Newsletter 4/19/20

Kiwanis International: https://www.kiwanis.org/ April 20, 2020 – No Meetings until further notice due to COVID-19 We held our 3rd Zoom meeting last week. I enjoyed seeing and visiting with those who joined in. I look forward to having another one this week, 7pm… be well. Zoom meeting from last week… thanks to all who participated COVID-19 Links CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html; Washtenaw County Health Department: https://www.washtenaw.org/3095/COVID-19 Headspace – a free app for Mindfulness & Meditation https://www.headspace.com/mi Covid-19 Update: Interview with U of M Chief Health Officer & Professor of Medicine Dr. Preeti Malani. Club updates… 1. Nancy has agreed to be the Lieutenant Governor for Division 6 2020-2021, congrats Nancy! 2. This past week we have offered support for our health care workers at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea. The hospital will run a Stress Free Zone for at least the next four weeks. The Zone will feature aromatherapy, snacks, and other stress relieving items. Gift cards for front line workers will also be purchased. 3. The club has approved purchasing a subscription for Learning Ally, a program students can use via the internet to improve reading skills. South Meadows Elementary will determine eligibility for their students to participate. This should help the children now, when in person learning is temporarily halted. 4. Our club is continuing to support CHS with our annual scholarship funds “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Many thanks to Lisa Allmendinger for her April 4th article “Hip, hip hooray for frozen Chelsea Kiwanis Club hotdogs”; https://chelseaupdate.com/hip-hip-hooray-for-frozen-chelsea-kiwanis-club-hotdogs/ Cheyenne Curts Go Fund Me Page: https://ie.gofundme.com/f/1sz53tors0 2019/20 Future Club Programs, meetings and Events Blue Date = Club Meeting, Red Date = Other Apr 22 – CANCELLED * 2020 Canada/US Goodwill Banquet, Sarnia, ON; RSVP by April 1st Apr 25 – Postponed – FIA 40th Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction, 6pm Apr 27 – Postponed – Ruth Habrecht, MonkeyPlay,

Monkey Play – New For 2016
May 4 – Matt Pedlow, CHS Gettysburg Trip May 11 – Postponed – Phillip Sylvester, CSD Orchestra Director May 15 – Presumed cancelled – Coopers Fitness Run/Walk, Hudson Mills Metropark May 25 – Memorial Day – No Meeting May 29 – CHS Class Night June 4 – Aug 13 – Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, 6:30 – 8:30pm, https://chelseafestivals.com/ June 5 – PTO Ice Cream Social – South Meadows @ 5pm – Trailer Operation June 17 – 20 – Kiwanis International Convention in Indianapolis; featured speakers include Captain “SULLY” Sullenberger and Kevin Carroll. https://www.kiwanis.org/convention/2020 June 29 – July 2 – Michigan FCA Sports Camp at Albion College, 12-18 yr old, entering grade 7-12; early registration ends June 15, https://michiganfca.org/albion July 18 – Club Leadership Education – Troy July 19 – 24 – The Michigan State Police – Kiwanis Law Enforcement Career Academy, students enrolled in grades 10, 11 & 12, https://mikiwanis.org/ July 24 – 25 – Sounds & Sights Festival Trailer Event, Sign-up!
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July 25 – Club Leadership Education – Kalamazoo Aug 15 – (Tentative) Chelsea Expo, Washington Street Education Center Aug 20 – 23 – Michigan District Convention, Flint Aug 25 – 29 – Chelsea Community Fair, Trailer Event, Sign-up! https://chelseafair.org/ Sept 7 – Labor Day – No Meeting Sept 11-13 – Key Leader, students 14-18 yr old, registration opens Feb 1st, https://www.key-leader.org/Home.aspx CHS Key Club – Postponed – Every other Friday @ 7:20am April Club Member Birthdays Marianne – April 26th 2019/20 CLUB OFFICERS President John Knox President Elect Larry Memmer Secretary Ray Kemner (Since ’82) Asst Secretary Annette Bragalone Treasurer Bob Milbrodt (Since ’96) Past President Marianne Knox BOARD MEMBERS Jim Randolph (2), Board Nancy Memmer (2) Board Annette Bragalone (2) Board Lindsay Baker (2) Board Gene Miller (1) Board Dave Schaible (1) Board Div 6 Lt Governor Charlie Phibbs (Ann Arbor Western) MI District Governor Sarah Kew (Downriver West) MI Governor-Elect Fran Babbage (Allen Park) http://www.kiwanisclubofchelsea.org

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