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WELCOME BACK ZONE K KIN
Here we go everyone, we have began a year of Celebration. Kin Canada will be 100 years and growing come February 20, 2020. It is a time to reminisce and celebrate our achievements within Kin, but it is also a time to promote what Kin is and let the rest of Canada know what we already know, Kin Canada is the greatest Service Organization running. Please take the time to promote Kin within your communities on social media, local media and just by talking to your neighbors and show everyone just how proud we are to be a member of Kin Canada. I hope everyone takes the time to celebrate this special year. Remember that we are making a huge difference in our communities and across Canada from coast to coast with every project no matter how big or small. Here's to everyone having an amazing year.
Yours in Kin
Zone K Kinsmen DG
Well wasn't that a party!
District One Spring Convention held this past weekend, May 31st to June 2nd was amazing. Zone K Kinettes had one first-timer, my very own Mitchell Kinette President. She will be back. We did not scare her away but she said to me, ”Why have l not come to this sooner?” Kitchener-Waterloo Kinettes were great host with Hawaiian Kincation 2019. Congratulations to our Governors Karen Coutts and Darryl VanMorsel and the whole Team Ohana team. Excited to see what Vice Governors Francine Burt and Scott Tapley have in store for us as Governors. A big kiddos to our newly elected Vice Governors Eileen George and Tim Natyshak.
Mitchell Kinettes - May meeting the club watched the movie ”Five Feet Apart”, highly recommended.
Hensall Kinettes - Well done everyone! Our little community is really generous. We raised 729.65 in an hour and a half for cystic fibrosis, Amazing!! (Road Toll)
Clinton Kinettes - just had their community fair. The street dance in July 5th and elimination draw is the 7th at the horse races.
Everyone is preparing for their last meeting and year-end party.
Thank you Zone K Kinette's for two amazing years! I look forward to seeing what incoming Zone K Kinette's Dupty Governor Sarah Denomme has in store for Zone K. Best of luck Sarah!
Yours In Kin
Past Zone K Kinette Deputy Governor
From the President of Hensall Kinettes:
Well done everyone! Our little community is really generous. We raised 729.65 in an hour and a half for cystic fibrosis! Amazing!! Hensall and District Kinettes thank you!
Zone K along with Zone B and J are having a:
CYSTIC FIBROSIS FUNDRASIER EVENING
MAY 4, 2019 at 6 PM
WALKERTON KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL
Murder Mystery Party
Tickets are available on Eventbrite April 1st, 2019
An evening held in honour of the late Henry Paliga
Clinton/Goderich Kinsmen & Kinettes
28th Annual TV Auction
On March 1, 6:30-11:35 pm & March 2, 1:15-11:50 pm the Clinton & Goderich family of Kin will be hosting their 28 annual TV Auction. All 4 clubs have been busy pounding the streets canvassing local businesses for donations and so far have gathered almost 800 items worth over $76000 in retail value. Over the 28 years the Auction has raised over 1 million dollars that has been put back into our communities. To view the auction items on-line log into http://www.tvauction.ca . Set # 50 is our CYSTIC FIBROSIS set and all money raised is donated to Cystic Fibrosis . On the day of the Auction you can register, follow and bid on-line. Our schedule is always on time so you can follow and see updated bids instantly making it easy to participate, but remember if you want an Item "BID OFTEN" and "BID HIGH".If you are the successful bidder on an item you will receive a phone call that day informing you of the successful bid. Pick-up is on Sunday March 3 at the Goderich Kinsmen center located at 185 KEAYS St. Goderich for the successful bidders
Once again the link is http://www.tvauction.ca
On February 2, members of the Stratford Kinsmen participated in the kickoff to the Perth County "Heart and Stroke" campaign kickoff by participating in the Chilli cook-off along with 29 ot
her vendors. Members also attended the tasting and information booth. Heartburn day is a community event for the whole family attended by over 2000 people annually.
