The current and recent bulletins are listed here and older bulletins are in Bulletin Archive

Bulletin from Sept 28 2023 meeting Lots of happy bucks this morning, and we learned about the mission and goals of the local non-profit radio station 95.5 FM KCBP, which is an all-volunteer project of the Modesto Peace/Life Center.

Bulletin for September 14, 2023 Our new president Ana presided over her first meeting in office. Program by the State Theater with lots of hope for downtown improvements and we all look forward to the new ‘Intermission’ lounge being open.

Bulletin for August 31, 2023 The Kiwanis Bell investigation continues. A report on the Lodi Interclub. A new member, and a corporate one at that, followed by a program on the The Imagination Library of Stanislaus County which is part of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. A full meeting as always.

Bulletin for Aug 24 2023 We heard about the Junior Navy Seals program from its director, a parent and an alumni. Also, Graffiti T-shirts are available for those who ordered one.

Bulletin for August 17, 2023 This week we met at the Great Valley Museum at MJC West Campus. Arnold gave the program about the GVM. Afterwards we had a tour. It was a beautiful setting among wilderness and wildlife pictures and exhibits. Rumour has it that our Kiwanis Bell may have been stolen – more later.

Bulletin for August 10, 2023 Steve Ashman from CASA gave us an update, Jewell Kee was inducted and lots of fun and games.

Bulletin for August 3, 2023 Graffitti T shirt day was a huge success. Jennifer had more activities going than a third grade teacher on the last day of school.

Bulletin for July 27th 2023 New member Nicole was given her apron. Happy Bucks and announcements. Wear Graffitti T shirts next week and we will have fun, prizes and pictures.

Bulletin for July 20th 2023 Program from the Senior Law Center about scams aimed at the older generation. And then Skipper sent a postcard to blow apart the fine avoidance scheme proposed by President Jennifer. If you send a postcard from your travels to NMK,PO Box 473, Modesto, CA 95353 you may avoid a fine.

Bulletin for July 13th 2023 A moving program from the ‘International rescue Commitee’ and their invaluable work to aid refugee immigrants plus a brief Board Meeting report, Happy Bucks and more.

Bulletin for July 6th 2023 Fourth of July parade recap. Two new member aprons and lots of Happy Bucks. Busy meeting. Bill Heyden also helped build the float and did the great sound and music on it.

Bulletin for June 29th 2023 The Alzheimer/Dementia Support Center gave us an entertaining program. The second reading of new officers was made.

Bulletin for June 22nd 2023 Program from the Chamber of Commerce describing the many organizations and businesses and community efforts that they are engaged in. Happy bucks and guests and zoom guests.

Bulletin for June 15th 2023 A wrap up of the Parade and Car Show that we all worked on last weekend. Quite a few guests.

Bulletin for June 8th 2023 Parade and Car Show this weekend. Lots of discussion of final information and plans. We are all set. Lets have fun at our biggest fundraiser and get set for the year ahead.

Bulletin for June 1st 2023 The meeting was abuzz withh Parade and Car Show preparations. We also had a presentation from the Family Justice Center of Stanislaus County which is doing great work to help victims of abuse and violence.

Bulletin for May 25 2023 Volunteer opportuities abound in the next weeks with the Parade on Friday the 9th, American Graffitti Car Show on June 10th and 11th and July the 4th activities (on July 4th!). Our program was on one of our main missions; that of helping the disadvantaged youth in our community,

Bulletin for May 18 2023 Carla Strong from Howard prep explained how new laws may require this critical support for individuals with disabilities to close. Also get ready to volunteer at our NMK American Graffitti and parade.

Bulletin for May 11 2023 We welcomed two new members and talked about our favorite subject — American Graffiti. If you haven’t signed up for one or more tasks, please do so now.

Bulletin from May 4th 2023 meeting May the fourth be with you! Program by Ken Silvia from ‘Youth for Christ’ , an organization we have suopported for a long time. Lots of announcements and reports.

