April 26, 2010 - Vol.21, No. 30


News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families




Roger Landry

Welcome Back...
Don Nelson led a big How-do-ya-do to Howard Bacon.

Howard Bacon hamming it up
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

After a tribute to Howard Bacon, How-do-you-do's were sung to Paul Cotton, Phil Bonafide and Katherine Contigiani sun

Katherine Contigiani
Paul Cotton (catches flies)
Phil Bonafide

Senior Members:
Howard Bacon, Warren Mitchell, Roger Webster, Paul Cotton, and Jim Fortier

Happy Birthday:
Roger Webster announced that it was Howard Bacon’s 89th birthday!  Happy Birthday Howard!  Roger also updated the club on Ed Merski’s run in with a chainsaw.
Larry Murphy said Ed is fine.

Well cured Bacon
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin


Bike Rodeo Update:
Vice President Mike gave an update on the Bike Rodeo that will take place at Opechee Park on May 15th.   He sent around a sign up sheet, please meet at 8:00 am at the park to help set up!  Mike reports that helmets are in, horns are in, flyers are being distributed throughout the schools, and Kathy Calvin has offered to set up barricades the night before to keep individuals from parking where we will be holding the event. 

Other News:
Kathy Calvin reports on the book distribution to Laconia Head Start, Laconia Kiwanis Club gave them 100 books!

Kathy noted, while doing Kiwanis K.A.R.E.S at Pleasant Street school, the club was presented with pictures from previous readings, which she proudly circulated.

Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin


Mail Call:

-The Kiwanis Club of Laconia has been invited to participate in the 1st Annual Walk for Youth on May 22nd.  If you are interested please let Brian Winslow know.

-Jim Nute from the Mayhew Program sent in a nice "thank you" note from his visit a couple of weeks ago:



Interim President Brian Winslow
read the slate to be voted on:
President: Mike Marsh
First VP:  Roger Landry
Second VP: Open
Treasurer: Joe Adrignola
Board Members: Steve Loughlin
Joe Collie, and Steve Gorse

After asking for nominations from the floor (and receiving none) the slate was unanimously approved.  President Brian asked that those elected this evening to plan to stay for the Board Meeting next week where we will be electing a Secretary (Kathy Calvin) and discussing a strategic planning initiative.

Pres Brian shows his feelings after the club elections.
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

50 50:

$18 to: Joe Adrignola and Jim Fortier

I win!
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Two weeks in a row!
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Meet Team Adrignola:
Photo by W. Stephen Loughlin

Happy Dollars:

$1 Paul Cotton who is happy to be back in the Lakes Region after retuning from a winter in Texas.

$1 from Mike Marsh who is happy his wife is back from Florida

$2 from the winners of the 50/50

$2 from Phil Bonafide because his 96 year old father has sold his house last week (in NY) and moved to Meredith Bay Colony Club and is very happy.

$1 from Steve Loughlin because Roger Landry has agreed to be First VP

No fines tonight.


Tonight's meeting was adjourned at 7:01 p.m.


The Laconia Kiwanis baseball team made the front page of today's Laconia Daily Sun.


Upcoming Schedule:

Monday, May 3rd
Boards Meet and Food Pantry money collected

Monday, May 10th

Saturday, May 15th
Bike Rodeo - Opechee Park Clubhouse
- all members needed

Monday, May 17th

Monday, May 24th

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Joe Collie

Kiwanis Kronikle is a weekly publication of the Kiwanis Club of Laconia, N.H., P.O. Box 757, Laconia, N.H. 03247-0757. We meet Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at the Pheasant Ridge Country Club, Country Club Rd., Gilford, N.H. Please call your President or Secretary about any Member or family member in case of illness. Email: Joe Collie or Steve Loughlin




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