Another Milestone: 3000

Less than 6 months ago we could report that we sent out more than 1000 books through the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Thanks to the generous donations of Chatham-Kent Community Foundation, the South Kent Wind Community Fund, 100 Women Who Care and many donations from Kiwanis members and the general public, we are surpassing the total of 3000 books shipped this month!

Thanks for your continued support!

Post to be archived at 4:33pm on Saturday June 10th, 2023

Correction Quick Reference

There was an error on the Quick Reference page of our Program. The afternoon sessions on Apr 12 and Apr 17 at Holy Trinity start on 1pm, not 1:30.

The times in the schedule or the website are not affected.

The online copy has been corrected.

Post to be archived at 10:06am on Monday April 17th, 2023

Competitor Programme 2023

Our Competitor Programme will be in the music stores this Monday, March 13.

Musical Strings ‘N’ Things
Tony’s One Stop Music Shoppe
Frank’s Music Centre

Click below for the PDF version.

Post to be archived at 11:37am on Wednesday May 31st, 2023

Where do our Dues go?

The Board recently approved a simplified scheme of collecting our dues, both from existing and new members, see Annual Membership Dues.

The question came up where the dues are actually spent on. Our Club Treasurer Marsha provided the following breakdown:

Note that none of the dues goes to our Project Funds from where we finance our projects. The Club Admin is used for such as meeting costs and administration costs.

Post to be archived at 3:12pm on Monday May 29th, 2023

Rent – Stratford Festival

Tickets are still available!!

For Tuesday, June 6, for more information:

Post to be archived at 9:39am on Sunday May 28th, 2023

Annual Membership Dues

During our Board Meeting two motions were were passed concerning the payment of our annual dues. The Club Procedures will be adapted to reflect these changes.

Annual Membership Dues
Annual Club dues are $200 per year and must be paid no later than September 15th to cover Kiwanis International and District dues as well as the club’s administrative expenses for the following Kiwanis year, beginning October 1st. Members may choose to pay in one installment of $200 by September 15th or two installments – $100 no later than April 1st and $100 by September 15th.

The change is that instead of paying $100 in April and September, members have an additional option to pay the full amount in September. Dues are paid in advance, e.g. payment in September 2023 is for the year October 2023 – September 2024.

New Member Enrollment Fees and Membership Dues
a) New members are required to pay $100 on joining. This $100 covers the cost of the enrollment fee invoiced by Kiwanis International at the time of joining.
b) After joining, new members are required to pay the same annual membership dues of $200 as all club members with the option of paying in one installment of $200 by September 15th or in two installments – $100 no later than April 1st, and $100 by September 15th. These dues cover Kiwanis International and District dues as well as the club’s administrative expenses for the following Kiwanis year beginning October 1st.

So new members pay $100 for the year in which they join, no matter what month. For the subsequent years they will be required to pay $200 in one or two installments.

Post to be archived at 9:06am on Thursday April 6th, 2023

Free Skating 2023

Our club sponsors again 4 skate sessions in the St Clair-Chatham Thames Campus Arena. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Post to be archived at 6:02pm on Sunday May 7th, 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

In honour of International Women’s Day, the Kiwanis Club of Chatham Kent is celebrating Jean Coulson, the first female member in this local club, who joined in 1989. Formerly a men’s only Club, Kiwanis International passed a bylaw in 1987 that supported women joining Kiwanis Clubs and Coulson joined two years later.

Today, the 52 member Chatham Kent Kiwanis Club has a large number of female members, with some of those member’s families stretching across three generations.

Pictured here is from left to right: Marlena Goncalvez (President Elect),  Cathy Telfer (Past President), Jean Coulson, and Kelley Robertson (President).

Post to be archived at 7:07pm on Sunday March 26th, 2023

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