Reading for Dr. Seuss

Posted on Mar. 01, 2024
 
MARCH 1 - at an elementary school near you !
 
But WAIT!  There's More !   
THANKS a MILLION for the Army of volunteers who affixed labels to books !!
And THANKS to Sit'n Sleep for provided work space !!
 
Thanks to donations from sponsors,  the Carrollton Kiwanis Foundation is presenting a book to every public school second grader in Carroll County. 
 
Wow!
 
Thanks for volunteering!
 
 
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Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Posted by Jami P. Bower on Feb. 23, 2024
 
Photo (L to r) Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President, and Connor Pierce, AKA "BOLT" .
 
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, February 23, 2024, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. Our club had the pleasure to meet Connor Pierce, trail name "Bolt," to learn about his Appalachian Trail hiking experience. "Bolt" embarked on a monumental hike in 2018 - walking an extensive 2,190.9 miles in 135 days throughout 14 U.S. states. Bolt experienced all kinds of weather conditions and beautiful scenes of nature throughout his hike. He described the highlight of his journey as the human connections realized through walking with other hikers along the pathway. 
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Herald's Report February 23, 2024

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Feb. 23, 2024
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Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 Guests February 23, 2024:
 
Charles Shiver  -  Joey Key brought prospective member Charles Shiver. Charles loves to golf and spend time in the outdoors. He and his wife, Kaylee, have two daughters: Charlee (2 years old) and Kinslee (6 months old). He is a 2015 graduate of the University of West Georgia and is as sharp a dresser as Joey is.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JeNeen Walton  -  Colonel Margaret Miller invited prospective member, JeNeen Walton. JeNeen sings with Margaret in the "Noteworthy" singing group organized by Brenda Sue Holcomb which was a featured event at this year's Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
Pam Uglum and Jill Pierce  -  Bob Uglum of Golden K fame arrived with an entourage of outstanding women who spent time with friends while checking out the club: his dynamic and talented wife Pam, whom he credits with giving him many good ideas over the years; and Jill Pierce, a big supporter of the Pancake Breakfast and mother of our impressive program speaker Connor Pierce, who shared his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail.
 
 
 
Allison Tanner  -  Johnny Tanner brought his wife, Allison. When I asked Allison what she wanted me to stay in my introduction of her, she gave me a Bette Midler look and said "Nothing." I always obey the women in my life, so, unusual for me, I said close to nothing.
 
 
 
 
 
Johnny also invited prospective member, Colin Worthington, who is News Director for Gradick Radio. Colin has a 20-uear-old son studying computer science who has been on the President's list 4 times, is excited bout baseball season, and is an ardent fan of the Cubs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Angie McDaniel  -  Paul McDaniel brought wife and First Lady of our Kiwanis Club, Angie, our beloved past-president, who was as wild in her comments back then as I've ever been as Club Herald. Angie is currently a School Counselor at Temple High School.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Fred
 
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report February 23, 2024 Dr. Fred Richards 2024-02-23 05:00:00Z 0

Fifty - Fifty Raffle (February 23)

 

Posted on Feb. 23, 2024
 
Bob Myers retires the King of Hearts.
  Our pot advances to $780, and 37 cards remain in the deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (February 23)  Jim Carter 2024-02-23 05:00:00Z 0

WayMark

Posted on Feb. 16, 2024
Janet and Doug Whitener presented the WayMark Foster Program to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 16, 2024 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
WayMark :  A program that gives skills, support, and hope, to youth in foster care.
 
Photo:  Program V.P. Joey Key, Doug and Tasha Whitener,  Janet Parish, and Sandra Parks.
 
 
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Herald's Report February 16, 2024

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Feb. 16, 2024
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for Dr. Fred Richards
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with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 Guests February 16, 2024:
 
Aaron Bynum  -  A proud Linda Robles invited her son and prospective member Aaron Bynum. The father of 2 daughters (Aurora, 6 and Ariel, 5) and a son (Titan, 2), Aaron is an Insurance Broker and Real Estate Investor who is looking for more opportunities to serve the community. Aaron is also a member of Carrollton Lodge #57 of the Free Masons, where he serves as a Junior Deacon.
 
 
 
 
Joe Cusick was inducted into our club. Sponsored by Lacey Robinson and Robert Graf, Joe, a Navy veteran, met his wife Marilyn in San Diego where he attended the University of California, San Diego. After a career working in power generating plants, he moved to Carrollton, where his son, Corey and wife Ketty have been living. Joe's also a dedicated member of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church and his daughter-in-law, Ketty Cusick, is now a Senior Director of Development at UWG.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Fred
 
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Memorial Service

Posted by Margaret Miller
The funeral for Staff Sergeant William Jerome Rivers, who was killed in Jordan last month by a drone attack on the sleeping quarters of an Army Reserve unit from Georgia, will be held Tuesday (2.13.2024) at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Carrollton. Visitation was Monday from 2:00 to 7:00 pm at the church. The service will be Tuesday at 10:00 am. A Live Stream will be available on Hightower Family Funeral Homes’ Facebook page. His body will be interred at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The Carrollton Police Department is asking all citizens who are able to line the Bypass from Tabernacle to Bankhead Hwy after the service. The procession is expected to leave Tabernacle at 11:30 am. 
 
 
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InterClub

Posted by Neil Weathington on Feb. 12, 2024
Definition:  Interclub:  When two or more members of a Kiwanis Club visit a meeting of another Kiwanis Club.
Unless noted otherwise, my Interclub messages go to all members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club.
 
The next scheduled Interclub is with the Carrollton Golden K Club.
9:00 AM Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Meeting at the InZone, a building on City Hall Avenue , diagonally behind the white brick Carrollton First Methodist Church.
Except for a few doughnut holes that may be found, this is not necessarily an "Eat'n Meet'n".  Sorry.
 
*  As Lt. Governor, the Cedartown Kiwanis Club is my only conflict with the Carrollton Kiwanis Club.  Mitch Clifton and I visited the Cedartown Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 9, 2024.
 
 
-Neil 
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GA Kiwanis Div. 12 Governor's Rally 

Posted on Feb. 12, 2024
 
You are invited to the Georgia District Kiwanis Division 12 Governor's Rally
 
7:00 PM  Thursday, March 7, 2024
 
Location:  Fellowship Hall
Tabernacle Baptist Church
150 Tabernacle Dr
Carrollton GA 30117
 
$ 25 per plate
 
How to sign-up:
 
(1)  Reserve your place at the rally by sending e-mail to:
neil_weathington@bellsouth.net,
include Gov Rally in subject line,
and include in body of e-mail the names of attendees.
As soon as possible; now would be good,
but no later than February 22.
 
-or-
 
(2)  Reserve you place at the rally by sending text message
to (770) 328-3168 and
include in the body of the text your name and names of attendees.
As soon as possible; now would be good,
but no later than February 22.
 
-or-
 
(3) US Mail:
Postmarks only  from February 12 to February 21,
mail checks $ 25.00 per plate
to host club:
 
Carrolton Kiwanis Club
PO Box 976
Carrollton GA  30112
 
Do not mail checks after February 22.
Rather, send e-mail confirmation and bring payment 
corresponding to the names reserved via e-mail or text,
to the Rally registration desk on March 7,
Lately, unfortunately, USPS stands for:
(U)nited (S)tates (P)ostal (S)torage
 
Thank you for your cooperation !
 
 
 
Meet IN_PERSON the Georgia Kiwanis District 2023-2024 Officers:
 
Darryl Gumz, Past-Governor
Brent Leslie, Governor
David Simmons, Governor-Elect
Barry Gardner, Vice-Governor
 
 
 
A separate communication will be sent to your Club Officers reminding of the
(5:30 PM) Council Meeting to be held in an adjacent classroom to the Fellowship Hall
prior to the Rally.
Officers should arrive with Club Banner promptly between 5:00 PM  and 5:30 PM.
Leaders are Early !
 
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Congratulations Jami Bower 

Posted on Feb. 09, 2024
 
Congratulation to Jami Bower for completing the steps to full membership in the Carrollton Kiwanis Club.
 
 
Who among us has not completed the Checklist?
 
1)  Attend a meeting of the Board of Officers and Directors.
2)  Work on a Service Project.
3)  Go on an Interclub visit.
4)  Attend a new member training session.
 
 
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Bob Myers - 

Posted on Feb. 09, 2024
 
If your regularly scheduled speaker needs to re-schedule, "Who you gonna call?"    Thanks to Bob Myers; who provided the program of amazing bird photography for his Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 9, 2024 in  UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
 
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Herald's Report Febuary 9, 2024

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Feb. 09, 2024
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for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 Guests February 9, 2024:
 
 
Our Honorable President, Paul McDaniel, invited prospective member Jonathan Lewis, District Executive for the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  Scheduling demands made it necessary for Jonathan to join us near the end of our meeting, but fortunately I got to talk with him.  He's enthusiastically dedicated to his work with young people and is a joy to meet. 
 
- Fred
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Paul McDaniel on Feb. 06, 2024
 
(First Tuesday of the month  -  Tuesday, February 6, 2024)
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially  - new members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Herald's Report Febuary 2, 2024

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Feb. 02, 2024
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 Guests February 2, 2024:
 
Blake Kitchens  -  Randy Miller invited prospective member Blake Kitchens. Blake and his wife, BreAnna, have three children (1, 3, and 4) and also one on the way. Employed with Integrity Financial Solutions in Carrollton, Blake helps retirees understand and receive Medicare benefits. He also serves as Bi-Vocational Pastor ministering to youth at Hope Church in Carrollton and has recently launched Young Adults Ministry. Sounds like he's already a Kiwanian!
 
 
 
Tim Bearden  -  Shane Davis brought and introduced Tim Bearden, Republican candidate for State Senate, District 30. Tim and wife, Triska, have been married for 29 years. Early voting is now ongoing and the election is February 13th.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stan Lee  -  Jim Collins invited pal and fellow members of the 1966 Class of CHS, Steve Lee. Remembered for his charm, humor, and tennis playing, Steve went on to work around the wold consulting with theme parks such as Six Flags. We always appreciate his visits.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jackson Witsell  -  We enjoyed a visit from Jackson Witsell, who handles Academic Techology Services at UWG's Ingram Library. Hope he returns so I can give him the introduction he deserves.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The UWG Circle-K Club presented an informative program of their activities and service. Among those present were: Freshman Jessica Adbotor, pre-Nursing major and part of SGA and Debate; Sophomore Reggie Ponder, poet and Secondary Education major; Junior Kaniesha Williams, Sociology major and Psychology minor; K.P. Gerber, a Marketing major and social media chair on the CKI Executive Board; VIce President Justice Bell and Graphic Design major; and President Victoria Biel, a senior Business Management major.
 
 
 
 
Margaret Miller  -  Shane Davis inducted new member, Marine Colonel Margaret Miller. Remember to salute her and give her a hug!
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report Febuary 2, 2024 Dr. Fred Richards 2024-02-02 05:00:00Z 0

UWG Circle K  (CKI)

Posted on Feb. 02, 2024
The University Circle K leaders visited the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday February 2, and presented an update in the Hubbard Dining Room of activities for the collegiate Kiwanis activities.
 
 
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Brian Preston - FundTool

Posted on Jan. 28, 2024
 
Photo:  Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President, and local entrepreneur Brian Preston, announcing a new method to communicate with clients.
 
FundTool is an App; not a website.  The App efficiently sends text message requests or reminders to recipients.
 
 
[ P.S.  I learned yesterday when I saw Kiwanis Governor Brent Leslie, that someone has managed to hack into e-mails of Lt. Governors in Georgia asking for money or gift cards.  If you got one of these e-mails from me, delete the message . (or send money to me and not to hackers ?)  Plus, after hearing the talk on FundTool, I might be more likely to use the text message APP rather than e-mail ?  -Neil ]
 
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Singing Valentines

The Trojan Trebles will offer singing valentines on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 .  Offer is limited to the Carrollton area.
 
$ 25 one selection
$ 40  two selections
$ 55  three selections
 
For purchase or more info call 770-834-2116
 
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (January 26)

 

Posted by Jim Carter on Jan. 26, 2024
 
Our very own Kiwanis Lt. Governor draws for the elusive Joker.
  The pot climbs precipitously to $534.
41 cards remain in our deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report January 26, 2024

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jan. 26, 2024
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 Guests January 26, 2024:
 
Scott Adams joined us to hear and support our program presenter, social entrepreneur Brian Preston and his Fund Tool enterprise. Scott describes himself as a person who builds community and raises friends to help students accomplish their endeavors. The father of four children and a former police officer, Scott has for ten years coached fast/pitch softball.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lacey Robinson and Robert Graf invited prospective member Joe Cusick. A Navy of veteran, he met his wife, Marilyn, in San Diego, attended the University of California, San Diego and, after a career working at power generation plants, moved to Carrollton to be closer to his son, Corey, and grandchildren. He is an active member of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. His daughter-in-law, Ketty Cusick, is now UWG Senior Director of Development.
 
 
 
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 26, 2024 Dr. Fred Richards 2024-01-26 05:00:00Z 0

Jared Price - Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Jami P Bower on Jan. 20, 2024
 
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. Fellow Kiwanian and Superintendent of Carrollton City Schools, Dr. Mark Albertus, introduced our guest speaker, Mr. Jared Price, Director of Technology at Carrollton High School. The topic for Mr. Price centered on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Mr. Price provided our club with a highly interesting, engaging, and informative program. In his daily role, he seeks to harness the benefits of AI to help CHS students navigate this computer-enhanced learning, reasoning, and perception tool in a safe and productive way. Relationships of trust and integrity among CHS students and teachers are the foundation of AI exploration and affirmative application.
 
 
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Jared Price - Artificial Intelligence Jami P Bower 2024-01-20 05:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report January 19, 2024

Posted on Jan. 19, 2024
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
Guests on January 19 were introduced by Tim Warren:
 
The UWG CKI guests:  (not pictured in alphabetical order?)
Justice Bell
Victoria Beil
Aaliuah Fain
Emmanuel Orusa
K.P.
Reggie Ponder
 
 
 
Julie Key - daughter of Joey Key - Grad Public Administration Student 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 19, 2024 Dr. Fred Richards 2024-01-19 05:00:00Z 0

Inpact West Georgia

Posted on Jan. 19, 2024
 
Kathy Parsons received the donation for Impact West Georgia from the Carrollton Kiwanis Foundation.
 
 
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Georgia Kiwanis Mid-Year Training

Learn from other successful Kiwanis Clubs throughout the State.

Please notify Jenny Ingram, if you are available and interested in attending the Mid-Winter Training in Macon GA on Saturday, March 16, 2024.

Leaders should attend and represent the Carrollton Kiwanis Club at this conference.  The Lt. Governors will meet in Macon on Friday (March 15), and I need our club leaders to join me there on Saturday.

- Thanks,  Neil 

 

Registrations received after March 8th will not receive a meal ticket. 

You are invited to join the GA District of Kiwanis at the annual Mid-Year Training Conference for a day of fun and educational workshops, fellowship, service, and networking. The Georgia Kiwanis Mid-Year Training Conference will take place Saturday, March 16, 2024 at the Middle Georgia State University located at 100 University Parkway | Macon, GA 31206

7am - 8:30amRegistration
8:45am - 10:00amOpening Session
10:10am - 11:00amFirst Session
11:10am - 12:00pmSecond Session
12:10pm - 1:00pmThird Session
1:05pm - 2:00pmLunch
 

Tickets

Tickets are $45 each and includes lunch.
 

Location

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Middle Georgia State University
100 University Parkway
Macon, GA 31206
 
 
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Special Day of Recognition - January 12, 2024

Posted by Jami P. Bower on Jan. 15, 2024
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The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, January 12, 2024, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. A special recognition occurred in the form of an Appreciation Day to honor Dr. Fred Richards for his long standing involvement in our club and community. We also celebrated a milestone 85th birthday! An entertaining and engaging program ensued with several fellow Kiwanians joining in the storytelling of favorite Fred tales. A common thread throughout the fun and laughter was the positive role of Fred in our community and as the heart, soul, and spirit of Kiwanis. All Kiwanians and special guests joined in the honoring of Fred and his lovely Ann as community friends and treasures.   
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Herald's Report January 12, 2024

Posted on Jan. 12, 2024
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
Guests January 12, 2024
 
We welcomed an interclub from the Fairfield Kiwanis Club:  Gloria and Barry Gardner.  A dedicated Kiwanian, Barry has served as Vice-Governor, as a Past Lieutenant Governor, and a District Chair.  He also serves as President of the Veteran's Park.  Recently  his son has been promoted to a two-star General.  Like myself, Barry is being treated for bladder cancer. Barry refers to Gloria as the brains of the family and credits her love and care for getting him through this challenging time.
 
 
 
 
Julie Key  -  A proud Joey Key invited daughter Julia.  Julia is a UWG graduate student working on an MA in Public Administration.  She also works in Residence Life at UWG.  Julia gave Santa Claus a photograph of when she visited him at our club many years ago.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A beaming Richard Dixon brought daughter Linsey Koda and her lovable daughter, Kennedy Koda.  Linsey is a successful Licensed Professional Counselor with a large practice working with teens and adults in Peachtree City.  Kennedy, beloved by everyone in our club and an outstanding student at Starr's Mill High School,adores Pop Dixon and Nana!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iconic Golden K Kiwanian, Grace Miller, joined us along with daughter Margaret Miller, who retired as a Marine Colonel!  Margaret joined our club, which means some of  us will have to shape up and get it together.
 
 
 
Cindy and Dan Minish also joined us for lunch.  Dan, who recently retired from THE TIMES GEORGIAN brought a lot of recognition to our club and to our work in the community.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
My wife, Anne Richards accompanied me to the meeting to make sure I behaved and didn't get into trouble.  I couldn't get through this difficult time without her.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Angela Dailey, publisher of WEST GEORGIA WOMAN was also present for lunch to see the Club Herald celebrated and roasted.
 
 
 
By the way, thanks to all of you for your love and support!
 
- FRED
 
 
Bring 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 12, 2024 Dr. Fred Richards 2024-01-12 05:00:00Z 0

Matthew Collins - The Shroud of Turin

 
 
Photo:  Paul McDaniel and Matthew Collins, Shroud Presenter
 
Matthew Collins, from Newnan Georgia, is a Shroud Presenter.   When He speaks to groups, he brings a life size (14 ft 5 in x 3 ft 7 in) replica of the Shroud of Turin, and a life size bronze covered fiberglass sculpture of the body of the man based on the three-dimension image from the Shroud.  The Shroud of Turin is currently owned by the Pope and has been housed since 1578 A.D. in The Cathedral of St. John in Turin, Italy.
Circumstantial evidence certainly leads to the conclusion that the linen is the burial cloth of Jesus of Nazareth.  As to how the linen received the image remains a great mystery.
 
