Club Meetings

Omaha Westside Kiwanis News June 27, 2018.

Olive Garden Restaurant, 75th and Dodge, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

President Valerie Stoj lead the meeting, the patriotic song and gave...

the invocation. Will Spech started the Pledge of Allegiance.

Valerie welcomed member Jerry Katskee and Will Spech’s wife, Janet.

Installation Dinner for Officers and Directors 2018/19: It will probably be on a Thursday in September at the Champions Golf Course Club House, thanks to member Jack Jackson.

Golf Outing Results: Treasurer Vern Waldren reported that after the Tiberon Golf Course bill is paid the net income to our welfare fund will be about $3,500, similar to previous years.

July 4 Flag Placement: Dennis Cronin was still looking for two members to help lace the flags at 7 am and for two members to help pick them up at 6 pm. Frank Frerich reported that he will be out of town that day and that because of road construction on the “east route” some holes for the flags may not be found. It should be possible to just stick the flag poles into the moist ground. Frank also collected another $445.

VFW Florence Dinner Friday, June 29m, 5:30 to 7 pm. Ralph Peppard will cook grilled chicken. Our members are welcome to dine there.

Drawing: Barbara St.John drew the 4 of Clubs, not winning about $90.

Happy Bucks: Sheriff Ralph Peppard made his budget.

Upcoming Programs:

July 4. No meeting. Flag Placement.

July 11: Henry Doorly Zoo.

July 18: Omaha Storm Chasers Baseball.

July 25: Sarah Baker Hansen and Mathew Hansen about their roles at the OWH and their book, of which they will have copies.

August 1: Andrew Kroeger, KMTV: NE Football.

August 8: Jennifer Zeppelin, KMTV Weather Anchor.

August 15:

August 22: Lancers Hockey.

August 29:

Today’s Speaker: Valerie Stoj introduced Kathy Holkeboer of “Voter Information Nebraska” who shared how her volunteer organization interviews candidates for local offices and presents information on the candidates on their website, “voterinformation.org”. Looks like a good resource before any election.

Submitted by john Seigel

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