On May 26, the 46th annual Piscataquis River Race “finally” happened....more
On May 26, the 46th annual Piscataquis River Race “finally” happened....more
SUMMER AND DOVER-FOXCROFT KIWANIS AUCTION RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER~
Foxcroft Academy Senior and Key Club member Jin Lin (Wayne) Chen presented a...more
Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanians took advantage of the beautiful weekend...
Congratulations to our Number 1 winner!!
Others who answered Question #15: Tom Gerrish, Lydia Richard and George Barton
Thank you for participating in the Website Challenge!
Question #14 (Jan. 21-27)
Question #13 (Jan. 14-20)
Congratulations to Judy Raymond!
Question #12 (Jan. 7-13, 2014)
In a Social Winter Activity held in 2008, where was the Kiwanis Family Sledding Party Held? (Answer: Moore Hill - Answer can be found under 75th Celebration on the Menu, Part V-Some Social Activities)
Congratulations to Jan Barton!
You are the WEBSITE KIWANIAN OF THE WEEK!
Thank you for participating
in the Website Challenge.
Others who answered Question12:
Judy Raymond, Paul Raymond, Tom Gerrish, Arnold Shorey
Please check back for more information soon.
Question #11 (Dec 31, 2013 - Jan 6, 2014)
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
In 2013, The Annual Winter Social was hosted by the Mid-Maine Aktion Club. Who were the three winners of the "Keep Me Warm Raffle"? (Correct answer: John Nichols, Carlie Davis, and Beth Engdahl)
Congratulations Arnold! You are a second time winner( Question #1 and Question #11) in the Website Challenge.
You are again given the title of:
WEBSITE KIWANIAN OF THE WEEK!
Michelle Patterson was a close 2nd at 11:29 PM on January 2nd, answering only a few minutes after Arnold. Others who answered on January 3rd - Judy Raymond, Marilyn Hartford, Barb Austin, Lydia Richard, and Tom Gerrish!
We are counting down - only 34 days until the Annual Winter Social, so your chances get better to win the GRAND PRIZE every time you answer one of our Website Challenge Questions!
Question #10 (Dec 24-30)
In celebration of our 75th year as Kiwanis Club of Dover-Foxcroft:
When was the first "Variety Show" Fundraiser held by our club at Central Hall? (Correct answer: April 1938)
Congratulations Rita! You were the first to answer Question #10 and have earned the title of WEBSITE KIWANIAN OF THE WEEK!
Rita has been a member of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis for over 8 years and is our Immediate Past President. Rita is a co-chair of our Christmas Project, chairs the Blood Drive in August, takes responsibility for the Book Barn at our Annual Auction, and is involved in nearly every project or fundraiser the club undertakes (if she is in the country!). Rita is literally a world traveler and has not missed a NE Convention or Kiwanis International convention since she has been a member. She works with the Red Cross in disaster situations and is a true advocate for anyone or anything in distress....a valuable asset to the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club and the Kiwanis family worldwide.
Thanks also go out to the following who jumped into the challenge and answered our question correctly. Your names will all go into the "hat" for a chance at the grand prize drawing in February: Judy Raymond (from Virginia), Barb Austin (from Ohio) and Tom Gerrish (from Sebec Lake).
Question #9 (Dec 17-23)
What SLP "adopted a child" and went on a shopping trip during the 2012 Kiwanis Christmas Project? Extra Credit: Can you name the club members in the vehicle?
(Correct answer: The Mid-Maine Aktion Club (Extra credit: Deb Somers, Doris Morse, Woody Woodworth, Lydia Richard, Rene Coffin, Brian Woodworth and Cindy Woodworth)
Tom was the first to answer once again!! Congratulations on being the WEBSITE KIWANIAN OF THE WEEK for the second time! Tom has been our most faithful Website Challenge follower and anyone who has "beat him to the punch" in answering the question of the week first should feel very proud. Tom has been our photographer on the spot and many of the website pictures were taken by Tom. Thank you Tom for your support and continuing interest in the website. Tom has been involved in Kiwanis service for over 38 years serving in the Westbrook Club, Orono-Old Town, and in Dover-Foxcroft for the past 22 years. We are very fortunate to have someone of Tom's dedication involved in our club.
Lydia Richard, Mid-Maine Aktion Club President, was a close 2nd. Extra credit goes to Lydia Richard, Barb Austin, Judy Raymond for answering the bonus question this week - and many thanks to Selina Guo, and new contestant George Rolleston, Key Club Advisor. Thank you one and all!!!!
Question #8 (Dec. 10-16)
How many families were provided with gifts, coats, boots, hats, sneakers and a Christmas turkey dinner during the Annual Kiwanis Christmas Project in 2012? (correct answer: 68 families)
Michelle was the first of 12 to answer Question #8 and is our newest WEBSITE KIWANIAN OF THE WEEK!Congratulations Michelle and thank you for participating. We have a gift waiting for you!
