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Kiwanis Club of Greater Ypsilanti Prepares for Bologna Sale, April 1961

Kiwanis Club of Greater Ypsilanti Prepares for Bologna Sale, April 1961 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 13, 1961
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READY FOR BOLOGNA SALE: Members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ypsilanti will confuct their second annual sale of Bologna in area industrial plants and on downtown Ypsilanti streets tomorrow and Saturday. Pictured here among the 3,000 pounds of bologna to be sold are (from left) Edwin E. Ensign, Club President James A. Dunbar and Thomas R. East, project chair.

Ypsilanti Kiwanians Erect New Traffic Sign, November 1959

Ypsilanti Kiwanians Erect New Traffic Sign, November 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 23, 1959
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NEW TRAFFIC SIGN ERECTED: The Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club, in co-operation with the citizen Safety-Traffic Committee, has given the city this traffic safety sign, which has been erected at the point intersection of W. Michigan Ave. and Congress St. behind an historical stone marker. When complete, the sign will record traffic accidents and fatalities during the year, and have an arrow pointing to the new Ypsilanti Police Department directly across W. Michigan.

Ypsilanti Kiwanians Work at New Park, July 1955

Ypsilanti Kiwanians Work at New Park, July 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 11, 1955
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COMMUNITY WORK BEE AT NEW YPSILANTI PARK: Ypsilanti Kiwanians, aided by volunteer workers and members of American Legion Post 408, spent all day Saturday at the new Park Ridge park, installing swings and other playground equipment, mowing grass on the 12-acre site and setting posts (above) for an elaborate circle drive and parking area. It was the fifth such work bee since Kiwanians undertook development of the southside area last year. Here, Andrew F. Smith (right), chairman of the Kiwanis committee sponsoring the project, aids Louis J. Kress (center) and Ypsilanti High School Coach Ron Isbell install posts marking the circle drive.

Kiwanians Present Audiometer to Rackham School of Special Education, January 1956

Kiwanians Present Audiometer to Rackham School of Special Education, January 1956 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 12, 1956
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KIWANIANS PRESENT AUDIOMETER TO RACKHAM SCHOOL: A new audiometer was given to the Rackham School of Special Education in Ypsilanti yesterday by the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club. The equipment, which replaces an obsolete model, will be used to checkhearing of Rackham pupils and to aid hard-of-hearing children in other Ypsilanti schools. Future teacers enrolled at Michigan State Normal College will also be trained in useof the audiometer. Here, Marilyn Weeks, instructor in the Rackham primary deaf department, demonstrates the audiometer with four-year-old Linda Bruce. Watching (left to right) are Carroll Curtis, Kiwanis vice-president; T. S. Weber, immediate past-president of the club; and Dr. Morvin A. Wirtz, Rackham director.

Kiwanians Open Their Annual 3-Day Rummage Sale, November 1956

Kiwanians Open Their Annual 3-Day Rummage Sale, November 1956 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 15, 1956
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KIWANIS SALE OPENS: Ypsilanti Kiwanians opened their annual three-day rummage sale shortly after 8 a.m. today. Items ranging from clothing to furniture, implements and foodstuffs were being offered. Proceeds from the sale will go into the Kiwanis fund for work with underprivileged children. Evertt C. (Eddie) Edwards is chairman of the sale, which will be open until 8 p.m. today, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Last year's sale netted the Kiwanians some $1,800.

Quirk Gardens Cleaned by Ypsilanti Kiwanis, May 1961

Quirk Gardens Cleaned by Ypsilanti Kiwanis, May 1961 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 26, 1961
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QUIRK GARDENS BEING CLEANED UP: Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club members yesterday launched a three-day work bee to restore former large landscaped gardens at the rear of the city's Quirk Home building (top rear), where Municipal Court and other city offices will be located early next month. The garden area, below the large house which the city recently purchased, is fenced and on the same level as the adjoining Riverside Park. Kiwanians working at the site yesterday included (left to right) Samuel W. Walthour, the Rev. William R. Shaw and William C. Durant.

Charter Night Planned for new Kiwanis Club of Greater Ypsilanti, July 1959

Charter Night Planned for new Kiwanis Club of Greater Ypsilanti, July 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 9, 1959
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CHARTER NIGHT PLANNED: Officials of the new Kiwanis Club of Greater Ypsilanti met last night ot plan the organization's charter night banquet Aug. 27. The new group, which meets Thursday nights, was organized by the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club, which holds its meetings at noon on Mondays. Going over plans for the chartering affair are (seated) Harold D. Beadle (left) of the "luncheon" Kiwanis Club and Edwin E. Ensign, first president of the new organization. Standing is Charles M Getson, jr., chairman of the charter banquet arrangements for the "dinner" Kiwanians.