Richmond Kiwanis Club

February, 2008 Newsletter

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

January 31 to Feb 4
All A Classic Program Sales

February 5 - Noon
Amber Land Snell - program about America in Bloom or Beautify America
Amber's family had Hillcrest Nursery for many years.

February 12 - Noon
Lucille Snyder
Kids Konnection,

February 19 - Noon
Richmond Police Chief Larry Brock
City of Richmond

February 26 - Noon
To be Announced
Speaker Sponsor

Possible Future Program Topics

February 1-March 3

Read Around the World­This event celebrates one-on-one reading to children. Your February Kiwanis magazine will include a feature article about how clubs have expanded their Read Around the World programs to ensure an enduring impact on children in their communities. For Read Around the World information, contact Kiwanis International, Branded Programs; phone, 800-875-8755, x211; e-mail,; Web site,

February 1-28

American Heart Month ­ Volunteers across the country spend one to four weeks canvassing neighborhoods and providing educational information about heart disease and stroke. Know the warning signs of a heart attack. Call 911. Give CPR. For information, call your local chapter of the American Heart Association or write American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231; phone, 800-AHA-USA1; Web site,

Library Lovers Month ­ This is a month-long celebration of school, public and private libraries of all types. This is a time for everyone to recognize the value of libraries and to work to assure that the nation's libraries will continue to serve. For information, contact Stephanie Stokes, 1980 Washington, No. 107, San Francisco, California 92109; phone, 415-749-0130; e-mail,

National Children's Dental Health Month ­ This month focuses on increasing dental awareness and stressing the importance of regular dental care. For information, contact the American Dental Association, 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; catalog sales, 800-947-4746; Web site,

February 2

Groundhog Job Shadow Day ­ Students spend part of the day in the workplace "shadowing" an employee during a normal day on the job. Job Shadow Day introduces students to the requirements of professions and industries. A planning kit is available. For information, contact 410-810-7910; e-mail,
February 6-12

National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

February 26

Spay Day ­ This event is designed to end the tragedy of pet overpopulation by encouraging every humane American to take responsibility for having at least one cat or dog spayed or neutered, be it theirs, a neighbor's, or a shelter animal. Veterinary clinics, humane societies/shelters, animal protection organizations, individuals, and others are encouraged to participate. For information, contact Doris Day Animal Foundation, Spay Day USA, 227 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20002; phone, 202-546-1761; e-mail,; Web site,

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