MAY 15,2018
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Meeting News


Greeters Gina Nowak, Mel Stubli, and Melody Fanslau
Presiding Officer Ron Wimple
Note Taker Mike McAran
Photographer Spencer Ruffner
Reporter Lana Archer
Publisher Spencer Ruffner
Invocation Ron Publiski
Song Leader Carlton Cook


Arvid Northrop, with membership application submitted

President's Announcements

The deadline for reserving your spot on the Casino Trip is fast approaching. Get your name and check, payable to Kiwanis, in to Wendy soon. Deadline, May 22 for sign-up to join Firekeepers Casino trip, Saturday, June 9. Cost $40 per person. Meet in Busch's parking lot at noon and return by 8:00pm. 50/50 Raffle, games and snacks. Casino gives you $5 for dining/slots and $20 for slots. Please get your reservations and money in to Wendy. There are still seats available and the only way this will be a successful fundraising event is by filling the bus and participation in the fun and games.

50/50 Drawing

$52.00 #13 George Eidson, congratulations George!!


Bill Baker - Next Tuesday, May 22, Interclub to Addison Kiwanis. Leaving at 4:30pm, contact Bill if you can attend.

Doug Bird - City of Tecumseh has 8 AmeriCorp workers coming to work at Kiwanis Park on Thursday, May 17th from 9am to noon. Need Kiwanis members to assist Doug and Jack Beach working with the workers.
Susan Gilmore - Next week our Scholarship recipients will be attending our meeting. If you can help with set-up please come at 9AM on Monday and will also need help with breakdown on Tuesday after the meeting.
The AmeriCorp group will also be attending on Tuesday


Jane Poczatek and hubby John are celebrating 23 years.

Fine Session

Melody Fanslau quizzed us on 1960's Music Trivia

Billy Roberts wrote "Hey Joe".
Wishing and Hoping was performed by Dusty Springfield.
Beatles first hit was "Love Me Not".
Mike Clifford was a one hit wonder.
My Girl was sung by Smokey Robinson.
Elvis and Priscilla were married in 1967.

Special Fines and Happy Dollars

Melody Fanslau gave birth to her 8 pound, 10 ounce, 22 inch long son on this date.
Wendy Brys thanked Ron Publiski for redoing our Kiwanis cabinet with a new lock.
Tom Meyer, corporate member, Ted Keating, from Ididit, is an Adrian Maple Wheeler.
George Eidson contributed $3 for winning the 50/50 today.
Amy Carothers for everyone having a great time at the Escape Room fellowship outing.
Amy Carothers reported that Gloria Dei is adding 17 more flags.
Jane Paczatek for new Library director, Susan Bach, starting. Gayle Hazelbaker's last day will be the 17th. And Thank You for the anniversary song too.
Arvid Northrup - His daughter made it safely to Lima Peru where she will be hiking and site seeing.
Doug Bird - The group got out of the Escape Room in 56 minutes. And the Presbyterians have lots of flags too.
Mike McAran - Sunday night, Gina Nowak told his wife that he was going to be VP of Kiwanis again. Thanks for letting the cat out of the bag Gina.
Lana Archer - fund raiser for Associated Charities, Wednesday, May 16 at Chomp Burger.
Gina Nowak - husband had surgery April 23, back in hospital with blood clot on May 4, is now home and getting better.
Spencer Ruffner - rode his bike 45 miles. Went from home to Blissfield, Peterburg, Dundee and back. The Russel Stover Icecream was great in Dundee.


Community Service Committee had members play KWANO, using KWANO cards and beans. Lana called out the rows and numbers.
The winner of each KWANO will have $10 donated to the charity of their choice.

The first five KWANO winners matching (just like BINGO) a row, column or diagonal line of numbers, got to chose a charity. After the first 5 charities were chosen the KWANO winners got to add a tally mark ($10) to the charity of their choice.
Charities were:
"Associated Charities" with 5 KWANOs ( $50)",
"Hospice of Lenawee" with 4 KWANOs($40),
"Community Learning Connection" with 3 KWANOs ($30),
"Tecumseh School Foundation" with 5 KWANOs ($50),
and "Share the Warmth" with 6 KWANOs ($60).
Chuck Gehrke had the most luck with the winning card several times.

  Future Meeting Schedule & Responsibilities

Date Invocation Note Taker Greeter1 Greeter2 Fines Program Chair Program Description
May 22 Wendy Brys Dawn Wertz George Eidson Megan Stevenson Megan Stevenson Susan Gilmore Scholarships
May 29 Board Meeting Board Meeting Board Meeting Board Meeting Board Meeting Board Meeting Board Meeting
June 5 Amy Carothers Leesa Rine Leesa Rine Jack Beach Jack Beach Tom Meyer TCA- Kelly Jo Gilmore
June 12 Mike Morast Gina Nowack Beth Noden Chuck Gehrke Chuck Gehrke Wendy Brys Shelly Lim - Tec Parks and Rec
June 19 Chuck Gehrke Jan Poczatic Wendy Brys Walt Harvey Walt Harvey Ron Publiski Living Waters
June 26 JoAnne Potvin Bill Baker Lana Archer Lana Archer Dan Swallow Kiwanis Trail
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