Richmond Kiwanis Club

May, 2001 Newsletter

Meetings Tuesday - Noon - Banana's Restaurant

May 1
Dr. Bill Reynolds
Future of Eye Surgery

May 8
Dr. Don Dilday
Pastor, First Methodist Church

May 15
Donna Alexander
Co-Director of Children's Action Network

May 22
Eric Baldwin
Spinal Health

May 29
Model School Key Club Report on Annual Activities

Richmond Register Publisher Speaks to Richmond Kiwanis Club

Rochelle Stidham, publisher of the Richmond Register spoke to the Richmond Kiwanis Club on April 24. She provided some background on her prior experiences in newspaper work in Texas and in Corbin, Kentucky. She indicated that the Register is looking forward to a remake of their design and is considering new features. She introduced her advertising sales manager who accompanied her to the meeting. During the comments at the conclusion of her remarks member suggested such things as publication of a map showing where Richmond and Berea are incorporating land into their respective cities; urged the Register to initiate original editorials rather than simply repeat editorials written in other newspapers, and urged more judicious publication of news such as the ethic controversy.

Member George Ridings Tells About His Wife's Condition.

George Ridings, Jr. reported to the Richmond Kiwanis Club on April 24 on the condition of his wife who made a remarkable contribution of one of her kidneys to one of their neighbors. George reported that Judy was in good health after going through major surgery. He indicated that their neighbor is likewise doing quite well. George added, with a light touch, that his neighbor reported that he cries more easily when watching sentimental movies on television.

Representative of the Lane Report Speaks at Club



Dick Kelly, a representative of The Lane Report magazine told about the development and contents of the Lane Report. Kelly, a former employee of ABC TV has worked for The Lane Report for many years. He indicated that it is the premier business news source for Kentucky. He suggested that the Lane Report, despite its substantive content, is a fast read. This is suggest by paragraphs that quickly summarize major news events in the column entitled "Fast Lane." The Lane Report also maintains a web site called Kentucky Business Online at One of the major contributions of Kentucky Business Online is that it maintains an archive of past stories from The Lane Report on that web site.

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