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  May 2009

Transforming the Lives of African Children and Their families

by Raga S. Elim, Ph.D., Chairman, Capital District Committee on International Understanding

We have exceeded $15,000 in donations to the Initiative for Africa! Thank you to all club presidents, members of boards of directors and individual Kiwanians for your contributions and for making it possible for us to come this far.

If you have not yet made a donation to support the Initiative for Africa, please help us reach our goal of $30,000 this year....more

94th Kiwanis Inter. Convention
Nashville, June 25-28, 2009

Jerry Peuler
International Trustee

Info about the Cap. Dist. dinner

Register Now for 2009 DCON

by Charles Marks, DCON Chairman

Hello to all Kiwanians of the Capital District from the DelMarVa Region. Your 2009 Convention Committee is busy planning this years convention and we are looking forward having you 'Stop Over in Dover'. The Sheraton Inn of Dover is here, ready to complete your hotel reservation and the rooms are starting to fill. You can call them at 1-888-755-1450 or on line at www.sheratondover.com. If you have any questions, please contact me at charles.marks4@verizon.net. See you in Dover 21st to 23rd of August.

Monday Morning Growth Team Messages

by Jack White

4/6/09 -- This message is about something critical to the future of Kiwanis. PG Art Riley "Meetings can be Fatal".

4/20/09 -- Gov elect Don Dudey: BIG in possibilities for growing your club – and making your new recruits into long-time members: "A Smarter Way to Recruit"

4/27/09 -- Rob Parker, KI CEO: "The CEO's Challenge"

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  • Gov. Tom's Msg
  • Protectors Honored
  • Dr Wil Blechman
  • Prom

Governor's Message: Reasons to Believe

by Governor Tom Ganse

Ladies and gentlemen of the Capital District, I bid you greetings, and a sincere “thank you” not only for what you do for Kiwanis, but for making your communities better places to live.

We have many reasons to celebrate and much to be proud of, but there are still some challenges that continue to confound this organization and put all your good works at risk of becoming nothing more than a footnote in someone’s history book....more

Kiwanis Club of Hampton Celebrates Seventh Annual Protectors Night

by Al Newton

The Kiwanis Club of Hampton recognized the outstanding persons of the year from organizations involved in the safety of the community at a dinner celebration entitled “Protectors Night”, held at the Elks Lodge on April 21, 2009 Each honoree was presented a Plaque, signifying the accomplishments for which they were being recognized...more

Dr. Wil Blechman Remains Passionate About YCPO

by PG Warren Kane

It was nearly two decades ago, as president of Kiwanis International, that Dr. Wil Blechman helped coin the term “Young Children: Priorty One” and focus the attention of the organization on the need to help children at the earliest age possible.a

All these years later, it is a passion to which he remains true....more

Are You Going to the Prom? Andrew Sealock Is!

by Mary Ellen South

It’s that time of the year- spring, school coming to a close and time for the ritual we all (parent and teenager) look forward to - the prom. But for families with special needs children, going to the prom is often not in sight. When Andrew Sealock, a junior at Skyline High School, expressed interest to his Dad, Alan (Past Pres of the Front Royal Kiwanis Club), the response was, “Why not?”...more

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