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Ft. Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis
PO Box 61104
Ft. Myers, FL 33906
(239) 940-3893 Club President
5-7-19  Annual Meeting 

Meeting called to order by President Rachel Toomey. Total attendance: 21 members. 

 50/50 today was won by Paul Weinstein. 

Addition to March of Dimes report last week: The Toomey family raised a total of $900 and was recognized as the third place family fundraising team! Way to go Rachel and Matt!

DCM- (Division Council Meeting) is May 16th at Head Pinz off Treeline. Co-hosted by the Lehigh and Gateway clubs. Event is 5:30am-8pm. Eat and Greet 5:30-6pm, meeting at 6pm. Cost is $10. Please RSVP to Rachel or Kim by the 14th so we can send in our count. FL Governor Steve will be present and we'll be electing FL Foundation Trustee and Lt. Governor for our district. We'd like to have a minimum of 4 members in attendance, the more the better!
Come meet other members and share the Kiwanis spirit. 

Annual Meeting called to order at 12:06pm, 21 members in attendance. The following handouts were distributed and reviewed: Strategic plan, projects and fundraisers 2018-19, member and service hour comparison, treasurer update, re-cap of club survey on club management/administration, membership strength, community service impact, member experience (94.5 average out of possible 104 points). 

2019-2020 State of Officers. Liz Ross lead nominations this year. Slate of nominations was announced and a call for nominations from the floor. Hearing none nominations were closed. 
Your slate of officers/directors is as follows: 
President Lindsey Lenhart, President-Elect Cathy Smith, Treasurer Todd Adams, Secretary Kim Berghs, Directors Shana Del Castillo, Barbara Hartman, Karen Hurst, Linda Parrish, Ada Trapanese and Paul Weinstein. 

Meeting adjourned at 12:15pm and the remainder of time was spent enjoying lunch and socializing. 

                           3rd-Susan Block

                           5th-Paul Weinstein

                           9th-Maria Montesinos

                         14th-Patrice Cunningham

MS Support Group- (Bill Grant), meets 3rd Thursday of the month at St. Hilary Episcopal Church. Volunteers will be needed to cover the summer months Bill and Ed are out of state.

                                            SLP's (Service Leadership Programs)
Aktion Club-(Karen Hurst) at LARC. Meets 2nd Tuesday at 8:30am, year-round
CKI Club-  at  FGCU. (Stewart Ross) On summer break

Key Club- ( Harris Segel) Collegiate High on FSW campus.  

K-Kids-(Kim Berghs) Littleton Elementary at 2:15pm on Wednesdays 1 time per month. 

Builder's Club-( Barbara Hartman, Todd Adams, Ada Trapanese) Cypress Lake Middle School. Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 4:00pm.  
                             Florida's First Lady Project--Diaper Drive


May 14  Sonya McCarter & Brandi Couse, Alliance for the Arts

Board meeting  is May 14th at 6pm at Ada's

May 16    DCM at HeadPinz

May 21-  Melody Desilets, Golisano Children's Hospital of SWFL

May 28-  Brian Wierma, Gulf Coast Humane Society

May speaker chair -Barbara  Hartman

Where/when we meet: 11:30am on Tuesdays at Shoeless Joe's in the Crowne Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers 33907 

 Delicious Dining 
 Discount Book

        Defining Statement

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

            Club Officers
President: Rachel Toomey
President-Elect: Lindsey Lenhart
Treasurer: Todd Adams
Secretary: Kim Berghs
Immediate Past President: Liz Ross 


         Florida Division 19
Lt. Governor - Mick Shelldrake

Foundation Trustee-Bruce Boyd


            Florida District
      Governor Steve LeBlanc

        Kiwanis International
  President Florencio "Poly" Lat

          Save the Date

BUG Recognition-
Rayma Page
May 22nd 9:15am  (4th)
May 22nd 1:15pm  (Kdg)
May 24th  9:15pm  (3rd)
May 24th  1:15pm  (1st)
May 28th  9:15am  (2nd)
May 30th  9:15am  (5th)

Ronald McDonald House  meal is May 29th

ICON  (International Convention)
June 26-29 at 
Walt Disney World Resort

DCON (District Convention)
August 15-18 in Orlando

Please save year-round...

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

Box Tops for Education
for Builder's Club, give to Barbara Hartman year-round.

Plastic bottle caps to Todd for Buddy Benches