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1992
C L U B     O F F I C E R S
Chris Carnohan
Dennis Laster
Roy Lewis
Ken Poynor
Grady Jolly
Hillary Moore
Mike Singleton
Kirby Leeson
Roy Coffman
Henry McGinty
Carolyn Reeves
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DIRECTORS
Mat Casey Connell Taylor Nancy Miller Phil Gage
Jerry Harris Doyle Nash David Bacon John Chalmers
Bill Moore Russell Berry Melvin Martin Jeff Goodin
  • Lt. Governor Leonard Farmer of the Clyde Golden K Club inducted the new officers and directors on Oct. 2, 1991. Lt. Gov. Farmer outlined to the club, Governor Joe Marshall's plan for the Tex/Okl District: The plan is "JUST ONE", just one new member per division this year.
  • The Kiwanigram is in the process of recognizing Past Presidents of the club by publishing a picture of a few each week.
  • President Chris Carnohan continues to write a column in the Kiwanigram which he calls "From My Prospective". Here he comments on activities of the club and club members.
  • President Chris Carnohan brings to each meeting a story. Sometimes the value of his stories are questioned as to humor or content.
  • The Inter-Club committee assigned its members to clubs and months to promote inter clubs during the year.
  • Marcus Anderson was recognized as a superstar in the American Heart Associations' Heart Walk. He was responsible for raising in the Kiwanis Club the sum of $1094 which was the largest in the organization group.
  • Earl Williams, Gumball chairman, presented a check in the amount of $649.08 for October which raises the total amount from this source to $121,077.07.
  • The Club donated $125.00 to allow needy seventh grade students to participate in the SAT or ACT tests they will take in Jan. 1992.
  • Six Kiwanians contributed 32 man hours to help paint a residence belonging to Harmony Family Services.
  • The Sweetheart Banquet was held on Feb. 11 at Briarstone Manor. Legion of Honor Awards were presented to 12 Kiwanians. Russell Berry was named as recipient of the Kiwanian of the Year award. Ten widows of former Kiwanians were special guests.
  • Pancake Ticket Sales kicked off on Mar. 5 for the 43rd Pancake Supper. From March 1, 1991 to Feb. 29, 1992 the club spent $34,739 Pancake Dollars. Major committee heads are Tommy Williams, set up; Benita Falk, advertising; Gaylon Seaton, food; Nancy Miller and Betty Davis, special events; Jerry Harris, ticket sales; and Chairman, Dennis Laster. The date is April 14. Gross income $31,815.00. Net income: $25,609.34. Tickets were sold by all but 30 Kiwanians.
  • President elect Dennis Laster has announced that he will be leaving for Dallas on June 1 because of employment assignment. President designate Roy Lewis automatically moves into the position of president 1992-93.
  • Effective Oct.1, Division 35 will include only these Kiwanis Clubs: Abilene, Golden K, Greater Abilene, Key City, South Abilene, Anson Golden K, Greater Clyde, Haskell, Stamford, Sweetwater and Sweetwater Daybreak.
  • We supported the Childrens Miracle Network Telethon in the amount of $2,265.00.
  • Ten Kiwanians worked 36 volunteer hours to make the Mend A Child Golf Tournament a success.
  • Board members David Bacon, Connell Taylor, Roy Coffman, Nancy Miller, and Russell Berry all got green tabs for inducting new members this year.
  • Hats off to the many Kiwanians who volunteered 612 hours to the operation of the 4-H Horse Show.
  • The Kiwanigram was selected as the second place winner, Gold Division award at the 1991-92 Texas Oklahoma Convention in Arlington.
  • On September 16 we kicked off a Gum Ball location drive. Ten percent of the income from the machines go into our club's foundation and 90% goes into the club's service account to help other people.
  • A covered dish Fun and Fellowship dinner and entertainment was held on Sept 29. to raise funds to help support our expenses related to the 1994 District Convention which will be held here in Abilene. Special entertainment was provided by club members and fun was had by all who attended. Cost $7.50 per person plus a covered dish.

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