•Kinsmen Club of Goderich
FACE-OFF HOCKEY POOL 2018
It's that time of year again. Sign up for the Goderich Kinsmen/Signal Star Face-Off Hockey Pool before Oct 26th. Pick up a Goderich Signal-Star or visit http://www.goderichkinsmen.ca/ to enter. All proceeds will be donated to Goderich Minor Hockey and Goderich Ringette Association. Thank you to our prize sponsors Chisholm TV & Stereo, Cait's Cafe, Sweet Love Eats, and River Run Restaurant.
GODERICH KINSMEN SOCIAL GAMING NIGHT/ELIMINATION DRAW
Goderich Kinsmen are holding their annual Social gaming Night/ Elimination Draw and Buffet Dinner on Saturday November 10 2018. Tickets are $20.00. Doors open at 5:00pm, first serving of the meal,(Roast Beef, Sausage, potatoes, sauerkraut, salad, buns and other fixings) will be held until 7:30 with second serving later in the evening. Licensed Refreshment Bar open 5:00pm - 1:00am.
Blackjack tables and crowns and anchors wheel available for your gambling pleasure.
Elimination draw begins when all tickets have been sold (300 tickets)and place in the drum. $25.00 for the first ticket drawn and $25.00 for every 25th ticket after. $1000 for the last Ticket drawn. Come out and enjoy an evening of fun at the Goderich Memorial Arena Auditorium(upstairs). Age of Majority required. Please contact any Goderich Kinsmen Member or call 519-524-7307 or 519-525-5952 for tickets.
Kinsmen Club of Stratford
Stratford Kinsmen are holding a Retro 80's Halloween Fundraiser Bash October 27, 2018 at the Rotary Complex Stratford. Proceeds to be shared between Dan Kaal(Enbridge ride to conquer Cancer) and the Stratford Kinsmen. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased at the Black Angus Restaurant & Bakery(443 Erie St. Stratford) or the Black Angus Restaurant(817 Downie St. Stratford).
Music provided by "The New Boys" band.
This looks to be a great night of fun for a fantastic cause!
Zone K Kinettes
Spring Convention is already here? I find it weird that we have gone through a year already. I loved meeting the Kinettes in Zone K. We maybe be a small zone but we are mighty. The clubs have definitely worked at serving their communities greatest needs. Being your DG this year has been an awarding experience and I have learned so much. Thank you Zone K Kinettes! I hope you all use the Cross and Square and Only in Canada Kinsmens and Kinettes books that l presented to all the clubs at their installations, for years to come. Zone K Kinette are in good hand as Clinton Kinette Tena Mash takes over. Have fun and learn all that you can. Being DG is one of the most rewarding experience that one can have. I will have one more Newletter to come out after Spring Convention.
Zone K Kinette Club Reports:
☆Goderich Kinettes have the CF Walk on May 27, 2018.
☆Hensall and District Kinette Club is currently working on hosting a Sign night May 1, 2018, we also have a cheer for a year draw going on to be drawn on June 16, 2018. We have a community food drive happening on May 17/18 in conjunction with the Hensall and area Fire Department. We will me doing our CF walk at the end of May. We are volunteering our time for Jessicas House Concert on June 22 to sell and manage the ticket booth. These are a few things we are up to!!
Thanks Julie Clarke
☆Clinton Kinettes are having a Sign Night on Thursday May 10 and Bingo on Thursday May 24.
☆Mitchell Kinettes are having our 17th Annual Rubber Duck Race Mitchell May 12, 2018. Hopefully with some of the Building On The Basics Team.
Selling Fireworks May 18-20.
☆St. Marys Kinettes have our annual Spring Auction this upcoming Saturday, May 5th at the St. Marys PRC. It is our largest project of the year with proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer society and also to local community needs. We have received numerous corporate and local donations that will be sold as silent auction.
