called the meeting to order just about on time. He
has been getting here earlier each Tuesday, (maybe
he’s running for Pres. again ???
We started off with a great Flag salute, led by one
of our elder members (Terry), the song by
none other than Jeremiah, and the prayer by
our newest member Esther Nobel.
There was then a ‘Moment of Silence’ in memory of
the 9-11 tragedy.
New member Esther than introduced her parents, Gary
and Karin Lancaster, from Stockton. Esther’s
daughter Faith was mentioned that she took part in
the Gospel Mission project last weekend.
paid a happy buck for his trip to Whitby Island,
Washington (said it felt nice to be cold for a
change.) He also reminded us all about the upcoming
officers at his home 315 El Rio Ave. Drinks, 5:30
Dinner 6:00 on Sept. 26th Wednesday.
It promises to be a fun evening and he would like to
see a nice crowd……………..
Our program was none other than our own Craig
Haupt, who spoke about the Kiwanis Convention he
attended in Las Vegas. He mentioned that he got
up-graded to a nicer room, which thrilled his wife,
Diane. He actually attended quite a few of the
meetings and brought back some good ideas for our
was presented with her new membership badge and pin
and then talked a little about herself and her
family. She has ‘homeschooled’ her 4 kids and spoke
of the many benefits that gives them. Seems there
are few of our members that are strong believers in
Charter Schools and we ended up having a nice
discussion about that. (after the meeting, Esther
pointed out that hew new name badge was misspelled
and I assured her that Kiwanis International must
have made the mistake (not me) and I will get her a
back from her many cruises around the world, brought
an auction item and was the last member to sign
Esther’s apron. Those of you who didn’t, please
bring a sad $2 to the next meeting. If we have to
hunt you down, it will be a sad $5.00
passed around a camera with photos of her riding a
camel at the Reno Camel raises, and paid a happy
paid a happy $45 (now THAT”S Happy), something to do
with some Oakland Football ball team, and that a
customer had really nice seats for him at the
paid a sad buck as his house is in the middle of
serious renovation, and it’s taking FOREVER.
paid a happy buck as he and his wife work with a
Charter School for adults ??
All in all, an enjoyable meeting…only wish more of
you would take the time to attend. I know you would
enjoy it, and we would enjoy your company..
An after thought
July 4th committee gave our club a
$2211.00 donation for our service projects.
See you next week…Terry