Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees.

NameChairsDescription
5K RaceWilley, Sue Willey, BobAnnual 5K Race from Trail head to Library
AuditBonney, Linda Mack, OliverReviews financial activities and statements of all accounts maintained by the Club Treasurer twice per fiscal year. Written documentation from this audit is provided to the outside CPA firm who files the Club’s taxes.
Board of DirectorsSweeney, TimMeets on 4th Monday of every month virtually.
BudgetWilley, SueDevelops the budgets for the Club, Foundation and Bingo Lucky 7 accounts. The Food Pantry and Scout Troop 292 develop their own budgets with their committees and the Hooksett Kiwanis board approves them. These budgets are developed in August each year for the new year starting in October. Then financials are reported against this new budget during the year.
Builders Club, CawleyCharest, DebbieService Leadership Builders Club at Cawley Middle School. Club members learn leadership skills as they perform community service projects in their school and community.
Builders Club, HillsideMerrow, AmyService Leadership Builders Club at Hillside Middle School. Club members learn leadership skills as they perform community service projects in their school and community
Club AdministrationWilley, SueSets up facility for club meeting, manages reservations and works with Tap House restaurant.
Club Meeting SpeakersKetcham, ShannonObtains speakers for club meetings
Community Leaders Event Planning CommitteeMichael HornePlans and hosts annual community recognition event.
Community ServiceMack, Sandra Oversees all committees related to community service. Evaluates projects referred to committee by board. Makes recommendations for new projects.
Finance and FundraisingWilley, SueMonitors fund raising for sponsored events for the pending year, sends out solicitation letters, follow up with potential sponsors, develops fund raising brochure and follows up as needed.
Food pantryBrennan, BarbOperates Community Food Pantry at Hooksett Town Offices
GamingWilley, SueWorks with outside vendor to sponsor gaming events.
HistoricalBishop, FredMaintains club history from when it was chartered in 2000 up to the current year. This includes how our SLP clubs were formed, and the various activities, service projects and fund-raisers we have held over the years. Additionally, to documenting our ongoing projects.
Hooksett Kiwanis Kids’ KlosetHowe, Michele Howe, TimHooksett Kiwanis Kids Closet is a program to provide children with donated gently worn clothing. Open House, where families may select clothing, is held on the first Monday of each month from 5:30PM – 7:00PM at the Hooksett Town Offices.
Hooksett Open Golf TournamentMurtagh, Rich Jr.Hosts a golf tournament at a local golf course in July of each year. This is a well-attended tournament with many prizes.
InterclubAndruss, StephaniePlans periodic visits by Hooksett Kiwanis to other Kiwanis clubs.
Key Club at Central High SchoolMerrow, AmySupports Central High Key Club in its mission and activities.
Key Club at PinkertonGuide, SandeeKiwanis Advisors to the Key Club at Pinkerton Academy in Derry. NH
Key Club at Trinity High SchoolEvans, ScottKiwanis Advisor for Student Led Program at Trinity High School in Manchester, NH.
K Kids Hooksett Memorial SchoolWilley, BobService Leadership for K Kids at Hooksett memorial School. Club members learn leadership skills as they perform community service projects in their school and community.
Kiwanis One DayTo provide community service with all clubs nationwide at the same time.
Membership DevelopmentMerrow, Amy1. Contacts absent members. 2. Coordinates periodic membership drives.
New Member OrientationMerrow, AmyProvides orientation program about Kiwanis. Assigns mentor to new members.
NewsletterPrepares and distributes monthly club newsletter.
Public RelationsWilley, BobCommittee promotes the club locally through the media, the Internet, and by working with other committees.
Salvation Army Bell RingingRainier, ToddBellringing at Wal-Mart during Holiday Season to raise money for the Hooksett Branch of the Salvation Army
Service LeadershipMerrow, AmyOversees and coordinates activities of Circle K, Key Club, Builders Club and Key Leader
SunshinePrepares greeting cards or get well cards and passing of members and their close relatives. May also purchase remembrance gifts.
TrailsPieroni, JohnResponsible for Administering the Walking and Biking Trails Project.
Winter CarnivalBonney, LindaPlans and hosts winter carnival along with other organizations in the Town of Hooksett
Young Children Priority OneMurtagh, RebeccaPlans club activities geared toward improving the lives of children, birth to age 5
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