National President Terri MacCannell visited the St. Marys Kinettes in April. We are so grateful that she took time out of her busy schedule to meet eith us. She shares with us her passion for Kin and her desire to enable more members to step into leadership roles. It was an honour to have her join us!
Yours In Kin,
Melissa Penner Zone K Kinette DG
💥Anything Is Possible!💥
Hello District 1 and Merry Christmas,
As we wrap up the first couple months of the 2017-2018 year, The Kinsmen Clubs in Zone K have been busy:
St. Marys had their Annual Santa Claus parade November 17th, and the Kinsmen and Kinettes took the
opportunity for fellowship by putting together a float.
Stratford Kinsmen supplied food for an Open house at a local car dealership on October 28th, and some of the
Members including the club president partook in the 2nd Annual Walk with L’Arche Stratford on October 26th.
The Club also received the Ken Pierce Membership award for 2016-2017 at FLC in Collingwood.
Goderich Kinsmen handed over a cheque for $50, 000 to the Goderich Park Revitalization project on September
28th. The Club also hosted a successful Games Night and Buffet dinner on Nov 11th.
Hensall Kinsmen Hosted a bunch of Hungry men at their Annual Steak and Stag on November 3rd. They will
also help the village with the Lighting of the Trees Ceremony on November 24th.
Clinton Kinsmen held their annual October breakfast with all Proceeds going to the Clinton Public Hospital
foundations. The club served close to 300 people that morning. On November 4th the Club held their 21st
Annual Ladies night. The Club fed and entertained close to 300 Ladies. The night was a success with the ladies
keen to return next year.
Great Job everyone and keep up the good work.
Deputy Governor Zone K
ZONE K KINETTES
The Kinship One Christmas addition already! I can’t believe December is right around the corner. At least we
have no snow! I want to wish the Clinton & District Kinettes, Goderich & District Kinettes, Hensall & District Kinettes, Mitchell & District Kinettes, St. Marys Kinettes, PLUS the Back To The Basics Team a heartfelt Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a very fantastic New Years. Be Safe!
The second addition of the Zone K Newsletter has been sent out!
ZONE K NEWSLETTER
The * is when the Newsletter is coming out and the other months is when I would like pictures, small write ups, past events and upcoming events, etc. Email: email@example.com Thank you!
Remember Zone K is a TEAM!
T – Together
E – Everyone
A – Achieves
M – More
MITCHELL & DISTRICT KINETTE CLUB
Every year for the last 40 years, the Mitchell Kinettes have sponsored an evening for the Senior Citizens of Mitchell the last Monday night of November.
It started off being an evening of entertainment followed by lunch. Now, we sponsor an evening of euchre with prizes followed by lunch and each person present is given a Xmas bag full of goodies to take home as well as there are extra baggies for them to take to someone they know who is either sick or shut in. Even though the numbers have dwindled down from 100 to 30, this evening is greatly appreciated and enjoyed by all in attendance.
This year the date is Monday, November 27.
I was glad l could help out the Mitchell & District Kinette Club bagging the gifts all 24 bags as Zone K Kinette DG. It was nice seeing the people in the community's faces light up when they where presented with their gift. They enjoying seeing the Mitchell Kinettes. Great job Ladies!
PARK IN MITCHELL
Each year the Mitchell Kinettes put on their winter coats, hats and gloves to get into the Christmas spirit by decorating the Gazebo as our contribution to the Christmas decorations around the Town of Mitchell. We have it decorated in time for the Santa Claus Parade which is the first Friday of December.
HENSALL & DISTRICT KINETTE CLUB
$10.00 a ticket. Draw held Friday, December 29, 2017
CLINTON & DISTRICT KINETTE CLUB
Thursday, November 30
Central Huron Community Centre – Libro Hall Doors open at 6:15pm
ST. MARYS KINETTE CLUB
Orders “No” later then November, 22
Saturday, December 2nd 10am-4pm
If you have something on your mind, feel free to contact Deputy Governor Mathew Lobb or Melissa Penner
Yours In Kin
Zone K Kinette DG
💥Anything Is Possible!💥
Zone K Kinettes
Welcome back to another great District 1 Kin year with Back To The Basics Team!
