Weekly News – Sep 13, 2023

Sep 13, 2023 | News

Sep 13, 2023

Hello Everyone,

Our speaker tomorrow is Tanda McComb and Jill Bishop from the SJC Career Center.  They will speak about experiential learning and internship opportunities. With a goal of affording our students and our business community every possible opportunity for excellence.  The Career Center works to build partnerships throughout the Four Corners area.

Kiwanis International Hixson Award will be presented in a short ceremony to a very special recipient.

Board Meeting immediately following the regular meeting.

Chamber Business After Hours at No Worries 5pm to 7pm.  $5 admission and the host is Basin Health Companies.

Thank you to our speakers last week, Sarah Dunegan and Jessica Bingham with Bow Up, a local nonprofit that is a member of the Bowhunter Association. Their goal is to bring the community together by providing a competitive 3D archery shoot.  They do wonderful work with their non-profit and raise money to help those dealing with medical issues that cause financial hardships.  What a fantastic organization and amazing families in our community.

Thank you to our guests last week for joining us.  Bernadette brought Carol and Charlotte brought Shana.  Shana Reeves brought Dr. Sugar Singleton and Kenny Anderson brought Lisa Anderson. Thank you for coming!

Thank you also to T Greg Merrion, Shana Reeves, and Kenny Anderson for joining us and congratulations on becoming our first Honorary Members.

Bring your dollars to buy into the poker game; the cards are down to 14 and it supports our yearly social, too!

Thank you to everyone that participated in some way with Dining with the Dead.  What an awesome evening we had and for such a great cause!  Thank you to Jill for all the hard work you put into making it a success and Paul as well.  It wouldn’t be possible without the volunteers on the day of, the Sponsors, the Actors and Actresses, the writers, and Guides.  Also, thank you to Greenlawn for the time and facility.

Di lost her wedding ring at DWTD.  Does anyone have a metal detector we can borrow or know where we can get one?   

Dues for next year are now due and Chris Troyer will have a square device at our meeting for those who would like to pay by credit card.

Due to a conflict, Coats for Kids Date was changed to November 11th (Saturday).  We are looking for volunteers to help check donation bins that will be put out in October.  Requires a drive by once a week to see if we have donations.  Please let Brian Turner know if you can help.  Brian.Turner@morganstanley.com

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

The Annual Summer Kiwanis Social – Saturday, September 16, from 5-8pm, at Summer Jakino’s beautiful home.  5511 Country Club Dr. Food, drinks, and fun will be provided. This would be a great time to invite prospective members. There will be a Corn Hole tournament with awards!!!!

September 22nd-Boys & Girls Club of Farmington’s 55th Annual BBQ.  See Nikki Taylor for Tickets.  NikkiT@bgcfarmington.org

Shoes for Kids is coming quick.  We will be organizing them at Carpet One on October 3rd at 3:30pm; thank you Lori for all your support and help with this each year!  We will then be trying them on and passing out to the kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Farmington on October 10th at 3:30pm.  The Bloomfield Club will be October 12th at 3:30pm.  We hope you can come for a while and spend some time with the kids and help out!

November 1st and 2nd is Kiwanis Clothes for Kids at Target. Bob Brooks-Chairman.  50 to 60 volunteers needed each evening.  300 to 325 elementary children expected.

Nov 11th is Coats for Kids-Brian Turner-Chairman.

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