Michelle is one of the newest members of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club, but she is not new to Kiwanis service. She was a former member of the Guilford Kiwanis for many years, and she is very supportive of Kiwanis projects. She is especially interested in support of Key Club and their activities. Her son Delan was the former President of PCHS Key Club and obviously received his drive and love of public service from his Mom. Thank you, Michelle, for participating in our contest and for all you do in the name of Kiwanis.
There were 11 other participants who joined in the fun for Week 8 including 3 FA Key Club members, 1 Builders Club, and several members. Eight of these 11 additional members answered in rapid fashion within 1-2 minutes of each other - a very fun and aggressive week. The following are the participants other than Michelle who joined in:
Starting at 6:46a.m. - 9:41a.m. - Barb Austin, Marilyn Hartford, Jan Barton, Selina Guo, Paul Raymond, Tom Gerrish, Phong Dang (Fia), and Fern Morrison - and following right along with Kiwanis spirit: Judy Raymond, Andy Hinkley, and Lindsey Zimmerman.
Thank you one and all - your names have been all entered into our Grand Prize Drawing for Feb. 11, 2014!
Merry Christmas from the Website Committee!!!
Question #7 (Dec. 3-9)
What day in December 2012 did Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis members join the PCHS Key Club at their Christmas Party? (correct answer: Dec. 19th)
Past Treasurer of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club, and Legion of Honor recipient, was the first to answer Question #7. Paul is very involved in all of the DF Kiwanis activities including the Thayer Parkway Harvest Dinner, Christmas Project, Canoe Race, Piscataquis Heritage Hot Air Balloon Festival, Whoopie Pie, and spends many backbreaking hours assisting with the pickups for the Kiwanis Auction -not to mention working all three days of the Auction lugging purchased items and selling and maintaining the Raffle Tickets. Paul is very much appreciated - and now his newest involvement has earned him Website Kiwanian of the Week! Paul won a Kiwanis brand sleeve for his cup of coffee - or ice tea while in Florida this winter. Additionally he will be sporting a new Kiwanis patch on his favorite shirt or golf bag. Congratulations and Thank you Paul!!
Others to answer this question#7: Tom Gerrish, Judy Raymond, Marilyn Hartford, and Selina Guo (FA Key Club)! Thank you all for participating!
Question #6: (Nov. 26 - Dec. 2)
Who wrote the article: "Kiwanis Club spreads Holiday Cheer, Unites Community?" (Answer: Fern Morrison, FA Key Club)
This week, the first to answer was Lori Sharrow.
We have been trying to find her, to let her know she is the winner (our first "Mystery Voter"!) Lori, we wish to invite you to our next meeting and present you a gift! Thank you for your interest and support of the Website Challenge!
AND, thank you again, Tom Gerrish for answering this question#6 correctly!!
Question #5: (Nov 19 - Nov. 25)
"What can you find on our website that you can be thankful for"?
Judy was the first to answer our question#5, she received a Kiwanis stick pin to wear proudly -and her answer was: "We should be thankful for Cindy who works so hard behind the scenes to maintain and update our website. She does a super job!"
Judy has been a member for 16 years, and is a vital part of most committees especially the Harvest Dinner at Thayer Parkway, Christmas Project, Piscataquis Canoe River Race, Piscataquis Heitage Hot Air Balloon Festival, Whoopie Pie Festival, and Chairman of the Annual Auction Cashiers. She is also our seamstress "in-house" and keeps all of our banners updated with newest badges and awards.
We can depend on Tom to keep an eye on our website every day and week and be one of the first to check out the Website Challenge Question. Tom's answer to our Question #5 was: "I am thankful for our (Dover-Foxcroft) Kiwanis Club once again taking the lead role in the "annual Kiwanis Community Christmas Program".
Tom Gerrish has been a member of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club for 22 years since 1991 and prior to that served an additional 16 years in Kiwanis - first as a member of the WestBrook Kiwanis Club (3 years) and then as a member and Past President of the Orono-Old Town Kiwanis (13 years). Tom has served Kiwanis for a total of 38 years! Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Committees: House, Website and Marketing, Publicity, Annual Piscataquis River Race, Annual Auction (General). As part of the Marketing committee, Tom is our on-the-spot photographer and keeps every event up to date with excellent photos.
Answer: This answer could be anything that a member found interesting..no wrong answer.
Tom Gerrish was the first to answer this question. Tom is our Website Kiwanian of the week ending Nov. 11, 2013 and was recognized and awarded a "special gift" at our meeting on November 12, 2013.
Thank you Tom, Jan, Barbara A, and Arnold!! Your names will all be included in the drawing to be held at the Winter Social in February 2014.
Kiwanis Committees: Nominating, Human and Spiritual Values, Annual Piscataquis River Race, Annual Auction General Committee
Our Website Mission Statement
"To provide a resource for our club members to stay connected to Kiwanis on local, district and international levels, and to make notice of accomplishments as we serve the children in our community and the world."