April 11, 2005 - Vol. 16, No. 28

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Nancy Williams

Senior Members
Peter Karagianis, Paul Normandin, Carroll Stafford

Welcome Aboard
Pres. Paul Cotton introduced Doug Wentworth to the club as our newest member. Active in youth sports for years, he is now retired. All members should make an opportunity and shake his hand.

Be Our Guest
Pres. Paul Cotton reports that Contigiani's Catering will be raising our meal cost from $10 to $11.

Club Elections
Paul Cotton asked this writer to assemble a Nominating Committee for the club elections to be held at the Annual Meeting in May.

Cruisin' for Cash
We received an invitation from the Scarborough, Maine, club to attend a holiday cruise scheduled for February 4, 2006.

Pres. Paul Cotton reports we received a thank-you note from Community Health & Hospice for the two bike helmets we donated.

Win a Classic!
Pres. Paul Cotton passed around the sign-up sheet for our next roadshow at Motor-Psycho Madness, Portland Expo Building, 293 Park Ave., Portland, Maine. Friday, April 15--Set-up: Don and Sue Nelson. Saturday, April 16, 10a-3p: Don and Sue Nelson; 3p-7p: Chet and Grace Cilley. Sunday, April 17, 10a-3p: Phil and Jackie Bonafide; 3p-5p: Warren Mitchell.

Division Doings
Sec.'y Kathy Calvin advises that not only was Dover Kiwanian Brigham Clark elected Lt. Governor at the Division Caucus; William Smith from the Exeter club was made Lt. Gov. Elect.

Jeff Stone, $17

Dianne Roberts, Paul Normandin, and Chet Cilley were found pinless and Charlie St. Clair late.

Happy Dollars
Jeff Stone had a buck for winning the 50/50.

Guest Speaker
Pres. Paul Cotton introduced Dr. Jack Polidoro, Ph.D., to the club. Author of Rapid Descent, Project Samuel, Return to Raby, and Sniff, these thriller mysteries are often medically oriented or related to biological research. He is also a songwriter, guitarist, performer, photographer, and poet. He has recorded six albums of original tunes. He lives in the Lakes Region with his wife Brenda and their children. His day job is in the process of new drug approval which can take over 10 years and cost up to $800 million for the first pill. For more information go to

Monday, May 9
Lt. Mike Shastany, Laconia Fire Department, will talk about a proposed defibrillator for the Mount Washington.

Monday, May 2
Annual Meeting; club elections; Boards meet; NISE

Monday, April 25
Sheriff Dan Collis will present photos from his recent trip to Japan.

Monday, April 18
Guest speaker will be Richard Silverberg, Health First Family Care Center, who will update date us on the dental program.


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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