May 03, 2010 - Vol.21, No. 31


News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families




Roger Webster

Senior Members:
Howard Bacon, Ed Merski, Paul Normandin, Carroll Stafford, Roger Webster, and Paul Cotton

Bike Rodeo Update:
VP Mike Marsh passed around a sign up sheet and gave an update on the Bike Rodeo scheduled for May 15th.  The following individuals have signed up to help: Brian Winslow, Roger Webster, Kathy Calvin, Don Nelson, Jim Fortier, Joe Adrignola, Steve Loughlin, Larry Murphy, Phil Bonafide, Mike Marsh, Steve Gorse, Howard Bacon, Paul Normandin, and yes you guessed it…Larry Murphy again.

VP Mike Marsh requested some help on Friday May 14th to move tables, chairs, barricades and traffic cones; Kathy Calvin, Larry Murphy, Brian Winslow and Roger Landry offered some of their time.

Other News:
Phil Bonafide reports that he stopped in at Happy Jack's and talked to Peter Karagianis Jr.
Good news: Peter Sr. feels better and is anxious to start getting out and about!

On The Cutting Edge:
This was Ed Merski's first meeting since his bizarre experience with a chain saw. As reported in last week's bulletin, Ed nearly cut off his leg after his chain saw acted up. Ed is healing up quite nicely as shown in the picture below:

Ed Merski's leg with bandage
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

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Meet Ed Merski: A retired forester with an attitude.
Photo and graphics by W. Stephen Loughlin


50 50:
$15 to Paul Normandin

Two Paul's are too happy that one Paul won.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Yes,Vi, I lost. That means it will be mac and cheese for dinner this week.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Free Meal:
Howard Bacon

Happy Dollars:

$5 from Paul Normandin for winning

$1 from Ed Merski who is happy he still has a leg after his incident with a chain saw.

No fines tonight

Board Meeting Minutes:
At the regular Board meeting held on April 5th, a motion was made to approve the minutes as read. That motion carried.

The Board approved the following:
-To donate $150.00 to fund Project Headstart books through Young Children Priority One.
To approve the following leaves of absence; three months for Cathy and Tom Knox, six months for Dick Metz, and one month (through the end of April) for Phil Bonafide.

The treasure's report was approved.

The Board of Directors meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.

Kathy also reported that a vote of the general membership on April 26th, resulted in the following official positions: Mike Marsh as incoming president, Roger Landry and 1st Vice President, Joe Adrignola as Treasurer. Board of Directors elected were: Joe Collie, Steve Loughlin and Steve Gorse.



Tonight's meeting was adjourned at 6:58 p.m.



Larry Murphy stays busy in his retirement.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Roger Landry likes cleaning up so much he could watch it all day.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin



Upcoming Schedule:

Monday, May 10th

Saturday, May 15th
Bike Rodeo - Opechee Park Clubhouse
- all members needed

Monday, May 17th

Monday, May 24th

Monday, May 31st
No meeting. Memorial Day.
We will meet Tuesday June 1st.

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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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Pictures contained in this newsletter have been modified to assure a fast download. Therefore, if you try to print them, they will not be of the best quality. If you should desire a picture better suited for printing, feel free to request a copy by emailing W. Stephen Loughlin at steve@theloughlins.com