Matthew Collins writes a blog and provides information on the  Third Day website .
 
Shane Davis , Matthew Collins, and Linda Robles hold the copy of the Shroud for display:
 
 
 
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January Milestones 2024

Posted on Jan. 01, 2024
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Member Birthdays
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name
Date
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversaries
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name
Spouse Name
 
Date
 
 
Years
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24 years 0 months
 
 
 
Albertus, Mark
Albertus, Rebecca
Jan 04 1997
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase

Posted by Neil Weathington on Dec. 22, 2023
The Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase is scheduled for 6:00 PM on Sunday, February 4, 2024 !
 
 
The application is published on ClubRunner, (see top left corner of carrolltonkiwanisclub.org) and announced on Facebook and has been shared with local music teachers in Carroll, Heard, and Haralson County.  If you have a Facebook page, please share the announcement on your page.  Also, Please copy and paste this link (see below) and get in the hands of local high school musicians.  There is quicker turn-a-round required in 2024, and deadline for application is January 12.
 
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Foundation is accepting sponsors for the Showcase:
 
Yes, ________________________________will
Sponsor the Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase  !
 
Box
Sponsor Level    
Amount
 
Producer
$500.00
 
Award
$250.00
 
Program
$100.00
 
Club
$50.00
 
Benefactor
$25.00
 
Return Completed Form with Check by January 19, 2024
Please Make Check Payable to: 
Carrollton Kiwanis Club Foundation
PO Box 976
Carrollton GA  30112
 
 
 
Thanks,  
Neil
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Gift Cards > Food Insecurity

Posted by clint backstrom on Dec. 22, 2023
 Between the money raised and generous matching and gifts from Chick-fil-A, 
we distributed roughly $600 per schools to Central and Carrollton High .
 
 
 
 
 
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Next Meeting January 5, 2024

Posted by Bob Myers on Dec. 22, 2023
 
Because of the holiday season we will not meet again until January 5th.  Be safe and love one another.
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Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing

 
'Tis the season for the ringing of The Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell in our local community. The bell is not just the sound of a bell...it's the sound of help, hope, and comfort to our neighbors when they need it most during the holidays and beyond. 
 
It’s not too late to sign up to volunteer to ring the bell! Please visit the link below to learn more and to sign up for a two-hour session. Thank you in advance for your consideration as a community partner. 
 
https://www.sacarrolltonga.org
 
 
 
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InterClub to Neighbor District

Posted by Neil E Weathington
Deccember 12, 2023: From the Carrollton Kiwanis Club: Mitch Clifton, Jim Carter, and Neil Weathington visit the Cleburne County Kiwanis Club in the Alabama District. (Heflin Alabama). The meeting was called to order by Club President Robi Mobley. The program speaker was Jennifer Swafford, Cleburne County Middle School Counselor. It is a GREAT day to be a Kiwanian.
 
 
 
Robi Mobley, President of the Kiwanis Club of Cleburne County Alabama.
 
 
 
Jennifer Swafford, Cleburne County Middle School Counselor
 
 
 
 
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InterClub to Neighbor District Neil E Weathington 2023-12-12 05:00:00Z 0

Patrick Yuran -  The Real Theatre

Patrick Yuran provided the last program for the year on December 8, 2023 in the American Pie Pizzaria.
He and several sponsors are proud the present the Real Theatre experience program in Carrollton.
 
 
Photo:  Paul McDaniel & Patrick Yuran
 
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Herald's Report January 5, 2024

Posted on Dec. 08, 2023
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with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tim Warren announced guests attending
January 5, 2024
 
 
Tiffany Middleton is an Edward Jones Financial Advisor in the office with Derick Newton.  She is a mother of three:
Kendra, 25,
Jace, 18, in basic training for the US Marines - graduates on February 2.,
Kalen, 15, is a freshman at Central High.
 
Tiffany is very active in the community and is a big Tennessee Vols fan.
 
 
 
 
 
 
[  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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 5, 2024 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-12-08 05:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report December 8, 2023

Posted on Dec. 08, 2023
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tim Warren announced guests attending
December 8, 2023
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shane Davis invited his nephew Brent Whitaker for lunch --> 
 
 
 
 
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Shane's spouse; Kim Davis made a fast get-a-way and picked up her pizza "to-go" .
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jarred Boggus, UWG's Sports Information Director,  visited with the UWG's new Head Football Coach.   -->
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  < --  Welcome Joel Taylor, the new UWG Head Football Coach for the 2024 season. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[  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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report December 8, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-12-08 05:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Paul McDaniel on Dec. 05, 2023
 
(First Tuesday of the month  -  Tuesday, December 5, 2023)
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially  - new members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Board Meeting: Officers and Directors Paul McDaniel 2023-12-05 05:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report December 1, 2023

Posted on Dec. 01, 2023
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guest December 1, 2023
 
 
 
 
 
Shane Davis brought prospective member Jeremy Couch.
 
          
 
 
[  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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report December 1, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-12-01 05:00:00Z 0

Darryl Gumz- Kiwanis Youth Protection

Posted by Jami Bower on Dec. 01, 2023
 
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, December 1, 2023, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. The guest speaker was Darryl Gumz, Kiwanis Immediate Past Governor and Youth Protection Manager for the Georgia District. Mr. Gumz provided a valuable overview of what it means to properly care for our youth community and the importance of annual training and awareness protocol. 
 
 
 
Photo December 1, 2024:  Darryl Gumz and Paul McDaniel
 
 
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Darryl Gumz- Kiwanis Youth Protection Jami Bower 2023-12-01 05:00:00Z 0

March 7, 2024

Posted by Neil Weathingotn on Nov. 29, 2023
 
Fellowship Hall of Tabernacle Baptist Church
150 Tabernacle Dr
Carrollton GA  30117
 
 
Council
The next in-person Division 12 Council is scheduled for 5:30 PM on March 7, 2024;  preceding the Governor's Rally at 7:00 PM.
The Council will meet in a meeting room near the Fellowship Hall.
A designated spokesman from you club will provide a brief report of accomplishments of your club.
Please prepare a written report with organized bullet points and limit your report to ~ three minutes per each of nine clubs in Division 12.
 
Please make (work and travel) arrangements to leave home in time for the Council to begin promptly at 5:30 PM.
Leaders are always early !
 
Principle learned:  Duties thought of as everybody's business usually turn in to nobody's business.
 
 
Club Banner
 Please have someone responsible to have your club banner in place for the Governor's Rally before the Council meeting.
 
Lt. Governor Succession
Please survey your club for eligible leaders and submit nominations:
Who will serve as Lieutenant Governor for year 2024-2025 ?  It could be you !
Who will serve as Lieutenant Governor for year 2025-2026 ?  And you !
 
Please survey your club members for eligibility,  interest,  and availability, and send nominations  to:
neil_weathington@bellsouth.net.
Thank you !
 
 
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March 7, 2024 Neil Weathingotn 2023-11-29 05:00:00Z 0

UWG advances to Division One

Posted by Jami Bower on Nov. 17, 2023
 
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, November 17, 2023, at local pizzeria, American Pie. Our guest speaker was Jason Carmichael, Director of Athletics, for the University of West Georgia. Mr. Carmichael shared the fascinating story of UWG’s recent rise to a Division 1 institution. We also learned exclusive Wolves updates on current athletic programs and activities - from ticket sales to scholarship opportunities. Visit uwgathletics.com for additional information! 
 
 
UWG advances to Division One Jami Bower 2023-11-17 05:00:00Z 0

Thanksgiving Lunch for Council for the Aging

Posted by Neil Weathington on Nov. 16, 2023
According to my "preacher's count" , over 700 senior citizens enjoyed the lunch and musical entertainment by Lard Bucket and Alabama Rain., and interpretive dance by Sheriff Langley in the Trent North Gymnasium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kiwanis Servant Volunteers: 
Clark Kent (* honorary) and Lois Lane **  Senator Mike Dugan,  ** Terry Langley, Neil Weathington, and Dr. Jimmy Brock.
 
 
 
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Thanksgiving Lunch for Council for the Aging Neil Weathington 2023-11-16 05:00:00Z 0

Interclub - 9:00 AM Wednesday Nov 15

Posted by Neil
This week's Kiwanis e-news resembles a QVC commercial where you hear:   "Wait!, There's More !
 
On the third Wednesday of the month of November, the Carrollton Golden K Club will enjoy a meal at the
 
Mustard Seed at City Station.
2115 Maple St, Carrollton GA 30117.
 
9:00 AM
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
 
Please text, call, or e-mail Neil Weathington if you're interested in attending.
Two or more Carrollton Kiwanians will count as an InterClub.  Y'all Come !
 
(770) 328-3168
neil_weathington@bellsouth.net
 
 
Sorry, but plan on paying "Dutch Treat".  To simplify payment, like the Fram Oil Filter commercial:  "pay me now or pay later".
 
 
 
Thanks, Last chance for Interclub in November ?
 
 
Interclub - 9:00 AM Wednesday Nov 15 Neil 2023-11-14 05:00:00Z 0

Aktion Club

Posted on Nov. 13, 2023
AKTION Club - the Kiwanis Club for Adults with Special Needs :
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club sponsored the meeting of the Aktion Club on Monday, November 13, 2023 in the Carroll County Training Center.
Jim Carter presented a lesson on "Veterans Day" and all the participants provided helped fill in art with color pencils.
 
Vice-President Anna poses with the gavel and Kiwanis International Aktion Club bell:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo:  Neil Weathington, Donna McWhorter, Jim Carter, Sandra Morris, and Dr. Jimmy Brock
 
 
 
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Kristian Whittington

Posted on Nov. 10, 2023
Kristian (Kris) Whittington presented a very heartfelt and energetic program to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, November 10, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  At Villa Rica's Midway Church, she leads music on the worship team.  At Southwire, she is the Director of the "Giving Back" Program, and mentioned many of the programs executed by Southwire to involve the second and third generation of owners, team members and volunteers in philanthropic efforts to share with the community.
 
 
Photo:  Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President, and Kristian Whittington, Director of Southwire's Giving Back Programs.
 
 
This Powerpoint Screen lists the top programs for returning benefits to Southwire's communities:
 
 
 
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Invite Guests !!

Posted by Neil Weathington on Nov. 10, 2023
Please invite guests to the Kiwanis Club.  If one other member will bring a guest in November, we will qualify as having participated in Kiwanis International's Two-for-Two program for this month.   After that, we need at least two members to bring guests each month.
 
Please take time study this:  (click to open the next line)
 
 
 
Thanks !  There will be a test !   ( - :
 
 
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Invite Guests !! Neil Weathington 2023-11-10 05:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report November 10, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Nov. 10, 2023
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Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guests November 10, 2023
 
 
Photo:  From left to right: Shivam Aggarwal, Noah Brewer, Emma McBride, Charlotte Collins, James Noori, Madison Akin, Will Roberson, Luke Zimmer
 
Noah Brewer, long-time Key Club Sponsor, English Teacher and IB Coordinator at Carrollton High School, brought seven talented and impressive Key Club members to today's meeting:  Shivam Aggarwal (11th grader who has lived in India for most of his life); Madison Akin (a senior who loves musicals); Charlotte Collins (11th grader who is an officer in Key Club at Carrollton and plays competitive tennis and plays for the Carrollton team); Emma McBride (12th grader and co-president of Key Club at Carrollton and a competitive swimmer for the Bluefins and Carrollton High School); James Noori (12th grader and co-president of the Carrollton High School Key Club and an aspiring international cyclist); Will Roberson (12th grader and a fellow who can't bend his thumbs);  Luke Zimmer (11th grader who has lived in 4 different countries and is the Events Chair of the Georgia Key Club District).
 
 
- Fred
 
          
 
 
[  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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report November 10, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-11-10 05:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Paul McDaniel on Nov. 07, 2023
 
(First Tuesday of the month  -  Tuesday November 7, 2023)
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Board Meeting: Officers and Directors Paul McDaniel 2023-11-07 05:00:00Z 0

Kiwanis "Two for Two" Membership Program

Posted by Neil Weathington on Nov. 06, 2023
Kiwanis Clubs in Georgia who employed the Kiwanis Two for Two membership growth program over the last year - experienced a documented definite track record of positive growth!  Please take time to acquaint yourself by clicking on the big blue link below.
 
It works because we set goals and are reminded to bring guests.
It works because - if guests enjoy Kiwanis, they join.
It helps our club qualify as a Distinguished Club in Georgia.  The Governor has added weight to the Distinguished status for clubs who participate in the Two for Two Program.
 
Please take time study this:
 
 
 
There will be a test !   ( - :
 
 
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Kiwanis "Two for Two" Membership Program Neil Weathington 2023-11-06 05:00:00Z 0

The Birches on Maple

Posted by Jami Bower on Nov. 05, 2023
 
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, November 3, 2023, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. The guest speaker was Ben Garrett, President/CEO of RaLin. Our club had the opportunity to learn about The Birches on Maple, an exciting joint venture supported by Tanner Health System, to provide a first-class, local senior living community. The Birches on Maple will feature a variety of life style and living spaces for independent, assisted, and specialty living and care. 
 
 
 
 
The Birches on Maple Jami Bower 2023-11-05 04:00:00Z 0

Fifty - Fifty Raffle (November 3)

 

Posted on Nov. 03, 2023
 
Randy Miller looks for Joker
$190 in the pot----- 49 cards in the deck. 
 
[ editor's note:  card count between 48 and 51 ?]
 
 
 
 
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (November 3)  Jim Carter 2023-11-03 04:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report November 3, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Nov. 03, 2023
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with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guests November 3, 2023
 
Here's the latest:
 
An enthusiastic Ben Garrett introduced us to the Birches on Maple, a first-class senior living community arriving right here in Carrollton!
A part of Tanner Health System, the Birches will offer free-standing, single-owner homes and independent living apartments, assisted-living options, and memory care for those needing special care.
 
Joining us to hear the program was Steven Gladney, invited by Lieutenant Governor Neil Weathington.  Steve, a prospective member, is a member of the Whitesburg Christian Church, plays a wicked tune on the trombone, enjoys riding a motorcycle, and doing part-time handy-man work.  The father of two grown children, he's not quite ready to move to the Birches but surely ready to join our club!
 
 
 
 
 
 
As always, we enjoyed the company of two UWG Circle K members:  Reggie Ponder, a freshman Secondary Education major and Victoria Beil, Circle K President and senior Business Management major.  The Circle K participated in a clean-up project.  Eight members volunteered, setting the standard of service we all aspire to emulate!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report November 3, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-11-03 04:00:00Z 0

Michelle Morgan - Carroll County Commission Chair

Posted by Jami Bower on Oct. 27, 2023
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, October 27, 2023, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. The guest speaker was Michelle Morgan, Chair for the Carroll County Commission. Our club had the opportunity to learn valuable updates regarding our home county, particularly in the planning of a new, spacious county government administration building. The program concluded with an informative and interactive Q & A session.
 
 
Photo:  Joey Key, Kiwanis V.P. for Programs, Michelle Morgan, Commisioner, and Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President
 
 
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Michelle Morgan - Carroll County Commission Chair Jami Bower 2023-10-27 04:00:00Z 0

Kiwanis Club of Carrollton - October 27, 2023

The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, October 27, 2023, at the University of West Georgia in the Hubbard Dining Room. The guest speaker was Michelle Morgan, Chair for the Carroll County Commission. Our club had the opportunity to learn valuable updates regarding our home county, particularly in the planning of a new, spacious county government administration building. The program concluded with an informative and interactive Q & A session. 
 
 
Photo:  Joey Key, Kiwanis V.P. for Programs, Michelle Morgan, Commissioner, and Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President
 
 
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Herald's Report October 27 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Oct. 27, 2023
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Let the visitor beware -
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Guests October 27, 2023
 
We're grateful to the members of the media for their informative stories about our programs. Bruce Guthrie, Managing Editor of the TIMES-GEORGIAN and reporter Samira Barnett joined us to hear an update by Commission Chair Michelle Morgan on what's happening in Carroll County. Samira is a Mass-Communications graduate of UWG.
 
 
 
 
 
 
As always, we enjoyed the delightful company of three members of Circle K: Senior Victoria Beil, Circle K President and part-time Club Herald; Junior Justice Bell, Psychology Major and Vice President of Circle K; and poet Reggie Ponder, Freshman majoring in Secondary Education.
 
 
 
 
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- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report October 27 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-10-27 04:00:00Z 0

Next InterClub Opportunity

Posted by Neil Weathington on Oct. 23, 2023
I will be installing officers for the Paulding County Kiwanis Club:
 
5:30 PM  Monday, October 23, 2023.
 
Another great day for an InterClub !
 
 
- Neil (770) 328-3168
 
 
 
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Next InterClub Opportunity Neil Weathington 2023-10-23 04:00:00Z 0

Officer Installations 2023-2024

Bowdon Kiwanis Club
 
 
Officers:  Jan Gibbs, President; Bill Fordham, President-Elect; Jill Adams, Secretary; Keith West, Treasurer.  (hiding from the camera?) 
Board Members:  Michael Ock, Terry Langley (not pictured),  Amy Kent, and Dave Smith.
 
 
Cedartown Kiwanis Club
 
 
left to right
Patty Rogers, past chair; Chris Thomas, President; Scott Bentley, President-Elect; Rhonda Heuer, Secretary; Mike Hunter, Treasurer.
 
 
 
Carrollton Golden-K Kiwanis Club
 
Secretary Grace Miller,  Assistant Secretary Liz Key, President Carolyn Waters.
 
 
 
Carrollton Kiwanis Club
 
 
Front (L to R)  Secretary Jenny Ingram, Lt. Gov. Neil Weathington, President Paul McDaniel, Assistant Secretary Mike Speir.
Back:  Treasurer Joe Tarshis, Foundation Treasurer Jim Carter, President-Elect Mark Herring, Past-President Johnny Tanner, Vice-President Joey Key.
 
 
 
Kiwanis Club of Douglas County
 
 
Secretary Elaine Stone, Past-President John Stone, President Trent Wilson, President-Elect Nicole Watson.  (Not-shown Treasurer Bill Braswell).
 
