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					                  KIWANIS                                   KRIER
                          KIWANIS CLUB NO.1 THE FIRST KIWANIS CLUB


                         “Changing the World, One Child at a Time”
                                         Home Club of
 Past Int’l President Walter J.L. Ray      Past Int’l Secretary Reginald P. Merridew
 Past Int’l President Robert F. Weber     Past Mich. District Gov. & Sec. Treas. James D. Heymes




              VOL. 94                     April 2011                             NO. 2

                                        Mark Your Calendar


                                            April 2011

April 5 – Club Meeting: March of Dimes Presentation about May 1st.walk

April 19 – Club Meeting: Skillman Foundation Presentation

April 30 – SPRING DIVISIONAL: Official visit by Michigan Governor, Bill Gohier

                                            May 2011

May 1 – March of Dimes Walk – 8:00 Hart Plaza    Wear a red T-shirt

May 2 - Kiwanis International Goodwill Banquet – 6:00p.m. Port Huron $25

May 3 - Club Meeting: Erin Nicole, from ABC channel 7 and Detroit Pistons

May 17 - Club Meeting: Major Herb Fuqua will make a special veterans presentation including
         recordings made while in a foxhole in Vietnam

                                            June 2011

June 4,- Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast 9:00 a.m. PACCM, 17356 Northland Park, Southfield - $20.00.
         Sign up at club meeting or call Jeanette at (248) 752-7147.

June 7 – Club Meeting: annual election of officers

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      KIWANIS CLUB NO. 1 meets at NOON on the 1ST & 3RD TUESDAYS of each month at
                 The DETROIT ATHLETIC CLUB, 241 Madison, Detroit, MI
                              Invite friends to a meeting!
                                               Kiwanis Club News


            Death of Rowland Watkins
            Rowland Watkins, member since 2006 and Kiwanis Board member was tragically killed March 10 in an
            automobile accident. An educational fund is being set up to assist his son, Roschard. Details will be
            announced as they become available.

                                     New Kiwanis Member - Cynthia A. Johnson




     Meet Cynthia A. Johnson. A native Detroiter, she was a candidate for State Representative from Detroit’s 6th
     District. A life-long community activist, she will work to make Detroit a great place to live. She was doing
     Kiwanis service before she became an “official member”. The Dictionary project interested her and she spent
     the day with the students after delivering the dictionaries. She will be actively involved in efforts to improve the
     city of Detroit.

      Annual Club Elections – June 7
     The nomination committee, headed by Jim Heymes will provide the slate of candidates for your consideration
     prior to the June 7 meeting. Please plan to attend.

     Club Dues – Club dues have remained constant as club expenses have increased. There will be
     discussions of this issue at upcoming meetings. Plan on sharing your thoughts about if and how we might
     structure a small dues increase.

     Remember these members with kind notes and prayerful thoughts
     Kris Marianne’s father, John Jay Bateman, passed away on March16. Kris has requested that memorials be
     made to the Michigan Humane Society.
     https://secure2.convio.net/mihs/site/Donation2?idb=1306733978&df_id=1660&1660.donation=form1&JServSessionIdr
     004=6egk1aeb17.app246a
     Kim Walsh, stepfather, Richard White passed away on April 5th.
     Marcia Ford’s father, Richard P. Ford, passed on March 17th. Her family has requested that memorial
     donations be made to the Michigan Kidney Foundation http://www.kidney.org/site/index.cfm?ch=306
     Frederick Jansen, Honorary Member passed March 17, 2011

