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Westside Kiwanis News March 22, 2017

Olive Garden Restaurant, 75th and Dodge, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
 
President Dennis Cronin presided, Ralph Peppard started “God bless America” and Joe Schmidtke... gave the invocation.
 
Guest: We welcomed Lt. Gov. District 19, Joanne Feller, of the North Omaha Kiwanis Club. She was interested in today’s speaker.
 
Scholarships: Jack Jackson reported that he, Dennis Cronin, Bob Lodes and Bruce Moulton reviewed the applications and chose one student each from Burke, Westside and Prep to receive a $1,000 scholarship each on April 12.
 
Ronald McDonald Meal April 1. Barbara St. John has enough volunteers signed up to prepare and serve a nutritious meal. A recognition event for volunteers is scheduled at the Magnolia. Info was given to Barbara St. John.
 
Drawing: Dave Huelsmann drew the 2 of Spades and left $96.50 for someone else to win.
 
Golf Outing June 2: Teri Layton updated us by e-mail on the teams, hole sponsors and donations.
 
All Play cleanup April 22: At the Ralston Area Ballpark from about 10 am to 2 pm. Lunch included. Please let Joe Schmidtke know if you can assist.
 
Happy Bucks: Sheriff Ralph Peppard collected many happy bucks from this happy group. including one each from our visitor and our speaker.
 
Today’s Speaker: Gregg Youell, Chief Executive of the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency – MAPA – gave a slide presentation about the organization coordinating long range traffic and development planning with communities in the 5 county area of Pottawattamie, Mills, Washington, Douglas, Sarpy and soon as # 6 Cass County.
 
Next Week’s Program: Rod Jones will present the 3 winners of the Westside Elementary School 5th grade speech contest, who will present their winning speeches. This is always a very uplifting event. (I will never understand the spelling: a speaker speaks while giving a speech).
 
Submitted by John Seigel
 
 
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