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|School Year||Key Clubs|
|School Year||Aktion Club|
|School Year||School Reading Program|
|Fall/Spring||Tall In The Saddle|
|Weekly||Deliver lunch left-overs to Open Door|
|June 12,13||Eagle Village Painting Project, 8:30am|
Flag Project Form
BRAVO Level 2 Forms
Volunteer Driver Form
View photo collage of Kiwassee members
A recap of the initial day of our Flag Project was the topic for the May 28 meeting. At our May 21 meeting, Debbie Conarty, Director of the Seasons Adult Day Health and Dementia Services, talked about her organization's activities and about dementia in general. The election of club officers for the next fiscal year and reports from Foundations were the items covered at the May 14 meeting. Newly elected officers are: President: Gordon Rogers; President Elect: Dave Winegardner; Vice President: Bruce Rayce; and Board Members: Karen Adams, Fred Honercamp, and Heather McLaughlin. Click here to view the Kiwassee Kiwanis Foundation report. Our annual Pig Auction was our May 7 meeting. It was held at the Salvation Army and netted over $300.
At our April 30 meeting, Kimberly Clark from the Midland County Educational Service Agency
presented information about the Longview Early Childhood Center slated to open in the fall.
Donations to the project can be made at their web site.
Also, member Jim Young announced that our Flag Project to raise money for the
Kiwanis International Eliminate Project is underway.
See the participation form for more information.
Heather Fisher and Kathy Worsley from the Pregnancy Resource Center spoke about the work of their organization
at our April 23 meeting.
Mid-year committee reports was the agenda for the April 16 meeting.
At our April 9 meeting,
Carl Ellinger, Superintendent of the Midland Public Schools, spoke about 2 millage proposals (Sinking Fund and Technology Bond)
that will be on the May 7 ballot.
Member Dick Skochdopole talked about the history of the club at our
April 2 meeting.
The 50-year history of Saginaw Valley State University was the topic of our March 26 meeting. Clifford Dorne, Associate Vice President for Institutional Research, was the speaker. Our March 19 meeting was about the New Tech High School program at Meridian High School. Patrick Malley, Director of the program, and Anthony Rosperski, 9th grad student, were the speakers. At our March 12 meeting, a presentation was made about the City of Midland combined gas to energy system at the City landfill. Joe Sova of the City finance department and Scott O'Laughlin, Superintendent of the landfill, gave the talk. Our March 5 meeting was a Membership Roundup. Donna Rapp, Vice President of MidMichigan Medical Center, spoke on developments at the Center.
The February 26 meeting was cancelled because of a conflicting event at our meeting place.
Chief Probate & Circuit Court Judge for Midland County, talked on issues with youth at our
February 19 meeting.
Our annual Valentine Party for spouses was our
February 12 meeting.
Gary Skory, Director of the Midland County Historical Society, spoke on The Love for Midland.
The February 5 meeting was held at the
Midland Resort and Convention Center.
Liga Dekmeijere from Latavia and Natalie Pluskota from Atlanta, two players participating in the
Dow Corning Tennis Classic, spoke on their experiences.
Bruce Rayce lead the discussion.
The January 29 meeting was a report on our Nuts & Candy and Golf Outing fund raisers. Jim Rajewski and Roger Briggs gave the reports. Daniel Newton and Daymon Leonhardt from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints spoke about their church at our January 22 meeting. At our January 15 meeting, member Terri Malek-Madani, Director of the Dow College Opportunity Program (COP) from West Midland Family Center, talked about the COP program. A report by the Audit Committee was the topic at the January 8 meeting. Joe Malan gave the report
|RECENT VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES|
|June 1,2||Summer Art Fair balloon booth|
|May 27||Memorial Day Parade|
|May 18||Midland Blooms|
|May 10||Salvation Army playground project|
|March 25||Kids Against Hunger packaging|
|February 23||Walk for Warmth|
|National Holidays||Flag Project|
|School Year||School Reading Program|
|School Year||Aktion Club, Key clubs|