Calendar of Events

“I am so impressed with the quality of our speakers each week.  We have so many successful events in the community that promote and support children. Kiwanis has been a great way to give back to others.”
David Haynes, Haynes Long Term Care Insurance

May 7, 2015 

Peter Reike, Kiwanis Carolinas District Aktion Club Administrator
“Aktion in the Carolinas: Kiwanis for Adults with Disabilities”

Introduction: Sheila Cauthen
Invocation: Randy Uzzell
Guests: Dixon Johnson
Courtesy: Herb Oliver
House Committee: Walt Sowinski, Sir Robert Bell, Allen Kivett and Dick Routh
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton
and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Lynn Browning/Jane Whichard

 

May 14, 2015

Louis DeJoy, Chairman & CEO of New Breed Logistics
“The Leading U.S. Provider of Complex Logistics Services”

Introduction: Bob Borden
Invocation: Rick Dodson
Guests: Wayne Ford
Courtesy: Bill Crawford
House Committee: Curtis Laughlin, Tom McClure, Churchill Brown, and Allan Kirkman Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 John Scott/Ralph Huey 

     

May 21, 2015

Doug Copeland, President and Publisher of the Triad Business Journal
“Remembering D-Day and the Invasion of Normandy” (This will be a special meeting to honor veterans and Memorial Day)

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Ross Cox
Guests: Robert Gretton
Courtesy: David Belk
House Committee: Bill Britt, Woody Deyton, Allison Fuqua and Dave Kinne!
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dave Pokela/Rick Dodson

 

May 28, 2015

Mark Prince, President & CEO if the Guilford Merchants Association
“GMA: “Helping Greensboro Businesses Flourish”

Invocation: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Mary Rakestraw
Guests: Lenny Guyes
Courtesy: Woody Deyton
House Committee: Lenny Guyes, Clyde Taylor, Max Sharpe and Alan Atwell
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton
50/50 Bob Nolan/Andrea Neese 

     

>April 2, 2015

Ken Mayer, Moser, Mayer, Phoenix Associates Member of Leadership Team

“How the Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park Will Transform Downtown Greensboro”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Jane Whichard
Guests: Allison Fuqua
Courtesy: David Belk
House Committee: Lenny Guyes, Clyde Taylor, Max Sharpe and Alan Atwell
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton
and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dave Pokela/Rick Dodson

 

April 9, 2015

Hank Henning, Chairman of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners

“The State of the Union of Guilford County”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Mo McCord
Guests: Jane Whichard
Courtesy: Bill Crawford
House Committee: Walt Sowinski, Sir Robert Bell, Allen Kivett and Dick Routh
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Bob Nolan/Andrea Neese


     

April 16 2015

Dr. Ian Taplin, Professor of Sociology & International Studies at Wake Forest University

“A Crystal Ball Look at the Future of the NC Wine Industry”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Woody Deyton
Guests: Bob Sevier
Courtesy: Bill Shaw
House Committee: Curtis Laughlin, Tom McClure, Churchill Brown and Allan KIrkman
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dick Kern/Danny Barden 

 

April 23, 2015

Mihan House McKenna, PhD, of the U.S. Army Engineering Research & Development Center

“The Magic of Infrasound”

Invocation: Bob Borden
Invocation: Canty Alexander
Guests: D. Wayne Ford
Courtesy: Bob Nolan
House Committee: Bill Britt, Woody Deyton, Max Sharpe and Alan Atwell
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton
50/50 Dixon Johnson/Woody Deyton 

     

March 5, 2015

Doug Dibbert, President of UNC alumni Association

“The Role of Alumni in the Life of a University”

Introduction: Bob Borden
Invocation: Ralph Huey
Guests: Wayne Ford
Courtesy: David Belk
House Committee: Lenny Guyes, Clyde Taylor, Max Sharpe and Alan Atwell
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dick Kern/Danny Barden

 

March 12, 2015

Donald Moore, President and General Manager of the Greensboro Grasshoppers

“Professional Baseball in Greensboro in 2015”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Bob Sevier
Guests: Bob Sevier
Courtesy: Herb Oliver
House Committee: Walt Sowinski, Sir Robert Bell, Allen Kivett and Dick Routh
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dixon Johnson/Woody Deyton

     

March 19, 2015

Sam Simpson, Simpson Commercial Real Estate

“What a Major Manufacturing Megasite Would Mean to the Triad.”

