Wednesday’s Program Speaker - Joan Lappin, CFA,  Chairman/ CEO Grammercy Capital Management.  Joan will speak on the current state of the stock markets, a subject she understands well since she began managing investment portfolios in 1980 at Manufacturers Hanover Trust where she oversaw the $250 million Supplemental Common Stock Fund, and was a member of the 6 person Equity Strategy Committee. 
Joan founded Grammercy Capital Management in 1986.  Grammercy has been ranked #1 for its five year performance in the Nelson's Directory of Registered Investment Advisors. 
This is Joan Lappin's second presentation to our Club.  Her 2017 presentation was well received by members and many guests.  S uggestion:  Invite quests.
Food Drive - We're at 2,096 pounds; over 40% of this year's goal.  Read the full food drive status report posted on our website's home page ( LINK HERE ). And of course bring a donation to Wednesday's meeting.
International Kiwanis Convention - This year's international convention is June 28 to July1st, Las Vegas NV.  Direct Southwest flights to Las Vegas are available from Tampa.  International conventions are important events and the ease of travel makes this year's especially attractive.  Registration and program details are online.  Here's the LINK .
Panera Fundraiser - March 1st (Thursday) 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm  at Panera at 5864 Bee Ridge Road (corner Bee Ridge and Cattleman).  Our Club receives 20% of every purchase PROVIDED the Siesta Key Kiwanis Club announcement flyer is shown when ordering.  Download that flyer HERE.

Pancake Breakfast This important fundraiser requires many hands on deck, including you. The breakfast is again at Applebee's in the plaza at Clark Road and Honoree. March 10th, 8am to 10 am. Raffle items are needed and more importantly, tickets need to be sold. Flyers cane be downloaded from our website HERE or emailed to friends in your network.
Good News - The results of the Florida District Signature Project Contest have been announced.  We submitted our Partnership with Wilkinson Elementary and received "Honorable Mention." The Kiwanis Club of Northside Naples won the contest with " CHRISTMAS IN IMMOKALEE ."  Their project has been submitted by the District to Kiwanis International for the International Signature Project competition.

Don't Forget  - Kids Need Kiwanis!

Coming Speakers
Mar 07, 2018
Mar 14, 2018 11:59 AM
Overview of current real estate market
Mar 21, 2018
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Coming Events
Panera Fundraiser
Mar 01, 2018
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Pancake Breakfast
Mar 10, 2018
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
BUGS Recognition Assembly
Wilkinson Elementary School
Mar 22, 2018
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
"A Kiwanian does something for children every day."  - Lyle Brion
We meet at noon on Wednesdays at Cafe Baci
      Sarasota, Florida 34231
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