November 29, 2004 - Vol. 16, No. 9
News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families
Bob Turner, Roger Webster, Paul Normandin, Howard Bacon, Carroll Stafford, Peter Karagianis, Ed Merski
From the Seacoast club: Lt. Gov. Dan Witham, Pres. Carolyn Patton, Past Lt. Gov./Past Pres. Ellen White, Past Pres. Norm Leon
Change of Plans
Pres. Paul Cotton advises that the Yankee Swap has been canceled. Instead we will meet at Russ Beane's house, Southdown Shores, Monday, December 20, 6p., for a party. There will be a Salvation Army kettle there for anyone who would like to make a donation which will be added to what we take in at Brooks on December 23.
Win a Classic!
Pres. Paul Cotton noted the participation at the Holiday Crafts Show, Winnipesaukee Expo last weekend of: Paul Cotton, Larry Murphy, Roger Webster, Michael Bastraw, John Stow, and Warren Mitchell.
Sec.'y Kathy Calvin needs the info slips for the Childrens' Christmas Party turned back in by next meeting or the information called/emailed in.
Sec.'y Kathy Calvin reports that Past Pres. Nancy Williams will be asking for a leave of absence.
Pres. Carolyn Patton advises that there club will be putting on the Kittery Christmas Parade and Santa Night were they will be touring local establishments to pick up donations.
We Were There
Pres. Paul Cotton drove our trailer in the Santa Parade Sunday last.
Pres. Paul Cotton will have a sign-up sheet next week for our Salvation Army bell-ringing duties on December 23.
Charlie St. Clair, $17
Sgt.@Arms Roger Landry found Charlie St. Clair late and Kathy Calvin and Joe Collie pinless.
Charlie St. Clair had $2 for winning the 50/50 and Roger Webster for heading for Arizona Wednesday.
Pres. Paul Cotton introduced Sgt. Sharon Cavanaugh, Laconia Police Dept., to the club. She advises that identity theft is a real and wide-spread problem where people are advises to take certain precautions to protect their personal information. There are three types of offenses: financial, criminal, and cloning. In the first, personal information is used to gain credit or to access bank accounts. Criminal identity theft is when someone's information is used to secure driver's licenses for other government documents. Cloning is when your information is used to actually allow someone to masquerade as you. Locally, identity thieves use low-tech methods such as searching garbage and mail boxes for information. Mail should be kept secure and trashed documents shredded. If you think you may be a victim of identity theft you may get help from here: consumer.gov/idtheft, freecreditreport.com, 1-877-IDTHEFT, 1-877-FTC-HELP, and 1-888-5-OPTOUT.
Sec.'y Kathy Calvin advises that Ed Darling says we will not be needed to staff the phones for the Santa Fund Telethon.
Monday, December 27
Monday, December 20
We meet at Russ Beane' house, Southdown Shores.
Monday, December 13
Childrens' Christmas Party
Monday, December 6
Boards meet, NISE
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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