Club Meetings

Omaha Westside Kiwanis News May 29, 2019

Olive Garden Restaurant, 75th and Dodge, Wednesday, May 29, 2019

President Valerie Stoj lead the meeting, Ralph Peppard started the Pledge of Allegiance,...

Valerie lead “God bless America” and Glen Fineman gave the invocation. 12 members were present. A card and donation was given to our waitress, Mistie, as her baby will arrive soon.

Summer kick-off at Teri Layton’s home, May 26: Five members enjoyed the good weather outside.

Golf Outing: This Friday, May 31, noon, at Trigaron. Teri Layton has reported that 11 teams signed up and 16 holes were sponsored. Dinner to follow.

Special Olympics: Under the leadership of Ralph Peppard the following members assisted with shot put last Friday at Northwest High School: Valerie Stoi, Linda Jones, John Seigel, Frank Frerich, Frank’s son and daughter-in-law. Participants were as excited as they always are. Ralph sponsored beer for the volunteers at the nearby VFW

Flags: Dennis and Laurie Cronin, Frank Frerich, Valerie and Bob Stoj and possibly others placed and picked up flags in the Loveland area on Memorial Day, May 27. Next placement will be Flag Day, Friday, June 14, possibly starting at 6:30 am as Dennis needs to be at work by 8 am.

Interclubs: Frank Frerich reported that we are expecting a group from Diamond K on June 12 and have a visit to Bellevue Offutt scheduled on Friday, June 7, at noon at the Bellevue Hospital.

Upcoming Programs: As presented by Frank Frerich.

June 5: Dr. Steven Smith, retired UNMC, on his experience as a physician and his administration experience with UNMC

June 12: Jerod Barnett of Earl May Greenhouse and Landscaping.

June 19: Teri Layton. To be announced.

June 26: Owner and manager of Wild Bird Junction, mother and son.

Today’s Program: Ralph Peppard introduced David A. Hubbard, director of the Conciliation Court and Mediation Services who gave an overview on how this office was created to help families find common ground, especially for the benefit of the children, in divorce proceedings.

Submitted by John Seigel 

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