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Cheyenne Kiwanis

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We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Red Lion Hotel (Formerly Radisson Hotel)
204 West Fox Farm Road
Cheyenne, WY  82007
United States
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The Annual Kiwanis Dinner and Melodrama will be held on Wednesday, July 25.  Dinner at the Warehouse will be at 5:30 and Melodrama tickets are for 7:00pm that evening.  Please note this is different from previous years.  The dinner and melodrama are on Wednesday, rather than Tuesday. Our special guest will be Rocky Mountain District Governor Haley Suppes.

 

Melodrama tickets will be billed to your Kiwanis account.  Below are the prices with the Little Theater discount.

 

Adults - $14.40

Seniors/Military - $12.60

Students - $10.80

Child - $9.00

 

Please send or call in your reservations by Tuesday, July 17.  Little Theater needs a firm count one week in advance.  Reservations need to be made to Patty Benskin at wbenskin@msn.com or by calling Patty at 638-1312 or 630-3545.

 

Editor's Note: You may attend either or both of the events. Whatever your plans, please let Patty know since she needs to know numbers for both.

 

Club members fed about 200 Casper Troopers band members and staff at South High School on Saturday, July 14th. The Club provided hamburgers, hot dogs and chips for the hungry throng.  (Photos by Jeff Garmon)
 
Club member Dick Royce cooking up some burgers while Darwin Pace casts an approving eye.
 
The serving line and some happy band members.
Debbie LaFaso has long-sleeved shirts for sale with the "official" Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast logo printed on the back. Just the thing to show your club affiliation while working at the Frontier Days pancake breakfasts. They meet the safety requirement for the long-sleeved shirt if you are to be working anywhere near a grill, and give great protection from the sun's rays if you are working elsewhere. See her at Thursday's regular meeting, give her a call at 307-221-7378 or email her at wyodeblfs@aol.com .
 
Kiwanians were out on Saturday, July 7, to lay down landscape fabric along the highway, another step forward in this civic beautification project headed up by Gene Burchett.
 
The next step is to put plants in the area. Gene has scheduled this task for 9:00 am, Saturday, July 21. 
 
 
Registration for the annual Rocky Mountain District Kiwanis Convention is open. The convention will be held in Greeley, just a short drive south, from August 9 through 12. 
 
Our own Past President Tim Sheppard will be installed as Rocky Mountain District Governor for the 2018-2019 Kiwanis year.
 
Plan now to attend.  The early registration price special has expired. Registration is now $80 per member, $30 for a guest.
 
Registration closes July 24th.
Looking forward, several projects are on the near horizon. See the mini calendar in the left column of this home page for dates and times and help out when you can.
 
New Pat Ashworth is looking for new Stovetenders. If you like playing with fire, this may be the committee for you.
 
There will be work nights on July 17 and 19 to prepare equipment and supplies for the CFD Pancake breakfasts, per John Lynch, Breakfast Chairman. Start time 5:30 pm. 
 
Cheyenne Frontier Days Pancake Breakfast Days are July 23, 25 and 27, with days in the week prior for preparation and convoying of equipment from the Kiwanis Treber Building to the Depot Plaza. John Lynch is this year's chairperson.  
 
Cheyenne Frontier Days Pancake Breakfast Green Team is looking for help. Contact Kathleen "Vanna White" Petersen for instructions and your Green Team baseball cap. The primary goal of this team is to recover all possible recyclable materials during the Pancake Breakfast days and get those materials into the recycling stream.
 
CFD Pancake Breakfast Batter Droppers needed. Contact Lisa Trimble to offer your assistance.
 
CFD Breakfast V.I.P. tent. Patty Benskin needs help on Sunday morning setting up tables, and Wednesday morning setting out plates and food. 
 
Magic City Enterprises Clients Picnic.  August 8th. Contact Carol Holland.
 
54th Annual Kiwanis FFA Livestock Sale. August 10th, at the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center. Contact Agriculture Committee chair Mike HuttonNEW Shares in the Kiwanis investment Group are now being solicited. The Agriculture Committee has historically sold shares so that they can put a floor under the sale of animals at the annual livestock sale. Your purchase of a share (or more) provides the bankroll. Shares are guaranteed not to exceed $15 each. The exact amount is calculated after the sale and is put on your Club monthly billing. Sign up on the form at your Thursday meeting table.
 
Let's go to the ball game. Colorado Rockies hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field. Sunday, August 26th. The Club will have reserved seats (yes, in the shade!). Contact Laura Munari. 
 
Friday Food Bag - two or three times every month during the school year (see calendar for precise dates and times). The final filling of this school year was completed May 23rd. Next year's schedule to be announced later in the year.  Check out the Friday Food Bag summary of Kiwanis participation for the 2017-2018 school year. It's available in the Download Files section of this homepage.
The following members were elected to the 2018-2019 board of directors at the Club's annual meeting on April 5th:
 
President, Chuck Tyler
President-elect, Brian Lenell
1st Vice President, John Lynch
2nd Vice President, Sam Weinstein
Immediate Past President, Laura Munari
Secretary, Tabitha Norman
Asst. Secretary, Olivia Samson
Treasurer, Rob Kilian
Asst. Treasurer, Denise Newell
Directors – Bryce Freeman, Haiden
Havner, Larry Walters, Don
Hollingshead, Paul Gapen, Tom
Muhlbach, Ben Eastwood, Denise
Hensley, Justin Gorman, Jim
Ottoes

Members elected to the 2018-2019 Foundation Board:
President, Olivia Samson
Directors – Lisa Taylor, Earl
Dorsett, Haiden Havner, Denise
Newell, Neil Webb, Kathleen
Petersen, Lexi Leckemby, Jacob
Weisz
The Cheyenne Kiwanis Club Foundation has been working to support construction of an accessible playground for all ages and abilities at Cheyenne's Cahill Park for four years now. Our Club's past President, Patty Benskin, has identified support of the project a priority for the Club as well.  
 
Every little bit helps.  And, if you can, consider a gift of $500 or more for recognition as a playground fellow. Thanks for your support.
 
The accessible play area, as it looked on April 27, 2018, being enjoyed by many kids.
 
 
 

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 )

Any of the officers or board members can be reached by their personal email by clicking on their name under the STAFF/DIRECTORS section on the right side of the home page.

 
 
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Club Contact Information:

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 1266
                            Cheyenne, WY 82003
Kiwanis Treber Building:  1804 Pacific Avenue
                                         Cheyenne, WY 82007
Phone and fax: 307.638.3763 email (Club Administrative Secretary): kiwaadmsect@cheyennekiwanis.org