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Kiwanis Club of Wauwatosa Public Welcome

Feb. 15, 2013

Founded April 20, 1926


Officers: President – Rich Woods; President Elect – Dave Eppelsheimer; Vice president – Eli Potkonjak; Treasurer – Bob Reinhardt; Secretary – Andy Barnes; Immediate Past President – Taylor Poehls.

Directors: Bob Gross, Warren Carity, Kevin Dwyer, Ken Snyder, Tom Schultz, Ed Ellingson, John Foley



Looking forward to the meeting of February 19, 2013


Don Nordholm – February 18


February 14 – Directors' meeting at Alioto's.

February 19 – Our speaker will be Jean Bachhuber of Oak Park Place, who has a

lot of experience dealing with Alzheimer's disease.


Meeting notes: The WEHS Key Club officers, plus Officer Marty Keck, were our guests this week. The Key Club is going strong, with about 75 paid members and even more students participating – including guys! The Club's immediate plans are to assist with the Longfellow basketball tournament and Wauwatosa Children's Theater, and they are working with the WWHS Key Club on a Relay for Life event. Our other guest was Tamara Martinsek, who will be back on March 19 to present a program about Kids From Wisconsin, of which she is the executive director.

Our speaker was Maria Nicholas Groves, telling us about Feeding Mouths Filling Minds, which she started with her husband to work with schools and orphanages to create sustainable food systems. They've provided chickens to Kenya and are working on building a boys' school there.

Interclubs: Last week's interclub with Brookfield was successful. Attendance was 7 – 6 in favor of Brookfield. This week, Friday, Tom Schultz is leading an interclub with Elm Grove Golden Guy, which meets at the St. Mary's Senior Center in Elm Grove, beginning with a Social (half) hour 9:00-9:30 a.m. and a program 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast: Coming up fast. Sunday, March 3, from 8 AM to 1 PM. The flyer is attached. Call Eli Potkonjak for tickets and Jason Gonwa for placemat advertising (

Program assignments: February 26, Ken Snyder (pancake breakfast preparation). March 12 ?. March 19, Mike D'Amore. March 26, Kevin Sjostrom.

Meetings: Tuesday noon, Mayfair Mall Community Room

Newsletter Editor - Kevin Sjostrom p Reporter - Ilija Potkonjak p Newsletter distribution: Tom DeLuca

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