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Ft. Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis
PO Box 61104
Ft. Myers, FL 33906
(814) 573-1251 Club President
www.metro-mcgregor.com
6-23-2020 Virtual Club Meeting

Our weekly Face-to Face meetings and activities are suspended and potentially will be through July as well. Until further notice, meetings will be held online. Weekly updates will be sent via  E-Newsletters and by email as necessary.

Upcoming club meeting dates/times: 
June 30th-5th Tuesday,  club social 
July    7th-Regular meeting 6pm
July   14th-Monthly board meeting 6pm
July   21st-no regular meeting
July   23rd-40th anniversary celebration
July   30th-5th Tuesday, no meeting

Links will be sent out each week and if you don't want to participate on screen you can just dial in and be part of it. Speakers and other activities will be incorporated into the meetings.


Here is a recap of the online board meeting from this past week and other announcements/reminders;
  • Dining books are on sale!! Please let Todd know how many you want. Thank you to the Fort Myers Beach Chamber for continuing to sell and promote these books! We need to get books sold to help us with projects for the upcoming year. 
     
  • Florida District Convention will be virtual this year on August 14-15th. There will be no registration fee. We will be sending more information out as it becomes available.  
     
  • Continue to save your aluminum pull tabs from beverage and food cans. We are turning them it to Ronald McDonald House. 

Our work as Kiwanians is valuable to our community! As our county and state begin the transition to reopen in phases please continue to monitor,use good judgement and take
extra proactive measures to ensure the safety of everyone yet help meet the needs of our community. 

For those that want to join the online meetings: 
Zoom is a reputable and safe online program. It is endorsed by businesses and organizations such as Kiwanis International. You can use your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Steve Hess has volunteered to help talk you through it, just give him a ring. 
 

     

               1st-   Karen Hurst

              3rd-   Brianne Lenhart

              3rd-   Lindsey Lenhart

            19th-  Sarah Kuehner

            24th-  Kim Berghs




                   4th-  Steve Hess

                   9th-  Charlie Dodson

                  12th-  Erin McNulty

                  16th-  Sam Lewis

                  19th-  Shana Del Castillo

                                                   Service & Partnerships

Volunteering: 
From the United Way Volunteer Center: we closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We understand there are many individuals in our community that may want to help. We will post here https://www.unitedwaylee.org/volunteer/ and in our Volunteer Center Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/VolunteerUWLHGO/  as opportunities become available. 



MS Support Group(Bill Grant),  meets 3rd Thursday of each month at St. Hilary Episcopal Church. Suspended
                                        
SLP's (Service Leadership Programs)    Schools closed for the summer
Aktion Club -(Karen Hurst) at LARC. They meet 2nd Tuesday at 8:30am, year-round.  (Agency temporarily closed). 
CKI Club- at FGCU. (Stewart Ross).  
Key Club-(Harris Segel) Collegiate High on FSW campus. 
Builder's Club-(Barbara Hartman, Todd Adams, Ada Trapanese) Cypress Lake Middle. 
K-Kids-(Kim Berghs) Littleton Elementary. 

  Meetings

July meetings will be held online. We will let you know of any changes. Meetings now 
at 6pm so others can join that can't login to meetings during work time at the office. 


Board meeting July 14th at 6pm online.



Where/when we meet once traditional meetings resume: 11:30am on Tuesdays at Shoeless Joe's in the Crowne Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers 33907
*Todd has been in contact with our server Vicki to monitor the situation. 



Delicious Dining Discount Book Fundraiser
Todd Adams, Chair




Youth Protection Helpline
1-866-607-SAFE (7233)
          Defining Statement

   "Kiwanis is a global
    organization of volunteers
    dedicated to improving the
    world, one child and one
     community at a time."
   
  Fort Myers Metro-McGregor
               Club Officers
President: Lindsey Lenhart
President-Elect: Cathy Smith
Treasurer: Todd Adams
Secretary: Kim Berghs
Immediate Past President: Rachel Toomey 
    
          Florida Division 19
Lt. Governor -  Tina Pegler. 
TPegler@LFLmail.org

Foundation Trustee-Bruce Boyd 
bdklg12@gmail.com
  
            Florida District 
            www.FLKiwanis.org
Governor is Allen Yergovich
Governor-Elect is Mary-Lynn Desjariais.

The Florida District, comprised of the more than 240 clubs and over 7,500 Kiwanians within Florida. Florida is one of the largest and most successful districts in Kiwanis International.

        Kiwanis International 
             www.Kiwanis.org
President  is Daniel Vignerom
from Luxembourg.
President-Elect is Arthur Riley, Westminster, Maryland.
                    Save the Date


DCON-August 14-15
Stay tuned for details on a modified virtual conference. 



           
Our club charter date:
         July 23, 1980




Please save year-round...

Your old Kiwanis magazine to recycle in our member recruitment folders. 


Aluminum pull tabs for K-Kids for Ronald McDonald House. To Kim during the school year.  Cathy in summer.


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