March 29, 2004 - Vol. 15, No. 26

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Russ Beane

Senior Members
Bob Turner, Peter Karagianis, Paul Normandin, Roger Ballantyne, Ed Merski, Carroll Stafford

Stand Up and Shout
Pres. Mitchell reminds everyone that we are invited to the Stand Up and Shout event, Winnipesaukee Expo Center, Tuesday, March 30, 11:30a-1:30p, which will honor 25 high school students who excelled in volunteerism.

Annual Meeting
Pres. Warren Mitchell announced the nominating committee for this year's club elections: Chair Phil Bonafide, Paul Cotton, Don Nelson, Joe Adrignola, and Nancy Williams.

Be Our Guest
Pres. Warren Mitchell offered tickets from Deb Cotton for the Altrusa Club's Taste of the Lake Region, Winnipesaukee Expo Center, Sunday, April 4, 3p-6p, $20 per person.

Chair Joe Adrignola thanked those who participated in the Woodland Heights RIF program Wednesday last: Kathy Calvin, Joe Adrignola, Warren Mitchell, Shirley Glines, Chet Cilley, and Dianne Zawacki. We had enough books so that each student was able to take two.

How about some cake?

Photo by Chet Cilley


Woodland Heights students at attention

Photo by Chet Cilley


Treas. Chet Cilley marks the books.

Photo by Don Nelson


Sec.'y Kathy Calvin and Jane Thibault help things out.

Photo by Chet Cilley


Chair Joe Adrignola announced that we will be having a membership round-up at our regular meeting on Monday, April 19. This is an opportunity for everyone to bring in prospective members to check us out. The guest speaker will be Exec. Dir. Greg Goddard, Gunstock Recreation Area.

Win a Classic!
Chair Paul Cotton thanked the crew who worked Moto-Psycho Mania at Whittemore Center, U.N.H., last weekend: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, Steve Loughlin, Larry Murphy, Jim and Arline Fortier, Chet and Grace Cilley, Roger and Pam Landry, Michael Bastraw, and Joe Adrignola. The next show will be in Portland, Maine, April 17 and 18.

The birds-eye view of Psycho-Mania

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Pres. Warren Mitchell with new buddy Hillary Sullivan

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


And Immediate Past Pres. Larry Murphy with his new pal.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Let a smile be your most effective sales tool.

Photo by Joe Adrignola


Chowing-down with Pres. Warren Mitchell and V.P. Paul Cotton

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Rotarians Spencer Brody and Jim Lowell from their sales spot above the floor

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Roger Landry, Larry Murphy, and Pam Landry hold down the fort.

Photo by Joe Adrignola


Steve Kostis from the Sanford, Maine Club stops by.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Miss Psycho-Mania Hillary Sullivan with her lucky number.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Larry Murphy strong-arms the wrong customers.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


And you thought Pres. Warren Mitchell was a big guy!

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Pres. Warren Mitchell started taking names for an interclub to the Southern Carroll County Kiwanis, Skylight Dining at the high school in Wolfeboro, Thursday, April 22, 6p. Guest speakers will be Charlie St. Clair and Jennifer Anderson speaking on the history of Laconia Rally and Race Week. Motorcycles will be rolling, weather permitting. 

Joe Adrignola/Jim Fortier, $19

Deja vue all over again

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Happy Dollars
The winners of the above came up with a dollar; Phil Bonafide for his son graduating medical school in May and going to work in pediatrics/cardiology at the Childrens' Hospital of Philadelphia; and Carroll Stafford for his new grandson.

Guest Speaker
This writer introduced Dir. Jennifer L. Landon, Division of Corporate and Community Education and Training, Center for Training & Business Development/Community Training, to the club. Her Manchester campus serves the Merrimack Valley and Seacoast Regions primarily. They offer credit and non-credit courses to individuals as well as larger business customers. For complete information go to Sr. Member Bob Turner's creation of the Laconia Vocational-Technical College in 1967 was noted as well as the fact that his secretary was Jane (Wilson) Thibault.

Dir. Jennifer Landon and Pres. Warren Mitchell

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Monday, April 26
Major Jeanne B. Jones, Inspector General, New Hampshire Army National Guard, will brief the club.

Monday, April 19
Membership round-up: our guest speaker will be Exec. Dir. Greg Goddard, Gunstock Recreation Area.

Monday, April 12
Charlotte Dubois, Salvation Army, will speak.

Monday, April 5
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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