 
 
Kiwanis Club of Fairfield Plantation
 
Left to Right:  Directors Dr. Bob Pinckney and Latha Narayan, Secretary Bernard Weidenaar, President-Elect Robert Abdich, Not shown Treasurer Trista Lindsey-Mitchell.
 
 
 
Paulding County Kiwanis Club
 
 
Left to Right:   President-Elect Kim Fletcher, President Chris Freeman, Past-President Boyd Monk, Director Lashander McQueen, Secretary Alexis Fletcher.
 
 
 
Rockmart Kiwanis Club
 
Left to Right:  President Lori Hess, Vice-President Jenna Shaw, Treasurer Janet Tinney, Secretary Kawna McCrickard.
 
 
 
Kiwanis Club of Villa Rica / Temple
 
 
Left to Right:  Secretary/Treasurer Bernice Brooks, President Kwasi Hudson, Vice President Leda Dobbs.
 
 
 
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Officer Installations 2023-2024 Neil Weathington 2023-10-20 04:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report October 20 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Oct. 20, 2023
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Introduces guests

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Guests October 20, 2023
 
CKI  -  We were visited by a charming, creative cadre of Circle K members:  UWG Senior Victoria Beil serves as President of Circle K and the Assistant Residential Director.  She also, when needed, serves as our Club Herald!  Gretsaly Aponte is a sophomore majoring in Criminology and Cybersecurity.  She's known for her signature orange car and her smile and caring.  Junior Kanisha Williams, making a statement with her new hair style, is majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology.  She plans, of course, to be a Social Worker.  Junior Justice Bell, Vice President of Circle K and a Psychology major, will be featured in a fashion show on November 2nd.  She is a poised poem in motion on roller skates.  I've seen the video.  Freshman Reggie Ponder, majoring in Secondary Education is a published poet, winning first place in a County Poetry Competition.  Carla Romo is a senior majoring in Psychology.  She will begin an MA program in Speech Language Pathology next year.  I may need her help.
 
 
 
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- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report October 20 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-10-20 04:00:00Z 0

Mark Donovan - PGIM

Posted on Oct. 20, 2023
Mark Donovan, from PGIM (Prudential Global Investment Management)  spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, October 20, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He detailed investing and economic history, trends, and strategies.
 
 
Photo:  Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President;  Mark Donovan, PGIM; Joey Key, Kiwanis Vice-President. 
 
 
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Guests October 13

Victoria (Tori) Beil introduced the CKI guests:  (sorry, photo not available)
 
Justice Bell
Reggie Ponders
Gretsaly Aponte
Carla Romo
Julian McAllister
Aaliyah Fain
 
 
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October InterClub Opportunities

Accompany the Lieutenant Governor on visits as new officers are inducted for the year 2023-2024:
 
Noon on Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Villa Rica / Temple Kiwanis Club
 meeting today at:
Dogwood Trace HOA
236 White Flower Cir
Villa Rica GA  30180
 
 
Noon on Friday, October 13, 2023
Cedartown Kiwanis Club
150 Club Dr
Cedartown GA  30125
 
6:30 PM on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Kiwanis Division 12,  Council of Officers
 (alert Neil that you will be attending)
meeting at Temple High School 
589 Sage St
Temple GA  30180
 
5:30 PM on Monday, October 23,2023
Paulding County Kiwanis Club
meeting at:  Faith Community Church
574 Industrial Way N Bldg A,
Dallas, GA 30132
 
Thank you !
 
Neil Weathington
(770) 328-3168
mailto://neil_weathington@bellsouth.net
 
 
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New Slate of Officers Installed

Posted by Jami Bower on Oct. 06, 2023
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton met on Friday, October 6, 2023, at American Pie Pizzeria. This meeting of significance marked new officer inductions and the official transition of Johnny Tanner passing the presidential gavel to incoming President Paul McDaniel. The new officer slate was well received - with enthusiasm for the future - and an appreciation for past club leadership efforts and contributions. On a fun note, Kenny Duke pulled the Joker and won the 50-50 raffle! 
 
 
Photo October 6 (l to r):  Front:  Jenny Ingram, Secretary; Neil Weathington, Lt. Gov. Div. 12; Paul McDaniel, President; Mike Spier, Meeting Secretary;  Back:  Joe Tarshis, Treasurer; Jim Carter, Foundation Treasurer; Mark Herring, President-Elect; Johnny Tanner, Past-President; Joey Key, Vice-President.
 
 
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New Slate of Officers Installed Jami Bower 2023-10-06 04:00:00Z 0

Officers 2023-2024

Posted on Oct. 06, 2023
 
Photo October 6 (l to r):  Front:  Jenny Ingram, Secretary; Neil Weathington, Lt. Gov. Div. 12; Paul McDaniel, President; Mike Spier, Meeting Secretary;  Back:  Joe Tarshis, Treasurer; Jim Carter, Foundation Treasurer; Mark Herring, President-Elect; Johnny Tanner, Past-President; Joey Key, Vice-President.
 
 
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Herald's Report October 6, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Oct. 06, 2023
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Guests October 6, 2023
 
 
Angie McDaniel  -  Our new President, Paul McDaniel, invited Temple High School Counselor and now First Lady, Angie McDaniel.  Paul was inducted by Lieutenant Governor Neil Weathington as Past President Johnny Tanner smiled happily and passed the gavel to Paul.  Angie is a former outstanding President of our Club.  Much loved, Angie applauded with all of us as Paul took on the leadership of our club.  Paul and Angie are the proud parents of Milo, who plans to be a future president of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club.
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report October 6, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-10-06 04:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Paul McDaniel on Oct. 03, 2023
 
(First Tuesday of the month  -  Tuesday October 3, 2023)
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Herald's Report September 29, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Sep. 29, 2023
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guests September 29, 2023
 
 
Alison Tanner  -  The club welcomed retired teacher and First Lady Alison Tanner, who joined all of us as we stood and applauded Johnny (now Past President) Tanner for his outstanding leadership of our club this year.
 
 
Patricia Bell  -  Joe Bell brought wife Patricia who joined all of us as we celebrated Joe for his 50 years of service to our club. Yes, half a century of being a great Kiwanian!
 
 
CKI  -  We were blessed again to enjoy the presence of two members of the UWG Circle K: Jessica Adzotor and Reggie Ponder. Jessica is a Freshman nursing major planning to work i a psychiatric hospital. Reggie, a published poet, is a Freshman majoring in Secondary Education.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Anne Richards  -    I had the sweet honor of welcoming my wife and best friend, Dr. Anne Richards.  Anne is a Professor Emerita of the UWG Psychology Department and an active member of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).  She is also President of the UWG Association of Retired Faculty &amp; Staff.
 
 
 
 
 
-  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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report September 29, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-09-29 04:00:00Z 0

Club Awards - September 29, 2023

Posted on Sep. 29, 2023
 
 
 
George F. Hixson Fellowship 2023:
 
Bell, Backstrom, Miller, Williams, Ozier, Richards, Miller-Ingram, Dixon, Carter, Langley, Lipham, Weathington, McDaniel, Robles, Tanner, Newton, Collins, Clifton, Warren, Graf.
 
 
Johnny Tanner - George F Hixson :
Johnny and Alison Tanner
 
 
Diamond Hixson - Joe Bell
Randy Miller, Joe and Patricia Bell, Johnny Tanner
 
 
Diamond Hixson - Dr. Fred Richards
Drs. Anne and Fred Richards, Jim Carter, Johnny Tanner.
 
 
Kiwanis Perfect Attendance:
Collins, Richards, Carter, Bell, Lipham, Miller, Dixon.
 
 
 
Kiwanian of the Year - Mark Herring:
Jenny Ingram, Mark Herring, Johnny Tanner.
 
 
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Herald's Report September 22, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Sep. 22, 2023
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Guests September 22, 2023
 
John Tanner and Steve Davis  -  President Johnny Tanner invited two guests, son John Tanner and Rev. Steve Davis, who joined us to hear an outstanding program by Joe Garrett: John, a 2022 graduate of UWG and its former IT staff member, is now happily employed by Tanner Grocery, celebrating its 130th year of feeding Carroll County; Steve Davis, former Pastor of the Carrollton First Baptist Church, is perfecting his golf game, relaxing, and enjoying time with his granddaughter.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lisa Crafton  -  Micheal Crafton brought wife Lisa Crafton. Lisa is a former UWG English Professor and a scholarly devotee of the English Romantic Poets and William Blake. She and Micheal enjoy hiking and traveling when she is not volunteering with the St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Outreach Program.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jimmy Garrett  -  Our lovable Louise Reeves invited Jimmy Garrett, father of our program presenter, Joe Garrett.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CKI  -  We were treated to a visit by two outstanding members of the UWG Circle K: Senior Victory Beil, President, Business Management Major and Public Administration Minor; Justice Bell, Circle K Vice-President,Black Student Alliance, Treasurer, and Lead Graphic Design staff member of Wolf Radio. Both Justice and Victoria want us to know they love our club!
 
 
 
 
 
 
-  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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report September 22, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-09-22 04:00:00Z 0

Joe Garrett

Posted by Jami Bower on Sep. 22, 2023
Photo:  Johnny Tanner, Joe Garrett, and Mark Herring
 
 
Guest Speaker Joe Garrett graced the Kiwanis Club of Carrolton with his rich storytelling style. Topics included the Burwell Mafia; reflections on the lives of Dr. Bob “Woody” Reeves and Mr. Cecil Duffee Jr.;  a tribute to “Sheriff Barney Fife;" and a rousing sports telecast channeling legendary Larry Munson as the voice of the Georgia Bulldogs. The program was inspirational, profound, and sprinkled with laughter.
 
 -  Jami Bower
 
 
*****     *****     *****     *****     *****     *****
 
From Carrollton's Greenbelt:
 
 
 
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Here We Grow Again

Posted on Sep. 18, 2023
Welcome New Members !
 
Membership Chair Joey Key welcomes new members to the Kiwanis Club:  David Harris is sponsored by Jim Collins and Dale Williams, and Tommy Amorosa is sponsored by Patrick Yuran.
 
 
September 15 2023, photo ( Joey Key, David Harris, Tommy Amorosa )
 
 
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Herald's Report September 15 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Sep. 15, 2023
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Guests September 15 2023
 
CKI  -  We welcomed six UWG Circle K members: Senior Art Major and Marketing Minor Kennedee Williams; Senior Finance major and Management Minor Alice McDonald, who served as President of his K-Club in Jamaica; Kaniesha Williams, a Junior Sociology Major and Psychology Minor; Freshman and Secondary Ed. Major, Reggie Ponder; Circle K Vice President and Black Student Alliance Treasurer, Justice Bell; and Circle K President, Senior Business Management and Public Administration Minor, Victoria Beil.
 
 
 
Zarah Spraggins  -  Mark Herring invited prospective member Zarah Spraggins, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Program and Event Manager.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bryce McNiel  -  Jennifer McNiel brought outstanding son, Bryce. Bryce is a Carrollton Middle School 6th grader, Band and Boy Scouts member, and a great Kiwanian volunteer.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newnan InterClub  -  We enjoyed another interclub visit from the Newnan Kiwanis Club: George Alexander, Club Past President, retired Navy fighter pilot and Delta Pilot and a 37 years City Councilman; Club Past President and popular bagpiper, Michael Scott.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joe Garrett  -  Financial wizard, columnist and motivational speaker, Joe Garrett, dropped by to tell us the title for his program for September 23rd:  "Sheriff Terry Langley and the Burwell Mafia - the Eliot Ness Story of Our Time."
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Phil Hudgins

Posted on Sep. 15, 2023
Phil Hudgins presented the program to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, September 15, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  After showing a documentary film on the criminal history of hired hitman Billy Sunday Birt, he spoke of his latest book, "Grace and Disgrace" answered questions from the audience on the story of the "Dixie Mafia".
 
 
Photo:  Mark Herring, Phil Hudgins, and Johnny Tanner
 
 
 
Photo:  Phil Hudgins with wife Shirley and daughter Marcia.
 
 
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Interclub with Carrollton Golden-K 

Posted by Neil Weathingotn
Invitation:
 
Ken Kagiyama and the members of Carrollton Golden-K Kiwanis Club invite members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club to increase the audience numbers for the special program by attending an InterClub on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 9:00 AM;  meeting at The InZone on City Hall Avenue.
 
The guest speaker will be Dr. Julie Post, President of WGTC. 
 
Your attendance is appreciated.
 
Thank you !
 
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Future InterClub Opportunities:
- Please confirm with Neil Weathington (770) 328-3168.
 
6:30 PM Tuesday, September 19, Bowdon Kiwanis 
 
12:00 Noon Monday,  September 25, Rockmart Kiwanis
 


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Daniel Jackson

Posted by Jami P Bower on Sep. 08, 2023
 
(photo:  Mark Herring, Daniel Jackson, Johnny Tanner)
 
The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton had the pleasure of Daniel Jackson speaking to our club on September 8 at noon. 
 
While Daniel’s contributions to our county are unprecedented, he continues to capture our minds and hearts with his polished, conversant, and humble manner. 
 
Daniel reflected on the rich history of Kiwanis, referring to our collective  impact as giants in the community. Daniel then turned our attention across the globe to share amazing photographs of his trip to Africa to visit his daughter, son-in-law and three grands as they continue their meaningful missionary work. 
 
- Jami
 

 
 
 
 
 
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News from Impact 

Good evening all,
I received the email below from Kathy Parsons with an update on the homeless shelter being built by Impact West Georgia. Kiwanis played a big part in making this happen and we can take a great deal of pride for our part. 
I want to personally thank each of you for supporting this amazing project. You helped make it happen. 
Lacey 
 
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Herald's Report September 08 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Sep. 08, 2023
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Guests September 08 2023
 
George Alexander and Keith Ross  -  We welcomed an interclub from the Newnan Kiwanis Club:  George Alexander and Keith Ross.  George Alexander, who had visited our club a few times at least twenty years ago is a past Newnan Club President.  A retired Navy Fighter Pilot and a former Delta Captain (20 years) he has also served for 34 years on the Newnan City Council.  Keith Ross, Newnan Club President in 2022, is the owner of the Independent Insurance Agency.  Keith proudly announced that the Kiwanis County Fair, held during his Presidency, was attended by 40,000 and raised $210,000 for scholarships.
 
 
 
 Jessica Adzofor  -   We were visited by still another outstanding member of the UWG Circle K:  Jessica Adzofor.  Jessica is a UWG Freshman Nursing major.  She is stepping up to be the Circle K secretary.  We're fortunate to have students like Jessica, Kenedee, Justice, and Victoria as part of the Kiwanis family!. 
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report September 08 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-09-08 04:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Sep. 05, 2023
 
(First Tuesday of the month  -  Tuesday September 5, 2023)
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Herald's Report September 01 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Sep. 01, 2023
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Guests September 01 2023
 
 
UWG CKI  -  We were visited by three outstanding UWG Circle K students: (photo, LtoR:) Victoria Beil, Justice Bell, and Kennedee Williams. Justice Bell is a junior Psychology and Criminology major and also an active member of the Black Student Alliance. Kennedee Williams is a senior majoring in Studio Art with a Marketing minor. She is also a two-time state-champion runner, breaking records in the 4x4, 1600, 800 and 5K run in high school. Victoria Biel is Circle K President. She is majoring in Public Administration with plans to work for a non-profit. Victoria has been active in Kiwanis Clubs since the 8th grade and was the recipient of the Kiwanis scholarship which made it possible for her to go to college.
 
 
 
 
(Photo:  L to R) Eddie Spain and L.J. Davis  -  Joe Tarshis invited two prospective members: Eddie Spain and L.J. Davis. Eddie Spain is a retired Manager of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and a former Marine Corp Sergeant. L. J. Davis is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Psychotherapist in in his 15th year of practice and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church. He also served for two years with the Peace Corps in Ghana. He and wife, Annie have twelve year old son, Raine.
 
 
 
 
Tracy McDaniel  -  Derrick Newton invited prospective member and former Kiwanian Board member of our club, Tracy McDaniel. He is a Financial Advisor with Edward E.Jones, and a UWG graduate who was a great player on the UWG Braves football team.  Come on back to us, Big Mac!
 
 
 
 
Jeff Hughes  -  Mark Herring brought Jeff Hughes, who works with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  We always enjoy his visiting our club!
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Steve Holman - The Atlanta Hawks

Steve Holman, sports commentator for the Atlanta Hawks, spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, September 1, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
 
Subtle Introduction:
Hawks fan and season ticket holder Derick Newton helped introduce Mr. Holman.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo: Mark Herring, Steve Holman, and Johnny Tanner.
 
 
 

 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (September 01)
 

Posted on Sep. 01, 2023
 
Joey Key was unsuccessful in finding the JOKER.
Our pot advances to $448, and 42 cards remain in the deck.
 
 
 
 
 
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Ronnie Burchfield

(from Times-Georgian)
Ronnie Burchfield, two-time state championship coach and the winningest head football coach in Central High Lions football history, was featured speaker at Friday's meeting of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club.  The Dalton, Georgia native won the All-America honors as a catcher for the West Georgia College Braves and was named as an inn=augural member of the university's Athletics Hall of Fame in 1991.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo:  Ronnie Burchfield
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Georgia District Convention 2023

Posted on Aug. 26, 2023
Barry Gardner, Past-President of the Fairfield Plantation Kiwanis Club, was selected at the Georgia District Convention to enter officer rotation as Vice-Governor for the term 2023-2024.
 
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Photo:  (Officers 2023-2024) Darryl Gumz, Past-Governor, Brent Leslie, Governor, David Simmons, Governor-Elect, and Barry Gardner, Vice-Governor.
 
 
 
There were four voting delegates from the Carrollton Kiwanis Club :
 
 
Photo:  Richard Dixon, Jennifer McNiel, Neil Weathington, and Nancy Dixon.  The Officer election was uncontested and one amendment was passed which will expand the field of potential candidates for Lt. Governor in the future.
 
 
 
At the concluding ceremony on Sunday, August 27, 2023, the Immediate Past-Officers and Past-Lieutenant Governors handed the Banners to their successors.
 
 
Photo:  Division 12:  Latha Narayan passes Lt. Governor Banner to Neil Weathington.
 
