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  • Midge Lubot
    NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT KIWANIS FAMILY UPDATES MIDGE K. LUBOT August 3, 2012 Please send all announcements to by Thursday. All new
    Message 1 of 290 , Aug 2, 2012
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      August 3, 2012

      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!


      Greetings Fellow Kiwanians:

      Our District Convention is Just Around the Corner: August 16-19. Don't forget to register!

      Some can commute for a day. Saturday is a great day to attend training and meet your new District Officers.

      The Convention is a great way to meet fellow Kiwanians and share ideas as well as learn what's new in Kiwanis.

      In workshops you can always find a new friend to Share your Kiwanis Story and maybe you'll find a new way to spiff up your meetings so attendance improves.

      We sincerely hope you will make an effort to attend this conference. We are celebrating 25 Years of Women in Kiwanis.

      Division 19 has been researching the sights in the Twin Cities of Fitchburg and Leominster, MA and all the Surrounding Towns. There are many points of interest to visit while you are at our convention as well as informative workshops for all.

      Stop by the Welcome Table to learn what sights Johnny Appleseed Country has to offer.

      My goal is not to bombard you with emails but last April I was told that there were no Kiwanis Clubs in the surrounding towns of Leominster. Worcester and Winchendon are the closest but we decided to make the hosting a Division effort with our volunteering to be your host club.

      As I drove around the community especially Fitchburg there is a definite need for outreach in the community. I met with the Head Start Director, Deb Hubbard, who oversees this readiness program, serving over 800 preschool students in the surrounding towns of Leominster, Fitchburg, Clinton, Gardner, Winchendon, and Athol.

      The joy on a preschool child's face when they receive their very own book that they can keep. Every year at Convention new reading readiness programs are offered. Please bring a book to give to a child.

      The area is beautiful but there is poverty and many children in need.

      At International Convention our First Lady showed her Teddy Bear, NOLA, who has been a constant companion with our International President to all VISITS AROUND THE WORLD.


      The Leominster Fire Department will welcome all the Teddy Bears for Trauma that we can collect for Children in Crisis.

      Share with your club members and friends. Make Our Kiwanis Outreach to the Children Successful.

      On Behalf of the Children, we thank you for your Generous Contributions. You may bring them to the Welcome Table next to Registration. All items will be labelled: A gift from New England Kiwanis.

      Any questions?  Contact Diane Urwiller 508-864-7788 or <durwiller@...>.

      Hope to see you all soon! Can't make Convention but want to donate, we will arrange or Donate in your Community. Make a Difference!


      The contest for the Passport Interclub ended June 30th and your club needs to forward your excel record of visits to other clubs by July 31st to <cma11418@...> to be considered."

      Thanks for the efforts all clubs made in visiting the Kiwanis family.

      Len Long Interclub Chair


      Best Man Tom’s Service Project

      Grants (up to $200) are made possible from the “sale” of lobster pins and pendants.  All proceeds will go toward start up funds for a service project organized by any of the Service Leadership Programs (Aktion Club, Circle K, Key Club, Builders Club, K-Kids) sponsored within New England and Bermuda. 

      Club Name: ________________________________________________

      Address: __________________________________________________

      Submitted by: (contact info) ___________________________________

      Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of: ______________________________

      Project Name: ______________________________________________

      Project Description: (What is the purpose of the project?  How will this project directly affect children within your community?)

      Anticipated Project Costs: (Please list projected costs and any other assistance you will receive to help you with this project)

      Amount requested:

      As part of this grant, the Club will be asked to send to the District a follow up report on how the project turned out.  It is possible that some clubs will be asked to attend a conference in the spring to share the success of their project.

      Send form request to:
      Ed Murphy, SLP Team Leader
      Meriden, CT 
      Or by email: <nedkptreas@...>


      August 3, 2012

      On August 3RD, Kiwanians and friends of New England Divisions 21-25 will come together for a night of fun and baseball at the New Britain Rock Cats. The night will be a fundraiser for The Eliminate Project!

      $10/person reserved seating in the “Kiwanis” section
      $22/person reserved seating AND pregame picnic meal

      Each ticket sold will save 3 mothers and their future babies from tetanus!

      Tickets MUST be bought by July 17TH.

      Ciubs in Divisions 21-25 will receive credit for the tickets that they sell, and the money raised from those tickets will be tracked by Kiwanis International as part of your club’s contributions to Eliminate.

      The Rock Cats will also give us a brief score board and announcement segments so that we can show Eliminate videos and give facts about tetanus.

      Please contact Brian Cofrancesco <bcofran@...> or call 203-641-8147.

      Come spend a night with fellow Kiwanians from across the District and please invite your club members and friends (you do not have to be a Kiwanian to attend). Our goal is to sell 200 tickets - lets meet that goal and far surpass it to show our support of The Eliminate Project!!

