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Thursdays at 12:00 PM
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204 West Fox Farm Road
Cheyenne, WY 82007
United States of America
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LAST DAY TO VOTE - TODAY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23!!!
 
Renee Brower this morning sent out an email requesting your member vote on which project to support. The voting is preferential. That is, you will designate a first choice, second choice and third choice. Be sure to respond to this Survey Monkey. Voting will be closed on October 23rd. 
 
[The survey takes about five seconds to complete -- "not having enough time" is no excuse. Please make your preference known!  Thank you. -- The Editor]
 
The Club meeting on Thursday, September 17, featured the first of three presentations by candidates for the Club's 100th Anniversary Project. Remember that Club members will be voting to select one of these as the project. As a result, you are encouraged to check them out.
 
You may view the presentation by the Unaccompanied Students Initiative here:  https://youtu.be/PRQFZYG7mUQ
 
The September 24 presentation was by the Crow Creek Revival.  The program may be viewed here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_IjSrRFbRA&feature=youtu.be
 
The Salvation Army presented on October 1st.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wjr1RBHuVkU&feature=youtu.be
All weekly meetings in October -- Breast Cancer Awareness Month. WEAR PINK!  
 
Friday Food Bag fillings on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm.
 
Friday, October 23:  TODAY! Final day to vote on 100th Anniversary Project. Check your emails for Renee Brower's link to Survey Monkey.
 
Monday, October 26: Stars of Tomorrow planning session. 6 pm at the Treber Building ("the warehouse") Contact Dave Niemann.
 
UPDATE:  From Tom Roberts and the FFB Committee, on October 11:
 
Beginning this Tuesday 10/13, we will have just one bag filling event per week at 5:30pm.  Filling events will continue every Tuesday night at 5:30pm for the foreseeable future.  In an effort to make sure that there is room for social distancing in our facility, we will limit each filling event to a maximum of 25 volunteers.”
 
 
          
 
Still in effect as of October 11.  During the virtual weekly Club meeting held on Thursday, April 16, President Brian announced a couple of COVID-19 related actions that have been taken by the Club Board of Directors. These initiatives are still in effect.
 
     1.  The Club and Foundation have established a COVID-19 Response Fund. Donations may be made to benefit local distribution points of Food Bank of the Rockies and to benefit our own members who may be having financial difficulties during the pandemic. This is a voluntary effort, not an assessment, designed to make a positive impact on the community. See the Download Files section of this homepage for information on how to give, or, should you be in need, the form you can use to apply for anonymous assistance.
 
     2.  To help out our members, the Board of Directors has voted to let YOU determine the amount of dues YOU pay each month during the pandemic.  Options include regular dues ($55 per month), After-hours rate ($20 per month) or Leave of Absence rate ($9 per month). When we go back to meeting regularly for Thursday luncheons, dues will automatically revert to $55 per month. For some members, this decision will be easy. Please remember, though, that the Club has fixed expenses that have not gone away, like heat, lights and the phone. Based on today's membership, we need an average of $23.32 per member per month to "keep the ship afloat" through September 30, 2020. See John Barnes to get this done.
 
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We will be having hybrid in-person and virtual meetings at the regular time (Thursdays at noon) for the foreseeable future. You must reserve a place by the previous Tuesday if you wish to attend the meeting in person. See the email that is sent weekly to all Cheyenne Kiwanians for the specific URL and password for Zoom participation.  Contact President John Lynch if you did not get that email a day or so ahead of the meeting.
 
Updated 9/15. After Hours Club. Scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at 5:30 pm, at The Office. Feel free to bring along prospective members.  Contact Pat RuddIn person meetings at The Office suspended until further notice, but other activities are being planned.
 
Updated 7/5. Friday Food Bag. Unpackings and fillings are on a limited schedule. Contact Tom Roberts to get the latest information.
 
Updated 9/17. Jim Coomes announced that he is planning interclubs with other clubs in the region. Contact him if you have any questions or would like to be considered for participation. This consists of four of our members going to a meeting (live or Zoom) of another club in our region and exchanging ideas. A meal, if part of the meeting, is paid for by our Club. This will require some time off work for those still in the work force because of travel time to and from the other meetings. In-person interclubs have been suspended.
 
 
Club/committee members who need propane tanks for their project area asked to first use partially full tanks, before they start a new one. Why? The fill charge for each tank, whether it is partially full or empty, makes no difference, is $75 per tank. The charge is a flat rate, with no proportional credit for topping off a partially full tank. It cost in the neighborhood of $825 when the tanks were last topped off, and much of that went toward topping off partially full tanks.
 
So, if you need propane, take and use a partially full tank and, if you think that may not be enough, take a full tank as a backup.
 
Your cooperation is appreciated by the Club's budget.
For the information of everyone who would like to loan out Kiwanis Club-owned equipment, please see the Download Files section to the left of this homepage and comply with the policy stated therein. The general ground rules and necessary loan request/maintenance fee sheet and indemnification form are included in this file.  Only requests accompanied by fully completed paperwork will be considered. This includes listing the stovetender, transportation and food you have arranged, and other considerations that must be made for the project to work.  The Quartermaster does not have the time to do all of the ground work for you. Your cooperation is appreciated.
 
 

Craig Hiett of AAMCO Transmission/Meineke Mufflers has started a Customer Loyalty Program for Kiwanis Club members.  A percentage of each Kiwanis Club member's auto repair bill will be returned to the Club's Foundation.  John Barnes has Customer Loyalty Program cards which you may pick up and use or you may just stop into either shop and mention your Kiwanis membership.  Please consider picking up a card today.

         Please Note: For Cheyenne Kiwanis Community House Reservations at Lions Park, Please Call 637-6429
         (The Community House is a function of Cheyenne Parks & Recreation, not the Kiwanis Club )

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