Club Meeting at PONDEROSA STEAKHOUSE

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Dr. Harold Olin G-C Superintendent

Dr. Harold Olin, Greenfield-Central Schools Supt. with Gerry Smith, Kiwanis President
Dr. Harold Olin, Superintendent of Greenfield-Central Schools spoke to Kiwanis about various activities within the corporation.  Dr. Olin, a Hancock County native, is a third generation educator.  He has 26 years experience in education the last 19 of which are in the G-C corporation.

He spoke of the Mission Statement for 21st Century Public Schools:
  1.  To prepare students to be successful in the workplace.
  2. To prepare students to active and responsible citizens.
  3. Help students discover and develop their talents.
He mention that 3 of our schools were 4 Star Schools and we have had 2 blue ribbon schools.  The high school has 19 varsity sports; 50 clubs; instrumental, choral, drama and dance performing arts; STEM; VexRobotics; Super Mileage; NASA Moon Rover Challenge; and Academic Teams.

The corporation is embarking on a construction project that will include air conditioning in the high school gymnasium, high school fine arts area, a new high school greenhouse, new weight room, roofing fixes, HVAC upgrades, building security upgrades, additional kindergarten classroom, restroom, and hallways.  

For additional information on the corporation or any of the schools see https://www.gcsc.k12.in.us/

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Greenfield Cental Junior High Builder's Club

Builder's Club:From left Adam Richarville, Sponsor; Madi Succaw, President; Mia Wampler, Vice-President; Alison Kirk, and Secretary; and Nick Uhl, Sponsor.  

Kiwanis Builder's Club Advisor Terry Beagle
Greenfield Builder's Club reported on their activities this year.  Builder's Club is a service organization available to students at Greenfield-Central Junior High School.  It has 15 members.  The sponsors are Adam Richardville and Nick Uhl.  The officers are Madi Succaw, President; Mia Wampler, Vice-President; Alison Kirk, and Secretary; and Grace Davis, Treasurer.

The club sponsored a Halloween Trick the Halls at the High School; Sold Ribbons to raise money for the Leukemia Society in honor of Ty, a Mt. Vernon student; rang the bell for the Salvation Army;  dressed up as their favorite President on President's Day; planning a beautification of the court area at their school.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Hancock County Historical Society


Mike Kester, a Directorof the Hancock County Historical Society spoke to Kiwanis explaining the mission and operations of the Society.

The mission of the Hancock County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Hancock County Indiana.  The Society is  a local, mostly volunteer group that is a not-for-profit 501©3 organization. The HCHS is located in the Chapel in the Park Museum and the Old Log Jail Museum at 26 and 28 North Apple Street in Greenfield, Indiana. The historical society has a large collection of items in both the Old Log Jail Museum and in the Chapel in the Park Museum – with most of the displays located in the Chapel’s basement. There are several thousand items in the collection ranging from ice age animal fossils, Native American projectile points, pioneer artifacts, Civil war memorabilia, Victorian era clothing and accessories to World War I and II items. We even have some more modern day pieces.
The collections and buildings are open to visitors on Saturday and Sunday from 1-5pm during the months of April through October.  Group tours *by request* at alternate hours.  Admission is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children.  Memberships start at $20 per year.  To join the society or obtain more information see http://hancockhistory.org/.
 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Maxwell and Greenfield K-Kids

Maxwell Intermediate School K Kids: Andrew Traebel, President; Jennifer Blasdel,Sponsor; Owen Kerkhof, Vice-Presidnet; and Bailey Wiseman, Sposnor


Greenfield Intermediate School K-kids: Katie Creamer, Sponsor; Natalie Jones, Secretary/Treasurer; Romie Bennett, Vice President Elect; and Deena Batton, Sponsor.

The K-Kids from Maxwell and Greenfield updated the Kiwanians on their activities this year. 

Maxwell K-Kids held two food drives, one for the Food Pantry and one for the Soup Kitchen.  They also had a plastic bag recycling event, made Holiday cards, cleaned classrooms, and made cards for the teachers.

Greenfield K-Kids  participated in the Homecoming Parade, sold pink ribbons for Breast Cancer, held a canned food drive, helped nursing home residents, made posters for a talent show and did a treat box for the Harris Staff,

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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.