The Kiwanis Kapers Dave’s Random News & Views
Kiwanigram Well what should I talk about…members.
Have you sent out your letters to Official Publication of
Kiwanis Club of South Bend, IN I know that I am not one to talk because
friends, family or business associates
PO Box 4414 I myself have not sponsored one new
asking them to help us fund the 2007- member since my friend Dr. Pat Case
South Bend, IN 46634-4414
08 Foundation Account. Our club is asked me to join.
looking to fund over $15,000 in
disbursements to needy children in But maybe that is the difference…our
the area for camperships and other friends. Why are we not asking more or
requests. Well below past years but our friends (or close working parners in
we are in a transitional year for the and outside our office) to join us.
club in fundraising. So whatever we
I know that I do not get to see my friend
can do is better than just rolling over
Pat as often as I would like and it usually
and giving up on those kids.
involves a card game or sporting event to
bring us together, buy I do get to see him
Don’t forget, it might be a good idea during our weekly meetings (even if it is
to have them keep their calendars brief because of me sitting at the head
open for the golf outing on Tuesday, table).
April 29th at Noon at Warren Golf
Course at Notre Dame. If you are missing a friend in your
life…why don’t you ask them to join our
club. We get a good lunch every week and
April Dates to Remember listen to important topics that effect our
community. That alone is worth $8 a
April 12th Kid’s Health Awareness Day week.
At the YMCA
April 29 Golf for the Kids Golf Serving the children of our community is
Outing at Warren Golf just a bonus!
Course at Notre Dame
picture library. I would like to include
some historical pictures so if you have
Who Am I any of past members, events or things
1. Hospital in which this Kiwanian was born
of interest. Please take a little time
entered this person into the USA’s Healthiest and scan them into your computer and
Baby contest The Kiwanian won, resulting with then send me a copy, with any
the center picture being published on cover information about that picture that
of Hygia Magazine.
2. Was a member of an American Legion
you would like to include, so that I can
baseball team while in high school. Team add them to the web site.
advanced all the way to the national
championship. They lost that game, but four We are headed into our 100th year as
members were taken into pro ball. Our
a club and I would like our web site to
member was not taken.
reflect that history to others. Heck,
3. Earned degrees in business administration I’m interested in learning more about
and mechanical engineering. the club’s history myself. I read the
Web Site Help names of past members and see how
4. Served in the Korean War. Awarded the
influential they were in the community
Bronze Star with Valor. I hope that everyone has had a chance and it makes me want to know more,
to visit our web site
5. Was named outstanding Jaycee President
of Ohio. Club attained growth to 600+ www.southbendkiwanis.com. Please send those
members, second largest in the USA. If not and your having problems pictures…stories…audio remembrances
signing on or would like some help. to email@example.com. If you have
6. Distinguished Past President and Please take a moment to send me an e-
Lieutenant Governor of Kiwanis.
any questions please feel free to ask.
mail or stop me in a meeting and let
7. Past President of Burger Dairy Stores. me know and I will help you get set up. Kiwanis is a Verb
(Even if I have to come to your house (by John F. Yegge)
8. Loves biking, music and exercising. or office. Ten Ways To Damage Your Club
Answer: John W. Moellering
I know that we are not using it to its In keeping with the modern trend
full potential so I will be coming up toward list publishing, we offer here
with a few new segments including a ten favorite ways new (and current)
Kiwanians can most harm the club they
have joined. A New Years Message April Programs:
Accept a Board or Committee From Emir Pouya
assignment you don’t have time 4/3 Dave Brenner -
We wish you all of our family's and friends
to perform. Good health and good spirit. With This Eaid University of ND/Innovation-
Join a clique. and this new year and new beginning of our Technology Park
Say “Been there – Done that” as season, May bring you and your family
often as possible.
more joy, peace and success . 4/10 Becky Hayden –
Emphasize the negative. College Football Hall of Fame
If it is your wish, send this positive message
Wait until next year to sponsor around the world.
a new member. 4/17 Don Inks –
Arrive late. One of the most important event of our Community & Economic Development
Criticize a lot.
Persian (Iran) culture which is Known as City of South Bend
"Eaid" . which means the New beginning of
Wait for someone else to our new year and it happens the first day of
volunteer. Spring. 4/24 Heidi Prescott -
Decline leadership South Bend Tribune/
opportunities out of false It is important to be able to have a new Business Beat Reporter
spiritual life, refreshing and cleansing of our
modesty. body and soul. One must never forget ,it is
Assert that it’s “tacky” to April Finemasters:
important to be able to forgive and forget,
strive for achievement awards what ever may had happen in the past
4/3 Dr. Pat Case
(such as perfect attendance among our family's or friends. And once
again celebrate peace and joy. 4/10 Jason Cooper
4/17 Moe Morrison
We hope this "Eaid" will be celebrated 4/24 Warren Braundorf
Excellence can be attained if you… around the world with its beautiful
Care more than others think is message, so the world will be more in peace
Please keep in your prayers our
wise. and joy.
dear Kiwanian, Dr. Bob Parsons who
Risk more than others think is
Eaid shomua Mubarak passed away on February 11th. Bob
safe. (we wish you a happy new beginning) you will be missed! You are now in a
Dream more than others think
better place and at peace
is practical. with love
– pain free!
Expect more than others think Pouya family
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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF THE DONE IN PREPARATION FOR PAT CASES’S A CHECK OF THE LISTED PROGRMS MAY
CAMPERSHIP REPORT THE NEXT BOARD AVERT THE OVERLAP OF PROGRAMS.