 
 
 
Lynn Weathington poses with best selling author and Saturday night keynote speaker Ronda Rich.  (Ronda Rich also has a regular column in the Times-Georgian.)
Both ladies hope that Lynn's purchase propels Ronda's latest book to the best seller list.
 
 
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Herald's Report August 25 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Aug. 25, 2023
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Guests August 27 2023
 
Tommy Amarosa  -  Patrick Yuran invited prospective member Tommy Amorosa.  Originally from Long Island, New York, Tommy is the Athletic Director at Oak Mountain Academy.  He has been an educator for thirty years and he and his wife, Tammy, have five adorable dogs.  Tommy has submitted his membership application!
 
  David Harris  -  Jim Collins and Dale Williams brought prospective member David Harris who, on October 14th, will celebrate his third Hall of Fame induction, this time for his outstanding record in track (cross country) at UWG.  Married to Anna Harris for 47 years, David has officiated high school basketball games for decades.  He works out at Sportsplex and is in great shape.  It's time to take on the old guys in the Rotary Club in a game of football!  David has submitted his membership application.  Let's keep growing!
 
  Eddie Duffey  -  Johnny Tanner and Mark Herring brought prospective member Eddie Duffey.  Eddie, a well-known community leader, is Director of City Station Fitness.  He has also submitted his membership application!
 
    Kelly Edwards  -  Jared Griffis invited Kelly Edwards, Central High School Principal.  He joined us to hear a program by Coach Ronnie Burchfield.  Kelly was an outstanding first baseman on the UWG baseball team.
 
    Keith Jiles  -  Johnny Tanner invited prospective member Keith Jiles, Pastor of Word of Life Church and owner of Hearn Monument in Carrollton.  A  Central High School grad and fan of Coach Ronnie Burchfield, Keith is a UWG graduate and a former Marine.  Called to the ministry, Keith attended Southern Bible Institute.  Hopefully the Lord will call upon Keith to submit his membership application.
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report August 25 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-08-25 04:00:00Z 0

Fifty - Fifty Raffle (aug25)
 

Posted by Jim Carter on Aug. 25, 2023
 
Our guest, Eddie Duffey, was given the $10 winning ticket by Louise Reeves.
Thank you, Louise.
Our pot advances to $383, and 43 cards remain in the deck.
 
 
 
 
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (aug25)  Jim Carter 2023-08-25 04:00:00Z 0

Robert Blakemore

Posted on Aug. 18, 2023
Robert Blakemore, of the Carroll County Historical Society spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday , August 18, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  
He presented a PowerPoint presentation of the efforts of the Society to record documents and artifacts and photographs .
 
 
Photo:  Robert Blakemore and Johnny Tanner.
 
 
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Distinguished Club

Posted on Aug. 18, 2023
Congratulations Carrollton Kiwanis Club.
 
Lt. Governor Latha Narayan presented the banner patches for the year 2021-2022. 
 
 
The Club qualified for "Distinguished" Club, was awarded the coveted Governor's Cup, and supported the six District Projects.
 
WOW !
 
Thanks Everyone !  Congratulations Dale Williams; Distinguished President.
 
 
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Herald's Report August 18 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Aug. 18, 2023
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Guests August 20 2023
 
Tommy Amorosa  -  Patrick Yuran invited prospective member and former boxer Tommy Amorosa.  Originally from Long Island, New York, Tommy is the Athletic Director at Oak Mountain Academy.  An educator now for thirty years, he and his wife, Tammy, are "parents" to five adorable dogs.
 
 
 
 
   Kierston Phillips  -   Shane Davis brought prospective member attorney Kierston Phillips.  A 2008 UWG graduate, Kierston went on the earn a Master's in Public Administration in 2010 and a law degree from John Marshall Law School in 2012.  Kierston, who served seven years as an Assistant Magistrate Judge, is a candidate running for Chief Magistrate Judge.
 
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Randy Simpkins - End the Wait Foundation
 

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Randy Simpkins spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, August 11, 2023 in UWG's Executive Dining Room in the Dine West Facility.
He spoke of his recent opportunity to donate a kidney and the "film" strategy for combatting the nationwide problem of delays in kidney donations.
 
 
 
 
Photo:  Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President;  Randy Simpkins, kidney doner,  Lucretia and Russell Dallas (kidney recipient). 
 
 
 
Photo:  Lance Dreesen, film maker; Crystal Simpkins and Lucretia Dallas.
 
 
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Herald's Report August 11 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Aug. 11, 2023
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Guests August 11 2023
 
Crystal Simpkins  -  We enjoyed the opportunity to welcome Christal Simpkins, the wife of Rev. Randy Simpkin, who presented an inspiring program on his being called to donate one of his kidneys to save the life of a stranger, who is now his friend. Christal and Randy have three sons, Zach, Tucker and Joe. Zach, a baritone, was a winner in a past Art and Music Showcase organized by our club. Christal and Randy also have two special "daughters-in-love" and a wonderful granddaughter, Elizabeth Mae.
 
 
Stuart Lewis  -  Prospective Kiwanian Stuart Lewis joined his father-in-law to hear the program by Randy Simpkins.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samira Barnett  -  Also present was Times-Georgian reporter and UWG graduate Samira Barnett. As always, we appreciate the Times-Georgian's coverage of our outstanding programs!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report August 11 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-08-11 04:00:00Z 0

Kiwanis Division 12 Council 

Posted on Aug. 05, 2023
Kiwanis Divison 12 Lt. Governon Latha Narayan held the last Council meeting at Fairfield Plantation on Saturday, August 5, 2023.
 
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club was represented by Mark Herring, Vice-President; and Neil Weathington, Lt. Governor-Elect.
 
 
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David Zelski

Posted on Aug. 04, 2023
David Zelski spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on August 4, 2023.  The meeting was held in the Carrollton Train Depot Warehouse. 
 
David Zelski spoke about the Georgia Public Broadcasting Program "Another Fork in the Road".
 
 
August 4 2023
Photo:  Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President and guest speaker David Zelski
 
 
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Herald's Report August 04 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Aug. 04, 2023
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Guests August 4 2023
 
Cindy Minish  -  TIMES-GEORGIAN reporter Dan Minish (who often makes our presence in the community a front-page event!) invited wife, Cindy, to prove to her he actually spends his Fridays with our club.  Cindy, retired from the Carroll County School System after 27 years of service, has been a coordinator of the gifted programs, curriculum specialist, and Bay Springs Teacher of the Year.  Now a Red Cross volunteer, Cindy appears to be destined to fulfill her life even more as a member of our club.
 
 
 
 
L.J. Davis  -  Joe Tarshis brought prospective member L.J. Davis.  L.J., former Interim Director of the UWG Counseling Center, is now a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hugh Bass  -  A proud Bo Bass brought his dad, Hugh Bass.  Hugh has been in the real estate business for 49 years.  He and Bo have worked together for 41 years.  Bo said of his dad:  "He's always been my hero!"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nathaniel Smith  -  Former Georgia Governor of Kiwanis International, the Honorable Richard Dixon, invited prospective member and Chief Magistrate Judge, Nathaniel Smith.  Nathaniel (a former member of our club before he entered military service) and his wife, Shonda, have three children.  We could use a Judge in our Club so give Nathaniel a call and encourage him to re-join. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report August 04 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-08-04 04:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Aug. 01, 2023
 
(First day of the month and first) Tuesday August 1, 2023
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report July 28 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jul. 28, 2023
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We enjoyed an entertaining, upbeat program by Joey King, Carrollton Head Football Coach.  Coach King spoke about his lifelong desire to be a football coach and the team's players and upcoming games.  We have a lot of athletic heroes in our club, so there was a full house of members and guests present to hear Coach King's program. 
 
 
 
 
 Guests July 28 2023
 
 
The Press - Also attending and covering the program were the Times-Georgian's Dan Minish, Bruce Guthrie, Noah Schroyer, and Tucker Cole.
 
Tim Criswell  -  Jim Collins and Johnny Tanner invited prospective member Coach Tim Criswell, a champion in his own right.  After 36 outstanding years with the Carrollton City Schools, Tim continues to serve as a part-time employee with the system's Alternative School.  Tim's son, Cooper, was recently inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
InterClub  -  We were visited by an interclub from the Carrollton Golden K:  Past President of both the Golden K and our club, Bob Uglum, arrived with David Stone, retired Southwire executive and an active member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church.
 
 
 
 
 
Tim McDonell  -  Johnny Tanner, committed to bringing in new members (!) invited prospective member Tim McDonell, Director of Environmental Services at Tanner Health Systems.  His children, son Jordan and daughter Morgan, were outstanding Carrollton High School athletes.  Tim played basketball at Sprayberry High School and Covenant College and was lauded as a "damn good" player.  He also has spent twenty years coaching with the Special Olympics. Sounds like he's already a Kiwanian in his heart!
 
 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report July 28 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-07-28 04:00:00Z 0

New Members Inducted

Welcome to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club Craig Dodson and Guy Pope.
 
 
Jennifer McNiel welcomes new Kiwanians!
Photo left to right:  Dr. Mark Albertus, School Superintendent;  Major Craig Dodson; Jennifer McNiel;  Captain Guy Pope ; and sponsor Shane Davis.
 
Past Georgia Kiwanis Governor Richard Dixon conducted the swearing-in !
 
 
 
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Herald's Report July 21 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jul. 21, 2023
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 Guests July 21 2023
 
 
Angie McDaniel and Anne Gibbons  -  Paul McDaniel invited wife, Angie, and mother-in-law Anne Gibbons.  Angie is a counselor at Temple High School.  As all of us gratefully remember, Angie is a former distinguished president of our club.  Anne, the wonderful Mom who brought Angie into the world, is retired from Georgia Power where she worked i Corporate Security.
 
 
 
 
 
Erin Backstrom  -  Clint Backstrom brought wife, Erin, who serves as Clinical Outcome Manager at Tanner Health Systems.  It was a joy to introduce Erin and she was happy getting to spend time with her "wonderful, handsome, attentive husband!"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samira Barnett  -  Dan Minish and Bruce Guthrie from the TIMES-GEORGIAN joined us, accompanied by Samira Barnett, a graduate of UWG and a new reporter with the TIMES-GEORGIAN.
 
 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Lake Carroll Pavilion and Boardwalk

Posted on Jul. 21, 2023
Parks Director Kent Johnston narrated a slide show on the progress at Lake Carroll  - to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, July 21, 2023 in the meeting room of American Pic Pizzaria.
 
 
 
Photo:  Kent Johnston and Johnny Tanner
 
 
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Kiwanis Feeds Circles of West Georgia

The Carrollton Kiwanis Club sponsored a meal for the Circles of West Georgia program on Tuesday evening. We fed approximately 25 at St. Margaret's fellowship hall. A special thanks to Nancy & Richard Dixon for shopping and cooking. Volunteers serving were:
 
 
Jennifer McNiel & Bryce
Mitch Clifton
Mark Herring
Jim Carter
Nancy Dixon
Richard Dixon
Jenny Ingram
Derick Newton
 
 
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Kiwanis Feeds Circles of West Georgia

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Mark this date in your calendar:
 
The Kiwanis Club will be serving an evening meal to the Circles of West Georgia group (25) on Tuesday, July 18th. I think they meet currently at St. Margaret's .
Volunteers are needed.
 
More details to come, but please contact Joe Tarshis or Jenny Ingram if interested in volunteering.
 
Thanks, Jenny
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Aktion Club July 2023

Posted on Jul. 17, 2023
Four members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club assisted with the local July 2023 Aktion Club in the Carrollton Training Center.
 
Helping special-needs adults is a very moving experience and volunteers testify of the emotional impact.
 
 
photo:  Jim Carter, Dr. Jimmy Brock, Sandra Morris, and Mark Herring.
 
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club assists with Aktion Club on alternating months with the other Kiwanis Co-sponsor :  The Fairfield Kiwanis Club.
 
 
 
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Herald's Report July 14, 2023 (2)

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jul. 14, 2023
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 Guests July 14 2023
 
We enjoyed an interesting program by UWG football coach, David Dean.
 
 
Photo:  Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President; Coach Dean; and Mark Herring, Kiwanis Vice-President
 
 
Matt Cook  -  Joining us was Matt Cook, a UWG graduate and Coach Dean's greatest fan.  Matt is UWG Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and doing an excellent job of promoting and informing folks of the outstanding athletic programs at UWG.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stuart Lewis -  Milton Berry invited prospective member and his favorite son-in-law, Stuart Lewis.  Originally from Columbus, GA, Stuart played baseball under coach Archie White at UWG and was inducted into the UWG Hall of Fame.  He went on to teach Physical Education and serve as a coach at Central High School.
 
 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Jul. 11, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday July 11, 2023
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report  July 7, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jul. 07, 2023
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 Guests July 7 2023
 
We enjoyed an energetic, dynamic program by Coach Umbrah Brown of the Central High School Lions.
 
 
 
 
   Major Craig Dodson and Captain Guy Pope:   We also celebrated the return of two prospective members sponsored by Shane Davis:  Major Craig Dodson and Captain Guy Pope, both with the Carroll County Sheriff's Department led by Kiwanian Sheriff Terry Langley. 
 
Major Dodson has served the community for 33 years.  He and wife Pam have four children;
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Captain Guy Pope is married and he and his wife have five children and two grand-children.
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More good news:  Both Craig and Guy have submitted their membership applications!
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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No Board meeting on this first Tuesday

Usually the Kiwanis Board of Directors meet on the first Tuesday of every month. 
However, the July 2023 Board Meeting will be held on July 11,
(the second Tuesday)
 
so as not to interfere with Fourth of July activities.
 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report  June 30, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jun. 30, 2023
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 Guests June 30 2023
 
We had a full house present to hear an excellent program on Independence Day by author and retired UWG Professor John Ferling.
 
 
   Craig Dodson and Guy Pope  -  Shane Davis invited two prospective members for a return visit to the club:  Major Craig Dodson with the Carroll County Sheriff's Department has served our community for 33 years.  He and wife Pam have four children; and Gary Pope, who is a Captain with the CCSD.  Gary is married and he and his wife have 5 children and 2 grandchildren.
 
 
 
Kennedy Koda and Julia Moore  -   Richard and Nancy Dixon brought two special guests:  Granddaughter Kennedy Koda (Raffle Winner Queen) who is entering the tenth grade this Fall lives in Peachtree City and attends Starr’s Mill High School where she plays Lacrosse; and Granddaughter Julia Moore, who hails from Morristown, TN (Go VOLS!) and is in the seventh grade at Lakeway Christian Academy.  Julia is a cheerleader, plays the piano, sings, enjoys art, and takes gymnastics.  She has multiple talents like her grandparents!
 
 
 
  Molly Tannner  -   A proud President, Johnny Tanner, invited youngest daughter Molly Tanner.  Molly is an art education major and senior at the University of North Georgia.  She is an avid reader, an excellent student who has never made a B (!) and plans to be an art teacher.
 
 
 
Allison and Tucker York  -  Mark Herring brought daughter and grandson Allison and Tucker York.  Allison graduated in 2015 and was a director at ChickFil-A for 7 years.  Now enjoying being a stay-at-home mom, she said her dad inspired her love of sports when she was growing up and, in turn, she now takes her son to games.
 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Dr. Eric Heine - Disc Golf

Dr. Eric Heine spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, June 23, 2023 in the Tracy Stallings Community Center.
He updated the club on the progress of Carrollton's Award Winning Disc Golf Course on the Hobb's Farm near Carrollton's Green Belt.
 
 
Photo:  Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President, and Dr Heine, almost a disc golf pro .
 
 
 
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Jami Bower

Here we "grow" again !
 
Jami Bower was installed as member of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday June 23, 2023.  She is sponsored by Lacy Robinson.
 
 
 
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Which way did they Go  ?

Posted on Jun. 20, 2023
The UWG Dine West Facility is closed for the summer for repair and construction.
 
 
On June July 7, 2023, The Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet for lunch at:
The Rayford Walker Gymnasium
 
Food catered.  See you meal reservation at the footer of this e-mail.
 
 
Watch for announcements on venue changes.
Thank you for your patience.
 
 
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Interclub Opportunity

Posted on Jun. 20, 2023
The Bowdon Kiwanis Club will meet at 6:30 PM Tuesday Night, June 20, 2023.
This is the next opportunity for new members needing an InterClub attendance.
 
Bowdon Historical Society Museum
105 College View St
Bowdon GA  30108
 
 
 
 
 
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Olivia  -  CPD K9 Unit

Carrollton Police Captain J.J. Cole introduced Officer Kane Moore and his partner Olivia.  After discussing law enforcement using the K9 team, Olivia demonstrated finding the cocaine hidden in the room.
 
 
 
 
 
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Division 12 Club Leadership Education

Twenty leaders of six local Kiwanis clubs assembled in Carrollton at the Neva Lomason Memorial Library on Saturday morning of June 10, 2023.  The world of Kiwanis International is divided into forty-nine Districts, of which the State of Georgia is one District.   The Georgia District is divided into eighteen divisions, and the Carrollton Kiwanis Club and most others in attendance are members of the twelfth Division.  Brent Leslie, current Kiwanis Georgia Governor-Elect, has assigned the class of Lieutenant Governors Elect - the responsibility of organizing training sessions during the months of June and July - spread around the entire State, with the goal of making the training available to all Kiwanis leaders prior to taking office on October 1.
 
David Simmons, current Georgia Kiwanis Vice-Governor, (third in officer rotation) , visited from Cordele and conducted the training.  Attending this training helps position officers and clubs in attendance for qualifying for the coveted distinguished status.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The attendees enjoyed a lunch sponsored by Shane Davis of Best Bonding of Carroll County, Terry Langley of The Carroll County Sheriff's Office, and Jim Carter, of Sit'n Sleep, in Carrollton.
 
