May 27, 2003 - Vol. 14, No. 34

 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


Ed Merski

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

Win a Classic!
Chair Paul Cotton passed out the sign-up sheet for the Auto Show at Meadowbrook, Saturday, May 30. On board are: (9a-1p) Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, Phil Bonafide, and Don Nelson; (1p-5p) Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, Michael Bastraw. The Motorycle Week schedule also made the rounds. Here it is to date. Sign up soon and often. If you can't make a scheduled shift, find your own replacement and let Chair Paul Cotton know.

Saturday, June 7
1p-5p: Ed Chertok, ___________, ___________, ___________

Sunday, June 8

Phil Bonafide: ___________, ___________, ___________

Monday, June 9
1p-5p: ___________, ___________

5p-9p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, ___________, ___________

Tuesday, June 10
1p-5p: Michael Bastraw, ___________

5p-9p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, ___________, ___________

Wednesday, June 11
1p-5p: Michael Bastraw, ___________

5p-9p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, ___________, ___________

Thursday, June 12
12n-5p: ___________, ___________

Paul Cotton: ___________, ___________, ___________

Friday, June 13
9a-1p: ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________

1p-5p: Ed Merski, ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________

5p-9p: Paul Cotton, Don Nelson, Sue Nelson, ___________, ___________

Saturday, June 14
9a-1p: Ed Chertok, ___________, ___________, ___________, ___________

1p-5p: Don Nelson, Phil Bonafide, Sue Nelson, ___________, ___________, ___________

5p-9p: Don Nelson, Sue Nelson, Paul Cotton, ___________, ___________

Sunday, June 15
9a-12n: Paul Cotton, Phil Bonafide, Jim Fortier, Arlene Fortier, ___________, ___________

12n-3p: Paul Cotton, Warren Mitchell, Don Nelson, Sue Nelson, Phil Bonafide, Jim Fortier, Arlene Fortier

Click above for event info.

Courtesy Graphic


Chair Joe Adrignola thanked all who helped with the Reading Is FUNdamental programs at Elm Street School and Woodland Heights School last week: Joe Adrignola, Larry Murphy, Kathy Calvin, Roger Webster, Howard Bacon, Charlie St. Clair, Jennifer Anderson, Police Chief Thomas Oetinger and Lt. John MacLennan, and Shirley Glines. We also received coverage of the event from WMUR-TV. Chair Joe Adrignola would also like to invite the non-members who help out with the program to one of our meetings. Next up is Pleasant Street School, Wednesday, May 28, 2a-3p (Joe Adrignola, Kathy Calvin, Michael Bastraw, Don Nelson, Chet Cilley, and Warren Mitchell).

Getting Clipped for Kiwanis
Charlie St. Clair reports that his colleague, Jennifer Anderson, received a call from C.B. Sullivan/Paul Mitchell Hair Products who will sponsor a "cutathon" at the Laconia Road House at the Lobster Pound, Thursday, June 12. Several salons will supply hair stylists who will being cutting hair from 11a-6p. They advised Jennifer that they were seeking a charity to receive the proceeds. She suggested us--so that's where the money will be going.

Joe Adrignola/Jim Fortier, $18.50

Happy Dollars
Two dollars came from the above.

Laws and Regulations Chair Phil Bonafide advises, due to low attendance, that we will be reviewing/voting on the proposed changes to our bylaws and policies and procedures next week.

Our Macon Connection
Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2003 9:25 PM
To: Carroll Stafford
Subject: Greetings from Macon, Georgia - 5-18-03
Hello Carroll & Sandra --
Linda and I have finally returned to GA after our nearly 4,000 mile driving trip to New England. Thanks again for making our stop in Laconia such a pleasant experience! The Kiwanis hospitality and visiting your lovely home were highlights of our pleasure/antiquing trip! Several 'notes': a) I have looked at your Kiwanis Club web site and am most impressed! Please give our best wishes to the entire membership at your next Monday night meeting. b) On Tuesday, 5/20/03, I will share my visit in Laconia with my fellow Kiwanians during our noon meeting and encourage us to continue our development of a club website. c) The 2004 Cherry Blossom festival dates are March 19-28. At your convenience, go to the festival website ( for some more info on our festival's history, events, etc. You have a 'reservation' at our home if you can plan to attend! Must close for now but hope this email reaches the bank will be read in the morning. Our 'addresses' include email: --1439 Old Forsyth Rd., Macon, GA 31210 -- home phone: (478) 477-1462 -- Best Regards -- Charlie and Linda Cloaninger

The Suggestion Box
by Past Pres. Michael Bastraw
We could use a banner.

Monday, June 9
RIF personnel will join us for the evening.

Monday, June 2
Boards meet, NISE, we will discuss/vote proposed changes to the Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.


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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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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