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 CLUB NEWS 4/26/2017

CLUB MEETING NOTES

The April 29th Club Meeting was called to order by President Frank at 7:04am. Present for the meeting were Frank, Molly, Dan, Ruth, Kim, Glen, and Carolyn.

Frank gave an update on our Little League team. They lost their opening game of the season, but have won the last two games.

Dan gave a report on the Beach Clean-Up last Saturday at the Seacoast Science Center. Volunteers collected 173 pounds of trash.

Ruth gave a report on the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen last Saturday. We had 8 volunteers and served about 30 meals.

President Frank reviewed upcoming club projects and activities including: Children's Day, Eliot Bike Rodeo, and UNH Graduation Concessions.

Molly gave an update on our scholarships. She presented two scholarship applicants that stood out from all the applications received and asked for input from club members on the final selection. Club members agreed on a winner- Holly Proulx from Dover High School.

Frank had a chance at the 50/50 Jackpot and picked the ten of clubs The jackpot is now up to $85.

After a round of Happy Dollars, the meeting was adjourned 8:00am.

UPCOMING PROJECTS/EVENTS

Club Elections

We will be holding club elections for the 2017-18 Kiwanis year at next Wednesday's club meeting (May 3rd). We will have two- 3 year club director positions available.

Children's Day

Children's Day will be Sunday- May 7th in downtown Portsmouth. We will be fitting and giving out bike helmets to kids that day from Noon-4pm (or until we run out of helmets). We will need lots of help that day, so please set the time aside to help with our signature service project.

We will be un-boxing the helmets on Friday evening May 5th at 75 Broadway in Dover at 6pm.

Eliot Bike Rodeo

On Saturday- May 13th, we will be holding a Bike Rodeo in Eliot in conjunction with the Eliot Police Department. The event will be from 9:00am-Noon in the parking area behind the Eliot Police Department. Lots of help will be needed, so please mark it on your calendar to help that morning.

Save The Dates

May 20th- UNH Concessions

June 10- Market Square Day

June 17- Kittery Block Party

June 24- Strawberry Festival