May 24, 2004 - Vol. 15, No. 34

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Russ Beane

Senior Members
Bob Turner, Peter Karagianis, Roger Webster, Ed Chertok, Howard Bacon, Ed Merski, Roger Ballantyne

Polly Chertok with Sr. Member Ed Chertok

Welcome Back
Sr. Member Ed Chertok received the traditional "How Do Ya Do?" from the club on his return from Florida.

Polly and Sr. Member Ed Chertok are tanned, rested, and ready for action.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Pres. Warren Mitchell reports that he, Russ Beane, Roger Landry, Nancy Williams, Chet Cilley, Joe Adrignola, Kathy Calvin, and Chet Cilley were on hand at the Salvation Army's luncheon, Thursday last. Our contributions were recognized in the event's program book.

The sign-up sheet went around again for our last Reading Is FUNdamental appearance at Woodland Heights Elementary School, June 2, 9:15a-11:15a. On board are Warren Mitchell, Jane Thibault, Don Nelson, Kathy Calvin, Joe Adrignola, Larry Murphy, Randy Brough, and Ed and Polly Chertok.

Sec.'y Kathy Calvin keeps an eye on the eager readers at Elm Street School.

Photo by Chet Cilley


Pres. Warren Mitchell advises we received a thank-you note from the Mike Toomey, Laconia High School Band Boosters, for our donation towards their sold-out comedy night.

Treas. Chet Cilley will be giving Past Pres. Jim Fortier 10 New England Revolution tickets to give to members of the Laconia High School Soccer Team.

Win a Classic!
Chair Paul Cotton recognized Michael Bastraw, Roger Webster, Steve Loughlin, Paul Cotton, and Warren Mitchell for doing the roadshow at the hot rod show, Meadowbrook, Gilford, Saturday last. Steve Loughlin was able to meet his idol, D.J. Little Walter and won two tickets to a classic doo wop concert at Meadowbrook by winning a tricycle race. Next up is Memorial weekend on the Weirs Boardwalk, Saturday, May 29--1p-5p: Don Nelson and Michael Bastraw; 5p-8p: Roger and Pam Landry. Sunday, May 30--1p-5p: Michael Bastraw, ___________; 5p-8p: Paul Cottton and Warren Mitchell. We need some help on the first shift Sunday. And then there is...

Our cracked sales force of Steve Loughlin, Pres.-Elect Paul Cotton, and Pres. Warren Mitchell

Photo by Unknown Ticket-Buyer


It's tough to put one over on Sr. Member Roger Webster.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


A dream fulfilled when Steve Loughlin meets his D.J. hero, Little Walter

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Jim Cande, WLKZ, and dad Frank Cande of the Bangor, Maine, Kiwanis club

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


The racers check their vehicles.

Photo by Michael Bastraw


Steve Loughlin accidentally deploys his emergency braking device before reaching the finish line.

Photo by Michael Bastraw


Motorcycle Week
Chair Paul Cotton passed around the sign-up sheet for our biggest sales week of the year. He encourages Senior Members to pick up some of the early weekday shifts. Lakeside Ave. will be motorcycles-only starting at 8a, Monday, June 14. The Weirs Bridge will close at 12n, Thursday, June 17. Parking will be available at Thurston's Marine, Channel Lane--details to follow.

Saturday, June 12
1p-5p: Michael Bastraw, ___________, ___________

Sunday, June 13
1p-5p: Michael Bastraw, ___________, ___________

Monday, June 14
1p-5p: Nancy Williams, Larry Murphy
5p-9p: Russ Beane, ___________

Tuesday, June 15
9a-1p: ___________, ___________
1p-5p: Chet Cilley, ___________
5p-9p: ___________, ___________, ___________

Wednesday, June 16
9a-1p: ___________, ___________
1p-5p: Larry Murphy, Howard Bacon, ___________
5p-9p: ___________, ___________, ___________

Thursday, June 17
9a-1p: Chet Cilley, ___________
1p-5p: Nancy Williams, Larry Murphy, ___________
5p-9p: ___________, ___________, ___________

Friday, June 18
9a-1p: ___________, ___________
1p-5p: Chet Cilley, Steve Loughlin, Michael Bastraw
5p-9p: ___________, ___________, ___________

Saturday, June 19
9a-1p: Paul Cotton, ___________, ___________
1p-5p: Nancy Williams, Don and Sue Nelson, Jim and Arlene Fortier
5p-9p: Paul Cotton, Don and Sue Nelson

Sunday, June 20
8a-12n: Paul Cotton, ___________, ___________
12n-3:15p: Paul Cotton, Don and Sue Nelson, Jim and Arlene Fortier, Steve Loughlin, Michael Bastraw, ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________

Don't Show Up
Pres. Warren Mitchell reminds everyone that we will meet on Tuesday, June 1, in the large function room, due to the holiday.

Opening Up
Immediate Past Pres. Larry Murphy reports that he and some kids from the Community Center went out to Camp Mayhew Saturday last to get things set up for the season.

Bob Turner/Warren Mitchell/Roger Landry, $15

Sr. Member Bob Turner takes the cash from Jeff Stone.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Happy Dollars
Phil Bonafide was happy because his son just graduated Penn State with honors last week; Ed Chertok had $2 for being happy to be back; and $3 came from the 50/50 winners.

Kiwanis Safety Day
Here are some more photos from the Bike Rodeo, courtesy of Steve Loughlin and Chet Cilley.

The rodeo in full swing

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Taking a lunch break

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Klaus' mechanic makes an adjustment.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Sec.'y Kathy Calvin makes certain the fit is perfect.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Uncharacteristicly eating a hot dog is Sr. Member Paul Normandin.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Nancy Williams' Bob Hunt drops in for a visit.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Pres. Warren Mitchell absolutely looks like he knows what he is doing.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Hangin' out at the trailer

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Simplicity the Clown gets dogged by Nancy Williams.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Raffle-winner Mike Smith takes possession of his new bike from Pat Bolduc.

Photo by Chet Cilley


Monday, June 21
We meet at Southdown Shores beach for a cookout courtesy of Russ Beane and Warren Mitchell. Steak and chicken will be on the menu. Cost is $20 per person and plus-ones are allowed. An R.S.V.P. sheet will circulate at a later date.

Monday, June 14

Monday, June 7
Sheriff Dan Collis, Belknap County Sheriff's Dept., will talk about their recent federal grant for homeland security.

Tuesday, June 1
Boards meet; NISE

Michael Bastraw

Kiwanis Kronikle is a weekly publication of the Kiwanis Club of Laconia, N.H., P.O. Box 757, Laconia, N.H. 03247-0757. We meet Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at the Pheasant Ridge Country Club, Country Club Rd., Gilford, N.H. Please call your President or Secretary about any Member or family member in case of illness. Email: Michael Bastraw or Steve Loughlin

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