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!
January 5, 2021
  • We had 9 members at our meeting.
  • You should have received your Quarter 1 dues.  Please  mail them to Ashley at First Bank as soon as possible if you haven't already.   (10 S. Tunnel Road  Asheville, NC  28805)  If you have questions please email Scott Rogers.
Gene Rainey and his wife Dorma have both had COVID.  Gene was in the hospital but is now at Aston Park in rehab.  He is not taking calls or visitors, but if you would like to send him a card his home address is: 41 Cobblers Way Apt 2207
                             Asheville NC 28804
May 16, 2021
We have received  sponsorships of $750 from Whole Foods and $250 from TSA Choice!

     We need your help getting sponsors!
  Click here to print a copy of our sponsorship packet to give a potential sponsor, or let us know if you have someone you would like us to talk to. 
Our speaker was Jim Fox, Senior Resilience Associate with NEMAC-Fernleaf, a public-private organization that conducts risks assessments and data analysis solutions for communities and institutions.  They create strategies for reducing community vulnerability and risk impacts from extreme weather events and increasing rates of growth by partnering with community groups, municipal and county staff, non profits and other agencies.  
January 12  - Kiwanian Karon Korp will provide her insights on growth and development in the Asheville Real Estate Market
January  19 - Neal Reed, Director of Operations for New Morning Ltd will speak on the life and legacy  of prominent local philanthropist John Cram who recently passed away and had a huge impact on development in downtown Asheville. Cram owned New Morning Gallery, Fine Arts Theatre, and other businesses in town
January 26 - Mary Spivey, Community Manager of the Collider, will speak on the programs and operations of the Collider, a global center for climate entrepreneurs based in downtown Asheville
 February. 2 -  Steve Lloyd, Executive Director of the HART Theater in Waynesville will speak on how HART is adapting its programs during the Covid pandemic to offer virtual performances online;
February 9  - Julie Goodwin, Regional Director of the Asheville Area Better Business Bureau will give an update on the state of local businesses and new scams to avoid during the Covid pandemic 
February 16 -. Victoria “Vic” Isley, the new president and CEO of Explore Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau  will speak on the programs and services of Explore Asheville and update us on the current state of the area tourism economy 
February  23  - Cheryl Fowler, Membership Director of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, will speak on the Conservancy’s ongoing programs and efforts to protect valuable forests, streams, and farm land and how their activities have adapted to address the Covid pandemic
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.

Ashley Huggins, President 

Scott Schwarzkopf,

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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