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NEW OFFICERS INSTALLED FOR 2017-2018 - 10/11/2017
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The Kiwanis Club of Abilene installed new officers and directors at the club's October 4, 2017 meeting. TX-OK District Division 35 Lt. Governor, Christine Curtis-Carr conducted the installation of officers. New officers for the 2017-18 Kiwanis year are as follows:

OFFICE NAME
President Dennis Laster
Immediate Past President Nancy Miller
President Elect Randy Roewe
Vice President Gayla Mize
Vice President Amanda Wiskow    
Secretary Faye Dodson
Treasurer Tim Adcock
Foundation Advisor Brice West
   
DIRECTORS - 1 YR DIRECTORS - 2 YRS
Larry Kentz Lora Lynn Christensen
Ashley Larry Kimberley Cole
Al Morotini Cheri Drysdale
Gary Poynor Greg...

2016-2017 KIWANIAN OF THE YEAR - 09/27/2017
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At the September 27, 2017 meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Abilene, Jamie Breed was presented with the club's  Kiwanian of the Year award. Amanda Wiskow, last year's recipient of the award, made the presentation. Jamie Breed is a tireless worker for Kiwanis. She is a member of the club's Program Committee, serves as the pianist at meetings, is the coordinator of the BUG program at Reagan Elementary School, and served as the 2016-2017 Lt. Governor of Division 35 of the Texas-Oklahoma District. Jamie traveled to Paris, France to serve as a delegate to the Kiwanis International convention. Jamie prepared and presented the club's Signature Project idea to the Texas-Oklahoma...


DENNIS LASTER PRESENTED THE BAILEY G. CHOATE AWARD - 09/27/2017
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The Kiwanis Club of Abilene presented The Bailey Choate Award to Dennis Laster at the Septermber 27, 2017 meeting. This prestigious award is presented to a member who has a long and distinguised service to Kiwanis Club of Abilene. President Nancy Miller presented the award and noted what a special honor it was to have Rosemary Choate present for the ceremony. Rosemary is the widow of former Kiwanis TX-OK Governor, Bailey Choate for whom the award is named.  The award includes a $1,000.00 gift to the choice of a non-profit agency selected by the recipient.  

Dennis Laster has a long history of involvement in Kiwanis and the community. Some of those efforts are serving on the Kiwanis...