Archive for February, 2010
Auburn-Lewiston Kiwanis Club of Maine The Auburn-Lewiston Kiwanis Club recenetly donated hundreds of safety packages to be distributed to the parents of new born babies at St. Mary’s Hospital Birthing Center. The packages contain electric outlet shock prevention plugs, bath water thermometers, information and prevention of trauma regarding Shaken Baby Syndr…ome and child safety car seats. This service project is linked to the Kiwanis program “Young Children: Priority One.” This initiative places focus on the needs of children in pediatric safety and parenting skills. Pictured are: Melissa Wing, RN at St Mary’s Maternity Dept., Laura Reny holding newborn son, Landen Reny, born Feb. 18, father Marcus Reny, and Ron Bellmore, Director of Material Management at St. Mary’s Health System and member of the Kiwanis Club of Auburn-Lewiston.
The local Auburn-Lewiston Kiwanis Club has recently donated Kiwanis Clubby Bears children who face trauma or a family loss through the emergency room. The Kiwanis Club supports the District Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Our mission… is to serve the children of the world. There are more than 13,000 Kiwanis clubs worldwide in 80 countries, with more than 600,000 members.Pictured from St. Mary’s are Barbara Pierce, RN.MN, director of the Emergency Department, and Ron Bellmore, director of Material Management and Kiwanis Club member. Thanks to both of you for your dedicated service!