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Omaha Westside Kiwanis News February 21, 2018

Olive Garden Restaurant, 75th and Dodge, Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

President Cindy Cone presided, Teri Layton started the Pledge, Bruce Moulton...

started “God bless America” and Cindy Cone gave the invocation.

Ralph Peppard: Members expressed that they missed Ralph Peppard, who had been in treatment for a severe liver problem at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona while vacationing there and is now recovering at home with blood infusions every 6 hours. (a later phone call confirmed that  Ralph is improving and the treatment will be reduced to once daily at a doctor’s office Monday. He is hoping to join us again next week). Cindy had purchased a get well card, which members signed. 

All Play Baseball: Members from our club are scheduled to volunteer on Saturdays May 12 and June 23. John Seigel agreed to communicate with them, stepping into the void left by Joe Schmidtke’s leaving the city.

Interclub: Frank Frerich scheduled members of our club to join the Bellevue Offutt Club on Friday, March 9 at noon at the Bellevue Hospital Cafeteria, about 24th and Highway 370. Speakers will be students from the Bellevue West High School DECA program. A sign-up sheet was circulated.

Happy Bucks: Substitute Sheriff Vern Waldren collected quite a few happy bucks.

Today’s Program: Bruce Moulton welcomed and “grilled” the students, coaches and parents from four high schools basketball programs to be honored for their accomplishment on and off the basketball court. They were:

School                                   Student                                              Coach_______________  Guest(s)____________________

Omaha Burke                       Shereef Mitchell                               Kevin Kobbs                         Alvin Mitchell

Creighton Prep.                    Jaydon Temme                                 Scott Severenson, Asst.     Jared and Leslie Temme

Omaha Westside                 Dylan Plautz                                     Jim Simons                           Darin and Jerry Plautz

Omaha Northwest                Matthew Mitchell                              Tyrone Marshall                   Derrell Bradford, track coach         

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Future Programs:

February 28:  Girl’s Basketball Honorees

March 7:  Dr. Claude Akussah, Director of Methodist Women’s Hospital Laboratory.

March 14: Douglas Kagan, Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom, about proposed tax changes, LB 829.

March 21: Westside Student Speech Contest Winners.

March 28: Contact made, to be confirmed.

Submitted by John Seigel

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