Weekly News – Apr 19, 2023

Apr 19, 2023 | News

Apr 19, 2023

Hello Everyone,

Our speaker tomorrow is Team Guardian Initiatives members Mark Phetzer and Jerrod Slindee from the SJ County Sheriff’s office.  They are looking forward to telling Kiwanis about racing 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean. The race started in the Canary Islands. Don’t miss this interesting presentation about their dedication to raise awareness and support for mental health for first responders in the Four Corners.

Chamber Business After Hours-Los Hermanitos-2400 W. Main St 5:00 PM -7:00PM $5 at the door, bring your business card, socialize and make new friends. Kiwanis is a Chamber member so you are invited.

We hope you tuned in this morning to KSJE and watched Thomas Jefferson interviewed by Scott Michlin!

Thank you to our speaker last week Laura Ross with Best Version Media.  We appreciate you spending time with us.  They publish Farmington Living Magazine, Durango Neighbors and Pagosa Living; Community Magazines that bring people together. 

Bring your dollars to buy into the poker game and support our yearly social, too!

Club Elections will take place on April 27.

2 Board Director Positions – 2 year Term
Thank you Brian Turner and Kathy Hogan for putting your names in

1 Community Director – 1 year Term
Thank you Dr. Ed Kompare for putting your name in

Thank you LeAndra Darby for putting your name in

Membership Chair
This is currently an appointed position but has been proposed to make it a Board Position, Bylaws are currently being revisited to make this change.

Those elected will be inducted on September 28.

Please keep these upcoming dates in mind and consider signing up for these important events. 

The Duck cleanup will be held at Tony’s business place on Saturday, April 22 at 1 pm.

May 13, 2023 is Thomas Jefferson and John Adams at the Farmington Civic Center.  Several seats are reserved for Kiwanis in the center section but as it get closer to the event, the seats will be released to the public. Members can call the Civic Center at 505-599-1145 to purchase tickets or go by the Civic Center.  

June 17th will be the annual Outback Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 8am-11am. Club members will be asked to help sell our $10 tickets…prizes for the top 3 sellers  All proceeds raised go to our club, Outback absorbs all costs and labor. We only need a small group to set up event signage, ticket sales/collection at door, a bit of bussing tables and breakdown of signage. We raised roughly $3,000-4,000 last year for just a little bit of effort on our part;)

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