Richmond Kiwanis Club

August, 2000 Newsletter
August Activities

Meetings Tuesday - Noon - Banana's Restaurant

August 1
Trooper Mike Coyle, Kentucky State Police
Trooper Isle

August 8
Bob Rumke, Executive Director
Richmond Chamber of Commerce

August 15
Tom Underwood, Director
National Federation of Independent Businessmen

August 22
Mac Kilduff, Assistant Press Secretary
J.F. Kennedy and L.B. Johnson Administrations

August 29
Dr. Ernie Fletcher
U.S. Representative

Richmond Kiwanis Golf Scramble
Attracts 64 Players and 11 Sponsors

The Richmond Kiwanis Club Annual Golf Scramble, held on July 21st at Gibson Bay, was a great success according to Bob Nayle. He said the event is likely to net about $2,000 with 64 players on 16 teams competing. The team headed by Kiwanian Robert Boardman won with a score of 58. Nayle said the event included good food and good company and concluded at 1:30 a.m. He said De Slover Realty was the corporate sponsor with individual holes being sponsored by the following:
Commonwealth Ford. Cumberland Valley National Bank, Danville Office Supply, First Star Bank, Frank Shoop, George Ridings Insurance Co., Lowes, Madison Bank, Telford YMCA, Turpin Funeral Home.

Support Provided for EKU Athletics

A check for $3,371 is presented by Mark Calitri to Jeff Long, Athletic Director at EKU. This check represents half of the profit from the annual carnival. The recipient of these funds is the EKU Colonels Club who provides support and scholarships at EKU. EKU provided the space for the annual carnival.Support Provided for EKU Athletics


Mac Kilduff to Speak on August 22

Mac Kilduff, who at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, announced to the world that President John F. Kennedy was dead, will speak to the club on August 22. Mac served as the Assistant Press Secretary for both the Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson administrations Press Secretary at that time was Pierre Sallinger.

In Happier Times - JFK and John, Jr.

Beginning of the Motorcade in Dallas

Mac Kilduff (lower left) holds tape recorder as Judge Sarah Hughes administers the oath of office to President Lyndon Johnson aboard Air Force One. This photo is located with a compilation of Kennedy photos at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in Boston.

For additional photos on the Kennedy and the Kennedy Assassination. 

and description of when Mac called VP Johnson Mr. President for the first time.

Pastor Virgil Grant Addresses Club

Pastor Virgil Grant, president of the Resource Office for Community Services, described the role of the organization to coordinate community giving to encourage better stewardship of limited funds.

Other Notes:

Brenda Blankenship has become a grandmother again. Benjamin "Ben" Patrick Blankenship was born on Sunday, July 12, 2000. The son of Troy and Peggy Blankenship was 8 lbs. 4 ozs and 19 3/4" long.


Newsletter Editor - Glen Kleine - 623-3941

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