Upcoming Events
Robin Worley @ Coutyard Marriott
Feb 05, 2021
11:59 AM – 1:01 PM
Carrollton Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase
Center for the Arts
Feb 14, 2021
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Georgia Kiwanis Mid-Year Training
Mar 13, 2021
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Jan 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Drybutt Diapers
Feb 05, 2021 12:00 PM
Sewells Clothing
Feb 12, 2021 12:00 PM
Neva Lomason Library
Feb 19, 2021 12:00 PM
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Executives & Directors
Foundation Treasurer
Past President
Lt. Governor
District Governor
Projects Summary
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club met online via Zoom on January 15, 2021.   Paul McDaniel reported on plans for( March 2) reading for Dr. Seuss, and Neil Weathington reported on the (February 14)  Art and Music Showcase.
January Milestones
January Birthdays :

07   Clint Backstrom
23   Chapman Rackaway
14   Dr,Jimmy Brock
26   Tim Martin
17   Richard Dixon
 26   Rick Sears       
17   Jeremy Sabo
27   Terry Langley
17   Joe Tarshis
27   Linda Robles
22   Neil Weathington
29   John Bass
Jan 4    Mark & Rebecca Albertus
Kiwanis Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 897 1613 9685
Passcode: 865733
Photo Albums
Kiwanis Christmas Dinner Party 2020
Allyson Tarpley - The SPARK Program
She's back !   Allyson Tarpley will present at our next Zoom meeting.   She is moving the topic from the Top (head - psychology) to the Bottom. (diapers ?)
Allyson Tarpley coordinated an update of the SPARK program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Courtyard Marriott.
Allyson is a psychology major at UWG and assists with the SPARK program.  She invited the creator of the program, Dr Tom Peterson, to assist with the presentation.
Photo:  Ray Smith, Allyson Tarpley, Dr. Tom Peterson, Clint Backstrom.
Fifty Fifty Raffle
FAKE NEWS:  Financial Advisor nets nine dollar profit at Civic Club Raffel!
Real News:  Joey Key is unable to select still elusive Joker,
39 cards remain in the deck.
The pot thickens .  ($ 457.00)
Herald's Report January 8

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

with a FLARE !!!


Guests January 8, 2021


Carri Tarpley  -  
Carrie Tarpley joined us to hear a deeply moving program by Dr. Tom Peterson, a UWG Professor of Education and the founder of the SPARK Mentoring program.  Carrie is the mother of Allyson Tarpley, UWG student and graduate assistant to Dr. Peterson.  Carrie works at Southwire, home-schooled her two children for 12 years, and served on mission trips to Ghana, West Africa.
Chyna Smith -  (photo not available)
We were also blessed with a visit from Chyna Smith, the older sister of Ray Smith, one of the young men in the SPARK program.  Chryna is training to be a paramedic.
 - Fred
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.  ]
Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase 2021
6:00 PM  Sunday, February 14, 2021
Click the next "read more" link below to see sponsor opportunities.
Thanks in advance for sending your best music students !
(or request document from
Applications must be “received”  by Monday,  February 1, 2021.  Please return only the last page of the application; one page per student (excluding accompanists)  preferably edited (MS Word) by replacing blanks with requested data; then print, sign, scan, and return via e-mail.  Hey, So I’m old school:   Send scanned signed document via e-mail.
Thanks for getting this in the hands of your best music students.  The Carrollton Kiwanis Club is currently accepting applications for participants to compete for scholarships in the juried music competition to be held at the Carrollton Center for the Arts on February 14, 2021.  Thanks to sponsors,  a total of three thousand dollars in scholarships will be awarded to art and music students.  Winners will be eligible and must agree to be available to advance to the State competition  in Gainesville, Georgia on April 24, where a total of $ 15,000 in scholarships will be awarded by the Georgia  District Kiwanis Foundation.
Please mark your calendar:
February 1, 2021 Music Application Deadline
February 4, 2021  Selected Participants will be notified
February 14, 2021  Carrollton Art and Music Showcase
April 24, 2021  State Art and Music Showcase Finals in
                                   Gainesville, Georgia
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club asks for your assistance in notifying and assisting high school music students with this opportunity.
Officers and Directors 2020 - 2021
Carrollton Kiwanis Club
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