Richmond Kiwanis Club

March, 2012 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.

Tuesday, March 6
Jennifer Webb
Madison County Teen Court

Tuesday, March 13
Keith Elkins
Lexington Legends Baseball
Phillis Adams will also have a few minutes
to speak about Children's Champions

Saturday, March 17
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kiwanis Yard Sale
Galaxy Bowling Conference Room
1025 Amberley Way

March 19 through March 23
Richmond Kiwanis Provides Home Meals Delivery

Tuesday, March 20
Todd Jones
CEO Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center

Tuesday, March 20
Beattyville Interclub
Leave DeSloover Realty at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, March 27
Betty Blakemore & Steve Gambel
Open Concern

Tuesday, March 20
Beattyville Interclub
Leave DeSloover Realty at 5 p.m.


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

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, ppsi@aol.com; Web site, www.ppsinc.org.

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, www.thearc.org.

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, www.menc.org.

(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, www.i-craft.com.

(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, nnm@eatright.org; Web site, www.eatright.org.

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, info@usa.redcross.org; Web site, www.redcross.org.


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