 
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Georgia Kiwanis Calendar

Posted on Jun. 10, 2023
June 21-24, 2023
Kiwanis International Convention
Minneapolis MN
August 25 – 27, 2023
Georgia District Convention
Marriott Savannah Riverfront
September – October
Installation of Club Officers
October 1, 2023
Kiwanis Year Begins
OCTOBER 17, 2023 (Tuesday)
Next Council Meeting (6:30 PM Location TBA)
October 28, 2023
Kiwanis One Day
November 30, 2023
Deadline for Club Dues
February 15, 2024
IRS Form 990
March 7, 2024
5:30 PM Council Meeting
March 7, 2024
7:00 Governor’s Rally (see location below)
March 16, 2024
Mid Year Training, Middle GA St Univ, Macon
April – May
Club Elections
June 1, 2024
Club Election Report Due
July 3-6, 2024
Kiwanis International Convention
Denver CO
August 23-25, 2024
Georgia District Convention, Norcross (GA) Hilton
September 30, 2024
Last Day of Kiwanis Term
 
 
Division 12 Governor's Rally:
     March 7, 2024     Council (5:30- 7:00), Rally (7:00 – 9:30)
Tabernacle Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
150 Tabernacle Dr Carrollton GA  30117
 
 
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List of Things to Do :

Posted by Neil Weathington
1)  Please add to your next agenda for your Board of Officers and Directors, and approve  - the Division 12 Agreement.   Financing the Governor's Rally and some Division expenses are done through the coordination of clubs as goals spelled out in the agreement.   This is just a target.  In reality, many clubs already maintain a budget line-item each year that might, or might not, resemble the $ 3.00 per member contribution called for in the agreement.  'Tis the Season of approving budgets.  Remember that Article IV, Section 4 states: "The Council shall have no authority over the operation of any club in the Division."  Club Secretaries should report to Lt. Governor that the agreement has been approved.  Thank you!
 
2)  Schedule installation of Officers and Directors.   It will be my honor to visit your club and perform the installations. 
Please contact Neil Weathington (e-mail) or telephone (770) 328-3168 to schedule September or early October meeting dates.
Thank you !
 
 
 
List of Things to Do : Neil Weathington 2023-06-10 04:00:00Z 0

Other CLE Training Sessions - outside of Division 12

Posted on Jun. 10, 2023
If you were not able to attend the training on June 10 in Carrollton,  please choose the most convenient time  and location from the following list:
 
Attendance for a CLE training improves you club's position towards distinguished status.
 
 
 
DivisionDate of Training Location of TrainingArrival TimeStart TimeEstimated End TimeCost of Attendance if anyAddress of LocationAdditional Info
1815-Jun United Bank - Covington5:00PM5:15 PM8:30 PMNone7200 Hwy 278 NE, Covington, GADinner provided
1117-Jun Sonoraville Recreation Department 8:30 AM12:30 PM 7494 Fairmount Hwy SE, Calhoun, GA 30701 
1317-Jun Moultrie First United Methodist Church8:30-9:00 Registration9:00 AM2:00 PM 409 1st Street SE Moultrie, Ga 31768Meet in Fellowship Hall
417-Jun Captain Joes Seafood Jesup9:30-10:0010:002:00 PMBuy your own lunch2686 Savannah Hwy Jesup Ga 31545Water will be provided. Meet in back room to left.
715-Jul Wesley Woods of Athens/Talmage Terrace8:30-9:00 AM9:00 AM12:00 PMnone801 riverhill Dr. Athens, GA 30606There will be drinks and some light refreshments
115-Jul Oakland Cemetery9:30 AM10:00 AM1:00 PMNone248 Oakland Ave. SW Atlanta, Ga. 30012Breakfast snacks and drinks provided/Lunch afterwards at local restaurant dutch treat
14 & 1522-Jul CDA Community Center    98 Grove Way Rosell GA 30075 
922-Jul First Baptist Church of Gray10:00am-Noon10:00 AM12:00 NoonNone134 West Clinton Street ;Gray, Georgia 31032Fellowship Hall NinaDurrett.Childs55@Gmail.com Division 9 Durrett Childs
322-Jul City Of Hope, Newnan, GA9:30 AM10:00 AM2:00 PMNone600 Celebrate Life Pkwy Newnan, GA 30265Coffee and light refreshements; stand by for details on plans for lunch (if any).
1612-Aug College Park Masonic Lodge9:00 AM - 9:45 Registration9:45 AM2:00 PM 1725 Virginia Avenue Atlanta, GA 30337 
212-Aug Griffin Kiwanis Center8:30-9:00 AM9:00 AM12:00 PMNone1025 South Hill Street, Griffin, GA 30224Coffee & donuts at 8:30. If attending from outside Div 2, please contact Wayne Johnson (770) 324-5892
612-Aug Washington Women's Club 9:00 AM12:00 PM 108 N. Alexander Avenue, Washington, GA 
1719-Aug Statesboro Kiwanis Community Building8:30 - 9:00 AM9:00 AM12:00 PMNone16942 HWY 67, Statesboro GA 30458 
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Kiwanis Gather-In

Posted by Neil Weathington
Georgia Division Twelve Kiwanis Presidents, Presidents-Elect, Secretaries, Treasurers, and other leaders are needed to attend the Division Twelve (C)lub (L)eadership (E)ducation Session in Carrollton on June 10, 2023.
Please plan to attend !  (Even Secretaries and officers  who feel like you are serving a lifetime appointment  should attend.)
 
Sign-in at the registration table at 9:00 - 9:30 AM
Leadership training begins at promptly 9:30 AM  (Please be early)
 
Neva Lomason Library
710 Rome Street
Carrollton GA  30117
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Martyna Griffin  -  Keep Carroll Beautiful

Posted on Jun. 09, 2023
Martyna Griffin is certainly doing her part in keeping America beautiful.  She is the Executive Director of the local organization called Keep Carroll Beautiful.
 
 
Martyna updated the Carrollton Kiwanis Club and answered questions on recycling and proper waste management.  The club met in the Carrollton Trojan Hall of Fame, and enjoyed a lunch catered by Billy Bobs Restaurant in Carrollton.
 
 
Photo:  Martyna Griffin and Johnny Tanner
 
 
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Herald's Report  June 9, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jun. 09, 2023
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 Guests June 9 2023
 
Guy Pope  -  Shane Davis, setting a good example for all of us, invited another prospective member, Captain Guy Pope of the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. Guy, married to Teresa, has served the county for 34 years.  When asked what it's been like to serve with Sheriff Langley for 34 years, I saw a tear of gratitude flowing down his left cheek.
 
 
 
Angie McDaniel -  Outstanding Kiwanian Paul McDaniel, brought precious wife Angie, who is also a Past President of our club and a great one at that.  Angie is a counselor at Temple High School.  They brought a wonderful photo of handsome son, Milo.  Paul said "I have a magnificent wife.  My body temperature goes up 20 degrees when I'm near her."  
 
 
 
 
Interclub -  We were graced with the presence of an interclub visit by two members of the White Oak Golden K of NewnanMike Jumda, who describes himself as an "Old Sergeant Major who served for 33 years in the Army" and Frank Kona West, originally from Hawaii, who served in the Navy in Vietnam, rescuing downed pilots in the ocean.  Frank moved from Wisconsin to Newnan 5 years ago and became a Kiwanian.  Hopefully, they will return for a visit.  They are a delight to meet.
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report June 9, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-06-09 04:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Jun. 06, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday,June 6, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sports Reporting

Dan Minish led the group of journalists in the program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, June 2, 2023 in the Carrollton Trojan Hall of Fame.
 
 
Photo:  Noah Schroyer, Bruce Guthrie, Tucker Cole, Dan Minish, and Kiwanis President Johnny Tanner.
 
 
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Dr. Randy Overbeck

Posted on May 26, 2023
Best selling Amazon, Kindle, and Barnes and Noble author Dr. Randy Overbeck spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, May 26, 2023 in the meeting room at the American Pie Pizzaria.  He did a program on ghost stories that he had researched in preparation for writing his novels.
 
 
photo:  Dr. Randy Overbeck and Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President-Elect
 
 
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Herald's Report  May 26, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on May 26, 2023
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 Guests May 26 2023
 
 
Jamie Bower  -  Lacey Robinson brought prospective members Jami Bower and Joe Cusick.  Jami, who has submitted her membership application, created and implemented the "Go West" marketing campaign at the University of West Georgia.  We loved her husband and fellow Kiwanian, the late Art Bower, and we're excited she plans to join our club! 
 
 
 
Joe Cusick, raised in Philadelphia and a Navy veteran, retired from the Health and Safety field.  He and wife Marilyn moved to Carrollton in 2016 to be near their one and only grandchild.  Joe has helped to raise funds for the Impact West Georgia shelter for the homeless.
 
 
 
Shane Davis invited prospective members:  Craig Dodson, Judge Michael Hubbard, and Jason Swindle.  Craig Dodson is a Major with the Carroll County Sheriff' Department and has served the community for 33 years.  Craig is from Villa Rica and married for 27 years to Pam Dodson.  He and Pam have four children.  Michael Hubbard, Carroll County State Court Judge, is a former Villa Rica Court judge.  Michael and his wife are raising two adoorable "weenie dogs."  Jason Swindle is a Carrollton attorney on Tanner Street who writes a column on legal issues for the Times-Georgian.
 
          
 
Rylee Edwards  -  Aleesha Edwards Williams brought daughter Rylee Edwards.  Rylee is a joy to meet.  She's a smart lover of science and is going into the fifth grade this Fall.
 
Nicholas MacLeish    Aleesha also invited prospective member Nicholas MacLeish, District Executive with the Atlanta Council, Boy Scouts of America.  Nicholas arrived in time to catch part of the program but, unfortunately, I did not get to introduce him.  I'll do him justice next time. 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report May 26, 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-05-26 04:00:00Z 0

Dr. Richard (Dick) Ingle - South India Christian Mission

Posted on May 19, 2023
India - Part II - May 19, 2023
 
Dr. Richard (Dick) Ingle completed part two of the talk on his last trip to India.   The lunch meeting was held at Suttons American Grill, at 477 Rome Street in Carrollton, Georgia.
 
 
 
Photo:  Mark Herring and Richard (Dick) Ingle
 
Background of SICM:  South India Christian Mission was started in 1994, initially as a personal and family "experiment" when its founder, Dr. Richard Ingle, decided to take a few young, dedicated Indian preachers under wing and encourage them in ministry.  The experiment proved hugely successful as evangelistic outreach in India, and later also in Sri Lanka, blossomed. 
 
 
 
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Pageant at Pine Knoll 

Posted on May 18, 2023
The real Scarlett O'Hara was crowned queen at the Pageant at Pine Knoll Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, May 18, 2023.  Carol Sander was awarded first runner-up and Pam Streetman was awarded second runner-up.  Members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club served as escorts for the evening.
 
 
Photo:  (seated:  Pam Streetman, Carol Sander, and Scarlet O'Hara.  Standing: Jo Lynn Graham, Activities Director and Troy Vollenweider, Kiwanis Master of Ceremonies.
 
 
Photo of Kiwanians:  Neil Weathington, Troy Vollenweider, Mark Herring, Dr. Luke Lipham, and Jim Carter.
 
 
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Pageant at Pine Knoll Nursing and Rehab

Posted on May 18, 2023
May 18, 2023
 
Members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club are needed to escort the pageant participants at Pine Knoll Nursing Home beginning at 6:00 PM Thursday evening.
 
Troy Vollenweider will serve as master of ceremonies.   He will direct questions to the contestants, and he will remember to hold the microphone so that the audience will be able to hear responses.  ( - :
 
The dresscode for men assisting in the project is "coat and tie."
 
 
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Luke and Blair Lipham - Travel to Europe 2023-05-12 04:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report  May 12, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on May 05, 2023
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 Guests May 12 2023
 
Jami Bower  -  Lacey Robinson invited Jami Bower to join us.  She is the widow of our beloved Kiwanian Art Bower.  Jami, who retired from UWG last year, created and implemented the popular "Go West" marketing program at UWG.  Jami described meeting and marrying Art as the greatest gift of her life, and a source of joy that remains with her now.
 
 
 
  Oak Mountain Academy  -  We were visited by a wonderful group from Oak Mountain Academy:  Sandra Porter, a person of many talents and a baker who treats grateful students to gourmet cookies; Michelle Alexander, Third Grade Teacher and Coordinator of the Oak Mountain Academy K-Kids; Karen Buchanan, Fifth Grade Teacher, ten years with OMA; Hanson Kaufman, OMA student who enjoys reading sports, and music; and Lily Grace Nelson, OMA student and archery enthusiast with a great sense of humor.  Hanson and Grace spoke to the club about OMA's fundraiser for Kiwanis International's Iodine Deficiency Program and presented our club with a check for $1,200 dollars!  We need Grace and Hanson in our club now! 
 
 
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 - 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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report  May 5, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on May 05, 2023
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 Guests May 5 2023
 
 
Service member Lieutenant Greg Holcomb and guest, Sergeant Corey Allen, both officers with the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, were recognized for serving with Jim Collins' crew cooking hamburgers for the Spring Fling gathering of senior citizens, an annual event coordinated by member Sandra Morris.
  Sergeant Corey Allen and wife Shannon have two children, Emma and Luke.  Emma, an excellent golfer, is a graduating senior at Carrollton High School.
   Circle K member, Timothy Van Johnson, Jr. and Tori Beil joined us to hear Brenda Sue Holcombe's singing troupe, Noteworthy, and a special performance by Blair Lipham, daughter of member Luke Lipham.  Timothy is a UWG graduating senior, Past President of Circle K, and a past Lieutenant Governor of the Metro Division.  Timothy expressed his gratitude for  being a part of the "Kiwanis family of awesome people" and for the support we've given to him and other rising leaders.  Tori, a junior and Circle K President, is a Business Management major with a minor in Public Administration. 
 
 
Photo:  Greg Holcomb, Sandra Morris, Corey Allen
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Noteworthy

Posted on May 05, 2023
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club was treated to a medley of love songs from the Noteworthy ensemble.
Many thanks go to the leader of the band, Brenda Sue Holcombe.
 
 
 
Photo:  Johnny Tanner and Brenda Sue Holcombe
 
 
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Spring Fling 2023

Posted on May 04, 2023
Over ~ 440 served !
 
See the Club Facebook Page for all the photos:
 
 
Thanks to all the volunteers.
 
True of False:  these three couldn't have done it without us ?
HA!
 
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Spring Fling Cookout for Seniors

Posted on May 04, 2023
All Hands on Deck !
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club is responsible for cooking hamburgers for the Spring Fling sponsored by the Counsel on the Aging.
 
Find us at the Trent T. North Gymnasium, near the big roll-up door.  Or, just follow the smoke ?
1201 Newnan Rd
Carrollton GA  30116
 
Arrive after 9:00 AM 
on Thursday, May 4, 2023  -  quote from Star Wars, "may the fourth be with you!"
 
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on May 02, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday, May 2, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
All members are invited, especially new members - should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Aktion Club

Who receives the larger blessing?  Carrollton Kiwanians or the special needs adults ?
 
BINGO !    Thanks to Dr. Jimmy Brock, Dr. Bob Myers, and Jim Carter.
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report  April 28, 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Apr. 28, 2023
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 Guests April 28 2023
 
 
 Interclub  -   We were honored with an interclub visit from the all-female membership Kiwanis Club of Coweta County.  It was our opportunity to meet four outstanding women dedicated to serving the children of Coweta County.  Their visit also was an opportunity for one of the members, Jane Duenckel, to visit with high school friend Randy Miller!  Joining us for lunch were: Jeri Burnette, retired school teacher with 43 years of teaching experience; Aline Archibald, retired from teaching after 33 years; Linda Dickerson, Club Past President and current Safety Coordinator and Fund-Raising Chair and a Registered Nurse who served others for 43 years; and Randy's friend, Jane Duenckel, retired teacher who thankfully made me behave during my introductions.
 
 
Photo:  L-R: Jane Duenckel, Randy Miller, Linda Dickerson, Aline Archibald, & Jeri Burnett….from Kiwanis Club of Coweta County.
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Dr. Richard (Dick) Ingle - South India Christian Mission

Posted on Apr. 28, 2023
Dr. Richard Ingle provided the program to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, April 28, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
South India Christian Mission was started in 1994, initially as a personal and family "experiment" when its founder, Dr. Richard Ingle, decided to take a few young, dedicated Indian preachers under wing and encourage them in ministry.  The experiment proved hugely successful as evangelistic outreach in India, and later also in Sri Lanka, blossomed. 
 
 
 
Photo:  Dr. Ingle and Johnny Tanner
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New Officers elected 2023-2024

Posted on Apr. 28, 2023
 
 
April 14:  The nominating committee chaired by Jim Collins presented the slate of nominees for the year 2023-2024 at the regular meeting on Friday, April 14, 2023.
Thanks to past-presidents who served on the nominating committee chaired by Jim Collins:  Clint Backstrom, Joe Bell, Bob Graf, Randy Miller, and Tim Warren.
 
Thanks to the following Servants :
Directors elected for term 2023-2025:  Jennifer McNiel, Lacey Robinson, and Travis Thomaston.
Directors to continue for term 2022-2024:  Dr. Jimmy Brock, Shane Davis, and Jared Griffis.
 
 Officers nominated for term 2023-2024:
 President Paul McDaniel, President-Elect Mark Herring, Vice-President Joey Key, and Past-President Johnny Tanner.
Secretary Jenny Ingram, Meeting Secretary Mike Spier, Treasurer Joe Tarshis, Foundation Treasurer Jim Carter.
 
April 21:  In the business session, the motion was passed to close the nominations.
 
April 28:  The Carrollton Kiwanis Club elected officers and directors for the year 2023-2024.
 
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Yujean Shin wins District Scholarship

Congratulations to Yujean Shin, Senior at Bremen High School, who (for the second year in a row) was awarded the fourth place scholarship in the Georgia District Music Showcase in Gainesville Georgia on Saturday, April 22, 2023.  She won first place in the local Carrollton Music Showcase in February, and represented our club at the State level.  She played Capriccio for Unaccompanied Clarinet in A by Heinrich Sutermeister.
 
 
Photo:  Charles Staples, Secretary of the Georgia District Kiwanis Foundation;  Georgia Kiwanis Governor Daryl Gumz;  and Yujean Shin.
 
ART:
No art submissions from Carrollton won scholarships in this year's District Show, however two pieces were awarded ribbons for honorable mention by grade level:  The mixed media work by Natalie Proksell, Senior at Central Carrollton, (success gained from the material acquisition from Nancy Dixon),  and the ceramic work by Itzel Trujillo, Senior at Villa Rica.
 
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Southwire's Twelve for Life

Joel Grubbs, Site Supervisor for Southwire's Twelve For Life facility at 390 Old Bremen Road, Carrollton; conducted a tour of the facility for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, April 21, 2023.
 
