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Volunteer of the Month for September, 2017 - Columbia, MO - 10/18/2017
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We were fortunate to be joined by Tom (center) and Josh Froidl (R), who are two of their family of four (Molly & Drew couldn't be here) that recently received recognition as volunteers by the City of Columbia. Lee Kottwitz (L) presented them with a certificate of appreciation signed by Mayor Treece. Here is the link to read about their service: Froidl Family


Youth Protection Training - 10/18/2017
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Today's program was given by the club President, Angela Pigg and her husband, and past-President, Matt Pigg. The topic was Youth Protection. This is an annual training for the club members to keep children safe.  Kiwanis focuses on service of children from birth to college, and offers adult clubs to continue and grow these services. 

These 3 websites define Kiwanis International committment:


Ballot issues: Proposition U & Proposition 1 - 10/11/2017
Submitted by: deb Shore
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Steve Sapp (L), Community Relations for city of Columbia, Nancy Burke (center), club member and Fred Perry, Boone County Southern District Commissioner (R).

Boone County doesn't have a use tax. It will be easy to implement, more difficult to enforce, however easier that before due to lawsuits (ie: Amazon.com)

Amazon garners 43% of Missouri sales.

Misinformation is that it is not a double tax. In an annual survey of city residents, 62% are favorable to putting this issue on the ballot. Revenues will be divided between General Revenue, Transportation, Parks & Recreation (maintenance), Roads and Public Safety.

There are no organized objectors to the use tax issues (one is city, the other...