November 16, 2017

This  Week’s  Meeting:


Thursday, November 16:

     Our guest  speaker will be Lieutenant Eunice Gitaw, from the Salvation Army Corps in Frankfort. She will talk about  the  ministerial and outreach services of the Salvation Army in Frankfort and Franklin County.


Greeters Thursday will be Mackendy Alcinvil.

Opening prayer by Roy McCall.



      Will  be a joint meeting with Frankfort Rotary Club on Wednesday, November 22. Noon at Capital Plaza Hotel. ( Details at right)


     On Thursday, November 30, retired Lt. Colonel Allen Boone will round out speakers for November.  Colonel Boone is the Director of Veteran Services for ADANTA.


Opening Prayers Schedule

     The Human & Spiritual Values Committee has named the members who will be offering the opening prayer for our weekly meetings over the  next  several; weeks. The schedule is as follows:

    November 30—Carol Banks; December 7—Randall Thomas; December 14—Fred Troutman;

and December 21-Fred Deaton.

     Any member wishing to have his or her name  added to the opening prayer list, should contact Tommy Haynes or Ron Moore.



Love  It!   Share  It!   Live  It!

Remember To Sign Up—

We Want A  Crowd  Of Kiwanians Present….

 Rotary/Kiwanis Joint Lunch Meeting

November 22, Capital Plaza Hotel

     Kiwanis Club members are reminded that we will  meet  with the Rotary Club on Wednesday, November 22, at noon at the Capital Plaza Hotel.

Cost of the meal is $12.50 and you can pay at the door.  Name badges can be picked up at the door as well.

     Club member and past KT District Governor

Chuck Fletcher will be the speaker. A sign up sheet will be circulated at Thursday’s meeting.  Members not in attendance Thursday   can sign up by emailing :


Remember Also

   Your Happy Dollars and 50/50 contributions support our Administrative Fund…

     Christmas Parade December 8 sponsored by Cap City Radio. Kiwanis asked to provide volunteers…

     West Ridge Elementary School Holiday Festival December 16. Kiwanis again cooking and serving free pancakes.

     Volunteer to help set up and take down the sound system each week.  Talk with President Tommy…Training  provided…Give those few who do it week after week  a break..

     Think about someone who has not been at a weekly meeting for some time…text…email or call him or her…AND  while at it, think about

Kiwanis Club of Frankfort

Capital Kiwanian

November 2, 2017


Editor’s Note:   Due to a computer problem, you will not receive your usual Capital Kiwanian.  Hopefully, this  limited edition will help you to be informed about essential Club happenings.


This Thursday’s MeetingSpeaker:  Gary Muller, Director, Frankfort Planning & Zoning .   GREETERS==Melissa Eaton and Kimball Bruckner Owner of  The Fix Computer Store.  Opening Prayer: Dianne Cobb.

NEXT Thursday, November 9, is the second Thursday. No speaker. Business roundtable.


PANCAKE  BreakfastLast Saturday’s Pancake Breakfast was on par with those of past years. Excellent crowd…great food and wonderful time for community fellowship.

   Income will be announced when all monies are in and bills paid.


This Friday, November 3:


OK for CASA Chili Luncheon

11:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m.

VFW  Second St. & Capitol Avenue


October 19, 2017



This Week’s Meeting                          

Thursday, October 19:

      Our speaker will be Wayne Briscoe, Chief of the Frankfort Fire & Emergency Medical Service.

     Chief Briscoe will discuss fire safety in our homes and businesses and give us an update on  the department over which he recently assumed command.

    Let’s have good attendance present   Thursday to welcome Chief  Briscoe  as he talks about and represents this vital community service  agency!


   Thursday’s GreetersMo Shands & Steve Stewart.

Opening Prayer-Ed Wright.


October 26 Speaker: Matt Noel, telling “Story of Drug Addiction To Recovery,”

     Opening Prayer: Randal Thomas.


Calling All Kiwanians!!!

Remember Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 28.

