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February 2012
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KI Pres. Alan Penn Kiwanis One Day April 21, 2012

On to Midwinter Conferences

  • Potomac Midwinter, Leisure World, Sat 2/11/2012 Leisure World
  • Hampton Roads Midwinter, Hunter B. Andrews Pre-K-8 School 3120 Victoria Boulevard Hampton, VA 23661 Sat 2/25/2012
  • DelMarVa Midwinter, Asbury United Methodist Church 3380 Lawsonia Road Crisfield, Maryland Sat 3/3/2012
  • Northern VA Midwinter, Location TBD , Sat 3/17/2012
  • Mason Dixon Midwinter, Howard Community College Columbia, MD, Sat 3/24/2012
  • Southwest VA Midwinter, Wytheville Community College Wytheville, VA, Sat 3/31/2012
  • Presidential Midwinter, Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg, VA, Sat 4/14/2012
  • Heart of Virginia, 01/28/2012
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  • Gov. Jeffrey's Msg
  • Firemen Heroes
  • Honors Vets
  • Free Books
  • K-Kids Pancakes

Gov. Jeffrey's Message

by Gov. Jeffrey Wolff

Jen and I are expecting our second child at the end of July 2012 and we are overjoyed about that news!  I start my message this month with this information because as parents eagerly anticipating the birth of a child, the ELIMINATE Project strikes particularly close to home for us.  As parents and grandparents could you imagine any more devastating news than to learn that your newborn was stricken with neo-natal tetanus.  You can't hold, speak or comfort the child in any way, because stimuli of any kind makes the baby even more uncomfortable as it endures painful convulsions that eventually lead to death.   You are completely helpless to assist the child.   But the real cruelty is that this never had to be.  Unlike so many diseases we deal with, tetanus is perfectly preventable through a series of three vaccinations costing $1.80 in total and providing the mother and baby with immunity from the disease for ten years...more 


Wilmington, De Kiwanis Honors 4th Quarter Award Winners from the Wilmington Fire Department. Shown are Firefighter Cornelius Skinner, Firefighter John Smith and LT. Eric Haley. Upon arrival at a fire scene they confirmed that 2 children were trapped inside on the second floor. Using the Ladder Tower, they entered the second floor and began their search. Two children, ages one and three, were found unconscious and were removed. Medical attention was given immediately and the two children were turned over to the EMS team for continued CPR and transportation to a hospital. Miraculously, the children survived and are now recovering from their injuries.

Battlefield Kiwanis and Wreaths Across America

by Cliff Blasius, Jr.

The Battlefield Kiwanis Club of Manassas sponsored a program of Wreaths Across America for the months of October and November. We had a booth at the Fall Jubilee held in Manassas in October where we sold Pork Sandwiches and soft drinks and took donations for Christmas Wreaths to be placed in Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, Virginia. These Wreaths are place on Veterans graves the second Saturday in December to coincide with the Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery....more

Mount Vernon Club Distributes Free Books

by Bruce Malkin

On December 19, 6 members of the Mount Vernon Kiwanis Club (MVKC) joined the Creekside Neighborhood Center (CNC) Program Director Blanca Vasquez and her staff to make their Xmas Party even merrier. The MVKC members helped to distribute 2 free books to 70 children by writing the child's name in the books they chose and bagging them for easy carrying home. ...more

Coastal DE K-Kids Host Successful Pancake Breakfast

by Rosemary Cummings

The word is getting out. K-Kids from Rehoboth and Lord Baltimore Elementary schools and the Rehoboth Boys and Girls Club were all there. Coastal DE Kiwanis sponsored another Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's with the K-Kids serving the meals. Some kids, like Cruz, Giovanni, John, Bobbi and Brianna had worked before, then others like the Lee brothers, Sirone, Ty and Diana, it was first time....more

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