 
Photo:  Joel Grubbs and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President
 
 
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And the Nominations are :

Posted on Apr. 21, 2023
 
April 14:  The nominating committee chaired by Jim Collins presented the slate of nominees for the year 2023-2024 at the regular meeting on Friday, April 14, 2023.
Thanks to past-presidents who served on the nominating committee chaired by Jim Collins:  Clint Backstrom, Joe Bell, Bob Graf, Randy Miller, and Tim Warren.
 
Directors nominated for term 2023-2025:  Jennifer McNiel, Lacey Robinson, and Travis Thomaston.
Directors to continue for term 2022-2024:  Dr. Jimmy Brock, Shane Davis, and Jared Griffis.
 
 Officers nominated for term 2023-2024:
 President Paul McDaniel, President-Elect Mark Herring, Vice-President Joey Key, and Past-President Johnny Tanner.
Secretary Jenny Ingram, Meeting Secretary Mike Spier, Treasurer Joe Tarshis, Foundation Treasurer Jim Carter.
 
April 21:  In the business session, the motion was passed to close the nominations.
 
April 28:  The Carrollton Kiwanis Club will elect officers and directors for the year 2023-2024.
 
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Herald's Report  April 14, 2023

Posted on Apr. 14, 2023
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 Guests April 14 2023
 
  Joe Tarshis brought wife and community volunteer, Sue, to brighten up our meeting.  Sue, a mother of three talented and smart daughters, and the grandmother of two active boys, has been married to Joe for 47 years.  She is a founding, active member of West Georgia Unitarian Universalists and serves on the Board of Directors of Circles of West Georgia.  She is also a "Soup Wrangler" for Empty Bowls, contacting local restaurants to invite them to donate soup for the annual fundraiser for the Soup Kitchen.  Thanks, Sue, for all you do to help the community!
    Kathy Parsons, founder of the nonprofit Impact West Georgia, was inducted into the club. Sponsored by Lacey Robinson and Robert Graf, Kathy works with the homeless and less fortunate and with veterans and the disadvantaged.  Like the rest of us, she is committed to improving the community, one person at a time.
 
 
 
Photo:  Susan Tarshis and Dr. Fred Richards.
 
 
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 - 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.  ]
 
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Elayne Brown - Circles of West Georgia

Posted on Apr. 14, 2023
Elayne Brown spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room on Friday , April 14, 2023.  She is the local coordinator of Circles of West Georgia.
 
 
Photo:  Elayne Brown and Johnny Tanner
 
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New Member - Kathy Parsons

Posted on Apr. 14, 2023
Kathy Parsons was inducted into the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, April 14, 2023.   She is sponsored by Lacey Robinson, and Membership Chair Joey Key presented the Kiwanis pin and certificate.
 
 
Photo:  Joey Key, Johnny Tanner, Kathy Parsons, and Lacey Robinson.
 
 
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Good Friday Breakfast

Posted on Apr. 07, 2023
Keith Trollinger presented the Christian message at the Good Friday breakfast held at the Mustard Seed Cafe on April 7, 2023.
It was great that the Dawnbreakers again joined the annual celebration.
 
 
Photo:  Keith Trollinger,  Teaching and Young Adult Pastor at Southern Hills; the Church at City Station.
 
 
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Interclub at Fairfield

Thanks to the seven Kiwanians who represented Carrollton by attending the Interclub with the Kiwanis Club of Fairfield Plantation on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.
 
 
Photo with guest speaker Michelle Morgan:  (L to R) Randy Miller, Nancy Dixon, Jennifer McNiel, Kathy Parsons, Richard Dixon, Camellia Chandler, and Steve Fuller.
 
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Apr. 04, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday, April 4, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
Also, New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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InterClub at Fairfield Plantation

Pick a meeting:
Please contact Richard Dixon if you are interested in attending the Interclub at Fairfield Plantation on Tuesday (Apr 4 ) evening.  This is happening simultaneously, if not at the same time, as the board meeting.
 
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Herald's Report  March 24 2023

Posted on Mar. 24, 2023
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 Guests March 24 2023
 
We enjoyed another eventful gathering of the best civic club in Georgia!
 
   Opal Backstom  -  Dad Clint Backstrom and Grand Poppa Backstrom proudly showed off (daughter and granddaughter respectively) Opal Backstrom, who recently celebrated her first birthday.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We also celebrated the 93rd birthday of Ernest McClendon.  Attending with Ernest were wife Doris, daughter Rebecca, and granddaughter Samantha.  Rebecca, married with five children, was clearly happy getting to see her many friends in Carrollton.  Samantha, a high school senior, is an outstanding student who plays the trombone and guitar.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jim Watters, City Council member, joined us for lunch. Next to him was one of our favorite Golden K members, Bob Uglum, who visits on a regular basis.  Looks like he wants to also join our club!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Lynn Weathington  - Neil Weathington invited wife, Lynn, to share a lunch date.  Lynn is an author who recently published Summer Solstice, a contemporary re-telling of Jesus' parable of the prodigal.  Rebecca helped edit the book.
 
[  Neil's shameless advertisement:  Go to Amazon and order the book.  While supplies last.  HA!]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
Bobby Sanders  -  Jeremy Sabo brought prospective member Bobby Sanders.  A huge Georgia Bulldog fan, Bobby is a retired banker and alum of the University of West Georgia (then West Georgia College?).  Married to Carole, he's joyfully proud of his three amazing granddaughters.  He has a million dollar smile, suggesting he was born to be a member of our club!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Kathy Parsons, founder of Impact West Georgia, a non-profit serving the homeless and others in need in our community, has submitted her membership application.  On behalf of our club, President Johnny Tanner, along with members Lacey Robinson and Robert Graf, presented a check to Kathy to support her programs.
 
 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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David Brooks - City Manager of Carrollton Georgia

Posted on Mar. 24, 2023
David Brooks provided the program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, March 24, 2023 in Carrollton's Train Depot Warehouse.
Mr. Brooks is the City Manager of Carrollton Georgia, and he updated those in attendance of news and improvements that are taking place in the city.

Thanks to V.P. Mark Herring for booking the Depot as a meeting place, and for handling the meal orders from Honey Baked Ham.
 
 
Photo:  David Brooks and Johnny Tanner
 
 
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Kiwanis meeting at Carrollton's Train Depot

Posted on Mar. 24, 2023
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet at the Train Depot in Carrollton Georgia on Friday, March 24, 2023.
 
Check the bottom of this e-news to see if you ordered lunch .
 
 
 
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New Member Training

Posted on Mar. 23, 2023
March 23, 2023
Ryan Phillips and Aleesha Williams attended Kiwanis new member orientation at the office of Joey Key, Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
 
 
Photo:  Ryan Phillips, Joey Key, and Alesha Williams
 
 
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New Member Kiwanis Training

Posted on Mar. 23, 2023
New Kiwanis members are invited to the training lunch at the Office of Joey Key, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
105 Somerset Pl STE A
Carrollton GA  30116
 
at noon on Thursday, March 23, 2023.
RSVP (678) 890-1067 for lunch confirmation.
 
 
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (March  10)

Posted by Jim Carter on Mar. 18, 2023
 
 
 
Randy Miller looked for the Joker.
41 cards remain, and the pot climbs to $403 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report  March 17 2023

Posted on Mar. 17, 2023
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Guests March 17 2023
 
Jason Bretch  -  Will Ozier brought prospective member Jason Bretch, Training Coordinator at Magna International in Carrollton.  Jason and his wife Allison have a son named Knox.
 
Latha Narayan  -  Lt. Governor of Georgia Division 12 -  Latha visited from the Fairfield Club.
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (March  17)

Posted by Jim Carter on Mar. 17, 2023
 
 
Randy Miller looked for the Joker.
41 cards remain, and the pot climbs to $403 
 
 
 
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Woody Fest 2023

Posted by Louise Reeves on Mar. 17, 2023
[ With apologies - this story was copied from the same party one year ago, and one reference to "Thursday" lingered; in error.   
This year, 2023, March 17 occurs on Friday !]
Sorry, I was tired having just returned from England to help move the Stonehenge stones to reflect daylight saving time.  Whew !
 
 
Open Bar - Open Menu
(On the House - Courtesy of Dr. Bob's Estate)
 
3 - 6 PM (EDT)
St. Patrick's Day (Friday, March 17, 2023)
Irish Pub on Adamson Square
210 Adamson Square
Carrollton GA  30117
 
Carrollton Kiwanis Members are invited to what has become an annual celebration in Carrollton, Georgia.
In memory of Dr. Bob Reeves, plan on visiting the upstairs area of the Irish Pub on Adamson Square in Carrollton Georgia  from 3 to 6 PM (EDT) on St. Patrick's Day; March 17, 2023.
 
photo:  Louise Reeves and Dr. Bob (Woody) Reeves
 
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Herald's Report  March 10 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Mar. 10, 2023
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Guests March 10 2023
 
 
Kathy Parsons  -  Lacey Robinson invited prospective member Kathy Parsons, who earlier this year gave an impressive program on Impact West Georgia - a faith-based non-profit serving the homeless and veterans.  Kathy holds a BA in Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Studies.  She is also a Certified Minister of Missions.  In 2022, Kathy created an Emergency Community Shelter operating out of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church.  She has served the community for 20 years.
 
 
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 - 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.  ]
 
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Dr. Tom Peterson - SPARK

Posted on Mar. 10, 2023
Dr. Tom Peterson spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, March 10, 2023, in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He introduced other speakers influenced by the SPARK program, where college students meet with and help at- risk traumatized students in a special mentoring program.  Jo O'Donell and Trent Lee gave testimonials of the success in their lives from the relationships enjoyed in the SPARK Program.
 
 
Judge Tom Parmer, Dr. Peterson, Paul McDaniel (Kiwanis President-Elect), Jo O'Donnell, and Trent Lee
 
 
 
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Mar. 07, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday, March 7, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
Also, New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fundraiser for Bryce McNiel

Posted on Mar. 03, 2023
Anyone wishing to assist Bryce McNiel, pancake volunteer extraordinare, in his quest to attend summer camp, may purchase "ten dollar camp cards" .  Make checks payable to mom; Jennifer McNiel.  This opportunity is available on Friday, March 17, 2023 and in the weeks following. 
 
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Shane Davis

Posted on Mar. 03, 2023
Bail Bondsman Shane Davis provided the program to his Kiwanis Club on Friday, March 3, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard dining room.  
 
Part of his life history sounded like he learned about bail bonds by needing a few in the past ?
 
 
Photo:  Shane Davis and Johnny Tanner
 
 
 
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I Can Read!  I Know I Can!

Service Project:  Friday, March 3, at an elementary school near you.
All Hands on Deck !
Members of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will read in elementary schools in and surrounding Carrollton. 
This service project is done of memory of Theodor Geisel, A.K.A. Dr. Seuss, who was born on March 2, 1904.
 
Second grade students will receive books labeled in memory of Carrollton Kiwanians Harris Johnson and Stuart Yahm.
 
 
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Tyler Duffey - Trikes for Tykes

Tyler Duffey provided the program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 24, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He is promoting a fundraiser benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.   As a child, Tyler was diagnosed with leukemia, and was treated with bone marrow transplant.   His dream is that this fundraiser will help the hospital that began helping him.
 
 
 
 
Photo:  Tyler Duffey and Johnny Tanner
 
 
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Fifty - Fifty Raffle (Feb 24)

Posted by Jim Carter on Feb. 24, 2023
Professor Bob Myers shreds the two of hearts.
44 cards remain in the deck, and $314 are in the pot.  
 
 
 
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Melinda Hofius and Abby House

Melinda Hofius,  Dean of Students at West Georgia Technical College,  provided a program of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 17, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  She first updated the club on recent improvements at WGTC, then introduced medical laboratory technology student Abby House, who spoke of her experiences as a Lab Tech student.
 
Melinda Hofius, Abby House, and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President
 
 
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Herald's Report  February  10 & 17 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Feb. 17, 2023
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Guests February 17 2023
 
Mike Limerick  -  Joe Tarshis brought prospective member and uncanny look-alike, Mike Limerick.  Surely a DNA test could reveal that they are closely related.  Mike and wife, Debbie, recently moved to Carrollton.  He's a retired health administrator.  He met and married Debbie when he worked at Tanner Hospital 40 years ago.  Welcome back, Mike, and make your return really rewarding by joining our club!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Susan Berry  -    Milton Berry invited wife and best friend, Susan, to share a romantic lunch date.  Sitting closely together, they were all smiles celebrating the arrival of their ninth grandchild.  Congratulations!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dewey Smith - "Mr. Kiwanis" visited the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 17, 2023.   The meeting was right on his way from Albany Georgia to visit Oziers for Kiwanis apparel.  Dewey Smith was Governor of the Georgia District of KI in 2007, and has just recently completed a term as Trustee for Kiwanis International.  And he bought the last blue blazer from Bremen with Kiwanis inner-lining !  And he drives a vehicle with Georgia License Tag # KIWANIS.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meet the Press:  Dan Minish and Noah Schroyer,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
February 10 2023
 
 
Bryce McNiel - Jennifer McNeil brought son Bryce McNieil.  A fifth grader at Carrollton Middle School, Bryce plays the trombone in the band and has recently moved from the Cub Scouts to the Boy Scouts.  Bryce's commitment to serving others is an inspiration for all of us.  He has volunteered to work at the concession stand during football season and will also be seen helping at the Pancake Breakfast!  I'm ready to sponsor him as a member of the club! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 - 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.  ]
 
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Program Change for February 17 2023

The Carrollton High School vocal group is unable to provide the program on Friday.
 
Instead, the program will be presented by Melinda Hofius, Dean of Students at West Georgia Technical College.
 
The meeting will be in the Hubbard Dining Room.
 
 
 
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Here we grow again !

Posted on Feb. 10, 2023
Two new members were inducted into the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 10, 2023
 
Troy Vollenweider, from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Office, is sponsored into the Carrollton Kiwanis Club by Johnny Tanner, Will Ozier, and Jeremy Sabo.   Membership Chair Joey Key presented pin, badge, and certificate.  Troy completed the service project requirement by serving as Fred's understudy as Music Showcase Master of Ceremonies.
 
 
Aleesha Williams, Scout (Indian Springs) District Executive; BSA.  Aleesha is sponsored into the Carrollton Kiwanis Club by previous Scout Exec and Past Kiwanis Governor of Georgia, Richard Dixon.  Membership Chair Joey Key presented the pin, badge, and certificate.
 
 
 
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Kim Jones - Community Foundation of West Georgia

Posted on Feb. 10, 2023
Kim Jones, President of the Community Foundation of West Georgia, spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 10, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  She talked of strategies for improving the efficiency for helping citizens in need.
 
 
photo:  Kim Jones and Johnny Tanner
 
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Feb. 07, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday, February 7, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
Also, New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Board Meeting: Officers and Directors Johnny Tanner 2023-02-07 05:00:00Z 0

Art Winners 2023

Posted by Neil Weathington on Feb. 05, 2023
Art Winners !
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club Foundation presented fifteen hundred dollars in scholarships to students who submitted art in the juried art show.  Presentations were made on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at Carrollton's Center for the Arts.
 
Nat Proksell, senior at Central Carroll, won Best in Show and a five hundred dollar scholarship for Growth and Decay.
 
 
photo:  (l to r)  Cecilie Redding, Visual Arts Technical Assistant;  Marcella Kuykendall, Visual Arts Coordinator, and Nat Proksell, seniour, Central Caroll High School.
 
 
 
 
Art Winners 2023 Neil Weathington 2023-02-05 05:00:00Z 0

Art & Music Showcase

Posted by Neil Weathington on Feb. 05, 2023
Music Winners !
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club Foundation awarded $ 1,500 in scholarships to competitors in the juried music showcase on Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Carrollton's Center for the Arts.
 
 
Photo:  (L to R)   Neil Weathington, Showcase Chair; Johnny Tanner, President; Yujean Shin, First Place; Skyler Elizabeth Hurley, Second Place; Eden Geise, Third Place, Emily Grace Hicks, Fourth Place; Madison Gail Brown, Honorable Mention; Tai Benjamin Jackson, Fifth Place; and Troy Vollenweider, Master of Ceremonies.
 
In the juried music showcase, Yujean Shin was awarded first place and a five hundred dollar scholarship for her clarinet performance of Capriccio for Unaccompanied Clarinet in A by Heinrich Sutermeister.  Yujean is a senior at Bremen High School.
 
Skylar Elizabeth Hundley was awarded second place and a four hundred dollar scholarship for her vocal performance of Un moto di gioia, K. 579, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Skylar is a senior at Carrollton High School.
 
Eden Geise was awarded third place and a three hundred dollar scholarship for her piano performance of Winter by Antonio Vivaldi.  Eden is a junior at Pleasent Hill Academy.
 
Emily Grace Hicks was awarded fourth place and a two hundred dollar scholarship for her flute performance of Romance by Georges Brun, Op. 41.  Emily is a sophomore at Carrollton High School.
 
Tai Benjamin Jackson was awarded fifth place and a one hundred dollar scholarship for his vocal performance of Amarilla mia bella by Giullo Caccini.  Tai is a senior at Carrollton High School. 
 
Madison Gail Brown was recognized as honorable mention for her vocal performance of Nel cor piu non mi sento, arranged by Giovanni Paisello.  Madison is a senior at Carrollton High School.
 
 
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Art &amp; Music Showcase Neil Weathington 2023-02-05 05:00:00Z 0

Dan Minish

Posted on Feb. 03, 2023
Dan Minish provided the program to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, February 3, 2023 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He said that the last time he spoke to the club, it was to introduce the guest speaker; Charlie Grisham, a few decades ago at a meeting in Sunset Hills Country Clubhouse.   Dan told the story of how sports reporting brought and kept him in Carrollton - now at the Times-Georgian.
 
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Herald's Report  February 3 2023

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Feb. 03, 2023
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for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests February 3 2023
 
 
Aleesha Williams  - Past Georgia District Governor, Richard Dixon, has done it again!
He's sponsoring still another outstanding prospective member.
Her name is Aleesha Williams and she has a spirit and smile
that can light up the world - and, for sure, a Kiwanis meeting.
Aleesha is District Executive of the Boy Scouts of America -
Indian Springs. She and husband Tommy Williams have three 
children.  She's submitted her membership application.  Aleesha
is a joy to meet, so make sure you say hello!  
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report February 3 2023 Dr. Fred Richards 2023-02-03 05:00:00Z 0

Division 12 Governor's Rallly 

Posted by Latha Narayam on Jan. 30, 2023
You are invited to attend the Division 12 Governor's Rally.
Please let Jenny Ingram know if you are interested in attending.
 
