Richmond Kiwanis Club

March, 2011 Newsletter

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the
Galaxy Bowling Conference Room, 1025 Amberley Way
Richmond, KY 40475-8847
(Off of I-75 Exit 87) in Richmond, KY.


Richmond Kiwanis Celebrates 65th Birthday
March is declared
"Richmond Kiwanis Month"in Richmond, Kentucky
Click here for more on Richmond Kiwanis 65th Birthday

March 1
Speaker: Phil Osborne
CEO Preston-Osborne
and Executive Director of the Ky. Initiative of FACES of COAL,
Speaker Sponsor:Danny Damrel

Saturday, March 5 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kentucky-Tennessee District
Regional Midyear Conference
"Seven Habits of Successful Clubs"

March 8
Speaker:Rick Hesterberg, Community Relations
TMMK Toyota Motor Manufacturing KY
Speaker Sponsor::Charlie Johnson

March 11-13
Kentucky-Tennessee Key Club Convention
Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel in Lexington, KY

March 15
Speaker:Phillis Adams-Children's Champions
Speaker Sponsor: Charlie Johnson

March 22
65th Richmond Kiwanis Birthday Celebration
Richmond City Hall

March 29
Bryon Doehmke
Director of Volunteers at the
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Leestown Pike, Lexington

Bryon Doehmke (right) , the Director of Volunteers for the Veterans Administration Medical Center on Leestown Pike in Lexington, and Kiwanis speaker at the March 29th meeting, joined Kiwanians in the pledge to the flag at the opening of the Kiwanis meeting.

Possible Future Program Topics

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,

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