November 30, 2020
Board Meeting Reminder - Wednesday, December 9, 11am
Send agenda items to Sue by Friday, December 4.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
Help is still needed to ring bells on
Friday, December 4
Meridian Mall

Contact John Merten for details.
MSU Circle K Update:

Thanks to Amanda Makemson and Carla Simone from MSU Circle K who joined us today!  Carla announced that the MSU Circle K club has raised more than $500 for the Kids Against Hunger program.  They raised $65 at their Chipotle fundraiser.  Their last meeting will be Tuesday, December 8 for the semester.  We love our CKI friends and appreciate all their hard work!
Happy Bucks:
  • Norb for MSU Circle K visitors, the wins by the MSU Football team, Men's Basketball team and an Olie and Lena Joke!
  • Bill C for the MSU Football, Men's Basketball, Hockey team wins; for the Penn State Football team and for a great Thanksgiving Zoom with the grandkids.
  • Marie - for Coral Gables carryout meals - try the Roast Beef or Club Sandwich.  Yum!
  • Barb - for the volunteers who helped deliver Thanksgiving meals last week.  And a few jokes!
  • Sue P - for the Equity Excellence Certificate Program offered by the MI District of Kiwanis. $100 per person.  See the info in the newsletter or
The Michigan District of Kiwanis is offering an Equity Excellence Certificate Program in February 2021.  The program is open to any Kiwanis member and guest. Information is available at If you need more information, contact Sue Petrisin.
Childhood Literacy
Kiwanis International partners with Reading is Fundamental and Scholastic for childhood Literacy.  Check out the many opportunities that are available to our club.

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 December 24 and December 31.

Weekend Survival Kits moved between 9:00 and 11:00 am from Okemos to individual schools on 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.

Let's continue to support our great partners and the staff at Coral Gables.  Please browse through the menu – – and then call (517) 337-1311 to place an order.

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

Passcode:  ELK2020
This Zoom Room is also used for board, foundation and committee meetings.
Thursday, December 3 - ELHS meal and Weekend Survival Kit meal deliveries
Friday, December 4 - Salvation Army Bell Ringing @ Meridian Mall
Monday, December 7 - Club Meeting
Wednesday, December 9 - Board Meeting
Thursday, December 10 - ELHS meal and Weekend Survival Kit meal deliveries
Monday, December 14 - Club Meeting - Jereme Grinslade, Kiwanis Children's Fund Update
Thursday, December 17 - ELHS meal and Weekend Survival Kit meal deliveries
Monday, December 21 - Club Meeting - Club Online Party
Monday, December 28 - No Meeting
If you have anything you would like included in the weekly newsletter, please send it to <> by noon on Mondays for inclusion in the week's 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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