Speakers
√ July 1:
Gretchen Crane- Omaha Conservatory of Music
√ July 8:
DeJuan Reddick Exec Director POC-
Joey Wolfe, Development Director
The Hope Center for Kids
2200 N 20th Street 
Omaha, NE 68110
√ July 15:
 Alexis Bromley, Omaha Girls Rock
√ July 22:

Tracy Domgard and Key Club Reps RE: International Key Club Convention

July 29:

Leigh Healey RDN, LMNT, LD

Hy-Vee Corporate Registered Dietitian

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Welcome to the Kiwanis Club of West Omaha
 
Founded in 1938 for Kiwanis Club of Greater Omaha and founded in 1961 for Kiwanis Club Westside which have merged together to form the Kiwanis Club of West Omaha. Each has a rich history of community service throughout the years. We are an eclectic mix of ages, genders, occupations, backgrounds and interests. We are all passionate about making our community and the world a better place for children so they can thrive. We are devoted to serving the children in our local community and also children all across the country and worldwide through unique and innovative service projects and fundraising initiatives. Members and invited guests meet each Monday at Noon for food, fellowship, and for the opportunity to hear from speakers about important matters in our region.
 
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Attendance: 19 Members
 
50/50 Still no winner.
 
Ralph collected Happy Buck's. 
 
Joann reported on the Board Meeting.
Kip brought pizza that half was paid for out of the Administrative Budget.
The $2000.00 check received from the District Foundation was deposited in our Public Service account.
We have a total of $53,000.00 in our accounts.
$500.00 was approved to contribute towards sending a Key Club member to the Convention in Anaheim, CA. Tracey Domgard is the Key Club District organizer for this trip. They have 12 Key Club Members signed up to go. The cost of  $1490.00 is for registration, airfare, 6 nights lodging, a bus tour and a trip to Disneyland. The $500.00 contribution will help with their expenses.
It was approved for our club to pay registration fees for the District Convention. 
Next Board Meeting is Tuesday, August 8th.
 
Next Flag Day is July 4th. Email Dennis if you are available to help.
Dennis reported that so far this year $3,608.17 has been collected. There's still a few people that have not paid. Frank will contact them.
 
Steve said the Golf Tournament exceeded the budgeted goal.  The goal was $4,600.00. The net was $5,100.00. He had lot's of volunteers. Tregaron Golf Course  is reserved for the first weekend in June of next year for our next golf tournament.
 
There is a possibility of a Summer Party. Joann is looking into us taking a ride on  Omaha Rapid Bus Transit (ORBT). Getting off at a mall and going to a restaurant to have dinner. Joann will have more information on this in the near future.
 
Kip introduced our speaker Pam Wiese · Vice President PR and Marketing at Nebraska Humane Society. Her job is to carry out the shelter’s mission through her actions and through media. Being in her position for nearly twelve years, she has and continues to present that mission through traditional and social media, always wearing many hats and always crediting the shelter’s success due to hard work of thousands of animal lovers- many of them seldom seen. Pam had a handout with amazing statistics.  She was presented with a $100.00 check for the Humane Society. 
 
Barb presented this message from Ann Woodford, Comminity Relations Manager Ronald McDonald House. "I am reaching out today as we are beginning to recruit our incredible volunteer base to help us sell flags on Big Red Friday which will be on Friday, August 25th from 6:00am to 9:00am. Volunteers will be needed at McDonald's locations all across the state in order to help us sell Husker flags and raise money for all the families staying at Nebraska's only Ronald McDonald House. If you would like to join us, please visit https://app.vomo.org/opportunity/big-red-friday-with-rmhc, select your choice McDonald's location, and click join. Create a simple account with Vomo and you are good to go! "  Barb & Dave, Frank and Joann have signed up to do this. 
Speaker for June 22nd is Richard Patterson, Director of Operations for Counterparts LLC. Counterparts is a property management company that handles daily operations for the 105 homes in Riverfront Condo Association.
Next meeting is at noon on June 22nd at Legends.
 
Submitted by Barb St John