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Originators of the Hope of America & Freedom Leadership Awards, 1963

 

Educator of the Year Award, 2015

 

January 25, 2017

BONNEVILLE Club

of

Salt Lake City

Since October 1940

● Richfield Kiwanis Club

● University of Utah CKI Club

East High School Key Club

Bryant Middle School Builders Club

Meeting in: Little America Coffee Shop Meeting Room, 500 South Main Street, SLC

 Visitors and Guests Welcome

www.bonnevillekiwanis.com or www.bonnevillekiwanis.net

www.facebook.com/pages/Bonneville-Kiwanis-Club-of-Salt-Lake-City/118084128228319

Dues and some other payments to the club can be made by going to: http://www.bonnevillekiwanis.net/payments.htm

 

The BONNEVILLE KIWANIS CLUB OF SALT LAKE CITY is an all-volunteer charitable organization.  In keeping with the stated goals of KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL, our mission is to provide financial assistance, education, and leadership training to disadvantaged youth and young adults in our community.  We seek to provide lasting friendships within and outside the organization through an emphasis on service.


Calendar

Remember … To treat those that serve us at Little America well and remember to leave a tip for them before you leave

WED 1/25

Speaker/Meeting – To Be Announced

WED 2/1

Salt Lake Parks & Recreation

WED 2/8

Speaker/Meeting – To Be Announced

 

2016 – 2017 Contact Information

(B) Business, (C) Cell, (H) Home. (I) Internet

President

Richard Greene. Major (R),

C: (801) 781-0397, Richard.Greene@usw.salvationarmy.org

 

Vice President

Jared Parkinson, (801) 808-3377

 

 

Secretary &

Treasurer

Gordon Lewis

C: (385) 202-9845, I: 801-693-8644, 

gclbowl@comcast.net

Also: Publicity, Communications

 

Board Members

Wes Sine, Dave Nelson, Alan Engen, Larry Handy, Ed Rogers, Dave Allred, Chuck Baker

 

On January 25th …

 

   1890 - Nellie Bly bested Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days by completing her circumnavigation in 72 days.

   1915 - Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinental telephone service.

   1924 - The first Winter Olympic games opened at Chamonix, France.

   1961 - President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.

   1971 - Charles Manson was found guilty of murdering Sharon Tate and six others.

 

January 25th Birthdays …

 

Virginia Woolf, English Writer (1882); Joseph Louis Lagrange, Mathematician and Astronomer (1736); Robert Burns, Poet (1759); George Edward Pickett, Confederate General (1825); W. Somerset Maugham, Writer (1874); Corazon Aquino, Politician (1933); Eusebio, Soccer Player (1942); Steve Prefontaine, Runner (1951); Alicia Keys, Singer, Songwriter; (1981); Tatiana Golovin, Tennis player (1988)

tennis player (1988)

 

World History …

   1793- Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette executed. Reign of Terror begins in France. Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin, spurring the growth of the cotton industry and helping to institutionalize slavery in the U.S. South.

   1794 - Kosciusko's uprising in Poland quelled by the Russians. In U.S., Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania as farmers object to liquor taxes. Reign of Terror ends with execution of Robespierre.

   1796 - Napoléon Bonaparte, French general, defeats Austrians. In the U.S., Washington's Farewell Address (Sept. 17); John Adams elected president; Thomas Jefferson, vice president. Edward Jenner introduces smallpox vaccination.

   1798 - Napoleon extends French conquests to Rome and Egypt. U.S. Navy Department established.

   1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered in Egypt. Napoleon leads coup that overthrows Directory, establishes the Consulate, becomes First Consul—one of three who rule France together.

   1800 - Napoleon conquers Italy, firmly establishes himself as First Consul in France. In the U.S., federal government moves to Washington, D.C. Robert Owen's social reforms in England. William Herschel discovers infrared rays. Alessandro Volta produces electricity.

   1801 - Austria makes temporary peace with France. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland established with one monarch and one parliament; Catholics excluded from voting.

   1803 - U.S. negotiates Louisiana Purchase from France: for $15 million, U.S. doubles its domain, increasing its territory by 827,000 sq mi (2,144,500 sq km), from Mississippi River to Rockies and from Gulf of Mexico to British North America.

   1804 - Haiti declares independence from France; first black nation to gain freedom from European colonial rule. Napoleon transforms the Consulate of France into an empire, proclaims himself emperor of France, systematizes French law under Code Napoleon. In the U.S., Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded in duel with Aaron Burr. Lewis and Clark expedition begins exploration of what is now northwest U.S.