November 3, 2020
Our Speaker on Monday, November 2
Bill Beekman, Athletic Director
Michigan State University
MSU Athletic Director Bill Beekman joined was today's guest speaker.  Bill talked about the extensive COVID-19 testing program that the student athletics are engaged in.  Several levels of testing is completed to be sure the athlete is COVID-19 negative. A student who tests positive is isolated for 21 days before they can return to competition/training.  Testing protocol varies by sport.  All 21 sports will be action beginnning January 1 - hopefully.  There is no timeframe as to when fans will be able to attend games.  It is projected that about $2million will be spent on testing this year.  Thanks, Bill for stopping by.
Today's Guests:
  1. Amanda M from the MSU Circle K Club updated us on the club's activities.
  2. Jill Mason, the Sparty Mascot Program assistant director and a friend of Sue's joined us.  Jill helps us deliver meals on Thursdays to East Lansing School families.  Thanks, Jill!
Today's Announcements
  1. Barb is working with a community church on our involvement to provide Thanksgiving Day dinner fixings.
  2. Be sure to sign up for a shift ringing bells for the Salvation Army on December 4 at Meridian Mall.  The link to sign up is later in this newsletter.
  3. Know someone who would be a great speaker for our Monday meeting?  Let Scott Greenlee know.  Our next open meeting is November 23.
  4. Please send any items for the November 11 Board Meeting agenda to President Ken by Friday, November 6.
  5. There are open positions on both the club board and the foundation board.  If you are interested in serving on either board, please let Ken know.

Opportunities to Serve

Here are opportunities for you to serve our community.  We've listed the project and the club contact.

Meal deliveries from EL High School continue every Thursday 11:30 am EXCEPT November 26, December 24 and December 31.

Weekend Survival Kits moved between 9:00 and 11:00 am from Okemos to individual schools on November 5, November 19, December 3, December 10 and December 17.

The meals deliveries from the high school range from 2 stops in Lansing to 7 stops in East Lansing. Time to deliver ranges from 30 minutes to 2 hours. 

The Weekend Survival Kit deliveries use one or two vehicles to moves meals from one stop to the school loading areas. There is most often help to both load and unload kits. 
  • East Lansing High School - 100-200 kits 
  • Attwood Elementary school - 60 kits
  • Heartwood and Secondary Learning Center - 40 kits
  • Fairview School - 100 kits 
Contact Barb Hollstein to volunteer for any of the food deliveries.

Salvation Army Bell Ringing, Friday, December 4, 10am-8pm; Sign Up Here:  Salvation Army Bell Ringing  Contact John Merten for more details.

The Kiwanis Club of East Lansing
meets every Monday at 12pm
You can join us at Coral Gables Restaurant
on Zoom

Passcode:  ELK2020
This Zoom Room is also used for board, foundation and committee meetings.
Monday, November 9 -  Club Meeting - Chris Holbert, Membership & The Kiwanis Club of Brooklyn - A Success Story
Wednesday, November 11 - Board Meeting, 11 a.m.
Monday, November 16 - Club Meeting -  Doug Hemming – “Get to Know C-Span”
Tuesday, November 17 - MSU Circle K Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, November 23 - 
Tuesday, November 30 - 

December 1 - MSU Circle K Meeting
December 8 - MSU Circle K Meeting

If you have anything you would like included in the weekly newsletter, please send it to <> by noon on Sundays for inclusion in the Monday newsletter.  Pictures and project updates welcome!

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2020 - 2022

President - Kenneth Dimoff
President  Elect - Vacant
Vice President - Vacant
Secretary - Sue Petrisin
Treasurer - Bill Chynoweth
Board of Directors
2018-2021:  Barbara Hollstein, Chester Lewis, Eric Rosekrans
2019-2022:  Brice Bush, Norbert Kerr
2020-2023:  Marie Wicks
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