Club Meeting at PONDEROSA STEAKHOUSE

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Thank you Jim Cherry

Jim Cherry completed his term as President of Kiwanis for 2015-2016 at the September 27 meeting.  Jim provided the program with slides about his trip to Brazil to see agricultural operations at mega farms in Manaus and Brazillia.  The club members thanked Jim for work in the past year. He was presented a scrapbook with pictures and stories of the past year.

New Officers Installed

2016-17 Officers installed September 27 were Donna Owen, Secretary; Barb Kauchak, President-Elect; Gerry Smith, Vice-President; and  Patric McClarnon, Treasurer. Chris Thompson was previously installed as the President.

New Members Initiated

New Members were initiated into Kiwanis. From left Susan Cherry, sponsor with new members Ron and Sarah Mohr, and Deb Cherry; New Members Shane Bryant, Drew and Judy Mulligan with their sponsors Jan and Steve Burt.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Spell Bowl Team

Barb Kauchak, Sandy Miller, Sue True, and Dave Medved represented Kiwanis at the Hancock County Adult Literacy Coalition Spell Bowl

Adams Heeting and Cooling emploiyees donates money for backpacks


Josh Russell, Tyler Pugh, and Robert Brooks of Adams Heating and Cooling present a check for $250 in support of Kiwanis Backpack efforts to the club on Tuesday, Sept 20. 

Alternatives, Inc

Rachel Dennis and Kandi Floyd, Victim Advocates with Alternatives, Inc,

Rachel Dennis and Kandi Floyd. Victim Advocates with Alternatives, Inc.   Alternatives Incorporated serves all victims of domestic violence-women, children, and men. Our services are non-sectarian and include emergency shelter; transitional housing; crisis advocacy; information and referral; and support and advocacy.
Alternatives is one of 29 shelters in Indiana.  Their primary service area is the counties of Hamilton, Hancock, Henry, Madison, Marion, and Tipton in East-Central Indiana.  Our agency is funded primarily from federal and state grant sources, with support from the United Way and private contributions.
For more information see http://www.alternativesdv.org/ or call the 24 hour emergency hotline at(866) 593-9999.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Birthday Party Septemeber 13

Over 70 Birthday bags were collected and given to the Food Pantry.

Don Hoffman cooking burgers

Birthday Party chairs Julie Dishman, Marty Crider, Barb Kauchak, Marcie Hoffman, and Carol Reddish


Tuesday, September 6, 2016


Wayne Addison, Hancock County Chief Probation Officer and local Auctioneer spoke to Kiwanis about his background and experiences.  Wayne was born in Hancock County.  His father worked for Ford Motor Company, the Hancock County Sherriff's Office, and started W.B Addison and Sons Auction,  Wayne wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement and majored in Criminal Justice at  Ball State University.  He served as a Reserve Deputy in the Hancock County Sherriff's Department and then became a Probation Officer.  He has been with the Probation Department for 34 years,  During that time the staff size has grown to 22 staff members.

Wayne stated that his goal is to try and change peoples lives where they have had poor examples or no examples.  He has two certified mental health counselors on the staff working with probationers. 

Wayne also mentioned that he was a new grandfather and that he is grateful to live in a generous county.

New Members

Kiwanis welcomes our new members:
  1. Carol Hudson
  2. Shane Bryant
  3. Deb Cherry
  4. Dew Mulligan
  5. Judy Mulligan
  6. Ronnie Mohr
  7. Sarah Mohr

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Greenfield Kiwanians perform service projects to help people and organizations. We also perform service projects to raise funds to support Riley Children's Hospital and many local charities.