 
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Division 12 Governor's Rallly Latha Narayam 2023-01-30 05:00:00Z 0

Eddie Duffey - City Station Fitness

Eddie Duffey returned to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, January 27, 2023 , and provided the program in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
 
Photo:  Eddie Duffey and Johnny Tanner.
 
 
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Eddie Duffey - City Station Fitness 2023-01-27 05:00:00Z 0

Fifty - Fifty Raffle

Posted by Jim Carter on Jan. 27, 2023
 Clint Backstrom happily retires a card.
 $177 are in the pot, and 48 cards remain in the deck.
 
 
 
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Memorial Service for Stuart Yahm ( 1933  - 2023)

Posted on Jan. 21, 2023
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Herald's Report  January 27 2022

Posted by Neil Weathington on Jan. 20, 2023
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests January 27 2023
 
 
Troy Vollenweider; of the Georgia Small Business Development Center, has submitted his application for membership.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Return of Dr. Richards !!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 27 2022 Neil Weathington 2023-01-20 05:00:00Z 0

Sara Claudia Ministries

 
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.
 
 
 
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Herald's Report  January 20 2022

Posted by Neil Weathington on Jan. 20, 2023
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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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 20 2022 Neil Weathington 2023-01-20 05:00:00Z 0

Herald's Report  January 13 2022

Posted by Neil Weathington on Jan. 13, 2023
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests  Friday the 13th, January 2023
 
Fran Robinson  -  Lacey brought his wife to hear Kathy Parsons' program .
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dan Minish and Bruce Guthrie  -  We enjoy the visits from the reporter and 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report January 13 2022 Neil Weathington 2023-01-13 05:00:00Z 0

Showcase Sponsors

Posted by Neil Weathingotn
Please notify Jim Carter or Neil Weathington if you prefer to be billed:
 
Yes, ________________________________will
Sponsor the Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase  !
 
Box
Sponsor Level    
Amount
ÿ
Producer
$500.00
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Award
$250.00
ÿ
Program
$100.00
ÿ
Club
$50.00
ÿ
Benefactor
$25.00
 
Return Completed Form with Check by February 3, 2023
Please Make Check Payable to: 
Carrollton Kiwanis Club Foundation
PO Box 976
Carrollton GA  30112
Showcase Sponsors Neil Weathingotn 2023-01-10 05:00:00Z 0

Ryan Phillips

Posted on Jan. 06, 2023
 
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.
 
 
 
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Mitch Clifton honored

Posted on Jan. 03, 2023
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.

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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Jan. 03, 2023
 
(First) Tuesday, January 3, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
Also, New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Board Meeting: Officers and Directors Johnny Tanner 2023-01-03 05:00:00Z 0

Talented High School Musicians

Posted by Neil Weathington on Jan. 02, 2023
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.
 
Talented High School Musicians Neil Weathington 2023-01-02 05:00:00Z 0

How to view photos

Posted by Neil Weathington on Dec. 22, 2022
The public may view photos that are displayed in the photo journals list at the top right of the website:
No login required.   Go to carrolltonkiwanisclub.org
Once you select a photo journal, you may click "start slideshow" to view carousel at four second intervals,
-or- click on individual photos to advance at your own pace.  (see arrows to the right or left of each frame)
 
Also, the carousel of the Christmas Dinner 2022 is now showing at the footer of the website.
 
For members,
login to the website and select "member area". (just to the right of your name)
Scroll down and select Photo Journals (from 2007 to present) in the lower right hand corner of member area.
-or- select image library for all photos saved on ClubRunner from 2007.
 
Enjoy !  See recent photo journals.
 
 
 
 
How to view photos Neil Weathington 2022-12-22 05:00:00Z 0

Fifty - Fifty Raffle - Starting Over with 53 Cards

Posted by Neil Weathington on Dec. 16, 2022
 
No luck for Jim Carter.  As Richard Dixon took his winning from the raffle pot, Jim had the worst of odds drawing from a new deck with 53 cards including only one Joker.
 
Fifty Two Cards remain for the next drawing in January.
 
Cumulative total is only what Joe collected Friday, less the $10 paid out to the weekly raffle reporter.
 
Unconfirmed; $ 33 - $ 10 = $ 23 waiting on next winner.
 
 
Fifty - Fifty Raffle - Starting Over with 53 Cards Neil Weathington 2022-12-16 05:00:00Z 0

RSVP Requests

Posted by Neil Weathington on Dec. 13, 2022
Member registrations for meals at the Friday, December 16 meeting,
and the Tuesday, December 20, Christmas Party,
are confirmed at the footer of this e-news,
 
Thanks for your cooperation.
 
Contact Neil if you have any questions.
 
 
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RSVP Requests Neil Weathington 2022-12-13 05:00:00Z 0

CHS Jazz Band

The Carrollton High School Jazz Band provided a lively program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, December 9, 2022, upstairs in the Dine West (Z6) building.
 
 
photo:  Chris Carr, band director;  Dr. Ernest McClendon, former band director / principal;  and Dr. Mark Albertus, Superintendent of Carrollton City Schools.
 
 
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Friends of Bing Crosby

Posted by Jeremy Sabo on Dec. 05, 2022
Hello Friends of BING CROSBY:
 
I wanted to personally invite you to our second Carrollton stop on our Bing Crosby tour.  I believe each of you were able to see the show a few years back, and we would LOVE to see you again on Sunday, December 11 at 2:30 pm, at the Center for the Arts (right off the square).  You're welcome to click the link below or call the box office at 770-838-1083.
 
 
Have a Merry Christmas!
 
Truly,
 
Taylor Buice
BUICEntennial Productions, LLC
Wallace Buice Theatre Company, INC
917-428-5916
 
Friends of Bing Crosby Jeremy Sabo 2022-12-05 05:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Dec. 05, 2022
 
(First) Tuesday, December 5, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the;
 
Neva Lomason Library.
710 Rome St
Carrollton GA 30117
 
 
Also, New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Board Meeting: Officers and Directors Johnny Tanner 2022-12-05 05:00:00Z 0
Battling Food Insecurity Jenny Ingram 2022-12-05 05:00:00Z 0

Two RSVP messages sent

Posted by Neil Weathington on Nov. 30, 2022
If you wish to attend, please respond positively to one (or two) of the recent RSVP messages that were send on November 29:
There is no need to respond if you will not attend .  We only need a positive count.
 
First, we have to order individual meals for the Friday meeting on December 16, 2022.
$ 16.00 per meal.
No tickey - no laundry.  At presstime - there are currently only fourteen members and two guests with confirmed registrations.
Contact Neil if you need help with this.  See botttomof this e-news for confirmation.
Music Program
 
The second request:   we have to order individual meals for the Kiwanis Christmas Dinner at The Venue on Cedar Street.
December 20, 2022.
Members__ $ 16.00
Guests____ $ 42.00
At presstime, there are currently only twelve members and ten guests with confirmed registrations for the Christmas party.
Contact Neil if you need help with this.  See bottom of this e-news for confirmation.
 
Please respond to the corresponding e-mail(s) sent on the evening of November 29, 2022.
If you think that you registered, but failed to receive a confirmation number (or e-mail), please contact neil_weathington@bellsouth,net  for assistance
 
Santa is not the only one making a list and checking it twice !
 
Thanks !
 
 
 
Two RSVP messages sent Neil Weathington 2022-11-30 05:00:00Z 0

November Milestones 2022

Posted on Nov. 22, 2022
 November BirthdaysNovember Anniversaries
  
01   Sue Horn 
02   Matt Clay02   Mel & David Lambert
08   Mitch Backstrom11   Shane & Kim Davis
09   Adrian Nunn12    Randy & Jane Miller
19   Robert Duffee 
20   Mark Herring 
  
  
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Metro Atlanta Founders Day

The Carrollton Kiwanis Club is proud to have sponsored in November 1979 the new club known as the Metro Atlanta Kiwanis Club.  
 
Three members of the Metro Atlanta Club have served as District Governor.  
Many other members of the Metro Atlanta Club have served in other District-wide roles.
 
 
Governors attending Founders Day 2022:  Charles Hood, Lillie Robbins, Dewey Smith, George Elkins, Katrina Baranko, Bill Lieber, and John Holley.
 
 
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Kiwanis Drive-thru Pancake Breakfast

Kiwanis Drive-Thru Pancake Breakfast
Saturday , November 19, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
 
$ 10.00
 
Location:
Carroll County College and Career Academy North Campus
604 Wall St
Villa Rica GA  30180
 
For more information contact:
VR-Temple Kiwanis
770-832-3404
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Dr. Tressa Kelly -  UWG First Lady

Posted on Nov. 18, 2022
Dr Tressa Kelly provided the program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, November 18, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
She detailed the honors in serving "First Lady" of the University, and spoke of the reading program featuring "Wolfie" book, and a new book commissioned on the history of the Kennedy Chapel on the campus of UWG.
 
Photo:  Dr. Tressa Kelly and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President
 
 
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Herald's Report November 18

Posted by Tim Warren on Nov. 18, 2022
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Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests  November 18, 2022
 
Kiwanian Tim Warren served as substitute Herald as Fred is recovering from surgery at Northside Hospital.  Get Well Fred  !!!
 
Casey King  -   Bob Uglum brought guest Casey King, an insurance agent with Great Southern Agency.  Casey moved to Carrollton two years ago from Greenville Georgia.
 
 
 
 
 
Elizabeth Herrin  -   Elizabeth is married to Stuart Herrin.  She graduated from Bremen High School in 2012 and earned two undergraduate degrees and one Masters degree from UWG.  Elizabeth has worked in UWG Athletics for four years and she is Mitch Gray’s daughter.
 
 
 
 
 
Rhonda Bush  -  Rhonda has served as head tennis coach at UWG for the past three seasons.  She graduated from West Georgia College in 1991 with a degree In Finance.  She has lived in Carroll County since 1998 with husband Jeff Bush and twin boys Andrew and Bryan  Rhonda retired after twenty-nine years as a flight attendant with Delta Airlines.
 
 
 
Chris Mishler  -  Mrs. Mishler, visiting from Chesaning Michigan,  is the mother of Tressa Kelly.
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Waddell  -  Georgia is the Circle-K President at UWG.
 
 
 
Timothy VanJohnson Jr – Timothy is the Circle-K Lieutenant Governor.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Noah Brewer, Key Club Advisor at Carrollton High School, brought several Key Club Leaders:
Emma McBride,  Gunter Hamrick, James Noon, Mark Zimmer – Key Club Co-President, Isabelle Keller -Key Club V.P, and Sydney Cumby – Key Club Co-President.
Photographed (not in the order listed) with Jennifer McNiel, Key Club Liason
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report November 18 Tim Warren 2022-11-18 05:00:00Z 0

Scott McBride

Posted by Neil Weathington on Nov. 11, 2022
Look who I ran into:
 
Dr. M. Scott McBride, former UWG Band Director (1994 - 2002) and Carrollton Kiwanian, now retired from Penn State Dubois, was included in the Sudler Trophy Presentation to the Marching Southerners in Jacksonville Alabama as one of the past band directors during the weekend of Friday, November 11 and Saturday November 12, 2022.  Dr. McBride was the first Kiwanis Chairman of the local Carrollton Art and Music Showcase.
 
     
 
photo:  M. Scott McBride and Neil Weathington, JSU Push-out      *      Sudler Trophy Presentation:  McBride fifth from the left.  Clint Gillespie, Central Carroll grad,  is JSU Percussion Instructor and sixth from the left.
 
 
 
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Herald's Report November 11

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Nov. 11, 2022
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests  November 11, 2022
 
Kiwanian Tim Warren served as substitute Herald as Fred underwent surgery at Northside Hospital.  Get Well Fred  !!!
 
 
Troy Vollenweider  - W. Troy Vollenweider joined the UGA SBDC at the University of West Georgia in January 2022.
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report November 11 Dr. Fred Richards 2022-11-11 05:00:00Z 0

Judge Tom Parmer

Juvenile Court Judge Tom Parmer spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, November 11, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
Photo:  Judge Tom Parmer and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President
 
 
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Battling Food Insecurity

[Hi All,

We've collected around $900 towards the food gift cards for the benefit of Central and Carrollton High Schools.
 
We'll continue to collect through December 2nd. If members are unable to attend the next meeting and give cash, they can be billed (please let us know an amount) or use the club venmo account. Contact Clint cbackstr@westga.edu or Jenny jingram@westga.edu 
 

Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away. We would like to invite Kiwanians to think ahead to the upcoming Christmas break for our Carroll County and City Schools. Some of you may know that our county has a very high number of families without the funds to provide enough food for their families. When school is in session, many families are blessed to know their children will have enough healthy food for breakfast & lunch thanks to the free and reduced lunch programs. However, when longer breaks occur families often do not have the means to provide healthy meals or meals at all.

 

Kiwanis wants to be part of the solution as we’ve done for the last several years. We are asking for donations of $10 gift cards or cash that will be turned into gift cards to local fast food restaurants such as McDonalds, Taco Bell, Chick-Fil-A and other such restaurants. We can also add an amount to your quarterly bill if you don’t have cash with you or will miss the meeting on Friday. These donations will then be disbursed to students via their guidance counselor’s office. We will be sponsoring Central & Carrollton High Schools in December.

 

Please donate all funds, gift cards or pledges to Clint Backstrom or Jenny Ingram no later than December 2nd. Contact info is below if you have any questions.

 

Thank you all for your giving hearts!

Clint & Jenny

cbackstr@westga.edu

jingram@westga.edu

Battling Food Insecurity Jenny Ingram 2022-11-07 05:00:00Z 0

Travis Thomaston -CJHS

[Editor's note:  please forgive the editorializing, but Friday's program was one of the most inspiring programs that I have ever attended.  Carrollton is very fortunate to have Travis Thomaston and Katie Holley at the helm of the Carrollton Junior High "ship"  !]
 
Travis Thomaston spoke to his Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, November 4, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He spoke of strategies for leading the students to success.
 
 
Photo:  Travis Thomaston and Johnny Tanner
 
 
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Herald's Report November 4

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Nov. 04, 2022
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests  November 4, 2022
 
Erin Waters  -  We enjoyed and excellent program by Kiwanian Travis Thomaston, principal of Carrollton Junior High.  We were joined by prospective member Erin Waters, Manager of Wise Crack Chiropractic.  Sponsored by Jenny Ingram, Erin is a Carrollton native, Central High School graduate (where she was the band drum major), and a business major graduate of Georgia State University.  She loves dogs and is a person who "plans well and gets things done."  Despite my introduction, she promises to return! 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report November 4 Dr. Fred Richards 2022-11-04 04:00:00Z 0

Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Nov. 01, 2022
(First) Tuesday, November 1, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the Tracy Stallings Community Center.
Enter the building through the front door.
 
New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Board Meeting: Officers and Directors Johnny Tanner 2022-11-01 04:00:00Z 0

Blair Lipham

Note from Blair Lipham:
 
I'm going to be singing in on November 12th so please include this in the Kiwanis bulletin. It's a fundraising concert that supports one high school senior going into the arts in college. I've attached the flyer to this email.
 
Tickets are purchased here: https://yourfavorites.eventbrite.com
 
Thanks in advance for your help spreading the word!
 
Best, 
Blair Lipham
 
 
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Herald's Report October 28

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Oct. 28, 2022
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Let the visitor beware -
for Dr. Fred Richards
Introduces guests

with a FLARE !!!

 

 

 

Guests  October 28, 2022
 
Chris Stallings  -  We were visited by an outstanding contingent of First Responders who joined us to hear an excellent program presented by Lt. Col. Stephanie Stallings, the highest ranking female in the Georgia State Patrol.  Accompanying her was  Lt. Col. Stallings' husband, Chris, Director of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. 
 
Jay Trawick - Also joining us were Sergeant Jay Trawick with the Georgia State Patrol (invited by our President Johnny Tanner);
 
Sergeant Rob Holloway with the Carrollton Police Department, who received a standing ovation for his heroism;
 
Lt. Greg Falls, Carrollton Police Department, assigned to the Mobile Crisis Unit;
 
Fire Chief Allen English, 27 years with the Carrollton Fire Department;
 
Bill Lambert,Deputy Fire Chief and 25-year veteran with the Carrollton Fire Department;
 
Fire Chief Chuck Barnell of the Carroll County Fire Rescue. 
 
Finally, Bob Uglum, a former President of both our Club and the Golden K Kiwanis Club, dropped by to share time with the best civic club in the state of Georgia. 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report October 28 Dr. Fred Richards 2022-10-28 04:00:00Z 0

Lt. Col. Stephanie Stallings - GSP

 
Honoring First Responders - October 28, 2022
 
Lt. Colonel Stephanie L Stallings spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, October 28, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
Lt. Colonel Stephanie L. Stallings is responsible for the Office of Public Safety Support. She oversees Public Safety Support, PEER Support, and the department chaplains.
 
 
 
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Cecil Duffee (1924- 2022) Golden-K Kiwanis

photo:  Cecil Duffee (1924-1922),  JW Daniel ( 1929-2022) , and Ken Kagiyama.
 
 
 
The wonderful life of Cecil Gravlee Duffee, Jr came to a close on October 26, 2022, at the age of 98. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on July 10, 1924.
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Koncessions

Posted by Mark Herring on Oct. 24, 2022
 
Thanks to  all the GREAT volunteers - the few - the proud - who operated the Koncessions.
 (The next and Last home game will be on Saturday, October 29nd. )
 
 
Home Games:
 
 
Sat, Oct 29
vsShorterShorter
 
 
   Let's finish the year, like we started;  STRONG !  Let's help Captain Jennifer McNiel show UWG what the Carrollton Kiwanis club is made of:  Kiwanians that serve with a Capital "S"  !!
 
- Thanks,   Mark
 
 
 
 
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Fall Training

Posted by Latha Narayam on Oct. 22, 2022
The Fall training for Kiwanis Club leaders is scheduled for Saturday October 22nd at Jackson County High School near Braselton, GA. ( day trip)
 
The schedule and courses are still being finalized but I got a tentative schedule from David Simmons, current Vice Governor.
 
The deadline to register is October 14 th. It is online registration only.
 
