Kiwanis Club of Jefferson

 
 
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11/14/18
Christensen, Tim
 
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11/14/18
Carlson, Steven
 
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11/14/18
Monroe, Bill
 
 
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Jefferson Kiwanis

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We meet Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Jefferson Community Golf Course
501 W. Greenwood Road
Jefferson, IA  50129
United States of America
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There were xx members in attendance. Many happy dollars were shared by members. Vern reported a can drop deposit of $122.20. Good news was shared on the birth of Thomas & Susan Laehn's daughter. Tim Buenz shared the sad news of Kiwanian Floyd Hutzell's passing. Updates on the Silent Auction and annual breakfast were heard.
Today's meeting was called to order by new Club President Tom Heater. There were 24 members attending today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Several happy dollars were shared and Vern reported a can deposit of $49.75. The total for the Kiwanis year that ended last week was $5,399. Thanks to Vern and all those who assist with the can depot! Hollie reported that the Aktion Club met last Monday and that they will have officer installation in two weeks. They are also planning an event to celebrate their 10 year anniversary which is on March 11, 2019. Vern updated members on a visit he had with Dean McAtee on the phone last night. There will be a board of directors meeting on Friday at 7:00 am.
There were 23 members in attendance with two visitors. Vern reported a can deposit of $86.55 and mentioned that we are closing in on our goal of $5,000 as the Kiwanis year ends. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club held a memorial gathering for Tom Duncan at 209 Main in Paton. They have also set the date of Sunday, Oct. 28th for their annual Halloween Party.
There were 22 members in attendance today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Vern reported a can deposit of $103.90. The total can income for the budgeted year is $4,400.00. The Aktion Club will have their last summer grill-out tonight with Bob & Rick cooking. They sold popcorn last Thursday at Hot August Night and accepted a check from the Greene County Motorcycle Charity for $1,250 which is the proceeds from their June event. The Aktion Club will meet Monday, August 20th. Reminder that Hazardous Waste Cleanup is this Saturday.
There were 26 members in attendance today and special occasions and happy dollars were acknowledged. Hollie reported on the Aktion Club meeting from last Monday. Popcorn sales are going well at Farmer's Markets and they are excited for Hot August Night. Vern reported a can deposit of $310 for the last three weeks. President Lautner mentioned the upcoming August 10-11th NE-IA district convention.
There were 25 members in attendance today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Many happy dollars were shared by members. Vern reported a can drop deposit of $308.25 for the last two weeks. The Aktion Club will meet July 18th and have been busy at events on the square serving popcorn. Toni read the Board Meeting Minutes from from July 6th. The need for more Ragbrai volunteers and hosts was discussed,
There were 22 members in attendance with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Several Happy Dollars were shared and special occasions recognized. Vern reported a can deposit of $188.80 with the help of Dan and Jack collecting! The Aktion Club met last Monday and will be selling popcorn at the Bell Tower Festival and Farmer's Markets on Tuesday's. Sherry talked about the grilling/food sales for Saturday night at the Bell Tower Beverage Garden from 7-11pm. A sign-up sheet was passed around for workers. President Lautner reported that the club will grill/serve for the Sept. 18th Farmer's Market. Board meeting minutes were unavailable from last Friday's meeting.
There were 25 members in attendance today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Dean McAtee was in attendance with grandson Cameron, a recent Michigan State graduate. Welcome back Dean! Special events and happy dollars were recognized. This was Dan Emmert's last meeting, we wish Dan the best in their move back to eastern Iowa! President Lautner reminded members of the Board Meeting on Friday at Uptown. A can deposit of $51.05 was shared by Sherry. The club will vote on new officers next week at the meeting.
There were 27 members in attendance today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Several Happy Dollars were shared and special occasions recognized. Vern reported a can deposit of $141.40. President Lautner shared information on grilling/serving food at the summer Farmer's Market on the square. The board will discuss this opportunity. Mike shared the slate of officer's running for the upcoming club election. Bob S.-Treasurer. Toni W.-Secretary, Directors: Kathy P., Lisa K., Denny G. and Vice President: Thomas L.
 