I am excited to be the Zone K Kinette DG this year 2017-2018. It is going to be a year of learning, growing and expanding. My main goal is to met everyone in Zone K even the Kinsmen but I would really like Zone K too "Strive For Five!" Each Kinette Club should get five new, or past members that would be a total of 25 members and if the Kinsmen would like to do the same Zone K would contribute 50 new members. How nice would that be! I know Zone K can do it because we rock!
ZONE K NEWSLETTER
The * is when the Newsletter is coming out and the other months is when I would like pictures, small write-ups and past events and upcoming events, etc. Email: melissa [period] penner76 [snail] gmail [period] com Thank you!
Remember Zone K is a TEAM!
T - Together
E - Everyone
A - Achieves
M - More
If you have something on your mind, feel free to contact with Deputy Governor Mathew Lobb or Melissa Penner
Yours In Kin
Zone K DG
💥Anything Is Possible!💥
Hello Zone K
Hard to believe it is June already and the conclusion of this Kin year is just about upon us.
A huge thank you to the members of Zone K for making this another wonderful experience being your Zone Deputy Governor.
Things are not quite done for us in our clubs; remember that your Accredited Delegate form for National Convention 2017 is due to Kin Headquarters by July 15th. You can find the form in the Resource Library on the National Website or on the District Secretary's page here or on our Zone K Family of Kin Facebook group page.
As well, please ensure that your incoming Club Executive members have been shared with our incoming Deputy Governors. Kinette Presidents have already received that request via email.
Again, thank you for a great year and wishing you a great summer, whether you are relaxing or your club has summer projects on the go, I wish you all the best
Yours in Kin
Kinette Deputy Governor
Thank you goes out to the Clinton & District Kinsmen and to the Hensall & District Kinettes for hosting our Zone Conferences. Both were awesome and we could not have conducted our Zone business without you providing the day to the Zone.
From that we wish all Zone Award winners good luck at Spring Convention May 6th. Thank you to all that entered Zone awards and good luck to those moving onto District.
We look forward to seeing you at Animal House !!
Yours in Kin,
DG's Mat and Terri
Zone K Zone Conferences:
Kinsmen: Sunday March 19th
Hosts: Clinton Kinsmen
Place: Clinton Club room
Time: 8am Breakfast
9am Call to Order
Theme: All things Canadian
Cost: $ 20.00
Kinette: Saturday April 1st
Hosts: Hensall & District Kinettes
Place: Hensall Heritage Hall
9:30 Call to Order
Theme: "60" Shades of Kin
Cost: $ 20.00
Accredited Delegate Form is attached below and must be filled out and submitted to DG Mat or DG Terri 7 days prior to the Zone Conference date in order for your club to vote at the Zone Conference.
Presidents will be required to submit club reports in advance.
District and National Awards criteria's will be followed for all Zone Award submissions
Get your Jokers and Speakers ready !!
DG's Mat and Terri
Best wishes fellow Kin on a fabulous 2017. As we all rang in the new year in our own ways, I trust that you reflected on 2016, cherished the great memories and said so long to the bad.
Winter blahs may be overtaking some of us but now is the time that we as a zone look forward to our Zone Conferences.
Information will be circulated and posted as soon as it becomes available, but we trust you will all make an effort to attend.
Accredited Delegate Forms are now out and will be send to clubs and posted for easy access. Remember they are a must to be filled out and returned to your Deputy Governor at minimum 7 days BEFORE the Zone Conference.
Zone K will rock 2017 !!
Deputy Governor Mat and I have started our visitations and club installations in our awesome Zone.
Please make sure you let us know what your club has going on, we would love to promote and assist at your club projects and celebrations.
