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Lisa Allmendinger on October 9th, 2014

On Monday, Sept. 29, the Kiwanis Club of Chelsea hosted its annual installation of officers at a dinner meeting. Dave Pruess was presented with the George F. Hixson Fellowship Award by the club by member Sam Vogel. Named for Kiwanis International’s first president, the award is a way of recognizing people who have contributed significantly [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 13th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Ray Kemner and Sam Vogel for the information in this story.) Surely, you’ve had a hotdog or knockwurst (or 10 or 20) that’s been prepared by the Chelsea Kiwanis (or perhaps the Chelsea Athletic Boosters at a Chelsea High School football game) at the Chelsea Community Fair. But did [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 26th, 2014

Story and Photos By Lisa Carolin In between the art booths and the food vendors lining West Middle Street, you can also find members of the Chelsea Kiwanis Club selling raffle tickets. The money for raffle tickets will go toward eliminate tetanus in Africa where 160 babies die every day from the disease. Dr. Costas [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 13th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Knox for the photo and information in this story.) Mary Stewart, coordinator of the local Warm The Children program, was the guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of Chelsea meeting. Stewart’s father started the national program in Connecticut in 1988. The program helped with clothing needs of [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 11th, 2014

(Chelsea  Update would like to thank John Knox for the photo and information in this story.) Linda Lawther was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of Chelsea meeting. A candidate for the Michigan District of Kiwanis Governor-Elect 2014-15, Lawther is a member of the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club and has held numerous Kiwanis division [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Knox for the photo and information in this story.) Michaelene Pawlak, executive director of  Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE), was the guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of Chelsea meeting. She reviewed the history of the local bus service and the status of its activities. The Kiwanis [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 29th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Knox for the photo and information in this story.) Rick Catherman, Chelsea High School band director, was the guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of Chelsea meeting. He gave the club an informative presentation on the band and the music programs in the Chelsea School District.

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 19th, 2013

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Knox for the information and photo in this story.) Nancy Paul, director with Faith In Action, was the guest speaker at a recent Chelsea Kiwanis Club meeting. She gave the club an informative update on the activities of Faith In Action and was presented a donation by the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 12th, 2013

By Elizabeth Richardson Photos by Lisa Allmendinger What do goat, biodiversity, salmon, banana, photosynthesis and waffles have in common? The definitions and spellings can all be found in “A Student’s Dictionary,” a copy of which was given to Wylie Elementary School third-graders by the Chelsea Kiwanis Club Wednesday morning. Oh, and those words were examples [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 3rd, 2013

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Knox for the photo and information in this story.) Rick Boham, president of Chelsea Community Fair Board, was the guest speaker at a recent Chelsea Kiwanis Club meeting. Boham updated the club on the fair’s results from this year as the current activities and projects that are ongoing [...]

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