Richmond Kiwanis Club

October, 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.

Start of 2008-2009 Kiwanis Year

Installation Banquet of 2008-2009 Officers and Directors

October 7 - Noon
To be Announced
Speaker Sponsor -

October 14 - - 6 p.m.
To be Announced
Speaker Sponsor -

October 16 (Thursday)- 6.p.m.
Kiwanis Installation
Joint Installation with Irvine-Ravenna Kiwanis
Cedar Village - Irvine

October 18 (Saturday)- 2 to 6 p.m.
Halloween Hoe Down
Downtown Richmond

October 21 - Noon
Paul Reminger
Speaker Sponsor - Joyce Turpin

October 28 - - 6 p.m.
In-Club Auction for Administrative Fund

As one of the world's leading community-service organizations, Kiwanis' strength is that it is both international and local. Collectively, clubs have responded to global problems while continuing to address local needs.

2008 Installation of the Officers and Board of Directors
of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond

Officers and Directors in attendance at the joint Kiwanis Club of Richmond and Irvine-Ravenna installation banquet were (Front row to r) Joan Kleine, Treasurer and Helen Rhodus, Director. (Back row l to r) Danny Damrel, Secretary; Adam Poff, Immediate Past President and Director; Bob Lilly, President, and John Reed, Director.

Click here for additional photos of the 2008 Richmond and Irvine-Ravenna installation banquet

Liberty Place Recovery Center Holds Open House   
September 15, 2008

Entrance to the Liberty Place Recovery Center

Room 219 of the Liberty Place Recovery Center was outfitted by the Kiwanis Club of Richmond. The local Kiwanians had their name put on this room to recognize their contribution and support.

For complete story click here

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).
· 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. 92nd 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· National Roller Skating Month ­ A month-long 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.

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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