It is all about the teamwork for a successful year!
Please do not forget that Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) "Gangsters, Flappers and Rum Runners " is right around the corner. November 4-6th in Windsor.
Early registration deadline is October 16th.
Accredited Delegate Forms are due October 28th to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for all you do !!
Zone K is rocKINg it this year.
DG's Mat and Terri
Hello Zone K:
Deputy Governor’s Mat Lobb and Terri Iredale are looking forward to working with all our Zone K members this year.
Once holidays are over we are getting together to form our joint zone team and plan for our year.
Please ensure that we have your new Club's executive contact information.
We will be reaching out to you in the near future.
Zone K Rocks!
Zone K Kinette Zone Conference
Wake Up Your Inner " Kin "
Pajama Party Breakfast
Saturday March 5th 2016
Hosted by the Mitchell Kinette Club
Mitchell Arena - Wellington Street
Social 8:30 am
Breakfast 9:00 am
Call to Order 9:30 am
Cost: $ 15.00
Spring Convention always reminds us that our Kin year is winding down. The time has gone so quickly this year. All the clubs in Zone K have been busy with numerous projects. I would like to commend all the clubs for the hard work and dedication to making these projects successful.
Some clubs are just completing their major projects of the year.
The St. Marys Kinettes had a very successful "Spring Auction" in April.
The Hensall ladies are looking forward to their "Ladies Night in May.
Mitchell Kinettes are racing their "Rubber Duckies" on May 9th.
The Goderich Club are getting their hands dirty to make the town beautiful by planting and maintaining flower beds in the community. They will also be helping the Kinsmen at the annual "Summerfest" in July
Clinton Kinettes are gearing up for the July long weekend when they, in partnership with Clinton Kinsmen, present the "19th Annual Pluckinfest".
My Zone Conference went well, and I truly appreciate the hard work and little extras my club the Clinton Kinettes put in to hosting the event.
I have enjoyed joining all of my clubs at their meetings and events. They are all amazing women who go above and beyond to make their communities better. Congratulations to all of you on a very successful year.
Thank you for making me feel so welcome and part of the family in each of your clubs.
DG Betty Kelly
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I’ve just returned from 3 weeks back in Australia. It was great to catch up with my family and friends, and enjoy that awesome Aussie weather.
The Zone K Kinsmen Conference was held on Sunday the 15th March in St Mary’s. We had 43 members and guests attend. The theme was “Lumberjack” and we had many Lumberjack’s present! St Mary’s did a great job of hosting a very successful Zone Conference. Mat Lobb from Clinton won the speak off. Congratulations to Tyler Brady from Clinton for stepping up to be our Zone K incoming DG.
Zone K Kinsmen have been busy with fundraising projects. I’m very excited to report that we currently have 6 new members in the zone. With Club elections underway, I wish the incoming Presidents and Executive members all the best for their exciting year ahead.
Goderich Kinsmen : Goderich and Clinton had a great TV Auction with $50,000 raised. Goderich is now busy getting ready for this year’s annual Summerfest which is held from 10th – 12th July.
Hensal Kinsmen: The 1st ever Wing Night held in February was a huge success with over $4,000 raised. Their annual golf tournament will be held May 2nd. Hensall will be holding the Splash Pad grand opening on the 12th & 13th June in conjunction with the Hensall Fair. The 8th annual co-ed ball tournament will be held on the 19th June.
St Mary’s Kinsmen: had their 3rd annual Storage Battles on April 25th. The Hospital Gala Fundraiser will be May 2nd. Electronics Drive will be held on May 9th. The Club is also busy getting ready for Summerfest Aug 13 – 16th.
Stratford Kinsmen: are busy with Camp Tanner and getting ready for the Canada Day Parade & Fireworks. They are also looking after the bar for the Blues & Ribfest June 19th – 21st.
