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Mandy Hines Fulton, Kiwanis of Lakeland Club President

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Mandy Hines Fulton, President

Mandy Hines Fulton is the 2023 -2024 President of the Kiwanis Club of Lakeland. Mandy is a community leader in Lakeland, FL. She has been a member of the Club for over 10 years and is on a mission to make a difference in the lives of our community’s children. 

Club Officers

Immediate Past President

Paul Colee

President Elect

Ricky Reynolds

Vice President

Stephanie Hoskins

Treasurer

Paul Colee

Secretary

Lisa Oliver

Board of Directors

Don Bosko

Susan Hurlburt

Bianca McKinney

Paula Dockery

Colleen Walsh

Stephanie Hoskins

Lana Swartzwelder

Beth Verplanck

Tim Rice, Emeritus Director

Committee Chairs

Awards

Chair — Mandy Fulton

Actively seeks to recognize club members who exceed in their areas of participation.

Club Involvement / Attendance

Chair — Mandy Fulton, Ricky Reynolds, Paul Colee

Keeps the members involved and active in the organization.

Club Photographers

Chair — Ray Kriegbaum 

Takes photos of events and meetings.

Community Service

Chair — David Ousley 

Focuses upon outreach in the community.

A Terrific Kid

Chair — Matthew Cantrall & Dennis Harrison

A Terrific Kid recognizes those scholars who go above and beyond.

Day without Disabilities

Chair — Julie DeGeorge & Marilyn Paul

A day for those with disabilities to enjoy horseback riding and many other activities.

Aktion Club

Chairs — Lana Swartzwelder & Adam Hartley

The only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 10,000 members worldwide.

Finance

Chair — Benjamin Fairchild

Oversees the finances of the organization.

Bring Up Grades

Chair — Angela Bowne

Bring Up Grades (BUG) program recognizes young scholars working hard to improve their school grades.

Guest Introductions

Chair — Ricky Reynolds

Coordinates someone to introduce guests at the weekly meeting.

Honors Luncheon

Chair — Billy Townsend III 

Organizes the program for our scholarship recipients.

House

Chair — Steven Wagner & Paul Colee

Coordinates members who welcome and check in members at the weekly meeting.

Builder's Club

Chairs — Lana Swartzwelder & Adam Hartley

Builder’s Club is a middle school initiative to build adolescent servant leaders.

Interclub

Chair — Don Bosko 

This committee works throughout the year to attend at least one meeting at each Kiwanis club in the district.

K Kids

Chairs — Lana Swartzwelder & Adam Hartley

Our club sponsors K-Kids, a leadership program for elementary students at South McKeel Academy, Blake Academy and Lakeland Montessori. The Kiwanis advisors attend meetings, participate in service projects and are the liaison between the school and Kiwanis.

Key Club

Chairs — Lana Swartzwelder & Adam Hartley

Works with Lakeland High School, McKeel Academy of Technology, & Tenoroc High School Key Club Advisors.

CKI SEU

Chair — Paul Colee & Dan Gilbert

CKI is a college age program for servant leadership.

Kiwanis Caribbean Casino Night

Chair — Dennis Harrison & Channon Eickenburg 

The proceeds from this fundraising event are used to support our signature projects.

Membership

Chair — Ricky Reynolds

The membership committee is fun and it is about more than recruiting new members. It is also about retaining and engaging our current members. We would love to have you on this committee.

Nominating

Chair — G F Sunny Zimmermann

Recommends members to serve as officers and board members.

Club History

Chair — Jean Bunch & Ileana Kniss

Works to record and retain club history and information.

One Day

Chair — Jared Weggeland

Works with United Way to coordinate time for members to work on service projects.

Orientation

Chair — Bianca McKinney 

Provides information and an orientation for incoming members.

Programs

Chair — Stephanie Hoskins

Coordinates and arranges weekly speakers at meetings.

Recognition and Ridicule

Chair — Dan Gilbert & Billy Townsend III

Recognize the worthwhile activities and events in the lives of our members.

Rudolph Round-UP

Chair — Robert (Tri) G. Thornhill

Purchases toys for Heartland for Children at Christmas.

Salvation Army Kettles

Chair — Lacey Hatmaker

Coordinates the ringing of the bells at holidays.

Social

Chair — Kimberly Feeney & Dan Gilbert

Coordinates after hour events.

Social Media & PR

Chair — Adam Hartley & Paula Dockery

Keeps us up to date via facebook and social media.

Spiritual Arms

Chair — Lorrie Colee

Coordinates weekly members to give invocation at meetings.

Stuff the Bus

Chair — Colleen Walsh

Coordinates this signature service project of delivering school supplies to Polk County Schools.

Technology & Website

Chair — Stephanie Hoskins 

Manages the technology and website issues for the club.

VISTE Thanksgiving Meals

Chair — Karen Kovach

Coordinates delivering meals at Volunteers in service to the Elderly.

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