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Kiwanis Ft. Myers Metro-McGregor
PO Box 61104
Ft. Myers, FL 33906
(239) 939-4027
Meeting Notes 11-29-16
Meeting conducted by President Harris Segel. Total: 23 attendance. 20 members, 1 from other Kiwanis club (Bob Kemper, N.C), 2 from Catholic Charities (program speakers).

  • Bug Run is January 28th, watch for volunteer sign up sheet. We need minimum of 200 runners/walkers.
  • Bill Grant, Eliminate co-chair announced our model club pledge is $26,250. As of today we have $173 to collect. Members made instant contributions today combined with circulating the baby bottle and happy dollars to finish it up!
  • Stewart Ross announced today he has been asked to chair the Formula project for our District. He will be stepping down at current Lt. Governor and Harris will step back this position. Good luck Stewart and thank you Harris!
Committee Reports
  • Oasis Reading Room mentoring; every Wednesday 11:15am-12:45pm. Sign up at
  • Breakfast with Santa service project Dec 10th, volunteers arrive at 8:30am, see sign up sheet or Rachel Toomey.
  • MS Support Group holiday party service project Dec. 15th. Need additional volunteers to arrive at 4 and 4:30 or as you can make it. See sign up sheet or Bill Grant.
Today's Program: Catholic Charities on Human Trafficking

Today our speaker was Chuck Anderson. This agency offers a variety of programs that provide families & individuals with vital assistance designed to help them find their potential for success & to become more self-sufficient.  Human Trafficking is defined as modern day slavery and is second largest criminal enterprise in the world. Chuck provided information on sex and labor trafficking including national & local statistics. He informed us about signs to look for an encouraged us to report our observations. To reach Chuck call 239-337-4193 or email him


Upcoming speakers:

Dec 8-Bill Courtwright
(The life and music of
Phil Ochs)
Dec.13- Elisha Baird
(Habitat for Humanity)

Dec. 20 Stewart Ross

Dec. 27 Liz Ross
(December speaker chair is Liz Ross)


Dec 13-Board meeting
at Ada's. 6:00pm


February 25-Zone Conference (location tba)


Defining Statement


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



The Kiwanis FORMULA=

Love It. Share It. Live It.



50/50 won today by Bill Grant. He donated his instant winnings to Eliminate.


Bill was also our "Sheriff" today and collected fines and happy dollars; Giving Tree has kicked off, Noles and Ohio wins, our holiday party is Saturday, just happy, celebrating Diane's last radiation treatment.  

Kiwanis Club of Fort Myers Metro-McGregor
Meets Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30pm at Shoeless Joes 13051 Bell Tower Drive (Crowne Plaza)