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Immediate Past President
In October of 2002 the Kiwanis Club of Abilene said goodbye go Neil Daniel. Neil served as President of our club an 1950 and was a past Lt. Governor.
On November 25, 2002 the Key Club, with 41 members was presented its charter by Kristen Carnohan, Immediate past president of our club, in a special ceremony at Cooper High School.
During the December 4, 2002 club meeting president James Hallmark presented Chris Carnohan with the Ruby Key pin for recruiting 30 members for our club.
Sid Pass, a life member, former secretary of the club as well as assistant treasurer from 1972 to 1983. Sid died on December 26, 2002, and had been a member of our club and had perfect attendance for fifty-seven of those years.
On Christmas eve of 2002 longtime member Blue Denham died after suffering a stroke.
The 6th annual Basketball Shootout on February 4 raised a total of $ 2,320.7 for the Children's Miracle Network. David Jones has coordinated all six of the events and ii its six year history it has raised a total of $11.202.86.
Earl (the gumball king) Williams, announced at the February 12th club meeting that after 50 years the Kiwanis club gumball machine project had finally crossed the $200, 000 mark by 92-cents.
At our June 4th meeting we inducted a very special new member of our club. Lamar Wiggins. As best as it could be determined by Kiwanis International, Lamar, at age 102, was the oldest new member ever inducted to Kiwanis. He was sponsored by his stepson, Don Williams.
LuGene Lewis was named Kiwanian of the Year for 2003.