October 27, 2003 - Vol. 15, No. 4

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Ed Merski

Senior Members
Ed Chertok, Bob Turner, Paul Normandin, Roger Ballantyne, Howard Bacon, Ed Merski, Roger Webster

From the Key Club: Pres. Kayla Daigneau, Louanne DeBlois, Staci Ricks, Owen Sanborn; Jane Thibeault, Marketing Dir., Taylor Community with Ed Chertok

Future Kiwanian Jane Thibeault

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Get Well Sooner
Pres. Warren Mitchell reported that Sr. Member Carroll Stafford is at Lakes Region General Hospital. He returned home Tuesday afternoon. Also, Sr. Member Dennis Denoncort returned home from the hospital Friday last after a successful procedure.

Two at the Game
Sr. Member offered up 4 of his season tickets for the next two U.N.H. football games. With no takers, he agreed to donate them to the Laconia High School team.

Past Pres. Joe Adrignola reminded those who signed up (Joe Adrignola, Warren Mitchell, Kathy Calvin and Larry Murphy) for our last Reading Is FUNdamental program until March: Tuesday, October 28, 8:45a-10:00a, Elm Street School (community service theme).

Win a Classic!
V.P. Paul Cotton reports we took in $645 at the Grass Drags, Laconia Airport, last weekend. On board were Warren Mitchell, Paul Cotton, Kathy Calvin, Don Nelson, Joe Adrignola, and Michael Bastraw. Our next scheduled show is a crafts fair at the Winnipesaukee Expo, November 22/23.

Charlie St. Clair, $23

Charlie St. Clair shows off one of the new twenties.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Happy Dollars
Charlie St. Clair chipped in $2 for being back for a meeting and winning the above.

Key Club
Pres. Kayla Daigneau reports that they are busy with the Food Shack, mentoring through PACT, book drives, and working the Polar Express railroad out of North Conway as elves. Their next meeting will be Wednesday, October 29, 2:14p, Room G6. Chair Jim Fortier also notes that this Friday will be the last home game for Laconia High School football for those who want to work the Food Shack.

Key Club Pres. Kayla Daigneau, Louanne DeBlois, Staci Ricks, and Owen Sanborn

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Guest Speaker
Sr. Member Ed Chertok, whose father, Max, was a Charter Member of our club from 1927, took us back to that time describing what being a member of Laconia Kiwanis was like. Back then, the club met at the Laconia Tavern on Mondays, wore jackets and ties, failed at their first fundraiser, and was very much into singing with piano accompaniment. He also presented glimpses of many of the early past presidents.

Sr. Member Ed Chertok gives us a peak at Past Pres. Ned Roberts, namesame of our Kiwanian of the Year award.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Russ Beane presented Pres. Warren Mitchell a certificate of thanks from the Laconia Chiefs Pop Warner team for our support.

Pres. Warren Mitchell and Russ Beane

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


We're certifiable.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Club Elections
The Boards are accepting nominations for Second Vice President and Director for this year. Interested members should contact Pres. Warren Mitchell. He will accept nominations from the floor at our next meeting and the election will be held in two weeks.

Monday, November 17

Monday, November 10
Club elections; Officer Don Kimtis, Laconia Police Dept., will bring us up to date on the DARE program.

Monday, November 3
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., except for January and February when we relocate. 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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