      Sign me up to attend The Eliminate Project Fundraiser at the Rock Cats Game!
      Friday, August 3, 2012

      Name:_______________________ Kiwanis Club of ________________

      Email address:___________________ Phone:_______________________
      # of reserved tickets without picnic _______ x $10/each = $_________
      # of reserved tickets with picnic ________ x $22/each = $________
      TOTAL ENCLOSED __________
      Please mail with payment to:
      The Eliminate Project Rock Cats Fundraiser
      ℅ Julianna Rathonyi
      PO Box 24
      East Hampton, CT 06424

      August 4, 2012


      On Saturday, August 4th from 10 am - 2 pm, the Kiwanis Club of Keene (NH) will host an antique car show at the Gordon Bissell American Legion on Court Street in Keene. General admission is $4.00 per person with children under 10 admitted for free. If there is bad weather the show will be rescheduled for Saturday, August 18th.
      The show will feature antique cars lovingly restored by owners who appreciate the style and class of older cars that evoke memories of “the good old days.” There will be lots of fun at the show along with the cars, including, door prizes, great food, a DJ and much more for the entire family to enjoy a few hours out together.

      Proud car owners are welcome to come display their restored vehicles for everyone to admire. There is an entry fee of $10.00 which includes the driver and a shotgun rider. Cars displayed will vie for the votes of attendees and trophies will be awarded for the top three vote getters as well as for the owner who comes the greatest distance to show their car. Car owners who have questions can call Pam Johnson at (603) 354-2076.

      Visit our website at www.keenekiwanis.org for more information and a map.

      AUGUST 6, 2012


      The Kiwanis Club of East Bridgewater (MA) Annual Golf Tournament, Easton Country Club, Purchase St, Easton. Please register by 7am! This is a shotgun start at 8:30am; $95.@person or $380.@foursome; raffles, giveaways, dinner included; for more info please call Past Presidents Bob Dennis at 508.326.2464 or Mike Forni at 508.378.2652. All proceeds benefit our scholarship fund and local charities. Join us!!

      AUGUST 11, 2012

      The kiwanis club of meredith (NH)
      19th annual charity golf classiC

      Saturday, August 11, 2012
      Waukewan Golf Course
      1PM Shotgun Start
      4 Great Hole in One Prizes!!
      $1,000 SHOOT OUT!!
      Guaranteed Winner

      “Shamble” Format - 2 Flights - Entry Fee - $110 per person

      Entry Fee includes Golf, Carts, Dinner catered by Hart’s Restaurant and Raffle Prizes!!
      Invited Dinner Guests - $20 per person

      Awards and Dinner immediately following Shoot Out

      Golf Committee - Red Tetrault, Bill Harris, Terry Townsend, Steve Gasco, Buck Hartson, Kellie Guyotte and Hillary Jollimore

      Call Red Tetrault 603-476-5511 - Registration deadline is August 8TH

      Please make checks payable to: Meredith Kiwanis Club
      Mail form & fee to: Red Tetrault ℅ Cross Insurance, PO Box 159, 
      Moultonboro, NH 03254

      Yes, I would like to sponsor: Hole $100
      Green $50
      Sand Trap $25

      Business Name______________________________________________

      August 13, 2012

      The Kiwanis Club of Barre (VT) will hold a Steak Barbeque on Monday, August 13TH at 6:15 PM. It will be held at the Barre Town Recreational Area. The menu has not been completed as of yet but I do know that you will need to bring your own plates and silverware; BYOB (soda and water will be provided). Call Paula Dolan 476-7414 or e-mail jpdolan23@... to RSVP by Monday, August 6, 2012.

      AUGUST 16-19, 2012


      AUGUST 20, 2012

      The Kiwanis Club of Exeter (NH) is holding its 25th Kiwanis Children's Charity Golf Tournament.

      Date: Monday, August 20, 2012
      Place: Breakfast Hill Golf Club
      Greenland, NH
      Time: 9:00AM Shotgun Start
      Cost: $125
      Includes: Coffee and bagels, Cart, 18 Holes of Golf, Beer Cart, Catered BBQ Lunch, Opportunity to bid in a Silent Auction and to buy Raffle tickets for great prizes.

      Proceeds to help the Exeter New Outlook Teen Center, Newmarket Head Start, our Sponsored Youth Programs, and other Kiwanis children's charities.

      AUGUST 23, 2012

      Thursday, August 23TH 
      169 Squire Road • Revere, MA

      Nick’s Bistro Pizzeria AND
      The Revere KIWANIS Club

      Serving Pizza... Serving Causes!
      Bring this flyer, and 10% of
      your purchase goes to help
      these charities!

      The Revere Children’s Library
      Christmas gifts for children of U.S. troops serving overseas
      The Haitian Relief Effort

      AUGUST 25, 2012

      The Kiwanis Club of Westfield (MA) 
      Westfield Barnes Regional Airport
      Westfield, MA
    • 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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