Richmond Kiwanis Club

February, 2004 Newsletter

Meetings Tuesday - Noon - Banana's Restaurant


February 3
Dwight McMullin with Edward Jones will speak to the club on investing

February 4 - 8
Kiwanians will sell programs at the All-A Classic at the EKU McBrayer Arena

February 10
Scott. Mandl, Executive Director for Christian Flights International will talk about that organization

February 10
6:30 p.m.
Board meeting
Craft & Noble CPA
Second Floor - Harper Square - Lexington Road

February 17
Jack Taylor - 50 Years in Richmond - 47 Years in Kiwanis

February 24
Planing session for Auction


Mark Ernst sells programs at the All "A" Classic. This has been a yearly Richmond Kiwanis club event that generally nets the club $500 for Kiwanis club activities.

Click here to see photos of Kiwanians and others at this event


Guy Patrick (left), the Associate Director for Habitat for Humanity of Madison County, told of the success of Habitate for Humanity in our area and thanked the Richmond Kiwanis Club for its contribution of $500. The Habitat's mission is Christian, economical, non-profit organization with the ultimate goal of eradicating poverty housing and homelessness. Ray Desloover Kiwanisn and owner of Coldwell Banker - DeSloover Realty looks at a Habitat for Humanity of Madison County's 50th House Campaign for 2004 borchure.


Events in February

February 1-March 3

Read Around the World ­ This event celebrates one-on-one reading to children.
For information, contact Kiwanis International, Program Development; phone,
800-875-8755, x212; e-mail, service@kiwanis.org; Web site,
www.kiwanis.org/lit/readworld.pdf.

February 1-29

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, TX 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, CA 92109; phone, 415-749-0130; e-mail,
librarylovers@calibraries.org/librarylovers. For great ideas, everything is on-line
at www.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; Web site, www.jobshadow.org.

February 8-14

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.


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