The Weekly membership newsletter of the
Kiwanis Club of Sand Lake, NY
P. O. Box 535, West Sand Lake, NY 12196
Meets 6:30 PM Mondays at The Lakeview Inn Restaurant
President Gerald Tysiak Secretary Peg Weiss
President-Elect Mikki McSherry Treasurer Robert S. Pasquarelli
Vice President Gary Meislin Immediate Past Pres Joe Behson
Sandpiper Editor Jo Moccia Photographer James Rogers
Webmaster David E. Booker
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Scott Paul, Ray Turner, Eve M. Ward
Bryce M. Cutler, Deborah McSherry, James E. Rogers
John C. Brownrigg, James M. Colabelli, Skip Patton
Club Bulletin Committee
Jo Moccia, Chair
Jim Colabelli Pat Lane
PRESIDENT Gerald Tysiak presiding
GREETINGS & INVOCATION by Nancy W. Davis
WELCOME BACK: Joe Grillo
Lt. Gov. Jim Rogers on a successful Governor’s Visit Friday night. Ten members from SLK attended. An article will follow.
Haunted House in RPI’s West Hall on Saturday, October 25 in the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. for kids and 7:00 p.m. for college kids. This year’s theme: Hell’s Kitchen. Cost $3/ person to Benefit Ronald McDonald House in Albany. RPI Circle K President Jacquie M. Fable.
Launch Citrus Sales Slight Price Increase (up 30cents for oranges or grapefruit & 75cents on mixed). Co-Chaired by Kevin Sarsfield (sales orders) & Jim Parslow (unloading & distribution) (Contract Arrived Oct. 13)
Big Tent Update: 10/19 Discussion w. Bob Crowley of St. Timothy’s Church. Used old tent + Both sets of stakes for Serendipity Fair 9/20. Returned 9/21. Brownrigg Inventory completed 9/20. Checked Barn 10/20 tent and all accessories accounted for.
Past Lt. Gov. Jean Andrick Circle K Advisor at Russell Sage College - Bread Bake Sale $5 ea. loaf or $8 for 2. Deadline is November 2 orders will be taken at 10-27 SLK meeting.
Blood Mobile sponsored by BiCentennial Committee at Town Hall on Saturday 10-25. Please sign up with Nancy Davis
Bob P SLK shirts are in $33 per shirt. They were preordered. Another order will go soon.
Jerry T passed out Gold Star sheet indicating member participation in SLK activities.
PRESENTATION: Legion of Honor Certificates and Pins: Bob Carpenter and Dale Hall 40 years. Dick Johnsen 25 years.
Dick Johnsen, President Jerry, Bob Carpenter & Dale Hall
PROGRAM: Mikki McSherry discussed all of the activities that occur for SLK around the holidays. She asked for help to ensure that all goes smoothly last year as she felt that she was under a lot of pressure and many activities happen quickly. All the food collected thus far will be distributed at T-Giving. On November 10 at AP firehouse SLK will meet and sort food for distribution (Lakeview not available).
Mikki discussed the logistics of putting together food boxes, the toy drive, getting gift cards etc. This all happens while SLK does the citrus drive and tree sales as well as Bells of Life. (Bells of Life will take place at Crossgates on 12-6-08, please sign up for shifts per Bob Loveridge).
Mikki is looking for suggestions on ways to manage all that SLK does over these 2 months. Suggestions were aired and consensus seems to be that all food on hand now will go out at T-Giving. More discussion to follow on this topic.
Eve announced that gifts were exchanged in the past at the holiday party. This year please bring an unwrapped gift for a teenager.
Joe Behson asked Fred Wurtenberger to the podium and presented him with a Certificate of Appreciation for services last year as interclub chair.
Jerry discussed the 501 3 c status and moving that forward. He also shared 3 thank you notes: United Methodist Church for use of the tent. They sent $50 donation with the card. Ed Swartz Senior Center thanked SLK for donation of yarn. Ruth Smith thanked SLK for donation in Art’s memory.
Jim Rogers announced the Elvis show coming Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are still available, contact Jim.
Thanks were extended to Booker, Pasquarelli, Davis, Behson & Turner all of whom showed up to work at the for Doors of Hope last Tuesday [too bad the truck did not show up until it was over two hours late!] and to Scott Paul, Joe Behson, Bob Carpentier & Mikki worked the soccer Trailer Sunday. Although some signed up to work the trailer this coming Sunday the names were not provided for inclusion in this issue.
$ Fred Wurtenberger because it is an honor to sit with the Governor-elect, Dave Booker. Fred also commented on all of Dale's badges….Dale said “I have a lot of money invested in these!” Fred also said that Bob Carpenter must have a lot of happy memories after 40 years and asked Bob to donate a happy $ for each year of happiness!
$ Dale killed 2 turkeys with 1 shot
$ Booker was in the Advertiser last Friday. Any copies around please send to him.
$ Bob Carpenter had 4 happy dollars. One for each decade. He has had many happy years even if he has not been active in the last few years. Loveridge called out “do you mean in Kiwanis?!” (lot’s of laughing and teasing at this point!) Bob reminisced about winter carnivale and being the chair for 13 years. Back in the 70’s Kiwanis didn’t end until 1 AM! Bob also shared that he missed being ridiculed by Paul Weiss!
$ Jim Rogers discussed the Governor’s visit. Dave B left Maine early to be back for it.
$ Eve-Four great days in Maine
$ Joe B-Happy cataract surgeries are over.
$ Dick J-recalls club member with a bellowing voice on a sweltering night at Summerfest! Kids were hiding in the woods and Dale, with the voice of a bullhorn, screamed “Get the “#$#@” out of the woods!” Kids and animals ran for their lives! Dick thanked Gary for the Spiritual aims.
$ Nancy D-one donor for the blood mobile has signed up. She will donate a happy dollar for every SLK that donates!
DOOR PRIZE brought by Mikki was won by Barb Fioravanti
50/50 for $19 was won by Fred Wurtenberger
MEGA 50/50 worth $98.50. Bob Loveridge drew the 7 of spades
NEXT WEEK PROGRAM: Doors of Hope - Robert & Jean Work
GREETER/INVOCATOR/CERTIFICATE: Peg Weiss
PROGRAM CHAIR: Mikki
SPIRITUAL THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope. - Robert F. Kennedy
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