Category: Meetings

BNYP Club Meeting: Thu, Aug 18 @ 7PM

BNYP Club Meeting: Thu, Aug 18 @ 7PM

What: BNYP Club Meeting

When: Thu, August 18, 7pm – 8pm

Where: Community Room @ First State Bank in Bloomington. 204 North Prospect Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704.

David Warner from the Autism Society of McLean County (ASMC) will be talking about what programs ASMC funds, how Autism Camp went this year, and how we can help at the 2011 Autism Run/Walk.

After the meeting, we will have a happy hour at Rosie’s.

Hope to see you Thursday.

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BNYP Club Meeting: Thu, Apr 21 @ 7PM

BNYP Club Meeting: Thu, Apr 21 @ 7PM

What: BNYP Club Meeting

When: Thu, Mar 17 7pm – 8pm

Where: Community Room @ First State Bank in Bloomington. 204 North Prospect Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704.

At the meeting, we will hold elections for the 2011-2012 year (beginning in October) and have a program about Kiwanis International’s Eliminate Project.  We will also have club t-shirts there available for $10.

After the meeting, we will have a happy hour at Ride the Nine.

Hope to see you Thursday.  Come and hear/share the success of the garage sale!

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BNYP Garage Sale Fundraiser for Autism Camp Update

BNYP Garage Sale Fundraiser for Autism Camp Update

The 2nd Annual BNYP Garage Sale Fundraiser for Autism Camp was a smashing success.  Our goal this year was to top the $1800 we raised last year.  Our final fundraising tally from this year’s garage sale was $3126.70!  That’s the equivalent of sending 14 kids to camp for free.

The check will be presented to the ASMC board on April 6th.

The garage sale fundraiser was the Kiwanis One Day Event for our club.  For more information about Kiwanis One Day, click here.  Click here for more information about the garage sale.

Pictures from the garage sale will be up on Flickr and our website shortly.

Many thanks to everyone that participated in making this fundraiser an overwhelming success!

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The Traveling Gavel

The Traveling Gavel

Our friends from the Tuscola Kiwanis Club state it best:

“Each October, the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District Governor presents each new Division Lt. Governor with a handsome, personalized gavel.  The Lt. Governor sets up a schedule for the clubs in his or her division to pass the gavel from club to club within twelve months.  The purpose is to generate Interclub visits.  The gavel must be delivered in some unique way, and finally returns to the lieutenant governor before the end of his or her term.

Great creativity or culinary expertise is appreciated when presenting the traveling gavel. Clubs have presented the gavel with customized chocolate and caramel gavels, built into a bird house packed with birdseed, frozen in a block of ice, suspended in a pan of lime Jell-O, dropped from an airplane in a bag of flour, and buried in a basket of Easter eggs.   Clubs enjoy this tradition both for the creative ideas and the opportunity to enjoy the delivery!”

Here’s what we received from our friends at the Kiwanis Club of the Olympia Area.  Stay tuned for what we give to the Normal Club.

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