Message from the President 4/19/18

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Greetings,

Thank you to all the club members who attended this morning’s meeting and participated in the club activity, MUK KIWANIS JEOPARDY.

– 1st Place with over 400 points:  Congratulations to THE DOMINATORS = Bashar Elali, Pam Taylor, Tim Taylor, Ron Johnson, & Daphne Gellhaus.

– 2nd Place – THE TERMINATORS = Gloria Smith, Dave Jones, Jon Van Gerpen, Darbi Van Gerpen, & Peter Zieve.

– 3rd place – THE PRODUCERS = Wendy Grace, Lynette Gardiner, Steve Palmer, & Skip Kidd

– 4th place – THE POWERHOUSE = Connie Reilly, Gladys Hanson, Beth Kerwin, Wendy Eidbo, & Cheryl Wynn

– 5th Place – TEAM GQ = Tom Nielsen, Al Zugel, John Luckovich, George Holser, & Gary Webster

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE PROJECTS

  • Thursday, April 19th, 6pm – ?? – KIWANIS LADIES BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION at GOLDEN HOUSE RESTAURANT = Bring your drink on!
  • Friday, April 20th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – BUNCO with Mariner Key Club at the MUKILTEO YMCA = There’s still room for more players. If you are interested, please show up with your $5 cover charge and your potluck dish.
  • Saturday, April 21st, 9am – 2pm – COMMUNITY GARDEN CLEAN UP = Lunch will be provided by Jersey Mike’s. Bring work gloves, and dress appropriately.
  • Saturday, April 21st, 10am – 1pm – YMCA HEALTHY DAY at MUKILTEO YMCA = 2 volunteers needed to serve popcorn. Cory, do you have 2 volunteers from Kiwanis??

SAVE THE DATE

  • Saturday, April 28th, 5:30pm – 9pm – PACKS FOR KIDS SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER at ROSEHILL COMMUNITY CENTER = Dinner, Adult beverages, Dessert, and Silent Auction. Working on entertainment. Hope to see you all there to support PFK.

Well, this is it for now. Again, thank you for attending today’s meeting. And, while you’re out in the community, remember to always LIVE, LOVE, SHARE KIWANIS!

Have a great rest of the week!

Always,

Paul

 

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Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo Week of July 10

Hi there!
Schools out, summer is here – is everyone on vacation? We had about 15 at our meeting last week. Although the speaker had a scheduling conflict and didn’t attend, we have a full slate of speakers until September. They may get up early, prepare and drive to Mukilteo to give us their best, let’s reciprocate by being there for them! Hopefully that was a gentle ask..maybe having weekly meetings or speakers during the summer is something to reconsider. Let me hear your thoughts on that.
Conrad Mounsey visitied us last week at the recommendation of Paul. He’s a Kamiak grad and getting married soon (a two-fer!), and we loved having him visit.  I now have a stack of applications in my Kiwanis binder!  Since we had some extra time, Gloria gave us a lovely “Getting to Know You” story about her wonderful family.
Cocoon House tonight. Thanks Anita for being our lead chef, and for Joan, Dana and Riaz for volunteering their time and food.
Our speaker this week is Michael Mathis from the Burned Children Recovery Foundation. From their website: The BCRF is committed to a single goal as a national recovery agency providing Emotional Support and Financial Aid to Burned Children and their Families since 1989. We believe every burned child should have an opportunity to heal from both physical and emotional injuries. Our foundation strives to offer these children from all socio economical backgrounds these opportunities. Agenda July 12 2017 attached.
Birthday week for Lynne Miller, Debra Bordsen and Wendy Grace!  Boom!*:) happy
Salmon Bake: The Lodge has donated 20 – $25 gift cards as their sponsorship; these are available for purchase but have an expiration of October 1, 2017. These make great gifts. See Pam or Nancy.  Letters to sponsors went out last week; if you want to write a sponsor check and want a letter, let me know.
Want more Kiwanis logo wear? We have a source to embroider the logo on shirts, etc. and we’re looking at ordering hats from KI.  Cost is $12- $15 per piece; please purchase your own navy or royal blue, white or gold shirts (polo, long, short or sleeveless shirts, etc.)  Deadline is August 15 to have them ready for the Salmon Bake.
Make it a great week!
Nancy Passovoy
President

Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo Week of July 3

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Happy July 4th Week everyone!
Stay safe, and remember fireworks are illegal within City limits. Go enjoy a professional fireworks display and keep all of your fingers! 
Tomorrow at 7:30am, we will hold our July Board meeting and select our Kiwanian of the Month, review the June minutes, Club finances, and look at a DVS grant request. All are invited to meet us at the Y.
The speaker at this week’s meeting will be Mayor Jennifer Gregerson to give us a “State of the City” update. Please find attached this week’s agenda.
In case you missed last week’s meeting, our Pam Taylor has been selected as the “2017 Citizen of the Year”! So well deserved, and after a standing ovation, she was presented with a cool plaque and a big cake! The special community reception is still TBD, possibly August 26 at the Harbour Pointe Senior Living facility.
Lots of birthdays this month and future events, so check out the lists on the agenda.
The 100th PNW DCM will be held August 24 – 27 in Kennewick; see the agenda for the link to register online. We are entitled to 3 registrants for this conference.
Salmon Bake getting into gear: the Taylor’s have found a donor for the Salmon, Debra has confirmed that Pepsi will donate all the pop, but we’ll need about 20 cases of water and lots of plates from Costco. Lots more later.
See you in the am, or Wednesday morning at the golf course. Stay safe!
Nancy Passovoy, President

May 24th Wednesday Morning Meeting at HP Golf Course

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Happy Sunny Sunday everyone!
We had a very successful Pancake Breakfast on Saturday at Historic Flight Foundation’s Aviation Day. Huge thank you to Pam and Gary for all of their help to make it happen, and to Adrian and Joe manning the grills, Joanie as hostess with the mostess, Nora at the cash register, Dana with the Key Clubbers, Daph as our “go to” as no task was too small to tackle, Ron for keeping our line moving. Thanks Captain Dan for getting us some grills and Tim keeping them going, Gary for renting the coffee pots, and our selfless members who loaded and unloaded trucks with all of our stuff and took it back again Saturday night. This event was our first try, and while there are many things to improve, there were lots of happy customers. We grossed over $1,000 and hope to have some earnings info on Wednesday once we know what our food costs were.

Pam Taylor Named “2017 Citizen of the Year”

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Long-time Kiwanis member Pam Taylor has been named the “2017 Citizen of the Year.” 14 years ago, Pam developed a strong relationship with Cocoon House, a non-profit agency in Snohomish County that serves homeless youth. She has organized monthly Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo volunteer dinners at the Everett shelter the second Sunday of each month, providing nutritious food and fellowship for residents and staff. Pam has also been very involved with her husband Tim in organizing and leading the Mukilteo Kiwanis’ Foundation Salmon Bake at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival each September.

Please join us in congratulating Pam and join us at the special reception in her honor to be held at the Harbour Pointe Senior Living Center; date TBD.