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Serving the children Kiwanis clubs focus on the needs and well-being of children in their communities and around the world. Photo by LYNN SEEDEN


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From Vancouver to Reno CAL-NEV-HA MAGAZINE

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Vol. 93, No. 3

The Cal-Nev-Ha Magazine is the official publication of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis International and is published by the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation.

2012-13 KIWANIS CAL-NEV-HA DISTRICT OFFICERS

Governor Governor-elect Treasurer District Secretary Imm. Past Gov. Parliamentarian

Gary Jander Rae Whitby-Brummer Craig Wallace Lori Butler Richard G. Olmstead, Jr. Russell J. Kiner

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President Vice President Sec’y / Treasurer Imm. Past Pres. Governor Governor-elect

Lanie Wheeler Russell J. Kiner Pete Horton Patrick A. “Pat” Liddell Gary Jander Rae Whitby-Brummer

Foundation 2010-13 Directors

Margo Dutton Alan Guire Russell J. Kiner Kurt Meyer Elaine Villareal

Foundation 2011-14 Directors

Bob Isaacs Mark W. McDonald David Pinuelas Roy Talley Keith Rickey

Foundation 2012-15 Directors

Joni Ackerman Richard G. Olmstead, Jr. Harry Hull Evelyn Madison Richard Minatoya

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Aloha Kiwanians! Donna and I recently returned from spending five of the most valuable days we have ever spent at the Kiwanis International Convention in Vancouver, Canada. Thousands of Kiwanis members from around the world gathered there—hundreds of them from our district as once again the daily sea of Aloha shirts daily signified that we truly are the largest district in Kiwanis International. In addition to the fellowship and learning, I have incredible news to report. Our own Past Gov. Patti Barsotti has been elected to serve as a trustee on the Kiwanis International Board. Kiwanis International Trustee Sue Petrisin was also elected to the position of vice president-designate in a historic move that will eventually lead to her being elected as the first female president of Kiwanis. We further had a great time at our district’s Kiwanis Komedy Night and later on the cruise to Alaska where the Kiwanis spirit flourished aboard ship. While in Vancouver we were privileged to be invited to attend the Circle K International Honors Breakfast. There we witnessed firsthand the phenomenal success of our Cal Nev Ha District Circle K program. For those of you who haven’t yet heard, the Circle K District Board, and its officers all achieved distinguished status. This not only recognizes their work but also our own Distinguished Kiwanis District that stands behind our youth by providing a strong mentoring base for our young people at all levels. We hope you and others from your clubs and families will register to be with us in a few weeks at the Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention in Reno, Nev. Rock ‘N Reno will feature an expanded TraK system with more than 72 speakers. There’s also the Al Sieczkowski Memorial Golf Tournament at Wolf Run and the Virginia City tour, which is sure to “sell out” as a popular destination. This year there will be other new district-based fun activities for you to

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participate in. There will be a miniature golf contest right in our exhibit hall that will benefit Kiwanis Family House. And, you will want to be sure to join us in the California room for wine and cheese tasting. Or enjoy leaning to play Texas Hold ‘Em in the Nevada-themed room. You can get a taste of the islands as you learn the fine art of lei making and hula dancing in our Hawaii room. If you haven’t been to District Convention in a while, I want to encourage you to come back. And, if you regularly attend, plan to bring others with you. This year District Convention is all about you, your club and your success. We will be interviewing and featuring the success of average Kiwanians on stage and in workshops. It’s also important for every club to send three delegates to participate in the governance of our district. One of the best ways you can do this is by attending our Board of Directors meeting which is now on Sunday following the Convention with you in mind. By moving the meeting to Sunday morning it will be easier for you to attend. We need everyone’s vote and input. I would like to thank in advance the many volunteers who are working tirelessly to put on a great convention for us in Reno. I’d also like to recognize those who volunteered in Vancouver from our district. Your selfless service is an encouragement and inspiration to all. For more information view our quarterly Governor’s video here: Governor Jander’s Video Message (click here) Respectfully yours,

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Game to help Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim’s annual All-Star Baseball Game always a big hit in with Orange County high schools.

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he Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim (Division 30) staged its 46th annual Kiwanis Orange County High School All-Star Baseball Game on June 4. The game is played at Glover Stadium in La Palma Park in Anaheim and the opportunity to participate is given to all high school senior baseball players who are nominated by their school head baseball coaches. There are 85 high schools in Orange County, and all can participate. In the second game in 1969, one young player for the South all-star team was Bert Blyleven who was graduating from Santiago High School and was selected as a pitcher. He went on to play for the Minnesota Twins in 1969. On the opposing team was Alan Bannister from Kennedy High School, picked as shortstop for the North. He was selected to play for the White Sox also in 1969.

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Since those early years of the game more than 22 participants in this Kiwanis all-star game have been chosen to play for Major League Baseball teams, and others have elected to become high school teachers and baseball coaches. In the week prior to the game, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim hosts a banquet for the players, umpires and the coaches. Parents and friends of the players are invited to purchase tickets for the banquet at which the players are presented with a copy of the team photo taken shortly after selection and other small gifts. Attendees at the banquet also get to hear a motivational speaker, sometimes from the Los Angeles Angels Speakers’ Bureau, who gets to explain some of the benefits and responsibilities of people who succeed in public life. After each game the press sports writers in attendance chose one player

as the MVP and another to receive the Most Hustling Player award. They received their trophies from Miss Kiwanis, who is usually a graduating senior also from an Anaheim High School. Funds raised are used by the club to: ■ Support the training of youth in leadership and volunteer skills through Key Clubs, K-Kids Clubs, and a Builders Club. ■ Prepare meals for Special Olympic participants annually. ■ Support the “Anaheim Interfaith Shelter”. ■ Provide in excess of $24,000 in scholarships to high school seniors through the Scholarship Foundation. ■ Support orphanages in Mexico through donations to the Corazon de Vida Foundation and ■ Support over 25 community nonprofit organizations with money and services.

