Congatulations 2012-13 Award Recipients

The following members were chosen by PRESIDENT ERIC to receive the following awards.

Kiwanian of the Year
HARVEY DRAHOS

Community Service Award
LEZLY HARTLEY

Youth Services Award
RICH MARTIN
Congratulations to all three members for their participation in projects and activities that highlighted the true spirit of Kiwanis.

North Thurston Kiwanis Aids Michigan Kiwanis Club in Doll Donation to Nigerian Orphanage

The North Thurston Kiwanis club continues its partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Owerri, Nigeria by aiding a Michigan Kiwanis club with donating dolls to the Motherless Baby Home.  In this latest project, the North Thurston Kiwanis club provided the shipping, while the Michigan Kiwanis Club supplied the dolls.  In the past the North Thurston Kiwanis Club has helped provide funding for several projects in the Owerri community.  Below are some pictures of the latest project.

Past Kiwanis International President Sylvester Neal made the following observations about how this project was really a team Kiwanis effort.

1. A doll making Project of the YCPO committee of the Michigan District
2. A major doll making effort of the Aktion Clubs of Michigan and other clubs
3. A Partnership with the Kiwanis Club of North Thurston, Washington Foundation whose raised the funds for shipping.
4. A discount price and packaging from the Post-Net Company of Michigan. (Kiwanians)
5. A receiving  Kiwanis Club of Owerri, Nigeria committed to serving families and children in an orphanage they built and now support.

Club members and residents of Owerri Motherless babies home.

Club members and residents of Owerri Motherless babies home.

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Entertainment Books are Here

Entertainment bookThe Entertainment Coupon Books are here again, loaded with tons of 50% off coupons.  You can purchase yours from the North Thurston Kiwanis Club for $25, which if $5 less than last year.  For more information, contact Carrie Kramer at ckramer@scattercreek.com or 360-264-2460.