Kiwanis Club of Jefferson

Kiwanis Weekly News 11/29/17

Posted by Tim Buenz on Nov 29, 2017
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.
Larry Teeples had the program today. He invited Jeff Lamoureux to update us on the local Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity organization. Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity partners with the community to provide new housing opportunities and existing home repair in partnership with local low-income families. Jeff has worked with the local organization for 3 years and they have completed 14 projects in Greene County. Thanks to Larry and Jeff for the update!