In our weekly meeting on September 26, we closed out the 2018-2019 year by giving some special recognition awards, then inducted our officers for 2019-2020.
Zach and Amanda Landis are such hard workers! Outgoing President Trent Higginbotham presented them with a certificate of appreciation for all their hard work and dedication over the past year.
Kiwanian of the Year was presented to Robin Robinson.
Trent passed the gavel to new president, Rick Novak.
2019-2020 Board of Directors:
Treasurer – Jo Bybee, Vice President – Zach Landis, President – Rick Novak, Incoming President – Leigha Woods, Secretary – Paige Chase-Novak.
We will be collecting items to help the people of the Bahamas. Drop items off to Hope FM at 3419 St. Johns Avenue in Palatka, or bring to our meetings over the next few weeks. Suggested items include:
Personal Hygiene items: Hair brushes, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Bars of soap, deodorant, washclothes, lotion, hair ties for women and little girls, toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer, baby wipes, diapers and pullups in all sizes.
First aid items
Comfort items for children: coloring books and crayons, small stuffed animals or toys, playing cards
School supplies: paper, pens, pencils, markers
Socks for adults and children
Thanks to the Palatka Daily News for highlighting our Club’s work in the concession stands at the PHS football home games.
August 1: committee reports
August 8: Jennifer Davis – UF Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home
August 15: Darryl & Lynn Curry – transatlantic sailing adventure (friends of George)
August 22: Ashley Clark, LifeSouth Community Blood Center
August 29: 5th Thursday – NO MEETING
September 5: committee reports
September 12: Paige, youth protection guideliness
September 19: Carla & Don Aycock sharing about their recent travels
September 26: OPEN
As we begin 2019 we have a new meeting place. Grace Fellowship has generously offered to let us use their fellowship hall for our weekly lunch meetings. We’re still getting together at noon on Thursdays. Bring a friend to see what Kiwanis is all about.
Grace Fellowship is located at 2400 St. Johns Avenue in Palatka. Look for a sign to direct you – we park in the side lot and enter through the kitchen door.
Club members and volunteers help raise a huge amount of money to go towards scholarship and supporting our PHS athletic department through our concession stand. Please mark your calendar to join us:
Saturday August 11 – Stadium Cleanup. Meet there at 9 to help.
Home Games This Year:
We enjoy hearing from people in our community and look forward to guest speakers during our Thursday meetings.
8/2 committee reports
8/9 PHS football coach Willie Fells, and presentation of donation to their athletic department.
8/16 Mary Garcia and Florida Dept. of Health violence intervention team
8/23 Sam Carr and Ken Mehaffey about the Bartram Frolics event
8/30 – 5th Thursday – no regular lunch meeting
To suggest a speaker email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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