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PO Box 61104
Ft. Myers, FL 33906
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Meeting 3-28-17  The editor thanks Chrysten Foley for finishing up the notes.
29 attended today. 27 members. 2 guests, speaker Joyce Jacobs ad Kelly Krupick (guest of Karen Hurst).  Tommy Lester's application has been approved by the board. Nice to see James Wineinger with us today.

Paul Weinstein won the 50/50 and received the instant winnings. He did not however pull the ace of hearts.

The Sheriff collected happy dollars-  thankful for the speaker and happy to be here.
Announcements
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YCPO: We are collecting new books for children in the Oasis and ReadingPals programs, ages 4-6. See Diane for details. 

 

BUG: Recognition at Littleton went well. Date for Orangewood TBA.
 

Today's Program: The Harry Chapin Food Bank of SW Florida

Joyce Jacobs spoke to us about Harry Chapin Food Bank (HCFB). Food comes from growers, producers, distributors, retailers and through community food drives. They distribute fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, bread and other food in 5 counties to partner agencies; food pantries, soup kitchens, children's food programs, residential programs, homeless shelters, aids projects and senior programs. The agencies in turn provide food to our neighbors in need.  During the fiscal yea 2015-2016 they distributed 20.6 million pounds of food and 6.4 pounds of fresh produce for a total value of $34 million. Publix is currently holding a virtual food drive through Easter, Letter Carrier Food Drive is May 13. To learn more; www.harrychapinfoodbank.org or 239-334-7007.
Meetings

Barbara Hartman is April
 speaker chair
4th-Carl McAloose, FSW College (athletics)
11th-Tamara Pigott, Lee Cnty Visitor & Convention Bureau
18th-Dr. Kim Swanson, Lee Co. Sheriff's Office
(personal safety)
25th-Bruce Boyd, Div.19
Kiwanis FL Convention

April 11-board meeting
Ada & Johns at 6:00pm

Aug 24-27, FL District Convention, Marco Island  

Defining Statement
 

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




  

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