Kiwanis meeting of November 18th

Brenda Smith and Izayah Fannin were our guests today. The agenda followed introduction of guests.
1. Dr. Jodie gave a report on the shoe collection up to today. There have been 83 bags of shoes sent out so far. The deadline for the collection is Dec. 15th
2. Nancy Wain reported on the Stacy’s Sparkles event from Saturday
3. Next Tuesday is National Adoption Day and everyone is invited to the courthouse for an event
4. The Monroe Holiday Parade and Carriage Rides are this Saturday and a few more volunteers are needed
5. The deadline for the Poinsettias is 11/27/15. Pick up will be on 12/3/15
6. Volunteers are still needed for the Ida LIght Parade on 12/5/15
7. The Salvation Army Christmas Party is 12/9/15
8. Bellringing is Dec. 19th for the Salvation Army
9. We got a Thank You note from ISD for helping out at their dance
10. The bowling team took 1 point this week
State Representative Jason Shepperd was our guest speaker today.Some of the points he spoke on included :
a. Michigan Roads
b. Auto Registration
c. Gas Tax
d. Homestead Tax
e. Detroit Public Schools
f. Michigan Auto Insurance
He ended his presentation by answering questions from the members