"Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time."
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
at Shoeless Joe's
13051 Bell Tower Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Board Meetings Dec 13 at 6pm
Ada & John's house
Fort Myers Kiwanis Metro-McGregor
P.O. Box 61104, Fort Myers, FL 33906-1104
President Harris Segel
We're on the Web!
Littleton Elementary School
Cypress Lake Middle School
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Every Child A Swimmer
Harry Chapin Food Bank
Golisano Children's Hospital
Reading Oasis-Orangewood Elem.
Breakfast with Santa
The Salvation Army
Pine Manor Improvement Assn.
Wa-Ke-Hatchee Recreation Center
Lee County School District
The Music Foundation of SW FL
LuvyBear Quilts 4 Tots
MS Support Group
Supporting Independent Young Adults
Division 19 website
FL Kiwanis Division website
FL Kiwanis Foundation
Youth protection hotlne: 1-800-KIWANIS x298. http://kwn.is/ki2015hotline
Officers President: Harris Segel
President Elect: Stewart Ross
Treasurer: Todd Adams
Secretary: Kim Berghs
Immediate Past President: Heather Chouinard
Barbara Hartman, Steve Hess,
Ed Ludden, Rachel Toomey,
Kiwanis Division 19
Lieutenant Governor: Stewart Ross
Div. 19 Trustee Bruce Boyd
District Governor: Gary Frechette
Kiwanis International President:
, 2016 Meeting
Call to order: President Harris Segel
Total attendance-26 members 21-, other Kiwanis club members-1, Bob Kemper (North Carolina), Guests-3, Phil Flood (speaker), Jon Wallace (potential member), Lucy Byrb (Norm's daughter), Dick Arndt submitted his renewal as a member of our club. Welcome back Dick!
Invocation: Kurt Chalgren
| BUG Run update: Heather Chouinard reports we are close to $3,500 already in sponsorships. Flyers are out and if you are on Facebook please share our posts. The sign up is now open on the Fort Myers Track Club website. Mark your calendars-January 28th, all hands on deck.
K-Kids -no update
Builder's Club- finishing survey on where school supplies are needed in their school's classrooms
Key Club-no update
Action Club-no update
Service-Breakfast with Santa is Dec 10.
Rachel Toomey reports Sun Harvest is going to donate again this year. MS Holiday Party is Dec. 15. We will need a good number of volunteers, some to set up and prep and others to assist those with getting their food and cleaning up.
Bill Grant will lead this once again.
Today's program: South FL Water Management District
Our speaker today was Phil Flood from South Florida Water Management District. His district covers 18,000 square miles and he talked about protecting our state water resources. He discussed the following; chronology of water management changes, operational challenges (example-lake "O" is the 2nd most endangered dam in the US), comprehensive Everglades restoration plan, general restoration strategies, water quality and treatment and the dispersed water management program (storing natural water for later use).
To learn more visit sfwmd.gov.To reach Phil call 239-338-2929 ext7768 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a speaker in mind? Let
Harris Segel know. A different member each month will be setting up the speakers for that month.
November 15- Gary Frechette, FL District Governor.
November 22-Bran Simon, Attorney. Civility in Politics
November 29- Alex Garcia, Catholic Charities/Human Trafficking
50/50: Was conducted by Ed Ludden. Anyone can participate in the 50/50 however only members are eligible to pull for the ace of hearts.
Bill Grant had the winning ticket but did not pull the ace so the jackpot rolls over.
Happy dollars: The "Sheriff" collected happy dollars, thank you to the speaker, post-election support group forming, Kim received award at state convention, happy, pray for our country, new members, starting speakers bureau, winnings back to Eliminate.
DCM (Division Council Meeting)
Nov 15th at 6pm. Cape Coral Kiwanis Hall, 360 Santa Barbara, Cape Coral 33991. Cost $5, there will be light apps, dessert, coffee, etc. Florida Governor Gary will be the speaker an other presentations as well. RSVP by Nov 13 to Stewart Ross (contact info in left margin).
February 25, 2017-Regional Conference
July 13-16 2017, ICON. Paris, France
August 24-27, 2017-DCON. Marco Island.
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