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Kiwanis Ft. Myers Metro-McGregor
PO Box 61104
Ft. Myers, FL 33906
(239) 939-4027
Meeting Notes  2-21-17
Total attendance-29, members-23, other Kiwanis members-3 (Bob Kemper, Larry and Darcy Memmer), Guests-Kristi Burge (speaker), Jaci Lageson (Minnesota), Lindsey Lenhart (former CKI President). Nice to have Karen Hurst, Diane Connell and the Dodson's with us today. 50/50 today was won by Everett Shell.

Thanks everyone for bringing  in long sleeve t-shirts for Ada for the migrant workers in Immokalee. Bring them any Tuesday. 
We will keep everyone updated on any memorial service for Tom. In his memory Ian and Nancy Nelson are going to put some "in memory" tags on the outgoing bears. If you want to make a contribution see Ian. 
Ian thanked all the volunteers for helping tag, wrap, and tie boxes of teddy wears.


Committee Reports

CKI-The club that we co-sponsor at FGCU has invited us to dinner. An invitation will be sent to all members in our club. The celebration is March 2nd at 5:00pm. 

Oasis Room-we are lucky to have many volunteers each week.

Service project with Luvybear Quilts 4 Tots, Inc. was last Saturday. Thanks Cathy Smith for
chairing the project and Ian and Nancy Nelson for hosting it. Joining them in service were; Barbara Hartman, Shar Grant, Cathy's friend Barbara, Ada Trapanese and Kim Berghs.

Today's Program: AMIKids

Our speaker today was Krisit Moore-Burge from AMI Kids of SW Florida. This is a program under the Dept. of Juvenile Justice. They focus on academics, experiental education, behavior modification. They also provide mental health & substance abuse counseling and anger management. They are looking for tutors and mentors, school supplies and donations for rewards,
To learn more visit or call 239-765-9696

Cathy Smith is February Speaker chair 
28th-Jack Levine,
4 Generations
Stewart Ross is March
Speaker chair
7th-Wynn Watkins-The value of Kiwanis
14th-Dave Dorsey
February 28th-DCM
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 Jon Wallace collected fines and happy dollars; for our new members, glad to be back, speaker, for all we do, happy, in memory of Tommy, Stewarts birthday is today, positive thoughts