December 10, 2007 - Vol.19, No. 11



 News That Concerns Kiwanians and Their Families


26 adults
and 16 kids (including 3 under age 2)

In attendance off Site:
Representing the Laconia Kiwanis Club at the 25th Annual WLNH Children's Christmas Auction at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn and Spa were: Chet Cilley, Joe Adrignola, Paul Cotton, Dianne and Dan Zawacki. The Kiwanis Club was strategically placed in the front row and were the first group of volunteers at this year's auction which was broadcast live on LRPA TV Channel 25.

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Pictures and Graphics by W. Stephen Loughlin

Children's Christmas Party

We had a great macaroni and cheese and chicken nuggets feast, followed by make your own ice cream sundaes. Don Nelson then lead the club in a version of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

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Below is a sampling of the happy faces at this year's Children's Christmas Party:

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Photos by W. Stephen Loughlin

REMINDER: Adult Christmas Party is next week...
Next week's adult Christmas Party will be held at the home of Dick Metz which is located at 7 Country Side Drive, Gilford. Directions to Dick's house are listed below.

Pictures and Graphics by W. Stephen Loughlin

Salvation Army Bell Ringing Schedule:
The club will again ring the bell for the Salvation Army. We will do this, as we did last year, in front of Bloom's Variety on Main Street in downtown Laconia on Saturday, December 22nd. The schedule is as follows:

9am - 10am:
Ed Merski, Roger Landry
10am - 11am:
Carroll Stafford, Paul Normandin
11am - noon:
Don Nelson, Chet Cilley
noon -1 pm:

Denise Dow, Larry Murphy
1pm -2 pm:
Lori Dickson, Dianne Roberts
2pm -3 pm:
Kathy Calvin, Warren Mitchell
3pm -4 pm:
Dick Metz, Howard Bacon
4pm -5 pm:
Makena Collie, Joe Collie

Upcoming Schedule:



Monday, December 17th
Adult Christmas Party at Dick Metz's house. Spouses welcome.


NOTE: During January and February, we meet at One Mill Plaza...

Monday, January 7th
Boards meet, Food Pantry money collected

Tuesday, January 15th
Key Club Advisors

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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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