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 Gary Meislin Secretary Patricia A. Lane
President-Elect Skip Patton Treasurer Robert S. Pasquarelli
Webmaster David E. Booker Immediate Past Pres Gerald Tysiak
Sandpiper Editor Margaret Weiss Photographer James Rogers
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
John C. Brownrigg, James M. Colabelli, Eve M. Ward
Joseph M. Behson, Raymond C. Turner, , William M. Whipple
Barbara Fioravanti, Robert R. Loveridge & Ron Wagner
PRESIDENT Gary Meislin presiding
GREETINGS & INVOCATION by Joe Distell
PRESIDENT Gary Meislin presiding
GREETINGS & INVOCATION by Bob Pasquarelli
PRESIDENT Gary Meislin presiding
GREETINGS & INVOCATION by Fred Wurtemberger
GUESTS: About 45 of our community supporters:
WELCOME BACK: Jo Moccia!
PROJECT SIGNUP SHEETS
DOORS OF HOPE: Thanks to Carpenter, Ginther, Whipple, & Patti for working Fri Dec 4. Next opportunity will be Tues Dec 15.
BELLS OF LIFE SALES @ Crossgates Mall, Sat Dec 12 from 10 AM to 6 PM:
#1, 10-1: Tysiak, Gates, Kieley, J & T Parslow
#2, 1-3:30: Fioravanti, Patton, A & E Mills
#3, 3:30-6: Loveridge, Lane, Ward
CHRISTMAS TREE SALES, next to WSL Firehouse, daily 4-7 PM, Sat & Sun 12-3, 3-6:
Tues Dec 1, 4-7 A & E Mills, James, -------------- Wed Dec 2 4-7 Grillo, Ward, Wagner Mon Dec 7, 4-7 --------. ---------, ---------
Thur Dec 3 4-7 Loveridge, Carpenter, ------------- Tues Dec 8, 4-7 Patton, Patti, ------------
Fri Dec 4 4-7 Patton, Johnsen, Moccia Wed Dec 9, 4-7 Parslow, ---------. --------
Sat Dec 5 12-3 Turner, Gates, Patti Thurs Dec 10, 4-7 Wagner, Kieley, --------
3-6 Johnsen, Hacker, Behson
Sun Dec 6 12-3 Loveridge, Wurtemberger, Mulligan
3-6 Pasquarelli, Ginther, --------------
Skip Patton: Final call for citrus orders---will be phoned to Florida TONIGHT!
Brownrigg: Still need playing cards for the troops.
Eve: Still need gifts for teenagers. Ask for suggestion list distributed last week.
Scoutmaster Chuck Hacker: The Boy Scouts will be selling wreaths, and will help with trees, too.
Jerry Tysiak: Help is needed Mon Dec 14 at the Legion Hall to distribute food and toys!
Immed Past Pres Jerry Tysiak welcomed the about 45 community supporters to our meeting, citing the many ways in which local businesses have assisted us in completing our projects. In addition to dinner, Certificates of Appreciation were presented to the representatives who came.
Averill Park High School Key Club: Advisor Olga Ashline, Club President Lizz Gallo and Club Treasurer Allen Lindeman
Columbia High School Key Club: Advisors Kelley Sheraw and Gretchen Schultz along with Club President Becky Harris, Club Treasurer Scott Boyle and Lt. Gov. Allison Lashmet
Averill Park School District: Nurse Ann Lanoue
Boy Scout Troop 526: Scoutmaster Chuck Hacker and Senior Patrol Leader Chet Hacker
Girl Scouts of Averill Park: Leadership Representative Megan Remington
Carlsberg Promotional Printing: Ellen and Armand Mills
Culligan Water Systems: Dennis Nagengast
DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.: Dave Cluett
Doors of Hope: Nancy Rockwell
Guitar Slinger Designs: Val Gray and Margorie Carrow
The Kinderhook Group: Laurie Leckonby
Leckonby’s Autoworks: David Leckonby
Ackner/Main Care Fuels: Chad Ackner
Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Dept: Phil Liebnen
Sand Lake Ambulalnce: Chief Rose Metchick
Sand Lake Town Library: Mindy Fowler
Town of Sand Lake: Ray Turner
Tremont Lumber Co, Inc: Dennis Tremont
US Postal Services: SL Postmaster Linda Van Bergen
Walter Adams Post, American Legion: Scott Gallery and Angelo Patti
West Sand Lake Post Office: Postmaster Linda Vanbergen
WSL Volunteer Fire Dept: Dennis Sinnott, Dan Hogle, and former Commissioner Ray Whelan
WSL Hannaford Bros Supermarket: Manager Casey Powers and Assistant Manager A.J. Kean
Young’s Pharmacy & General Store: Miller Young
The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club thanks every one of you for all your valuable assistance!
$ Pat Lane: I missed you all last week but I’m better now! And so proud to be a member of this organization!
$ Joe Behson: Great weekend in VT despite no snow on Mt Snow!
$ Bob Carpenter: The community support in the Sand Lake area has been wonderful ever since I became a member in 1968, but never better than right now! Thanks!
$ Woodie Hacker: Proud of my son the Scoutmaster and my grandson who’s going for his Eagle --- and they’re both here tonight!
$ Bob Pasquarelli: Jim Colabelli is recovering from his back surgery, but slowly. He is in good spirits, and says he is doing great!
$ LG Allison Lashmet: For the AP Key Club, for the Columbia Key Club, and that my application to the US Coast Guard Academy has been accepted!
$ Becky Harris: For our Columbia KC advisor who’s doing a great job!
$ Bob Loveridge: Thanks to all who helped unload Christmas trees Friday, and then came back Saturday to build the new stands!
$ Jo Moccia: Thanks for the welcome back! This is a tremendous community!
$ “Columbia Key Club member”: For the Columbia KC, and thanks to Mr Morgan’s help, I’ve been admitted to college to study music!
$ Barb Fioravanti: For both AP and Columbia Key Clubs, and sorry I can’t attend Columbia’s meetings due to a job change!
$ John Mulligan: For the AP KC and Olga Ashline. I attend their meetings and they are one great club!
$ Val Gray: Glad that Margorie was able to attend with me tonight!
$ Jerry Tysiak: I was president last year, and I personally appreciate everyone’s support!
$ Pres Gary Meislin: I’m happy to see Jo Moccia back after an extended absence. And I hope to see more of her!
$ Nancy Rockwell: Thanks for all that SLK does for Doors of Hope!
DOOR PRIZE, a BIG box of Whitman’s chocolates provided by Jerry, was won by Bill Whipple!
Also provided by the Sand Lake Center for the Arts were 10 tickets to their next production and they were won by Eve Ward, Ellen Mills, Phil Liebnen, Bob Carpenter, Megan Remington, Chad Ackner, John Mulligan, Dave Leckonby, Will Hebert, and Bob Loveridge!
50/50, tonight worth $40, was won by Bob Carpenter!
NEXT WEEK NO PROGRAM, BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
DECEMBER 7 GREETER/INVOCATOR: Dudley Dorr
DECEMBER 14 PROGRAM: John Brownrigg – INVITE A COMMUNITY GUEST NIGHT
GREETER/INVOCATOR/CERTIFICATE: Barbara Fioravanti
DECEMBER 21 HOLIDAY PARTY & KI’s 95TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
GREETER/INVOCATOR: Woodie Hacker
SPIRITUAL THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:
“Don’t prepare the path for the child; prepare the child for the path.” Anonymous
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