March 7, 2005 - Vol. 16, No. 23

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Dianne Roberts

Senior Members
Peter Karagianis, Ed Merski, Paul Normandin

Dianne and Mike Toomey, Laconia High School Band Boosters

Band Boosters Dianne and Mike Toomey

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Welcome Back, Nancy
The club came up with a round of "How Do Ya Do?" on the occasion of Past Pres. Nancy Williams' return from leave.

Wearing the Lizard
Pres. Paul Cotton encouraged everyone to check out Past Pres. Joe Adrignola's new tie.

Past Pres. Joe Adrignola proudly displays his new neckware.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Ha-Ha Funny
Mike Toomey accepted a check for $1000 from Pres. Paul Cotton on behalf of the Laconia High School Band Boosters. Toomey announced that they will be having another Comedy Night as a fundraiser--they made $7778 last year. The event will be held in the Laconia High School Auditorium, March 25, 7p-9p (doors open at 6:30p). Tickets at $7.00 will sell out this week. If you need some, they are available at the Bank of New Hampshire. The club was given eight tickets and two are still available through Pres. Paul Cotton. The show will feature three Boston-area comedians.

Pres. Paul Cotton has a wee check for Mike Toomey

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Chair Joe Adrignola reminded everyone that the next program is at Woodland Heights School, Wednesday, March 9, 9:15a-10:30a: Joe Adrignola, Don Nelson, Larry Murphy, John Stow, Kathy Calvin, Warren Mitchell, Randy Brough. The theme for the day is Dr. Seuss's Birthday.

Education Fair
Past Pres. Joe Adrignola advised that he plans to have a Kiwanis table at the Education Fair, Memorial Middle School, March 24, 6:30p-8p.

We're Invited
Past Pres. Joe Adrignola has received an invitation from Community Health & Hospice to attend their next Young Family meeting, Monday, March 28, 12n-1:30p.

Win a Classic!
Pres. Paul Cotton noted the participation of Larry Murphy, Michael Bastraw, Roger and Pam Landry, Phil Bonafide, Vi and Joe Adrignola, Don and Sue Nelson, Roger Ballantyne, and Paul Cotton at the boat show, Steeplegate Mall, last weekend. At the last minute, we were offered a spot at the Manchester Sportsman's Show, Manchester Armory. Friday, March 11--12n-5p: Paul Cotton, Larry Murphy; 5p-8p: Joe Collie, Michael Bastraw. Saturday, March 12--10a-3p: John Stow, __________; 3p-8p: __________, __________. Sunday, March 13--10a-2p: __________, __________; 2p-5p: Paul Cotton, __________. Free parking is provided. As you can see, we need help on Saturday and Sunday. After that we will be at the boat show at the Winnipesaukee Expo. Saturday, March 19--10a-3p: Paul Cotton; 3p-8p: Michael Bastraw. Sunday, March 20--10a-2p: __________; 2p-5p: Paul Cotton.

Ashes to Ashes...
Russ Beane reported on the recent crematorium scandal and assured everyone that everything is on the up-and-up at his shop.

We're as honest as the day is long.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


John Stow, $20

Mike Toomey draws John Stow's winning ticket.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin

$26 (including $5 from the Toomeys)

Sgt.@Arms Roger Landry found Chet Cilley pinless.

Happy Dollars
$2 came from John Stow for winning the 50/50

Free Meal
Larry Murphy

Boards Matters
The Boards voted a leave-of-absence to Sr. Member Bob Turner from December 22 to May 1.

Monday, April 4
Boards meet; NISE

Monday, March 28
Bob Selig, Laconia Public Library, will be the guest speaker.

Monday, March 21
Lakes Facilitator Anne Huff, N.H. Connections, will speak.

Monday, March 14
Our speaker will be School Resource Officer Kathleen Yale, Laconia Police Dept.

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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