Clinton Kinsmen: Had a successful TV Auction with Goderich Kinsmen. The Club is also busy getting ready for Pluckinfest July 3rd – 5th.
I would like to congratulate the Zone K Kinsmen on another fantastic year. The Club Presidents, Executive’s and members do some amazing projects to provide service and raise money that goes back into the communities we live in. You should all feel very proud of your achievements!
I’ve greatly enjoyed my year as Deputy Governor in Zone K. As this is only my 4th year in Kin it has certainly been a steep learning curve but I have to say it has been my best year in Kin so far. The more I learn about Kin the prouder I feel to be a part of this amazing organisation. It really is the people that make the difference and stepping into the Deputy Governor role has helped me to meet so many more of our Kin family and to see the bigger picture of Kin outside of my club, zone and district.
I look forward to “Bridging the Gap” at Spring Convention.
2014 – 2015 Zone K Deputy Governor
Kinsmen and Kinettes have spent September and October organizing and planning projects to serve their communities.
I am pleased to be returning as Zone K Kinette Deputy Governor. I am also happy to be working beside the Kinsmen DG Darren. We are both members of the Clinton Kin Family.
The Kinettes in Zone K are always there to support local groups such as Meals on Wheels, and Blood Donor Clinics.
Many clubs organized or participated in Terry Fox Runs across the Zone. Some of our clubs recognize graduating students by giving awards and promoting the Kin Canada Bursury program.
The St. Marys Kinettes held a very successful "All About Me", Ladies Day in October. Along with all the good work they do they also have plans for club bonding with movie nights, wine and mystery tours.
The Goderich Kinettes have continued their project to provide "Care Kits" for Teens in need.
The Hensall ladies support local sports by sponsoring or serving food at tournaments and fund raising events. They also do an elimination type draw.
Mitchell Kinettes serve dinners, blood donor clinics and have just hosted an Improv night which was well attended.
The Clinton Kinettes started the year with a club team building challenge course. They invited friends and family to finish out the day with a Mystery tour and Scavenger hunt. They have also sold Pizza kits and just held a Christmas decoration "New to You" sale.
FLC will be filled with interesting and informative seminars, a little business, and a lot of fun.
As the Holiday season approaches many of our clubs are involved in decorating, Santa Claus Parades and selling Poinsettias for Cystic Fibrosis.
I am looking forward to working with all my clubs and especially meeting the new members joining our ranks.
The Kinettes in Zone K have been very busy this year.
My first Zone Conference held in St. Marys' was well attended and many enjoyed the presentations about Cystic Fibrosis and Rejuvenation.
I have enjoyed attending many functions and being welcomed by Kinettes across the Zone.
In Clinton the highlights were the Christmas Home Tour, Santa Clause Parade, and Easter Egg Hunt.
The Goderich and Clinton ladies helped out with the Annual Kinsmen TV Auction. I made my TV debut as an auctioneer and enjoyed it tremendously.
The Hensall club are getting ready for their Ball Hockey tournament and Community Garage Sale Day in Hensall.
Mitchell Kinettes have been helping with blood donor clinics and held their first Family Day celebration to the delight of young children in the Mitchell area.
St. Marys' Kinettes are one of the busiest clubs in the zone with sponsoring Ladies Night, Spring Auction and helping with Meals on wheels just to name a few.
Many of the clubs sell poinsettias, pizza and popcorn, collect grocery tapes, serve seniors dinners, cater etc to raise funds to support their communities
This has been a great year for me. The Kinettes in this Zone are an amazing group of women who go above and beyond for their families, friends, and communities.
I am so proud to call them my friends and to belong to this wonderful family of Kin. When asked why I am part of Kinettes, I say that it is the people and their passion to help their neighbours, friends and communities to be a better place to live. It is well known that if you want something accomplished and done well, just ask a Kinsmen or Kinette.
Thank you to all the clubs in Zone K for making this a year to remember.
Thank you to our sponsors!
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