The 2017 Installation Dinner was held at Knox Presbyterian Church with dinner catered by Angeli's of Naperville. Mike Markowic outgoing President recapped this past year's accomplishments. Diane Ernst received Kiwanian of the year award. Mike Marx was awarded new Kiwanian of the year recognition. Legion of Honor pins and certifcates were presented to several members with 25 years or more of service. Presentation of Hixon award was made to Stan Szewczyk in recognition of his outstanding service. This is the highest honor a club can bestow in recognition of a member's contributions. A number of members received Walter Zeller Fellowship to honor their gifts / pledges for the Eliminate Project. This is Kiwanis International joint effort with UNICEF to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus, a deadly desease that steals the lives of innocent babies and women each year.
Lt. Govenor Patrick Divine thanked the continuing officers Millie Mika, Stan Szewczyk and continuing board members, Dave Cleveland, Diane Ernst, Bob Horton, Glenda Rossolillo and inducted new Board members Jane Cooper, Mike Marx, Arvind Sarup, and Carl Volland.
Lastly our Lt. Govenor inducted Carl Voss as President Elect and Dick Nelson as President.
Congratulations to All...thank you for your service and contributions.