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Register Now for District Convention

Registration for the 99th New York District Convention is now open.

The convention will take place from Aug. 17-21 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Buffalo.

Convention and hotel registration are separate. Note: The hotel registration procedure has been updated, and the deadline changed. The deadline for hotel registration is now Aug. 3, and reservations must be made by phone. See the District Convention page for more information.

A preliminary Forum list and information on the candidates for election are now available as well.

Mancuso Elected Trustee

Thanks from the Candidate

Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your support of our campaign. I am deeply grateful to you for the many ways in which you have contributed to our success, whether by serving as part of our inner campaign circle (you know who you are), voting as a delegate, attending the convention, serving as a divisional coordinator, encouraging others to vote for me, or by making a campaign donation.

I will honor the confidence you have placed in me by serving you to the very best of my ability the next three years as your Kiwanis International Trustee.

- Peter Mancuso
International Trustee-Designate

Delegates to the Kiwanis International Convention elected Peter Mancuso to the International Board of Trustees June 24 at the convention in Toronto.

Mancuso, past distinguished New York governor, will begin a three-year term on the board on Oct. 1.

Mancuso was elected along with M.A. "Fred" Dietze of the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District and Bert West of the Rocky Mountain District.

In other elections, Florencio C. "Poly" Lat of the Philippine Luzon District defeated three other candidates to be elected Kiwanis International vice president for the coming year. He will be Kiwanis International president in 2018-19.

Jane Erickson of the Nebraska-Iowa District was elected president for 2016-17 in an uncontested election. James M. Rochford of the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District was elected president-elect, also uncontested. He will serve as president in 2017-18.

Many more pictures and a report on the House of Delegates action are available.

New Club in Metropolitan Division

The New York District has another new club.

The Kiwanis Club of Verrazano was organized on June 23 with 29 members.

Credit for the new club goes to Steve Argentine from the Metropolitan Division, assisted by district Formula Chair and Distinguished Past Gov. Joe Aiello. Congratulations also go to Lt. Gov. Don Pagano. The Kiwanis Club of Richmond County is the sponsoring club.

The charter president is Michele Tosic, and the charter secretary is Michelle Crupi. The club will be meeting at The Statten at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays. The Charter Night is scheduled for Sept. 23.

Foundation Awards Scholarships

The District Foundation has announced the winners of the 2016 scholarships. The scholarships are for $1,000 each.

The winners are:

Foundation Board Member Ed Sexton and Former First Lady Marlene Herring chaired the scholarship program this year.

Kamp Kiwanis Day
at the Mets is Aug. 27

The annual Kamp Kiwanis Day this summer will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Citi Field where the New York Mets will be playing the Philadelphia Phillies.

It's Matt Harvey Bubblehead Night. More Information.

Formula Team Offers New Incentives

The Formula Team is offering new incentives for Kiwanians who sponsor new members or new club openings between now and the end of the Administrative Year, Sept. 30.

Gift cards, jackets, and a free attendance at the District Convention is being offered to those involved in help Kiwanis grow this year.

For more information, see a letter from the Formula Team.

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July ESK Available

The July edition of the Empire State Kiwanian is in the mail and available here on the web site.

It includes coverage of the Kiwanis International Convention in Toronto and other events around the district.

Milestone Club Anniversaries This Month
ClubOrganization DateYears
BuffaloJuly 3, 1916100
Oswego July 21, 1921 95
Garden City July 3, 1951 65
Huntington July 26, 1951 65
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