hearing about our club and what we do for our community.

      August 18-21, 2011

      The 93RD Annual New England District Convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza HOTEL in Warwick, RI.  Information about the convention and the convention agenda HAS beEN sent to clubs. THERE WILL BE A DINNER EVENT ON Thursday EVENING FROM 5PM TO 10PM, A TRAIN RIDE AROUND NEWPORT WITH DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT. THERE WILL BE BREAKOUT SESSIONS ON Friday AND On Saturday, August 20th, the house of delegates session will take place. Elections will be held for District officers and action will be taken on proposed amendments to the district bylaws. Each club in good standing may have up to three voting delegates present for the house of delegates. The incoming Lt. governors will be delegates at large. The announced candidates are for Governor, vesta browne, for governor elect, george delisle and frank dennett and for district treasurer, motkue bowles.

      The eKiwanis Club of New England

      Invites You
      Take a Chance

      on a 

      New Apple iPad 2® 
      iPad Smart Cover®

      Raffle Tickets Available at the

      93rd Annual New England Kiwanis District Convention
      Crowne Plaza, Warwick, RI
    • Midge Lubot
      NEW ENGLAND & BERMUDA DISTRICT KIWANIS FAMILY UPDATES MIDGE K. LUBOT May 9, 2014 Please send all announcements to by Thursday.
      Message 290 of 290 , May 8, 2014
      May 9, 2014

      Please send all announcements to <events@...> by Thursday. All new announcements will be shown in blue each week, the announcements in green are for the District or Int’l. Events, the announcements in orange are for the Key Club, turquoise is for Circle K, purple is for the Builders Club, pink for the K-Kids and the announcements in maroon are for the Aktion Clubs.


      THANK YOU!


      MAY 14, 2014

      Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Lecture Series

      The Lecture Series will be combined with the Floating Hospital’s Pediatric Grand Rounds:

      Wednesday, May 14, 2014
      12 – 1 PM
      Wolff Auditorium
      Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

      Come hear the story of Dixie Coskie and her son, Paul who suffered a
      traumatic brain injury and their family’s struggle to understand and cope
      with his injury. Dixie has written a riveting book about their experience
      “Unthinkable, A Mother’s Tragedy, Terror, and Triumph through A Child’s
      Traumatic Brain Injury”.

      Their story is amazing, powerful and inspiring. All are welcome to attend.

      Victoria Guerina
      Program Specialist
      Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute
      Tufts Medical Center
      800 Washington Street #344
      Boston, MA 02111
      p: 617-636-6381

      MAY 16-23, 2014

      10th Annual Cruise to Division 26
      New England & Bermuda District of Kiwanis

      Join us in Bermuda in 2014!

      Our travel professional, Steve Shiff, suggests that you make your down payment for our Bermuda Cruise for 2014 now.

      Prices are going up, make your reservation before they rise again.

      Contact our Steve Shiff at Colby Corner Travel, 978-535-1952 or Bob Tandy, Cruise Committee Chair at 978-372-9890.
      You can also send an email to <bermudacruise@...>.

      See you on board!!

      MAY 17, 2014

      The Kiwanis Club of Meriden (CT) will clean up at Camp Nerden in Middlefield for their Kiwanis One Day Project.

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