Kiwanis Club of Jefferson

Weekly Kiwanis News 02/08/17

There were 28 members in attendance today. Many happy dollars where shared including a happy $5 from Deb Geisler who was awarded a Distinguished Service Award from the Iowa Newspaper Association! Congrats Deb! President Palmer, Hollie and Bill M. inducted Kathy Pittman as our newest member! Welcome Kathy and thanks to her sponsor Hollie Roberts!
Bob reported a can deposit of $89.55 from Benitz, Fredrickson and Associates. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club met Monday and awarded money to support some local organizations like the Jefferson Fireman. Kathy Pittman has also joined the Aktion Club leadership team as a sponsor (note: Kathy worked with Tom Duncan to start the Aktion Club at Genisis and has been employed there for 29 years!). Thanks to Kathy! It was announced that Greene County students will attend Teen Maze on April 4th.
Bill Steussy had the program today. He invited Sue Richardson to speak about the ISU Extension:Greene County. Sue is the County Families Coordinator. Sue spoke about the many programs they offer for all age groups. She highlighted recent opportunities like the VITA Program, Securing Your Farm Property, and the WOLF Club.  More information about the local programs that are offered are available on their website. Thanks to Bill and Sue for a very informative program!