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Come Join the Fun! September 2011 Newsletter The Kiwanis Club of Polk City takes pride in providing continued… “Service to Children” For your viewing pleasure, we have included information in this Newsletter to help our membership be better informed as we work together. (Prepared by the Kiwanis Club of Polk City Public Relations Committee)

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis defining statement, adopted October 2004. CONNECT T H ROUG H K IWAN IS- the Kiwanis family comprises more than 15,000 clubs of adult and youth members in more than 90 countries and geographic areas. Get involved today and make a difference in your neighborhood. Ordinary people performing – EXTRAORD I NARY WORK Kiwanis, through guidance and example, works to develop future generations of leaders. Every day, Kiwanians’ are revitalizing neighborhoods, organizing youth-sports programs, tutoring, building playgrounds, and performing countless other projects to help children and communities. Officers and Board of Di rectors for 2010-11: President: Regena Butler; President Elect: Al Burrows; Vice Pres. Will Thomas; Secretary: Don Hart; Treasurer: Doug McKinstry; Past President: Beth Calhoun; Directors for a (1Yr) term are: Lynn Williams, Chip Capaldo, Phyllis Wiseman, and Gary Heuertz. Directors for a (2Yr) terms are: John Calhoun, Bill Sharp, Tony Caponigro, and Daryl Tapper Officers and Board of Di rectors for 2011-12: President, Al Burrows; President elect, Will Thomas; Vice-President- None at present; (2 Yr) term as Director: Mark Burdt; Denny Treanor; Chip Capaldo; Mary Treanor (1 Yr) term as Director: John Calhoun; Dennis Dietz; Daryl Tapper; Tony Caponigro

Secretary, Don Hart; Treasurer, Doug McKinstry

Club Board Meeting: A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Kiwanis Club of Polk City, Iowa, was held at the Polk City Library on Sept 1, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Regena Butler. Secretary Minutes: Minutes were read and approved. Moved by: Tony Caponigro, seconded by Bill Sharp. Approved (X) Treasurer’s Report: No Report was presented: Committee Reports: Youth ServicesTuesday, Sept. 6th will be the first meeting of the Key Club. Not sure of location in the school yet. Interclub’s: Al, Bill, Don and Jeanie attended an interclub at Johnston Aug. 9th Pasta Dinner: Al reported that ads for the Pasta Dinner are posted on our Blog and on the message board on the square. Al also passed out posters to post around town and he has more Pasta Dinner Tickets, if needed. Old Business: Miracle League’s second season is serving 200 kids on 14 teams. Al Burrows and 3 others reported serving at the concession stand 4 hours. The League will need at least 4 of us to serve 11:15 to 2 on Oct. 8th. See Jeanie if you can work that day. Chip Capaldo moved that the Polk City Kiwanis declare Ward Mally an Honorary member, seconded by Bill Sharp. Motion carried. Ward is also a Legion of Honor honoree, with 35 years of service to the club. A club get-together with Ward is planned when the award certificate arrives. A letter-stuffing meeting is planned to prepare for the Fall Festival on Sept. 6th at 7 p.m. See Jeanie for details on participation. Al Burrows reports that indeed we can sell tickets for the Circle K Pancake Day on Oct 15th and receive credit up to $500 for our sponsorship of Miracle League. For any sales above $500 we receive ½ back. Al Burrows reports he will meet at the school district office in Alleman on Sept 14th for planning our Focus on Education program for the upcoming year. Al invites those who would like to participate to attend. New Business: Al Burrows reported that Sept is “Food Bank Hunger Action Month.” Bill Sharp has called for a work day on Sept. 17th to wrap trees at the Kiwanis Park. Motion to adjourn: Motion made by Gary Heuertz, seconded by Bill Sharp Approved (X). Adjourned at 7:10 pm Dates to RememberSept 1st - Kiwanis Meeting /Board Meeting at 6:30 pm/ Club meeting at 7:00 pm will be held at the Polk City Library on Broadway (Cookies/Coffee) Sept 14th- Kiwanis Satellite meeting will be held at the Reising Sun Cafe on Wednesday at 7:00 am (second Wednesday of each month) Sept 15th- Kiwanis Meeting / Installation of 2011-12 Officers. We will meet at the West Elementary School on Broadway. Social Time/ Meal at 6:30pm Meeting at 7:00 pm (Cost for meal is $8.00/ person) Please RSVP, if you are planning dine with us, (No Later Than Sept 9th) by visiting our website www.KiwanisClubPC.com or by calling Pres. Regena Butler at (515) 984- 9194 Sept 24th- Kiwanis Pasta Dinner to be held at the Methodist Church on Broadway 4-7pm Oct 6thKiwanis Meeting /Board Meeting at 6:30 pm/ Club meeting at 7:00 pm will be held at the Polk City Library on Broadway (Cookies/Coffee) Oct 12th- Kiwanis Satellite meeting will be held at the Reising Sun Cafe on Wednesday at 7:00 am (second Wednesday of each month) th Oct 20 - Kiwanis Meeting will meet at the West Elementary School on Broadway. Social Time/ Meal at 6:30pm Meeting at 7:00 pm (Cost for meal is $8.00/ person) Please RSVP, if you are planning dine with us, (No Later Than Oct 14th) by visiting our website at www.KiwanisClubPC.com NE-IA Conventions/ Key Leader Training: Oct 28-30thIowa Key Leader Training in St. Charles, IA International Conventions Beyond 2011-12:

2012, June 27- July1 2013, June 26 - 30

New Orleans, Louisiana Vancouver, British Columbia

Bi rthdays: Sept- Regena Butler; Jeanine Caponigro; Julie Burdt Oct- Deanna Jones; Steve Wiederin; Alan Norgaard; Tone Jones; Doug McKinstry; Thelma Miller; Phyllis Wiseman; Dan Schott P rogram Schedule: Sept 15th - 2011-12 Club Officer Installations; Oct 6th - (TBA); Oct 20th - (TBA) Need an Idea for a Program? As a resource- Handouts are now available- See Don Hart- Club Secretary (Please let the Pres. know who your guest speaker is at least (one) week in advance so that a Certificate of Appreciation can be prepared for them.)


Should you have a conflict with your assigned program date-Switch dates with someone else and let the President know as soon as possible.


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