To all the members who attended this morning’s meeting. Great to see everyone this morning, and good to be back.
Excellent presentation by Annie Bui and James Anderson regarding the Anna Bui World of Hope Scholarship program.PLEASE SAVE THE DATE…..Thursday August 2nd at Rosehill Community Center from 5-8pm for the Anna Bui World of Hope Fundraiser.
Attached is are flyers with more information about Anna Bui, the Scholarship program and the Event.
Happy July Birthdays to…..
Natalie LaChapelle – 8th
Lynne Miller – 10th
Deb Bordsen – 11th
Wendy Grace – 15th
Lauren Evans – 17th
Daphne Gellhaus – 20th
Dode Carlson – 21st
Tom Foulds – 23rd
Laura Rivers – 29th
Happy July Anniversaries to….
Paul Kahlon & Sonu Lamba – 24th
Cary & Kelly Dukes – 25th
Skip & Lynette Kidd – 27th
Tom & JoAnne Nielsen – 30th
Mike & Lynne Miller – 31st
Kiwanis Calendar of Activities & Community Events
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We have a busy next few months. I do hope to see you all at these events!!
Well, this is it for now. Have a great rest of the week, and if you are out and about in the community, please remember to LIVE, LOVE, SHARE KIWANIS!
Have an excellent weekend, everyone!!
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.
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.
for Lynne Miller, Debra Bordsen and Wendy Grace! Boom!
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!
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
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.