Dan B. reported on the HS Construction/Interior Design Open House. We grossed $367 from the food served during the event and will make a donation toward the local Skill USA program.
There were 26 members in attendance with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Vern reported a can drop deposit of $75.25. Vern also read the May 4th board of directors meeting minutes. Kathy reported that the Aktion Club met last Monday and they are having a picnic at Kelso Park on May 16th at 6:00pm. The club will be griilling for Bell Tower in the beverage garden. The club will also be serving food and grilling for the GCHS Construction & Interior Design open house on East Wilcoxway on May 22nd from 5-7pm.
There were 29 members in attendance today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. President Lautner called the meeting to order and had members participate in some movement activities. Vern reported a can drop deposit of $90.50.  Many happy dollars were shared on this spring day!
President Lautner called the meeting to order. There were 25 members in attendance. Many "Happy Dollars" were shared concerning the passing of the school district bond issue. Vicki thanked the club for assistance with the very successful Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday. Vern reported a can drop deposit for the last two weeks of $159.10.
President Lautner called the meeting to order. No guests in attendance. Happy Dollars were shared and special occasions acknowledged. Vern reported a can deposit of $66.00. Aktion Club met last Monday and has a calendar set for the year. They are getting ready for Relay for Life and helping with the Rec. Center Easter Egg Hunt on March 31st and smoking kits for Teen Maze. Teen Maze update from Pat. Cookies are due to the Rec. Center on Tuesday, April 3rd. Our students will attend on Wednesday morning, April 4th. Workers are still needed.
There were 30 members in attendance today. Two guests, Keri Saunders and Brandon Hommer also joined us this morning. Welcome to them! President-Elect Tom Heater called the meeting to order. Several Happy Dollars were shared and Vern reported a can drop deposit of $58.80. The Aktion Club met last Monday and is busy planning for Easter and Relay for Life. Toni read the board meeting minutes from the March 2nd meeting. The club Officer election will be held on Wednesday, March 9th.
There were 22 members in attendance today with many happy dollars shared. Dan reported a can drop deposit of $121. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club will meet March 5th and is developing an event calendar.
There were 24 members in attendance with Mark Fredrickson of Omaha visiting with brother Jack. Dan Benitz  reported a can drop deposit of $128.25. He also cleaned up the snow around the recycling enclosure. Thanks Dan! Hollie reported that the Aktion Club meeting was postponed to next Monday at the Harrison House and the program will be Relay for Life.
There were 25 members in attendance today with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Matt & Toni Wetrich announced that they will be co-chairing the committee for the Jefferson Ragbrai visit overnight on Monday, July 23rd. Dan B. reported two loads of cans are ready to be cashed in this week.  The Aktion Club had their officer installation last week and 21 people attended with President Launter doing the installation of officers. They will have a meeting next Monday. There will be a board meeting Friday, Feb. 2nd at the Uptown Cafe.
There were 26 members in attendance today. Bill Steussy reported a can deposit of $65.85. President Lautner passed around the 25 year member plaque that the club was recently awarded by the Chamber. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club officer installation will be next Monday.
There were 27 members in attendance today. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club Officer Installation was postponed to Jan. 29th at the Harrison House due to the weather.  Dan B. reported a can deposit of $26.25. A new club member induction was held for Thomas Laehn. Welcome to the club Thomas, we are excited to have you as a member!
There were 26 members in attendance with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Vern reported a can drop of $48.15. Members collected and presented tip funds for a Christmas present to Uptown Cafe staff. Vern reported that Salvation Army Bell ringing by Kiwanis and Aktion Club members garnered $590 last weekend at Hy-Vee. A total of $1,100 was collected at all sites last weekend. Counter Kettles will be picked-up on Dec. 26th. Reminder that next Wednesday is the White Elephant Gift Exchange.
There were 27 members in attendance with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Vern reported a can deposit of $81.85. Hollie reported on planning for the Aktion Club Christmas party and that they will have Officer Installation on January 15th, 2018. Vern reported on the Salvation Army Bell Ringing so far, if you want to ring contact Vern for time/date opportunities.
There were 27 members in attendance with Les visiting from the Aktion Club. Several Happy Dollars were shared by members. Vern reported a can deposit of $175.00 which is a record collection. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club will meet Monday and they are excited about their Christmas Party. Vern passed around the Salvation Army Bell Ringing sign-up sheet for Dec. 8-9 and reported last Saturday they collected $920.00. President Lautner reported that the Hat & Mitten Tree is up at the courthouse and that there will be a club white elephant gift exchange on Dec. 20th. Vicky also shared that the club donated $840 to the ARC Food Pantry and that where is a board meeting this Friday at 7:00am.