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Division 5 CHARIS COMMUNITY AKTION CLUB (sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of East Fresno): Aktion Club members celebrate receiving banner patches and a certificate for reaching the Gold Level Service Leadership Program’s Eliminate Donor Level. The club has donated more than $50 per member to the Kiwanis International Project to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus during the 2012-2013 club year. Most of the funds were raised by selling Eliminate Project necklaces made during the CNH Aktion Club Convention. Members also contributed through their personal donations of Happy Dollars.

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American Canyon, Gateway: The Kiwanis Club of American Canyon awarded Kiwanis scholarships to four students of the first senior class of American Canyon High School. Those selected based on academic achievement and community service were: Aileen Malijan, Marissa Vasquez, Colleen Bohannan and Linda Phorth. Aileen and Marissa each received a $500 scholarship. Colleen and Linda each received a $1,000 renewable (up to four years) scholarship.

Kiwanis of Riverside Club presented a check for $5,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation following its successful Riverside’s Got Talent show. The event attracted more than 600 to the Riverside Auditorium & Events Center. Awards were given to the winners in youth and adult divisions, with $1,000 for first, $500 for second and $300 for third.

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PA S SING S IN MEMORIUM Our California-NevadaHawaii District has been privileged to acknowledge such gifted and talented servant leaders in our organization. Since December 2012, we have lost a few of our District Officers. We thank them for their service and know their contributions truly made a difference for the children of the world. We honor our servant leaders. Richard Arguijo 1989-1990 Lt. Governor (Div. 30) Beloved Kiwanian and SLP advisor

Barbara Scheumann 2005-2006 Lt. Governor (Div. 8) Barbara L. Scheumann, 77, of Napa, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 2, 2012, following a brief illness. Art Zimmer 1995-96 Lt. Governor (Div. 28) Past Distinguished Lieutenant Governor, District Life Member and longtime member of Kiwanis Club of East Ventura, passed away on June 18.

Division 31 La Mesa: The Kiwanis Club of La Mesa along with the Friends of the La Mesa Library hosted a fundraiser for the La Mesa Library June 15. More than authors and 10 artists participated in the festival. Richard Lederer, Union Tribune Newspaper columnist, was the keynote speaker at the event. The second annual Authors and Artists event seeks to provide a venue for

authors and artists in the San Diego County to meet their readers and sell their books. This year artists were invited and it turned out to be a great addition. The Helix High Charter School Key Club assisted by selling hot dogs and water to the crowd as part of the fundraising. La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid was on hand to meet the authors and artists and the public.

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Dan Germain working hard to keep up with the paperwork and data entry at the Kiwanis Family House. Germain has been named the new executive director there.

Kiwanis Family House names new executive director Daniel “Dan” Germain has been promoted to the position of executive director of the Kiwanis Family House. He has served as house director since April 1, 2012. In his 14-month tenure with the Kiwanis Family House, Dan has been responsible for the daily oper-ations of the House, including oversight of the staff, volunteers and guests. In his new role as executive director, he will take a leadership role in executing the board’s strategic plan, including fundraising, grant writing and outreach to the local community, the Kiwanis organization and sponsor Kiwanis clubs. A new operations manager will be hired to assume many of the day-today operational duties he previously performed as house director. Dan began his Kiwanis affiliation as a member of Circle K while attending college and served as Circle K governor of the Cal-Nev-Ha District for one year and vice president of Circle K International the following year. He is a member of the East Sacramento-Midtown Kiwanis Club and the Kiwanis Club of Kiwanis Family House, Sacramento. He serves as an advisor to the California State Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District

University, Sacramento Circle K Club. Dan’s qualifications include 22 years with the California Highway Patrol in various positions including commander and assistant chief, as well as four years as chief operating officer at Coalition for Inde-pendence in Kansas City, Kans., a non-profit agency serving individuals with disabilities.

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Kiwanis House ‘Course of Dreams’ a big hit By RITA BEALL KIWANIS FAMILY HOUSE

The Kiwanis Family House in June hosted its Course of Dreams, a 9-hole miniature golf course built on the grounds of the Kiwanis Family House in Sacramento. Kiwanians, friends, neighbors, staff members and guests came out during the two-day tournament to play the course, which was built entirely by Kiwanians and Key Club members. Hole themes included the ELIMINATE project, SLPs , a “Big K,” a giant clown, a mining camp and two holes featuring replicas of the Kiwanis Family House. Each participating club designed and built its own hole and chose their theme. This was not easy, as the holes had to be built to specifications and some engineering know-how was needed to ensure they could be played safely on grass or uneven surfaces. Kids and adults in attendance had a blast trying to make “par” at each hole in order to win raffle tickets for prize, including a full-sized basketball hoop, sunglasses, and family packs to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Scandia Fun Center. One lucky hole-in-one winner won a new mountain bike. Funds were raised though hole sponsorships, tee sponsorships, player fees, and through food, drinks, and root beer floats sold at the “19th Hole” both Saturday and Sunday by volunteers from the Placerville Kiwanis Club.

