Hoof Beats Kiwanis Club of the Horse Heaven Hills PO Box 6798, Kennewick, WA 99336 www.HorseHeavenKiwanis.org January 3, 2010 Edited by: John Lawson, Donna Underwood, Doug Brown If you have an announcement, advertisement, or article you'd like included, contact one of our editors. Remember, there is always more information about our club on our website at www.HorseHeavenKiwanis.org President-elect Dick Nordness opened our Lawson noted that S.I.G.N. contributions had been meeting. Wayne Underwood gave the invocation. matched last year by another foundation. Richard Lathim was our guest from the Pasco This week's raffle winner was Chris club. Karen Aanes brought in her new member Sivula. Chris donated his winnings application today. Kiwanis Lt. Governor Dave to the Foundation. Dirksen was in attendance. Erick Brist accompanied our speaker, Sarah Anderson who is Announcements and Coming Events also Mike and Jo Harrington's granddaughter. Deborah Cooper brought along a display of Lt. Governor's announcement Scentsy products for our club's winter fundraiser. Kiwanis Lt. Governor Dave Dirksen passed on a thank you to our club for our club's contribution We circulated our once-monthly goal for this year's Governor's Project. Also, next Kiwanis/S.I.G.N. Foundation Wednesday, January 12, the Division Counsel contribution jar for the Surgical meeting will be held at Camp Kiwanis. Arrive by Implant Generation Network. 6:00 for dinner hosted by the Kennewick Kiwanis. The meeting begins at 6:30 and should last about Birthdays, Anniversaries & Brags an hour. Dave also praised our member Wayne Underwood was our wrangler this week. recruitment. Dick Nordness apologized to the speaker for not Meetings having a projector available. Don Barnes wished A Membership committee meeting was held us all a "Happy New Year" and took note of his following the regular club meeting to vote on daughter's birthday. Mark Blotz called our Karen Aanes’ application and discuss our attention to Sunday's Seahawks win. Doug Brown recruiting program. There here will be no January joined in wishing us "Happy New Year". Mike Administrative Committee meeting. The Club Harrington was glad to see his granddaughter as Board meeting will be held at its regular time our speaker today. Skype computer technology January 13 at 11:45 at Clover Island. provided Dick Nordness a live video window to share Christmas with grandchildren in Slovenia. Valentine's Fund Raising Chris Sivula's wife Betsy is headed to UCLA for Lorraine Cooper kicked off specialized treatment. We all wish her well. our “Scentsy” Wickless Candle fundraiser running WSU, Texas Tech and TCU were the objects of through January 21. You Wayne Underwood's football brag, Karen Aanes are sure to find something celebrated her birthday last week and received a for all of the special valentines on your list. Sales service award from her church. John Lawson representative Deborah Cooper put us a table set wished Karen a welcome to the club. Carolyn up with an assortment of samples. Deborah also explained a bit about the product line for those of us who were uninitiated. Orders will be accepted Jo Harrington introduced her granddaughter Sarah throughout the next three weeks. Besides Anderson as this week's speaker. Sarah was purchases at this meeting, you can buy from the accompanied by fellow student Erik Brist to assist catalog or at a special KHHH link on her website. with the presentation. (We also have a link to the sale on our club website.) Shop over the net or traditionally by catalog and help raise money for our club’s administrative account. Our club get 25% of all sales! The deadline to place orders is Friday, January 21. Lorraine Cooper will accept any member orders and payments you bring in for the fundraiser. Interclubs Wayne Underwood announced a push to complete our "Round Robin" interclub objective. We will Sarah Anderson have an interclub meeting at the Columbia Club Sarah is a student at WSU Pullman. She is this Wednesday, 7am at Granny's restaurant. We majoring in Ag-Biotech. She has gained some will try to have another interclub at the Division hard won firsthand experience finding her way Counsel meeting next week as well. through the financial maze of funding her college. Although we were not able to provide Sarah with the projector she had hoped for, she did a great job adapting to the situation and delivered her presentation traditionally. (Webmaster Doug Brown More Dates to Save has made her slides downloadable for us.) Don't forget to check the end of the newsletter for some other important dates coming up. Sarah opened by describing her own situation and background. She told us how she personally applied for 30 different scholarships and came up with just $1700 in scholarship aid. Next Week: Education is important. It is a critical predictor of Lisa Toomey future earnings. But the cost of an education is Columbia Basin College growing much faster than inflation. Despite savings and financial aid, virtually all students find it isn't enough, leaving only loans and scholarships. Sarah went on to describe the scholarship process and how students find scholarships and determine This Week's Program: what they might apply for and how the scholarship Sarah Anderson process usually worked. She closed with College Scholarships questions from the audience. Her message was clear. College is important to student success. For almost all students, scholarships, public or private, are an important part of the financial mix that allows a college education to happen. We can add your card or message here. Contact one of our editors for sponsorship information. We can add your card or message here. Contact one of our editors for sponsorship information. Special Thanks for our 2010 J&S Dreamland Express Sponsors: Save the Date(s) Wed January 12 Division Counsel meeting at Camp Kiwanis. Dinner at 6 pm, meeting 6:30-7:30. All members are welcome. Thursday, January 13 Club Board of Directors meets at Clover Island, 11:45. All members are welcome. Friday, January 21 Scentsy fundraiser orders are turned in for delivery in time for Valentine's day.