THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1972, THE VOICE JEFFEHSONIAN, SECTION C,
High school unit feted
at club's dinner meeting
By,1obin Garr III
"Klwanla International can take
its greatest pride in the sponsorship of Key Clubs," said Ted
president of Kiwanis International.
The Key Club at Jeffersontown
High School, youth service organization sponsored by the Hurst-bour-
Kiwanis Club, was honored at a Kiwanis meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in observance
of National Key Club Week.
About 15 Key Clubbers from
JHS joined a crowd of senior
Kiwanians for dinner and Os
born' s speech at St. Paul's
Church on Lowe Road
in Hikes Point.
Osborn, serving his second term
as vice president of the international Kiwanis organization,
a former state legislator
from the Lexington area, told
the young Key Clubbers the importance of their coming role In
"Some people think Kiwanis and
similar clubs have outlived their
usefulness," Osborn said, citing
many service clubs
around the country.
"I think there's still a need
for service clubs, still a need
The current year's Kiwanis
theme is "Share Your Life,"
and Osborn remarked "there's
never been a more meaningful
theme. We believe in sharing
our lives through Kiwanis ac-
million spent on other
"Kiwanis," Osborn added, is
vitally concerned with economic
and social conditions. The truth
is, the world's blessings are
greater than ever before, and the
troubles are no worse, just different.
"The most important work of
TAKING NOTES during Osbom's speech are local high
school students Glenn Newland (left) and Keith Buck-ner- ,
both members of the JHS Key Club.
Jeffersonian photos by Robin Garr III
TED OSBORN (center), Kiwanis International vice president, chats with Jeffersontown High School Key Club members (from left) Chip Cunningham, Glen Newland,
John Ruck, President Mike Smither, and Kentucky Key Club lieutenant governor
Bill Conway of Bardstown.
the Key Club," he said. "The
youth organization provides us
with a great opportunity to Influence the future."
Key Clubs, Osborn said, have
produced such diverse personalities as a Medal of Honor winner, and the host of a TV game
The Key Club goals, Osborn
This year's Key Club special
theme, "Insure Tomorrow,'' emphasizes the importance of Kiwanians working closely with the
Key Club members, Osborn
About 4,500 of the
decals were received, the chairman reported, and all but about
a thousand have been distributed
through elementary schools, nurcenters and
series, day-ca- re
The remainder will be available
at City Hall and at the fire
station, so parents of
or families of invalids may
pick up more.
There should be a red ball post- -
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Loans To $1200
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JAYCEES (from left) Roger Morris, Carl Brangers and
Larry Selby look for space to post the club's "second
in Kentucky" and "first In the region" plaques in an
trophy case at the Jeffersontown
every child in the home.
or more children sleep In
the same room, there should be
an equal number of markers on
that window so firemen will know
to look for more than one child.
other business, the Jaycees:
Agreed to donate $75 to the
3358th Reception Station of the
100th Division, for the unit's
annual Christmas party for orphans, scheduled for 11 am to 2
pm Sunday, Dec. 10, at the unit's
Bowman Field headquarters.
Received two plaques,
nounced at a state meeting recently, recognizing the Jeffer
Jeffersonian photo by Robin Garr III
AM Till XMAS
36 Months To Pay
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SEE US AT VALLEY FOR A XMAS LOAII.
Kiwanis and the Key Club will
continue in future years."
more important activity than
It's operation Red Ball, sponsored by the Jaycees, administered through local schools, and
approved by the Jeffersontown
Volunteer Fire Department and
Purpose of the program, chairman Brooks Hatcher told the
Jaycees at their regular meeting
last Thursday, Nov. 30, is to
mark the bedroom window of
every child in the area, as well
So, Hatcher said. If there's a
fire or other emergency, firemen
can quickly spot the "red ball"
and get right into the rooms where
children are sleeping. The time
that's saved might save a life,
Studies by fire prevention experts indicate that children, in
their fright, often hide under their
bed or in a closet when fire
breaks out, and may suffocate before firemen can find them.
Also, infants are left helpless
in a fire if the parents are unable to get to the room. So, a
"red ball" on the window will
save the firemen valuable time
in saving young victims, Hatcher
Kiwanis is with youth, and there's
By Robin Garr III
Mike Smither, president of the
high school club, added his
thanks to the Kiwanis unit for
their help and guidance during
the year. "You've really helped
made us the good Key Club that
we are," he said, "and we hope
noted, include the development of
leadership, working together,
service to the school, and citi-
reaking out in a red rash for safety f
Round, red circles are appearing in windows of homes all over
Jeffersontown, but it's neither a
secret code nor a new idea in
"We don't believe in the welfare
state," he added, "but we believe
a needy child must be cldthed,
housed and fed even If he has a
parent who will not work.
"Now, tne government has stepped In to many of these areas,"
the Klwanian added, "but there's
still a need for the charitable
activities of service clubs."
Citing "the great record that
every year," Osborn quoted from
an annual report Indicating the
organization last year provided:
6,400 safety projects.
$1 12 million spent on "Kids
Days" for youth week.
700,000 children with health
for Kiwanis Club," he added.
"I can't believe we'd leave no
void if we folded up shop and
sontown chapter as the second
chapters in Kentucky, and
number one in the Jaycees' North
TO BE JOLLYIU
Reviewing the chapter's high
rating, President Larry Selby
told the group "There's only
up. It's not
one way to go
very far up, but the hardest part
of the year Is yet to come."
Discussed the chapter's wide
range of Christmas activities
coming up, Including the Mile of
Dimes fund drive, shoes for children, Jaycee Santa, Santa by fire-truand by telephone, party
for children, and the city's
Christmas tree lighting.
ALL YEAR ROUND
Additional copies of
BUY YOUR LIVE
BALLED XMAS TREE
con be bought at the
news stands below.
Yeager's Key Market
Kute's Liquor Store
Jiffy Jett Laundry
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Liberty National Bank
Ray Anderson Cleaners
Handy 24 Hour Food Mart