SOUTH BEND KIWANIS CLUB MEETING.
PAUL ASKED IF THE BOARD WOULD SUPORT
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON MARCH JASON ASK ABOUT THE BUDGET AND THE INVOLVEMENT IN SOUTH BEND’S
6, 2008 WERE PASSED OUT BY PRESIDENT “ATHLETIC AWARD PROGRAM.” THE BOARD MEMORIAL PARADE. REJCTED BY BOARD
DEAHL- READ AND APPROVED BY BOARD UNDERWRITES THIS VERY COSTLY AND THE MEMBERSHIP.
MEMBERS. NEWKIRK MOVED AND THE PROGRAM. THE BOARD CONTINUED TO
SECOND CAME FROM CRAIG. DISCUSS THE SITUATION. THE PORTION OF THE CLUB IS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE JUNE
MONIES LEFT TO THE INCOMEING 21 AND 22 REINS OF LIFE HORSE SHOW. PAUL
THE CLUB TREASURE SENT THE FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION IN OCT. WERE DISCUSSED WILL FOLLOW UP ON THIS MATTER.
REPORT WITH THE PRESIDENT. HE AND MANY POINTS OF CLARIFICATION
PRESENTED THE OPERATING ACCOUNT AS WERE UNDER CONSIDERATION. RITA’S SUNBURST WATER TABLE WAS ALSO
HAVING A CASH BALANCE AT THE END OF WORK WAS MENTIONED AND THE FACT TURNED DOWN BECAUSE OF UNKNOWN
MARCH OF $8665.78. THE RAFFLE ACCOUNT THEY SHE WILL BE MORE KIWANIS ACTIVE VARIABLES.
AS HAVING A BALANCE OF $1613.87. AFTER APRIL 15TH. WAS A CONSIDERATION.
NEWKIRK MOVED AND HIS MOVE WAS THE REQUEST FOR MONEY TO HELP
SECONDED BY AL KOCH. NO DISCUSSION THOMAS COXEY REVIEWED FOR THE BOARD SUPPORT AN ELKHART STUDENT WAS
AND ALL BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT VOTED “KID’S HEALTH AWARENESS DAY” AT THE TURNED DOWN BY A MOTION MADE BY
TO ACCEPT. OUR CLUB GAVE $1000 TO THE “Y” ON APRIL 12TH. HE INDICATED THAT MORRISON , SECOND BY STEVE AND A
NOTRE DAME CLUB TO SPONSER THE SOME KIWANIANS HAD SIGNED TO HELP. UNANIMOUS VOTE BY THE BOARD.
OFFICERS TO GO TO THE NATIONAL.
JEFF COREY REPORTED ON THE GOLF SKIP A MEAL WAS ENDORSED BY THE
THE FOUNDATION ACCOUNT WAS OUTING THE KIWANIS ARE HOLDING IN BOARD AS PROPOSED BY THE CLUB
PRESENTED AS HAVING A CASH BALANCE CONJUNCTION WITH THE “Y”, AND MADE A PRESIDENT. MOTION BY CRAIG , SECOND BY
AT THE END OF MARCH OF $13,493.28. THIS PLEA FOR HELP FROM THE BOARD JASON AND ALL “K” VOTE.
WAS ACCEPTED ; MOVED BY PAUL AND MEMBERS PRESENT. HE REPORTED THAT WE
SECOND BY JEFF WITH ALL THE BOARD HAVE 59 PLAYERS PRESENTLY SIGNED UP. MEETING WAS CLOSED BY A MOTION BY
PRESENT VOTING “K”. THOMAS COXEY HANDED OUT PACKET OF JASON AND A SECOND BY CRAIG . ALL “K”
LETTERS TO SOLICT PRIZES AND GIFTS FOR FROM THE BOARD WAS ACCEPYED..
MICHAEL O’NEAL WAS MADE AN OFFICIAL THE GOLF OUTING. JEFF GAVE OUT POSTER
NEW MEMBER OF THE CLUB. HE WAS FOR EACH GOLF COURSE. MINUTES BY M. MORRISON
TRAINED BY PAUL AND THE BOARD VOTED
TO ACCEPT HIS MEMBERSHIP AS PER AL KOCH REPORTED ON INTERCLUBS . HE
RECENT DECISIONS. HE WILL BE INDUCTED MADE AN APPEAL FOR MORE KIWANIANS
TODAY.. TO INVOLVE THEMSELVES WITH THE
PAUL MOVED AND JEFF SECOND FOLLOWED ACTIVITY. HE IS ALSO THE ONE WHO HAS
BY A UNANIMOUS “ K” VOTE. MIKE WILL ACCEPTED RESPONSIBILTY FOR THE
PAY THE $55 AND THE CLUB WILL PAY THE HIGHWAY CLEAN UP FOR OUR CLUB. THAT Thank you!
DUES FOR THE YEAR. MR. O’NEAL IS THE ACTIVITY WILL BECOME MORE OF THE
MEMBER OF “COMPANIONS ON THE CLUB ACTIVITY AS THE WEATHER GETS
JOURNEY” THAT ELECTED TO JOIN US. BETTER.
THE PRESIDENT PRESENTED A RECAP OF AL POINTED TO THE POSSIBLE OVERLAP OF
THE CAMPERSHIP PORTION OF THE BUDGET PROGRAM INVITATIONS, AND CAUTIONED
AND THE BOARD REVIEWED THE BUDGET AGAINST THIS. DAVID NEWKIRK SAID THAT
WITH REGARD TO CAMPERSHIPS. THIS WAS