Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
|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.|
|Rachel Dennis and Kandi Floyd, Victim Advocates with Alternatives, Inc,|
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
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.
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