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May 2011
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Two candidates announce for 2011-2012 Capital District Gov-Elect

In accordance with the Capital District Policy Statements, two qualified members have filed their intention of being a candidate for the office of Governor-elect 2011-2012.

Included are Carolyn Richar and Ted Zapalowicz.

Over 1,000 attend Capital District Kiwanis Key Club Convention!

a photo essay by PG Bob Cressy

“Just Serve It" was the sport theme for the 62nd Capital District Key Club Convention held in the elegant Hyatt Regency in Arlington, Virginia’s Crystal City, near the Reagan National Airport.  And ‘Serve It Up, They Did’! ...more

May 2011 eBuilder Front Page

  • Gov. Tom's Msg
  • Helps Hope Alive
  • Nature Center
  • Plane Pull!
  • Cub Scouts

Gov. Tom's Message

by Gov. Tom Varner

...Why are technology and the modern communications devices and programs important to all of us and to Kiwanis? The first reason is speed and accuracy. Transmission is instantaneous is most incidents. Accuracy is achieved because everyone gets the same message and it is not filtered through other people. They save trees. The District will provide the tools. Will you use them?...more

The Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick recently provided assistance to Hope Alive in Sabillasville, MD. Hope Alive is a non-profit Christian ministry that offers transitional home and support services for women and their children. The Kiwanians spent the day weeding, landscaping, cleaning the flower beds, tilling the playground mulch, and removing and repairing fencing. "We cannot fully express our thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Suburban Frederick. They were so pleasant, happy and willing to work," said Missy Miller, Operations Manager. Pictured (l to r) standing are Bob Rankin, Joe Vitanza, Frank Parker, Dave Maloney and David Schmitt. Sitting are Patrick Long, Missy Miller and Peter Brehm.

Reisterstown Club Helps Nature Center

by Steve Jenkins

On Thursday, April 14, 2011, our club participated in the building of this bridge at the Irvine Nature Center. Thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Reisterstown , the bridge was completed in about 7 hours....more

Members of the Wilmington Kiwanis and members of 2 of their 5 Key Clubs in April pulling a C-110 Air Force Transport plane in a fund raiser for Special Olympics. Wilmington Kiwanis with Key Clubs pulled the multi ton C-110 Transport 12 feet in 7.58 seconds! While this was not "good" enough for first place, it was "good" enough to help contribute to the $28,000 raised for Special Olympics at the New Castle National Guard Air Force Base in Delaware. "Good" job Wilmington!

The Ocean Pines Cub Scout Pack 480 cubs are pictured outside the Ocean Pines Community Center at the celebration of the 2011 Blue and Gold Dinner held in March of 2011. The Cub pack is very active with a large number of boys participating in Scouting. On March 29th they also participated in a cleanup day at the Isle of Wight Park off the Route 90 bridge going to Ocean City with which the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines - Ocean City participated as part its Project One Day for Kiwanis. The Kiwanis Club is also a sponsor of Cub Pack 480.
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2011 Dist. Conv. Aug. 19-21 Williamsburg, VA

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