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Kiwanis Ft. Myers Metro-McGregor
PO Box 61104
Ft. Myers, FL 33906
(239) 939-4027
Meeting 2-28-17
Total Attendance: 31, members-20, other Kiwanis members-8 (speaker Jack Levine, Tallahassee), DIck and Charlene Boardman (Iowa),Mark Livezey and Mark Hale (Penn) and Bob Kemper (NC) Jaci Lageson-(MInn) and Lindsey Lenhard (former CKI) have submitted applications to join our club. Other guests; Joyce Jacob from the Harry Chapin Food Bank, Elly du Pre (Florida Association of Agencies Service the Blind, guest of speaker), Sharon Bensinger (Blind Services Advocate, guest of speaker).

         Nice to have Patrice Cunningham, Kurt Chalgren, and Pat Walton with us today.

  Happy Birthday March 1, Marilyn Weinstein.

  • Memorial service for Tom Thornquist is anticipated
    week of March 18th at St. Hillarys. 

    Ada & John with today's speaker.

  • BUG t-shirts; If you ordered one they are in. Heather Chouinard will bring them next week or you can stop
    by her bank and pick it up. 
  • 50/50 won today by Cathy Smith
Committee Reports
  • BUG-March 24 is next recognition at Littleton Elementary. A few volunteers needed. Sign up with Heather.  She is also leading the Egg Hunt service project on April 1st.
  • Oasis is moving right along. We'll need some people to sign up to cover gaps when our
    seasonal residents head north.
Today's Program: Jack Levine, 4Generations Institute

Today we were fortunate to have Jack speak to our club. He is has also been a Kiwanian for 12 years. The 4Generations Institute cultivates the exchange of wisdom and energy among our generations - children/youth/young adults, parents, grandparents, and elders. The Institute develops powerful partnerships to bridge Florida's generation gaps to build successful policies and establish outcome-based programs for mutual benefit. To learn more visit or contact Jack at 850-567-5252 or
Editor note: Jack spoke at our DCM the same night. Thank you for attending; Todd Adams,
Barbara Hartman, Ian & Nancy Nelson, Harris and Barbara Segel, Kim Berghs, Ada & John Trapanese, Diane Connell, Liz & Stewart Ross, & Paul Weinstein. Thank you to Gateway to the Islands Cub for hosting.

Stewart Ross is March
 speaker chair
7th-Wynn Watkins-The value of Kiwanis
14th-Dave Dorsey
21st-Stewart Ross-The Formula
28th-Harry Chapin Food Bank
March 14-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." 

#Kids Need Kiwanis 

Oasis Reading Room
Sign up

March 24, BUG recognition
at Littleton Elementary. 12:45pm

April 1, Egg Hunt
service project 10am-12pm
Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760 Bass Road

Sheriff Harris collected dollars for speaker, memory of Norm's wife, promoting VITA (13 tax sites doing them for free), family visits, birthdays, for guests, for Kim Barrera helping with Tom's affairs.