Richmond Kiwanis Club

May, 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.

Jackson Taylor, a long time member of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond died on Thursday, May 26.  Jack was a 50 year member of Kiwanis and was a Hixson Fellow.  This photo shows Jack working at the Service Fair in the Richmond Mall.  Jack was a former county agriculture agent and operated both the Berea College Farm and EKU Stateland Dairy.  The Richmond Kiwanis Jackson Taylor Award for service to agriculture education was named by the club in his honor.  It is awarded by the Kiwanis Club of Richmond at the annual Farm-City Banquet which he helped to start. His early history of the Richmond Kiwanis Club is scheduled for publication on page 2 of the Sunday, May 29th Kiwanis newspaper insertin the Richmond Register. The visitation and funeral will be held at the Turpin Funeral Home in Richmond.


Tuesday, May 3
Election of 2011-12 Officers and Board
Glen Kleine - Installation of new members
Those to be installed are:
Glen Kleine - Installation of new members
Steve Choate
Debra Cummings
Jan DeSloover
Curt Farley
Delores Farley
Ron Fiske
Dominick Hart
Janice Jackson
Shanin Lodhi
Jennifer Napier
Becky Naugle
Nancy Thames
William Thames
Glen Kleine - Orientation to Kiwanis
(Powerpoint Presentation)

Tuesday, May 10
Micah Keller
Young Writers Camp
Sponsor- Charlie Johnson

Tuesday, May 17
Justin Harville and Trish Mazzoni
Special Olympics   
Sponsor- Vickie Damrel

Tuesday, May 24
Andrea Drayer
Camp Invention
Sponsor- Nancy Thames

Tuesday, May 31
Kelli Stewart
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters
Sponsor- Glynn Tucker



May 1-31:

Clean Air Month - Calls for enforcement of the Clean Air Act. The American Lung Association, 800-LUNG-USA, www.lungusa.org.

Creative Beginnings Month - Encourages everyone to enroll in a course, write a poem, plant a garden, or coordinate a social event. While developing your gifts, encourage others to also cultivate their own creative beginnings. Christina Bergenholtz, 508-839-5139.

Get Caught Reading Month - Events will be staged throughout the country to celebrate reading. Association of American Publishers, 212-255-0200, www.publishers.org.

Bike Month - Annual celebration of bicycling for recreation and transportation. League of American Bicyclists, 202-822-1333, www.bikeleague.org.

Book Month - Invites everyone to take time out to enjoy the pleasure of reading a book. National Book Foundation, 212-685-0261.

Mental Health Month - National Mental Health Association, 800-969-NMHA, www.nmha.org.

Physical Fitness and Sports Month - Encourages individuals and organizations to promote fitness activities and programs. President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 202-690-9000.

Stroke Awareness Month - National Stroke Association, 800-787-6437.

Teaching and Joy Month - Celebrates the great joy of great teaching and great learning. Thank a teacher for creating an atmosphere of joy. Jackson Community College, 517-796-8488.

Personal History Awareness Month - Informs, instructs, and inspires ALL ages to compile a personal history. Margaret Ingram, 541-924-0268.
 
May 11 - June 15:

National Family Month - Celebrates and promotes strong, supportive families. Annually, Mother's Day through Father's Day. 800-25-PEACE, www.familymonth.net

Preparing Tomorrow's Parents Month - Celebrates mothers and fathers. Stage at least one activity between Mother's Day and Father's Day to help prepare a child or teen to become a better parent in the future. To get ideas, visit www.parentingproject.org, 561-620-0256.


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