Richmond Kiwanis Club

October, 2005 Newsletter

Meetings Tuesday - Noon - Banana's Restaurant

October 4 - Noon
Derek Coffey - Basketball Mission Trips to Poland, Boznia-Herzegovina and Romania
Speaker Sponsor - Carolyn Pennington

October 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Joint Installation of Officers
Kiwanis Clubs of Richmond and Irvine-Ravenne
Cedar Village Restaurant - Irvine, KY

October 11 - Noon
Jeff Newberry - EKU Basketball Coach
"EKU Basketball - 2005-2006"
Speaker Sponsor - Dr. Ken Clawson

October 18 - Noon
Charles Hayes
Madison County History
Speaker Sponsor -

October 25 - Noon
Leon Coffee - World Church Service to Children
Speaker Sponsor - Carolyn Pennington

October 28 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Deaf University
October is Americans with Disabilities Awareness Month. Deaf University guides participants through simulations to show challenges faced by deaf individuals on a college campus. All are invited to attend.
Location: Powell - Herndon Lounge  Cost: Free
Contact Information: Shirley Rivard, 622-2937

Richmond Kiwanians working the second shift of the annual roadblock and remaining for a group photos were: First row (l. to r.) Beth Thompson, Wayne Short, Dr. Kim Nagle, Bo Damrel, and George Ridings, Jr. Second row (l. to r.) Brenda Blankenship, Dr. Christ Boni, Tammy Harkleroad, David Harkleroad, Cory, Bob Blyth, Dr. Larry Bobbert and Danny Damrel. David Harkleroad, the chairman of the roadblock, announced that the proceeds from the four-hour roadblock were near $4,000. The proceeds from the 2004 roadblock was $2,220 and the 2003 roadblock was $2,133. The bulk of the roadblock funds collected were directed toward aiding the Katrina hurricane victims with $500 being allocated toward the Delta Zeta Sorority philanthropy of Better Hearing and Speech.

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October 1-31

Month of the Young Adolescent ­ An annual national collaborative effort of education, health, and youth-oriented organizations, including Kiwanis International's Builders Club. Initiated by the National Middle School Association, this month brings together a wide range of organizations to focus on the needs of this important age range, ages 10-15. For info: National Middle School Foundation; 800-528-NMSA (6672): Web site.
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month ­ To promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters, the ASPCA sponsors this important observance. For info: ASPCA Public Affairs Dept., 424 E. 92 nd St., New York, New York 10128; phone, 212-876-7700.
Diversity Awareness Month ­ Celebrating, promoting, and appreciating the diversity of our society. For info: Carole Copeland Thomas, C. Thomas & Associates, 400 W. Cummings Park, PMB 1725-154, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801; phone, 800-801-6599; e-mail; Web site.
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month ­ For info, call the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Program toll-free at 877-880.NBCAM.
National Cookie Month ­ For info, call Cookies for You, 117 S. Main Street, Minot, South Dakota 58701; phone, 701-839-4975 or 800-814-5334; Web site.
National Depression Education and Awareness Month ­ A nonprofit campaign to educate patients, the elderly, and professionals about depression disorders. Kit of materials available for $15. For info: Frederick Mayer, president, Pharmacists Planning Service Inc., 101 Lucas Valley Road, #210, San Rafael, California 94903; phone: 415-479-8628; e-mail; Web site.
National Roller Skating Month ­ A monthlong celebration recognizing the health benefits and recreational enjoyment of this long-loved pastime. For info: Roller Skating Association, 6905 Corporate Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278; phone, 317-347-2636; e-mail, Web site.

October 1-7
Universal Children's Week
­ To disseminate throughout the world info on the needs of children and to distribute copies of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. For info, send $4 to cover printing expense, handling, and postage. For info: Stanley Drake, president, International Society of Friendship and Good Will, 8592 Roswell Road, Suite 434, Atlanta, Georgia 30350-1870.

October 16

United Nations: World Food Day ­ Annual observance to heighten public awareness of the world food problem and to strengthen solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. For information: United Nations, Department of Public Information, New York, New York 10117; or Patricia Young, US National Committee for World Food Day, 2175 K Street NW, Washington DC, 20437. Phone, 202-653-2404.

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