April 27- Eric Schertzing, Ingham County Treasurer
June 8th - Sue Warren with the Lansing Board of Water and Light
Paula Cunningham attended today Paula is the Michigan Director for AARP and was here to support Eric.
Drew Filkin's had his father Kenn Filkin's as a guest today. Kenn recently moved in with Drew and his family.
Past President: Jim Kost informed the group that Walter F. Patenge served as club president in 1945. Walter served as President of the Wohlert Corporation for more than 33 years. He was president of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce in 1958-1959 as well as serving as Treasurer of Kiwanis International in 1960.
Jim Kost: Harry is at Sparrow Hospital in Room 608 and will be there for several weeks undergoing physical therapy. Harry's mailing address is 1419 N Fairview, Lansing MI 48912 if you'd like to send a card.
Sue Devon: Kiwanis international has asked our Michigan District to host the annual Aktion Club training and leadership conference (TLC) this year. The conference will be held the weekend of September 15 through the 17th in Hillsdale, Michigan at Michidoh conference center. I am putting together a host committee to help in the planning of the event and am looking for volunteers from the Lansing Kiwanis club to serve on that host committee. If you would like to volunteer, please let me know and I will include in our first committee conference call this coming Tuesday.
Jim Dalton: Next Fundraising event at Reno's west is scheduled for July 13th - 16th. Please mark your calendars.
Bill Maher: Safety Patrol Picnic will be Tuesday May 16th at Hawk Island Park 8:45 am to 1:00 pm. We need at least a couple more volunteers for this. Please contact Bill to volunteer your time.
Larry Pingel: Beer Fest at the Ball Park is Saturday April 29th. We can still use 5-6 volunteers. Names need to be submitted to the Lug Nuts. Please contact Larry if you would like to work this event. 5-8 is our shift.
Larry Pingel: We are collecting for the Lansing Food Bank today. Thanks to Everyone $85 was collected.
Vaughn Thompson: On May 1st La Senorita is donating part of their proceeds for the day to the Salvation Army. You need present a Coupon at the restaurant in order for the funds to be donated. Take Out is fine. Anytime between 11 a.m. and Midnight works as well.
Tracy Twarozynski: Asking all past presidents to submit some names consideration of: Vice President, and three board members to serve next year. There will be a meeting on Thursday May 4th in the normal meeting room. Please attend if you are a past president and are able.
Steve Brennan: $$ for his daughters deciding to attend University of Texas in Austin TX, and Central Michigan. Both he and Denise are looking forward to being empty nesters this fall.
Bob Nelson: $ for today's speaker Eric Schneiderwind who he's known for close to 40 years.
Drew Filkin's: $ for his father being with him today.
Jim Dalton: $ for Dr. Clyde Flory being back on the piano.
Dr. Cylde: $$ for a very nice time down to Clearwater Beach, and being back to Kiwanis
Vaughn Thompson: $ for Harry Kost and hoping for a swift recovery
Terry Holzhausen: $$ for Harry & Glenn wishing them both a return to better health
Erick Schneiderwind: $ for his friend Bob Nelson asking him to come speak today
Carla Johnston: $ for the Eastern High School Key Club
Led today by Bob Nelson with Dr. Clyde Flory on the piano
Bob Nelson introduced Eric Schneiderwind who is the National President for AARP. Eric spoke on the History of AARP as well as his organizations views on national issues primarily health care for seniors. For more information on AARP you can visit AARP.org/mi
Norm Miller handled today' drawing won by Bill Maher who promptly drew the 2 of diamonds. The pot rolls on.
President Steve Brennan adjourned the meeting by ringing the bell.