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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER/SPECIAL PROGRAM IN MAY - 04/03/2017

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER/SPECIAL PROGRAM: May 4, is National Day and a special program provided by Red Larson. The Board has decided to have our regular noon meeting for this special guest. Members can choose to attend our meeting or the Day of Prayer. The Club will provide a pizza lunch for the Day of Prayer as we have for several years. Please check our Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/OkeechobeeKiwanis/


RADIO AUCTION - 03/01/2017

RADIO AUCTION: The Radio Auction was held on Feb 25, and went very smoothly. The gross should be around $7,000 with net profit of about $6,000. We appreciate all the businesses that donated items and gift certificates. A special thanks to Heather, Sherri, Ken, and Teresa for coordinating the auction, and to WOKC (Glades Media) for the air time. Please see our Facebook page for photos: https://www.facebook.com/OkeechobeeKiwanis/


MINI GRANT PRESENTATION - 02/01/2017

MINI GRANT PRESENTATION: The Okeechobee Educational Foundation presented the teacher mini grants on Jan 25. $16,125 was presented to assist teachers in their classrooms. We gave $4,000 in grants (with the state match). The Dick and Marge Blair Math Mini Grants of $1,000 were presented to RaeAnn Whiteside of Central and Jenni Ellis of South. Four $500 mini grants were given to RaeAnn Whiteside, Melissa Brady of Everglades, Elizabeth Stanley of North, and Ashley Starr of Yearling Middle. Dick and Marge's daughter, Marge Merrill, attended, and thanks the Club for this wonderful tribute to her parents.   Please see our Facebook page for photos: https://www.facebook.com/OkeechobeeKiwanis/