March 10, 2003 - Vol. 14, No. 23

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Jim Fortier

Senior Members
Bob Turner, Ed Merski, Peter Karagianis, Carroll Stafford

Win a Classic!
Chair Paul Cotton thanked Ed Merski, Warren Mitchell, Roger Landry, Bob Turner, Michael Bastraw, Kathy and Patty Jeanne Calvin, Carroll and Sandy Stafford, Don and Sue Nelson, Dianne Roberts, Nancy Williams, and Phil Bonafide for helping at the Lakes Region Boatshow, Winnipesaukee Expo Center, Laconia, last weekend. We took in $1350. We will next be at the WLNH Boatshow at Steeplegate Mall, Concord, March 14-16. Paul Cotton and Warren Mitchell will set-up Friday at 9a. Friday, 10a-3:30p: Bob Turner, Paul Cotton, and Warren Mitchell; 1p-5p: Chet Cilley; 3:30p-9p: Paul Cotton, _________, _________. Saturday, 10a-3:30p: Kathy Calvin, Phil Bonafide, Paul Cotton; 3:30p-9p: Jim and Arlene Fortier, Paul Cotton. Sunday, 11a-2:30p: Michael Bastraw, Paul Cotton, _________; 2:30p-6p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, _________. As before, there are still openings to be filled. This was a good show for us last year where we raised $3800. So, call Paul Cotton at 524-2883 to sign up. Paul Cotton and Steve Loughlin also sent a thank-you email to WHEB who will have us back next February 28/29.

Reading Is FUNdamental
Chair Joe Adrignola thanked Joe Adrignola, Kathy Calvin, Don Nelson, Joe Collie, Nancy Williams, Debbie Grant, and Dianne Roberts for appearing at Woodland Heights Elementary School Wednesday last. Joe Adrignola, Kathy Calvin, and Don and Sue Nelson were at Pleasant Street School Friday last.

Acting Pres. Joe Collie advises that next week we will vote on the posts vacated by V.P. Nate Robertson and Director Dan Fisher. The Boards have nominated Paul Cotton for Director and (in an Apocalypse-signalling occurrence) Warren Mitchell for Second Vice President.

Vice Presidential nominee Warren Mitchell and his campaign manager.

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Guest Speaker
V.P. Joe Collie introduced Division Business Liaison David C. Smith, N.H. Dept. of Education, Div. of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation Vocational Rehabilitation, to the club. His division's mandate is to provide vocational rehabilitation and help individuals with disabilities get jobs. Last year they placed 1600 workers into positions. For more information go to Smith would also like other Kiwanis clubs to know that he is available as a guest speaker statewide.

Division Business Liaison Dave C. Smith, Vocational Rehabilitation and V.P. Joe Collie

Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Bike Rodeo
Chair Chet Cilley will have a meeting of the Safety Day Committee after next week's meeting. Committee members should plan on attending as well as any other member who would like to help out.

Happy Dollars
Michael Bastraw came up with a dollar for nephew Jaimon Hancock and his Interlakes High School teammates winning the State Basketball Championship; and Chet Cilley for playing a good round of golf in South Carolina.

It's good to be champs.

Courtesy Photo


Monday, April 7
The Boards meet; NISE

Monday, March 31
Riae Mellow Andres will talk about the Crash Carts for Kids program.

Monday, March 24
April Houle, Coordinator of Family Sponsor Program and Chris Irvin, Community Liaison, Child and Family Services will speak.

Monday, March 17
Our guest speaker will be Exec. Dir. Roger Larochelle, The Mayhew Program; we will vote in a new Vice President and Director; and the Bike Rodeo committee will meet after the regular meeting.


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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