You are invited to attend a meeting every Thursday** morning at 7:15 a.m. at Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46, Parsippany.
We hope you will be able to join us to learn more about Kiwanis and see how you fit into the picture. Newcomers and visiting clubs always welcome!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR MEMBERS!!
August 3 – Ron DiMaggio
August 4 – Ron Orthwein
August 4 – Jeanne O’Donnell
August 11 – Joyce Garrow
August 31 – Steve Dickens
THOUGHT OF THE DAY ASSIGNMENTS:
August 3 – Susan Elbin
August 10 – Gordon Meth
August 17 – Joanne Rich
FUTURE DATES TO PUT ON YOUR CALENDAR:
August 24 – Morning meeting
August 26 – Kiwanis District Convention
September 17 – Parsippany 2017 Fall Festival
September 14 – Ecumenical Breakfast
October 12 – Grand Tasting, Hanover Manor
HOMELESS SOLUTIONS VOLUNTEERS:
August 26 – Marilyn Dolan, Lindsay Jawor, Dave Philipps
September 23 – Connie Keller, Morgan Killam, Greg Elbin, Susan Elbin
SCHOOL SUPPLIES – ““It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” We will be collecting school supplies for the children of Parsippany who are in need of supplies to begin the 2017-18 school year. This collection is being organized in conjunction with Michele Piccone at the Community Center. Suggested items: backpacks, pencils, pens, washable markers, erasers, crayons, index cards, glue sticks, notebooks, 2 pocket folders, highlighters, one subject notebooks, three subject notebooks, pencil pouches. Supplies may be brought to our meetings on August 3, August 10, and August 17. Plans are to deliver all collected supplies to Michele on August 17 after our morning meeting. Please consider making a donation. Thank you in advance for your generosity. Please see Carol Tiesi if you have any questions.
BLUE LEVEL TODAY CLUB – Our Club has achieved Blue Level Today Club Status for the 2015-16 Kiwanis Year. This means that we were able to donate $10 per member to the Kiwanis Children’s Fund and we have earned a digital Blue Level Club Award to be displayed on our website.
THE NUTS ARE IN!! – Our delicious three pound cans of nuts are available again for $35.00 Please see Karen Gajewski.
AMAZONSMILE FOR GREATER PARSIPPANY FOUNDATION – Amazon.com will contribute .5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase to our foundation. All you have to do is shop at smile.amazon.com. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know; same products, same prices, same service (and it works with amazon prime accounts) It’s that simple to add funds to our foundation!!! It’s super easy….
PLAN AHEAD – KIWANIS DUES – INVOICES WILL BE COMING OUT NEXT WEEK. ANNUAL DUES ARE $125.00 AND MUST BE PAID BY September 30, 2017. Please make your checks payable to ‘KCGP’ or ‘Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany’ You can mail your check to the Club at PO Box 5342, Parsippany, NJ 07054 or give them to our Treasurer, Connie Keller or our Secretary, Karen Gajewski at any morning meeting.
GUESTS TO BREAKFAST MEETINGS – If you have invited someone to come to one of our breakfast meetings, please Bob Keller or Ronda Kron know. They will make sure our guests feel welcome and are greeted and get breakfast.
Please support the following businesses who are Mission Partners of our Club: Beline/Hecht Family, Burgis Associates, Inc., Cerbo Lumber, John Chadwick, Nancy and Steve Dickens, The Elbinage – Gregory and Susan Elbin, Empire Diner, Garofalo and O’Neill, IHOP, Ronda and Stanley Kron, Dr. Lou Lorenzo, The Meth Family, Morris Plains Automotive, Robert Peluso, Priola Funeral Home, Par Troy Funeral Home, Western Pest Services, Wolf Business Associates (Maxine and Herb Wolf), Trophy King and Paul Miller.
Newsletter information: If you have any information for the good of the Club that you would like included in the weekly newsletter, please send it to Connie Keller by Monday morning so your information can be included in the next weekly edition.