"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 
to be announced

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!





Our programs

Littleton Elementary 

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


FL Kiwanis Division website


FL Kiwanis Foundation

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


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

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

Governor; Gary Frechette


Kiwanis International
Jane Erickson     

 October  Birthdays
 3-Barbara Segel
 8-Tom Dryden, Giovanni Trapanese
11-Todd Adams
14-Ed Ludden











                     October 11, 2016 Meeting                       
Call to order: President-Elect Stewart Ross
Total attendance-22, members 17-, guests-5, Dilion Goldie (CKI), Larry Witzleben (potential member), Paul, Weinstein, Marilyn Weinstein from Harney Point Club and Sam Henderson from the Downtown Club.  Nice to see John Klaas back from the north.
Invocation: Everett Shell

  • Stewart introduced and thanked the guests for coming. He also talked about upcoming DCM (see notes in Div. 19 section).
  • Trunk or Treat is October 31st at Hunter Park. Event is 5-7pm, volunteers should arrive a 4:30pm, bring a chair. Let Kim know if you want to help. We are collecting candy weekly.
  • We were provided a recap of the Oasis ribbon cutting event.



Committee Reports
K-Kids -no update
Builder's Club- October project is Unicef,
Key Club-no update
CKI-no update
Action Club-no update
Interclub-November 2nd, Kiwanis Club Fort Myers Noon, downtown
Service-Trunk or Treat Oct 31 at Hunter Park. Bring in candy please.
Today's program: Oasis Room; Mentor Training


Angela Nader provided us with guidelines for mentoring, helpful tips for mentors, what to/not to do, procedures to follow upon arrival. Everyone received a packet of information including a form for volunteers to complete. We'll start out reading on Wednesdays 11:15am-12:45pm.  Chrysten Foley explained how will use a web-based tool called "Sign Up" It will allow volunteers to look and see what time slots are available each week.

                                     Upcoming speakers

Have a speaker in mind? Let Harris Segel know.

October 18-

October 25th-Rachel Toomey & HayleyTurner. NICU Support Group

November 1st-Lysa Kennedy, Junior Achievement of SWFL.

November 15- Gary Frechette, FL District Governor.

                                  Revenue Enhancements
50/50: Was not conducted today. Anyone can participate in the 50/50 however only members are eligible to pull for the ace of hearts.  


Happy dollars: Sheriff Todd Adams collected; in honor of his 61st birthday, he will contribute $61 to Eliminate if matched--done by Bill Grant! Promo dollar from Heather, excited about Oasis project, happy, thanks Chrysten and Angela, glad to be back. 

Interclub opportunity-November 2nd, at Kiwanis House downtown Fort Myers, Noon with  Kiwanis Club of Fort. Myers. A special musical program will be presented by Kiwanian Bill Courtwright on Pete Seeger.
If attending or bringing an Interclub call Bill at 239-689-3015. 
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.
Just $1.80 protects mom/baby/future babies from this disease.   
Visit: www.TheEliminateProject.org.