Richmond Kiwanis Club

February, 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.


January 28 - February 1
2009 Statewide All A Classic Basketball Tournament Program Sales

February 3 - Noon
Phillip Seyfrit - Battle of Richmond Battleground Park
Speaker Sponsor - Lora Noble

February 10 - 6 p.m.
Cecile Scubert from the League of Women Voters
Speaker Sponsor - Joan Kleine

February 13-14
Kentucky-Tennessee District Mid-Year Conference
Crowne Plaza Knoxville
401 W. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
Click here for details

February 17 - Noon
Glen Kleine Report on Kentucky-Tennessee District Mid-Year Conference
Speaker Sponsor - Glen Kleine

February 24 - 6 p.m.
Billy Gabbard
"The Job of the Madison County Clerk"
Speaker Sponsor - Earl Rhodes

February 27 - Evening
Setup for Richmond Kiwanis 37th Annual Auction
Richmond City Hall

February 28 - All Day
Richmond Kiwanis 37th Annual Auction
Richmond City Hall



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, service@kiwanis.org; Web site, http://www.kiwanis.org/ServiceProjects/ReadAroundtheWorld/tabid/284/Default.aspx

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, www.americanheart.org.

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, librarylovers@calibraries.org/librarylovers.

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, www.ada.org.

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, jobshadow@dc.ogilvypr.com.
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, ddaf@ddaf.org; Web site, www.ddaf.org.

Source: The Kiwanis Inciter at: https://www.kiwanisone.org/Pages/Resources/default.aspx?PageID=2


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