By CATHY MOUNCE
Register Staff Writer
The Gainesville Kiwanis club met Tuesday to discuss the upcoming events and to begin planning for the club’s new year which begins October 1.
Current president Maggie Sykes detailed the upcoming installation banquet to be held Sept. 24 at the First State Bank conference center where new officers will be introduced. Mary Lou Leftwich is the new president-elect for 2013-2014.
Members will be recognized and honored for achievements during the past year including the Kiwanian of the year award.
The club is planning its participation at Depot Days Oct. 12 in Gainesville. The annual pancake breakfast will be served up during the morning hours at the Kiwanian booth and hamburgers on the grill will be sold that afternoon. Proceeds from the sales will benefit Kiwanis programs during the year.
Sykes said, “Depot Days is one of our most important events for the year. We all look forward to it.”
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.
By CATHY MOUNCE
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