May 12, 2003 - Vol. 14, No. 32

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Ed Chertok

Senior Members
Bob Turner, Peter Karagianis, Ed Chertok, Ed Merski, Roger Webster, Paul Normandin

Polly Chertok with Sr. Member Ed Chertok

Welcome Back
The Chertoks received a "How Do Ya Do?" from the club for their safe return from Florida.

Polly and Sr. Member Ed Chertok are back in the house.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Bike Rodeo
V.P. Warren Mitchell thanked everyone who worked the Safety Day, Saturday last, at City Hall: Kathy Calvin, Chet Cilley, Michael Bastraw, Steve Loughlin, Dianne Roberts, Warren Mitchell, Phil Bonafide, Roger Webster, Paul Normandin, Larry Murphy, and Warren and Janet Mitchell. Chair Chet Cilley reports that 8-year-old David Russ of Laconia won the raffle bicycle.

V.P. Warren Mitchell runs his first meeting.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


It was a fine sunny day at City Hall.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Dianne Roberts can't believe that Sr. Member Paul Normandin is half in the bag.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Nukin' the dogs with Sr. Member Roger "Slappy" Webster.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Lakes Region Cycles had a bicycle race simulator on hand.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Treas. Chet Cilley tells the kids where they can go.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Helmet fittings courtesy of Dianne Roberts and V.P. Warren Mitchell

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Paul Normandin performs his own strange balance test.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Chair Joe Adrignola advises that we have three Reading Is FUNdamental appearances coming up: Elm Street School, Wednesday, May 21, 10a-11a; Woodland Heights School, Wednesday, May 21, 9:45a-11:00a; Pleasant Street School, Wednesday, May 28, 2a-3p. These are good opportunities for a little hands-on community service. Sign-up soon.

Laws and Regulations Chair Phil Bonafide reports that he has closed changes to our policies and procedures and bylaws so they may be incorporated into documents that will be reviewed at a regular club meeting.

Sports Banquet
The Sixth Annual Sports Banquet to raise money for area youth sports will be held at Goodfella's Restaurant, Friday, May 16, 5:30p. The evening will feature a buffet dinner and auction. Cost is $10 per person with $5 being donated to the charity. Anyone interested in attending or donating to the auction should call Candy Pederzani, 528-5449 or Pat Kogut, 366-2600.

Roger Landry/Bob Turner, $22

Sr. Member Bob Turner and Roger Landry make a two-way split.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Happy Dollars
Bob Turner and Roger Landry came up with $2 for winning the above.

Guest Speaker
This writer introduced James Cameron, Uechiryu Karate Do, to the club. Besides holding Okinawan Black Belts, he is a licensed clinical mental health counselor. His program at his locations in Wolfeboro and at the Laconia Athletic Club not only trains students in martial arts but also helps them build self-esteem and learn self-discipline, leadership, and other real world skills. Students range in age from five to adults and attend classes two times a week. For more information, go to

V.P. Warren Mitchell and James Cameron

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Dick Breton reports that Luella Plante, wife of Past Pres. Bill Plante died a couple weeks ago. Condolences to the family.

The Suggestion Box
by V.P. Joe Collie
How about a breakfast/lunch meeting. Monday morning at 7:30, maybe Tuesdays at noon??? What do you think?

Monday, June 2
Boards meet, NISE

Tuesday, May 27
We will discuss proposed changes to the Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.

Monday, May 19
Shirley Glines, Project Extra, will speak.

Sr. Member Ed Merski doesn't usually play with his food in public.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


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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In Memory of Max Chertok, Charter Member - Normandin, Cheney, & O'Neil - Byse Agency - Baron's Major Brands - Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home - Decorative Interiors - Laconia Savings Bank - Meredith Village Savings Bank - Martin, Lord & Osman, P.A. - The Village Bank - Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant - Quik Laundry & Cleaners - Stafford Oil Company, Inc. - The Home Beautiful - Cantin Chevrolet/Mitsubishi


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