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The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton Georgia
Chartered in 1947
Carrollton Kiwanis Club

Serving the Children of the World

We meet In Person
Fridays at 12:00 PM
UWG's West Commons Dining Hall
325 W Georgia Dr
Carrollton, GA 30118
United States of America
Every Friday at Noon
Home Page Stories
Sara Claudia Cain provided a very inspirational program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, January 20, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  Oxygen deprivation to the optic nerve during what would have been a routine tonsil surgery left her totally blind in both eyes also deaf in one ear.  
Sara has proven herself to be a phenomenal overcomer after waking up from surgery with no eyesight.   She has written three books, completed a University degree,  speaks on a radio show, and married, and proves that nothing is impossible with God's help.
Photo:  Sara Cain,  with guide dog, and Kiwanis President Johnny Tanner.
Ryan Phillips, Cost Share Coordinator with the Georgia Forestry Commission, was inducted into the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, January 6, 2023.  His Sponsor is Paul McDaniel.  Membership Chair Joey Key conducted the swearing-in.

Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!




Guests January 20 2023
Troy Vollenweider; of the Georgia Small Business Development Center, has submitted his application for membership.
Kiwanian Dr. Rick Tillman brought his wife Sally to hear their daughter's inspiring presentation.
Invite Guests !
[  Editor's note:   When you bring a guest, please collect contact information.  Thanks to  Matthew Clay for designing the Guest Form that is parked on the Club's website.  We will add friends to the weekly e-bulletin and stay in touch.  ]
Members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club are invited to honor the life of Stuart Yahm at the memorial service .  Please arrive at Almon Funeral Home Chapel at 10:30 AM for the 11:00 AM service on Saturday,  January 21, 2023.
Please notify Jim Carter or Neil Weathington if you prefer to be billed:
Yes, ________________________________will
Sponsor the Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase  !
Sponsor Level    
Return Completed Form with Check by February 3, 2023
Please Make Check Payable to: 
Carrollton Kiwanis Club Foundation
PO Box 976
Carrollton GA  30112
UWG Alum Renovates Computing Center in Honor of Retired Professor and Mentor

by Colton Campbell

Thanks to the generosity of a successful alumnus, the University of West Georgia recently cut the ribbon on a new space that will enhance the educational experience of computing students and provide them with a place to hone their skills and connect with one another.

Here's a total abuse of the poem by Emma Lazarus from the Statue of Liberty:
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses" ... of high school musicans who would be interested in competing in the local Music Showcase February 5, 2023.
Help get the application in the hands of interested students:  Applications must be received by January 27, 2023.
Thanks to Paul McDaniel who has posted the link in the upper left hand side of the website:
Just point them to --> Carrolltonkiwanisclub.org  
Thank you.
Member Birthdays
Backstrom, Clint
Jan 07
Richards, Dr. FredJan 12 
Brock, Jimmy
Jan 14
Dixon, Richard
Jan 17
Sabo, Jeremy
Jan 17
Tarshis, Joe
Jan 17
Weathington, Neil
Jan 22
Martin, Tim
Jan 26
Langley, TerryJan 27 
Robles (Ro-Bless), Linda
Jan 27
Bass, John
Jan 30
Spouse Name
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Albertus, Mark
Albertus, Rebecca
Jan 04 1997