Rockland Kiwanis Club Meeting Minutes for December 23, 2013

By Kiwanis Club of Rockland | Dec 30, 2013

Salute the flag: Katie Tarbox
Invocation: Broo Temple

Next meeting is a night meeting at Archers on the Pier – 30 December – 5:30 cash bar – 6:00 meeting – there will be no speaker. 28 January 2014 – fundraiser at Graffam’s Harborside restaurant in Camden to benefit Special Olympics and Aktion Club – more information to follow.

1. Area interfaith outreach food pantry – thank you for money raised through E-waste project, a total of $1,500.
2. Christmas card from Herring Gut
3. Thank you from Go Malawi for Kiwanis help with transporting basketball players.

Reports were made by the following committees: Community Outreach; Christmas trees; Aktion Club

Recognition of members:
Photo fines – Sumner Kinney; Keith Wass. There were no birthdays or anniversaries celebrated today. Secret Greeter: Greg Hamlin. Badges: Bobbie Wentworth was caught. 50/50: Broo Temple – no joke and no joker. Trivia: Sumner Kinney; with assistance had the correct answer. Bonus Draw: Jim Heavey won a dozen eggs from Tarbox guinea hen farms.

Happy/Sad $$$$
Saucier – Christmas trees, Patriots and birthday; Heavey – red kettle bell ringing, daughter Katie, tardy arrival; Hanson – red kettle bell ringing, remembering the original rules for the 50/50 card draw; k. Wass – Dan & Everett for Christmas tree effort, lengthy l’ville power outage, joke about atoms; Tarbox – red kettle bell ringing, Christmas trees, father-in-law fell on the ice, Katie [herself] also fell on the ice

Speaker: Club Secretary Greg Hamlin presented a Kiwanis International mandated educational session on “Youth-Protection Guidelines for Kiwanis Clubs”. The presentation will also be posted on our club website portal at

Thought for the week: One need not hold fast to hopes for personal salvation in the pursuit of service to others. Source: G.V. Page, Sr.

Gordon Page

Come join us any Monday at noon at Archers on the Pier.  We'd love to see you.  Come share in the fun and laughter.

Our website can be found at .

Our club officers are: President Katie Tarbox ; President Elect Jim Heavey; Vice President Celia Knight; Secretary Greg Hamlin; Treasurer Sumner Kinney; Immediate Past President Amy Shepard Pease.

Our club directors are: Bill Batty, Jr., Shannon Kinney, Broo Temple, Carol Kelley, Marianne Masters, and Bobbie Wentworth.

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