Golden K Kiwanis Speakers
The speaker for the next meeting on Mar. 1 – Dawn Burleigh, editor of The Orange Leader, will share some of her unique stories and experiences throughout her journalistic career all over Texas and beyond. Come prepared for some hilarious escapades!
Mar. 8 – Fallon Foster, Orange County Extension Agent, will discuss the upcoming Diabetes Classes scheduled for March, along with many other services, such as the popular Cooking Classes for Kids, held each summer, filled to capacity.
Mar. 15 – No meeting due to Spring Break for students.
Mar. 22 – Lavern Sterling, a retired Dupont employee, will discuss her travels with her husband each year to the Navajo reservations in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. She will bring such items as Navajo rugs, dolls, pottery, etc., all displaying the Navajo culture. Among other things, she teaches Navajo women how to cook healthier, especially important due to the high rate of diabetes among Native Americans.
Mar. 29 – Golden K Kiwanis President Janelle Ramsey will speak on her experiences as a librarian before retirement, such as with The Biltmore House, the City of Franklin, NC, and various public and private schools in the Carolinas and her native state of Alabama.
A buffet breakfast is served at 9:30 a.m. in the Bayou Room at Sunset Grove Country Club. All speakers & media have their meal provided by Golden K Kiwanis, consisting of scrambled eggs, bacon, grits, gravy, biscuits, jelly, butter, Orange juice, coffee, & water. Other guests are asked to pay $10.95 each. A very short business meeting takes place about 10 a.m., with the speaker commencing about 10:15 or 10:20 a.m. The meeting concludes at 11 a.m.