Big John Hertle filled in for delayed
President Jeremiah Williams to kickoff the
meeting. Don Ahrens led the pledge. Jerry
Jackman led off “God Bless America” and a
surprised Jennifer Mullins gave a thoughtful
Our club is hosting the District Council Meeting (DCM)
Thursday March 15th
at “Jeremiahs church” located at 725 I
Street, the corner of 7th and I streets.
The time frame is from 6PM to 7:30.
Our only fund raiser of the year will be June 3rd
at the new Veterans Center behind Marie Callendar’s.
Tickets will be available next week.
The annual Carrollton Realty film showing of “My
Fair Lady” will be at the State Theater Saturday
March 24th at 2PM. Free tickets are
available at our meeting. Join in the fun!
asked Paul Hearst and his daughter, Liz
Hearst, to come forward. He presented Liz
with a Kiwanis apron and explained that over 3 club
meetings she is to wear the apron and all members
are to introduce themselves and sign the apron.
Those who fail to do so will be disciplined and/or
Happy and Sad bucks:
gave $3 as thanks for Liz, who is a Key Club faculty
adviser, and two of her club members for joining us
gave $2 in thanks that Paul Carroll is back with us
and also that we are getting some needed rainfall.
tossed in $10 because he had a birthday and his
daughter came out from Austin Texas to celebrate
with him. Jim also revealed that he knows more about
basketballs “March Madness” than anyone in the club.
There are 5 west coast teams in the NCAA finals!
gave a dollar because someone ( sorry I couldn’t
hear) had twins. They are tiny but Hugh noted that
“over 12 inches is a keeper according to Fish and
Our speaker, Jennifer Mullins,
who is a North Modesto Kiwanian, gave a dollar in
happiness for “being here” today.
gave a buck in appreciation that his daughter is our
gave $3, one for Paul Carroll’s return, and I forgot
gave $2. He’s also happy to see Paul’s return and
happy to have Key Club members visiting us.
The Key Club representatives introduced themselves:
John Sargis is club president and Gabriel Parra is
the incoming president. They are from Valley Charter
School which is at 108 Campus Way. The school is
very near MJC which is convenient as the school
encourages students to take college classes while
the progress through high school. Students of the
school wear a colored lanyard which reveals the
level of recognition they have achieved. Before
graduation each student must give a 45 minute
presentation before a panel. Valley Charter needs
additional members for the panel set for Thursday
April 26th. A fine opportunity for
had passed out raffle tickets to every member. A
ticket was drawn. Jeremiah asked all whose name
began with J to stand. Several did. He said the
second letter was E, two remained. The third letter
was R. Hey, I was the Raffle Riot winner! Thanks for
the prizes: A big tin of select nuts and a bowtied
package of Strawberry chocolates from Stewart and
Our speaker today was the warm, wonderful Jennifer
Mullins. For many years she has been head of Modesto
Convention and Visitors Bureau. She filled us with
information about attractions of our city. Amazing
See you at the DCM tomorrow.
Jerry Jackman, scribe