Donna Miller, president of the Kiwanis Club of Carmichael, checks out one of the miniature golf holes on the “Course of Dreams,” a Kiwanis fundraising event.

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provided Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to two area schools in June as part of the AEDs in Schools program. An AED is a portable device that can diagnose potentially life-threatening heart conditions, and can also treat them through defibrillation. One AED was placed in Mary Farmer School

and another at Liberty High School. Through the program, the Kiwanis Club has provided AEDs to five other schools and will continue to raise funds for the program. Division 27 Greater Lodi: The Kiwanis Club of Greater Lodi handed out $1,000 scholarships to six students at its regular meeting June 6. The club has

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given scholarships to collegebound students for more than 40 years. The club raises funds through its Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast at Lodi Lake, its annual crab feed in January and its annual golf tournament. Division 31 Alpine: The Kiwanis Club of

Alpine hosted its annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day June 22 at the Alpine Elementary School Auditorium. Prior to the event, the club solicited nominations for three outstanding sworn officers from the United States Border Patrol, the California Highway Patrol and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Each agency selected a member who services the greater Alpine Community in an exemplary manner. Border Patrol Agent David Madero, CHP Officer, John Holm, and Deputy Sheriff Patrick Farber were selected for recognition by their respective agencies. The Kiwanis club provided breakfast on special placemats. To show their appreciation for law enforcement, the Alpine Elementary Art Docent Program had elementary students at Alpine Elementary School construct customized laminated artwork, each with a special hand written message from the children expressing their appreciation.

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Placerville club strikes it rich with unique fundraiser By Paul R. Zappettini Placerville Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Placerville recently brought to life a fun part of the history of the California Gold Rush. Placerville, also known as “Hangtown,” is a foothill town that was an integral part of the California Gold Rush. The 69th annual Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races were presented at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds this past Father’s Day. Placerville Kiwanis has produced the races for years and uses the event as one of its annual fundraisers. The wheelbarrow races are named for John Studebaker, who first made wheelbarrows for area miners during gold rush. He later went on to make wagons and some of the first electric and gasoline-powered “horseless carriages.” The event has been part of the El Dorado County Fair since 1939. The races are run over obstacle courses that are created by the members of the Placerville Kiwanis Club each year.

The event includes categories for all ages, from children to old timers. The grandstands at the Placerville Speedway were packed this year. The obstacles on the courses include a train trestle, railroad ties, Sutter’s Mill, a log jam, Rattlesnake Gulch, Cougar Pass, a mine shaft and, at the very end, Joe’s Hill that dumps the racers into a deep water hole. The racers need to pull their wheelbarrows and ore through the water hole and then race down the back stretch to the finish line. Randolph’s Jewelers, “The oldest jewelry store in the West,” has recently provided a gold nugget that is given to a lucky winner at the end of the races. This year, the event helped Placerville Kiwanis raise more than $20,000, which will be gifted to various groups in its local communities to provide needed services and opportunities to our youth.

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he heralded “Art of the Brick” exhibit on display at the Forest Lawn Glendale Museum attracted more than 200 Kiwanians and family members July 21. The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club invited its members and members of other nearby clubs to attend Nathan Sawaya’s exhibition of sculptures made entirely out of Lego bricks. This world-famous exhibit has been featured on The Today Show, Conan and The Colbert Report and has been hailed by CNN as one of the top 12 exhibitions in the world. As a thank you to Kiwanis, Forest Lawn General Manager Joe Estefan presented a check for $2,000 to The Eliminate Project district coordinator Rocci Barsotti. The donation from Forest Lawn was matched by another $2,000 donation from an anonymous donor with others making contributions for a total of more than $5,000. The evening also included a donation of a jar of coins collected by the Burbank Aktion Club.

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Division 37 Sunrise Vista: The Kiwanis Club

of Sunrise Vista welcomed its newest member, Ethel Arrowsmith—or “Mom” as she is known to the club members. Ethel was an honorary member who rarely missed a meeting. The club also helped Ethel celebrate her 100th birthday. Ethel was sponsored by “The Kiwanis Angels,” a group of Kiwanians within the Sunrise Vista Club. She was sworn in by Lt. Gov. Tim Cunning of Kiwanis Div. 37. The city of Vista also proclaimed May 23, 2013, as Ethel Arrowsmith Day. The Proclamation was presented by Councilman Dave Cowles. There were cupcakes, many cards and many hugs for Ethel. Sunrise Vista: Angelis Jauregui, a student at Washington Middle School, was chosen Student of the Month for May 2013 and presented with a plaque from the Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista for her personal and academic achievements. Her teacher, Jolene Nakamoto, reported that Angelis is a great leader with impeccable as well as reliable, honest, hardworking and tenacious.

Division 37 Lt. Gov Tim Cunning, Ethel Arrowsmith and Carol Brady, president of the Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista.

Eliminate week, raising more than $400 for Project ELIMINATE. Division 42 Conejo Valley: The club provided a barbecue lunch for the 2013 Foster Family Picnic, sponsored by Ventura County Children Services, at Freedom Park in Camarillo on June 22. Foster children and their families were treated to a day of fun with fire trucks, a rock climbing wall, a balloon toss and cotton candy. More than 250 people were in attendance and more than 30 unused hamburgers along with 40 hot dogs and buns were donated to Manna of the Conejo Valley.

