August 8, 2005 - Vol. 16, No. 45

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Eric Walsh

Senior Members
Ed Chertok, Roger Webster, Peter Karagianis, Ed Merski, Paul Normandin

Polly Chertok with Sr. Member Ed Chertok; Eric Walsh with Grandpa Larry Murphy

Grandson Eric Walsh and Past Pres. Larry Murphy

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Special Club Vote
Pres. Paul Cotton reminded everyone that we will be voting next week on the Boards recommendation of a $15,000 donation each year for three years beginning with our fiscal year that starts on October 1, 2005 to Lakes Region Child Care, Inc.

Building Fund
Pres. Paul Cotton advises that we will make the final payment to the Laconia Library building fund after we inspect the facility next month.

Chance Meeting
Sr. Member Ed Chertok advises that he met a Kiwanian from Randolph, New Jersey, at the hospital recently. He was impressed that the man had a Kiwanis logo on his license plate.

Dangerous Furniture
Sr. Member Roger Webster reports that Sr. Member took a bit of a tumble out of his swivel chair but is uninjured.

Jane Thibault/Dianne Roberts/Nancy Williams, $17

Past Pres. Nancy Williams, Dianne Roberts, and V.P. Jane Thibault share the wealth.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Sgt.@Arms Roger Landry found Larry Murphy, Nancy Williams, Jeff Stone, and Peter Karagianis pinless and Dianne Zawacki late.

Get 'Em While They're Hot
Sec.'y Kathy Calvin advises that she just received five member pins that are up for grabs.

Happy Dollars
Dianne Zawacki had a buck for returning safely from Connecticut on a Harley tour and one for our $5000 donation to the Teen Center; Dianne Roberts had $2 for winning the 50/50 and one for getting her own motorcycle.

Dianne Zawacki receives a really big check on behalf of the Teen Center from Pres. Paul Cotton.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Guest Speaker
This writer introduced Agent Ken Gorrell, New York Life, to the club. He had an overhead presentation on long term care. For more information click
here or call 222-2563.

Ken Gorrell, New York Life, and Pres. Paul Cotton

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Monday, August 29

Monday, August 22

Monday, August 15
The club will vote on the proposed $45,000 donation to Lakes Region Child Care. Christopher Boothby and representatives, Lakes Region General Hospital, will discuss nursing education, recruitment, and retention.


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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In Memory of Max Chertok, Charter Member - Normandin, Cheney, & O'Neil - Byse Agency - Baron's Major Brands - Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home - Decorative Interiors - Laconia Savings Bank - Meredith Village Savings Bank - Martin, Lord & Osman, P.A. - The Village Bank - Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant - Quik Laundry & Cleaners - Stafford Oil Company, Inc. - The Home Beautiful - Cantin Chevrolet/Mitsubishi


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