Kiwanis Club of Rock Island inducts new officers


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Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 1:09 pm
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Press release submitted by Julie Derrer

The Kiwanis Club of Rock Island held inductions for the new officers that will serve for the 2012-2013 year on Monday, October 1 at the Quad City Botanical Center. Elected officers include:

Jeff Behrens, President; John Califf, President-Elect; Zachary Edwards, Vice President; Tom Ketelaar, Immediate Past President; Mike Bell, Secretary; and Daryl Empen, Treasurer. Additionally, Board Members are as follows: Three Year Board Members- Christine Elsberg, Julie Derrer, and Heidi Huiskamp-Collins. Two Year Board Members – Michele Youngquist, and Kevin Murphy. One Year Board Members – Mark Schwiebert and Steve Pressly.

The Rock Island Noon Kiwanis meets every Monday at noon at the Quad City Botanical Center. For more information on membership or the information contained herein, please visit rockislandkiwanis.org or call Daryl Empen at 309.788.6796

"Kiwanis is a global organization dedicated to helping one child and one community at a time."




















 




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