"Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time." 
Meetings
Tuesdays
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

Contact us

Fort Myers Kiwanis Metro-McGregor

P.O. Box 61104, Fort Myers, FL 33906-1104

 

President Harris Segel
239-939-4027  Harris@pampered-pooch.com

 

We're on the Web!

www.metro-mcgregor.com

 

Our programs

Littleton Elementary 
School
 

Littleton Elementary School
 

Cypress Lake Middle School
   
Florida   S outhWestern  Collegiate High School www.KeyClub.org
 
  
LARC, Inc.
 

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
SIYA- Supporting Independent Young Adults

  

Stay informed

Division 19 website

www.kiwanis19.com

FL Kiwanis Division website

www.floridakiwanis.com

FL Kiwanis Foundation
www.fkf-online.org


International websites

Public: www.kiwanis.org
Members: www.KiwanisOne.org

Youth protection hotlne: 1-800-KIWANIS x298. http://kwn.is/ki2015hotline

 

Club officers 2016-2017

Officers

President: Harris Segel
President Elect: Stewart Ross
Treasurer: Todd Adams
Secretary: Kim Berghs
Immediate Past President: Heather Chouinard

Directors 
Bill Grant, Barbara Hartman, Steve Hess, Ed Ludden, Rachel Toomey, Ada Trapanese

Kiwanis Division 19

Lieutenant Governor: Stewart Ross
507-304-1624  stewart.ross@mnsu.edu

 

 

Div. 19 Trustee Bruce Boyd
239-369-3775  Bdklg12@gmail.com 

District Governor: Gary Frechette

 

Kiwanis International President: 
Jane Erickson     

 November Birthdays
20th-Jessica Gnagey
27th-John Klaas
                     November 8 , 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

Reminders/Announcements
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.          
Committee Reports
K-Kids -no update 
Builder's Club- finishing survey on where school supplies are needed in their school's classrooms 
Key Club-no update
CKI-no update
Action Club-no update
Oasis Room-Liz Ross reported the first 4 volunteers had a good experience. The link to sign-up is  http://signup.com/go/uiV6sx
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 pflood@sfwmd.gov 
 
                                     Upcoming speakers
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
   
                                  Revenue Enhancements
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.
DIVISION 19 NEWS/EVENTS
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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