News from the Kiwanis Club of Asheville
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The Skywanian
 

The newsletter for Kiwanis Club of Asheville
Charter established August 11, 1919  Asheville, NC

 
Currently, we are meeting on Zoom every Tuesday from 12-1.  If you would like information on how to join our meeting, please reply to this email.
 
The Asheville Kiwanis Club meets for lunch, a business meeting and a guest speaker from 12-1:30pm  on Tuesdays (except for the last Tuesday of the month) in the fellowship hall of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, on the corner of Merrimon Ave. and Chestnut St. (across from Harris Teeter) 

We also have an evening club, Kiwanis One, which meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 5:30 - 7 at different venues around town.  Join our Facebook page for up to date information. 

 
Guests are always welcome!
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March 9, 2021
  • We had an Interclub with the Waynesville club.  There were 20 people present for a great program. 
  • You should have received your Q2 dues.  Please fill out the automatic draft form that was attached to email, or mail them to Ashley at First Bank.  (10 S. Tunnel Road  Asheville, NC  28805)  If you have questions please email Scott Rogers.
Ashley Huggins - March 19th
 
100th Anniversary Celebration for Kiwanis Club of Hendersonville!   March 25th  12:00

Mark your calendars now to attend this special Noon meeting via ZOOM. Their 100th Anniversary Celebration will feature special guest Gary Cooper.  He is a former Carolinas District Kiwanis (CDK) Governor, current International Kiwanis Trustee and CDK Foundation Director.
Here is the Zoom link:
Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81175841355
Meeting ID: 811 7584 1355
Dial by your location+1 301 715 8592 US
 
Tools for Schools
Here's an easy way to support Johnston.  Link your Ingles card to Johnston Elementary and they will receive some money every time you shop.   All you need is the number on the back of your Ingles card.  Click here to link your card.  Type Johnston in the search and choose the school in Asheville.
 
Helmet Initiative
Our Club will be receiving 100 bike helmets from the NC Department of Transportation to be used at Johnston Elementary.  They will be distributed to all 3rd and 4th graders after they complete their bicycle safety PE class. We will be helping with their "Bike Bonanza" celebration, which will probably be in the Fall.
 
 
Membership
We are working on plans for a "virtual meet and greet" soon to try to get some interest in our club.  We'll be inviting local people who have liked our Facebook page as well as others who members suggest.  Please be thinking of people you know who may enjoy being a part of our club.  Please also think about the talent pool we already have in our club and send us ideas for other sectors or businesses in the local economy that you would like to see represented in the club.  We'll be giving more information about this event soon! 
  •  Gene Rainey is at Reynolds Mountain assisted living recovering from Covid.  He continues to feel better and make progress. His appetite has significantly improved and he is beginning to get up and move around a lot more on his own. He enjoys receiving cards.  If you would like to send him a card his address is: 41 Cobblers Way Apt 2207 Asheville, NC 28804
  • Amy Euler had major surgery in November and is currently in rehab in Asheville.  If you'd like to send her a card her address is: 32 Pinnacle Pt.  Asheville NC 28805
Meg Ragland, President and Co-Founder of Plumprint, a national, Asheville based company. was our speaker. Plumprint was started 8 years ago to help parents convert their children’s drawings and artwork into keepsake bound books. They can also do your treasured letters, favorite photos, family recipes, newspaper clippings, school awards, or championship trophies by taking pictures or scanning them.   Why keep these memories in boxes in the darkest corners of your home? You just need to gather your memories. They will send you a prepaid box. Send it back and their expert designers will make them into the perfect design that you can review and approve online.  
Meg has given us a link where 10% of all proceeds will be donated to our club. Feel free to share with your friends.  
If you're planning to downsize or just need to get rid of clutter, let Plumprint help you!
 
March 23 - Ms. Holly Jones of the NC Department of Justice will speak on her activities with the Consumer Protection program. Holly is a former Buncombe County commissioner and a former member of the Asheville City Council.
March 30 -  Ms. Jane Anderson, Executive Director of the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association (AIR), will discuss some of the economic issues and concerns facing local restaurants in Asheville during the Covid pandemic and how AIR is working to help them through its programs and activities.
2020-2021 officers and board members 
Not pictured, Scott Rogers
Mission Statement
 
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time.
Officers

Ashley Huggins, President 

Scott Schwarzkopf,
 President-Elect

Elaine Grella, Secretary

Scott Rogers, Treasurer
 
Board of Directors
Bryce Gilbert
Gregg Stamey
Windell Camanse, Past President
 
Foundation Board
 
Scott Schwarzkopf,  President

JoAnn Morgan, Vice President

 Russ Martin, Treasurer
Skywanian Editor
     Elaine Grella
Past Skywanian Issues
Kiwanis Resources
Kiwanis International
Carolina Kiwanian
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