Kiwanis Family Updates
- NEW ENGLAND DISTRICTKIWANIS FAMILY UPDATESMIDGE K. LUBOT ~ EDITORNovember 6, 2009Please 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, brown is for Circle K and the announcements in maroon are for the Aktion Clubs.IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT THE FALL CONFERENCE: <http://www.newenglandkiwanis.org>. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW, TIME IS GROWING SHORT. THE DEADLINE IS LOOMING!!MESSAGE FROM RICH HENDERSON, CIRCLE K GOVERNOR:SUPPORT CIRCLE K - PLACE AN AD IN THE CONVENTION PROGRAM ~This year New England Circle K is trying to raise money to lower the cost of our District Convention! We are celebrating our 50TH year, so we want as many members to go as possible. If you’d like to help, sponsor an ad in our Convention Program! Anyone can put in an ad whether it is your Kiwanis club, your local business, or you as an individual! To find out more & to download an Ad Form, go to <http://www.necknews.org/sponsordcon.htm>. Thanks for your support!TO ALL NEW ENGLAND NEWSLETTER EDITORS: PLEASE KEEP SENDING YOUR NEWSLETTERS TO PAST GOVERNOR SUZANNE LEMAK <suz12317@...>. SHE SAID IT KEEPS HER CONNECTED WITH EVERYONE, “I MAY BE LIVING IN OHIO, BUT, I AM STILL A PART OF NEW ENGLAND.”Shaw’s program is up and running, please go to Shaw’s & sign up for it. You can add your choice & the percentage for the group & it will then be automatic! Shop on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and NE Kiwanis Foundation will get a donation equal to 1% of what you spend. The name and code for NE Kiwanis is “Kiwanis Foundation of New England: ID #49001019000.” If you have the code number to add to your rewards information, it is much easier & faster than searching by name.OFFICIAL GOVERNOR’S VISIT SCHEDULENov 13TH Gov Visit Div 22, 23, 24 & 25 Meriden CT..Dinner Il Monticello RestaurantNOVEMBER 6, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield’s Annual Radiothon is set for Friday, November 6TH from 8am until noon on radio station WSBS (860AM) in Great Barrington, MA. Veteran hosts Dick Goodwin and Dave Smith, Jr will be on the air to ask for pledges. Kiwanis members will join them to tell the listeners what Kiwanis is about and how it serves the community. Previous Radiothon have added over $5,000.00 each to the club’s scholarship funds.NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Meriden (CT) is On The Air with “RADIO DAYS!!!” A live broadcast variety show celebrating their 58TH Kiwanis Kapers Show on November 6TH & 7TH. This is a show certainly to delight. Experience the 1940s with beloved songs and dances. Audience participation welcome! Show time starts at 7:30 at Maloney High School in Meriden. Price of tickets are $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. Tickets are available at the door or from a club member. Come & participate!November 7, 2009There will be a LUNCH & LEARN event at the Kiwanis Club of Hampden (ME) on November 7TH from 10:30 to 2:00pm. The event is geared to Club Officers but all members are welcome to attend this CLE event. Come and train for a future leadership position. Cost of $10.00 provides lunch and a training manual. Certified Kiwanis trainers will be running the event. Please contact Lt Gov Larry Wade at <lvwade@...> or 207-827-4594.The Kiwanis Club of Colebrook (NH) will hold their Colebrook Kiwanis Awards & Social Night at the Canaan American Legion. Cocktail hour begins at 5:00pm and Dinner will be served at 6:00pm. Awards & sponsor recognition will follow the meal. There is no charge for the night, but a donation box will be at the door. A cash bar will be set up for us in the function room. If there are any questions, please call John Forbes at 603-237-4675 or John Falconer at 603-237-8616. Please let John Falconer know if you plan to attend.Toni Walker, YCPO District Chair, will be holding a CLE training for the Cape on Saturday, November 7TH from 9 - 3. Location to be announced.NOVEMBER 7 & 8, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield’s Annual Bowling Tournament begins at Cove Lanes in Gt. Barrington on Saturday and Sunday, November 7 & 8TH and continues for the following two weekends. This is another major fundraiser for the Sheffield Club. If you would like to join in the fun, call Cove Lanes at 1-888-314-8419 for information on how to get on the schedule.November 13, 2009The Official Governors Visit for Division 22, 23, 24 and 25 will be held on Friday, November 13TH at Il Monticello, 577 South Broad Street, Meriden, CT. A great night is planned so come along and meet other Kiwanians from around CT. The meal is buffet and is only $30 per person. The meet and greet time with cash bar begins at 6:00PM, with a buffet dinner at 6:30PM. Please contact your respective LTG for more details and to send payment for Division 22, Motkue Bowles; Division 23, Toni Walker, Division 24 - Cynthia Perham and Nick Du Biago. If anyone has any awards they would like to be presented, please notify Motkue or Toni so they will be able to add it to the program. Rich Cheatham will also be there to present information on the First Lady’s Project, Holiday Tribute.NOVEMBER 14 & 15, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield’s Annual Bowling Tournament begins at Cove Lanes in Gt. Barrington on Saturday and Sunday, November 14TH & 15TH and continues for the following weekend. This is another major fundraiser for the Sheffield Club. If you would like to join in the fun, call Cove Lanes at 1-888-314-8419 for information on how to get on the schedule.November 20-22, 2009FALL TRAINING CONFERENCE, NORTH CONWAY GRAND AT SETTLER’S GREEN, NORTH CONWAY.November 21-22, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield’s Annual Bowling Tournament begins at Cove Lanes in Gt. Barrington on Saturday and Sunday, November 21ST & 22ND and this is the last weekend. This is another major fundraiser for the Sheffield Club. If you would like to join in the fun, call Cove Lanes at 1-888-314-8419 for information on how to get on the schedule.November 28, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Fairfield (CT) has begun their Annual Poinsettia Sale; their pickup dates are November 28TH and December 12TH from 8am to 11am at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield (Across from Bob’s Store). Once again they are offering large, florist quality triple plants in 8” foil wrapped pots in red, white or pink. All plants are $25 each. To insure perfect quality, all plants are pre-sold with pickup as noted. There will be FREE DELIVERY in the Fairfield area with the purchase of 5 plants or more.The Kiwanis Club of Fairfield (CT) will be selling their famous hot dogs, hamburgers and bacon-egg-cheese sandwiches at the Chamber of Commerce Santa’s Visit on The Green at the Gazebo.December 1, 2009The Official Governor’s Visit to Division 16 will be held on December 1ST at the Yarmouth House Restaurant in Yarmouth, MA. The Kiwanis Club of Lower Cape Cod will be the host club. Meet and greet is at 6:00pm with dinner at 6:45pm. The cost will be $40.00 per person. The meal includes: Cash Bar; Hot and Cold Hors d’oeuvres, New England Clam Chowder, choice of 12 oz Boneless Prime Rib of Beef au jus with Horse Radish or Baked Stuffed Scrod with Crabmeat Stuffing topped with Lobster Sauce, Dessert, Coffee, Tea. RSVP date is November 24TH. For a reservation form or more information, please contact Lt Governor Jack E. Brown at <jbrown0614@...> or call him at 508-432-5956.December 4, 2009Division 22 Lt Governor, Motkue Bowles, will host their first Division 22 Council Meeting on Friday, December 4TH at 7pm at his home. This informal divisional meeting will be a fun time to exchange ideas with other clubs in the division. Division 22 clubs include: West Hartford, Windsor, Meriden, Middletown, Tri-Town Golden K, Cromwell, Berlin, Southington, New Britain & Hartford. Save the date and plan to have a great time exchanging ideas. Please contact Lt Gov Motkue at <motkue@...> for more information.December 5, 2009KPTI DAY OPEN HOUSE:December 5TH is the KPTI Day Open House. Registration begins at 9:30 and the event lasts from 10-3. Here is your chance to visit the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Learn about the signature program of the Kiwanis Foundation of New England and hear about all that KPTI does. For more information, visit the website at <http://www.kpti.org> or call (617)636-6381 and ask for Jon Freeman.December 6, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Hardwick (VT) will hold their Annual Seniors Appreciation Meal on Sunday, December 6TH. It will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall and many hands are needed to help out. It is always a fun, heart warming experience. Imm Past President Bob Bellavance will chair this committee.December 12, 2009The Kiwanis Club of Fairfield (CT) has begun their Annual Poinsettia Sale; their pickup date is December 12TH from 8am to 11am at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield (Across from Bob’s Store). Once again they are offering large, florist quality triple plants in 8” foil wrapped pots in red, white or pink. All plants are $25 each. To insure perfect quality, all plants are pre-sold with pickup as noted. There will be FREE DELIVERY in the Fairfield area with the purchase of 5 plants or more.January 29, 2010MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR FUN: The Kiwanis Club of West Hartford (CT) will again be holding their Annual Awards Night, “STARS FOR KIDS - People lighting the Way for Children” on Friday, January 29TH. 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 event will be held from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the WH 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 Hall 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@...>.MAY 21 - 28, 2010ANNUAL BERMUDA CRUISE, TIME TO THINK ABOUT IT NOW, IF THERE ARE AT LEAST 75 CABINS BOOKED, THERE WILL BE A DRAWING FOR A FREE CABIN! SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT DEAL! CONTACT BOB TANDYJune 23-26, 20102010 INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, OUR OWN STEVE HILL WILL BE RUNNING FOR INTERNATIONAL TRUSTEE! THERE SHOULD BE AS MANY OF US AS WE CAN.
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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.