March 14, 2005 - Vol. 16, No. 24

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Jane Thibault

Senior Members
Peter Karagianis, Ed Merski

Sr. Member Roger Webster and good friend Bob Guenther, Wausau, Wisconsin Kiwanic Club hawking peanuts for the Superstitions Springs Club at Safeway Supermarket.

Courtesy Photo


Win a Classic!
Pres. Paul Cotton noted the participation of Larry Murphy, Michael Bastraw, Joe Collie. and himself at the Manchester Sportsman's Show, Manchester Armory last weekend. Next 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: Warren Mitchell; 2p-5p: Paul Cotton.

Sr. Member Peter Karagianis advised of the death of Past Pres. Gerry Bolduc Monday morning. This week, Sec.'y Kathy Calvin reported the passing of Sr. Member Bob Turner. For more information, go to Members wishing to pay their respects should meet between the Congregational Church and auditorium building 10:45a, Saturday, March 19, in time for the 11a service.

Clara and Sr. Member Bob Turner with Polly and Sr. Member Ed Chertok.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Chair Joe Adrignola advised everyone that the program at Woodland Heights School, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 16, 9:15a-10:30a: Joe Adrignola, 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. Anyone is welcome to join him.

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.

Joe Adrignola/Jim Fortier, $13

Happy Dollars
Joe Adrignola had a buck for the above; and Joe Collie for his daughter's successful use of the facilities.

Ha-Ha Funny
Pres. Paul Cotton still has two donated tickets to the Comedy Night band fundraiser, Laconia High School Auditorium, March 25, 7p-9p (doors open at 6:30p). The show will feature three Boston-area comedians.

Guest Speaker
This writer introduced School Resource Officer Kathleen Yale, Laconia Police Dept., to the club. She had been with Gilford Police for 10 years before coming to Laconia four years ago. She has also been a DARE officer since 1993. As School Resource Officer, she works in the schools as a law enforcement officer, counselor, and educator. As S.R.O., she provides additional security, law education, and builds positive relations between the students and police. For more information, go to

Editor Michael Bastraw and School Resource Officer Kathleen Yale, Laconia Police Dept.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Happy Birthday
March babies include Past Pres. Jim Fortier, Jeff Stone, and Hon. Member John Bancroft.

Monday, April 25
Sheriff Dan Collis will speak on his recent trip to Japan.

Monday, April 18

Monday, April 11
Dr. Jack Polidoro will speak.

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.

Immediate Past Pres. Warren Mitchell and Jeff Stone

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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