Two New Members Inducted into Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Rockland welcomed two new members at their weekly meeting at the Samoset Resort on January 21st.  Broo Temple of Lincolnville, [second from left], and Bill Packard of Union, [second from right], are shown on either side of Kiwanis president, Amy Pease of Union.  Also pictured are past president and past lieutenant governor Keith Wass of Lincolnville, [far left], who performed the induction ceremonies, and past president and past lieutenant governor Gordon Page of Owls Head, [far right], who invited the pair to join the local service club.

Two new members were welcomed into the Kiwanis Club of Rockland on

January 21, on the very day that Kiwanis International celebrated the

98th anniversary of its founding in 1915.

William 'Bill' Packard and Brooks 'Broo' Temple were officially

inducted into the club following a vote to accept their applications by

the board of directors at their monthly meeting on January 16th.  Both

had attended several club meetings prior to applying for membership.

The initiation event, which took place during a weekly Kiwanis meeting

at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, was conducted by past lieutenant

governor and past president Keith Wass of Lincolnville.  Following an

introduction by past president and past lieutenant governor Gordon Page

of Owls Head, who invited the pair to join the local service club, Wass

had Packard and Temple share in the reading of the Six Objects of


Packard, an author, entrepreneur and coach to small businesses, is the

founder and owner of and lives in Union with his wife

Kathleen.  Temple, who resides in Lincolnville with his wife Jennifer

and their two young daughters, owns and operates Clean Bee Laundry in


The Kiwanis Club meets on a weekly basis to determine community service

projects and fundraising activities; to enjoy networking and fellowship

opportunities; and to develop leadership skills.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing

the world one child and one community at a time.

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Comments (2)
Posted by: Sumner Kinney | Jan 22, 2013 06:49

Welcome to both Broo and Bill - you will get out exactly what you put in - and have a blast doing it.  We impact the lives of allot of young people in a postive way.  THE KIWANIS CLUB OF ROCKLAND  "THE BEST SHOW IN TOWN", just got better.

Posted by: Gordon Page | Jan 21, 2013 21:14

Welcome, gentlemen!

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