  1. go to               https://www.georgiakiwanis.com/
  2. click on  Events tab
  3. In the drop down menu select Fall Training
  4. Fill up the registration form and pay the $40 registration fee ( which includes lunch)
  5. There is information on Time and location of training
I am attaching the tentative schedule. The classes above the gray line are confirmed.
Hope your club will have a representation.
 
Thanks
Latha Narayan
Lt. Governor Division 12
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William J "Joey" Smith

 
Joey Smith spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, October 21, 2022, in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He provided a preview of the upcoming Economics Forecast Breakfast which will be held in the UWG Campus Ballroom on November 1.
William J. "Joey" Smith is a professor of Economics, the David A. Johnson Distinguished Scholar, and Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of West Georgia.
 
 
Photo:  Joey Smith, UWG Economics Chair,  and Paul McDaniel, Kiwanis President-Elect
 
 
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Herald's Report October 21

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Oct. 21, 2022
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Guests  October 21, 2022
 
Blake Wingo  -  Past President Clint Backstrom invited prospective member Blake Wingo.  Blake, a 2020 graduate of UWG, is currently enrolled in the graduate school.  A resident of Bowdon, Blake serves as the UWG Coordinator of the Title Nine Program.
 
 
 
Casey King  -  Golden K member, Bob Uglum, joined us for lunch and even brought us a prospective member, Casey King.  Originally from Greenville, GA, Casey is an insurance agent with Great Southern Agency in Carrollton, GA.  Casey was inquiring about an outstanding civic club and Bob told her "You can't do better than the Carrollton Kiwanis Club."  Keep up the great work, Bob!
 
 
 
Georgia Waddell, a Junior UWG Biology Major and President of Circle K, shared lunch with us.  She enjoys visiting our club and we enjoy her company as well.
 
 
 
 
Jackie McGuinn  -  Past President, Dale Williams, brought prospective member Jackie McGuinn.  Jackie has lived in the West Georgia area for the last 20 years while employed at Southwire and is now with Care Track.  She loves travelling and cooking.
 
-  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.  ]
 
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Carrollton Georgia Celebrating Seventy-Five Years of Kiwanis

Thursday, October 13, 2022
The Carrollton Kiwanis Club celebrated its seventy-fifth anniversary with a dinner at Tano Phommasith's Venue on Cedar Street in Carrollton Georgia.   The Carrollton Kiwanis Club was sponsored by the Newnan Kiwanis Club and chartered on October 23, 1947. 
 
The President-Elect of Kiwanis International (2022-2023), Katrina Baranko, visited as special guest to deliver the keynote address and assisted the Kiwanis Governor of the Georgia District, Darryl Gumz, in celebrating the success of the club. 
 
         
 
photos:  Dr. Fred Richards, Carrollton Kiwanis Herald, greets Katrina Baranko;   Georgia Kiwanis Governor Darryl Gumz presents framed certificate to Club President Johnny Tanner.
 
 
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Herald's Report October 7 2022

Posted on Oct. 07, 2022
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Guests  October 7, 2022
 
 
Allison Tanner  -  Today's meeting was special.  The gavel of the Presidency was placed in the capable hands of our new President, Johnny Tanner.  Also present was First Lady and wife Alison Tanner, lighting up the room with her smile and colorful attire.  Alison is an outstanding teacher, now close to retiring.  Born and raised in Montana, she and Johnny have three children.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report October 7

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Oct. 07, 2022
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Guests  October 7, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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 Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Johnny Tanner on Oct. 04, 2022
(First) Tuesday, October 4, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the Tracy Stallings Community Center.
Enter the building through the front door.
 
New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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UWG CKI donation drive for Florida flood victims

Posted by Georgia Waddell on Oct. 03, 2022
The UWG CKI group will be  collecting donations such as toiletries, cleaning supplies, formula, diapers (elder and infant), and non perishable goods. These donations can be collected and brought to our GBM on Monday, October 10th 6pm in the Campus Center room 303. 
 
Thanks,
Georgia Waddell
georgiawaddell101@gmail.com
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Officers 2022 - 2023

Posted on Oct. 01, 2022
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Past-President Dale Williams  *  President Johnny Tanner  *  President-Elect Paul McDaniel  *  Vice-President Mark Herring
Secretary Jenny Ingram  *  Treasurer Joe Tarshis  *  Foundation Treasurer Jim Carter.
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October Milestones 2022

Posted on Oct. 01, 2022
October BirthdaysOctober Anniversaries
  
 06   Paul & Angie McDaniel
10   Mike Speir08   Joey & Rita Key
16   Tim Warren10   Mike & Missy Dugan
15   Angie McDaniel  *15   Georgia & Robert Carter
18   Georgia Carter30   Mark & Pam Herring
27   Kenny Duke 
 
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Herald's Report September 30 2022

Posted on Sep. 30, 2022
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Guests  September 30, 2022
 
Jason Bretch joined us for a second visit, a testament to his excitement about becoming a Kiwanian.  Sponsored by Will Ozier, Jason is Coordinator of Training for Deco Star.  A devoted woodworker, Jason and wife Allyson have a son named Knox.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Lady Karen Williams accompanied husband and our President, Dale Williams, as he completed his tenure as President and was honored with a Hixson award.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We were blessed with the presence of two outstanding members of Circle K:  Senior Timothy Van Johnson, Jr., who is majoring in Health and Community Wellness and now serves as Lieutenant-Governor for the Metro Area; and Georgia Waddell, a Biology major and President of Circle K.  Georgia, whose family and extended family live in Florida, is spear-heading an effort to provide assistance to victims of category 4 hurricane Ian.
 
 
Meet the Press:  Thanks Dan Minish for the newspaper coverage.
 
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.  ]
 
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Kiwanis Honors

The Carrollton Kiwanis Club held its "Honors Day" Ceremony in the Hubbard Dining Room on the campus of the University of West Georgia on Friday, September 30, 2022.
 
 
Randy Miller presented the Kiwanian of the Year Award:
 
Congratulation to Randy Miller for receiving the Kiwanian of the year award.  Randy served as President of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club 2008-2009, and has demonstrated leadership and organization for all the successful club projects, especially during the recent Seventh Annual Bob Reeves 5K Race.   
Kiwanian of the Year - a much deserved honor for Randy Miller !
 
Photo:  Randy Miller with Jenny Ingram, proud daughter, and club Secretary.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Fred Richards honored with Service Award.
 
The Club proudly presented the distinguished service award to Club Herald; Dr. Fred Richards.
He serves as Master of Ceremonies for Senior Citizen Pageants, becomes Santa Clause at Christmas, can be louder than anyone or anything at UWG Fooball games, and welcomes guests with a flare at weekly meetings.

Honor where honor is due !  Thank you Dr. Richards !
 
 
 
 
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Dale Williams inducted into George F Hixson Fellowship

Congratulations to out-going President Dale Williams for his induction into the George F, Hixson Fellowship !
 
 
Carrollton's George F. Hixson Fellowship - September 30, 2022
Jenny Ingram, Randy Miller, Jay Willis, Joey Key, Derick Newton, Joe Bell,  Jimmy Tuggle, Jim Collins, Cathy Farley, Clint Backstrom, Fred Richards, Will Ozier, Tim Warren, Jim Carter, Paul McDaniel, Luke Lipham, Dale Williams, Jeremy Sabo, Neil Weathington.
 
 
 
 
 
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October 1:  Begin AND end your day in Kiwanis Service  !!!

Posted by Mark Herring on Sep. 29, 2022
Good Morning Kiwanians

I hope all is well with everyone !  It looks like Rain is not going to be as big an issue for us as initially thought SO it’s a Kiwanis Call to Serve this weekend, October 1st.  Like United Community Bank in the banking industry…the Carrollton Kiwanis Club is a club that service built.  For 75 years now, we are know in the community as a club that gets things done.  Well we have to raise money to support the programs we are involved with and we have 2 opportunities this weekend to show our community what a great club we have.  We have our Bob Reeves Memorial 5k Race, Saturday morning.  There will be 257 middle school runners for our 3k and over 100 runners for the 5k.
 
And then there is Homecoming that evening for our 5th ranked University of West Georgia Wolves.  I know we are ALL busy and tired BUT we need your help.  I know it’s a struggle to get up early or stay up late but I also know once we get there we have FUN and enjoy our time of service.  If you can help with the race we need you there by 6:30 at Hobbs Farm on Rome Street.  If you need to sleep in a little Saturday morning we could use you at 4:00 for the concessions at UWG.  The concession stand is a lot easier than in times past.  The more Kiwanians we have the more FUN we have.
There are not too many times we ask you to serve since we no longer have the Kiwanis Bowl BUT this weekend is a major day of Service.  Let us know if we can count on you for the race or the concessions or both.

Thanks for your time…you are making a difference in our community.

Mark
 
 
 
 
 
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Kara Hellman - UWG Volleyball

Kara Hellman, UWG Volleyball Coach, spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, September 23, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.
 
September 23, 2022
Kara Hellman, UWG Volleyball Coach, and Dale Williams, President of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club.
 
 
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Frank Jones Scholarship

Nicole Lopez Miranda visited to thank the Foundation for the Frank Jones Scholarship.  Nicole graduated from Carrollton High School and is studying graphic design at the University of West Georgia.
 
 
Nicole Lopez Miranda, Frank Jones Scholarship Recipient
 
 
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A Day for West Georgia

Jess Lassetter provided the program for the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, September 16, 2022 in the Hubbard Dining Room.   He brought with him - hysterical and historical support:  Frank Pritchett and David Parkman.  Pritchett and Parkman provided the history and significance of the annual fund drive.
 
 
UWG Alumni Staff and volunteers.
Back row L to R: David Parkman, Carla Maner Duncan, Jess Lassetter, Frank Pritchett
Front row L to R: Hollie Presnal, Nicole Lopez Miranda, Ketty Cusick
 
 
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Herald's Report September 16 2022

Posted on Sep. 09, 2022
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Guests  September 16, 2022
 
 
 
Georgia Waddell   -  UWG Circle K President
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Denise Shackleford

Denise Shackleford spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, September 9, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.    She shared methods from the Northwest Georgia Hunger Initiative of distributing food to needy recipients and while protecting dignity of those in need.
 
 
Denise Shackleford, NW Georgia Hunger Initiative; and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President-Elect
 
 
 
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Herald's Report September 9 2022

Posted on Sep. 09, 2022
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Guests  September 9, 2022
Guests were introduced by Richard Dixon
 
 
Georgia Waddell   -  UWG Circle K President
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Timothy VanJohnson Jr  - Circle K Lt. Governor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Board Meeting:  Officers and Directors

Posted by Dale Williams on Sep. 06, 2022
(First) Tuesday, September 6, 2022
 
The Board Meeting :
The Officers, Directors, and Chairs  of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club will meet (First) Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the Tracy Stallings Community Center.
Enter the building through the front door.
 
New members should attend to fulfill one of the steps to earn the permanent badge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ryan Phillips - Watch out for that tree  ??

Forester Ryan Phillips,  Georgia Forestry Commission, spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday , September 2, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.  He serves as the coordinator fo the Champion Tree Program, and shared a slide show of the notable trees in Georgia.
 
 
Ryan Phillips, Georgia Foresty Commission, and Dale Williams, Kiwanis President.
 
 
 
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Herald's Report September 2 2022

Posted on Sep. 02, 2022
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Guests  September 2, 2022
 
 
Kiara Robinson , UWG Circle K Social Events Chair.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Timothy VanJohnson, Jr.  , Circle K Metro Lt. Governor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Notable Attendance 
(Not a Guest)  - Welcome back Stuart Yahm !
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Friends of the Neva Lomason Library

Mary Jane Davis, President of the Friends of the Neva Lomason Library,  spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on Friday, August 26, 2022 in the UWG Hubbard Dining Room.   Davis told of how the Friends group has benefited by owning the Barker House on the corner of the Library property. 
 
Mrs. Davis introduced one of the new staff members of the West Geogia Regional Library System; Kali Dallmier, Marketing and Outreach Manager.  Ms. Dallmier spoke of the future of the outdoor pavilion project that will be constructed just across from Barker Alley within walking distance of the Libary
 
The Carrollton Kiwanis Foundation presented a check to the Friends Group at the conclusion of the meeting.
 
 
Photo:  Kali Dallmier, WGRLS;  Dale Williams, Kiwanis President; and  Mary Jane Davis, President of the Friends of the Neva Lomason Library .
 
 
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Coach Darius Smiley

Central (Carroll County) Head Football Coach Darius Smiley spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room on Friday, August 19, 2022.
 
 
Photo:  Dale Williams, Kiwanis President; and Darius Smiley, Head Football Coach, Central High School.
 
 
 
 
 
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Georgia District Kiwanis Convention - Macon GA

Posted by Neil Weathington on Aug. 14, 2022
The Georgia District Kiwanis Convention was held at the Macon Convention Center from Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14. 2022.
 
David Simmons, from the Cordele Kiwanis Club, was selected (unopposed) into the District Executive rotation. 
 
 
 
 
photo (l to r, 2022-2023)  Byron Mullican, Immediate Past Governor;  Darryl Gumz, Governor; Brent Leslie, Governor-Elect, and David Simmons, Vice-Governor.
 
 
 
 
 
Delegates from Carrollton:    Georgia Carter, Mark Herring, Richard Dixon, (at-large, as Past-Governor) and Nancy Dixon.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Official Photographers:
Neil & Lynn Weathington
 
 
 
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Fashion Show

Posted by Jackie Bridges on Aug. 13, 2022
A few photos from the Third Annual "Dress for Success" Fashion Show:
Carrollton Arts Center
August 13, 2022
 
 
               
 
         
 
Jacqulene Bridges
 
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Chase the Victory Foundation

Posted on Aug. 12, 2022

Kiki McDaniel (left) accepted a $600 contribution from Dale Williams, president of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club, to benefit the “Chase the Victory Foundation” in memory of her late son, Chase McDaniel. Kiwanis Club President Dale Williams made the presentation at Friday’s club meeting.

PHOTO BY DAN MINISH
 
Kiwanis Club makes $600 contribution to "Chase the Victory Foundation"
 
  • live it everyday,” Kiki McDaniel said, “but the results of his memory and his foundation live on in the lives of those who benefit from

it, and it helps keep our family going.”

She cited the importance of the retreats for families who have lost a child to cancer.

 
“No one knows what it like until they go through it, so the retreats are a place where parents and family members can share their grief, learn how to cope, and help each other,” Kiki McDaniel explained.

When Chase was undergoing treatments and spending two months in the hospital fighting cancer, there were many visits from an array of people, especially from Carrollton.

“This town is a very, very special place,” she said.

As an example of the community’s giving spirit, McDaniel cited the recent nonprofit “Sneaker Ball” held last week at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta which raised approximately $150,000 for the foundation that funds the purchase of sneakers and the cost of the family retreats.

The event featured live music, dinner and a silent auction of sports memorabilia and featured guests including Freddie the Falcon and Atlanta Falcons’ cheerleaders.

“We had an anonymous donor just recently give us a check for $5,000 that will pay for 10 families to attend one of our retreats where they can find comfort, peace, understanding, and hope,” she said.

Following the completion of her remarks, McDaniel was presented a contribution of $600 from Kiwanis President Dale Williams to help continue Chase’s legacy.

 

Thanks to Dan Minish, Times-Georgian

 

 

 

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Dr. Brendan Kelly - UWG President

Dr. Brendan Kelly spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club on August 5, 2022 in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room.   The University of West Georgia is very unique compared to similar institutions, and  has been proactive in embedding several programs to meet the needs of the community - such as Nexus (computer) training and the joint venture with Tanner Medical System to provide nurses to help combat the shortage of workers in the medical field.  The University Leadership has been keeping a close eye on the demographics of the current student population and is continually analyzing needs in the job markets - to better equip the students for careers.
 
 
Photo:  Dr. Brendan Kelly and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President-Elect.
 
 
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Herald's Report August 5

Posted on Aug. 05, 2022
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Guests  August 5, 2022
 
 
Tim Warren introduced the guests in Fred's absence.
 
Ryan Phillips  -  Paul McDaniel brought prospective member Ryan Phillips, the Cost Share Coordinator with the Georgia Forestry Commission.  Ryan and his wife have two daughters, ages four and two, and they just moved to Carrollton.  Ryan is a UGA graduate and his wife is originally from Roopville, Georgia.
 
 
 
 
Sarah Powell  -  Sarah Powell, the UWG Director of Government Relations and External Relations, accompanied Dr. Kelley to the meeting.   Sarah and her husband Jason met when both were students at UWG.
 
 
 
 
 
Joanna Reitz  -  Joanna is the new women's basketball coach at UWG.  She moved to Carrollton from Denver Colorado, and most recently coached at the University of Utah.  Coach Reitz visited to invite Kiwanians to attend and support the women's basketball team (and other teams) at UWG.
 
 
 
Bob Uglum  -  Bob Uglum, Golden K Kiwanian extraordinaire - visited to hear the UWG President.
 
 
 
 
 
Titan Bynum  -  Linda brought a special visitor - grandson Titan .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Herald's Report July 29

Posted on Jul. 29, 2022
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Guests  July 29, 2022
 
 
Tim Warren introduced the guests in Fred's absence.
 
Ian Lyle  -   Mr. Lyle has been Principal at Carrollton High School - going on two years.  He and wife Brandi have two children:  Charlie and Reid.   A lifelong Carrollton resident,  Mr. Lyle is a graduate of Carrollton High School and UWG.
 
Paul Fitz-simons is serving his sixth year as Athletic Director.  He has coached football, basketball, and lacross.   Mr. Fitz-simons is married  to Alison Sanders, the 1999 CHS Homecoming Queen and they have two daughters.
 
Tucker Cole is the sports editor for the Time-Georgian.  He is a graduate from Haralson County High School and currently a junior Mass Communications  major at UWG.    The Kiwanis Club appreciates the coverage from the reporters Dan Minish and Tucker Cole.
 
 
 
 
 
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.  ]
 
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Joey King - Carrollton Football

Joey King, Carrollton High School Head Football Coach , spoke to the Carrollton Kiwanis Club in UWG's Hubbard Dining Room on Friday, July 29, 2022.
 
 
 
Photo:  Coach Joey King and Johnny Tanner, Kiwanis President-Elect.
 
 
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Herald's Report July 22

Posted by Dr. Fred Richards on Jul. 22, 2022
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Guests  July 22, 2022
 
 
Jason Bretch - Will Ozier invited Jason Bretch.  Jason and his wife Allyson have one son:  Knox.