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Old Mill Foundation Didion Benefit Fund - 09/13/2017
Submitted by: Lois Frank
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The Cambria Kiwanis Club hosted a live auction and a silent auction to raise funds for the Old Mill Foundation Didion Benefit Fund on July 15th.  This is a fund that was set up to help those impacted by the Didion Mill explosion that occurred in our small community.  Thanks to the hard work of the Kiwanis members, the generous businesses who donated items, and the supportive people of our community and surrounding areas we were able to raise over $14,250.00 during the auctions. 

The event also consisted of an evening meal thanks to the wonderful people at the Columbus Pick N Save and Roundy’s.  They served over 90 people a delicious meal and raised an additional $1,237.00...

Club: Chilton - Submitted by: Jean Van Frachen, Secretary
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Bill Elliott was a great asset to the Chilton club. In his 55 years of service, he served 3 terms as President, served on the Board of Directors and numerous committees. He was a Hixson award receipent. He was instumental in establishing the clubs' scholarship. Bill was the Charter Representative for the Kiwanis sponsored local Boy Scout Troop for many years. His service will be missed not only by the Club but by the community.

Bike Rodeo - 08/20/2017
Submitted by: Steven Hammill-Beloit
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Eclosed is a picture and written info on a Bike Rodeo held by Kiwanis Club of Beloit - Noon on July 27, 2017 in conjuction with Culver's Restaurant.

The Kiwanis Club of Beloit – Noon and Culver’s co-sponsored a Bike Rodeo. The City of
Beloit Fire Department and Police Department along with CCI were on hand for the event.
The winners of the bikes are (from left) Abigail Kirchhoff, Kinsey Hessian, Mason Crary
and Leighton Greenberg. In the back row is Rich Franklin of Culver’s and Kiwanis and
Kiwanis members Bob Schendel, Mary Ann Bredeson, Dave Garner, John Butchart and
Steve Hammill.