Division 45 Carson Valley: The Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley presented six $1,000 scholastic or 4-H scholarships and one Stars of Tomorrow $1,500 scholarship to Douglas High School seniors in May.

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welcomed three new schools to the family: La Reina High School, Moorpark High School, and St. Bonaventure High School. This addition gives the division a total of five clubs, each of which have each already shown outstanding leadership and passion for serving the community. The division also participated in

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DIVISION 42 OXNARD The Kiwanis Club helped

the Oxnard Salvation Army with its Pancake Fundraiser on July 13. Oxnard Kiwanis members also provided a pancake breakfast at the Oxnard Relay For Life on July 21 at Oxnard High School.

DIVISION 2 BERKELEY The Kiwanis Club set up an

information booth at the city’s Chocolate and Chalk Festival, which attracts 4,000 people. The club recruited two new members through their presence at the event.

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SUE PETRISIN Kiwanis International Vice President 2013-14

he first woman to be elected to serve as Kiwanis International president, Sue Petrisin, will attend the 93rd annual Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention, set for Aug. 15-17 at the Silver Legacy Resort & Casino, in Reno, Nev. This year’s convention will feature a variety of informative workshops and seminars and will give Kiwanians an opportunity to vote for the district’s next two governors. A registration form is included in this issue of the on-line Cal-Nev-Ha Magazine. Rae Whitby Brummer of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Lodi is the candidate for district governor, and Alan Guire of the Kiwanis Club of Lindsay, is the candidate for governor-elect. Sue Petrisin, a 25-year member of the Kiwanis Club of East Lansing, Mich., has served on the Kiwanis International board for the past three years. She was elected Kiwanis International vice president at the International Convention in Vancouver earlier this summer.

She was the vice chair of The Eliminate Project, Kiwanis’ international campaign to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus. The associate director for the Michigan State University Alumni Association, Petrisin is also the first person in Kiwanis International’s history to serve as Key Club governor, Circle K governor and Kiwanis governor. Petrisin will be among the speakers at the convention This year’s convention will begin with golf at 7 a.m. and open with a NEW general session from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Reno Ballroom on Thursday, Aug. 15. Past Kiwanis International President Dave Curry will be the keynote speaker at the Interclub Luncheon and will also teach Kiwanis 101. Other highlights will feature Friday’s Awards Luncheon, Saturday’s Foundation Honors Breakfast and Saturday evening’s Installation Dinner. One amendment to the Cal-Nev-Ha bylaws and seven resolutions will be voted upon during Saturday’s House of Delegates and third general session.

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Your soul could use a good convention right about now How Kiwanis conventions continue to inspire members and change lives. By Lori J. Butler Cal-Nev-Ha District Secretary

In 2007, I walked away from San Antonio, Texas—my first time at an International Kiwanis Convention— inspired beyond my wildest belief that I was not just part of some local breakfast club of my friends. I wasn’t just an agent for changing my city. I was an agent to change the world. And, as president of my club the following year, that is just where I would start. It was no less a surprise to me that I received a letter just days following our recent trip to 2013 International Convention in Vancouver, Canada from the man who will take over as president of my own club this October.

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Brad’s email and letter were simply titled “Vancouver Changed Me.” Before opening the file, I had an idea of just what it would say. It had happened to me, too. The convention experience inspired my soul again three years ago at the 2010 DCON in Reno—the very place we are asking all of you to gather in just a couple weeks from now. I remember thinking to myself as I listened to the inspiring late Gov. Oscar Knight that if I ever had to the opportunity to work at a place like Cal-Nev-Ha I would jump at the chance. At a time, when I have heard from some members that they don’t see the relevant benefit of attending yet another convention, I confidently can challenge these doubts based on what Brad has shared and what I know firsthand. He has developed a strategic plan that uses the word

“us” to highlight 5 key areas for his club: Focus, Purpose, Service, Census and Tetanus. A full copy of Brad’s inspiring letter is available on our website at cnhkiwanis.org. Attending a Kiwanis convention will change your life. Our mission and vision are more powerful and relevant than ever. And, when we come together to learn, plan and focus on our common goals we become a force of positive change to be reckoned with. We can’t do it without you being there to support and inspire fellow Kiwanians like Brad who are upand-coming leaders. I promise they will inspire you right back. I can’t tell you exactly what your experience will be at DCON or ICON, but I guarantee you will be changed forever. That’s what Kiwanis does for all of us and it does it best work when we are together at Convention. Kiwanis California-Nevada-Hawaii District


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MOTORCYCLE RIDE TO SAVE LIVES Kiwanian Bob Burlison is driving his motorcycle to every state to promote Kiwanis International’s Eliminate Project. The La Canada Flintridge Kiwanis AM Club is going to great lengths—and distances—to promote Kiwanis International’s efforts to eradicate maternal/neonatal tetanus. Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to eliminate the deadly disease takes the lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year. The effects of the disease are excruciating—tiny newborns suffer repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity to light and touch. To eliminate the disease, more than 100 million mothers and their future babies must be immunized. This requires vaccines, syringes, safe storage, transportation, thousands of skilled staff and more. In order to raise awareness for the Eliminate Project, La Canada Flintridge Kiwanis member Bob Burlison is making an historic motorcycle ride that will cover all 50 states. Burlinson will visit a club in every state to get the word out about the project. Dubbed the KURE2013 (Kiwanis Unity Ride to Eliminate), the ride is expected to

cover 13,000 miles. Burlison, an attorney, is raising money and awareness, throughout the county and is expected to complete his ride on Aug. 30 when he attends the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Glendale. The La Canada Flintridge Club expects the ride to

qualify as the “longest motorcycle ride in a single country” – a Guinness Book World Record. For more information on how to contribute, go to www.kure2013.