Bulletin from April 27th 2023 meeting Beyer High School bought their robot ‘Roger’ to demonstrate their robotics program. Events on Friday, Field Games, and Saturday, pancake breakfast for Love Modesto.

Bulletin from April 20th 2023 meeting Joint meeting with Sunrise Rotary. Lots of energy in the room. Good to share with this other active service club.

Bulletin from April 13th 2023 meeting We had a full room with the students who are our scholarship recipients and their supporters. Remember next week (the 20th) is at Greens in 10th, a joint meeting with Rotary.

Bulletin from April 6 2023 meeting Our topics ranged from eggs to electric vehicles and more. Next Tuesday (April 13) we host our 16 scholarship recipients and their parents.

Bulletin from March 30, 2023 meeting April will be a busy month for NMK: Scholarship presentations on April 13, our annual joint meeting with Sunrise Rotary on April 20, Field Games on April 28 and Love Modesto pancake breakfast on April 20. Today’s program was about Pickle Ball.

Bulletin from March 23rd 2023 meeting New member, Curtis Martin was introduced. Lots of upcoming volunteer opportunities and socials to read about. Our Resource Conservation District explained how important our insects and pollinators are; very interesting.

Bulletin from March 16th 2023 meeting New member, Nan Jacobs, and lots of announcements. Learning Quest told us of their imprtant work in improving literacy around the county.

Bulletin from March 9th 2023 meeting Dr. Redwing from MJC spoke on how our education system is entirely wrong. Thanks to Channa for the bulletin this week.

Bulletin from March 2nd 2023 meeting Lots of great information from the previous days Board Meeting about our donations and plenty of announcements about upcoming events along with Happy Bucks.

Bulletin from Feb 23rd 2023 meeting Great program about vaccinations. Interclub visit from Turlock. Lots of important announcements.

Bulletin from Feb 16th, 2023 meeting Entertaining program about the inspiring work Hope Haven West is doing to help kids needing wheelchairs. Speaking of inspiring, our birthday song for Abbey Power prepared both her and everyone for a great day.

Bulletin from Feb 9th, 2023 meeting Another fun meeting with Valentine trivia. Great program from John Ervin on ‘Project Uplift’ , helping disadvantaged young people. Graffiti Car Show progress update.

Bulletin from Feb 2nd, 2023 meeting Board Meeting Report. Two new member aprons raised lots of money. Happy Bucks and lots of announcements for you to look at.

Bulletin from Jan 26, 2023 meeting No program, but a bunch of Happy Bucks, announcements and an extra drawing at the end. Interclub on Friday and Bowling on February 11th.

Bulletin from Jan 19, 2023 meeting Our program updated us on the Camp Jack Hazard plans. The Graffiti Car Show and Parade organization is kicking into high gear. Thanks to Tim Ragsdale for this weeks bulletin.

Bulletin from Jan 12, 2023 meeting Today we learned about the Stanislaus 2030 strategy and celebrated TWO birthdays today.

Bulletin from Jan 5, 2023 meeting A big new year is ahead. Welcome to 2023 and see the Board Meeting report and Happy Bucks!

Bulletin from Dec 29 2022 meeting Lots of New Year’s plans were shared, but few would commit to their 2023 resolutions. Farewell 2022!

Bulletin from Dec. 22, 2022 meeting Lots of fun and music. Open the bulletin for pix of the merriment.

Bulletin from December 15th 2022 meeting The Christmas Basket Distribution went beautifully in spite of rain. A very good zoom presentation on the Kiwanis Family House and its valuable work. Next week is the family and friends Christmas meeting.

Bulletin from December 8th 2022 meeting Basket Distribution this Saturday. Great reviews of all the fun at Breakfast with Santa last weekend. Board meeting report.

Bulletin from December 1st 2022 meeting Breakfast with Santa this Saturday. Very insightful comments from our program by Jason Conway of the Gospel Mission.

