The Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club kicked off its administrative year with a wonderful ceremony inducting seven new members. Lonnie Steele led the induction ceremony.
Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Ric Frataccia and retired VCS Principal Paul Knauff sponsored three of the inductees: Jim McCall, Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Curriculum at Valparaiso Community Schools; Bonnie Stephens, Principal of Hayes Leonard Elementary School; and Anne Wodetzki, Principal of Parkview Elementary School.
Mark Baird of Centier Bank sponsored inductee Max Bales, Development Director at Taltree Arboretum and Gardens. Bob Westfall sponsored Steve Miller, who retired from Southwest Airlines. Rich Serletic of Certified Financial Group sponsored Jill O’Hara, a financial adviser for Raymond James. Finally, Patrick McGinley of Horizon Bank sponsored Cathie Dull, Business Development Manager at Opportunity Enterprises.
Welcome to Kiwanis, everyone. We couldn’t be happier to have you on board.