WHAT IF YOU COULD SAVE A BABY’S LIFE? With The Eliminate Project, you can. Maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) kills one baby every nine minutes. But three doses of a 60-cent vaccine can protect babies—and their mothers too. Kiwanis and UNICEF have joined forces to bring this vaccine to 40 countries, eliminating MNT from the face of the Earth by 2015. What can you do now? Grow your club, because you’ll need strength to take on the challenges of the campaign. Learn about MNT, and advocate for the cause. Over the next five years, the work you do to eliminate MNT will change the world. Find resources at www.TheEliminateProject.org.

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Two past Cal-Nev-Ha governors celebrated their 90th birthdays this year among fellow Kiwanis Club members, friends and family. Whitelaw “Reid” Allen, who served as CNH governor from 1997-1998, celebrated his birthday July 20 with a gathering at the University Club in Pasadena, where the Kiwanis Club of Pasadena meets each week. Among those who attended the event were past Kiwanis International Presidents Nelson Tucker, Steve Siemens, Robert L. “Bob” Moore and Don Canaday. A UCLA graduate, Allen has been active in his church and athletics for decades. A decorated veteran, he served in the Navy in the South Pacific. In 1997 he retired after a 30-year career with the firm Ingham, Coates & Payne. Reid received a big surprise during the party when he was awarded a long overdue Purple Heart for his service and bravery in the Navy during World War II. The medal and honor were delivered by Past International President Don Canaday, who is also a retired general. The list of Reid’s achievements for Kiwanis and Kiwanis youth programs is pages long. Reid has also volunteered for numerous organizations, including the Pasadena YMCA, the Underwriters Association, the Salvation Army and more. Reid and his wife Kathy are well known for their tireless work over the

years as champions of the Cal-Nev-Ha District Rose Float project. This year Kiwanis Club members from around the district gathered funds to sponsor a seat for Reid on the 2013 award winning Rose Float, themed “A Children’s Magic Carpet Ride.” Also, during the recent Kiwanis International Convention in Vancouver, KI Pesident Tom DeJulio made a special presentation to Reid at the Leadership Luncheon for Reid’s years of work on the project.

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A look back at Reid Allen’s year The following is an excerpt from “The History of the CalNev-Ha District.” Gov. W. Reid Allen, Jr. Governor, 1997-1998 Home club: Pasadena Theme: Serve From the Heart In May, 1997, as governorelect, I gathered my lieutenant governors-elect at Bass Lake for a week of intensive training. My chief advisor was Bob Erikson and his assistant was Ted Gibbs, both past governors. What a fantastic job they did! In June, Kathy and I attended the 83rd Kiwanis International Convention in Nashville. It was a rich learning experience, and we made many friends. Our District Convention in August was in our back yard—Pasadena, where I was installed as governor to assume office on Oct. 1, 1997. My theme was, “Serve From the Heart.” Our first division visit was Nov. 20, 1997 and our last one was June 15, 1998. I was very proud of my team. Orders from Kiwanis International were for our District to choose a quota for IDD over the next four years, and our District Convention adopted a goal of $5 million. I personally felt very obligated to International President Walter Sellers to commit our District to achieve that goal. Kiwanis International asked me to choose one or two key District Kiwanians to be part of

a task force to visit some Third World countries. I decided on Ed Ritchie, chairman of the District IDD Committee, and Tom Vildibill, governor-elect for 2000-2001. Both made a trip to Thailand, escorted by UNICEF officials, to view the IDD project first-hand. This experience absolutely changed their lives toward serving others—particularly children. One of the most outstanding of my official visits was to Division 22 in the Hawaiian Islands. We had a wonderful time and made many friends. That division has been fighting the Island's economic struggle, resulting in low membership. My intent was to let the Kiwanians in the Islands know that they are really a part of our District. We were also concerned that their Sponsored Youth programs would suffer, with their 3,000 Key Clubbers, 250 Circle K members and a sprinkling of Builders Clubs. However, we were proud of them and their spirit of service, and their awards banquet was outstanding. Since Kiwanis started sponsoring a float in the Tournament of Roses parade, I have been serving on the Rose Float Committee, under the very able leadership of Past Gov. Wayne Hoeft. It is a struggle to obtain the funds needed to finance this great public relations project throughout the world. We hope that the Rose Float project will become a Kiwanis household word. International President

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Walter Sellers and Irene were in Pasadena over New Year's to see the Rose Float being "flowered" by 3,500 of our Sponsored Youth. First Lady Irene placed the final rose on the float. Our Sponsored Youth and Kiwanis adults work on it as a team. It is extraordinary! Everyone who visited the 1998 float during its construction or sawit on the parade route, had the feeling of exhilaration that this beautiful floral float is a powerful example of Kiwanis dedication seen by over a million and a half people in person and an additional 4 million world-wide by television. The next year, our float received the Isabelle Coleman Award, the highest award denoting harmony and beauty in floral design. It is titled "Kiwanis International Float" and should be an International project. I do not understand why International won't participate

in this great program. However, if every member of our District annually invested only $5, we would pay for it ourselves. Sponsored youth is dear to my heart. Two high points of our year were visiting the District Conventions of Key Clubs and Circle K and talking with the Builders Club youngsters. No governor can do the job without the full support and cooperation of others. I had the support of my wife, District Secretary Pete Horton and his staff, and Kiwanis International. We, the Cal-Nev-Ha District, received the Kiwanis International Award for administrative excellence of our year, which made me very proud! Serving as governor of our great Cal-Nev-Ha District is a privilege and honor. My team truly "Served from the Heart.”

