Richmond Kiwanis Club

November, 2006 Newsletter

Meetings Tuesday - Noon - Galaxy Bowling Conference Room, 1025 Amberley Way
Richmond, KY 40475-8847
(Off of I-75 Exit 87) in Richmond, KY.

November 7 - Noon
To be Announced
Speaker Sponsor -

November 13 - 6:30 p.m.
Farm City Banquet
Kiwanis will present the annual Jack Taylor Support of Agriculture Award at this banquet.
Tickets are available for the banquet from the Kiwanis Club President - $10 for each meal

November 14 - Noon
Ron Boyd and Al Patrick
Serving Katrina Victims

November 21 - Noon
American Red Cross

November 28 - Noon
Salvation Army

Richmond Kiwanis to Participate in Candy Distribution at Halloween Hoe-Down

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Richmond Kiwanis Board and Officers Inducted

Newly inducted officers and board members of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond are: Front row (l. To r.) David Harkleroad, president; Dr. Kim Naugle, immediate past president; and Elizabeth Robinson, board member for 2006-2008. Back row (l. To r.) Danny Damrel, secretary; Jack Taylor , board member for 2006-2008; Adam Poff, Vice President/President-Elect; Elbert Hudson, Treasurer; and Dr. Glen Kleine, board member for 2005-2007.
Board members not available for the photograph were: Brenda Blankenship for 2005-2007, Dr. Chris Boni for 2006-2008, Wayne Short for 2005-2007 and Dr. Morris Taylor for 2005-2007.

The Richmond Kiwans officers and board members were inducted at a joint meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond and the Kiwanis Club of Irvine Ravenna. Inducting the leadership of the Richmond Kiwanis Club was Rebecca Werner, the Lieutenant Governor of District 9 of the Kentucky Tennessee District of Kiwanis International.

Click here for additional photos of the 2006-07 induction

November 1-30:
Kiwanis Family Month ­ This event is a time for each Service Leadership Program and the Kiwanis International Foundation to promote Kiwanis-club involvement. During this month, the foundation launches its Annual Club Gift Campaign, and it allows Service Leadership Program clubs­Kiwajunior, Circle K, Key Club, Builders Club, and K-Kids­to establish special programs or projects with the new administration of their Kiwanis clubs.
Aviation History Month ­ Anniversary of aeronautical experiments in November 1782 by Joseph Michel Montgolfier and Jacques Etienne Montgolfier, brothers living at Annonay, France. The brothers experimented with filling paper and fabric bats with smoke and hot air, leading to the invention of the hot air balloon, man's first flight, and the entire science of aviation and flight.
American Diabetes Month ­ American Diabetes Month is designed to communicate the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of proper diabetes control and treatment to those diagnosed with the disease and their families. For information, contact: American Diabetes Association at 800-DIABETES.
Family Stories Month ­ November starts out with crisper weather and ends with the gathering of family and friends around the table, which makes November the perfect month to start telling and saving family stories. For information: Scrapbook Storytelling, 3460 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri  63139; phone, 314-353-6100
I am so Thankful Month ­ This month is dedicated to giving thanks and counting your blessings daily. Share with others the things for which you are thankful. For information: Nancy J. Lewis, PO Box 342, Fayetteville, Georgia  30214; phone, 404-559-7614
National Alzheimers Disease Month ­ To increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and what the Alzheimer's Association is doing to advance research and help patients, their families, and their caregivers. For information: Alzheimer's Association, Nicolle Heller, 919 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100, Chicago, Illinois  60611; phone, 800-272-3900 or 312-335-4037
Peanut Butter Lovers Month ­ Celebration of America's favorite food and number one sandwich. For information: Peanut Advisory Board, 1025 Sugar Pike Way, Canton, Georgia 30115

November 1
European Union Anniversary ­ The Maastricht Treaty went into effect this day, formally establishing the European Union. The treaty was drafted in 1991. By 1993, 12 nations had ratified it. In 1995, three more nations ratified the treaty. The European Union grew out of the European Economic Community which was established in 1958.
National Family Literacy Day ­ Family literacy programs bring parents and children together in the classroom to learn and support each other in efforts to further their education and improve their life skills. For information: National Center for Family Literacy, 325 W. Main Street, Suite 200, Louisville, Kentucky  40202; phone, 502-584-1133 or 877-FAMLIT1

November 8
National Parents as Teachers Day ­ To pay tribute to the more than 2,600 Parents as Teachers programs located in 50 states and six countries. These programs give parents support and guidance to be their children's best first teacher in the critical early years. For information: Parents as Teachers National Center, 10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 230, St. Louis, Missouri  63132; phone, 314-432-4330

November 20
National Great American Smokeout Day ­ A day observed annually to celebrate smoke-free environments. For information: American Cancer Society, Corporate Communications Department, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia  30329; phone, 404-329-5724.

November 21 - 27
National Adoption Week ­ To commemorate the success of three kinds of adoption-infant, special needs, and intercountry-through a variety of special events. For information: National Council for Adoption, 1930 17th Street NW, Washington, DC  20009; phone: 202-328-1200


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