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  • KIWANIS CLUB OF DOVER-FOXCROFT

    and

    DOVER-FOXCROFT KIWANIS CHARITIES is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity Organization)

    Chartered May 1, 1938

    Parent Club – Kiwanis Club of Orono-OldTown

    We meet on Tuesday mornings at 6:30a.m. - in the Foxcroft Academy Student Center – featuring a full

    breakfast for $5.00 or coffee for $2.00 – 50/50 tickets available as a fundraiser for the club -

    all OPTIONAL; we meet in the evenings on any month that has five Tuesdays – 6:00p.m.; same venue

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    THE OBJECTS OF

    KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL

    To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.

    To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.

    To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business, and

    professional standards.

    To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable

    citizenship.

    To provide through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to

    render altruistic service, and to build better communities.

    To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism

    which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism, and

    goodwill.

    Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one

    community at a time.

    KIWANIS CLUB OF DOVER-FOXCROFT and DOVER-FOXCROFT KIWANIS CHARITIES

  • Officers and Directors (2013-14) Officers and Directors (2014-15) President, Bob Moore President, Dennis Lyford

    Pres. Designate, Dennis Lyford President Elect, Deb Somers

    Vice Pres., Deb Somers Vice Pres., Will Wedge

    Immediate Past Pres., Rita Page Immediate Past Pres., Bob Moore

    Secretary, Pat Ryan Secretary, Pat Ryan

    Treasurer, Barb Moore Treasurer, Barb Moore

    Asst. Sec/Treas., Grace Hague Asst. Sec/Treas., Grace Hague

    Board Member, Judy Raymond (2014) Board Member, Joe Guyotte (2015)

    Board Member, Andy Hinkley (2014) Board Member, Tom Gerrish (2015)

    Board Member, Barb Austin (2015) (resigned) Board Member, Tim Hague (2016)

    Board Member, Joe Guyotte (2015) Board Member, Woody Woodworth (2016)

    Board Member, Tim Hague (2016) Board Member, Harold “Doc” Sherman (2016)

    Board Member, Woody Woodworth (2016) Board Member, Brian Woodworth (2017)

    Board Member, Harold “Doc” Sherman (2016) Board Member, Marilyn Hartford (2017)

    Division 2 Clubs (out of 26) representing District of New England and Bermuda Dover-Foxcroft, Dexter Sunrise, Three Rivers Milo-Brownville, Orono-Old Town, Moosehead Lake-Greenville

    Lt. Gov., Peter Bosse (Orono-Old Town Kiwanis) Lt. Gov. Designate, Larry Wade (Orono-OT)

    Bob Moore – Past Lt. Gov, Distinguished (2011-12) – Last Lt. Gov. from Dover-Foxcroft

    New England and Bermuda District of Kiwanis International

    Governor – George DeLisle (Westfield, Mass) Governor, Designate – Glen Cefalo (Lower Cape Cod)

    Gene Gammon and Hap Gerrish – Past Governors, Distinguished – from Dover-Foxcroft

    The DF Kiwanis meeting opens with the “ringing” of the Bell

    Singing of America, Singing of O'Canada, Pledge to Flag of U.S., and Prayer

    O'Canada is sung at our club as a tribute to Canada – as the first country outside the US to form a Kiwanis

    Club. Kiwanis was limited to US and Canada from 1916-1962 when it then became truly “international”.

    Canada is our sister Kiwanis land.

    OH CANADA, OUR HOME AND NATIVE LAND,

    TRUE PATRIOT LOVE IN ALL OUR SONS COMMAND,

    WITH GLOWING HEARTS WE SEE THEE RISE

    THE TRUE NORTH STRONG AND FREE,

    FROM FAR AND WIDE, O'CANADA,

    WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE.

    GOD KEEP OUR LAND GLORIOUS AND FREE,

    OH, CANADA WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE.

    The Board of Directors of the Kiwanis Club of Dover-Foxcroft and The Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Charities meets the first

    Thursday of each month – 6:00p.m. - Mayo Hospital Piscataquis Room ---all members are welcome and new members

    encouraged to attend a meeting to see how the club operates.