No meeting today, November 24th. Happy Thanksgiving.

Bulletin from Nov 17 2022 meeting Great explanation of the new Children’s Museum and plans for its opening in 2023. See the schedule for the Holiday season.

Bulletin from Nov 10 2022 meeting Fun program by one of our own new members; thanks Abigail. Busy Christmas season is coming up. Volunteer opportunities abound.

Bulletin from Nov 03 2022 meeting First meeting of the month so a board report and no program. Lots of announcements and Happy/Sad bucks. New member Nikko’s apron was read.

Bulletin from Oct 27 2022 meeting Great program from the ‘Shower Shuttle’ mobile shower and laundry. Also, two new member aprons were read. Find out what a ‘Double Dirk’ is.

Bulletin from Oct 20 2022 meeting Update on Howard Prep, previously known as Howard Training Center. Also some Happy Bucks and lots of announcements.

Bulletin from Oct 13 2022 meeting Entertaining program about the Navy’s use of the Awhanee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. Also a brief report from the previous days board meeting.

Bulletin from Oct 6 2022 meeting We heard an update on Camp Taylor, which gives children with cardiac conditions a chance to experience lots of summer fun. Notable anniversaries and announcements as well.

Bulletin Sept 29 2022 James Costello from the Modesto Peace/Life Center and a member of the Forward Together committee talked about this initiative to improve community and police relations. It’s a busy fall in Modesto and our members are involved to many of the activities.

Bulletin for Sept 22 2022 Fun times as Jennifer Mullen presided over her first meeting as 2022-23 club president. We also learned about the services of United Cerebral Policy of Stanislaus County.

Bulletin Sept. 15 2022 Deinstallation dinner is tomorrow evening. Time to kick out Aaron! Also, we need happy people photos from the festival. See info in this bulletin.

Bulletin September 8th 2022 Deinstallation next Friday the 16th. New members have joined us. Board meeting report in this bulletin.

Bulletin September 1st 2022 Get ready for De-Installation on September 16th. Great presentation about Stanislaus Youth Empowerment Program. Lots of news in Happy Bucks.

Bulletin August 25th 2022 Get ready for De-Installation on September 16th. Great presentation about Stanislaus Youth Empowerment Program. Lots of news in Happy Bucks.

Bulletin August 18th 2022 Very meaningful program today with an update on Modesto City Schools from Sara Noguchi. Thanks to this incredibly busy superintendent for spending time to bring us up to date on the challenges and successes of MCS.

Bulletin August 11th 2022 Kyle Barkers magical musical memories. Local history from David Seymour of the McHenry Museum and Historical Society. De-Installation signup is going around.

Bulletin August 4th 2022 Board meeting report. **Meet at American Graffiti car Museum from now on.**.

Bulletin July 28th 2022 Update on things happening at the state Theater and a bunch of Happy Bucks. Call for school supplies.

Bulletin for July 21st 2022 Lots of action; interclubs and socials coming up, a bunch of happy bucks. Opera Modesto presented the program and we were treated to a Hungarian song.

July 21, 2022 Meeting

Lots of action; interclubs and socials coming up, a bunch of happy bucks. Opera Modesto presented the program and we were treated to a Hungarian song.

July 14, 2022 meeting

We learned about the services of The Central California LGBTQ+/2S Collaborative and heard about the travels of several members. Another fun hour.

July 7 2022 meeting

A small crowd but lots of sharing, as usual.

June 23rd 2022 Meeting

MJC 100th Anniversary year. Great program by George Boodrookas. Two member aprons presented so don’t fail to introduce yourself and sign Christina Hansen and Robert West’s aprons.

June 16th 2022 Meeting.

What a great American Graffiti car show and Parade. Brent and Charlie reported on the parade and show. Jeremiah Williams announced that this Saturday June 18th at 11am is a Juneteenth celebration in Graceda Park. See the Bulletin Archive Page.