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Change in meeting place! June 14, 2011

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Starting next week, June 21, the Bettendorf Kiwanis will be meeting at the Hy-Vee Club Room, 2900 Devils Glen Rd.  Enter through the west door and go upstairs; the Club Room is across the hall.  We’re looking forward to this new chapter in our club’s history and we thank Hy-Vee for working with us so we can enjoy this lovely meeting space.

District convention registration now available June 4, 2011

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The Illinois-Eastern Iowa district convention will be hosted by the Davenport Noon club this year.  Events are scheduled from Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th at the Radisson Quad City Plaza and RiverCenter.  Registration information is available now at this district page.  This year’s theme is “Rollin’ on the River”!

Scott County Humane Society seeking volunteers June 4, 2011

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Our local humane society is always looking for volunteers. You set your own hours and choose what you would like to do. Tuesday’s feature speaker told us that some volunteers come on their lunch break and walk dogs. Monetary donations are also accepted.

Thanks to our speaker May 29, 2011

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Thanks to Clare Kerofsky from the Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District for her program about Duck Creek and area watersheds.

Junior Achievement May 22, 2011

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Thanks to Barbara VenHorst from Junior Achievement for her program: “How to Have the Talk with Your Kids About…..Money Management”.  For more information about Junior Achievement, visit www.jaheartland.org or go to www.ja.org/programs.

Slate of new officers approved May 15, 2011

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At the May 10th meeting, the club’s membership voted unanimously to elect the slate of officers. They will begin their terms on Oct 1, 2011. Thanks to everyone who agreed to serve!

February programs are set January 29, 2011

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Here is the calendar of events for our lunch meetings in February 2011:
(Thanks to Doug Nelson for the arrangements.)
2/1/11: Business Meeting
2/8/11: NO MEETING; instead, we will be serving meals at Café on Vine
2/15/11: Hal Reed from Mississippi Valley Blues Society
2/22/11: Genesis Robotics

E-books & Audiobooks January 29, 2011

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Thanks to Maria Levetzow for her Jan. 18th presentation on E-Readers, E-books and Audiobooks. Here are some follow-up links if you want more information:
Bettendorf Public Library
WILBOR – West/Central Iowa Libraries Building Online Resources – allows library members to check out e-books and audiobooks. No E-Reader is required.

Mississippi Valley Welcome Center January 29, 2011

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Thanks to Margo McInnis from the Mississippi Valley Welcome Center for the educational program on January 11th.

Bucktown Revue January 29, 2011

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Thanks to Scott Tunnicliff for filling in as our program speaker at the last minute on January 25th. He talked about the history and current events of the Bucktown Revue.