     Club Birthdays                                        Club Officers:2010-2011
                                                           President: Jeanette Harris
April                                                      Immediate Past President: Patricia Hampton
 4 Jeremy Cnudde                                           President-Elect: Thom Mann
11 Steve Mayhew                                            Vice-President: Jason Hale
15 Joe Lentine, Jr.                                        Secretary: James Heymes
15 Michael O’Brien                                         Treasurer: Greg Zink
16 Gloria Smart                                            Board of Directors
18 Jynil Schneider                                         Eric Sabree         2009-2011
25 Eren Stephens                                           Lucas Wright        2009-2011
                                                           Marcia Ford         2010-2012
May                                                        Joseph Lentine, Jr. 2010-2012
 3    Thom Mann
 6    Barbara Borden
     Joseph Lentine, Jr.
 7    Sharon Gwizdowski
        Upcoming Service Opportunities/Networking Events – Put Your Logs on the Fire




April 28, 2011 Interclub Opportunity with Roseville/Warren Club
Time: 7:30 a.m. Denny’s Restaurant on 31831 Gratiot Ave Roseville, MI 48066
Bring a pair of new pajamas (child or adult) which will be donated to the Salvation Army. Call Jeanette at (248
752-7147 if you can make it.

April 30 – Spring Divisional Meeting for Divisions, 1, 3, and 7. This is the annual visit of Michigan
Governor Bill Gohier. If you didn’t meet him at the birthday party, this is a great opportunity. The deadline for
registration is April 22. Cost is $25 per person (includes lunch). This is where the Division’s Lieutenant
Governors, Lt. Governor Designate and Division Trustee are elected. Our own Pat Hampton is the current
Lieutenant Governor and is a Trustee Candidate. Come out and support her. If you can attend, call Pat at (202)
257-2950. The meeting starts at 11:00 and will be done by 2:00. Location: American Polish Cultural Club, 2975
E. Maple, Troy, MI.

April 30- Skillman Foundation will host a 50th-anniversay-themed Kids Matter Here Summit II on Saturday,
April 30, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ford Field. The Foundation will have exciting updates on the Good
Neighborhoods and Good Schools work. There will be food and music. Information will be available for families
about excellent schools and preparing kids for college. Joe Lentine Sr. will be getting more information out
shortly

May 1 March of Dimes Walk for babies – We are a sponsor. Sign up online at
http://www.marchforbabies.org//s_team_page.asp?seid=1521080 If you can’t walk, collect funds. Donate
online. Call Thom at (248) 202-0804 or Jeanette at (248) 752-7147 if you plan to walk. Park free at Woodward
Public School Academy which is located at 951 E. Lafayette. Vehicles can enter and exit from the Chrysler
Service Drive on this day. Thanks Kiwanis Member Dave. Wear a Red T-shirt.

May 2 – Kiwanis International Canada/USA Goodwill Banquet – 6:00 p.m. Black River Country Club, 3300
County Club Drive, Port Huron. Cost $25. Secretary Jim is planning to attend. Please call him at (517) 349-
7589 if you can make this event which promises fun and fellowship.

Books for Kids New titles are still coming in. Kiwanians, families and friends are needed to help with
distributing the books to literacy groups and also to sticker the titles. This is a great service opportunity. Give
Joe Lentine, Jr. a call at (313) 972-1400 x225 if you can help. Books are distributed on the 1st and 3rd
Mondays of the month from 3-6PM.

Presidential Volunteer Award – Kiwanis #1 is tracking hours worked. Kiwanians Derrick Glencer and Tony
Monk will soon unveil a chart with hours worked. Please forward your service hours to Tony at
tony@tonymonkdesign.com. Awards will be presented at next year’s birthday party.
http://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov/

Dictionary Project - http://www.dictionaryproject.org/about-us/mission-statement-vision-and-history
Help is still needed to deliver dictionaries to 3rd graders in Detroit Public Schools. This is a great project. You
meet 3rd graders and share the love of words. Thanks to those who have been working to deliver these
dictionaries. Soon we will be doing charter schools in Detroit. Contact Joe Lentine, Sr. at (248) 212-3812.

Community Service Food Collection – Please remember to bring nonperishable food to the first meeting of
each month. Dr. Kris Miranne will collect the food from your car.

				
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