From left: Fred Trimbach, Past President and Past Lt. Governor Central Division and longest serving member of Central Adirondack Kiwanis, Central Adirondack Kiwanis President Michael Griffin and Town of Webb School Principal John Swick.
Central Adirondack Kiwanis celebrated its 28th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of Kiwanis International at a special luncheon meeting held on Friday, September 4 at Van Auken’s Inne.
Special guest was Town of Webb School Principal John Swick who offered a presentation on his involvement with the development of an orphanage that will house 400 children in Guadalupe, Mexico. Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks will hold a special luncheon meeting at Van Auken’s Inne in Thendara on Friday, September 4 at noon.
Special guest will be John Swick, Principal at Town of Webb School, who will discuss his experience building an orphanage in Mexico. Continue reading
Left to Right – Briana Brownsell and Mackensie Kelly; Middle Row: (On Bench) Chloe Barkauskus, Mattias Browsher, Lilli Secrest, Courtney Hitchcock and Olivia Phaneuf; Back Row: Michael Griffin, Kandis Griffin, NHS President Melissa Rockhill and Principal John Swick.
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and members of the Town of Webb School National Honor Society were collaborators in the creation of a Buddy Bench that was recently placed and dedicated at the school’s playground.
In attendance at the dedication were kindergarten through second grade students and NHS members.
The concept of the Buddy Bench, a place to go for peer support when a student is having issues, concerns or problems in their lives, was suggested by Mary Lee Kalil of Inlet. Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks will host the 6th Annual Kiwanis Old Forge Paddle Classic on Saturday, June 27.
There are two races that will depart from the Town of Webb Navigation Dock at the Old Forge Pond. A 6-Mile Race from Old Forge lakefront to Treasure Island on First Lake, and back; and a 12-Mile Race from Old Forge lakefront to Alger Island on Fourth Lake, and back.
There will be awards for various categories of canoes, kayaks and guideboats. Continue reading
Ray Schoeberlein (from left), Mike Griffin and Carolyn Trimbach
Longtime Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks member Ray Schoeberlein was honored with the Walter Zeller Fellow Award at a special recognition event held at Van Auken’s Inne on Sunday, June 7.
The Walter Zeller award was created by Kiwanis International Foundation to recognize any individual in whose name a donation of $1,250 has been made to the Kiwanis Eliminate Project. Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks elected officers to serve for the program year, beginning October 1, 2015, at its Annual Meeting that was held at Walt’s Diner on Thursday, May 7.
Mike Griffin will serve as president; Dee Kraft, vice president; Jane Slack, treasurer; and Bob Van Slyke, secretary. Continue reading
Key Leader Attendees: Madison Rice, Ashley Eisenhart, Rebecca Sessions and Montana Burrell. Coutesy photo
Town of Webb School students and Kiwanis Key Club members Madison Rice, Rebecca Sessions, Ashley Eisenhart and Montana Burrell attended the New York State Kiwanis Key Leader Program at Camp Stella Maris in Livonia, NY over the weekend of May 1, 2 and 3.
The students were sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks.
Madison and Rebecca both participated in the program last year and worked as facilitators to help with the group meetings and leadership workshops.
Key Leader is a Leadership Training Program for high school students ages 14 to 18 years old. Key Leader provides both a classroom component, and hands-on outdoor workshops which reinforce the classroom teachings.
Students learn integral life skills focused on Integrity, Community Building, Pursuit of Excellence, Personal Growth and Respect.