Kiwanis Club of Jefferson

Kiwanis Weekly News 12/13/17

Posted by Tim Buenz on Dec 13, 2017
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.
Loren Turner had the program today. He invited Peg Raney, program director of Jefferson Matters: Main Street to be our speaker. The mission of Jefferson Matters: Main Street is to work together as a community to strengthen, support and energize Jefferson’s downtown through historic preservation.
Peg reviewed activities from 2017 with us and noted that volunteers have donated over 3,800 hours this year! She shared their Action Plan for 2018 also with us. Visit their website to find out more or join in the fun! Thanks to Loren & Peg for the update!