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100 years 1918-2018
We meet now, as we have since 1918, at the Hotel Dupont at noon on the first and third Wednesday (Except in the summer months when we skip the first Wednesday and only meet on the third Wednesday of the month. Our Board of Directors voted a change on 11/12/2012. We will hold an evening meeting, including our Service Leadership clubs we sponsor, on the 5th or the 4th Wednesday (When a month only has four). The evening meetings will start at 6:00 P.M.
and will usually be held at the Ed "Porky" Oliver Golf Club on DuPont Road in Wilmington DE.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
12:00 P.M.

Join us this Wednesday at noon at the hotel Dupont. Our guest speaker
will be Jennifer Powell Accord, APR, Director of Marketing for the
DE Museum of Natural History. Jennifer's bio is below.

Jennifer Powell Acord, APR, is the director of communications for the
Delaware Museum of Natural History. As a one person department, she is
responsible for the museum's overall communications and marketing planning
and execution, juggling a variety of tasks including serving as the chief
storyteller, graphic designer, and social media maven. She also serves as
the publicist for the museum's unofficial mascot, Dude the Cat, a rotund
orange tabby.
Jennifer is a life-long Delawarean with the exception of four years at
James Madison University where she majored in communications (journalism
concentration), and history. Her work experience includes communication
roles for the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, Delaware Economic
Development Office, Avon Products, Inc. Northeast region, and Girl Scouts
of the Chesapeake Bay. She earned her Accreditation in Public Relations
from the Public Relations Society of America, and has completed coursework
for a masters in Communications Management from Syracuse University's
Newhouse School. She's currently working on her thesis to officially finish
the program.

Jennifer spends most of her time juggling competing priorities including
two teenagers and taking selfies with dinosaurs, taxidermy, and various
live animals around the museum.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
12:00 P.M.
Program: Quarterly Civil Service Awards
Presented to our valiant Civil Servants. This meeting honors the
Police Officer and Fire Firefighter recipients
of the Kiwanis Award for the second quarter of 2018. Join us as we pay tribute
to those who are singled out from each organization, choosing from people
all of whom put themselves at risk to protect us from fire, crime and
consequences of personal injury. These awards are an attempt to
satisfy a debt to those who serve us all and are seldom recognized for
their effort. Our award winning Kiwanis Banner
for this meeting (as soon as it becomes available.).

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
12:00 P.M EDT

Program: Frank Ursamarso, Jr., President of Union Park Automotive Group in Wilmington. Union Park Automotive Group is an authorized dealer of Volvo, Honda, Buick, GMC Truck, Jaguar, and BMW automobiles. Frank is a third generation car dealer who joined the company in 1988 after graduating from the University of Delaware with Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Franks father is the chairman of Union Park and his brother is the Vice President. As student in junior high school and high school Frank worked at the dealership during the summer and Christmas break doing various jobs in the service department. In the mid 1990's, Frank was the recipient of numerous awards from General Motors for Pontiac and GMC Truck sales and customer satisfaction performance. Frank lives in the City of Wilmington and is a regular participant in medium distance running competitions. There is a rumor that Frank will explain where the chrome went.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
12:00 P.M EDT

Program: Join us for our noon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Wilmington, September 5th at noon at the Hotel DuPont.
Our guest speaker is Laura Wisneski, Associate Director of Community Programs for Operation Warm.
Mission
Our mission is simple and focused: We provide new winter coats to children in need.
Our vision is that every child wearing a new winter coat is warm, feels valued,
and is empowered to get to school and gain an education, helping break the cycle of poverty.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
12:00 P.M EDT

Program: Terri Duke
Wilmington Economic Development Corporation
Delaware Community Development Corporation

Our speaker at the Wednesday, September 19th Kiwanis meeting is Terri Duke,
Loan Officer of the Wilmington Economic Development Corporation. As Loan
Officer for WEDCO and DCDC, she manages all lending activities, which
includes loans made under small business and community development
programs. Such lending activities include loan underwriting, loan
origination, loan servicing, and portfolio management. Please join with
us and learn about WEDCO.

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If you believe, as we do, that you can have fun while doing good and "Many hands make light work," we'd love to give your application for membership consideration at our next Wilmington Kiwanis Board of Directors meeting! The membership application is on this site and will open in a new window in your browser for to fill in blanks and print it, when you complete it. Grab by right-clicking on the word 'here' or clicking here!

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