March 2, 2009 - Vol.20, No. 22

News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families





Roger Landry

Senior Member:
Paul Normandin

The lone senior member in attendance: Paul Normandin
Photo by W
. Stephen Loughlin

On March 25th we will have an interclub at Indian Mound Golf Club in Ossipee with the North Conway and Dover Kiwanis Clubs. The cost is $15.00 per person. Please let Joe Collie know if you're interested


Call for help:
Kathy Calvin received an email from Former Lt. Gov. Sandy Blanchette from the Dover Kiwanis Club who asked Kathy to forward the message to other clubs in the division. Sandy asks if anyone can assist a family needing financial support in their efforts to help a sick child. To read the text of the message, "click" here.


Kiwanis KARES:
There are two Kiwanis KARES readings and distributions this month. The first one is at Pleasant Street School on March 5 in the morning. The second one is next week at Woodland Heights on March 11th from 9:45-11:15. Please check your schedules and your availability. Signed up so far:

March 5th at Pleasant Street School
Brian Winslow
Don Nelson and Sue Nelson

March 11th at Woodland Heights
Brian Winslow
Don Nelson and Sue Nelson


Schedule reminder:
Please remember that next week we will be meeting and eating at Lou Ricciardiello's greenhouse in Gilford. If you care to carpool, please meet at the Pheasant Ridge Country Club by 5:50 pm. Also, we have received word from Lou that his property has recently been plowed and there is parking available for those who care to drive directly to his greenhouse. For directions scroll down to the bottom of the page or "click" here.



District Convention:
Lt. Governor Joe Collie will be attending the district governor's board meeting this Sunday in Mansfield, Massachusetts. This weekend is the mid-winter conference. Joe will be attending the Sunday meeting and will have an update for us when he is back at Kiwanis on March 16th.

Free Meal:
Denise Dow

No 50/50 this week

Food Pantry:
$28 dollars was collected

Happy Dollars:
Absentee $1 from the clubs newest member Tom Knox
$1 from Dick Metz because Tom was not here.
$5 from Steve Loughlin in honor of his new grandson “Mason William Loughlin"

Steve Loughlin with new grandson, Mason William.
Photo by Paulette

Board Minutes:
Secretary Kathy Calvin read the board meeting minutes from the meeting of February 2nd. Some of the highlights include:
*The Charity fund was approved.
*The General fund was approved.
*A leave of absence was granted to Larry Murphy from 2/2 to 3/31.
*Approval was made to sponsor the Belmont/Gilford Youth Hockey League for $250.00
*Approval was made to donate $1,000 to the Laconia Key Club for their Africa Trip.
*Approval was made to make a donation to Community Health & Hospice in memory of Ed Chertok.



Honorary member Lou looks forward to our visit.
Photo by W
. Stephen Loughlin


Do you believe in the tooth fairy?...

"Click" on the above picture of the tooth fairy for directions to Lou's greenhouse.
For a larger picture of the tooth fairy, suitable for printing, "click" here.

Photo and graphics by W
. Stephen Loughlin


Upcoming Schedule:

Monday, March 9th
meet and eat at Lou Ricciardiello's greenhouse in Gilford

Monday, March 16th

Monday, March 23rd
Jane Bergeron, Organ Donor Program guest of Roger Landry

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Joe Collie

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: Joe Collie or Steve Loughlin



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