Introduction: Bob Borden
Invocation: Andrea Neese
Guests: Robert Gretton
Courtesy: Lenny Guyes
House Committee: Curtis Laughlin, Tom McClure, Churchill Brown and Allan Kirkman
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50Lynn Browning/Jane Whichard

 

March 26, 2015

Brian Maness, President & CEO of the Children’s Home Society of NC

“The Promise of Family to Every Child”

Introduction: Bob Borden
Invocation: Alan Atwell
Guests: Mo McCord
Courtesy: Woody Deyton
House Committee: Bill Britt, Woody Deyton, Allison Fuque, Dave Kinne
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50John Scott/Ralph Huey

     

February 5, 2015

Roy Carroll, Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Carroll Companies

“The Story of a Developer who is Transforming Greensboro-and Beyond”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Dave Pokela
Guests: Jane Whichard
Courtesy: Bill Shaw
House Committee: Lenny Guyes, Clyde Taylor, Max Sharpe and Alan Atwell
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Lynn Browning/Rick Dodson

 

February 12, 2015

Rev. Alan Sherouse, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church

“Citified: A Church’s View of the City of Greensboro”

Introduction: Bill Walke
Invocation: Ted Crichton
Guests: Wayne Ford
Courtesy: Bill Crawford
House Committee: Walt Sowinski, Sir Robert Bell,
Allen Kivett and Dick Routh
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 John Scott/Ralph Huey

     

February 19, 2015

Rodney Carpenter, Executive of the Old North State Council of the Boy Scouts of America

“Scouting in the Piedmont: Inspiring Youth to be Leaders of Tomorrow”

Introduction: Alan Atwell

Invocation: Harlon Costner
Guests: Lenny Guyes
Courtesy: Wayne Ford
House Committee: Curtis Laughlin, Tom McClure, Churchill Brown and Allan Kirkman
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dave Pokela/Jane Whichard

 

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: February 26, 2015

Mark Prince, CEO & President of the Guilford Merchants Association

“GMA: Helping Greensboro Businesses Flourish”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Wayne Ford
Guests: Dixon Johnson
Courtesy: Woody Deyton
House Committee: Curtis Laughlin, Tom McClure, Churchill Brown and Allan Kirkman
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Bob Nolan/Andrea Neese

     

January 8, 2015

Doug Copeland, President & Publisher of the Triad Business Journal

 “What is Ahead for the Triad Economy in 2015”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: John Forbis
Guests: Alan Atwell
Courtesy: Herb Oliver
House Committee: Lenny Guyes, Clyde Taylor, Max Sharpe and Alan Atwell
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Bob Nolan/Andrea Neese

 

January 15, 2015

Dan Forest, Lt. Governor of the State of North Carolina

“The Major Challenges that North Carolina Faces in 2015”

Introduction: Jon Hardister
Invocation: Tom Taylor
Guests: Bill Crawford
Courtesy: Lenny Guyes
House Committee: Walt Sowinski, Sir Robert Bell, Allen Kivett and Dick Routh
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dick Kern/Danny Barden

     

January 22, 2015

Lynn Black, Chair of the Greensboro Foundation and Jody Susong, Marketing & Development Officer

“The Family Services of the Piedmont, and its Work with Children & Families”

Introduction: Wayne Ford
Invocation: Lenny Guyes
Guests: Allison Fuqua
Courtesy: Bob Nolan
House Committee: Curtis Laughlin, Tom McClure, Churchill Brown and Allan Kirkman
Reception: Graham Pritchard, Fred Hutton and Kenton Kreager
50/50 Dixon Johnson/Woody Deyton

 

January 29, 2015 - Special Event

THE FIFTH THURSDAY - No Luncheon Meeting!

UNCG vs. Wofford basketball game.

Meet at 6:oo in “The Spartan Spot” at the Coliseum.

Game Starts at 7:00 pm