Richmond Kiwanis Club

March, 2008 Newsletter

Meetings are held at noon on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays and at
6 p.m. on the 2nd, and 4th Tuesdays of each month at the

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

March 4 - Noon
Mindy Goble
Richmond Chamber of Commerce

March 11 - 6 p.m.
Trooper Chris Lanham

March 18 - Noon
Dr. Doug Whitlock, President - Eastern Kentucky University

March 25 - 6 p.m.
Karen Bailey, Ky River Foothills
New Hope Recovery Center for Women and assorted other Foothills programs
Special guests at this meeting will be 15 Circle K girls who are in town to work on a Habitat for humanities build. They are students from Alverno College, a four-year, liberal arts, independent, Catholic college for women, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Kiwanis Kudos

The Fargo Kiwanis Pancake Karnival - 1000 Places to See before you die in the US and Canada

In the newly published New York Times Bestseller, 1000 Places to See Before you Die in the US and Canada, one thing you are probably not aware of is the article about Kiwanis on Page 640 of that book. The service rendered by the Kiwanis Club of Fargo, North Dakota is getting national and worldwide attention.

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,

March 1-31:
Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month
­This month educates consumers, patients, and professionals regarding the need for early diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer. For information, contact Frederic S. Mayer, president, Pharmacists Planning Service Inc., 101 Lucas Valley Road, #210, San Rafael, California 94903; phone, 415-479-8628; e-mail,; Web site,

Mental Retardation Month­This month, educate the public about the needs of citizens with mental retardation and about ways to prevent retardation. For information, contact The Arc, 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 650, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; phone, 301-565-3842; Web site,

Music in Our Schools Month­The goal of this observance is to increase public awareness of the importance of music education as part of a balanced curriculum. Additional information and awareness items are available. For information, contact Deidre Healy, manager of Special Programs, Music Educators National Conference, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191; phone, 800-336-3768; Web site,

(United States) National Craft Month­This month promotes the fun and creativity of hobbies and crafts. For information, contact Hobby Industry Association, National Craft Month, Richartz and Fliss, 400 Morris Avenue, Denville, New Jersey 07834; phone, 973-627-8180; Web site,

(US) National Nutrition Month­This month educates consumers about the importance of good nutrition by providing the latest practical information on how simple it can be to eat healthfully. For information, contact the American Dietetic Association, 216 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60606; phone, 312-899-0040; e-mail,; Web site,

Red Cross Month­This month serves to make the public aware of American Red Cross service in the community. There are some 1,300 Red Cross offices in the United States. For information on activities in your area, contact your local Red Cross office. For US information, contact the American Red Cross National Headquarters, Office of Public Inquiry, 1621 N. Kent Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, Virginia 22209; phone, 703-248-4222; e-mail,; Web site,

March 5-11
(US) National Chocolate Chip Cookie Week
­Famous Amos cookies was born on March 5, 1975, from Wally Amos Aunt Della's secret recipe. For information, contact Rosica, Mulhern Inc. Strategic Public Relations, 95 Route 17 South, Suite 109, Paramus, New Jersey 07652; phone, 201-843-5600; e-mail,

March 20
Great American Meatout­
America's foremost celebration of meatless eating asks consumers to "kick the meat habit, at least for the day" at 2,000 events across the United States. For information, contact the Farm Animal Reform Movement, Box 30654, Bethesda, Maryland 20824; phone, 301-530-1737 or 800-MEATOUT; e-mail,

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