Cards purchased last week will be delivered on
Another BIG event for the
readers at the Hennessey School -- Stephanie of the first grade
will be honored as Student of the Month. (This will be the
second year in a row that a student in Ms. Godfrey's class -- no
surprise) has been so honored. As here reader, we are
overjoyed! Thursday luncheon,
Rotary's Citizens Who Care
honoring Kiwanian Tim Felter on May 8.
Ironstone Derby Road
Race and Party: Saturday, May 3 to benefit Challenge
Saturday June 14 Bike
Rodeo at Target in Methuen.
tournament on June 17. The Club will be sponsoring two
golfers. CLASS is seeking a travel agent sponsorship;
Happy dollars flowed first for
Janie who resurrected our beloved bear, and, to no less a
degree, has given painstaking beauty to not only our banners but
also our reading program.
To readers Celeste, Robin,
Linda, Colleen, Maria, Danissa, Glenn and all others who have
For Charlie Breen who just
sold their house on the coast and are now living in North
For guest Ron Martin,
hopefully soon a Kiwanian, who many years ago was the recipient
of a $500 bowling scholarship from a Kiwanis Club.
Not so happy for Dave Louis
who had his ticket drawn for the second consecutive week, but
ran short of a win with the seven of diamonds. At least it
was a step in the right direction.
The Big News of the Week is
that the Feast team has enlisted some "fabulous"
dining opportunities for people in the Merrimack Valley for only
$45 a head. Throw in the combination of program and
tantalizing auction choices and how can any miss. Be sure
you and all of your friends will be there partaking.
It would be sinful if the hall
were not full and people missed this golden opportunity (let
alone the Club missed its fund raising target). Will you
be sin free?
It was wonderful having Mike
back with us again, if only for a visit on behalf of his beloved
Glenn Rogers reported about
the gifts of knowledge he found at the District's meeting at St.
John's Prep on Saturday, April 12.
District Governor George
DeLisle expertly led a discussion on the topic of
leadership. Key points were that leadership should have a
positive tone with expectations and responsibility spread evenly
throughout the membership. New members should be actively
incorporated into the activities of the club, with significant
responsibilities commensurate with their abilities and desires
and the full knowledge that all members are expected to be
contributors and leaders in their communities, large and small.
He also reported that Kiwanis
International has now required that all club members with direct
responsibility for leading children, particularly Circle K, Key
Club and AKtion Club advisers, have current criminal background
checks. How to do that is told on the Kiwanis
International web site.
The third main subject was a
report on the growing success of the Eliminate Project campaign,
in this region led by Dan Bennett. This District has
raised or pledged a total of almost half a million
dollars. Glenn challenged the Club to shoot toward a total
pledge and delivery of at least $17,500 over the next five
years, possibly as a replacement to the Special Initiative which
will expire in two years. More will come from this