December 29, 2003 - Vol. 15, No. 13

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Ed Merski

Senior Members
Bob Turner, Ed Merski, Paul Normandin

Pres. Warren Mitchell asked the club to keep in mind the death of Sr. Member Dennis Denoncourt's mother. aged 81.

On Leaving
Pres. Warren Mitchell reports that Charlie St. Clair is heading to New York of Motorcycle Week business as he starts his leave-of-absence.

Win a Classic!
Don and Sue Nelson, Joe and Vi Adrignola, Jim and Arlene Fortier, and Larry and Rosemary Murphy takes the roadshow to Hartford, Con. for January 3/4. The sign-up sheet for our next raffle venture went out for our appearance at the Shrine Auditorium, Wilmington, Mass. On board so far for Saturday, January 10--10a-2p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, Phil Bonafide, and Michael Bastraw; 2p-6p: Don and Sue Nelson, _________, _________, _________. Sunday, January 11, 10a-3p: _________, _________, _________, _________.

Good-bye, Nancy
Pres. Warren Mitchell reports that he received a letter of resignation, dated December 27, from Nancy Parrott. The Boards will vote on acceptance Monday next.

Don't Show Up
Pres. Warren Mitchell reminds everyone that we will next meet in the community room at the Laconia Police Station until March. He suggests that members do not show up until 6:30p as we will be coming in as another group is leaving.

Holiday Greetings
Absent for the holidays, Past Pres. Nancy Williams says , "hi," to everyone; as does former member Kathy Thompson who visited this writer Monday last. And from Sr. Member Roger Webster, Wednesday, December 24, 2003: "Merry Christmas from sunny Arizona. Had to shovel 12 inches of sunshine this morning."

Found Money
Pres. Warren Mitchell was contacted by Tiffany Beauty School, Franklin who had run a haircutting fundraiser in the Weirs last Motorcycle Week and has a $1000 check for us.

Joe Adrignola advises we received two thank-you notes from Community Health & Hospice for our recent $5000 donation.

Chair Joe Adrignola needs the membership sheets he passed out turned back in to him as membership development moves to the "front burner." If you do not have these forms, please get one.

Visiting the Mouse
Pres. Warren Mitchell reports that Sec.'y Kathy Calvin and family are vacationing in Florida.

Paying for Notes
Pres. Warren Mitchell advises that we donated $1000 to the Laconia High School Band.

Doing the Kettle
Thanx to the members who had Salvation bell-ringing duties for Tuesday, December 23: Charlie St. Clair, Kathy Calvin, Warren Mitchell, Nancy Williams, Phil Bonafide, Paul Cotton, Chet Cilley, Ed Merski, Dianne Roberts, Larry Murphy, Don Nelson, Nancy Parrott, Carroll and Sandy Stafford, Scott and Chelsea Beane.

Bob Turner/Warren Mitchell/Roger Landry, $11

Happy Dollars
The winners of the above came up with $3.

Monday, January 26
Off. Mike Finogle, Laconia Police Dept., K9 unit, will speak.

Monday, January 19

Monday, January 12
Chief Tom Oetinger or Lt. John MacLennan will give us a tour of the new police station.

Monday, January 5
We move our meetings to the Laconia Police station, 126 New Salem St., for January and February; Boards meet; NISE. Do not show up before 6:30p.

Pres. Warren Mitchell and Chief Tom Oetinger show us the place to be.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


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 2004 when we will meet in the Community Room, Laconia Police Dept., 126 New Salem St., Laconia. 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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