Richmond Kiwanis Club

August, 2009 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.

August 4 - Noon
Duane Curry
County Inspector

August 7-9
91st Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis District Convention

Lexington, TN

August 11 - 6 p.m.
Bectel Corporation

August 18 - Noon
Linda Lowery
God's Pantry

August 25 - 6 p.m.
Abra Akers Endsley, Senior Development Manager
Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass.

Richmond, KY 40475-8847 (Off of I-75 Exit 87) in Richmond, KY.

Earl Rhodes Long-Time Kiwanian

Earl Rhodes, life member and past Lt. Governor of Kiwanis International, passed away Thursday morning. Earl was a long-time member of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond and was a retired real estate broker.

When Earl recently married Helen Rhodes, he made sure that Helen joined Kiwanis and accompanied him to Kiwanis meetings. Both had perfect attendance at Kiwanis meetings. Helen subsequently persuaded her daughter,Vicki Whitaker an employee in logistics and purchasing at Sherwin-Williams Paint Manufacturing company to join Kiwanis.

Earl's visitation and funeral will be held at the Turpin Funeral Home, 237 N. Second St in Richmond. Visitation will be from Noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 29 and the funeral will begin at 2 p.m.

Richmond Kiwanians Donate $6,000 Toward Kiwanis Football Field

The Kiwanis Club of Richmond donated $6,000 toward the development of the Kiwanis Football Field to be located in the Lake Reba Recreational Complex, a City of Richmond Parks and Recreation facility off of Gibson Bay Drive in Richmond. The funds will be used to help prepare the football field and the bleachers for that field. David Harkleroad (right), President of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond presented a $6,000 check to the Richmond Youth Football and Cheerleading League for the development of the field. Recipients of the check were the Richmond Youth Football and Cheerleading League leaders (left to right) Chuck Hardin, Vice President; Darrin Slone, President; and Keith Long, Treasurer. The Kiwanis Club of Richmond focuses its philanthropic work on supporting youth in the Richmond/Madison County community. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

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