Kiwanis Family Updates
- NEW ENGLAND DISTRICTKIWANIS FAMILY UPDATESMIDGE K. LUBOT ~ EDITORNOVEMBER 7, 2008Please 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 and the announcements in maroon are for the Aktion Clubs.Effective October 4th the new hours for the District Office will be:Mondays: 9am-3pmTuesdays: 9am-3pmWednesdays: 9am-4pmThursdays: 9am-4pmFridays: 9am-3pmNOVEMBER 7, 2008Division 9 would like to invite you to Governor Richard England’s Official visit on Friday, November 7th. It will be held at Suzanna’s Restaurant, Exit 7 on I-89, 3472 Airport Road, Berlin, VT. Social hour will be from 6:00 to 7:00pm. Come welcome Governor Dick and his wife Jackie to Division 9. Renew acquaintances and make new ones within the New England Kiwanis Family. Bring your Key Club advisor(s) and officers to participate in the Governor’s visit. There will be informational handouts about NEK programs/services. Dinner will be at 7 and costs $22.00 per person (vegetarian meal available with an advance request). Dinner will be baked stuffed chicken breast, tossed salad, mixed vegetables, baked potato and ice cream with maple syrup. Please RSVP by November 1st. Make checks out the Barre Kiwanis Club and mail to Lt. Gov. Sam Hutchins, P.O. Box 218, South Barre, VT 05670 or email <samhutchins@...>.NOVEMBER 8, 2008Division 8 would like to announce their Official Governor’s Visit. Please help welcome Governor Richard England and First Lady Jackie to the Town & Country Inn, Shelburne, NH on Saturday, November 8th. The social hour will begin at 6:00pm and dinner is at 7:00pm. There will be a Cash Bar and Hors d'oeuvres, Soup, Tossed Garden Salad, Baked Stuffed Potato, Fresh Vegetables, Homemade rolls and Raspberry Crepes. RSVP by November 1st. The cost will be Roast Prime Rib for $30.00 per person; Broiled Fresh Haddock, Baked Breast of Chicken & Vegetarian for $25.00 per person. Please make your checks payable to Kiwanis Club of Berlin and mail to Lt. Gov. Dayna Strout, 35 Peabody Road, Milan, NH 03588. There will be a Musical Interlude by recording artist, Fiddler Patrick Ross and PLG Roland Cotnoir.The Kiwanis Club of Manchester & the Mountains (VT) is hosting their 3rd Annual Crafts For All Season s at the Manchester Elementary & Middle School on Memorial Avenue from 10:00am to 4:00pm. 99% of the crafters are from Vermont. All booth proceeds benefit our New Jackets For Children Drive. Come join us and get a head start on your Holiday Shopping. For more information, email Roby at <fritterr@...> or call her at (802)683-4546.To all Kiwanis Clubs that have sponsored Key Clubs. Key Club Governor Chris Weathers will be holding Training Sessions in SEVEN Zones. East Bridgewater High, East Bridgewater, MA. Please RSVP LTG Victoria <decemberbby@...>NOVEMBER 8-9, 2008The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield (MA) will hold their annual Sheffield BOWLING TOURNAMENT will be held the first three weekends in November and is open to any bowlers who either have a team or can get one together. Single bowlers will be paired with other single bowlers. Last year this event netted approximately $4,000 for the club. If you would like to bowl in this tournament, contact the Cove Bowling Lanes, 109 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington, (413)528-1220 and ask about Kiwanis bowling. For reservations or information on any Sheffield Kiwanis event, contact Secretary Joe Todd at (413)229-0441 or email him at <todd116@...>.NOVEMBER 15-16, 2008The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield (MA) will hold their annual Sheffield BOWLING TOURNAMENT will be held the first three weekends in November and is open to any bowlers who either have a team or can get one together. Single bowlers will be paired with other single bowlers. Last year this event netted approximately $4,000 for the club. If you would like to bowl in this tournament, contact the Cove Bowling Lanes, 109 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington, (413)528-1220 and ask about Kiwanis bowling. For reservations or information on any Sheffield Kiwanis event, contact Secretary Joe Todd at (413)229-0441 or email him at <todd116@...>.November 16, 2008The Official Visit by Governor Dick England to Divisions 13 & 15 will be held at Bernardo’s Restaurant, Main Street (Route 27), Hanson, MA. It begins at 12:30 until 3:00pm and will cost $25.00 per person.NOVEMBER 21 - 23, 2008FALL TRAINING Conference, the Samoset Resort in Rockport, ME, a not to be missed location. The focus of this Training Conference will be membership growth. Kiwanis Int’l President Don Canaday will be in attendance. The room rate at the Samoset Resort is only $87 per night. This rate is good through October 21st, call the Samoset at (207)594-2511 and mention Kiwanis.November 30, 2008Lt Gov Dayna Strout would like to announce that Division 8 will be holding a CLE Training on November 30th. It will be at the Lancaster Motor Inn, 112 Main Street, Lancaster, NH from 11:00am to 5:00ish. The trainer will be Wanda Baril. This is for all officers who need the training and any other Kiwanians who have an interest in holding an office in the future. The lunch and room charge will be $14.00 per person and free coffee will be provided. The cut off date for signing up is November 23rd. Please call or email Kathy Fenoff, secretary of the St. Johnsbury Kiwanis Club at <corvette@...> or (802)684-2125.DECEMBER 2, 2008Governor Dick England’s Official Visit to Division 14 and Division 11 will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd at the China Moon Restaurant in Stoneham, MA, at 6:30pm.DECEMBER 4, 2008The Kiwanis Club of East Bridgewater will hold the Lighting on the Green, Town Common. This will begin at 6:30pm, there will be entertainment, food, a holiday sing-a-long; fun for the whole family!The Fifth Annual Tree Lighting and Santa Visit, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Seekonk will be held on Thursday, December 4th at 6:00pm, at the Town Hall at 100 Peck Street, Seekonk, MA. Christmas music will be provided by the Hurley Middle School Brass Ensemble. Santa will arrive by fire truck to meet all the children. