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YOURS, MINE and OURS
Kiwanis Family Bulletin of the

KIWANIS CLUB OF ST. MARTINVILLE
June 18, 2008  •  Vol. 16 - No. 33


Editors/Publishers: Peggy Hardy, Gerry LeBlanc and Marti Harrell


Summer Solstice 2008

OFFICERS:
President: Jean Potier
President-Elect: Dennis LeBlanc
Secretary: Annie Durand
Treasurer:  Peggy Hardy
Immediate Past President: Elaine St. Julien
BOARD MEMBERS:
Judy Bonhomme, Steve Comeaux, Carol Lagarde, Peggy Decou, Leslie Thibodeaux, and  Gerry LeBlanc

BOARD MEETING
THIRD
THURSDAY OF THE MONTH, 7:00 p.m.

• Builders Club Meeting:  2nd Friday of the month*, Trinity School Gym @ 1:00 p.m.
• Key Club Meeting:  Every Thursday* in the SMSHS library @ 11:20 a.m.
*Youth Leadership program meetings
are held during regular School Year only


JUNE BIRTHDAYS:  Ed Durand (Annie) 6/5;   Rock Eastin 6/18; Jean Potier 6/27; Harold JeanBatiste (Carla) 6/28; Brenda McClain (Billy) 6/15; Marti Harrell 6/21; Leslie Thibodeaux 6/20


   AND ANNIVERSARIES: 

    
Ed and Annie Durand 6/5; Newman and Melba Braud 6/14

CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
    
  June 19 - 6PM - Pepper Festival Meeting - Steve Comeaux's Studio
                  7PM Monthly Board Meeting (Steve Comeaux - Host)
     June 25 - 7AM Regular Meeting
                    June 26-29 - Kiwanis International Convention - Orlando, FL

THOUGHT/QUOTE OF THE WEEK:
  The truth hurts bad,
     but it’s the lie
           that leaves the scar. 
                     -William Arthur Ward
                                           

The First Object of Kiwanis:  To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.

 

Kiwanis Education #05:  Kiwanis International conventions began when the Kiwanis Club of Cleveland invited representatives of other clubs to meet there in May 1916. At that time there were a total of 16 clubs with 1,924 members. A Kiwanis International convention has been conducted every year since then, except for limited conferences in 1943-45 due to wartime travel restrictions. Today, the usual attendance at an International convention is about 12,000.

 

THIS WEEK:  We stepped out of the box (as Steve Comeaux would encourage us to do) and held our meeting at the Louisiana System Built Homes (LASBH).  We met in the rear of the building and toured the sales office which is one of the homes offered by LASBH.  This home was fancied up a bit with high ceilings and a few other luxury items.  Then we drove to the home displayed in the front of the building and toured it – which is one of the standard completed homes.  Still very nice and roomy.  Many thanks to the organizers of this meeting! 

 

Tonight (Thursday) a Pepper Festival Committee Meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. and Board Meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Steve Comeaux’s Photography Studio on New Market Street.  Please make an effort to attend.  I know LSU is playing baseball tonight but it has been my experience that you shouldn’t watch until the 8th or 9th inning anyway, so come to the meeting first! 

 

I’m sorry that our bulletin is going out before we can give you a report on the PF committee and the board meeting but logistics prevent us from waiting until Friday to get it out to you. 

 

If you are considering going to the District Convention, please contact Jean 394-9734 or Gerry 380-4300 to get registration form.  Early bird deadline for registration is July 15.

 

Some of you don’t usually read your bulletin on our website and I just want to tell you how great a job Marti is doing with the whole thing.  Please find a computer with internet connection and go to our website and check it out www.stmartinkiwanis.org  You’re in for a real treat.  Thanks Marti and Peggy for all of your efforts in getting the word out to our members!  WE APPRECIATE YOU!!!!!

Don't miss the June issue of the KIWANIS CALLIOPE, our district bulletin!  CLICK HERE!
Congrats to Gerry LeBlanc... LA Miss WTenn District Kiwanian of the Month!!

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