April 12, 2004 - Vol. 15, No. 28

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Roger Landry

Senior Members
Bob Turner, Peter Karagianis, Roger Ballantyne, Ed Merski

Former V.P. Joe Collie, WOTX 102.3, with Past Pres. Phil Bonafide

Something to Hang
Pres. Warren Mitchell was presented with a framed certificate for our patronage of the Laconia Motorcycle Rally & Race Week.

Full Dressed
Pres. Warren Mitchell offered a Harley-Davidson accessories catalog from Meredith Harley for anyone who wants it.

Being There?
Pres. Warren Mitchell reports that we received the paperwork from Gilford Old Home Day, Saturday, August 28.

Win a Classic!
Chair Paul Cotton sent out the sign-up sheet for our next roadshow to Psycho-Mania, Portland Expo Building, Portland, Maine. Saturday, April 17, 10a-3p: Don and Sue Nelson, Dianne Roberts, Roger Ballantyne; 3p-8p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, Chet Cilley, __________. Sunday, April 18, 10a-3p: Roger and Pam Landry, Jane Thibault, Michael Bastraw; 3p-6p: Paul and Deb Cotton. For more information of the event and directions, click

Five Dollars Only, Only Five Dollars
Roger Landry advises he still has Kiwanis caps for sale: $5 each for the slightly defective first run and $10 for the second.

Chair Joe Adrignola reminds us that our next Reading Is FUNdamental visits will be in May.

Chair Joe Adrignola and Paul Cotton will be making follow-up phone calls to prospective members for next Monday's membership round-up.

Bike Rodeo
Sec.'y Kathy Calvin is looking into using the old Brooks store next to the High School for the Bike Rodeo and the possibility of using the Community Center in case of rain.

You Can Run Division 6
Lt. Gov. Dan Witham is accepting nominations for next year's Lt. Gov. of Div. 6. Interested parties may contact Pres. Warren Mitchell.

A Friend in Need...
Pres. Warren Mitchell received a request for assistance for Carol Brady, aged 94, who needs a hearing aid. Brady has been active in area volunteerism for many years. It was suggested that Laura Robertson be contacted to determine what funding may be available.

Russ Beane/Jeff Stone, $20

Happy Dollars
The above chipped in two bucks for winning and Larry for winning a $200 gift basket recently.

Chair Nancy Williams reminded everyone of our upcoming visit to the Southern Carroll County club, Skylight Dining, Kingswood Regional High School, Thursday, April 22, 6p. Cost is $15 per person. On board so far are: Warren Mitchell, Kathy Calvin, Paul Cotton, Larry Murphy, and Don Nelson. Those wishing to caravan should meet at Napa Auto Parts, 5p.

Guest Speaker
Past Pres. Nancy Williams introduced Charlotte Dubois, Housing Authority, to the club. She is currently working with the Salvation Army to generate block grants for homeless shelters. There current project is the Carey House, 189 Union Ave., which has 3500 sq. ft. of space and will bed up to 8 men and 22 women and children. This will be in addition to the 10 beds already at the old building. There is a definite demand for the space as they had the need for 3041 bed/nights in 2002. The new facility will open mid-summer. To help generate interested in corporate partnerships and other donors, they are hosting a Civic Luncheon, Winnipesaukee Expo Center, Thursday, May 20, 12n-1:30p. The guest speaker will be Laconia Police Chief Tom Oetinger with dinner by Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant. Cost is $25 per person. For more information on the Salvation Army in the northeast, click

Past V.P. Joe Collie reports that he will be working The Morning Rodeo show at WOTX 102.3, Concord, from 6a-10a. This means he will be able to return to the club and run for V.P. again.

Happy Birthday
April babies include Jane Thibault, Sr. Member Howard Bacon, Past Pres. Joe Adrignola, Scott Beane, and Charlie St. Clair.

Monday, May 17
Chief Ken Erikson, Laconia, Fire Dept., will speak.

Monday, May 10
Our guest speaker will be Dr. Dick Stewart, Laconia Trails with Rails Exploratory Committee.

Monday, May 3
Boards meet; NISE

Monday, April 26
Major Jeanne B. Jones, Inspector General, N.H. Army National Guard, will be our guest speaker.

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

Another sign of the times

Submitted by Dean Dexter


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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