Kiwanis Kronikle

May 7, 2001 | Volume 12, No. 32

New Key Club Officers V.P. Meghan Daigneau and Alyson Tankaard
Photo by W.S. Loughlin

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 Pheasant Ridge Country Club, Country Club Rd., Gilford, N.H. Please call your President or Secretary on any Member or his family in case of illness. Email: Michael Bastraw or Steve Loughlin


Roger Webster

Senior Members
Roger Ballantyne, Bob Turner, Howard Bacon, Dick Breton, Paul Normandin, Peter Karagianis, Roger Webster

Lt. Gov. Bev Fuller; V.P. Meghan Daigneau, Treas. Alyson Tankaard, Key Club

It's Official
Pres. Don Nelson called our Annual Meeting to order.

Division 9
Lt. Gov. Bev Fuller greeted the club and announced that her successor will be Lt. Gov.-Designate Ken Georgovitz from the Concord club. She also reminded everyone of the Goodwill Trip to Montreal, May 18-20. Unfortunately, she will be unable to attend the International Convention in Taipei.

Welcome Home
To mark Sr. Member Roger Webster's return from Arizona, Pres. Don Nelson led the club in a round of How Do Ya Do?

Win a Classic!
V.P. Phil Bonafide reports that the roadshow to Keene took in $2640 bringing our gross so far to around $35,500. Joining him and Dick Breton were Roger Webster and Nancy Williams. Even tho understaffed, they kept things going until the day's slow-down at 3:00 p.m. Next up will be the Weirs Boardwalk Memorial Weekend. We will be there Saturday and/or Sunday depending on the weather. And Motorcycle Week is not that far away--be sure to set some time aside for the Big Push. Imm. Past Lt. Gov. Chet Cilley will look into renting a new tent.

Editor Michael Bastraw and V.P. Phil Bonafide shake down a couple at the Winnipesaukee Expo.
Photo by W.S. Loughlin

Bike Rodeo
Chair Chet Cilley sent around the sign-up sheet for our annual Kiwanis Safety Day, Saturday, May 12, 10a-2p at Cantin's Chevrolet. If you haven't signed-up yet, give him a call. Flyers have gone out to the schools and The Citizen, WLNH, and Metrocast will also be getting the word out.

Chair Chet Cilley advises $800 has come in from vendors for the 4th of July Celebration at Opechee Park and The Platters are on board for entertainment.

Happy Dollars
Sr. Member Dick Breton came up with a buck for Sr. Member Roger Webster's help on the roadshow and only mentioned World War II once. Roger Webster then felt compelled to claim equal time by saying that it was "good to be back" and Leo and Claire Sasseville send their regards.

Food Savior
V.P. Larry Murphy has volunteered to chair the Food Trailer committee. Pres. Don Nelson will take it under advisement until the Boards meet.

The Salvation Army will be holding it's annual Civic Luncheon at the Margate on Tuesday, May 22. We get one freebie, other members pay $10.

Peter Karagianis, $29

Free Meal
Charlie St. Clair

Sgt.@Arms Roger Landry found Roger Ballantyne, Larry Murphy, and Nancy Parrott pinless.


Special Olympics
Sr. Member Roger Ballantyne reports that while we are again asked to staff the softball event for the Special Olympics, Saturday, June 2, it will be held at Dover High School instead of U.N.H. If anyone needs a ride, call Roger.

Chair Nancy Williams reminds us that we all need to be on the lookout for potential new members.

Club Election
Election Chair Joe Adrignola distributed, collected, and tallied the votes for next year's club and Charities Fund leadership. The winners were: President, Phil Bonafide; First Vice Pres., Larry Murphy; Second Vice President, John Grocki; Treasurer, Chet Cilley; Directors, Dianne Roberts, Nancy Parrott, Jim Fortier, Randy Eifert, and Dan Fisher. The Board-Designate met and appointed Kathy Calvin secretary and Dick Breton assistant secretary/treasurer.

2001-2002 Officers: Treas. Chet Cilley, Sec.'y Kathy Calvin, 2nd V.P. John A. Grocki, 1st V.P. Larry Murphy, Pres. Phil Bonafide, and Asst. Sec.'y/Treas. Dick Breton
Photo by W.S. Loughlin


2001-2003 Directors: Dianne Roberts, Dan Fisher, Nancy Parrott, and Jim Fortier
Photo by W.S. Loughlin


Last Month
The Boards approved $600 for dental bills; $400 for the Key Club's attendance of the Springfield convention; $1000 for Fourth of July fireworks; purchase of 6 pins for honorary members; and $19 for supplies.

This Month
The Boards granted Dan Faenza a 6-month leave of absence; reserved Food Trailer space at Gilford Old Home Day with V.P. Larry Murphy chairing; there was discussion on the club bulletin, meal penalty, donation to the Dental Resource Center, and where we'll meet January/February next.

Goodwill Bikers
Sr. Member Dick Breton is still looking for members interested in joining the motorcycle group that will be heading for the Goodwill Convention in Montreal May 18-20.

Happy Birthday
May babies were Warren Mitchell and Imm. Past Pres. Marty Hirschberg.

Next Week
Amanda Simpson, Laconia City Planning, will speak on the River Walk project.

Michael Bastraw

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