August 22, 2005 - Vol. 16, No. 47

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Nancy Williams

Senior Members
Peter Karagianis, Howard Bacon, Roger Webster, Paul Normandin

Don't Show Up
Pres. Paul Cotton reminded everyone that we will not be meeting Monday, September 5, due to the Labor Day holiday.

Top of the World, Ma!
John Stow reports that he participated for the 10th time in the Mount Washington fundraising hill climb. Despite the rain, he posted a time of 1 hr. 42 sec.

Back from the Con
Pres.-Elect Joe Collie advises that he attended leadership training at the District Convention in Burlington, Vermont, last weekend. Incoming presidents were encouraged to set up their administrations sooner than later. To the end, he will be working on committee assignments and announced the installations will take place on Monday, October 3, at Pheasant Ridge Country Club.

One Born Every Minute
Sr. Member Roger Webster advises he received an email from the Netherlands offering $500,000. When he receives it, he promises to tithe 10% to the club.

Dianne Roberts/Nancy Williams/Jane Thibault, $19

Past Pres. Nancy Williams, Second V.P. Jane Thibault, and Dianne Roberts win the big bucks.

Photo by John Stow


Sgt.@Arms Roger Landry found Warren Mitchell and Dianne Roberts pinless and Warren Mitchell for wearing a Lions Club t-shirt to the meeting.

Happy Dollars
Dianne Roberts had a buck for winning the 50/50; Roger Webster for his son going to a soccer game in Munich, Germany, on the cuff; Nancy Williams had $3 for winning the 50/50, , successfully opening the Laconia branch of Meredith Village Savings Bank, and marrying Bob; and Paul Cotton had $5 for winning the $298 50/50 raffle at the Boston Pops concert at Meadowbrook.

Guest Speakers
Past Pres. Joe Adrignola introduced Kristen Awrich and Katey Gautsch, Child Developmental Program Coordinator, from Community Health & Hospice; and Family Support Manager Matthew Boucher, Lakes Region Community Services Council, to the club. C.H.&H.'s fields referrals on child developmental issues, performs home visits, and provides follow-up care. For more information go to Matthew Boucher pointed out that they still run the Giggles and Grins program we've supported in the past which provides parenting classes, play groups, and support groups all free of charge. For more information go to

Kristen Awrich updates us on Community Health & Hospice while Past Pres. Joe Adrignola and Katey Gautsch listen on.

Photo by John Stow


Program Dir. Matthew Boucher, Lakes Region Community Services Council

Photo by John Stow


Thanx photographer John Stow for this week's pictures, Joe Adrignola for the use of his camera, and Patty Jeanne Calvin for the courier service.

Tuesday, October 11
Boards meet; NISE

Monday, October 3

Monday, September 26

Monday, September 19
Judy Buswell, Belknap County Citizens Council on Children and Families, will discuss Recovery Week.

Monday, September 12
Boards meet; NISE

Monday, September 5
No meeting

Monday, August 29
Dir. of Community Affairs Christopher Boothby, Lakes Region General Hospital, will address the issue of nurse recruitment, training, and retention.

Sec.'y Kathy Calvin on the job

Photo by John Stow


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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