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available. DONATIONS OF NEW UNWRAPPED SOCKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND DISTRIBUTED TO CHILDREN IN NEED THROUGH THE “CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS” PROGRAM. Everyone is invited to this community Holiday Event. For more information, please contact Beverly Hart (508)336-9352 or <russelhart@...>.DECEMBER 6, 2008The Kiwanis Club of East Bridgewater will hold their Annual Christmas on the Common, “Silver Bells, a 25 year celebration.” The Christmas Parade kicks off at 11:00am. From 9:00am to 4:00pm at EBHS & Town Common will be the arts & crafts, hospitality tent, food entertainment. There will be the So. Shore Community Band, a dance, wood carver, magician, train & pony rides for the kids, raffles, giveaways & lots more! A 25 Year Tradition. Join Us! Christmas trees and wreaths on sale starting November 28th on Town Hall lawn. To join in the parade, please call Bob at (508)378-2888; limited space available in the Arts & Crafts show, call Ken (781)294-1057 or for more info on C.O.C. Please call Chair Cheryl at (508)378-2331 or President Dianne at (508)350-0056. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!DECEMBER 7, 2008The Kiwanis Club of Hardwick (VT) will be holding their Senior Holiday Appreciation Meal at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 206 Route 14, Hardwick, VT. For more information, please contact Secretary Joe Wood <joe@...>.DECEMBER 13, 2008KPTI OPEN HOUSE - On December 13th, members of the Kiwanis Family of New England and their guests will have the opportunity to visit the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, the home of the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute. Over the course of the day, there will be speakers on pediatric trauma-related topics, updates on the activities of KPTI, tours of the trauma units in the hospital and an opportunity to network with fellow members and hospital staff. A suggested donation of $5.00 per person is asked to cover the expense of lunch that is offered. Please RSVP by December 1st to <jfreeman@...> or by calling (617)636-6381 with the number of people attending from you club.The Kiwanis Club of Hartford (CT) would like to announce a Piano Recital by Benjamin Dix to benefit the Burns Academy of Latino Studies. Concert is at 3:00pm in the Unitarian Meeting House, 50 Bloomfield Avenue (at junction of Route 44 and Route 179). Donation is $15.00. For more information, please email <kiwanis1916@...> or call President Sue Simcik at (860)521-6068.January 30, 2009MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The Kiwanis Club of West Hartford (CT) will again be holding their Annual Awards Night, “STARS FOR KIDS - People Lighting the Way for Children.” Awards will be given to people in the community who have “lit the way for children” including a fire fighter, police officer, resident and 5 high school seniors who will also each receive a scholarship. The events will be held from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the Town Hall Auditorium, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT. So mark your calendars, more information will be available soon.There will be great food and silent auction items as well as live music from the award-winning Conard Jazz Band. It’s a fun time and a great opportunity to INTERCLUB! If you have any questions, please contact Karen Brylle at 860-678-7728 or <kebhome@...> or Claudia Bowles at 860-313-0101 or <KiwanisWH@...>.March 6 - 8, 2009MIDWINTER TRAINING - MANSFIELD/FOXBORO HOLIDAY INN, MANSFIELD, MAAPRIL 4, 2009KIWANIS ONE DAY OF SERVICEMAY 8-15, 2009Gov Dick England has the 2009 Cruise to Bermuda, and Official Governor’s Visit, planned early. We will sail on the Norwegian Spirit, a much larger and heavier ship than the Dream or the Majesty. Prices start at $985.30 per person for an inside cabin to $1,375.30 per person for the balcony deck. This includes all port and government taxes and fuel surcharges.* If you have any questions, call Bob Tandy at 978-372-9890 or Steve Shiff at Colby Corner Travel at 978-535-1952. NOTE: *Government taxes may be subject to changes next year.JUNE 25-28, 200994TH KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION - NASHVILLE, TENNESSEEAugust 14-16, 2009NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT CONVENTION, CROWNE PLAZA, WARWICK, RINovember 20-22, 2009FALL TRAINING CONFERENCE, GRAND SUMMIT HOTEL, NO CONWAY, NH
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- NEW ENGLAND & BERMUDA DISTRICTKIWANIS FAMILY UPDATESMIDGE K. LUBOTMay 9, 2014Please 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.PLEASE SEND YOUR ANNOUNCEMENTS TO <events@...>THANK YOU!-------------------MAY 14, 2014
Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Lecture SeriesThe Lecture Series will be combined with the Floating Hospital’s Pediatric Grand Rounds:Wednesday, May 14, 201412 – 1 PMWolff AuditoriumTufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111Come hear the story of Dixie Coskie and her son, Paul who suffered atraumatic brain injury and their family’s struggle to understand and copewith his injury. Dixie has written a riveting book about their experience“Unthinkable, A Mother’s Tragedy, Terror, and Triumph through A Child’sTraumatic Brain Injury”.Their story is amazing, powerful and inspiring. All are welcome to attend.Victoria GuerinaProgram SpecialistKiwanis Pediatric Trauma InstituteTufts Medical Center800 Washington Street #344Boston, MA 02111p: 617-636-6381MAY 16-23, 201410th Annual Cruise to Division 26New England & Bermuda District of KiwanisJoin 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, 2014The Kiwanis Club of Meriden (CT) will clean up at Camp Nerden in Middlefield for their Kiwanis One Day Project.