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Distribution of "Porky Pig" (a.k.a. Happy/Sad Dollars) collected from Kiwanis club members in 2015-2016:
The Kiwanis Club of Moline, IL distributed funds collected from members over weeks and months throughout 2015-2016, for "happy or sad" occasions. Happy could mean "Cubs Win" and Sad could mean "Cubs Win." It's all in good fun, and the winners this year, are the 501 (c) (3) organizations who have belonged to Kiwanis since 2015 and were in good standing.
(L to R)
Jim Mowen, Porky Pig Commitee, Jennifer Garlach, Boys & Girls Club of the Miss. Valley, Lisa Williams, Moline Public Library (Children's Dept.), Two Rivers Y, Mark Matthews, Child Abuse Council, Reid Odean, Porky Pig Committee, Hannah, Youth Hope, and Jerry Drucker, Porky Pig Committee.
Filling a Community Need- Donation of Clothing to Camelot Therapeutic Day School.
Brent Nelson, President, presents a very full (and heavy!) laundry basket filled with brand new polo shirts in a variety of colors, as well as khaki slacks to present to students in need at Camelot. Debra Singley was in attendance to receive the items, and thanked the club. Moline Kiwanis would like to thank Target, Moline, for assisting with a boost of a $50.00 gift certificate to put towards the items.
Mid-August Clean-up service at Union Congregational Church. Service can be FUN!
L to R: Wynn Fitzpatrick bats away at the cobwebs, while Cathie and Lisa attach the pantry with cleaner. Meanwhile, Larry Sandefur noodles his way through the garage to arrange and organize!
Assist with Painting the entryway walls at the Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley, Y
outh Center, Moline, IL. Here, Sara Jarmon, Mark Petersen and Larry Sandefur try not to paint each other, as they paint the walls.
Days of Service @ Hope Creek Care Center, Moline- Completed!
Saturday, June 4th, Walk for Wishes: Complete!
Saturday, June 18th: Child Abuse Council Lifesaver canister day: Complete!
Thanks to Cathie & Hollie Rochau, Lisa Williams, Keith Bonjour & Wynn Fitzpatrick for helping collect at Fareway!
June 27th: Two Rivers Y Gaga Ball Pit Build: Complete!
Team Gaga is: Marlena N (2RY) Brent N, Mike W, Jim A, Cathie R, Jeremy (2RY) and Perry R.
Friday, July 15: Read for the Win @ Moline Library: Complete!
Members Mike Daly, Wynn Fitzpatrick, and a colleague of Mike Daly assisted with "Elephant and Piggie and assisted with childrens activities.
Kiwanians: Thank you for your service. Remember the outcome.