Blogwire is a compilation of local news and information gathered by area citizens and Xpress staff. The Blogwire news aggregator includes press releases, stories from other news outlets, opinion pieces and updates from area blogs
Posting to Blogwire is open to any resident interested in participating. We welcome you to post what you see as important local news and information. Contact us to join.
(Hendersonville, N.C.) Lead by Kiwanis District Lieutenant Governor Tom Walker, the Kiwanis Club of Hendersonville inducted new leaders to head the organization for 2013-2014. Outgoing President Stephanie Bagby handed the gavel at a ceremony on October 3rd to incoming President Robert Murray, President-Elect Darla Lindeman, and Vice-President Anderson Ellis.
Mr. Murray, a retired former President and CEO of Mission Road Ministries in San Antonio, Texas, was excited to accept the position. “I’ve been a Kiwanian for 41 years, and I’m ready to lead the club in service and fundraising to expand its services to local children and children agencies. A major focus for the next year is the ‘Eliminate’ Project, a worldwide endeavor to eradicate maternal/neonatal Tetanus.” President-Elect Lindeman is the Human Resources Director at Western Carolina Community Action, and Vice-President Ellis is an attorney with Prince, Youngblood & Massagee, PLLC.
Kiwanis is a worldwide service organization for individuals desiring personal involvement in the leadership and improvement of their communities. Their motto is "serving the children of the world." The 150-member Hendersonville Kiwanis Club was chartered in 1922, and meets weekly at The Chariot in downtown Hendersonville. There are more than 600,000 Kiwanis members in 96 countries that make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and pooling resources to address worldwide issues. For more information, visit http://www.hendersonvillekiwanis.org/ or call (828) 393-5770.