Weekly Meeting - Round Table Luncheon

A nice round table luncheon with 27 members in attendance. We were pleased to pass out the new Membership Rosters! Pick up your copy at the luncheon on Dec 12th

Next Kiwanis Luncheon Friday, December 12, 2008 12:15 – 1:45, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Canadian Room (downstairs) Peter Tilley, Executive Director, The Ottawa Food Bank / La Banque d'alimentation d’Ottawa Although we’ll never see hunger in Canada at a level that we do in third world countries, it does indeed exist here in Canada. How does hunger affect people within our very community and how can people help? What is The Ottawa Food Bank, why was it formed in 1984, how does it work; and which agencies do they support. Come and learn more about this agency and how you can help.

Kiwanis Christmas Basket Program Volunteers needed

So far we have over 60 families that will be receiving a delivery of food on December 20th – we need More Volunteers to help deliver the spirit of Christmas to these families in need. We will meet on Saturday morning at the Food Basics at Hampton Park where boxes will be loaded into vehicles and delivered – To confirm your availability please send an email to Bill Gosewitz at greygoose@rogers.com with the headline – Christmas baskets.

Committee Meetings

Tue Dec 9 Membership, 5:00 Dawn Morewood’s office. Wed. Dec 10 Young Children’s Projects 12:00 Warren Gencher’s office Thu. Dec 11 Key Club 8:00 a.m. Ross McIntyre’s office Mon Dec 15 Board of Directors 5:30 Staples 403 Bank Street.

Luncheon Line-up

Dec 19 Alumni Christmas Party at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier – 200 former members have been invited. Remind them to join you for lunch, if you meet them! Be sure to confirm your own attendance to the office, for catering purposes.

Dec 26 No Luncheon Meeting scheduled

Dec 12th $$ Money Vote At the Board of Directors meeting on Nov 17th, approval was given for the Direct Assistance Committee funding of $5,000 for St. Joseph’s Parish – St. Joe’s Supper Table. These funds will be used as part of their kitchen renovation project and to update their stove/oven. This has been approved by the Direct Assistance Committee members. There will be a General Membership Money vote at the luncheon on Friday, December 12.

Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, Annual Christmas Luncheon for Seniors 11:30 am, Thursday, December 25 – The Good Companions Centre at 670 Albert Street will feature Traditional Turkey Luncheon with all the trimmings. Tickets are only $8 and can be purchased from Past President Neil McDonald, Sandra Presley, or the Good Companions Centre at 613-236-0428 Volunteers are needed as follows: Wed. Dec.24, 10:00 – 12:00 - to set up the room (10 people required) Thu. Dec.25, 11:00 – 2:00 - to serve the meal, and help with clean up (10 people required). If you can volunteer for either day, please contact Neil McDonald. Thanks for helping us to Make a Difference!