2016-2017 Berlin Kiwanis Officers & Directors
(L-R) Directors Dan Blais ,Mike Bump, Bob Labnon, Imediate Past President Janet Roberge, Directors Jennifer Arenburg and Susan Goupil, Secretary Paul Lafleur, President Roland Olivier, Treasurer Priscilla Couture, President-Elect Francie Valliere. Installation officer Division 7 Lindy Falconer. (missing from photo were Directors Robert Pelchat, and Bethany Poulin
Tuesday September 27, 2016 set the pace for the installations of officers, and, this year was held at Camp Sawyer in Stark the summer meeting place for the the Kiwanis Club of Berlin. The activities began at 6 pm with appetizers followed with a steak dinner by chef Glenn Tassey and his crew and assisted by Director Mike Bump as grill master. This year marks the beginning of our new Division as we are now known as Division 7. Guest from our other three Clubs in our Division 7 included Colebrook NH, and St. Johnsbury VT. and our new addition to our division was the Mount Washington Valley Club. MC for the evening was Past President Paul Fortier and the installing officer was Lieutenant Governor for our new Division 7 Lindy Falconer. The Pledge of Allegiance by Tim Beaulac, followed by song from Bob Labnon and Invocation by New England District and Bermuda John Falconer. President Roland Olivier Introduced guest and welcomed everyone at this special event. Secretary Paul Lafleur presented perfect attendance awards to: Roland Olivier 2 years, Janet Roberge 4 Years, Francie Valliere 8 Years, Tim Beaulac 10 Years, Robert Labnon 13 Years, Paul Lafleur 18 Years, Paul Fortier 19 Years, Glenn Tassey 23 Years, Priscilla Couture 25 years. Secretary Paul Lafleur also presented the Legion of Merit award to Ashley Landers 5 years (absent) and Janet Roberge 10 Years. District Treasurer John Falconer presented the Legion of Honor Award to Dick Blais for 60 years of service(absent). Priscilla Couture, Susan Goupil and Paul Lafleur each received the 25 Years of Service. The grand award for Kiwanian of the year was presented by President Roland Olivier to Tim Beaulac.
Check out the photo album section for pictures of the evening taken by Sarah Cummings of the Colebrook Club.