The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting, Tuesday night, November 7, at the Rustic Grille at 7 p.m. With President Cheryl Goodman presiding, they had 27 in attendance, including guests Joelle Romanchik-Cerpovicz, Calder Ward, Erin Ward, Melonie Ward, Bill Barber and Brenda Barber. The Hersey-Bar Triple-Chocolate cake, donated by Deana Patrick, was won by Brenda Barber. The Domino’s pizza donated by Domino’s was won by Jim Clapham. The program was hosted by Diana Wedincamp. President Cheryl introduced Dianna Wedincamp who updated them on the TLC-CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program. The Emanuel County Circuit has been combined with the Oconee Circuit and they are looking for more volunteers. They are finishing their Christmas program which began in July by gathering more toys for Christmas presents. They have sent out wish lists to local merchants and are beginning to sort the toys they have. Dess Smith passed out tickets for the shotgun fund raiser. The drawing for the 12-gauge Weatherby Orion I, O/U will be December 19. The donation is $5 per ticket. He reminded us to SELL, SELL, SELL. Dess Smith reported on our timing of the Cotton Blossom Festival 5K on November 4, in Twin City and thanked the six Kiwanians who helped. President Cheryl gave an update on the October 13 Trunk or Treat at the Franklin Memorial Library with 471 participants and the 4H Trunk or Treat on October 31, with over 400 participants. Lots of candy was given out with much fellowship. She also reported on the annual Fall Festival on October 24, in downtown Swainsboro. They made over 200 bags of popcorn and 200 bags of cotton candy for the event. They also supported the DFACS Fall Fling which served over 1,200 children. If you like to find out more about our Club and the many community service projects we do each year, go to our website at www.swainsborokiwanis. org or to our Swainsboro Kiwanis Facebook page.