Richmond Kiwanis Club

October, 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.

October 3 - Noon
Bo Bash Discussion

October 10 - Noon
Future Richmond Kiwanis Meetings are moved to Galaxy Bowling Conference Room

October 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Richmond Kiwanis Club and the Irvine-Ravenna Kiwanis Club
Joint installation of officers and board members
Cedar Village Restaurant in Irvine

October 17 - Noon
Discussion of details of Pancake Breakfast scheduled for Novembeer 18

October 24 - Noon
Tom Floyd, Assistant Supt. of Madison County Schools
Speaks on School Archery Program for Kids

October 31 - Noon
To be Announced
Speaker Sponsor -

Richmond Kiwanis Conducts 2006 Roadblock for Kids

Members of the Delta Zeta Sorority at Eastern Kentucky University assisted the Richmond Kiwanis Club in their annual Roadblock for Kids

Click here for photo story of the roadblock

Who says there is "No Free Lunch!"

Ben McPherson (left) tries his hand at bowling a strike with one ball to win a free lunch at the first Kiwanis meeting at the Galaxy Bowling Center at1025 Amberley Way. Ray Desloover, who offered a free lunch to Kiwanians who bowled a strike with one ball, holds up a goose egg representing the number of Kiwanians who won a free lunch by bowling a strike.

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,

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,

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,

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; Web,

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,

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.

October 28
Make a Difference Day ­  "Make a Difference Day is a day dedicated to helping others-a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Many Kiwanis clubs have organized events and programs around "Make a Difference Day" in the past, and this year with the launch of the Kiwanis "One Can Make a Difference" campaign, the connection is even more appropriate.

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