October 26, 2009 - Vol.21, No. 4

News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families





Roger Landry

Senior Members:

Jim Fortier, Roger Webster, Carroll Stafford and Howard Bacon

Pat Webster, girlfriend of Roger

Pat Webster


News from the Prez...
Dick Metz gave an update on Peter Karagianis. Peter had been in the hospital with pneumonia and he is now at home. Dick also reminded the club about the event at the Belknap Mill on Friday, November 6th in honor of Peter.

President Dick took this time to hand out committee assignments and a template for the Board of Director's meeting agenda. Dick requests that if there are items to be placed on the agenda to please let him know a week ahead of time.

News from the Sec...
Secretary Kathy Calvin reports on a successful Kiwanis KARES Event which was held at Elm Street School last Thursday. Janet Brough, Terri Forstent ( both from the Laconia SAU Office) and Chet Cilley, Don and Sue Nelson and Kathy Calvin were all there to help. The next Kiwanis KARES event will be at Pleasant Street School on Thursday November 5th 11:05 – 12:05.
Don and Sue Nelson and Dick Metz are our first volunteers.

Kathy also took this opportunity to present Roger Landry with his 6 year perfect attendance pin.

Kathy announced that she will be selling raffle tickets for the Laconia Girls Soccer Team. For just $5.00 a ticket, you can win a $100 thanksgiving dinner food basket that will be raffled off November 14th. Kathy has tickets for anyone interested.


Win a tunkey basket
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

News from the Kiwanian of the Year...
Sergeant at Arms Roger Landry reported, at this time there are no scheduled speakers. Roger asked club members to help get new presenters for our weekly programs.

50 50:
Steve Gorse won $19.

A very happy Steve Gorse with beginners luck!
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin


Happy Dollars:

Eight Happy Dollars were collected:

$1 from Roger Webster because his wife Pat has recovered and is now home. Since his wife is now home, Roger was asked who was the lady with him tonight at Kiwanis. Roger then noted, "there's an old saying...here's to my wives and sweethearts....may they never meet."
$5 from Grandpa Dick Metz because, last Saturday, his son Mike just had a 9lb 5oz baby girl named Madelyn Ivy Metz
$1 from Steve Gorse for winning the 50/50
$1 form Howard Bacon hoping that his wife Shirley recovers quickly (she replaced Pat in the same bed at Genesis ).

Howard was pinless and Phil was late.

New Member Induction:
President Dick welcomed Tom Knox back to the club after a short absence.
New member Tom Knox then introduced his wife, Cathy, to the club and, as her sponsor, inducted her as our newest member.

Meet our two newest members: Cathy and Tom Knox.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Cathy Knox gave an update on her offer to donate proceeds of one of her Yoga classes to the Laconia Kiwanis. She will be setting up shop in downtown Laconia at One Mill Plaza and her first class is next Tuesday!

Cathy Knox is happy as she is opeing her new business at One Mill Plaza.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin


Dick's favorite part of the meeting.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Tonight's meeting was adjourned at 7:06 pm.


Photo Ops:
Kathy Calvin was kind enough to provide us with some of the pictures she took last month at a Friday night football game at the new Key Club food shack.
Thanks Kathy!

All hamburgers will be well done.
Photo by Kathy Calvin

Chet demonstates he is in total control of the fire.
Photo by Kathy Calvin

Jim and Denise enjoy cooking weenies.
Photo by Kathy Calvin


Upcoming Schedule:


Monday, November 2nd
Boards Meet and Food Pantry money collected

Monday, November 9th


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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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