Sell tickets…Help distribute tickets to members who cannot attend weekly meetings…Plan to help work at the breakfast…

     A successful Pancake Breakfast will help ensure our continued work with children and youth in Frankfort and Franklin County. Every  ticket we  each sell or  purchase will  make  a difference!


Kiwanis is more than “just a club”—

It is a commitment to service!


Kiwanis:   Love  It   Share  It   Live  It



“Service-Outreach Happenings”

This Thursday Evening

October  19


Halloween Party

Capital City Activity Center

4:45 P.M.


Costumes Optional

Several Club members have volunteered…more are needed.  Be at Center by 4:45.



Franklin  County Health Department

Drive Thru Flu Clinic

Lakeview Park

6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.

Kiwanis volunteers report by 5:00 p.m .

Park in lot nearest Pavilion.


Junior Achievement: Kiwanis

Volunteers Again Requested

     We again have great opportunity to share with students in the classroom to talk with them about citizenship, government and  other things in our community. I need nine Kiwanians to help in our elementary  schools.  I must hear from you by this Thursday, October 19, or the door to this opportunity will be closed.

     Classes run 30-45 minutes and training for volunteers will be given. Last year’s five  class presentations were a great experience. Call me at (502) 803-1967 or email me at if you are interested in helping, Chuck Fletcher



October 5, 2017


Weekly Meeting                          

Thursday, October 5

Our speaker will Club President-elect Marchele Jenkins,  who as most members know, is Executive Director of the Capital City Activity Center.

   Yes, that name  of the Center is correct even thought this editor often falls back to the former name of  “Senior Activity Center.”

    So, be here Thursday to learn why the name change, along with the many other exciting changes and innovations/renovations  that have taken place or will be taking place  at the  “Capital City Activity Center”.


And Remaining October Meetings…

October 12:  No speaker. Second Thursday business session.

October 19: Speaker—Wayne Briscoe,  Chief of Frankfort Fire & EMS.

October 16: Speaker—Matt Noel,  Story Of Drug  Addiction  To Recovery.


And New For Weekly Meetings…

    Listed below are Club  members who will be offering the opening prayer for weekly meetings in the  month of October:

     October 5—Marchele Jenkins. October 12—

Ron Moore. October 19—Ed Wright. October 26—Randall Thomas.

     From this time  forward., the names of those offering opening prayer  at weekly meetings will be published in the Capital Kiwanian a month in advance. Any member who wishes to be included on the opening prayer list is asked to check with Ron Moore or Tommy Haynes..


Board of Directors Meeting

October 4, 11:00  a.m. Capital City Activity  Center.

The Annual One & Only…

Kiwanis Club of Frankfort

Pancake Breakfast

October 28

First Christian Church

This is a Club project in which each of us  can take part.  TICKETS are  ready  to be picked up and sold for  $5.00  each.  Cheap way to treat family members or friends to a great break.


On Our Calendar…

October 4:Board of Directors meeting. 11:00 a.m. Capital City Activity Center.

October 19: Franklin County Health Department annual drive thru flu shot clinic. Lakeview Park.

6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Kiwanis to help collect and deliver food to Food Pantry.

October 28:   Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. First

Christian Church. Serving 7:00 a.m.—Noon.

Kitchen crew report  6:00 a.m.

November 3: Ninth Annual OK for CASA Chili Luncheon. 11:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m. VFW. Second Street & Capitol Avenue.

November 11—Veterans Day

November 22—Joint meeting with  Frankfort  Rotary Club. Noon. Capital  Plaza Hotel,

November 23—Thanksgiving Day



Weekly  Greeters: As many of  you remember, we have from time to time asked Club members to serve as greeters.  Membership Chair Ed Powe is working on  a new plan whereby we will have two greeters at the door  each Thursday.

     When implemented,  the list  of greeters and their respective dates to serve will be published in  the Capital Kiwanian ( as we are doing with those  offering the opening prayer ).)


Frankfort Kiwanis Club meets at noon every Thursday
The Office Pub and Deli
614 Comanche Trail
Frankfort, KY 40601

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