Pekin AMBUCS Newsletter • Issue 39: 2013-2014
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Pekin Country Club
6:00 p.m. Drinks
It has NOT been a quiet summer
for Pekin AMBUCS
AmTrykes Roll On
15 year old Blade Glover got his first-ever set of wheels on June 25 in Havana, IL.
His friends were waiting for their first ride together.
And they were OFF! (Click play button above to play video)
AmTryke Presentation 3:30, Monday, July 28 in Peoria
Thanks to a check from John Dill of Northwestern Mutual Life, 11 year old Courtney Funchess will receive a new AmTryke. All are welcome to join us for the presentation. Dennis Barron and Greg Neaveill plan to be there.
Jake Grys will get an AmTryke soon!
It's been a tough fit, but thanks to Dennis Barron, we expect to present Jake with his new AmTryke sometime the week of July 28.
AmTryke Assembly brings out a crowd Tues., July 1
Mike Gardner even limped in for a little pizza and beer!
Who's that stranger on the far right?
Woosie Plunge Earns Us $230
Mike Gardner, Bill Calvert, Roy Bockler, and Les Turner represented our interest at the second annual Woosie Plunge put on by the East Peoria Boat Club.
Pekin Kiwanis Invites Local Service Clubs to Special Luncheon
Jim Deverman, Greg Neaveill, Mike Gardner, Jay Hall, and Virg Petty represented Pekin AMBUCS for a special luncheon featuring Mike Unes of East Peoria as a speaker on Tuesday, July 22. All we can say is that Mike said nothing new and did not take any questions.
But they did present us with a certificate of appreciation for showing up.
Next week - Bob Ehrich
Tuesday, September 9
First Meeting Back
Pekin Country Club
If you have ideas for future programs, please contact Jeff Peterson at
email@example.com or 657-2500.
Have an announcement? Want to put something in the newsletter?
Drop me a note.
Dennis Barron, Secretary
Click here to read the AMBUCS District 4C Governors 3rd Quarter Newsletter (February 2014).
2014 National Convention - St. Louis, MO
The AMBUC National Convention will be held October 29th – November 1st in 2014!!! It is in nearby St. Louis next fall and we need to get a good showing for this event, due to its proximity! Al Bedell from the Bloomington Cornbelters AMBUC group will be running for National President!
What are our AMBUCS neighbors in Bloomington/Normal doing? Find out at the website - http://www.cornbeltambucs.org. They give away AmTrykes but they also like to build ramps.
Check out their Newsletter -
Pediatrics 4 North
Before you go, call
353-0518 to make sure there are children on the floor. GoodBears and get well cards will be at the nurses' station.
We need people for
the open days!