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Here is all the news for the club.

Tony Walter,"Baptism by Football" - 03/05/2018
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Pictured above are (L-R) Tony Walter and De Pere Kiwanis President, Terry Hasselbacher. Tony was the featured speaker at our Kiwanis meeting. Tony is a native of De Pere and former sports editor and columnist for the Press-Gazette. Tony wrote a book titled "Baptism by Football", which chronicles events in Green Bay and area in 1922 including details of how the Packers lost, regained, and then saved their franchise. 


Muscular Dystrophy Association - 02/05/2018
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Pictured above are Joe Vanden Avond, De Pere Kiwanis member and Bri Lodel, Executive Director at MDA Green Bay. Bri was the speaker at our meeting. She spoke about the mission of MDA, the clientel, services provided and how we might volunteer. Joe has been a volunteer and spoke about how much he enjoyed the experience. 

West De Pere High School Band - 02/05/2018
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Pictured above are Charlie Ott, De Pere Kiwanis member and Dan Gilanyl, Band Director at West De Pere High School. Every year the band students help us with our Breakfast with Santa Event. They do a wonderful job! The folks that attend this event leave tips for the band and our club makes a significant contribution also. 

Kiwanis Children's Fund Silver Patch Award - 01/12/2018
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"The Kiwanis Club of De Pere has achieved Silver-level Today Club status for the 2016–17 Kiwanis year. That means our club’s unrestricted gifts and the unrestricted gifts from our club members to the Kiwanis Children’s Fund reached a per-member giving average of US$25. Congratulations!"

Korina Aghmar, Brown County Health Department - 01/08/2018
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Pictured are Korina Aghmar and Gabrielle Albers. Korina is the Brown County Health Dept. Communicable Disease Nurse and Gabrielle is a De Pere Kiwanis Club member. Korina was the speaker at our meeting. Her topic was influenza, what it is, how it's spread, what the symptons are and how to prevent it. This was a very timely and interesting subject. 

Jacob Enli, Honored Guest - 09/25/2017
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Pictured above (L-R) are Jacob Enli and his proud father, Eric Enli. Jacob recently graduated from the Marine Corps Boot Camp and was the honored guest at our dinner meeting. Congratulations Jacob and thank you for your willingness to serve our country. 

Keith Vanden Avond - 09/25/2017
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Pictured above (L-R) are Keith Vanden Avond and President Larry Lasee. Keith was presented a Certificate of Appreciation "In recognition of his participation in the April 2017 Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District Club Strengthening summit as a club member."

Exceptional Equestrians - 09/18/2017
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Pictured above are Nancy Williquette of Exceptional Equestrians and De Pere Kiwanis President, Larry Lasee. Nancy is the Director of Marketing and Development for Exceptional Equestrians and was the speaker at our dinner meeting. She spoke about the benefits of hippotherapy and therapeutic riding "to help people ages 2 and up improve their cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well being." Exceptional Equestrians is a non-profit organization located in West De Pere. You can find out more about Exceptional Equestrians at their website:


McKenna Collins, Miss Wisconsin 2017 - 08/21/2017
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In the picture is McKenna Collins, Miss Wisconsin 2017. She spoke to our club about herself and what it meant to be Miss Wisconsin. She also spoke eloquently and passionately about her platform of "Table Talk:Promoting Civil Discourse." She will also be participating in the Miss America contest this year. 

2017 Legion Baseball Season - 08/21/2017
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Pictured above is Coach Kevin Norman. He spoke at our joint meeting with the De Pere Rotary Club about the successful Legion Baseball Season. The Varsity team qualified for the state tournament and went 2-2 before being eliminated.  The WDP U17 team won the State Tournament for U17 teams. Congratulations to both teams for an outstanding season. This was Kevin's seventh season as coach!