  • KIWANIS CLUB OF DOVER-FOXCROFT and DOVER-FOXCROFT KIWANIS CHARITIES

    Acronymns and phrases you will probably hear often:

    SLP, Sponsored Youth, KI, KIF, YCPO, RAW, RIF, ELIMINATE,ICON K-Kids, Key Club, Builder's

    Club, Aktion Club, CKI, Kiwanis Family, KFNE, KPTI. DCON

    SLP'S– Service Leadership Programs we sponsor – (also known as Sponsored Youth) SeDoMoCha Builder's Club, FA Key Club, PCHS Key Club, Aktion Club of Mid-Maine

    We used to sponsor these – until school discontinued programs

    (Terrific Kids ( rewards kids monthly in Elementary School who are caught being “thoughtful, enthusiastic, respectful, responsible, friendly, inquisitive, and/or capable); B.U.G. (Bring Up Grades

    program to encourage and reward elementary students who bring up grades from one ranking period

    to the next)

  • The following SLP Individuals are close to our hearts – kids who went through the Kiwanis

    system showing “proof” of the value of Kiwanis youth programs—we support all these programs from time to time

    Lucy E McDermott – Terrific Kids, Builder's Club, FA Key Club Treasurer, District 2

    Key Club Treasurer, Kiwanis International Key Club Trustee

    $1000.00 Scholarship in Lucy's name for FA Senior

    ---------------------------------------------------------------- Katie Vashon Scholarship Endowment Fund

    Katie was a very valued Bangor Key Club member—family are members of Bangor- Breakfast Kiwanis

    fbo Camp Sunshine

    Year Round Retreat for kids with life-threatening illnesses

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    Sarah's House of Maine

    In Memory of

    Sarah Richardson – Dexter Key Club member

    To fulfill Sarah's dream – operation of residential housing for cancer patients and family

    while receiving cancer treatment at EMMC

    Delan Patterson

    Held the PCHS Key Club together with no sponsoring Kiwanis Club after Guilford

    Kiwanis disbanded; his dedication and initiative are responsible for our sponsorship of

    PCHS Key Club

    Lydia Richard- President of Mid-Maine Aktion Club

    of Dover-Foxcroft;Lydia – recipient of prestigious State of Maine Advocacy Award

    Dwight “Woody” Woodworth – V.Pres. Of Mid-Maine Aktion Club – presented:  “REMEMBER ME” award – at Hall of Flags – Augusta....he was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement award presented by Maine Health Care Association – this award recognized Woody

    as a life-long resident of a long-term care facility and for his dedication and volunteerism to community, and more....

    YCPO (Young Children Priority One)

  • Programs that address the needs of children age 0-5 – focusing on maternal and child

    health, childcare and development, safety and pediatric trauma and parent education and

    support. A couple of items include: rubber duck to check temperature of water for baby;

    safety covers of electrical outlets; stuffed animals for kids in hospital; sewed dolls for kids;

    RAW – (Read Around the World) (formerly RIF – Reading Is Fundamental)

    Program to provide books to elementary students – we support this – although once again

    the school is making this more difficult;

    ELIMINATE – (International project) to completely rid third world countries of

    Maternal/Neo-Natal Tetanus)--Raised $61,531,000 to date worldwide –

    The New England/Bermuda District has raised $596,444.00 ($115.96 per member) 5-year

    project in its 4 th

    year right now...

    The Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis has contributed approximately $2600.00 to the Eliminate Project

    and awarded two Zeller Medals (valued at $1250.00 donation per each). One to Doc Sherman

    and one to Rita Page for their work with Eliminate project and humanitarian deeds.

    On the New England and Bermuda District level – Acronymns you will hear often and that are

    very near and dear to our hearts.

    KFNE – Kiwanis Foundation of New England

    KPTI - Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute – Supported by KFNE/Red Jacket program

    Tufts Floating Hospital "Hap's Kids" Registry

  • KIWANIS CLUB OF DOVER-FOXCROFT and DOVER-FOXCROFT KIWANIS

    CHARITIES

    CALENDAR OF EVENTS

    OCTOBER JUNE

    GOV. GLEN's Official Visit - Academic Awards, FA/PCHS

    Thayer Parkway Boiled Dinner for Senior Citizens Whoopie Pie Festival

    ICON-Indianapolis – 06/2