Saturday, 28 October 2017, at Lynn Middle School. We had a crew of 11 Kiwanians, 6 LCPS staff, 9 Key Club members, 6 Builders Club members, and 2 family member voluonteers, all helping with landscaping, cleanup, and outdoor furniture painting. We started at 8 AM; the Builders Club provided a hot dog lunch. Kiwanis One Day is a universal day of service for Kiwanis Clubs around the world.
Friday, 20 October 2017, 7-8 AM. All club members, guests, and anyone wanting to learn about what Kiwanis accomplishes are invited. We meet at the Good Samaritan Village at 3011 Buena Vida Circle, a bit east of Telshor Blvd. near the hospital. Entrance is through the double doors marked Social Center; we meet in the Oasis Room on the right-hand side a bit down the hall going south. Breakfast begins at 7 AM and runs to 8 AM, so there’s time to get to work afterward. If you’d like to buy your breakfast there the cost is $7. Camaraderie is free.
Thursday, October 12, 2017. Join us at the Bite of Belgium, 741 N. Alameda, in the downtown area, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. You’re especially welcome if you’re not a member but want to find out what we do and, we hope, join.
Saturday, September 30, 2017. Our club members set up at 7 AM and started serving at 8 AM, continuing to 11 AM; along with pancakes we offered sausage, juice, and coffee. Working the event were 6 Kiwanians, 10 Key Clubbers, 7 Builders and 2 parent volunteers. They served 273 pancake breakfasts. We made back all our costs and the school cleared $1429 in profits on the event.
Sunday, September 24. We’ll be staffing a booth at the car show, which raises money for mental health work with wounded veterans. Find us on the Solano Ranch Plaza, on Roadrunner Parkway. We’ll have the time posted soon.
Wednesday, September 20. 6:30 PM at Las Posta restaurant. Our new officers, some of whom are continuing in their posts, were formally installed this evening. We met at La Posta for dinner, along with the Key Clubbers!
16 September 2017, at Zia. We set up at 7 AM and serve from 8 to 11 AM. We served 223 people and netted $1450 for the Zia Parent Teacher Organization!
September 15, 2017, Friday. Help welcome new citizens of the US. The ceremony begins at 10 AM, at the Las Cruces Convention Center at University and El Paseo. It’s good to arrive by 9:30.
Thursday, September 14. 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Another convivial lunch, and imminent events to go over. We meet at Bite of Belgium, 741 N. Alameda, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.
September 9, 2017, Saturday. The Car Council convenes at Mayfield High School’s parking lot. It appears that they start at 7:30, getting the public in about 9 AM. We’ll have a booth there and we’ll give out Kiwanis membership information. If you’re a member and can help, please show up. If you’re not a member and would like to help, please show up, help, and consider joining Kiwanis.