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Past Gov. Bob Gibbons, who led the district in 1992-93, was honored at the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach’s regular meeting on April 10 for his 90th birthday. Despite being nearly blind and needing a walker to get around, Bob rarely misses a Kiwanis meeting. For his birthday Bob was the program, with members and guests paying tribute to the longtime member. Past Gov. George Francis was among those on hand to honor Bob. Bob has been involved in Kiwanis since 1960. He also served as the KIWIN’S district administrator. “I’ve advised youth for many years and I don’t think they get the credit they deserve always for their good works,” Bob said in a recent interview published in The Orange County Register. A Michigan native, Gibbons and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. He retired as the Luke Air Force Base sergeant major in 1952. He attended USC. Bob owned a publishing company for many years and also and won sailing’s Congressional Cup when he was 50. He and his wife Nancy have been married for nearly 35 years. Bob’s daughter Lynn Seeden, served under several governors as the Kiwanis CalNev-Ha Magazine editor for many years. Bob and his grandson, Gregg, who at the time was in the U.S. Army, rode in the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade two years ago. The parade, which is attended by an estimated 200,000 people each year, puts a heavy emphasis on showing support for the U.S. military.

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A look back at BOB GIBBONS’ year The following is an excerpt from “The History of the CalNev-Ha District.” Gov. Robert Laidlaw “Bob” Gibbons Governor, 1992-93 Home club: Bellflower (at that time; today it is Huntington Beach) Theme: Making Pathfinders: Finding Paths of Service The delegates to the District Convention in Fresno in August 1992 elected me governor as of Oct. 1. Our goal was to establish “Club Management” in as many clubs as possible. Nancy and I traveled more than 65,000 miles in our search for excellence for our District and attended 394 Kiwanis functions. We said that “retention” was not a problem. The problem was lack of good “club management” and our team explained that poor club management did not necessarily mean that the presidents weren’t doing their job. It meant that the club was not functioning to attract and keep members. Therefore, we asked that the clubs take the essence of business management and use these functions in running the clubs. This included proper leadership, recruitment and thorough training of good new members, assignment of all members to viable club positions and other functions that create a successful operation. Through the use of “club management” one club found it had 17 members that had been dead for over a year, another club had six members that had

died and yet they continued to pay membership fees. This type of analysis was good for Kiwanis! With a fine team of counselors and 46 wonderful lieutenant governors, we emphasized membership in a different way. We pushed all club officers to attend training, pushed for good club organization, use of a written agenda for every meeting, good projects, good programs, and good relations with their communities an d especially the development of new business (members). We asked such quest ions as: Would you want to belong to your club? Does your club have good food? Do you actively sponsor youth clubs? And do you have meaningful inductions? Are you a fun club? Is each member involved in community activities through your club? During our year, we talked with everyone about the unusual opportunity we had as Kiwanians. We explained that Kiwanis was unusual in trying to assist the local community first and become global later. Included in the highlights of the year was the International Convention in Nice, France. From our district hotel we were bused to the Villa Eilen-Roc (a beautiful mansion on the Mediterranean) for a cocktail reception before going to dinner at Maison des Pecheurs. Another highlight was having International President Bill and Marcia Lieber attend the Southern Mid-Winter in Burbank. It rained four inches but over 2,000 attended. Attendance at the MidWinters set new District records. District Secretary Dan Borba and his crew

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Bob Gibbons at the Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention in 1992 in Fresno, Calif. during his acceptance speech as governor.

MSgt. Bob Gibbons (Air Force, Ret.) with his grandson SPC Gregg Horibe (Army) in 2012. Bob served in WWII and in the Korean War. Gregg served in Iraq. Piece of trivia: Gregg was 2-½ years old when Grandpa Bob was installed as governor, and toddler Gregg was on stage with him in Fresno for that moment. Photo by Lynn Seeden

worked diligently to assist in getting Kiwanians to attend. The District Convention in Las Vegas was a great success, with the governor having the privilege of speaking at the

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Meet our newest Kiwanis International Trustee: Patti Barsotti Past Gov. Patti Barsotti elected to Kiwanis International board Congratulations to Cal-Nev-Ha Past Gov. Patti Barsotti who was elected as Kiwanis International trustee at the Kiwanis International Convention in Vancouver, Canada in June. A member of the Kiwanis Club of San Ramon Valley, Danville, Patti Joined Kiwanis in 1989. She is a District Life member and the recipient of the Tablet of Honor, Hixson, Dunlap and Charter Zeller

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fellowships. She was a distinguished district governor when she led Cal-NevHa in 2005-2006.Patti is also the regional coordinator for Kiwanis International’s Eliminate Project. Patti and her husband Rocci have been married for 34 years and have two grown children, Tarah and Tony. “An International Trustee should be someone with strong financial and business analysis background, as well as proven business and volunteer leadership skills,” Patti said on her website. “ Over 30 years in bank lending and 23 years of Kiwanis experiences have been stepping stones for me to serve as your candidate.” Patti earned her bachelor of arts degree in business from San

Patti and Rocci Barsotti at the Kiwanis International Convention in Vancouver.

