Your Fall Edition of the Builder!

A new Kiwanis year is upon us! The Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound held their induction of new officers on September 29th at the Inn on the Bay. A full viewing of the many pictures taken by PLG Linda van Aalst's future son-in law, John White, may be seen on website gallery. Thank you John!

R to L: Distinguished President Paul Strimas congratulates President Bill Sornberger for his year of service.

President Susan is inducted by

LG Eric Gonneau.

The club had an opportunity to thank our new Past President Bill Sornberger for serving our club over the past year. DP Paul Strimas presented him with a token our of our appreciation.

LG Eric Gonneau thanked outgoing Board members K Alex Morris and PP Andrew Drury. He also inducted our newest members to the Board, PLG Linda van Aalst and K Paul Matthies. He wished Treasurer Paul Kirk well as he tallies things up again for another year and, in Secretary Julia Levine's absence, reaffirmed her as well.

President Elect Don Sweatman and President Susan Davey were installed as our new leaders. LG Eric was also able to present Distinguished President Paul Strimas with his certificate and pin for his outstanding service to our club in 2014-2015.

PP-President Elect Don Sweatman

and LG Eric Gonneau.

LG Eric and our new Board members for 2016-2017, K Paul Matthies

and PLG Linda van Aalst.

The club was proud to be able to induct the newest member to our club but not new to Kiwanis, K Ryan Gibbs. K Ryan was previously a board member at the Kiwanis Club of Trenton. DP Bob Miller, with help from PP Gord Harris, K Jack Tweddle and P Susan Davey welcomed him to our club.

President Susan welcomes our newest member, K Ryan Gibbs.

PP Gord Haris ties K Ryan's apron to make him Kiwanis Kitchen ready...

A dynamic team for 2016-2017

President Susan Davey and PE Don Sweatman

October 6th Luncheon Meeting Highlights!

Teamwork was evident in our first meeting of the new year. Kiwanians and guests were greeted by K Paul Strimas and K Fred Druyf. President Susan wielded the gavel and was assisted by PE Don Sweatman, along with fines master PP Gord Harris. K Linda Gignac read the Objects of Kiwanis and PLG Linda van Aalst was the lucky number draw recipient.

PE Don handed out dinner programs to those who were unable to attend our evening induction. As well, he presented perfect attendance pins to International Trustee Gary Levine- 16 years, DS Julia Levine - 4 years, K Jim Mcmanan 5 years and in his absence, John Prettie 36 years.

The club was excited to congratulate PP Elwood on his 95th birthday. As well, we were honoured to receive a $500 cheque from the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group. They love our campground!

PP Elwood making a wish.

Our wish for Elwood is a

wonderful year ahead!

Thank you to P Susan for ensuring a cake was there for all to enjoy.

PP Gord Harris, P Susan Davey, Past Rally Chair Peter Prinsen, Current Chair Kevin Moores

CMVG using our Whispering Pines facility each year and are in a position to give back to our club.