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Div. 33 Lt. Governor Marvin Fuller

Calendar: 1998-99 Year

October 28, 1998
The South Bakersfield Club hosted the first DCM with a Halloween theme at Lt. Gov. Marvin Fuller's new office. Over 144 were in attendance including Bakersfield Christian High Key Club and East Bakersfield High Kiwin's. Div. 33 Clubs held their Council Meeting while the kids had a ball. (Left picture)
October 29, 1998
The Southwest Bakersfield Club was officially organized after two pre-organization meetings held at the Southwest Lanes. This is the ninth club in Bakersfield with 30 paid names on the official Kiwanis Petition. Pictured on the right are: (R-L) NCB & PSDLG John Stephenson, Charter President Alan Beck, President Elect Gary Corbell, Vice President Neil Dwyer, Secretary/Treasurer Melissa Fuller, Lt. Governor Marvin Fuller and Temporary Secretary & PDLG Phil Niederauer.
November 19, 1998
The Taft Club hosted the second DCM with a Thanksgiving theme at Victoria Garden in Taft. The Div. 33 Clubs were split up as Indians and Pilgrims while the Lt. Governors home club (Oildale) was the Turkey. The "Turkey" (Don Zeak - Oildale) with Div. 33 First Lady Darlene Fuller and Oildale First Lady Lynn Deats at his side.
December 10, 1998
The Southwest Bakersfield Club's Charter Night Dinner was held at the Traven By The Green. Cal-Nev-Ha District Governor Bob Maurer presented the Charter to Alan Beck, as the Charter President. (See News Page)
December 10, 1998
The Southwest Bakersfield Club's Charter Night Dinner was held at the Traven By The Green. Cal-Nev-Ha District Governor Bob Maurer presented the Charter to Alan Beck, as the Charter President. (See News Page)
December 17, 1998
The East Bakersfield and Golden K Clubs hosted the third DCM with a Christmas theme at Lt. Gov. Marvin Fuller's new office. Santa Clause (Bob Shore - East) took down on a scroll what each child wanted for Christmas.
January 8, 1999
The Taft Kiwanis Club celebrated its 74th Annual Charter Night and Presidents Night. Current President Kathy Orrin introduced Master of Ceremonies Lt. Governor Marvin Fuller (PP 1984) who reviewed each of 77 past president's occupation, highlight of their year and the meeting location. In 1938 and 1970, two preisdents held office. Thirty-five past presidents are deceased. Vic Lesovsky (PP 1959) was the oldest in attendance along with 7 other past presidents. Congratulation to Fred Cossum (arrangments), Linda Cossum & Katherine Burgner (decorations) Adrian Agundez (video history) and Pat & Oz Kats (dinner).
January 21, 1999
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 4600 Stockdale Hwy. for Ruth McClain, 77, who passed away January 15, 1999. Ruth was a Charter Member of the Kiwanis Club of Golden K Rosewood-Kern City. She was serving as their 1998-99 Club President. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the Kiwanis International Foundation - IDD.
February 6, 1999
South Mid-Year Conference, Pasadena, CA.
February 15, 1999
File IRS Form 990 & California Form 199 (Foundation)
February 27, 1999
North Mid-Year Conference, Fresno, CA.
March 4, 1999
Division 33 Elections were held at 5:30 p.m. at Hodel's Olive Dr. 1999-2000 Lt. Governor Designate is Ray Hacker & First Lady Shelley (Rosedale) and Lt. Governor-Elect Designate is Phil Field & wife Leah (Kern).
Governor Bob Maurer presented 14 DSA to the following: Bakersfield - Bakersfield Club; Delano - Arny Morrison; East Bakersfield - PP Bill McClure; Golden K - Carmen Balch; Kern - Fuchsia Ward; Oildale - Bill Altmiller; Rosedale - Lee LaFrenz; Shafter. - PP Chris Hall; South Bakersfield - PLG Tom Johnson; Southwest Bakersfield - Melissa Fuller; Taft - Don Hall; Tehachapi - George Wolters & PP Chuck Stowell; and Westchester - Chuck Thompson.
April 9-11, 1999
East Bakersfield High Kiwin's attended the 23rd Annual Cal-Nev-Ha District Kiwin's Convention "Journey into Service for Tomorrow", San Jose Double Tree Hotel, San Jose, CA. Seventeen Kiwin's members (11 girls & 6 boys) enjoyed an outstanding convention, and they were chaperoned by Mrs Michelle Sanders (Faculaty Advisor), PSDLG John Stephenson (Kiwanis Vice Advisor) & Mrs. Kathy Maloney (Parent). East Bakersfield's 1998-99 Ruby Division Kiwin's Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Pluta was the Convention Chair, and she was elected the 1999-2000 District Kiwin's Governor. The 1999-2000 Ruby Division Kiwin's Lt. Governor is EB's Priscilla Rojas.
April 16-18, 1999
Key Club District Convention, Santa Clara, CA.