Francisco State University. She is both a certified financial planner and a certified wealth strategist. Also elected international trustees in Vancouver were Kevin Dean, West Virginia District; and Patrick R. Ewing, Pacific Northwest District.

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Results of vote for amendments at the 2013

Kiwanis International Convention KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION – HOUSE OF DELEGATES REPORT Proposed Amendments and Resolutions considered at the   98th Annual Kiwanis International Convention 

Administrative Resolution – Adoption of Kiwanis Membership Initiatives  Pass  Permanently adopt company‐based clubs, corporate membership, affiliate clubs, and club satellites as  new forms of Kiwanis membership.  Proposed Amendment 1 – Early Publication of Proposed Amendments and Resolutions  Pass  To provide for earlier publication of proposed amendments and resolutions, allowing clubs to take  advantage of early‐bird registration rates for Kiwanis International convention.  Proposed Amendment 2 – District Endorsement of Candidates  Pass  To provide that district house action will be the standard method of endorsing candidates for Kiwanis  International Board offices, with exceptions granted only in extenuating circumstances.  Proposed Amendment 3 – Service as Governor before Becoming a Trustee  Pass  To provide that a district governor must have finished his/her term as governor before officially  announcing his/her candidacy for Kiwanis International trustee.  Proposed Amendment 4 – Dues Rebate for Clubs with 25 Percent Growth  Pass  To discontinue the dues rebated for clubs that have grown at least 25% in the prior year.  Proposed Amendment 5 – Dues Waiver for Former Members of Service Leadership Programs  Withdrawn  To discontinue the dues waiver for new members of clubs who were former members of Kiwanis’  Service Leadership Programs.  Proposed Amendment 6 – Club Delegate Representation at District Conventions  Fail  To allow clubs to have a varying number of club delegates at district conventions, based on the number  of members enrolled in their clubs.  Proposed Amendment 7 – Protection of Youth  Refer back to  To establish stronger disciplinary provisions to help protect the entire Kiwanis organization and the  committee for rework  youth served by Kiwanis from members whose conduct involves moral turpitude of whose behavior  of wording.  with minors is found to be illegal.  Proposed Amendment 8 _ Conduct Unbecoming an Officer of Kiwanis International  Pass  To clarify provisions regarding conduct unbecoming a Kiwanis International officer.  Proposed Amendment 9 – Constituent Members of Kiwanis Federations  Pass  To clarify that Kiwanis clubs are the constituent members of federations.  Proposed Amendment 10 – Composition of Federation Boards  Pass  To allow flexibility in the composition of the governing board of a Kiwanis federation.  Proposed Amendment 11‐  Members Experiencing Hardship Circumstances  Withdrawn  To waive Kiwanis International dues payment by a club for members experiencing hardship while still  retaining those members’ rights and privileges.  Proposed Amendment 12 – Campaigning for Kiwanis International Board Offices  Fails  To prohibit all campaign spending and restrict campaign practices by candidates for Kiwanis  International Board offices.  Proposed Amendment 13 – Criminal History Background Check Acceptability  Pass  To provide that a criminal history background check will be accepted by Kiwanis International when a  district conducts its own background check on a volunteer that meets or exceeds Kiwanis International  standards.  Proposed Amendment 14 – reimbursement of Kiwanis International Past Presidents  Fails  To restrict expense reimbursement for Kiwanis International past presidents to only the last three  Needed a 2/3 vote to  office holders.  adopt.  The vote was  815 to oppose and  824 in support.  Proposed Amendment 15 – Motto of Kiwanis International  Fails  To change the motto of Kiwanis International to “We Help Build Better Communities.:  Amendments were submitted by individual Kiwanis Clubs as well as the Kiwanis International Board of Trustees. 

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his year marks the 48th anniversary of the Cal-Nev-Ha District Foundation. As a way of celebrating this event, your Foundation is requesting each club participate with a Founder’s Day gift to the Foundation. Founder’s Day contributions help the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation meet the needs of children throughout our district. Examples include: For $500 you can provide a Hippo Spica Child Safety Seat, which allows a child with a hip cast to be transported safely in a car. For $250 you can help provide a training seminar in emergency pediatric medicine to approximately 25 first responders, helping to heal and even save the lives of countless children. For $100 you can ensure a family receives discharge education information to help care for their newborn child. This support can literally mean the difference between life and death. You can mail your Founder’s Day contribution to the Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation office, or bring your check to the Foundation booth at this year’s District Convention For more information, visit www. cnhfoundation.org.

