Three distinguished doctors at the same table–Left to right, Dr. Alice
Savage, Dr. Pat House, (guest of Kim Mondonedo), and Dr. Allyson Handley.
Lots of Happy $$$$ to keep the club going
Kim Mondonedo and Roger Pomerleau made an impressive presentation Thursday
on Augusta Kiwanis and Kiwanis International’s “Eliminate Project”
effort to eliminate maternal and neo-natal tetanus globally by 2015. “One
baby dies every 9 minutes, and it’s preventable,” they emphasized.
Augusta is helping a lot–the old fashioned way–donations, private gifts,
and fund raisers. We’ve pledged $60,000 by 2015–$7,000 left to go.
The yard sale is the next big fund raiser–May 31 (8:30–2:00 pm at 223
Water Street in Hallowell. WE NEED DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS TO ORGANIZE,
SELL, AND PICK UP AFTER. IT’S FUN!
TIME: 8:30 AM
DATE: May 30, 2014
PLACE: 223 Water Street, Hallowell
BENEFIT THE ELIMINATE PROJECT
We are depending on your donations to make this a success! We will gladly accept most donations; however here is a list of items we cannot accept due to the problem of discarding them if they do not sell.
- Ammunition or Weapons, (including BB guns, pellet guns and arrows)
- Any items that do not meet current safety standards of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Automobile parts
- Baby Equipment
- Bunk beds
- Construction debris
- Hair Dryers w/o GFI
- Halogen Lamps w/o Mesh Guard
- Hazardous Wastes (lead acid batteries, paints, fuels, solvents, oils or equipment containing these)
- Household or Industrial Chemicals
- Large appliances
- Mattresses,box springs, waterbeds, bed pillows
- Medical assistive devices and hospital beds
- Pianos and Organs
- Used Bike Helmets Venetian Blinds Wall-to-Wall Carpeting
Tom Warren, Executive Director of the Y has now visited 3 meetings and has his membership application. If you see him, say hi
Clayton Rollins announced that the Kiwanis Scholarship Fund stands at $418,000 even after a payout for Scholarshps of $15,600.
Todays Program : Meagan Louier Introduces Ben Ford and the Belgrade Youth Sailing Program
Charlie Kanozak won the pot of gold for the second straight week and donated the proceeds to the Kiwanis General Fund. Allyson Handley won the brunch certificate.
M E M B E R UPDATE
Ron Wallace, our oldest living Kiwanian at 96, has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in a Boston hospital. No further information is available at this time.