April 19, 1999
Southwest Bakersfield Kiwanis Club First Annual Charity Golf Tournament was held at Kern River Golf Course with a 8:30 a.m. teeoff Team Scramble followed by a BBQ and Awards. Charter President Alan Beck reported a net profit of $976. Shown at the registration table, were PE Neil Dwyer, Glenn & Brenda Nakanishi, and Nancy Kerns.
April 24, 1999
Bakersfield and Rosedale Kiwanis Clubs "Drop Zone Draw" North West Promenade was held from 12-5 p.m. Southwest Bakersfield Kiwanis Charter President Alan Beck was the Drop Master. At the final 4:30 p.m. drop by Bakersfield Kiwanis, Ashleigh Geddes won $1,000 for having the closest tennis ball to a blue dot in the center of the drop area. Bakersfield Pres. Bob Doozan provided the official measuring of the winners. (Left) Rosedale Kiwanis provided delicious tri-tip sandwiches and children's bounce-house. Pictured are PP Dave Axtell and Rosedale Pres. Hugh McGowan cutting the meat.Bakersfield Club sold over $10,000 worth of tickets and Rosedale Club sold over $1,000 to the fund-raising event.
May 1, 1999
Global IDD Day. The Kiwanis Family SKIP A MEAL on April 25 - May 1, 1999 in celebration for the World's Children.
May 20, 1999
Tehachapi Kiwanis Club 4th Golf Tournament and Awards Dinner at Horse Thief Country Club - Stallion Springs, 12 noon Shotgun with 4 person Scramble using Modified Calloway scoring System - $85/ea. Call Jack Conley at 661-822-6801. Sign-up Form
June 3-6, 1999
Kern Kiwanis Club 5th Annual Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout, Stroke Cutters. PSDLG John Stephenson and Tammy Lodermeier (South Bakersfield) presented the first place check of $1,000 to Stan Pryor who was 9.35 feet from the pin. Second was John McKiearnan with $500 (17.29 feet) and third was Brandon Long with $250 (29.87 feet). A total of 255 out of 501 golfers qualfied by getting their ball in a 12 foot circle which gave them 3 balls for semi-finals. The 10 closest to the pin had one shot each for the Million Dollars. Seven hole-in-ones were made during the qualifying rounds, and one was made in the semi-finals. The ball sales were $16,111 or $1,043 higher than last year. 1999 MDHIOS Information Flyer
June 5, 1999
Help Oildale Kiwanis Club Clean-up CALM, Jun 5, 1999 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There will be a BBQ at noon for all the Volunteers. After the BBQ, feel free to tour the CALM grounds and enjoy your afternoon. Call Pres. Wayne Deats at 661/833-6663 or Sec. Kelly Tomlinson at 661/837-1220 to confirm your reservations.
June 13-14, 1999
Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District Las Vegas IDD Golf-Bowl, June 13-14, 199, Gold Coast Casino Hotel & Rhodes Ranch Country Country Club, Las Vegas, Nevada. Registration Fee @ $65.00, Bowling @ $80.00, Golf @ $145.00, & Monday Night Show @ $30.00. Contact by telephone @ 702-875-4532 or Fax 702-875-4089.
June 18-22, 1999
Kiwanis International Convention, Denver, CO.
July 10, 1999
Mesa Marin and Division 33 proudly presents: KIWANIS NIGHT AT THE RACES, July 10,1999 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are only $8.00 (with $4.00 going to IDD) and children under 12 years old are FREE. Call Alan Beck at 397-2646. (Right) 1999 KIWANIS NIGHT Information Flyer
July 31, 1999
Division 33 Lt. Governor-designate Ray Hacker (Rosedale) announced Club Officer Training (COT) for 1999-2000 club presidents and secretaries to be held Riverlakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Certified Trainer PSDLG John Stephenson will conduct the training. For more information call LGD Ray Hacker at (661)391-9001.
September 24, 1999
ABC News 20/20 with Hugh Downs does his last story on Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) on Friday at 10 p.m. PDT. KERO-TV 23 interviewed PSDLG John Stephenson (Kern) about IDD for 5, 6, & 11 p.m. newscasts. John has donated $2,000 for his on Hixson and his late son Randy's Hixson that has saved 40,000 kids from IDD. (Left) KERO-TV also showed pictures of IDD cans and iodized Morton Salt. On September 17, 1999, Nettles Brown, International President-designate sent a letter with a pledge card announcing 20/20 show. (Right)
August 12-14, 1999
The Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention hosted by Division 33 in Bakersfield was a great success. At the Governor's Installation Dinner/Dance held on Saturday night, "Team 2000" were installed in their white tuxedo with purple tie and cummerbund. 1993-94 Governor Frank Taylor installed 1999-2000 Governor Terri and First Gent Chris Neumann. Governor Terri installed Division 33 Lt. Governor Ray and First Lady Shelley Hacker (Rosedale).
September 30, 1999
1998-99 Year Ends
October 15, 1999
1998-99 Annual Report Due