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s part of its primary focus, the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation has established Pediatric Trauma Prevention grant to help Kiwanis clubs start up a Pediatric Trauma Prevention project. Grants are awarded to clubs for projects that seek to prevent or treat pediatric trauma—defined as sudden, unintentional physical injury. Many times a Kiwanis club will give up on a worthwhile project because the funds required to get the project started are not available. To assist clubs in developing pediatric prevention projects, the Cal-Nev‐Ha Foundation makes available Pediatric Trauma Prevention grants for new projects by providing matching start-up funds, up to $2,000. The Foundation Board of Directors established a maximum to ensure an optimum number of Clubs will be able to participate in the program. Your club can help prevent unintentional injuries in your community by sponsoring a service

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project on topics such as, bicycle safety, bicycle helmets, booster seats, child abuse prevention, child passenger safety, child safety seats, Children’s Miracle Network, fire prevention, first aid and CPR, home safety, immunizations, injury prevention, pediatric trauma, playground safety, poison prevention, safety belts, smoking awareness and water safety. Your club or Service Leadership Club can start a new PTP program and the Foundation will provide matching funds to help make the program a success. If your grant is approved, you and your club agree to furnish the Kiwanis Cal‐Nev‐Ha Foundation with a follow-up grant report and funds expenditure report within 30 days of the end of the grant period. As part of your follow-up report, the Foundation requests photos and other data that would best convey how your grant was used and how providing this funding recognized the Kiwanis family. For more information, visit www.cnhkiwanis foundation/ supports/ PTP.html.

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Champions for Children:

To help our donors become more involved in our projects, we created Champions for Children, an annual sustaining donor program which provides the Foundation with an unrestricted source of revenue. This year, First Lady Donna has adopted this program as a way to encourage others to support her First Lady’s focus. For more information about the Champions for Children initiative, including how to become a Champion and receive a commemorative pin, visit cnhfoundation.org. Donations to Champions for Children are set up as monthly automatic deductions from your credit card or debit card.

Distinguished Service Award (DSA):

This Foundation award is presented to a Kiwanian or community member in appreciation for “many hours of service to Kiwanis and the community.” Distinguished Service Awards support our Pediatric Trauma Program, club grants, Service Leadership Programs Scholarships & Leadership Training and our other program services. A Distinguished Service Award is available for a $150 one-time donation and can come from your club’s service account.

Friends of the Foundation 2013:

Friends of the Foundation support the Foundation’s Service Leadership Programs (SLP) Scholarship Fund, or may designate their contribution as unrestricted, allowing the Board to allocate the contribution depending on the current need. Yearly gifts of all sizes are accepted. For as little as $100 per year you too can become a Friend of the Foundation and receive a beautiful plaque that can be updated yearly with your continued support.

Kiwanis Professional Center:

Support the Kiwanis Professional Center through the purchase of “Building Bricks.” Commemorative inscribed bricks are available and are a thoughtful way to memorialize an event, a club or a person. Bricks are available in incriments of $150, $250, $500 or $1,000, depending on the amount of wording inscribed. An original brick is placed at the Kiwanis Professional Center. A keepsake brick is available for an additional fee for you or your honoree.

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THANK YOU TO THESE $100 SPONSORS OF “THE OBJECTS OF KIWANIS” for 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 –DIVISION 38– –DIVISION 23– Imm. Past Gov. Past District Treasurer Al Sieczkowski Richard & Cheryl Olmstead –DIVISION 3– –DIVISION 24– –DIVISION 39– Past Foundation President Past Lt. Gov. Richard Benitez Kiwanis Club of Shasta Dam Pat & Pam Liddell Past Lt. Gov. Hilding Larson To give primacy to the human and spiritual Past President Jimmy Quinonez rather than to the material values of life. –DIVISION 41– –DIVISION 6– Kiwanis Club of Laguna Hills–DIVISION 27– Past Lt. Gov. To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule Kiwanis Club of Greater Lodi Saddleback Dennis & Heather Hodges in all human relationships. Kiwanis Club of Uptown Past Lt. Gov. Tony & Dianne Montalbo ���DIVISION 42– Riverside Kiwanis Club of Camarillo –DIVISION 28– To promote the adoption and the application Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks Marti Marek –DIVISION 11– of higher social, business and professional Lt. Gov. Larry Petrik Past Lt. Gov. Tom Bauer standards. –DIVISION 45– Past Lt. Gov. Len Yelinek Past Gov. Kiwanis Club of Las Vegas Strip –DIVISION 14– To develop, by precept and example, a more Tom & Cheryl Millham Kiwanis Club of Early Risersintelligent, aggressive and serviceable –DIVISION 31– Yuba City citizenship. –DIVISION 47– Foundation Exec. Director Past Lt. Gov. Dave Knackert Pete & Dianne Horton –DIVISION 15– To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical District Governor Gary & Donna Jander Past Lt. Gov. Sheri Haendiges means to form enduring friendships, to Past District Trustee Ken & Pat Umbarger –DIVISION 19– render altruistic service, and to build better To add your Kiwanis Club Past Lt. Gov. John & Elaine Nichelson communities. or individual member –DIVISION 33– as a sponsor, e-mail: Kiwanis Club of Westchester, –DIVISION 20– don@cnhkiwanis.org To cooperate in creating and maintaining Bakersfield Past Lt. Gov. that sound public opinion and high idealism Bob & Deanne Masino which make possible the increase of –DIVISION 34– righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will. Past Lt. Gov. Judy Litteer –DIVISION 22– Past Lt. Gov. Adele Rugg Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto —Adopted unanimously at the Past District Trustee 1924 Kiwanis International Convention –DIVISION 37– Roy & Audrey Kagawa in Denver, Colo. after Kiwanis President Kiwanis Club of Oceanside Pacific Edmund Arras gave an empassioned speech explaining the

The Objects of

Kiwanis

–DIVISION 1– Past Lt. Gov. Brad Guske

proposed Objects.

During the same convention, the delegates voted to change the organization’s name to simply “Kiwanis International.”

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