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                               Club News
Here is the latest news from the Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis!                             

2018 Kiwanis Foundation of Charlotte County 35th Annual Scholarship Award Presentation - 05/13/2018
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Since beginning 35 years ago, when 15 Kiwanians contributed $100 each to fund the Kiwanis Foundation of Charlotte County Scholarship Fund, the Kiwanis Foundation Of Charlotte County has grown to over $1,682,898.00! Never using the principal, the Foundation has awarded over $1 Million in scholarships to Charlotte County High School Seniors. On May 9th, 2018, the Foundation awarded over $100,000 in scholarships. (Photography Credit: Steve Lineberry - Photographer)

Jared Forma, GM, Charlotte Stone Crabs, Special Speaker - 05/03/2018
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Jared Forma, General Manager, Charlotte Stone Crabs, was the special speaker at the weekly Thursday morning meeting (05/03/2018) of the Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis. Jared gave an informative talk on his baseball management background and the exciting upcoming promotions during the Charlotte Stone Crabs 2018 baseball season. For tickets and promotion details:
Photo L-R  Connie Thrasher, Sunrise Kiwanis Member (Club Secretary); Jared Forma , GM, Charlotte Stone Crabs and Craig De Young, Sunrise Kiwanis Member (Club Treasurer)


Bridget Montalvo, American Red Cross of Central Florida, Special Speaker - 04/26/2018
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Bridget Montalvo, American Red Cross of Central Florida was the Special Speaker at the (04/26/2018) weekly Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis Thursday morning meeting. Ms. Montalvo gave an overview of the many programs that the American Red Cross provides residents. She also shared the many opportunities that the American Red Cross has for volunteers.

Jim Carroll, "Movers & Shakers" Donates to "Shoes for Kids" - 04/19/2018
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Special "Thanks!" to Jim Carroll, "Movers & Shakers" for the generous check presentation to the "Shoes for Kids Project." "Thanks again, Jim Carroll! Lots of Charlotte County school kids will be going to school in brand new tennis shoes!" 
(Photo L-R) Christy Smith, Founder & Director Shoes For Kids-Sunrise Kiwanis and Jim Carroll. — with Christy Smith.

Hector Flores, Assistant County Manager, Special Speaker - 04/19/2018
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Hector Flores, Assistant Charlotte County Administrator, was the Special Speaker at the 04/19/2018 weekly Thursday morning meeting. Mr. Flores gave a thorough presentation on the special projects "in the pipeline" in Charlotte County. 
(Photo L-R) Sunrise Kiwanis member - Kelli Geddeis, Hector Flores and Sunrise Kiwanis member - Steve Cammick

10th Aniversary SHOES FOR KIDS Championships at Twin Isles County Club - 04/06/2018
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    The 10th Anniversary SHOES FOR KIDS Championships will be held at the Twin Isles County Club on April 6th, 7, 8th, 2018. 

10th Anniversary  SHOES FOR KIDS Championships

                       at TWIN ISLES COUNTRY CLUB, Punta Gorda


                    April 6,7,8 2018

   * Open & Age Group Divisions – Mixed Doubles & Singles

     * Featuring Punta Gorda Men’s...

Krista Madden, Special Speaker, shares "Kids Baking Program" - 03/19/2018
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The Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis had a packed fun-filled hour at their weekly Thursday morning meeting. Krista Madden, owner, Krista's Cheese Kakery shared with club members the program she provides for children - introducing and educating them to baking.

Photo: (L-R) Sunrise Kiwanis member - Scott Bond, Krista Madden and Sunrise Kiwanis member - Ava Adams. 

Dan & Jan Stuckey, The ARCHway Institute, Special Speakers - 03/08/2018
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Dan Stuckey & Jan Stuckey were the special speakers at the Thursday morning (3/08/2018) meeting for the Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis. The Stuckey's shared the vision and programs available through The ARCHway Institute - working with individuals suffering from additive diseases. For more information: 
(Photo L-R) Sunrise Kiwanian Eric DeYoung, Jan Stuckey, Dan Stuckey Special Speakers and Sunrise Kiwanian Matt Uebelacker

Ever Wonder What the Port Charlotte Kiwanians Do? - 03/05/2018
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Every wonder what the Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanians do? Join us Thursday mornings 7;30am-8:30am at the Cultural Center, 2200 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, FL. And help us do what we do!

Over $400 Raised for the 3rd Annual Duck Race & KIDFEST - 03/02/2018
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Special "Thanks" to Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis members, Mark Kemeny and Kathy Kemeny, Founders/Owners of Just Counters & other stuff, who supported the 3rd Annual Duck Race & KIDFEST at their recent 15th Anniversary party. Sunrise Kiwanis members Connie Thrasher, Brandi Fassett Ball, Donna Listenberger and Paul Listenberger raised over $400 from guests. Sunrise Kiwanis members, Herb Isley and Leslie Miles Isley , better know as the Armadillo Band provided the music.